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Caithness Legion, to Miss Bower, of Enfham Thomas Dunckerly, Esq; of Hampton house, eldest daughter of Edmund Bower, Court, natural fon of George II. Esq; of Prosped Hill, Berks. ;'

Hon Mrs Robinson, Lady of Colonel Ro22. At Edinburgh, John Gordon, Esq; of binson, and sister to Lord Clive. Whitehill, to Miss Eleanor Maitland, daugh- Anthony Hunt, Esq; second Captain in ter of the deceased Pelham Maitland, Efq;

Greenwich Hospital. 23. At Menie, Thomas Buchan, Esq; of At Kilkenny Castle, Ireland, the Rt Hon. Auchmacoy, to Miss Euphemia Turner, eld- the Earl of Ormond, primier Earl of Ireland. eft daughter of Robert Turner, of Menie. At St Vincent's, Capt. Robert Vaughan,

of the 59th regt. BIRTHS.

At Duddington, near Stamford, Mrs WalAt Castle Howard, the Countess of Car- den, aged 100. lide, a fon.

At Edinburgh, the Rt Hon. Frances Vif. Jan 4. At Cavill, Mrs Thomas Robert- countess Kenmore. fon, a daughter.

At Dublin, Mrs Beresford, in the 103d January 7. This morning, between nine year of her age, grand aunt to the Marquis and ten o'clock, the Princess of Wales was of Waterford. happily delivered of a Princess. His Royal At Twickenham, T. Wildman, Esq; M. P. Highness the Duke of Gloucester, his Grace for Hindon, Wilts. the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Lord Leonard Coward, Esq; aged So, thrice Chancellor, the Lord President of his Majes. Mayor of Bath. ty's Council, his Grace the Duke of Leeds, At Riga, Mr James Balfour, merchant. his Grace the Duke of Devonshire, the Earl At Vienna, Prince Charles of Lichtenstein, of Cholmondeley, Lord Chamberlain, and the of a wound he received in a duel. Earl of Jerfey, Master of the Horse to his At Grenada, Major Norman Maclean, of Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, the the 68th regt. This brave officer defended Right Hon. Lord Thurlow, and the Ladies the post of Gouyave for five months, with a of her Royal Highness' Bedchamber, were handful of men, without once being insulted present. Lond. Gaz.

by the Brigands. But the moment they heard 8. At Kinnaird, the Lady of Sir David of his death, they attacked it, and got porCarnegie of Southelk, Bart. a daughter. session of it the fourth day after his inter

At Eccles, Mrs Marjoribanks, a daugh- ment. Every individual at Grenada regrets ter.

his death ; and even the negroes testified, by 9. At Mount Riddell, Mrs Riddell, a fon. their grief at his funeral, that they had lost 13. Mrs Fairnie of Kilmuck, a son. their protoctor. 15. At Kinloch, Mrs Kinnear of Kinloch, At Bromyard, Mofes Phillips, aged 105

years. He was by trade a basket-maker, but 22. Mrs Marjoribanks of Marjoribanks, à had served in the army during the reigns of daughter.

George I. II. and his present Majesty. 33. Mrs Fotheringham Ogilvie of Pow- At Cape Nichola Mole, Lieut. Col. Boyd rie, a fon.

Manningham, of the 81st regt. commandant 24. Mrs Ramsay of Barra, a daughter.

of that place. 30. At Elder slie House, the Hon. Mrs At Gibraltar, Charles Strickland, Efq; MaSpiers, a daughter.

jor of the 82d regt. of foot. 31. At London, the Lady of Wm Frafer, On his passage from Madrass to Bengal, Esq; a daughter.

Mr Alexander Kellie, surgeon, second son of

Mr George Kellie, surgeon, Leith.

Jan. 1. At Edinburgh, Mrs Elizabeth In August last, at Rome, of a putrid fever, Cleghorn, widow of the late Mr Janies that celebrated artist, Mr James Durno.- Hotchkis, brewer. Prince Auguftus, Lord Wycomb, and all the 2. At Glasgow, in the goth year of her British at Rome, attended his corps to the age, Mrs Janet Fleming, relict of Mr James grave.

