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these calamities, resigns herself to despair, Mr David Watson, Recorder and Clerk. and dies of grief.
Mr Alexander Cunningham, Jeweller and The first three acts were listened to with
Medallist. great attention, and went off successfully. Mr John Campbell, Translator of the In the remaining part, considerable cla
Gaelic Language. mour was excited by some passages, which were thought exceptionable.
MAGDALENE Asylum-1812. Mr Terry, in the character of Haco,
The Prince Regent Patron. was much applauded, and the figure and
PRESIDENT. appearance of Mrs H. Siddons was altogether very interesting. Nor must we
The Right Hon. the Lord Provost of forget the scenery, which was appropriate
Edinburgh, ex officio. and splendid.
Vice-PRESIDENTS. The prologue and epilogue, which we Rev. Dr Buchanan, Rev. Dr Fleming, have inserted in our poetical department Right Rev. Bishop Standford, and R. Scott for this month, were well received.
Moncrieff, sen. Esq.
Mr William Pattison, Treasurer.
John Campbell, tertius, Esq. Secretary. Dr William Taylor, jun. to be one of
Mr David Niven, joint Secretary and his Majesty's Chaplains in Scotland, in
Clerk. room of Dr George Gordon deceased. Mr William Scott Moncrieff, Accountant.
Dr James Anderson, Physician.
Dr John Abercrombie, Surgeon. Lord Viscount Cathcart to act as a Ge- Earl of Hopetoun has presented Mr neral, on the North British Staff.
John Smith, preacher of the gospel, to The following officers in the East India the church and parish of Bathgate, in the Company's service, are appointed Major presbytery of Linlithgow, vacant by the Generals by brevet, viz.
death of the Rev. Walter Jardine. Gabriel Doveton, Thomas Dallas, Alex- The Magistrates and Council of Glasander Cuppage, Aldwell Taylor, John gow, have appointed the Rev. Mr William Chalmers, Alexander Dyce, Keith Maca- Muir, to be minister of St George's church lister, Charles Corner, Robert M. Strange, in that city, in room of Dr William John J. Durand.
Porteous, deceased. Lieutenant General Archibald Campbell, is appointed Lieutenant Governor of Fort
BIRTHS. Augustus, in room of George Brodie, Esq. deceased.
Jan. 8. At Manse of Carreston, the
Hon Mrs Lyall of a son. OFFICE BEARERS OF THE HIGHLAND
At Norton Conyers, Yorkshire, the SOCIETY-1812.
lady of Sir Bellingham Graham, Bart. of a His Grace the Duke of Montrose, re-elected President.
At Kirkham Gate, near Wakefield, Most Noble the Marquis
Sarah, the wife of Samuel Lunn, (a very . of Douglasand Clydes
poor, but industrious collier) was delivered dale.
of three fine boys, who, with the mother, Right Hon. the Earl of
are likely to do well. The family consistW Vemyss and March.
Vice-Presidents ed of seven small children before the arriRight Hon. the Earl of
val of this trio. Aboyne.
9. At Carolina port, Dundee, Mrs Wil. Right Hon. Lord Vis
liam Lindsay, a son. count Melville.
10. At Potterhill, the Lady of Edward William Macdonald, Esq. of St Martin's, Collins, Esq. a son. Treasurer.
11. At Woodhead, the Lady of CapDonald Maclachlan of Maclachlan, Esq. tain Hamilton, of the 94th regiment, a Secretary
daughter. Robert Wilson, Esq. Accountant in Edin- 12. Mrs John Tennent, Glasgow, a
burgh, Auditor of Accounts. daughter. Rev. Dr George Baird, Principal of the 13. At Bath, the lady of Lieutenant.
University of Edinburgh, Chaplain. General Gordon Drummond, a son. ? Mr Lewis Gordon, Deputy Secretary and At Ayr, Mrs · George Reid, a Collector. daughter.
14. At Leith, the Lady of Captain Kerr, ter of the Rev. Dr. Laurie, Newburn, royal navy, a son.
At Greenock, Finlay M.Phune, Esq. Lieutenant-Colonel Maxwell, M. P. a
of Driep, to Miss Isobel Harkness, daughdaughter.
ter of the late Thomas Harkness, Esq. of At Cranstonhill, the Hon. lady Janet Clacharg, Argyleshire. Buchanan, a daughter.
