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Names.
Ships.

Names.
Captains.

Marines.
G. R. Pechell

Bellette

2d Lt. Wm Calamy Sam. Warren

Bulwark

1st Lt. Rich. Farmar John Furneaux

Carron

1st Lt. Peter Conolly Francis Stanfell

Conqueror

2d Lt. J. R. Williams James Tomkinson

Fly

Capt. Henry Cox R. Shannon

Leveret

1st Lt. Ed. Hancock W. H. Dillon

Phaeton

2d Lt. G. J. Bristowe Thos. Briggs

Queen Charlotte 20 Lt. M. Fenton Hon. G. P. Campbell

Racehorse

28 Lt. Jas. Thompson Wm Ramsden

Scout

2d Lt. Sam. Cox Sir Geo. Collier Tartar

Masters. John R. Lumley

Topaze

John Oliver
Lieutenants.

Jas. Holyoak
Edward Hacket

Beaver

W. White P. G. Panton

Bellette

W. Read Jas. Cheape

Ditto

J. W. Pill Chas. Fraser

Bulwark

T. P. Thomas E. W. C. Astley

Ditto

Jas. Downie C. T. Phelp.

Ditto

Geo. Patterson Fred. Chamier

Ditto

Jas. Wilson Thos. D. Stewart

Ditto

Lloyd Edwards Thos. Blackiston, F.L. Ditto

Jas. Paddon Chas. Haydon

Carron

Jas. T. Taylor J. G. Graham

Ditto

R. Anderson Geo. Chevalier

Confiance

R. B. Gregory Jas. Burton

Ditto

E. Gilling H. C. Harrison

Conqueror

B. Hazel Jos. Pearse

Cyrus

H.W. Kent Wm Snell

Driver

Jos. Martin Geo. Dunsford

Eden

T. Hales Wm Daniell

Ditto

G. Evans Aug. Thos. Hicks

Falmouth

J. Jenkins Henry Foster

Fly

H. Garratt H. A. Perkins

Impregnable

John Town Chas. B. Louis

Ditto

J. P. Lurehen M. G. H. Whish

Ditto

Lewis John H. D. Twysden

Iphigenia

J. C. Atkinson Chas, W. Ross

Lee

J. B. Stent John Molesworth, F L. Ditto

W. Sidney Geo. Pigot

Leveret

John Griffiths Hon. C. Abbot

Liffey

M. Curran Henry Eden

Ditto

Jas. Raith Chas, Hope

Ditto

C. Burney Alb. H. Wilson

Liverpool

W. Purdo J. A. Campbell

Ditto

A. J. Russel
Hon. G. Barrington
Ditto

Surgeons.
Jas. Stewart

Musquito

M. Goodsir John Brothers

Opossum

John Cochrane Chas. Wemyss

Pelican

G. P. M. Young W.C. Barker

Perseus

Thos. Stewart R. B. Reed

Phaeton

James Stewart John Geary

Ditto

M. Doak Jas. S. Hore

Ditto

John Duke Rob. Faussett

Ditto

Alexander Anderson J. L. Beckford

Queen Charlotte John MacLean Richd. Morgan

Ditto

Allan Waters H. M. Williams

Ditto

John Edwards Geo. Allan

Ditto

Sam, Phillips Thos. R. Brigstocke

Ditto

Thos. Martin M. J. Currie

Racehorse

P. Allen John Faulkner

Ditto

Bob Blake Gustavus Evans

Racoon

Ab. Martin R. M. Teed

Ramillies

J. P. O'Berne Henry King

Rifleman

Jas. M'Connell William Hanham

Ditto

Robert Kirkwood Sp. Smyth

Rochfort

Andrew Henderson Rob, Bruce

Royal Sov. Yacht

M. Capponi And. Baird

Sappho

W. Huey David Peat

Severn

James Foy E. J. Johnston

James Gilchrist Horatio Montagu

Shearwater

Assistant Surgeons. C. V. Vernon

Sir Francis Drake Jackson Cochrane W. N. Glasscock

Ditto

Geo. Webster R. Chamberlayne

Ditto

Thos. Bell G. B. Warren

Spartan