Scot, of Rutherglen. In O&ober last, at Savanna La Mar, fa. 5. At London, the Hon. Richard Fitzpa. maica, Mr William Forbes, merchant there. trick.

lo November last, At St Domingo, Capt. At Annan, John Irving, Efq; of GulWilliam Hay, of the 8 za regt. second son of lielands, in the Soth year of his age. the Hon. William Hay, Efq; of Lawfield. 9. Angus Macalister, E!q; of Loup.

At Peterwoodíky, Madam Poulterazky, At Drynie, Wm Mackenzie, Efq; of fecond daughter of Charles Gascoigne, Esq. Litlundy, aged 85 years.

At Tortola, Capt. George Gordon, of the Patrick Thomson, Efq; of Warwick Court, Hope of Greenock.

merchant, and formerly writer in Edinburgh, At Hampstead, Mathew Barton, Esq; Ad- 8. Mathew Stewart, Esq; of Lochridge. miral of the White.

Ac Edinburgh, Miss Catherine Wila

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kinson, fourth daughter of the late Thomas was an agreeable and instrutive companion; Wilkinfon of Barrowhill

poffeffcd of a vigorous and independent spirit, At Queensferry, James Dalgleich of and of a benevolent and feeling heart, he Reddock, Esq; in the gift year of his age. was a warm and steally friend, a lover of

At Coteburn, Neil Ewart, Esq; of Al. public order, and an enemy to licentiousness, lershane.

on the one hand, and to tyranny, on the 9. At Edinburgh, aged 70, George Keith other. Many have surpassed Mr Jameson Marischall, Esq; of Northfieid, lineal delcend- in fplendid talents ; but in few has human ent heir-male of the Marischal family. Vide nature appeared more pure and more respectvol. 44. P. 557:

able. II. At Edinburgh, Mrs Jean Clerk, wi- 29. On board the Basset, in the Downs, dow of the late James Smollet, Lfq; of Bou- Wm Hamilton, Elq; commonly called Lord hill.

Belhaven, a Major in the army. His title At Londonderry, Lieut. Wood, of the was called in queition ac last election, and the Fisefhire fencibles.

House of Peers set aside his vote. Mr Ha. 1 2. At Edinburgh, Alexander Sinclair, Era; milton of Wifhaw is supposed to have the of Barrock.

preferable righe. 13. At Perth, Mungo Murray, Efq; of 29. At Lancafter, Mr Alexander Stevens, Kincairney.

senior, the celebrated architect. Mr John Anderson, F. R. S. S. Lond. and Edin. and Professor of Natural Philofo

PREFERMENTS. phy in the university of Glasgow.

Lieut General Thomas Trigge, to be At Inverkeithing, Capt. James Spittal

Lieut. Governor of Gibraltar, vice O'Hara. of Blairlogie.

Major General Cornelius Cuyler, to be 14. At Schivas, Hugh Forbes, Efq; of Lieut. Governor of Portsmouth, vice Trigge. Schivas.

The Lord Advocate, Dean of the Faculty

of Advocates. 15. At Edinburgh, Walter Hunter, Esq. of Polmood.

W. Laurence Brown, D. D. Principal of At Glasgow, Mr Robert Auchincloss, the Marischal College Aberdeen, in place of merchant.

Dr Campbel, ruigned. 16. At Camberwell, Mr David Richard- Perth, to be Fellows of the Royal College of

Dr Gasken at Piymouth, and Dr Stewart, fon, of Panton Square, London. 17. Mr Robert Williamson, formerly mer

Physicians, Edinburgh. chant in Leith,

Alexander Moire, Esq. of Scotstown, to be 19. At Dundee, Charles Lyle, Efq; of Kin. Sheriff-depute of Aberdeenshire, rice Alex. nordie.