- At Ayr, Captain Reid, of 'the Alex. 18. Lady Milton, à son and heir, at
ander, 'to Christiana, eldest daughter of his Lordship’s house, Arlington street,
Mr John Hunter, merchant. London.
At Maybole, the Rev. Hugh David19. At London, Lady Mary Ross, spouse
son, to Helen, daughter of Mr Hutchison of Sir Charles Ross, of Balnagown, Bart.
in Glenlewie, parish of Kirkoswald.
28. At Dnnkeld House, Major-General 21. At Dunse, the lady of Captain Mur. Oswald, jun. of Dunnikier, Colonel of the ray, 71st regiment, a son.
Duke of York's light infantry regiment, to 29. Mrs Gallaway, Elder Street, a son.
Miss Charlotte Murray Ansley, eldest Mrs Marjoribanks, of Marjoribanks, daughter of the late Lord Charles Ansley,
and niece of the Duke of Atholl. Feb. 1. The Lady of Major Horsbrugh
At Glasgow, John Orr, Esq. of Fo. of Pitbalddo, a son.
restburn, parish of Shorts, to Catherine, The lady of James Hunter, Esq. of eldest daughter of David Forest, Esq. Thurston, a sort and heir.
Forest. 4. In George street, the lady of Peter Feb. 4. At Edinburgh, Mr Alexander Wedderburne, Esq. a son.
Ross, jun. Bishopsgate street, London, to Mrs Johnston, No. 88, Prince's Anne Douglas, eldest daughter of the late street, a son.
Alexander Brown, perfumer, Edinburgh.
May 10. On his passage to Bombay, on Esq. second son of John Stirling, of Kip- William Bromley Cadogan Stirling, Esq.
board the Henry Addington East Indiaman, pendavie, Esq. to Miss Elizabeth Barrett, only child of Henry Barrett, Esq.
fourth son to Sir John Stirling, Bart. of
Glorat, in the artillery service of the HonJan. 7. At Edinburgh, John Grimes,
ourable East India Company. He was an Esq. acting collector of customs at Leith,
uncommonly fine and promising young to Miss Janet Renwick, only daughter
man, whose loss is most deeply felt by all of the late John Renwick, Esq. of Glas- his relations and friends, and sincerely regow.
gretted by all his acquaintance. He had At Dysart, Mr James Webster, nearly attained his twentieth year. writer, Cupar, to Agnes, daughter of the
September. John, second son of John late Mr Thomas Walker, merchant, Dy. Campbell, Esq. of Ormidale, Argyllshire, sart.
was killed on board the Nereide frigate. in 8. At Leith, Mr J. L. Donaldson, to
the gallant attack made upon four French Miss Dick, Merchant 'Street, Edinburgh. frigates, near the Mauritius.
At Ayr, Mr Hugh Farquhar, grain 7. Dr Anderson, superintendant of the merchant, to Miss Margaret Brown. botanical garden at St Vincent's. His
14. At Maderia Court, James Hutton, death is deeply regretted in the colony, and to Miss Ann Eliza Yuille.
will be by his many friends in Europe.20. At Ayr, Mr Thomas Baird, writer, His funeral was attended by all the milito Grace, daughter of Mr James Baird, tary and naval characters in the place. merchant.
Nov. 25. At Şt Thomas's West Indies, At Ayr, Captain Guthrie, of the Lieut. Matthew Moncrieff Maxwell, of the Lady Hill, to Mrs Janet Lawson, widow 70th regiment, second son of William of the late Captain Stirling.
Maxwell, of Bradiland, Esq. ' 23. At Allanton House, Ranald Mac- Dec. 2. At Fredericton, New Brunswick, donald, of Staffa, Esq. to Miss Elizabeth iu the 53d year of his age, universally laSteuart, only daughter of Henry Steuart, mented, Major-General William Balfour. Esq. of Allanton.