Andrew Ramsay Mich. Dickson

Superb

A. N. Murray Mich. M. Wroot

Ditto

Robert Malcom Rob Gore

Scout

David Fulton Thos. Fraser

Ditto

Alex. Buchannan John Fletcher

Tees

Even Bowen Christopher Knight

Tartar

John Greenish B. J. Waterhouse

Ditto

Joseph M'Gowan Alex. A. Sandilands

Ditto

John Havard John M'Donnell

Ditto

J. M. Buchan Henry Reneau

Tonnant

Jas. Smith Edw. Luscombe

Topaze

John Houston Jas. Wilkie

Ditto

Jas. Barnhill Wm Moriarty

Ditto

Cloud Brown H.J. H. Seymour

Ditto

John M'Farland Geo. Hutchison

Vengeur

Wm H. Clunes David Welch

Ditto

Robert Somerville W. Price

Harpy Rev.

Wm Morgan John Bowie

Kite

Hugh Moffat

Iphigenia
Leveret
Liverpool
Magicienne
Nimrod
Pandora
Phaeton
Pioneer
Queen Charlotte
Racehorse
Ramillies
Rosario
Sappho
Shamrock
Scout
Tiber
Tonnant
Topaze

Albans
Bellette
Britomart
Bulwark
Carron
Confiance
Dorothea
Eden
Fly
Heron
Isabella
Leveret
Liverpool
Nimrod
Perseus
Phaeton
Queen Charlotte
Racehorse
Spencer
Scout
Sybille
Tamar
Topaze
Tyrian

Bacchus
Bellette
Carron
Confiance
Congo
Conqueror
Drake
Eden
Fly
Griffon
Ister
Leveret
Minden
Pelican
Phaeton
Pique
Primrose
Racehorse
Rifleman
Shearwater
Scout
Topaze

Names.

Ships.

Names.
Pursers.

Arthur Lupton
Thos. Mends

Bellette

Thomas Fox Robert Hill

Carron

Geo. Starr Wm Isaac

Fly

Wm Askew Thos. Menzies

Iphigenia

Peter Hughes
Wm Morton
Leveret

Chaplain.
James Wilson

Perseus

James Otway James Watts

Phaeton

Miscellaneous.
Lieutenant Joseph Priest to be Warden of Plymouth Dock-Yard.
Lieutenant W. Taylor to be Lieutenant of Greenwich Hospital.
R. Crosdaile to be Store-keeper of Jamaica Yard.
R. T. Forster to be Agent of Malta Hospital.
J. Gilbert to be Store-keeper of Antigua Yard.

BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS.

BIRTHS. May 5. At Lisbon, the lady of Colonel Archibald Ross, K. T. S. a son.

13. The wife of Stephen Souten, a labouring man, of the parish of Sollinge, of her 24 th child.

23. In York Place, Edinburgh, the lady of the Rev. James Hamilton, a daughter.

28. At Cathlaw House, Mrs Riddell, younger of Camicstoun, a daughter.

29. At Wanstead House, the lady of Long Wellesley, Esq. a daughter.

31.' At Logie Green, Mrs Alexander Gordon, & son,

At St Andrew's-street, the lady of the Rev. Henry Wastell of Newbrough, a danghter.

June 1. The lady of Captain Terry, 1st life guards, a son.

4. In Prince's-street, Edinburgh, the lady of Norman Lockhart, Esq. twin boys.

5. At Raeburn Place, Edinburgh, Mrs Alexander Somervell, a son.

6. At her father's house, in Brock-street, Lon. don, the lady of the Hon. Thomas Erskine, a son.

8. At Paris, the lady of Captain William Gordon, royal navy, a daughter.

10. In Grcat George-street, London, the Right Hon. Lady Amelia Sophia Drummond, a daughter.

- Mrs Kennedy, Northumberland-street, Edinburgh, a daughter.

