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Sir John Rous, Bart, by the name, ftile, both foot, Capt. Prancis Slater to be Maand title of Baron Rous, of Dennington, in the jos. county of Suffolk.

ist bat. 7oth foot. Capt. G. J. Hall, from Sir Henry Gough Calthorpe, Bart. by the the 12th foot, to be Major. name, stile, and title of Baron Caltborpe of ist bat. 9oth foot. Capt.-

Ross, from Calthorpe, in the county of Norfolk. the Royal Fuzileers, to be Major. Sir Püter Burrel, Bart. by the name, stile,

Marcb i. and title of Baron Gwydir, of Gwydir, in 22d light drag. Major the Hon. Wm Lumthe county of Carnarvon.

ley, to be Lieutenant Colonel. Capt. Daniel Sir Francis Basset, Bart. by the name, ftile, Siddons, to be Major. and title, Baron de Dunstanvile, of Trehidy 02d foot. Capt. J. R. Foster, to be Major. Park, in the county of Cornwall.

goth foot. Major Francis Erskine, to be Edward Lascelles, Esq; by the name, ftile, Lieutenant Colonel. Capt. Thomas Rudfand title of Barou Harewood, of liarewood, dell, to be Major. in the county of York.

78th foot. Lieut. Col. Alexander MackenJohn Rolle, Esq, by the name, stile, and zie, to be Licutenant Colonel Commandant. title of Baron Rolle, of Stevenítone, in the Lieut. Col. J. R. Mackenzie, to be Lieuten. county of Devon.

ant Colonel. Jokin Campbell, Esq; by the name, stile, 81it foot. Capt. L. A. Parry, from the ani title of Lord Carelor, Baron of Castlemar. 49th foot, to be Major. ein, in the county of Pembroke.

His Majesty has been pleased to grant the 12th drag. Major Merryn Archdall, to be dignity of a Baronet of the kingdom of Great Lieutenant Colonel. Capt. R. Brown, and Britain to the following Gentlemen :-John Capt. James Hare, to be Majors. Cox Hippedley, Wharton Amcotts, Edmund Lanarkihire and Dumbarton fencible ca. Craidock Hartopp, Thomas Turton, and valry. Major Wm Hamilton, to be Lieu. Robert Baker, Esqs.

tenant Coionel.

Capt. Wm Bertram, to be Livuc General Sir Robert Sloper, K. B. Major. Capt. Claud Hamilton, to be Major, to be Governor of Duncannon Fort.

A regt. of fencible cavalry. Licut. Col. Major General Gardiner, to be Governor Andrew Macdowall, to be Colonel. Andrew of Hurit Castle,

Houston, Efq; to be Lieutenant Colonel. Col. Win Campbell, of the 24th regt. to be Capt. Robert Dundas Macqueen, to be Major. Governor of Bermudas.

ioodth foot. Capt. Alex der Napier, te Mr David Murray, to be one of the De be Major. pute Clerks of Seffion.

13 oth foot. Major George Myrick, to be Shadrach Moyfe, Esq; to be Secretary to Lieutenant Colonel. Capt. Robert Pigot to the Board of Custoins in Scotland.

be Major. Rev. John Lockhart, minister of Cambus- 2d regt. of Royal Manx Fencibles. Lord nethen, to be one of the ministers of Glasgow. Henry Murray, to be Colonel. Capt. Charles PROMOTIONS.

Small, from half pay, to be Lieutenant CoJan. 23. 5th dragoon guards. Major J. 0. lonel. Capt. Wm Peachy, late of the 120th, Vandeleur to be Lieutenant-Colonel. Capt. to be Major. Sherlock, to be Major.

SEQUESTRATIONS. Sth light dragoons. Major James Hall, to be Lieutenant Colonel. Capt Sanuel Cook,

June 10. Archibald Maclearr of Heither. and Capt. John Vandeleur, to be Majors.

29. Murdoch Macaulay, thipmaster in 27th light dragoons. Capt. George Wyn- Stornoway. yard, from 31st dragoons, to be Major.

28th ditto. Brevet-Major Thomas Pidcock, Prices of Grain at Hadlington, June 24. to he Major. 68th foot. Brevet Lieutenant Colonel Tho- Peale, zós. Bcans, 255.