The General entered the army in 1775, as 27. At Edinburgh, Captain John Por. Ensign in the 57th regiment, which corps teous, royal navy, to Miss Laurie, daugh, he never quitted till his death, During
a service of 37 years, in which he was ac- 28. At Haddington, Lieutenant-Colonel
lantly, with the Arrow schooner, fought 10. At Cromarty, Mrs Janet Macken- several armed vessels on the coast of France, zie, wife of Colin Mackenzie Esq. of and for which the Lords of the Admiralty Achilty,
made him a commander. 21. At Adambrae Mill, Mr James At Hillhouse, in the 79th year of his Johnston, papermaker, one of the partners age, John *•Kerrel, Esq. of Hillhouse. of that concern.
*29. At Leith, Mrs Margaret M ́Donald, At Broomhill of Skene, Marjory wife of Mr John M.Donald. Shand, aged 101. She retained all her At Nenagh, Adjutant Neil Murray, of kaculties, till within a few weeks of her the 6th garrison battalion. His death was death. Was married to James Dewar in occasioned by the wound of a musket ball, 1731, by whom she had nine children ; she which he received in June last, whilst dihad 33 grand children, and 16 great grand- recting the movements of the battalion in children.
a sham fight near that town. 22 At Whing, Mr Thomas Beveridge, At Peterhead, Mr William Scott, aged 73 years, grieve to the Alloa Colliery, merchant, aged 24. which situation he filled for forty-six years.
At Edinburgh, Barbara Hill, third
George Woodford Theilusson, Esq.
At Hanover Street, Mr Patrick
31. Captain Shelly, member for Lewes, At Colvend Manse, the Rev. James and formerly Aid-de-Camp to General Little, minister of that parish,
At Inverness, in the 85th year of daughter of Mr Mackenzie, writer to the his age, Ensign Donald Fraser, late of the ignet.
late Professor of Astronomy in the Univer-
27. : General Francis Craig, Colonel of Reverend Dr Robertson, assistant of that the 13th light dragoons, and Governor of parish. Sheerness. He was in his 86th year, and At Broughton Loan, Mrs Ann Somwas one of the oldest Generals in his Ma- mers, widow of the deceased Mr John Forjesty's service.
tune, vintner in Edinburgh. At the advanced age of 96 years, 2. At Verreville, Mrs Christian RobertDavid Fraser, late farmer of Barnyards, son, spouse to John Geddes, Esq. near Beauly. He served as a piper to. 3. The infant son of Mr Hnpe, W. S. Simon, Lord Lovat, and fought at the Queen Street. battles of Falkirk and Culloden. Notwith- Mrs Jean Bryce, wife of Hugh Craw. standing his very great age, he retained ford, writer, Greenock. his faculties entire; he was never heard to 4. At Callander John Breadalbane Campcomplain of indisposition, and it was only bell, Esq. of Glenfalloch, aged 10 years. for a few days before his death he was 5. At Edinburgh, Sarah, widow of the obliged, owing to debility, to confine him- late Lieutenant-Colonel William Duncan, self to bed.
of the 1st regiment or royals. 28. At Ovenden, in Kent, after a few 6. At Edinburgh, Mrs Isobel Yule, redays illners, the Countess Dowager Stan- , lict of Mr John Yule, late farmer at Black, hope, in the 93d year of her age. Her dykes, East Lothian. Ladyship was the relict of the late Earl At Walston, Mrs Jean Tweedie, re, stanhope and the mother of the present lict of George Stodart, Esq. Larl,
6. At Edinburgh, William Jackson, 14. Miss Christian Welsh, daughter of Solicitor of Excise for Scotland.
William Welsh, Esq. of Mosfennan, in her 7. At Datchet, Miss Scott, aged 56 years, 16th year. aunt to Lord Montague, of Ditton Park. At Edinburgh, Mrs Mary Aitken,
8. At Stonehall, Mrs Hamilton, of spouse of Mr William Deas, silk-dyer. Aitkenhead.
At Edinburgh, Mrs Jean Lyon, wife At Aberdeen, Mrs Christian Crombie, of Mr James Brown, wright, Chapel Street. relict of Mr James Johnston, Loch-head in At Wallington, near Foreham, the 59th year of her age.