At Bargaly, the lady of John Mackie, Esq. of Bargaly, a son.

11. At Whim, the lady of Archibald Montgomery, Esq. a son.

13. At Edinbu:gh, Mrs Captain Barclay, R. N. a son.

14. At Cornhill, near Aberdeen, the lady of David Young, Esq. a son.

17. Mrs Forsyth, Mound Place, Edinburgh, a son.

20. In York Place, Edinburgh, Mrs Fortescue, a daughter,

21. Mrs Beveridge, St James's-street, Edinburgh, & son.

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- In Prince's-street, Cavendish-square, London, the lady of Captain Patterson, of the Hon. Com pany's ship Canning, a daughter.

- At Largs, the lady of Captain Chas. Hope Reid, of his Majesty's ship Driver, a son.

- At Hampstead, the lady of John Forbes Mit. chell, Esq. a son

24. At Houndwood House, Berwickshire, the lady of Captain Coolson, R. N. a daughter.

At Pilrig House, Mrs Balfour of Pilrig, a son.

25. Mrs Colin Campbell (Jura), Buchanan-street, Glasgow, a son.

Lately-At Malta, the lady of Captain D. Dundas, of his Majesty's ship Tagus, a daughter.

A woman in the parish of Kintore was lately delivered of three children, a boy and two girls, who, with the mother, are doing well.

Kendal, banker, to Harriet, only surviving daugh. ter of the late R. H. Armstrong, Esq. surgeon, 4th royal veteran battalion.

April 18. At Hesket-in-theForest, Captain Fergus James Graham, of the queen's bays, eldest son of the Rev. Fergus Graham of Arthuret, to Miss James daughter of the late W. James, Esq. of Liverpool.

May 4. Mr David Tough, painter, High-street, Edinburgh, to Miss Margaret Swinton, No 6, South St David's-street.

- At Edinburgh, Mr George M.Dougal, of the Edinburgh Glasshouse. to Miss Ann Duff Culbert, daughter of the late Mr James Culbert, saddler, North Berwick.

June 1. At Fulham, Major-General Sir Thomas Bradford, K.C.B. to Mary Anne, widow of the late Lieutenant-t'olonel Ainslie, of the 4th dragoons.

At Perth, Robert M‘Arthur, Esq. of Little Mill, to Margaret Trotter, third daughter of the late Rev. David Moncrieff, minister of Rtrigorton,

Atsiarscube, the seat of her grandfather, Sir Ilay Campbell of Succoth, Bart. Sir George Sitwell of "Renishaw, Bart. to Susan, eldest daughter of Craufurd Tait of Harviestoun, Esq.

- At Newmills, Dr John Richardson, Leith, to Miss Mary Steven, daughter of the late Mr Alex ander Steven, brewer, Water of Leith.

At Leith, Andrew Gray, Esq. younger of Craigs, to ('atharine, youngest daughter of the late Francis Sharp, Esq. comptroller of the customs there.

2. At Sir George Mackenzie's, Bart. of Coul, Edinburgh, J. C. Macleod, Esq. jun. of Geanies, to Miss Stewart Sutherland, youngest daughter of the late Captain Alexander Sutherland, 30th regiment.

3. At Borrowston Mains, the Rev. David Fleming, minister of Carriden, to Grace, only daughter of Mr John Ross.

4. At Edinburgh, Alexander Davidson, Esq. surveyor of taxes, to Helen, second daughter of the deceased Mr George Ferrier, writer, Edinburgh.

- Mr John Smith of Darnick, to Miss Alison Purves of 'iousebyres.

5. James Valcolm, Esq. Craigend, second son of the late Sir John Malcolin of 1 albeadie and Grange, Bart. to Delen, daughter of Mr James Duncan, Parkhill, near Newburgh.

