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COURI OF Session.

up the evidence in a very correct and im ON the 24th of January. a very important partial manner. The Jury returned their

question, in which the public, especially verdict, all in one voice finding the pannel the poorer classes, are much interested,

Whereupon the Sheriff

was decided in the Court of Session. In nounced sentence, ordaining the said John
June 1804, the agistrates of clasgow, Shirreif to be imprisoned, within the tol-
being informed that many of the bakers booth of Haddington, for three months; to
were selling bread deficient in weight, pay a fine of twenty pou ds Sterling, for
made a general search through the shops behoof of the poor; and to find caution to
in ihe city, and weighed their bread. The keep the peace for three years, under the
large bread, viz. the quartern and half penalty of three hundred pounds Sterling.
quartern loaves, was, in general, pretty i his trial had excited a considerable degree
correct as to weight; but in many cases, of attention in the country, and the Court
the penny and two-penny loaves were was very much crowded.
shamefully deficient. This latter bread the The Chairman of the Chamber of Com.
Magistrates confiscated, and sent to the merce of Glasgow has received the follow.
lown's hospital. A number of the bakerś ing letter from Lord Auckland.
whose bread was confiscated, conceiving

Whitehall, 10th Feb. 806.
themselves aggrieved by this procedure, Sır-His Majesty having been pleased to
raised actions against the Magistrates be- appoint me to preside at the Committee of
fore the Court of Session, concluding for Council for all matters relating to Trade
the value of the light bread which had and Foreign Plantations, and the Earl
been confiscated, and for high damages. "Temple to act as Fresident in my absence;
The bakers in their pleadings argued, that It is my intention, during the session of
when no assize was set, although they Parliament (with the exception only of the
were obliged to make their large bread of Easter recess) to receive at this office, on
a certain weight, yet that they were entit- every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday,
led to make their penny and two-penuý from twelve till two o'clock, personal com-
doaves of any weight they thought pro- monication on such business, as the parties
per. In one of these cases, at the instance concerned, or their agents, may wish to
of Hamilton Millar, the Court was unani. state or explain to us.

We further promously of opinion, that the whole of the pose to hold a more general Board on every procedure adopted by the Magistrates was Friday, and also on other days when the extremely proper, and fully warranted by occasions may seem to require it. We relaw; that the bakers were bound to make quest that you will make this known to all their penny and two - penny loaves of a persons connected with your branch of corresponding weight to the large loaves; trade and commerce, whom it may conand that the Magistrates had a right, and cern.--I am, &c.

it was their duty, to-confiscate all bread TRADE OF THE CLYDF.-Account of
wirich they could find, not baked in these the number of vessels which have traded
proportions. There were thirteen of the at Greenock and Port-Glasgow, including
Judges present. The Magistrates were al- their repeated voyages, in the year 1805.-
so found entitled to expences.

At Greenock-Inwards, Foreign Trade,
On Monday the 13th Jan. John Shirreff, 326 ships, 45,606 tons, 2695 nex; Coast
tenant in Captainhead, was tried before the and Fishing Vessels, 6 21 ships, 27,627 tons,
Sheriff Depite of the shire of Haddington, -2133 men-Total, 947 ships, 73,-33 tons,
and a respectable Jury, at the instance of 4828 men.-Outwards, Foreign Trade,
Archibald Toddrick, procurator fiscal of 290 ships, 45,896 tons, 32 33 meo; Coast
Court, for violently assaulting James Dud- and Fishing Vessels, 816 ships, 33,047 tons,
geon, farmer in Drem, and giving him se- 2015 men. -Total, 1115 ships, 78,943 tons,
veral severe blows upon the head, and 5848 men.
other parts of his body, with a poker, Ar Port-GLASGOW-inwards, Foreign
whereby he was wounded, to the great ef. Trade, 95 ships, 16,924 tons, 1000 men;
fusion of his blood. After the examination Coast and Fishing Vessels, 222 ships, 10,477
of witnesses on both sides, David Boyle, tons, 673 men.- Outwards, Foreign Trade,
Esq. advocate, in an able speech, addressed 182 ships, 22,789 tons, 1600 men; Coast
the Jury, on the part of the prosecution, as and Fishing Vessels, 1 38 ships, 0836 tons,
did Adam Gillies, Esq. advocate,

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545 men. -Total, 310 ships, 32,125 tons, part of Mr Shirreff; and the Judge summed

2135 men.

on the


Majesty's Physicians in ordinary, in room Feb. 19. His Majesty, in Council, was of Dr Gisborne deceast. pleased to declare' William Wentworth March 1s. The King has ordered a writ Earl Fitzwilliam, Lord i'resident of his to be issued under the Great Seal, for Majesty s Council.

summoning up to the House of Peers, Geo. William Earl of Albeinarle, to be Mas- Marquis of Blandford (eldest son of the ter of inis Majesty's buckhounds.

l'uke of Marlborough,) bythe title of Baron -St Andrew Lord St John, to be Cap- Spencer of wormleighton, in the county of tain of his Majesty's Band of Pensioners. Warwick,

-Isaac Morier, 1 sq. to be Consul Gen. March 20. The King has appointed A. to'the dominions of the Ottoman i orte. dam Gillies, Esq. Sheriff depute of Kincar

Feb. 25. To grant the dignity of a Baro- dineshire, in room of Alex. Burnet Ramnet of the United Kingdom to the foilow- say of Balmain, Esq. resigned. ing geotlemen, and their heirs male, viz.--- Mr Sheridan has appointed Henry Scott, Lieut.-Gen. Charles Hastings of Wellesly Esq. his Paymaster of the Navy. hall, in Leicestershire ;-Bysche Shelly, John King and Nicolas Vansittart Esqrs. Esq. of Castle Goring, in Sussex ;-Mon- are appointed Secretaries of the Treasury. tagu Cholmondely, Esq. of Easton, in Lin- The Right Hon. C J. Fox is elected a colnshire ;-Col. Thomas Sutton of Mole: Governor of the charter house, in room of sey, in Surry, (Secretary to farl Moira.) the late Mr Pitt.

