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Have received contusions, or are hurt the Royal Edinburgh Volunteers, the in different degrees.

Lord Lieutenant called the attention of There may be a few more fayed, who the meeting to the present situation of were supposed to be on thore, but their public affairs, and requested their adnames have not yet been procured.

vice. The officers and committee hay

ing deliberated accordingly, came to the DUBLIN.

following opinion: “ That we view,

without the smallest apprehension, the Sept. 18. This day a number of per acceffion of strength which France has fons, charged with the crime of high received by the junction of Spain ; an treason, were brought to town from Bel.

event which we think will be attended fat. They were next day brought be with consequences fatal only to the des fore Mr Justice Boyd, and, after a long luded government which has allowed itexamination, were remanded to prison, self to be seduced, or rather terrified, where they remain in close confinement. into fuch an unnatural alliance : But, as Government having received informa- this apparent increase of strength must tion of the treasonable practices of the above persons, two messengers were dif- mies, it is highly expedient to how

give additional confidence to our enepatched on Thursday to take them into them, tliat this country is capable of custody. The melsengers having com. municate heir business to the Marquis the force brought against it. That it is

increasing its exertions in proportion to of Downshire and Lord Caftlereagh, the of great importance, that the exertions two regiments quartered at Belfast were of the country should be attended with under arms early on Friday morning, as little expence to Government as pos. and took their stations at the ends of tible, and should leave at its disposal for the streets which lead from the town. foreign service the regular armies of the Some of the persons accused meant to Crown. That in these views' an auggo to the country, but finding their re mentation of the Volunteer Corps aptréat obstructed, made a virtue of neceffity, and surrendered themselves. A man will further show our enemies that our

pears to be a most desirable object, as it of the name of Weir was taken into cul constitution cannot be overthrown but tody by the Earl of Westmeath, and by the extirpation of the people. That lodged in Carrickfergus goal. Several the corps of Royal Edinburgh Volunothers have been taken up in different teers was originally limited to 700 only, parts on similar charges.

because that number was deemed suffi

cient for the exigency of the moment. EDINBURGH.

That it appears to be proper that the Aug. 28. Accounts from various parts number of the corps should now be inof the country inform of the commence- creased, leaving it to be afterwards conment of the barley harvelt.

sidered by the Lord Lieutenant, wheOn the 29th of Auguit, about 11 o'clock ther, in point of necesity and exper: as Mr George Bathie, brewer in Dun- dicncy, the Royal Edinburgh Volundee, was seeing fome friends go on teers fhould be formed into two battaa board a ship bound for London, the lions." night being very dark, lie unfortunately The Lord Lieutenant having consider-, ftepped over the pier, and was drowned. ed the above opinion, highly approves

Sept. 3. A great number of meal-dealers of it; and invites all well affected inhain Glatgow were fined for exposing meal bitants of this city and suburbs, capable to fale, wbich was spoiled by having of bearing arms, to enrol themselves been too long in their poffeffion. amongit the Royal Edinburgh Volun

17 consequence of orders from the teers. JAMES STIRLING, L. L. Treasury, the Board of Customs at Edin 18. At a Justice of Peace Court held burgh have given directions to the leve- here, a great many private fills were ral ports in Scotland to prevent all Spa- condemned, and heavy penalties award. nish ships, which may be in any of the ed; and a woman named Mary John. ports, from proceeding on their voyages, fton, alias Robertson, residing in the until further crders upon the subject. Abbeyhill

, was convicted in the penalty 14. This day at a meeting of the Lord of 301. Sterling, but not being able to Lieutenant of the city of Edinburgh, the pay down the penalty, she was sent to Field Officers, the-Captains of Compa. the Bridewell for six mornhs. Another nies, and Committee of Management of person was fined in rool.

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WALES.

IRELAXD.

An elegant monument is erecting in The following gentlemen have rethe Canongate Church-yard to the me- ceived their degree of M.D. at the Uniinory of George Drummond, Ery; who verfity this year repeatedly filled the office of Chief Magiltrate of this city, greatly to his own James Hare, De Phitbifi. honour, and so much to the satisfaction John Barclay, De Anima feu principio vitali. of the citizens.