9. By the Rev. Dr Davidson, at No 9, James's. place, Edinburgh, William Campbell, Esq. M. D. surgeon, royal navy, to Miss Elizabeth Barnett, second daughter of the deceased Captain William Barnett.

11. At Mamhead, Devonshire, Dr Miller, phy. sician, Exeter, to Ann, daughter of the Right Hon. General Sir George Hewett, Ba t.

12. Mr Alexanier Muckle, merchant, Edinburgh, to Margaret, eld-st daughter of Mr John Christie, Campbelltown.

- At E inburgh, Mr Robert Bennet, fanner, Dalkeith, aged 72 cars, to Isobel Gulan, daughter of J. Gulan, Tranent, ag d 17 years.

- At Montreal Cottage, Alexander Balfour, Esq. Dundee, lo Margarei, daughter of Alexander Alison, Esq.

Mr John Wallace, merchant, Grecnock, to Janet, daughter of David Hutchcson, town-clerk.

MARRIAGES. March 2;. At Leghorn, Barnabas Maude, Esq. youngest son of the late Joseph Maude, Esq. of

13. At St James's, Clerkenwell, London, Wil Stevenson served in the memorable campaign in liam Milward, Esq. of Waterford, to Anne, daugh Egypt, where he commanded the flotilla of gunter of William Newport of Belmont, Esq. county boats on the Nile, on the resignation of Sir Sidney of Kilkenny, and niece of the Right Hon. Sir John Smith, and the public despatches of that period Newport, Bart. M. P.

bear ample testimony to the eminent services he 16. By special license, the Duke of Leinster, to performed to his King and country in that arduous the youngest daughter of the Earl of Harrington. campaign. It is hoped that his friends and relaThe Prince Regent attended in person to give away tions will accept of this notification of his death. the bride.

14. At Walkhampton, John Williams, at the ad At Aberdour House, Captain William Mar vanced age of 100. He was the eldest of 18 sons shall, of the Honourable East India Company's of Jane Williams, late of Brentor, Devon (who died service, to Miss Jane Huntly Gordon.

in her 111th year), 17 of whom are now alive and - At Edinburgh, Mr Robert Thomson, brush in perfect health, and their joint ages amount to manufacturer, Market-street, to Miss Mary Forbes, 1379 years. John Williams retained his faculties Falkirk.

to the last, and had strength sufficient to gain his - At Leith, John Scott, Esq. of Leghorn, to livelihood by hard labour, till within a fortnight of Jane, daughter of the late John Newton, Esq. of his dissolution. Curriehall.

18. At London, James King, Esq. of Millbank, 17. At Renfrew, Mr Daniel Lizars of Edinburgh, in the 18th year of his age. to Miss Robina Hutchison, daughter of Mr David - At Old Windsor, Lady Augusta Walsingham, Hutchison.

21. At Southerton, near Kirkcaldy, John Doug. 18. At Lesbury, Northumberland, Andrew Gib las of Pinkerton, son, Esq. M. D. Hon East India Company's esta - At Edinburgh, Mr Ebenezer Keay, printer, blishment of Bombay, to Elizabeth, youngest aged 81. daughter of Thomas Annett of Alnmouth, Esq. - At Rome, in the 46th year of his age, George

- At Edinburgh, William Ogilvie, Esq. younger Montagu, sixth Earl of Sandwich. His lordship of Chesters, Roxburghshire, to Miss Alexina, married in July 1804, Lady Louisa Lowry Corry, younger daughter of the late Alexander Falconar, only child of Armar Lowry, late Earl of Belmore, Esq. of Woodcote Park.

by Lady Henrietta, one of the daughters of John, - Robert G. Baillie, Esq. of Culterallers, to second Earl of Buckinghamshire, by whoin he has Anna, youngest daughter of the late Menzies Bail left one son (now Earl of Sandwich), and two lie, Esq.

daughters, all infants. 19. At St Margaret's Hill, Robert Hawthorn, 23. At Ayr, Major W. Montgomerie, late of the Esq. barrister at law, to Anne Barter, eldest daugh 37th regiment of foot,

aged 87. He was one of the ter of the Rev. Archibald Laurie, D.D.

