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LONDON. The continuation of Sir Richard Hoare's Dr Spiker, one of the librarians of the History of Ancient Wiltshire will, in the King of Prussia, who recently visited this ensuing season, be presented to the public. country for literary and scientific objects, It is written on the same plan as the South has published, in German, the first volume Wiltshire, and will describe the antiquities of his Tour through England, Wales, and worthy of remark in the northern district of Scotland ; a translation of which will be the county, and be accompanied with en- published here, under the authority of, and gravings by Messrs Cooke, Basire, &c. with some additional remarks by, the author.
A Description of the Islands of Java, Memoirs, Biographical, Critical, and Li-
eases for which they were given, forming a
Underwood's Catalogue of Medical Books
two octavo volumes, Memoirs of the Life of
an octavo volume, Sketches of America, beShortly will be published, Memoirs on ing the narrative of a journey of more than the Present State of Science and Scientific five thousand miles through the eastern and Institutions in France ; containing a des. western states. criptive and historical account of the Royal Two volumes of Sermons, by the late Garden of Plants; the Royal Institute; Rev. E. Robson, thirty-seven years curate the Polytechnic School; the Faculty of of St Mary, Whitechapel, selected from his Sciences; the College of France ; and the MSS. by the Rev. H. C. Donnoughue, are Cabinet of Mineralogy : the Public Libra- in the press. ries; the Medical School ; and the Hospi- Mr John Chalmers, author of a History tals; with plans of the latter, never before of Malvern, is printing a History of Worpublished, &c. &c. : illustrated by nume- cester, abridged from the histories of Dr rous plates and tables ; by A. B. Granville, Nash and Mr Green, with much additional M.D.F.R.S. F.L.S. M.R.I., &c.
information. Vol. III.
Mr Henry Thomson will soon publish, and Misery are produced or prevented by Remarks on the Conduct of a Nursery ; in- our present system of prison discipline ; by tended to give information to young mo- Thomas Fowell Buxton, Esq. M.P. thers, and those likely to become such. Reports of Cases Tried in the Jury Court,
Mr A. T. Thomson has in the press, in an from the Institution of the Court in 1813, octavo volume, the London Dispensatory; to the sittings at Edinburgh ending in containing the Elements and Practice of March 1818. Materia Medica and Pharmacy, with a tran- Mr Brydson, Edinburgh, is preparing for slation of the London, Edinburgh, and immediate publication, in 4to, a ner Fork Dublin Pharmacopæias.
on Distinctions of Rank, as belonging to The Rev. Fred. Nolan is preparing a the Governments of Modern Europe, and Grammatical Analysis (on a plan altogether derived from the Political and Military Innew) of the French, Italian, Spanish, stitutions of the Feudal System. A part of Greek, Latin, Hebrew, and Syriac Lan- this treatise, under the title of Heraldry, guages, with a Classed Vocabulary ; to be was formerly laid before the public, and printed in a duodecimo volume.
met with a favourable reception. The preThe third edition of the late Dr Saunders' sent publication will include, 1. An historiTreatise on Discas s of the Eye, with a short cal deduction of the feudal system, in its account of his life by Dr Farre, will soon territorial structure, and distinctive military appear.
constitution termed Chivalry—the former The fifth edition of the History of the consisting of fiefs, or feudal possessions in British West Indies, by Bryan Edwards, land, the latter of incorporeal fiefs, or feudal continued to the present time, in four octavo possessions in dignity, rank, and precedence. volumes, with a quarto one of maps and 2. A view of the government of the British plates, is expected early in next month. kingdoms, in reference to the general de
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designated by titles and symbols of ChivalMartin's Voyage to St Kilda in 1697, ry, which symbols are here exemplified in a and Supplement to the Feuds and Conflicts series of vignette armorial engravings of the Clans, from an original MS. in 1656. The Appeal, a tragedy ; as performed at
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APPOINTMENTS, PROMOTIONS, &c.
1. CIVIL. Ilis Grace the Duke of Gordon, Robert Viscount Melville, the Right Hon. Archibald Colquhoun, Lord Register; the Right Hon. Alexander Mac onochie, Lord Advocate ; and the Right Hon. David Boyle, Lord Justice Clerk- are appointed Commissioners for keeping the Crown and Regalia of Scotland, by a warrant issued under the sign manual, and commission expede under the Great Seal of Scotland.