Wheat, 415. Baricy, 258. Oats, 225. 6d. mas Pidon, from 17th foot, to be Major.

Eitt foot. Brevet-Major John Watling, to Edinburgh, Fune 30. Oat-meal, 15. 4.d. be Major.

Bear-mical, Is. 2d. Peale-meal, Is.
85th foot. Brevet-Major Thomas Grey, to
be Major.

PRICES OF STOCKS.
A regiment of Infantry. George Wm
Ramsay, to be Lieutenant Colonel Com-

June 10.

June 29. mandant.

Bank Stock 153

154 12th foot. Major Thomas Grey, from the 3 per cent. red. 61

6227 85th foot, to be Lieutenant Colonel. 3 per cent. conf. 62371

New 4 per cent. 79 8 2

8041 28th light dragoons. Major John Hope,

India Stock faut

Shut. to be Licucenant Colonel.

India Bondomment

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POETRY.
Inscriptions on the Monuments of
Dr Johnson and Mr Howard

Attachment to Home, from The In-
Memoirs of the late George Camp-

Auence of Local Attachment, a Poem 481 bell, D.D.

Sonnet, Invitation to a Friend

437 The Láss of Fair Wone, from the
Topography and Natural History of

German of Burger
Scotland continued

440
Remarks on Voltaire's Creed, by the

DrĄ“, to Dr E. Quid bellicosus
Bishop of Norwich

447

A Complete List of the MEMBERS
Letter from Dr Hawkesworth to a returned to serve in the New

Young Lady entering upon the PARLIAMENT, for the Counties,
World

451 Cities, and Boroughs, in Great
An Idler's Account of Himself

454
Britain

484-89 Observations on the Manners of Man

List of the Scotch Peers re-
kind

457
turned

489 Characteristic Traits of the Ancient Method to destroy the Black Clock 489 Scots Highlanders

459 MONTHLY REGISTER. Observations on the Character of

GAZETTE INTELLIGENCE,
Prince ha nry, drawn by Shakes- Containing dispatches from Sir R.
peare

Abercromby and Admiral Chris-
On the Pleasures of a Well Cultivat.

tian, giving an Account of the ope-
ed Mind

463 rations of the Army and Navy in Agriculture of Mid-Lothian 465 the West Indies.-Likewise from On the Electricity of Flame

471 several Naval Officers, giving an

Account of the capture of dif-
REVIEW OF NEW BOOKS. ferent French war-fhips. Also

from Colonels Graham and Crau.
An Apology for the Bible, by the
Bishop of Landaff

furd, giving an Account of the 472

operations of the Austrians and Philofophical Differtations on the

French, in Italy and on the
Eyptians and Chinese, by M. de

Rhine
Pauw
474

490-50L

FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE.
Miscellaneous Works of Edward
Gibbon, Efq;--On Self-biography

Ruffia-France

503-2 His conduct in a love connection 476 Conditions of the Armistice between History of the Trial of Warren Hal

Naples, the Pope, and the French 50%

ENGLAND.
tings, Efq; Character of Mr Hal-

Incidental Occurrences
ting's
477

503 Prosperity of Great Britain, com

EDINBURGH. pared with the State of France 478

Incidental occurrences

503-4 Report of the Weather, &c.

505 New PUBLICATIONS 479-81 | LISTS-Marriages, Births, &c. 505-6

461

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And by the Principal Booksellers in Town and Country

By Allen & West, No 16. Paternoster-row;
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INSCRIPTIONS ON THE MONUMENTS OF DR JOHNSON

AND MR HOWARD.

DR JOHNSON's.

son, each is entitled to the honour THE liberality of the present age done to his memory. The statue of has at length opened the noble fabric Dr Johnson exhibits grandeur and eleof St Paul's Cathedral for the recep- vation of mind, such as posterity will tion of monumunts for those who have expect to find the characteristics of this eminently distinguished themselves by fublime Moralist. The workmanship their virtues or their talents, or by ser- confers honour on Mr Bacon; and the vices rendered to their country. It has following Epitaph by Dr Parr, if it adds long been a general complaint that Wef- little, will not detract from the reputaminster Abbey, is over-crowded ; and tion of that eminent scholar. less discrimination has been exercised in the selection of thofe for whom these

SAMUELI JOHNSON,

GRAMMATICO ET CRITICO memorials have been admitted. From Scriptorum. Anglicorum. Literate. Peritos the regulations laid down by the Dean Poetæ. Luminibus. Sententiarum, and Chapter of St Paul's, this last fault Et. Ponderibus. Verboruny. Admirabili, is not likely to be repeated in their Ca

Magistro. Virtutis. Graviflimo. thedral. Circumftances make it evident

Homino. optimo. et fingularis. Exempli.