surviving heroes who fought at the battle of Min23. At Elie, Fife, Andrew Milne, Esq. of Baltil. den, at which he commanded the grenadier comly, to Jane, daughter of the late James Burges, pany of the above regiment. Esq. merchant, Favetteville, North Carolina. 21. At Edrom House, George Logan, Esq. of

25. At his brother's house, Palace-yard, Edin Edrom. burgh, Richard Duffin, Esq. to Mary Elizabeth, 27. Mr T. Richardson of Killington, near Keneldest daughter of the late Edward Willson, Esq. dal, aged 73; and on the 28, his widow, aged 70; of Lewisham, in the county of Kent.

they were both interred in one

grave. - At Grahamston, Mr James Auchie, Edin - At Edinburgh, Charles Guthrie, overseer of burgh, to Margaret, daughter of Mr Alex. Easton, the Blind Asylum. builder, Grahamston.

28. At Kilrenny Manse, the Rev. Joseph Dun26. At Catharine Bank, Patrick Gillespie, M.D. can, minister of that parish. Leith, to Janet Foggo Ireland, second daughter of - At Ardmore, Island of Ilay, Miss Marion the Rev. Dr Ireland, North Leith.

Campbell, daughter of the deceased William Camp29. Alexander Spence, Esq. merchant, Leith, to bell of Ormsary. Miss Catharine White, daughter of Adam White, - At Vienna, in his 83d year, the celebrated Esq. merchant there.

Baron Thugut. He was not of noble 'extraction, Lately-At River, Mr John Lord, aged 81, to and owed his rise in life entirely to his own personMrs Taylor, aged 70. The person who gave the al merit. damsel away was 82, and of the bride-maids one 29. At No 3, Gilmour Place, Edinburgh, Miss was 91, the other 92.

Sarah Currie, eldest daughter of the late Captain At Langside, Patrick Murray, Esq. writer in John Currie of Dale Bank, Dumfriesshire. Glasgow, to Frances, only daughter of Alexander At his house in Inverkeithing, in his 720 year, M'Grigor, Esq. writer there.

Hugh Dawson, shipmaster. At Barbadoes, Lieut.-Col. S. H. Berkeley, of the - At Kelso, Mrs Watson, relict of the late Mr 16th regiment, deputy adjutant-general to the Alexander Watson, merchant. forces in the Windward and Leeward islands and 30. At his house, in South Audley-street, Loncolonies, to Elizabeth, daughter of W. Murray, don, in the 73d year of his age, Isaac Hawkins Esg. of Bruce Vale.

Browne, Esq. of Badge Hall, in the county of SaAt Cork, Captain Thomas Mosse, of the 1st, or lop, nearly 30 years one of the representatives of royal Scots regiment of foot, to Margaret Essex, the borough of Bridgenorth. eldest daughter of Major-General Gordon.

31. James Munro, Esq. aged 32 years, only son of George Munro, Esq. of Vanburgh Field, Blackheath.

- At her house, in Montague-square, London, Anne, Lady Murray, widow of the late Sir John

Murray, Bart. of Blackbarrony, and daughter of DEATHS.

the late John Digby, Esq;

- At Musselburgh, after a severe illness, Jean Nov. 1. At Hazarabaugh, in Bengal, after giving Thomson, third daughter of Thomas Thomson, birth to three daughters, one of whom only sur

candlemaker and tobacconist there. vives her, the lady of Lieutenant Charles Rodgers, - At Montrose, Dr James Ross, physician. of the Rhamgur battalion.

June 1. At Leith, at an advanced age, Mr James March 31. On his passage from Madras to Eng. Wright, senior, 65 years a member of the Incorpoand, after a period of 42 years' public service in ration of Hammermen there. India, in the 34 year of his age, Major-General Sir 2. At Cornhill, Berwickshire, Sir Francis Blake, John Chalmers, K. C.B. colonel of the 17th regi Bart. of Twisel Castle and Tilmouth, aged 81. ment Madras native infantry.