James Bell,

De Apoplexia bydrocephalica. We are informed that several gentle- John Heddle,

De Variola. men at Liverpool have already subscribed J. A. Bannerman, De Dysenteria. sixty guineas for the relief of the family Robt. Lidderdale, De Imaginatione. of Robert Burns the Poet.

On the evening of the 20th curt, as a Wm Woolcombe, Da Peritonitide puerpes servant of Colonel Gordon was travel. ting north with two horses, he was at. Tho. Archd. Murray, De Pbænomenis et natura

morbi ex fubmerfioné tacked, within four miles of Stirling, by

ariundi. three men on foot, who demanded one of the horses. The servant, refusing to Tho. Stokes Salmon, De Chorea.

William Webb, Quædam de morbis efta comply with their unreasonable demand,

dimisis, &C. was beat in a cruel manner, and robbed of his watch, &c. The robbers inten- Tho. W. Routh,

John Yelloly, De Synanche tracheali,

De Zypbo petecbiali. tion was undoubtedly to carry off both horses; and they would surely have ef.

Charles Mogan,

De Podagra. fected their purpose, but for the unruliness of the horses, who kept the fellows

John Beamish, De Pueumonia. at bay till the servant recovered, who

Tully M'Hugh, De Podagra, seeing the hories disengaged, seized the Andrew Galbraith, Quadam de erroribus eviopportunity, mounted, and got off.

tandis in Studiis Medi 21. This evening Thomas Urquhart,

cinæ profequendis como late deputy poftmaster of Kirkwall, was

plectens. brought here and committed to prison, James Kirby, De Typbo. on a charge of having abftracted letters Savage Donovan, De Synanche maligna. and money from the Poft-office of that Samuel Adams, De Pbibisi pulmonali. place.

Francis Macartney, De Variola. On Tuesday the 27th, the camp at Bartholomew Carier, De Infantibus tractandis. Dunbar broke up. The Windsor For- James Sheehy, De Hydrocephalo interna reiters marched for Perth barracks; the Peter Maclouchlin, De Oculo bumano. Perthshire Fencible Cavalry marched for Kelfo, &c. on their route to England; David Walker, De Inflammatione. and the Rutlandshire to Hamilton bar- James Jones, De Titano racks.

John Adam,

De Suspensa respiratione.. On the night between Wednesday and Francis Peyton, De Dysenteria. Thursday laft, a sloop belonging to Cra

JAMAICIA mond, laden with kelp from the High- James Vernon, De Diabete. lands, the master's name Falconer, was Bernard Harding, De Typhe icterede. wrecked near Dunbar, and every person

DOMINICA. on board perished. One family in Cra- Henry Nibbs, De Variala. mond had three fons on board.

BARBADOES. It is a curious fact, that ever since the Dominic Lynch, De Podagra. accession of George I. to the throne of these realms; or rather, since the Duke DURING the month of September the of Berry, grandson of Louis XIV. afcend- weather has continued favourable. Exed the throne of Spain, in every war 'in cepting the equinoctial storm, which which Great Britain has been engaged only lasted about 50 hours with

any

dewith either France or Spain fingly, she gree of severity, there has scarcely been has had to contend with both before the an unfavourable day, for the harvest. conclusion of hoftilities. Even at. ane However, the grain is by no means either period, when France quarrelled with all got in or cut down. Though the Spain, and England entered into an al- good weather continues, it will be the liance againit the latter, the Court of end of October before the harvest be Versailles suddenly made a peace with finished. The therinometer has ranged the Spaniards, and both united against from forty-seven to fifty-cight deg. and

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LISTS.
sharp frosts in the mornings. The butch-
er market continues unusually high for
the season, beft beef and mutton 5d.

