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was found dead at the bottom of the stair. taken by a debility, from which he expeccase, in her house at Hammersmith. She ted not to recover, he spent the last restaid up some time after her husband mains of his strength, in adressing a sowent to bed, and is supposed to have fal. lemn admonition to his people, and taking len backwards going up stairs. She was a an affectionate farewell of them. After
lady of great accomplishments, and left a some years of suffering, he was permitted, i numerous offspring, as well as her afflicted to sink gently down to rest. His charac
husband, to deplore her premature and ter and ministry will be long remembered melancholy fate.
with affectionate respect by his people, and 5. At Mr Macintosh's vintner, Writer's by those who knew him. Court, Mrs Mary Eden, aged 45, relict
8. At Lanark at the advanced age of of Mr Eden, sometime shipowner of the 100 years and 16 days, Mr William Iutton, port of Dublin. This gentlewomen was
a native, and many years one of the Magis. the daughter of Mr England, a respectable
trates of that burgh. It is unnecessary to wine-merchant in Dublin. After the death remark, that Mr Hutton enjoyed a reof her husband, and during the peace of A. markably good state of health during the miens, she disposed of her property with the
whole course of his long existence, which intention of joining her brother, who was
was distinguished, particularly for the last, married and resided in France ; but war
sixty years, by the utmost temperance and having been proclaimed, she got no fur- regularity: What is very extraordinary in ther than Gosport, where she remained
the history of this old man, in early life, till all her pecuniary means were spent. be performed three voyages to the East, She then made application to be admitted
Indies, a climate proverbially fatal to Eu. one of the attendants in Haslar Hospital, ropeans, and more than 82 years have and was appointed to take care of Mr
now passed since he visited that distant reJames Macintosh, surgeon of his Majesty's gion. He retained all his faculties, hearship Melampus, whom she accompanied to ing excepted, in great perfection, even to Scotland in 1805. From that period, to
the period of his death, and particularly her death, she continued to reside with
when recounting the affairs of other tiines, Mr Macintosh, where her conduct which his memory seemed as fresh a few months will, long be remembered, procured her before his dissolution, as it was 50 years the esteem and affection of every member ago. of the family.
10. At Glasgow, Mr Robert Tannahill, At Montrose, Mrs Helen Man, re
teacher, aged 58, a man of strong mental lict of the late Mr Robert Crabb, mer
powers, and univessal eruditioni. The hi.
larity of his disposition endeared him to chant there.
the circle of his friends, 7. Lady Charles Spencer, aged 68. Her
11. At London, after an indisposition Ladyship was sister to the late, and aunt
of only a few days, in consequence of a to the present Duke of St Alban's.
cold lately caught, which brought on a - At London, the Right Hon. the brain fever, Lady Catherine Stewart, wife Dowager Lady Scarsdale, aged 79 years. of General Stewart, now serving in Portu
8. At Edinburgh, Jane, daughter of gal; she was a lady of great beauty, and Robert Scott Moncrieff of Newhalls. accomplished mind.
At Newton upon Ayr, Captain Wila At Bath, Vice-Admiral Luinsdaine. liam Cuthbert, aged 58 years.
At Monmouth, after a short illness, At Garnet Hill, the Rev. Andrew Andrew Cherry, Esq. the respectable ma.. Mitchell, Pastor of the Associate Congre- nager of the Swansea, Carmarthen, and ogation, Beith, in the 720 year of his age, ther provincial theatres. Last month he oand 47th of his Ministry. Engaging in pened the theatre in the above town, and was his manners, yet faithful in his adminis. received with every degree of respect due trations, he conciliated the love and re- to his merit ; but about a fortnight since spect, not only of the people of his own he was seized with an indisposition, whick. charge, but also of all descriptions of per- confined him to his bed, and terminated sons in that part of the country. By an his active life, in the 50th year of his age appointment of Heaven, as rare as it was He was well known in the drainatic woria enviable, he continued, for the space of 42 as 'the author of “ The Soldier's Daughyears, to execute the various duties of his ter,” “ The Travellers," and other popular office, with laborious assiduity, and unin- productions. terrupted by almost any incidental indispo. At Newton-Stewart, Mr Anthony sition. At length, feeling himself over- MCaa, aged 74
13. At London, Major-General Charles ter of the late James Drummond, Esq. of William Este, Lieutenant-Governor of Croftnappock. Carlisle, in the 74th year of his age.
Lately, Frederick Sparke, Esq. Major of Lately, At Mire End, near Broughton, the 51st regiment. This zealous and excel. in Furness, aged 104, Mrs Ann lan
lent officer served in the East and West cock.