After a long and severe illness, James Cobe, May l. At Pulrossie, in Sutherland, Mrs Duncan Esq. Secretary to the Hon. East India Company M'Gregor, aged 74; and on the 17th, Mr Duncan a gentleman eminently distinguished for his literM'Gregor, tack man of that place, aged 78. This ary attainments, as displayed in the operas of the venerable and happy couple lied together

18 years. Haunted Tower, the Siege of Belgrade, &c. &c. - At Hastings, Mrs Martelli, widow of H. Mar 3. At Cockenzie, Roberta, youngest daughter of telli, Esq. of Norfolk-street, who died in January the late Robert Cathcart of Drum, w.S. last.

4. At Glasgow, of the typbus fever, Mrs Ann 10. On his passage from Leith to Aberdeen, Maccallum. Captain James Stevenson (1st), of the royal navy; At Ayr, Mr James Hunter. an officer whose long and meritorious services At Edinburgh, Mr William Elder, younger had gained him the esteem of his brother officers, son of the late John Elder, Esq. deputo-derk of and numerous friends and acquaintances. Captain Session.

4. At Stockbridge, Edinburgh, Mrs Margaret attended his anatomical lectures, in number about Heatlie.

150, dressed in full mourning, preceded the corpse 5. At Rotterdam, while on a trial voyage, Robert from Infirmary-street to the place of interment. A Suckling Wright, second son of Captain Wright, number of spectators were present, who seemned R. N. and nephew of Mr Wright, seed-merchant, much impressed with the loss the public has sus. Edinburgh.

tained by the death of this excellent man, and emi- At Edinburgh, Lieut. John Douglas, of the nent lecturer and scholar. late royal invalids, aged 84 years, 62 of which were 15. In Ruthwell village, Dumfriesshire, William spent in his Majesty's service. He served under Gen. Gillespie, an old Chelsea pensioner. By his own Wolfe at the taking of Quebec, and was wounded account he was 108 years of age, having been born at the battle of Ticonderago; greatly respected by in the year 1710. His discharge, however, which all who knew him.

is dated in 1763, and characterises him as being Manor House, Old Windsor, the residence then“ worn out" in he service, makes him a few of John Huddleston, Esq. in the 68th year of his years younger, but still upwards of 100. He was a age, Lieutenant-Colonel Sir William Osbume Ha native of Ireland, which place he left when very milton, &c. many years governor of Heligoland, young, and having enlisted in the Inniskilling dra

- At Culdees Castle, Mrs Drummond, wife of goons, he served in the German wars under Lord Lieutenant-General James Drummond of Drum Stair, in the years 1743-4. On the breaking out of wawhance.

the Rebellion, his regiment was recalled, and at the - At Exmouth, in the 76th year of his age, the fatal battle of Prestonpans, he gallantly saved from Right Hon. John Leslie, Baron Lord Newark, of falling into the hands of the enemy, a stand of coNorth Britain, many years lieutenant-colonel of the lours which had been abandoned on the field. (The the old buffs, or 3d regiment of foot, and an aid-de colours were lying by the side of an ensign who camp to the King.

had just breathed his last. Gillespie took them up, -'At Kelso, in his 61th year, Mr W. Smith, and seeing the celebrated Colonel Gardiner, who writer, and for a considerable period chief magi had then received his death-wound, reclining on a strate of Kelso.

bank at a little distance, he went up to him, and At Jedburgh, Robert, son of Mr Wilson, sur asked his commands :-"Save yourself," was all geon, there.

that the good man could say; on which Gillespie - At Haddington, David Gourlay, Esq.

instantly mounted his horse, and, through a shower 6. Janet, third daughter of Mr Thomas Crigh of balls, from a pirty of rebels who were in posses ton of Skedsbush.