Qui vixit Ann. Lxxv. Mens. 11. Dieb. XiT. that Sir Christopher Wren foresaw that Deceffit, idib. Decembr. Ann. Christ. the noble pile he was erecting would

CɔɔCC.LXXXIIII. become at fome period a new Temple Sepult. in Æd. Sand. Petr. Westmonasteriens, of Fame, and he accordingly construct- xili. Kal. Januar. Ann. Christ. ed it to answer that end. Of the two

Co-CCLXXXV.

Amici et Sodales Literarii. eminent persons who first are admitted

Pecunia. Conlata. into it, Mr HOWARD and Dr JOHN

H. M. Faciund. curaver.

INSCRIPTION ON MR HOWARD's. Which the Public has now consccrated to his
This Extraordinary Man

Memory!
Had the fortune to be honoured, whill living, He was born at Hackney, in the County of
In the manner which his Virtues deserved.

Middlesex, Sept. 2s 1726.
He received the 'Tbanks

The çarly part of his life he spent in retire-
Of both Houses of the British and Irish

ment, Parliaments,

Residing principally on his Paternal Estate For his eminent Services rendered to his Coun- at Cardington, in Bedfordshire, try and Mankind.

For which County he served the Office of
Our National Prisons and , Hofpitals,

Sheriff in the year 1773.
Improved upon the suggestion of his Wisdom, He expired at Cherson, in Rullian Tartary,
Bear testimony to the folidity of his Judge:

On the 20th January 1790;
ment,

A Victim to the perilous and benevolent And to the estimation in which he was held

attempt
In every part of the Civilized World,

To ascertain the cause of, and find an effica.
Which he traverfed to reduce the sum of cious Remedy for the Plague.
Human Misery.

He trod an open, buc unfrequented, path to
From the Throne to the Dungeon, his Name

Tinmortality, was mentioned

In the ardent and unintermitted exercise of
With respect, gratitude, and admiration!

Christian Charity.
His Modesty alone

May this Tribute to his Fame
Defeated various efforts that were made ducing, Excite an emulation of his truly glorious

Atchievementen To erect this Statue,

his life,

T H I

SCOTS

M A G A ZINE,

For JULY 1796.

MEMOIRS OF THE LATE GEORGE CAMPBELL, D. D.

PRINCIPAL OF THE MARISCHAL COLLEGE OF ABERDEEN. D

R CAMPBELL was born at Aber. amiable woman died abont a year be

deen in 1719. His father, the fore him. They were an eminent patRev. Colin Campbell, was one of the tern of conjugal affection. ministers of that city. He was educat- From this time, he enjoyed a remark. ed in his native city, and after palling able share of good health and spirits. the usual course of academical learning, He biad, all his life, a rooted aversion he studied divinity, 'under the Rev. J. to medicine. He got the better of eChalmers, professor of divinity in the Ma- very ailment, by a total and rigorous rifchal college.

He was, in 1749, an abstinence from all kind of fuftenance unsuccessful candidate for the church of whatever, and it was not till he was Fordown, agaioft Mr Forbes. This is attacked by an alarming illness, about one of the benefices which are in the gift two years before his death, that he was of the Crown ; and it is a rule with perfuaded by his friends to call in mehis Majesty's Ministers to give the liv. dical aid. What oature could do, she ing to that candidate who has the had all along performed well, but her majority of land-owners in his favour. day was over, and something of art beIn this Mr Campbell failed by a very came neceffury. Then, for the first small number. In 1750, he was pre- time, he owned the utility of medical sented by Sir Thomas Burnett, of Leys, men, and declared his recantation of to the living of Banchary Ternan, on the very mean opinion he had formerly the Dee, about twenty miles west from entertained of them and their art. A Aberdeen : from this he was translat- few months before his death, he resigned to Aberdeen, in 1756, and no ninato ed his offices of Principal, Professor of ed one of the city ministers, in the Divinity, and one of the city ministers, room of Mr John Billet, deceased, a and was in all fucceeded by Dr W. L, puritan of the old school, whose strict. Brown, late of Utrecht, and from the ness and peculiarities are yet remember- fame and character of this gentleman, ed by many in that place..