Indies, Egypt, Corunna, Walcheren, and At Vienna, Sir John Stepney, Bart.
a great part of the present campaign in formerly Member for Monmouth, and Spain and Portugal ; the fatigues of which British Envoy to the Court of Berlin.
proved too much for his constitution, alThomas Stepney, Esq. his brother, suc
ready impaired by his long services. He ceeds to the title.
died at Castel Branco. At Bangalore, in the East Indies,
J. Purnell, Esq. merchant, Bristol. the Rev. John Kerr, one of the Honour
He had been looking over one of the able Company's Chaplains, and Superin
houses now finishing in the Lower Crestendant of the Military Orphan Male Asy
cent, Clifton ; when, upon throwing up a Ium at Madras.
window in the attic storey to admire the Lost at sea, Mr James Cheap, midshipman, third son of John Cheape, Esq. prospect around, he lost his balance, was
precipitated into the arca, and killed on of Rossie.
At Cherburgh, aged 21, Captain Baines, 6th foot, of a wound he received At Saltcoats, Janet Hendry, wion board the Chesterfield Packet, on her
dow, aged 43 years. She was affected passage froin Weymouth to Jersey, in a
with a dropsy for seven years. In the spirited but ineffectual resistance to a course of the last six years and a half, she French privateer.
was tapped one hundred and fourteen Sir Watts Horton, Baronet of Chal- times, the quantity of water discharged, derton.
amounting to seven thousand four hund. At Edinburgh, aged 23 years, Cap
red and twenty-four English pints, or tain James Macdonald, of Morar, univer.
three tons fourteen hundred and twentysally regretted.
four pounds weight. As a mark of the At Ceator, near Whitehaven, at the strength of her constitution, she last sum-, very advanced age of 101 years, Mr Fran- mer walked on a visit to her friends upcis Forster.
wards of seven miles, and next day had Miss Margaret Drummond, daugh- 79 pints of water taken off.
Prices of Oat, Pease, and Barley Meal, in
Barley Meal. Bolls. | Price. Bolls. Price. Feb. 4. 430 20 00 78
17 00 11. 360 20 00
17 00 18. 350 20 00 68 17 00 25. 410
S. s. 42 51 46 54 45 55 45 54
.S. 31 32 32 32
40 22 29
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00 46 17 00
Edinburgh Literary Miscellany,
FOR MARCH 1812.
With a View of Largo House, in Fife.
Page Register of the Weather for March 162 ciety... ci......................iin 306 High Water at Leith for April.... ib.
SCOTTISH Review. Description of Largo House ......... 163 Thom's History of Aberdeen....... 207 Observations on Mr Wilson's Draw- New Works published in Edinburgh 213
ings in Water-Colours............. 164 Literary Intelligence.................. ibid. A short Account of the Progress
POETRY. made in Building the Edinburgh Lines, written in the blank Leaves
Lunatic Asylum.......... ..." 165 of Miss Rachel A's Copy of Monthly Memoranda in Nai. His
...... 214 tory............
......... 167 To Miss Eliza K- ----............... 215 Memoirs of the Progress of Manu- To a Skeleton..........
ib. factures, Chemistry, Science, and Reflections........
ib. the Fine Arts............. ......... 168 Love Pastoral............................. 216 Trial of John Skelton, for Robbery PROCEEDINGS OF PARLIAMENT.
on the Morning of the New House of Lords........................ 217 Year's Day........................ 169 Commons.................. 219 The Observer, No. 24.............. 174 The History of Rose Selby. By the
HISTORICAL AFFAIRS. Ettrick Shepherd....... ....... 179 South America-Declaration of InBiographical Acoount of the late- dependence............................ 227 General Mackenzie Fraser......... 183 Sicily.............
... 228 Account of the present State of Li
Domestie Intelligence-the Prince terature in Iceland. From Sir
Regent..... ************* G. S. Mackenzie's Travels........ 190 Letter of the Prince Regent......... 229 Reflections on the Mode of main- Reply of Lords Grey and Grenville ib. taining the Police of Edinburgh.. 194 Ireland......
.......... ........... 230 View of the Customs prevailing in
SCOTTISH CHRONICLE. Ireland during the Reign of High Court of Justiciary............. 231 Queen Elizabeth ; by Edmond Court of Session.......
......... 293 Spencer the Poet.................... 197. Teind Court............
**t....... 334 Satirical Description of Scotland in Appointments.....
••*......*. 235 the Year 1659. From Secret Births and Marriages................... 297 Memoirs of the Court of James I. 203 Deaths......
***.......... 238 Proceedings of the Wernerian So. Stocks and Markets,