sion of the public road, reached a place of safety - At Burntisland, Mr John Thomson, in the with his prize. The old man delighted to recount 89th year of his age.

this incident, and, as he talked of the dangers of - At Edinburgh, in the 68th year of her age, the field, the fire of youth again glanced in his eye. Mrs Anne Sutherland, widow of Thomas Suther He was naturally of a robust make, but for several land, late butcher in Edinburgh.

years past, the hand of age had bent his form, and - At Musselburgh, Mrs Margaret Cree, relict forced him to support his steps with a staff. He of the late Mr John Cree, merchant there.

continued, however, to walk about the neighbour7. At Brussels, Mrs Creevey, wife of Thomas hood till within a few days of his death. Creevy, Esq. M.P.

- At Gogar Bank, Cumberland Reid, Esq. 9. At Inverary, in the 48th year of his age, after At George's-square, Edinburgh, Mary, fourth a long illness, which he bore with great fortitude daughter of the late John Dudgeon, Esq. of East and resignation, Sir Humphrey Trafford Campbell

Craig. of Asknish, sheriff-depute and convener of Argyll 16. At Beggar's Bush, near Musselburgh, Mrs shire.

Katharine Young, daughter of Mr Thomas Young, - At her brother's house, Hermiston, Miss New late merchant in Edinburgh, aged 87. ton of Curriehill.

- At Edinburgh, Mr James Grant, eldest son of - In London, Mrs Ann Abercromby, widow of Mr Alexander Grant, writer, 8, Nicolson-square. the late Mr William Raitt, surgeon in Dundee. - At his house, South Back of the Canongate,

At Cupar, Agnes, youngest daughter of Edinburgh, Mr David Mason. Andrew Christie of Ferrybank.

At her house, Hay's-street, Edinburgh, Miss - At Kirkwall, Mrs Margaret Petrie, spouse of Helen Thomson, eldest daughter of the late Mr Mr James Petrie, residing there.

John Thomson of the Custom-house. 10. At Edinburgh, Mr David Mill, youngest son 17. At Gourdie, David Kinloch, Esq. of Gourof Thomas Mill, Esq. of Blair.

die, aged 82 years. - At Stirling, Mrs Catharine Colquhoun, wife Åt London, John Elford, lieutenant-governor of Mr Robert Sconce, writer in Stirling.

of St John's, Newfoundland, and formerly of the - At Peebles, Robert, eldest son of Mr Walter 51st regiment. Stecl.

- Lieutenant-Colonel Quin, He was thrown 11. At Cortachy Castle, the Countess of Airly. out of his gig, owing to the horse taking fright, and

- At his house, Northumberland-street, Edin so much bruised, that he died in an hour atter, burgh, Francis Napier, Esq. W.S. eldest son of 18. At Underwood, Mr George Maclagan. the late Major-General the Hon. Mark Napier. - At Armanoch of Parton, Mrs Janc Dalrymple.

- In Halkin-street, London, the Right Hon. the 19. At Pirn, in Peeblesshire, Miss Elizabeth Viscountess Althorpe.

Horsbrugh, daughter of Alexander Horsbrugh, Esq. - Mr William Watson of Capel-street, Dublin, of Horsbrugh. one of the oldest and most respectable booksellers - At Lennel House, Patrick Brydone, Esq. in Ireland, at the age of 52.

20. At Horncliff, Alexander Home, Esq. form. 12. At Milne's Court, Edinburgh, Miss Elizabeth erly of Bassendean. Hepburn.

At Melville Place, Stirling, Eliza, second - In the 60th year of his age, Robert Nicolson, daughter of John Birch, Esq. paymaster 73d regiEsq. late adjutant of the Inverness recruiting dis ment. trict, having faithfully

served his King and Coun 21. At Howcleugh, Mr John Goodfellow, tenant try in different quarters of the globe, for the long there. period of 15 years.