Elphiniton, Esq. dead. 20. At Balgarvie, Mrs Robertson, of Bal

Mr John Bell, to be Minister of the parish

of Carriden. parvie. At Windsor, Major B. Douglas, of the In

Mr Hugh Macdougall, to be Minister of valids, formerly a Captain in the 37th foot.

the parish of Killin. 21. At Dura, near Cesar, Miss Isabella

SEQUESTRATIONS. Menzies, eldest daughter of Dr Robert Men

Jan. 2. Alex. Grant, date vintner in Stonezies, physician there.

haven. 23. At Dunkeld, Lady Katharine Murray,

7. Andrew Bauld, merchant, Arbroath. the infant daughter of the Duke of Athole.

15. David Carmichael, corn and cattle deal. 24. At Musselburgh, Mrs Margaret Crich

er in Mount turpie. ton, spouse of William Crichton, Esq. of South Carolina,

Prices of Grain at Haddington, Jan. 29. 26. At Aberdeen, Charles Gordon, Efq;

Wheat, 48s. Od. Barley, 28s. Oats, 23$. 6d. of Buthlaw.

26. At Newcastle upon Tyne, in the gift Peafe, 218. Beans, 219. year of his age, the Rev. Richard Jameson, fometime minister of the Episcopal Congre- Bear-meal, ís. 2£d. Pease-meal, 18.

Edinburgh, Jan. 30. Oat-meal, Is. 5d"; gation at Dumfries, and afterwards Chaplain to the English factory at Dantzig.-Mr Jame

PRICES OF STOCKS. fon, by the advantage of a learned and tiberal cducation at Edinburgh, which he iniproved,

Jan. 29: during the eight years of his residence at Bank Stock 1774

17561 Dumfries, by affiduous conversations with 3 per cent. red. 695 the late Reverend and celebrated Dr Black. 3 per cent. conf. 69 701 lock, acquired, a correct and elegant taste in 4 per cent. conf. 845 polite literature. Fond of moral philofophy, India Stock shut

21 he joined practice to theory; blessed with a India Bonds os. difc.

148. dir. chearíul temper and an enlightened mind, he Lottery Tickets 141. 128. 6d. r4l. gs. 6d.

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Receipts—To prepare a Sulphu-

reous Water--For making Stil- The Wish
ton Chet fe--for making Potatoe
The Zodiac

123 Bread-For sweetening Butter 74 Ode on a College Feast Day

Account of the Life of Adam Smith, Inscription on a bust of Addison
LL.D. concluded

75 || Address to Jurymen, by P. Pindar
Some Account of Arthur Young, Esq; 80| An Invocation
Anecdotes, &c.


The Delusions of the Heart.A
Tale, concluded

Motion on the Walte Lands
O. the Sentiments of the Soul 89

Labourers' Wages
- of Mental Affections


Motion for Peace of Pity

90 MONTHLY REGISTER. of the Love of Country 9.1 French Republic

128 Observations on the Utility of De

fining Synonymous Terms, con- Advices from different places on the
92 Continent

129 On the Domeitic Life of a Man of


130 Genius 96|| America

IZI On the Influence of Rarity and Ex- West Indies

131 pence in deciding Questions of

98|Stone's Trial

132 Original Letter by Lord Bacon

99 | Account of the loss of the Dutton Manufcripts of Shakespeare 100 Emperor's Answer to the CongratuAccount of the Cinnamon tree

latory Letter of the Diet

135 An Account of the Discovery of the Incidental Occurrences

1327 Cape of Good Hope

103 Obfervationson the Manners and Cul

High Commission Intelligence 137
toms of the Portuguese, concluded 106 Speech of the Lord Lieutenant on
On Inclosures

opening the Irish Parliament

138 Hitory of Thirlage

139 Topography, &c.county of Edinburgh 112

List of the different barracks in the

Brown's Elements of Medicine J17

To'niel3 Trial
Morgan's Finances of G. Britain 119 Incidental occurrences,

140 --2 Chisholm on the Yellow Fever 120 Report of the Weather, &c.