MARRIAGES.
veal 6d. per lb. and the fupply of fish

Sept. I. At Balyoukan, Alexander Fer-
has been scanty. The allize of bread is guffon; Efq; of Balyoukan, to Miss Isabella
coming fast down, the houhole loaf Watson, only daughter of Dr E. Watson,
being now 74, and is foon to be lowered Leicester-street, London,
to 64.

2. At York, Sir Charles Turner, Bart,
THE English report for August ftates, M. P. to Miss Newcomen, daughter of Sir
that perhaps at no period have the ope. William Newcomen, Bart. Ireland.
rations of nature to completely aided the 5. At Balharry, George Kinloch, Esq; of
industry of the husbandman as in the Kinloch, to Miss Helen Smyth, daughter of
present reason. A more abundant crop, John Smyth, Esq; of Balharry.
and more favourable weather for getting James Adams, Esq; M. P. to Miss Ham-
it in, has scarcely been remembered. It mond, lister-in-law to the Rt Hon. Henry
is additionally fortunate for the public, Addington.
that our cultivators of the earth, tempted 9. Mr Thomson, Naval Officer, Leith, to
by the great prices of grain during the Miss Fyers, daughter of the late Thomas
last year, were induced to Low an un. Fyers, Esq.
usually large proportion of their lands 15. At Aberdeen, Mr Alexander Forbes,
with wheat. Importations to a very

late of Jamaica, to Miss Eliza Lumsden,
great extent have also taken place, which, daughter of the Rev. Robert Lumsden, late
with our own fuperabundant produce,

minister of New Machar. can scarcely fạil to make grain far more

19. At Edinburgh, Archibald Campbell,
plentiful than it has been for many years. Ann Erskine, daughter of the late Rev. Mo

Esq; of Clathick, Advocate, to Miss Mary
Such is the general result of a corre-

William Erskine.
spondence through nearly twenty districts
of Great Britain: The particular reports merchant, Edinburgh, to Miss Mary Ma-

26. At Greenock, Mr Robert Tweedie
of fingle districts, it is believed, will not thie, only daughter of the late Captain Ma-
considerably affect it. In this place it shie of that place.
may be interesting to mention the average

At Port Glasgow, Alexander Dunlop,
prices of wheat in corresponding months Efq, merchant in Greenock, to Miss Mar-
within the last ten years.
In 1786, July 37 6 August 39

garet Colhoun, daughter of Wm Colhoun,
o?

Efq; of Kenmuir,
39 8
113 72

BIRTHS.
In 1796,
80 4

Aug. 31. The Lady of Sir William Au-
The average in Mark-lane, in the guitus Cunningham, Bart. a daughter.
four weeks of July and Auguft, in the Mrs Stuart Monteach, a son.
present year, has been 698. 8d. and Sept. 5. Mrs Molle, of Mains, a daughter.
445. 6d. In the northern districts, the 7. Mrs Dirom, of Mount Annan, a
barley and oats and beans are very far daughter.
1hort of expectation, though the late

8. Mrs Lawrenson of Inverighty, a warm weather has much aslifted them. daughter. The peale promise to be a better crop.

10. Mrs Watson; spouse to Mr John The crops of this grain have proved very Watson writer, Merchant-street, a daughter. fuil and luxuriant in the eastern and mid

11. Lady Charlorte Hope, a daughter. land, and particularly fo in the southern

14. The Lady of Francis Sitwell, Esq; 4 and western districts. Stock of all kinds, daughter. however, ftill. continue at high prices,

15. Lady Augusta Clavering, a son. and little variation has yet taken place

10. Mis Dewar of Vogrie, a daughter. in any of the fairs or markets. The

17. The Marchioness of Tweeddale, 'a season throughout has proved highly fa

daughter. vourable to Fallowing: Indeed the ground

Mrs Maclean of Lochbuy, a daughter.

22. Lady Catheart, a daughter. never appeared in a better state of culture. Hops promise variously, Com. Scott, Bart. a daughter.