it may be asserted, with some confidence, In 1759, on the decease of Priocipal that a more worthy successor could not Pollock, he was chosen Principal of well have been found. Marischal college, and succeeded to the He received the degree of Doctor of divinity chair in 1771, on Dr Alex- Divinity, and was telected a member of ander Gerard being translated to the the Edinburgh Royal Society, but at professorship of divinity in King's cold what time, has escaped the memory of lege

Before his settling in Aberdeen, the writer of this article. He died he maried Miss Grace Farquharson, on the 6th of April laft, in the 77th daughter of Mr Farquharson, of White- year of his age, horę, by whonı he had no illue. This

Dr Campbell, as a public teacher, . LVII.

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was long admired for the clearness and tions which ignorance, craft, and hypocopiousness with which he illustrated crify had introduced into religion, and the great doctrines and precepts of re- applied his talent for ridicule to the best ligion, and the strength and energy with of all purposes, to hold up to contempt which he enforced them. Intimately the absurdities with which the purest persuaded of the truth, and infinite con- and sublimest truths had been loaded. sequence of what revelation teaches, he Placed at the head of a public semię was strongly dufirous of carrying the nary of learning, he felt all the imporsame convictions to the minds of his tance of such a situation, and uniformly hearers, and delivered his discourses directed his influence to public utility, with that zeal which Auws from strong His enlarged and enlightened mind, justimpressions, and that power of perfua- ly appreciated the extepfive consequence fion, which is the result of fincerity of of the education of youth. He anticiheart, combined with clearnefs of un- pated all the effects resulting to the derstanding. He was satisfied that the great community of mankind, from num. more che pure dictates of the gospel bers of young men issuing, in regular were studied, the more they would ap- fucceffion, from the univerfity over prove themselves to the mind, and bring which he presided, and occupying the forth, in the affections and conduct, all different departments of social life. His the peaceable fruits of righteousness. benevolent heart delighted to represent The unadulterated dictates of Christi- to itself the students under his direction anity, he was, therefore, only studious usefully and honourably discharging the to recommend and inculcate, and knew respective duties of their different properfectly to discriminate them from the fessions; and some of them, perhaps, inventions and traditions of men. His filling the most distinguished stations of chief study ever was to direct belief to civil society. With these prospects bethe great object of practice ; and with fore him, he constantly directed his

pu out these, he viewed the most orthodox blic conduct to their attainment. He profeffion, as “ a founding brass, and a never suffered his judgment to be warptinkling cymbal.” But, besides the cha- ed by prejudice or partiality, or his heart racter of a preacher of righteousness, he to be seduced by passion or private inhad also that of a teacher of the science terest. Those mean and ignoble moof divinity to fuftain. How admirably tives, by which many are actuated in he discharged this duty, and with what the discharge of important trusts, ap. effect he conveyed the foundeft and proached not his mind. A certain homost profitable instruction to the minds nourable pride, if pride it may be calof bis scholars, let those declare, who led, diffused an uniform dignity over are now in various congregations of this the whole of his behaviour. He felt country, communicating to their fellow the man degraded by the perversion of Christians, the fruits of their studies un- public character, His understanding der so able and judicious a teacher. also clearly showed him even personal Discarding all attachment to human fyf- advantage attached to such principles tems, merely confidered as such, he tied and practice, as he adopted from a sense his faith to the Word of God alone, of obligation, and those elevated conpoffeffed the happiest talent in investi- ceptions of real worth which were fo gating its meaning, and communicating congenial to his soul. He faw, he exto his hearers the result of his own in- perienced, esteem, respect, and influence, quiries, with a precision and perspicui- following in the train of integrity and ty which brought light out of obscurity, beneficence; but contempt, disgrace, aand rendered clear and simple, what version, and complete infignifcance, appeared intricate and perplexed. He closely linked to corruption sad felfuckexposed, without reserve, the corrup- ness. Little minds are seduced and

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