121–2 | LISTS--Marriages, Births, &c. 143-4

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GRIND four drachms of the flowers of sulphur with an equal quantity of magnesia, in a glass mortar. Work up the mass gradually with water, to the amount of a quart, and then pour the liquid mixture into a close vessel, which may be conveniently shaken two or three times every day for three weeks. After it has settled for two days, the liquor is to be decanted. The same ingredients will impregnate a like quactity of water, two or three times, to an equal degree of strength. One ounce of this solution, diluted with a quart of pure water, forms a medicine fit for use. It is an effectual remedy for the chronic rheumatism, and cutaneous disorders ; it is also useful for the scrofula and



TAKE the night's cream, and put it to the morning's new milk, with the rennet ; when the curd is come, it is not to be broke, as is done with other cheeses; but take it out with a foil-dish altogether, and place it in a sieve to drain gradually; and, as it drains, keep graudually pressing it till it becomes firm and dry ; then place it in a wooden hoop ; afterward to be kept dry on boards, turned frequently, with cloth binders round it, which are to be tighted as occafion requires.


THE following method of making potatoe bread has been laid before the Bath Agricultural Society, of which a specimen was produced, and met with general approbation : "To any given weight of flour put half that weight of potatoes. Let the potatoes be well boiled, peeled, and mashed ; mix them up with four, while warm ; then add the yeast, and proceed as in the common method of making bread : observing to make the bread as dry as possible.”


AS butter is very apt to be tinctured with a turpip taste at this feason, when cattle is much fed on that root, the following method to sweeten it, may be acceptable to country readers,

“ Put into your cream-pot, a piece of salt.petre : put your cream upon it daily, as it is likimmed off your milk, and stir it up as usual. Every time you clean out your cream-pot, to churn, supply it with the like quantity of salt-petre, A piece the size of a nutmeg, is sufficient for a quantity of cream that will produce six pounds of butter : and fo in proportion for a larger or smaller




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BOUT two years after the public Douglas, (who formerly had been a

cation of “ The Wealth of Na member of his family at Glasgow, and tions,” Mr Smith was appointed one of for whom he had always felt the affecthe Commissioners of his Majesty's Cuf- tion of a brother,) while she divided toms in Scotland ; a preferment which, with him those tender attentions which in his estimation, derived an additional her aunt's infirmities required, relieved value from its being bestowed on him at him of a charge for which he was pecuthe request of the Duke of Buccleugh, liarly ill qualified, by her friendly fuperThe greater part of these two years he intendence of his domestic economy. pafled at London, in a society too exten- The accession to his income which five and varied to afford him any oppor- his new office brought him, ev. abled him tunity of indulging his taste for study. to gratify, to a much greater extent than His time, however, was not loft to him- his former circumstances admitted of, felf; for much of it was spent with some the natural generosity of his disposition ; of the first names in English literature. and the state of his funds at the time of Of these no unfavourable specimen is his death, compared with his very mopreferred by Dr Barnard, in his well derate establishment, confirmed, beyond known versés addressed to Sir Joshua a doubt, what his intimate acquaintanReynolds and his friends :

ces had often suspected, that a large proIf I have thoughts and can't express 'em,

portion of his annual savings was allotGibbon shall teach me how to dress 'em,

ted to offices of secret charity. A smail, lo words select and terse;

but excellent library, which he had graJones teach me modesty and Greek, dually formed with great judgeinent in Smith how to think, Burke low to speak, the selection ; and a simple, though hoAnd Beauclerc to converse.

spitable table, where, without the forIn consequence of Mr Smith's ap: mality of an invitation, he was always pointment to the Board of Customs, he happy to receive his friends, were the senioved, in 1778, to Edinburgh, where only expences that could be considered he spent the last twelve years of his life; as his own. enjoying an affluence which was more The change in his habits which his than equal to all his wants ; and what removal to Edinburgh produced, was was to him of fill greater value, the not equaliy favourable to his literary pr: spect of pasling the remainder of his pursuits. The duties of his cffice, days among the companions of his youth. though they required but little exertion

His mother, who, though now in ex- of thought, were yet fufficient to walie treme old age, still possessed a consider. his fpirits and dilipate his attention ; able degree of health, and retained all and now that his carreer is closed, it is ber faculties unimpaired, accompanied impossible to refl. ct on the time they corisim to town; and his coulin Miss Jane fumed, without lamenting that they had

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