The Commissioners have appointed Capt. Adam Fergusson to be Deputy-keeper.
Donald M'Intosh, Esq. is appointed his Majesty's Consul for the State of New Hampshire.
III. MILITARY. 2 L. Gd. Major Hon. H. E. Irby to be Major and Lieut.-Col.
23d June 1818 2 D. G. Lieut. A. Bolton, from h. p. 23 Dr. to be
6th August 5 Lieut. W. Hodgson, from 22 Dr. to be
Lieut. vice Higginbotham, ex. 250 July 6 Lieut. J. W. Dunn, from h. p. 10 F. to be Lieut. vice Walker, ex. rec. dir.
30th do. 7L. Dr. Lieut. F. Seymour, from 25 Dr. to be LL. vice Custance, ex.
16th da. 9 Assist. Surg. E. Burton, from 12 P. to be
Assist. Surg. vice Knox, h. p. 230 do. 11 Lt. T. B. Wall, from h. p. 23 Dr. to be Lt.
vice Sicker, ex. rec. din. 30th do 13 Lt. J. Lynam, from 33 F. to be Lieut. sice Stopford, ex.
13th Aug 20 Lt. W. H. Smith, from h. p. 103 F. to be
Lt. vice Scott, ex. rec. diff. 30th July 22
Lt. H. Higginbotham, fremn 5 Dr. Gds. to be Lieut.
vice Hodgson, ex. 23d do. 25 Lt. N. Custance, from 7 L. Dr. to be Lt. vice Seymour, ex.
16th do. Gr. Gds. Lord John Bentinck to be Ens. & Lt. by purch. vice Swann, 98 F.
do. IF Lt. G. Mathias, from h. p. to be Lt. vice Vallancey, ex. rec. dift.
23d do. J. M'Gregor to be Ens. vice Mainwaring, prom.
30th do. 3 Li. J. S. Hughes, from h. p. to be Lt. vice Moore, ex. rec. dift.
II. ECCLESIASTICAL. The Right Honourable Lord Napier has presentert Mr John Bennet, preacher of the Gospel, to the church and parish of Ettrick, vacant by the death of the late Rev. Charles Paton.
The Magistrates and Town Council of Dumbarton have presented Mr William Jaffray, preacher of the Gospel at Stirling, to the church and parish of Dumbarton, vacant by the death of the Rev. James Oliphant.
The Right Honourable Lord Douglas of Douglas has presented the Rev. Archibald M.Conechy, Glasgow, to the united parish and church of Buncle and Preston, vacant by the death of the Rev. John Campbell.
1818.] Register.-Appointments, Promotions, 8c.
731 9 F. Capt. H. Hill, from h. p. 14 F. to be Capt. Med. Dep. Dep. Ins. of Local Rank A. West, Dep. vice Hackett, ex. rec. diff.
Ins. by Brevet
DrJ. Mackenzie, from h. p. to be Phys.
to the Forces, více Bancroft, ex.
Staff Surg. E. Doughty, from h. p. io
be Surg. to the Forces
do. Ass. Surg. vice Burton, 9 Dr. do.
Hosp. Mate R. Melin to be Ass. Surg. 13 Tho. Jervis to be Ens, by purch. vice El
to the Forces
6th Aug. derton, ret.
Disp. of Med. P. J. Macdonald to be
Apothecary to the Forces, vice Lyons,
J.Perkins to be Hosp. Mate to the Forces
Ass. Surg. J. Campbell, M.D. from h.p.
7 W.1.R. to be Supernum. Ass. Surg. 26 Capt. A. C. Drawater, from h. p. 62 F. to
in India, vice Ligertwood, cancelled be Capt. vice Addison, ex. rec. diff. do.
S. A. Severe to be ad Lieut. do.
vice Cotton, prom. Ens. W. B. Buchannan to be Lt. by purch.
-J. Hollingworth to be 2d Lt.
- C. W. Wingfield to be 20 Lt.
vice Palmer, prom.
A. Tulloch to be 2d Lt, vice
J. S. Farrell to be 2d Lt. vice
S. W. May to be 20 Lt. vice bet, ret.
do. 45 Capt. R. Houghton, from h. p. 3 F. to be
G. P. Heywood to be 2d Lt. Capt. vice Stewart, ex. rec. dift. 93d do.
vice Somerville, prom.