24. At Ancrum, the Lady of Sir John plaints are made in Kuni of the shortness

Mrs Campbe il of Barcalden, a son. of bine, and in Worcesterthire of the

25. Mrs Cameron, .f Locheil, a fon. mouldi

29. Lady Grace Douglas, a son.

DEATH

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age, David Rattenhouse, the Newton of AS ord Cathcart, Countess of Mansfield in

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DEATHS.

Bunan of Saxony; and 2dly, Louisa, lister to On the roth July, in the 64th year of his

own right, who survives, and is fucceedmerica. He suoceeded Dr Franklin, as Pre- ed in titles and estate by his fon David Wil-. sident of the Philosophical Society, and is fuc. liam, born 1777. His Lordhip was appointed ceeded by Dr Prieitly.

in 1755 his Majesty's Ambassador to the King At New York, Mr David Briggs, mer- of Poland, Elector of Saxony; afterwards,in the chant, younger brother of Mr Alexander 'same character to the Emperor and Empress of Briggs, wine merchant, Dalkeith.

Germany; and since then to the Freoch On his passage to Bombay, Lieut. George King. He filled the office of Justice General Forbes, of the Madrass cavalry, fecond fon in Scotland for several years, which he lately of the late Charles Forbes, Esq; of Achere resigned to his Grace the Duke of Montrose; nach.

and after serving in feveral of the Princi. At Port-au-Prince, Capt. Lewis, of his pal Offices of State, dicd President of iħe Majesty's ship Hannibal.

Council. His Lordship had represented the At Jamaica, Colonel Lewis, from St Do- Scots Peers in the higher house of Parliamingo; he held the office of Quarter-maiter ment ever fince 17545 and was the only one General to his Majesty's forces.

alive of the fixceen, except Lord Findlater, At Cape Nicola Mole, Lieut. o lonel wha was then elected s and what is fingular, Mackenzie, of the 21st light dragoons, cldest in last Parliament he fat in a double capacity, fon of Mr Alexander Mackenzie, w. s. as Viscount Scormorit, representing the Scots At Calcutta, Mr Jahn Chalmer, eldeft

. Peers (no new election taking place," as in fon of the late William Chalmer, Esq; of the case of Duke of Queensberry and Lord Dalry.

Abercorn, v. 49. pa 153). and as a Britisha Af Jamaica, Lieut. John Maxwell Taylor, Earl, by che title of Earl Mansfield. of the 3d West India regiment, son of the

PREFERMENTS. 1. Rev. Dr William Taylor, one of the minifa Francis James Jackson, Esq; to be Ada..

- bassador to the Ottoinan Porte. In Berkeley county, Virginia, Mr Charles

Sir Wm Faucitt, to be Governor of ChelRoberts, at the uncommon age of 116 years. sva Hospital.

In the West Indies, Lieutenant Colonel Colonel Jeffery Amherst, to be Governor Masan, of the 32d regiment.

of Upnor Castle, At St Domingo, Lieut. Colonel George Lord Mulgrave to be Goverfor of ScarLegard, of the 69th regiment of foot.

borough castle. At Martinique, Lieutenant Philip Anftru

Maj. Gen. T. Musgrave to be Governor ther, of the royal navy, son of Sir Robert of Tilbury and Gravesend. Anftruther of Balcaskie, Bart,

Col. Wm G. Struct, Deputy Governor of Lately, Mr Willianz Windress, aged 1103! Stitling Caitle of Gaftang, Lancafiire. .

The Earl of Chaiham, to be Prelident of At Lisbon, where he had gone for the the Council. recovery of his health, Capt. John Conyng The Hon. Lloyd Kenyon, Clerk to the ham, of the 43d regiment of fuot.

Court of King's Bench. At Bath, Robert Fergusson, Efq; aged 91, Brook Watson, Ifq; Lord Mayor, Steformerly an emicent merchant at Cork.

phen Langston and William Staines, Esqrs Aug. 23. At his house in the county of Had. Sheriffs of the city of London for the efidington, Alexander Burn, Esq.

fuing year. 24. At Barnes, Surrey, Rear Admiral

Thomas Hay, Esq; Chamberlain of the city John Stanton, aged 67.

of Edinburgh, in room of Hugh Buchan, Elgi 28. Miss Alexandrina Elphinston, young- rfgnei. est daughter of the late Alexander Elphinston, Esq; Advocate.