Hampshire, Colonel Robert Paton of Kin. 9. Mrs Jean Simpson, wife of Mr Alex. aldy, Fifeshire, late Governor of St Helena, Wise, grocer, South Castle Street.
•whose just and mild government called Captain George Ross, of the Royal forth, from the garrison and inhabitants, Engineers, was killed on the 9th ult. at the their first public tribute of gratitude and siege of Ciudad Rodrigo.
approbation. When they found, on his reAt Garyamore, Mrs Janet M.Donald, turn to England, that they must not exrelict of Alexander Macdonald, Esq. of pect him to resume that command, which Tullochcrombie, and daughter of Macdo had tended so much to their happiness, they nell of Keppech.
presented to him a very valuable piece of At Edinburgh, John Porteous, Esq plate, inscribed with their sentiments, in of Spittlehaugh, W. S. son of the late wil language which could not be more gratifyliam Porteous, Esq. of Carmacoup. ing to his feelings, than was deserved by
10. At Dumtries, Miss Ellizabeth John- his merits. virs Paton died on the 31st ston, daughter of William Johnston, Esq. of December, just fourteen days before her
At Ayr, Mrs Elizabeth Smith, re- husband. lict of John Storrie, Esq. Riccarsburn. 15. At Drogheda, Lieut.-Col. John This Lady, among other bequests, has French, late of the 71st. mortified L.100 Sterling, the interest of At Milford Hall, Suffolk, Sir Harry which to be ġiven to one poor family be- Parker, Bart. longing to the burgh, selected by the Ma. - At Edinburgh, after three days, ille gistrates, inisters, and Trustees.
ness, vir David Walker, accountant. 11. At Edinburgh, Miss Mary Ann Sir Richard Hughes, Baronet, AdEdgar, secood daughter of the late James miral of the White. Edgar, Esq. of Auchingramont.
At Bath, Basil Heron, Esq. formerly Mr William Crawford, merchant, in Major in the Royal North British draLeith, in his 75th year.
goons. At Scotscraig House, Mrs Dalgliesh, 16. At Edinburgh, Sir James Dunbar, of Scotscraig.
Bart. of Durn, in the 71st year of his At Aberdeen, James Legertwood,' age. Esq. in the 87th year of his age.
At Glasgow, Claud Marshall, Esq. 12. The Reverend Dr William Porteous, in the 75th year of his age. one of the Ministers of Glasgow.
17. At Carmyle, Mr John M.Nair, late At London, General Sir James Hen- of the customs, Greenock. ry Craig, K. B. late Governor-General of At the advanced age of 101, Mrs British America, Governor of Blackness Anne Smith, relict of Mr. Robert Moir, Castle, and Colonel of the 78th regiment of sometime farmer in Durris. During her foot.
widowhood, a period of more than 50 At Falkirk, in the 59th year of his years, she resided in Aberdeen, and reage, Mr James Brock, vintner there, much tained unimpaired all her faculties, that of and justly regretted by all who knew him. sight excepted, to the last hour of her ex.,
James Esdale, Esq. of Upminster, istence. Essex.
18. At Dundee, Patrick Smith, Esq. At Glasgow, Mrs. Maclean, widow merchant, and one of the Magistrates of the deceased Murdoch Maclean, Esq. there. of Kilmorry, Argyllshire.
19. At Pennicuick House, Harriette, At Chapel Street, Edinburgh, Mr the infant daughter of Sir George Clerk, Alexander Walker.
Baronet. 13. Le Dunvegan, Angus Campbell, Esq. In Old Aberdeen, Mrs Christian of Ensay.
Garden, relict of "the late Hugh Forbes, At Edinburgh, Mrs Jean Merchant, Esq. of Schivas. relict of William Finlay, brewer, At Edinburgh, Mr William Shep Croftangry.
19. At Leith, Mrs Jean Todd, widow 26. At London, Charles, the youngest of the late John Scougall, Esq. merchant son of James Stein, Esq. there.