J. M. Tylden, h. p. 3 F.
to be Paym. vice Sherwood, ex. do. Drawwater, h. p. 62 F.
Wallet, from 32 F. rec. diff. with Bt. Major dead
Elliott, h. p. 60 F.
Stewart, froin 45 F. rec. diff. with Captain
Houghton, h. p. 3 F.
Hackett, from 9 F. ree. diff. with Capt. Hill, 64
Ens. A. J. M.Pherson, from 2 W. I. R. to h. p. l1F
Lieut. Walker, from 6 Dr. Gds. rec. diff. with Lieut.
Dunn, h. p. 40 F.
Sicker, from 11 Dr. ree. dift. with Lieut. 93 Ens. J. Atkinson to be Lt. vice M'Connell, Wall, b. p. 23 Dr. dead
Stopford, from 13 Dr. with Lieut. Lynam,
Scott, from 20 Dr. rec. diff. with Lt. Smith, 76 Ens. H. Wood to be Lieut. by purch. vice
h. p. 103 F. Daniell, 99 F.
Hodgson, 22 Dr. with Lieut. Higginbotham,
5 Dr. Gds.
Seymour, 25 Dr. with Lt. Custance, 7 Dr. Geo. Stephens to be Qua. Mast. vice Bam
Vallancey, from 1 F. rec. diff. with Lt. Ma
thias, b. p.
Moore, from 3 F. rec. diff. with Lt. Hughes,
Gorman, from 10 F. rec. diff. with Lieut. vice Schooles, dead
Hibbert, h. p. 41 F. 82 Lt. G. 0. Field to be Capt. vice Walmes
Cleghorn, from 52 F. rec. diff. with Lieut. ley, dead
Montagu, h. p.
Keen, from 97 F. with Lieut. Bradish, h. r. Lord W.F. Montagu to be Ens.
Potts, from R. Y. Ran. with Ll. O'Gradj. Ens. J. Cates, froin 60 F. to be Ens. více
h. p. 87 F. Baylee, prom.
2d Lieut. Poe, from 23 F. rec. dift. with Ens. Mor. 90 Com. S. W. Popham, from h. p. 13 Dr. to
den, h. p. 14 F. be Ens. vice Bayley, ex, rec. diff.
Ens. Moriarty, 64 F.with Ens. M'Pherson, 2 W.I.R. 97 Lt. R. Bradish, from h. p. to be Lieut. vice M'Donald, from 76 F, with Ens. Tinling, h.p.
do. heen, ex. Surg. H. Cowen, from h. p. 73 F. to be · Bayley, from 90 F. rec. diff. with Cornet Por Surg. vice Cogan, 81 F.
do, ham, h. p. 13 Dr. 98 Lt. F. D. Swann, from Gren. Gds. to be Payın. Sherwood, from 53 F. with Paym. Mouh,
h. Capt. by purch. vice Lidwell, ret.
p. 16th do.
Resignations and Retirements. 99 Lt. C. Daniell, from 76 F. to be Capt. by
Major Sparrow, 27th F. purch. vice Burke, ret.
Capt. Lidwell, 98 F. 2 W. I. R. Ens. W. L. P. Moriarty, frora J4 F. to
Burke, 99 F. be Ens. vice M.Phenon, ex. 16th do. Ensign Elderton, 13 F. R.Af.Cor. Lieut. W. Gray to be Capt. vice Leman,
-- Corbit, 10 F. dead
30th do. Quart. Master Bamborough, 76 F. Ens. J. P. Sparks to be Lt.
do. J. Chisholm to be Ens.
Appointments Cancelled. R.Y.Ran. Lt. S. O'Grady, from h. p. 87 F. to be Supernum. Ass. Surg. in India, Ligertwood Lt. vice Platt, ex.
Dep. Ass. Commis. Gen. Bowman, having declined Stadt. Col. J. Macdonald, h. p. 1 Gar. Bn, to
to proceed upon Foreign Service.
Quart.-Mast. Howsman, 60 F. being absent without
14th do. tius
leave. com.Dep. D. Bowman, appointment as Dep. Ass.
Lieut. Harrison, 9 F.