At Jedburgh, Major John Murray, of the 20th 13. At Gayfield House, Miss Elizabeth Fergus regiment of infantry, in the 37th year of his age: son, daughter of the late James Fergusson, Esq. of 22. At North Leith, Mr John Drummond, shipBank.

master, aged 65. 14. At Canaan Park, Mr Ralph Hardie, writer 25. At Edinburgh, Lieutenant Allan M‘Lean, in Edinburgh, aged 32.

79th regiment, eldest son of Mr D. M'Lean, W.S. - At Edinburgh, Mr Adam Moncrieff, son of Lately- At Eason's Lodge, near Yaxley, azed the late Rev. Alexander Moncrieff, Muckhart. 106, Mrs Ann Eason, who retained her faculties till

- At Edinburgh, John Gordon, Esq. M.D. On within a few months of her death, and, without Thursday, between two and three o'clock, the re the aid of spectacles, was capable of reading and mains of Dr Gordon were interred in the new bur. writing. She was a native of Llangattock, near rying-ground west end of the Greyfriars' church Abergavenny, but had resided in Yaxley parish yard. The funeral was accompanied by a nume above 60 years. The estate on which she lived den rous body of private friends and acquaintances; scends to her nephew, Sir Richard Phillips of Lomb and, as a tribute to his memory, the siudents who

don.

Oliver & Boy!, Printers,

BLACKWOOD'S

EDINBURGH MAGAZINE.

No XVII.

AUGUST 1818.

VOL. III.

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REMARKS ON SCHLEGEL'S HISTORY OF ling to believe in the excellence of LITERATURE.

what belongs to ourselves; we begin

with our apparel, furniture, and houses, It seems to be received among most and extend, by degrees, the compliof the good people of the present age ment to our town, our nation, and last as an axiom not to be disputed, that of all, to our age. the period to which they have the hap We have no intention to deny, that piness to belong is, beyond all ques- in many matters of no inconsiderable tion, the most enlightened which the moment, the self-gratulations of the world has ever seen. Nothing can be present generation are well founded. more natural than the species of ratio- Were there no ground for their belief, cination upon which this comfortable except in vanity, it must indeed have belief is founded. Every individu- long since given way. The fault lies al, however unskilled in the more in extending to the condition of the secret mysteries of psycology, is me whole man that which applies in truth taphysician enough to be sensible of to one part only,-- perhaps not the the gradual enlargement and improve- most dignified or important part of ment of his own understanding dure that mysterious being. The part which ing the far more considerable por- has been the scene of improvement is tion of his life: and it is quite in the indeed that to which the philosophers course of things, that individuals of the last century chiefly devoted their should reason from themselves to every attention. But it remains to be dething around them. To the man who, cided by posterity, whether their dein reviewing a few past years of his votion, or our applause, should be conlife, perceives in every direction the sidered as among the excellencies or traces of intellect strengthened and the defects of our respective periods, knowledge extended, it must needs Among the many ages which have appear at first sight a very improbable preceded ours, not a few, and these thing, that, while the individual is at too,—at least some of them,-ages to all times so actively progressive, the which we now look back with very general mind should at any time be little reverence, were, in their day, retrogressive, or even stationary. He equally self-complacent in their opinion takes it for granted that the nation, of themselves. Perhaps no times were the world, are moving at the same ever more filled with self-conceit than pace with himself, and his favourable the corrupt and trifling ones of the last opinion respecting the century in which Roman and Byzantine emperors. The he happens to be born, derives not a blindfold mill-horse has no suspicion little of its charity from the unsus in how narrow a circle he is moving. pected, but unintermitted, workings To go somewhat towards the bottom of his self-love. We are all wils of the matter, we may observe, that

the exertions of human intellect are Lectures on the History of Literature, directed either towards the bettering Ancient and Modern ; from the German of of our earthly and corporeal existence, Frederick Schlegel. "2 vols. Edinburgh, or to something quite foreign, and, we William Blackwood; London, Baldwin, are not singular in supposing, quite &c. 1918.

superior to this. One great class of

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