27. At Buccleuch Place, Miss Isabella 1. 20. At St Andrews, Mr John Clarkson, Balfour, daughter of the late John Balfour, many years an eminent teacher of dancing Esq. of Kirkhouse. there, and at Kirkaldy, Cupar, and Dun- At Edinburgh, Mrs Sarah Spankie, fermline.
relict of Mr John Brough, builder. 21. Martha Morris, of the Isle of Cin
At George Street, Mr Alexander der, Leeds, aged 104.
Cunningham. 22. At Perth, Alexander Fechney, Esq. 29. At London, most deeply regretted, of Ardargie, late Provost of that city, the Right Hon. the Countess Dowager of much and justly regretted.
Portsmouth, aged 69. At Ardno, Lochfineside, Duncan 30. Patrick Stirling, Esq. of Dundee. M•Callum, in the 86th year of his age. At Glasgow, Mr James Grant, writ. He was 60 years tenant on the estate of er, aged 42 years. Ardkinglas, and was the first born, and At Glasgow, Mr John Dimmock, the first that died of his father's family, minature painter, a young man in the the rest, a brother and a sister, are still prime of life, sincerely regretted by a nuliving, in that neighbourhood. He left 6 merous circle of acquaintances. children, 28 grand-children, and 13 great- 31. At Peterhead, Mr Alexander Adamgrand-children.
son, rector of the grammar school at that At Edinburgh, Mr James Moffat, place. He was a man of uncommon learnwriter, much and justly regretted.
ing, gonius, and worth. 24. At London, the Countess of Be
At London, the lady of Sir Joseph verley. '
Sidney Yorke, one of the Lords of the At Brompton, Dame Amy Johnston, Admiralty. Her ladyship has left six infant aged 87 years,' widow of the late Sir Wil
children, the youngest only two months bam Johnston, of Caskieben, Bart. and old. Her goodness of heart was evinced mother-in-law to the present Sir William in daily acts of benevolence. Johnston, of Caskieben, Bart. At Howard Place, Mrs Elizabeth
· At Wamphray Manse, Anna MacWatson, wife of Captain James Watson,
Millan, spouse to the Rev. Mr Kirkpa
trick, minister of that parish. of the royal navy, most deeply lamented. In the Forest of Birge, James Brown,
At James's Court, Mr Thomas aged 103. Also, lately in the same place, Cockburn, merchant and manufacturer, Christian Catnach, aged 101. And a
much and justly regretted. short time after her death, died her bro
Feb. 1. At Anniston, Georgina Henrither, Donald Catnach, aged 94. These
etta, eldest daughter of John Rait, Esq. persons' had lived many years in the Fo- At Dundee, Mr James Wright, a rest, and retained their faculties to the respectable wright and glazier in that Last.
town. 25. At Gayfield Place, Mr Thomas Hut. At London, William Brodie, Esq. chison, merchant in Edinburgh. This one of the Magistrates of Marlborough gentleman has long carried on an exten- Street office. He had officiated the sive business in Edinburgh, and was a- business of the office, and took a walk afTrongst almost the oldest citizens. He ter office hours.
On his return he appear filled the office of Treasurer to the Mer. ed in a state of stupor ; soon after he chant Maiden Hospital for the last seven- reached his drawing-room be was seized teen years, with great credit to himself, with a paralytic stroke, and after remainand with signal usefulness to the institu- ing in a state of insensibility two hours, he tion; no less by his unremitting desire to expired. enlarge its comforts, and improve the sys- 2. At Nairn, Captain Simon M.Kenzie, tem of education in it, than by his un- late of the 78th regiment. wearied and disinterested attention to its At Kingston, near Taunton, Lieu. funds,
tenant-General Chapman, of the Royal 25. At Aberdeen, Mr Alexander Fiddes, Artillery, aged 68. This gentleman had merchant.
been in his Majesty's service upwards of 26. At Edinburgh, Mrs Helen Duff, fifty years. widow of Dr David Clerk.
3. At Kelso, Mrs Fraser, widow of the At Capar Fife, Mr David Todd, late Captain Fraser, 42d regiment. Sariter there.
The Lady of Major Scott Waring