Prices of Grain at Haddington, Sept. 32. 31. At Craigbarnet, Mrs Anne Stirling, Wheat, 335. Barley, 255. - Oats, 175. 6d. spouse to John Stirling, Esq; of Craigbarnet. Peafe, 215. 6d. No old barley in the market.

At Lundie house, Licut. Col. Duncan of Lundie, succeeded by his brother the Ad

Edinburgh, Sept. 30. Oat-meal, 16. rd.

Bear-meal, is. Peafe-meal, rid. miral. Sept. 1. Rt Hon. David Murray, Earl

PRICES OF STOCKS. Man.field, Viscount Stornont, Knight of

Sept. 5.

Sept. 28 the Thiftie, President of his Majefty's Moft Bank Stock

shut Hon. Privy Council, Heritable Keeper -of 3 per cente red. fhut

shut the Royal Palace of Scoon, and joint Chief 3 per cent. conf. 54) 54. *57 Clerk of the Court of King's Bench. His 4 per cent. 733 725

fnut Lordship succeeded his father in 1748, and India Stock

**1785 bis uncle in 1793, vol. 55. p. 154. He India Bondsmarried firt Henrietta

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SCOTS M A G A ZINE,

For

OCTOBER 1796.

655

697

649

667

CONTENT S.
Pag.

Pag. To Correspondents

652

REVIEW OF NEW BOOKS. Agricultural Improvement 652 Camilla; or a picture of Youth, a Sketch of the life of Lord Macartney 653 Novel, by Mrs D'Arblay

691 Account of Jeffery Hudson the Dwarf 654 A Treatise on the Police of the MeAnecdotes of Voltaire

tropolis Anecdotes of Persons connected

Hill's Sermons

698 with the French Revolution, conti

Thoughts on the Causes of the High nued 656 Price of Provisions

699 *Remarks on the Ornaments and

New PUBLICATIONS
Neatness of the Dutch

659 On the Flexibility of the Brazilian

POETRY.. Stone in Weir's Museum 659 Alonzo the Brave and Fair Imogine 70% On Attention to Cleanliness, and the To Susan, by T. S. Norgate 703 Propriety of Innoculation 660 Pro Patria Mori

703 On Luxury in Domestic Life 663 Extract from the Pains of Memory 703 Observations on Collectors

665 Influence of Local Attachment on On the Pleasures of the Closet; in a Vulgar Minds

704 Rainy Day

PARLIAMENTARY INTELLIGENCE. Interesting Extracts from Mr Peňnant's History of the Parishes of Opening of the New Parliament

705 Whiteford and Holywell. 669 His Majesty's Speech

705

Lords on the Address On the Highland Dreis, by Sir John

796 Sinclair.

671
Commons on the Address

707 Account of the History, Religion,

MONTHLY REGISTER. and manners of the Hindoos

674

GAZETTE INTELLIGENCE,
Extracts from the Miscellaneous
Works of Mr. Gibbon

678 Giving an account of the operations home On the Life and Education of a

of the armies in Germany 710-19 School 678 Admiralty Dispatches

717 Observations on a Tour in Swif Continental Intelligence-Rome'serland

679

France--Spain-America 719 Visit to Rome, and Observations on Foreign Travel 670 Parliament opened

720 Of the style of Swift, Addison,

EDINBURGH. &c.'

681 | Urn to the Memory of Robert Burns Affecting story Mr Hall

681 placed nigh the buft of Thomson Minutes of Agriculture-Manage

at Dryburgh

720 ment of Wood Lands 684 Magiftrates of Edinburgh

721 Cure for the Water in Sheep 686 Shocking murder at Glasgow 721 Topography and Natural History of Circuits

722 Scotland--County of Linlithgow 687 Report of the Weather, &c. 722

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