March s.' The Hon George Ponsonby, The Hon. Henry Erskine, his Majesty's and Sir John Newport, Bart. were sworn Advocate, has appointed Charles Ross, of his Majesty's most Hon. Privy Council. Wm. Clerk, and George Cranston, Esqrs.

March 8. The King has been pleased to Advocates depute on the circuits.--And grant the dignity of a Baron of the United

Wm. Inglis, Esq. agent for the Crown in Kingdom, to the Hon. Wm. brabazon Scotland. Ponsonby, by the title of Baron Ponsonby The Prince of Wales has appointed of Imokilly, in the county of Corke. Adam Gillies, Esq. his Royal Highness's

-lo confer the honour of Knighthood Advocate, and David Cathcart, Esq. his on Arthur Piggot, ksq. his Majesty's At- Solicitor General for Scotland. torney General, and on Samuel Romilly, Francis Horner, Esq. is appointed one Esq. his Majesty's Solicitor Genral. of the Commissioners for liquidating the

To appoint Charles Hay, Esq. advo- Carnatic debts, in the room of the Hon. cate, an ordinary Lord of Session, in room Richard Ryder. of Lord Methveu deceast. - His Lord. ship presented his Majesty's letter to the MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT. Court on the 5th of March, and after re- Dumbartonshire.- Henry Glasford, of porting the usual number of causes as Lord Dougaldston, Esq. vice Sir James Colqu« Probationer, took his seat on the Bench by houn, of Luss, Bart. resigned. the title of Lord Newton, on the 7th.)

Yarmouth.-David Scott of Dunninald, -To appoint the Hon Henry Erskine, Esq. in room of Sir Home Popham, rehis Majesty's Advocate, in room of Sir

sig ned. James Montgomery, Bart. and John Clerk, Portsmouth.--The Hon. David Montague Esq. Solicitor General for Scotland, in room Erskine, in room of his father, now Lord of Robert Blair, Esq.---(On the oth of Erskine. March, these gentlemen presented their commissions in the Court of Session, and MILITARY APPOINTMENTS. after taking the oaths, took their seats Francis Gore, Esq. to be Lieut.-Gov. within the bar.)

of Upper Canada. -lo appoint Walter Scoit, Esq. advo- Brig.-Gen. John Hodgson to be Govercate, one of the principal clerks of Session, nor of Bermuda, in room of George Home, Esq. resigned. Henry Bentinck, Esq. to be Lieut.-Gov.

I he Rt. Hon. Nath. Bond, to be Ad- of Demerary and Essequibo. vocate General and Judge Marshal of his Colonel Robert Anstruther to be adjuM jes:y's Forces, in rooni of Sir Cha. Mora tant general of the Forces in Ireland. gan resigned.

-Sir John Newport, Bart. to be Chan- ECCLESIASTICAL APPOINTMENTS. cellor of the Exchequer in Ireland.

The King has presented the Rev. James James Martin Lioyd, Esq. to be Clerk Inglis to the church of Kirkoswald. - The of the deliveries of the Ordnance.

Rev. Alex Irvine to the church of Little To - Capt. Oliver Nicolls, to be Comptrol. Dunkeld. - The Rev. Wm. Linton to the ler of the Navy, vice Sir Andrew Snape church of Lochlee.- And the Rev. Dr Hammond, Bart.

Thomas Duncan to the new church of Sir Françis Milman to be one of his Dumfries.


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The Duke of Buccleugh has presented 28. At Edinburgh, Dr. Robert Freer, the Rev. Leslie Moodie, minister of Kelso, Professor of Medicine in the University of to the church of Inveresk, in room of the Glasgow, to Miss Margaret Thomson, Rev. Dr Carlyle deceast.

daughter of the late Alexander Thomson, On the sth of March, the Town Coun- Esq. Deputy Cashier of Excise for Scotcil of Edinburgh presented the Rev. Dr lank. Robert Balfour of Glasgow, to the church At Feversham, Kent, Alexander to Lady Yester's, in room of the Rev. Mr M Gregor, Esq. late of New York, to Mrs Black deceast. But Dr Balfour having de- Helen Finlay of Glasgow. clined to accept, the Town Council have --. Atlondon, Lieut. Col. F. Dillon, to presented Dr Thomas Flening of Kırkaldy Miss Callander, neice of Sir John Callanto the above charge.

der, Bart. On Sunday, the 9th Feb. in Bishop Stra- John Champion, Esq. to Mrs Ann chan's Chapel, Dundee, the Rev. Daniel Douglus, widow of the late Capt. Peter Sandford, U. D. was consecrated a Bishop Douglas. of the Scotch Episcopal Church.

--. At 'pswich, Lieutenant Craigie, of The Judges of the Court of Session have the Royal Scots Greys, ta Miss Wright. been pleased to appoint Thomas Guthrie John Gilbert Francklyn, Esq. to Mrs Wright, Esq. writer to the signet,' to be Stevenson, widow of the late Major-Gen. Auditor of Accounts to the Court.

Stevenson, of the Madras cavalry. Alexander Dauney, L.L.D. Advocate in Captain George J. Ryves, of the Aberdeen, is appointed Sheriff Substitute Royal Navy, to viss Emma Graham, of that county, in room of David Morrice, daughter of R. R. Graham, Esq. of ChelEsq. deceased.

sea College. William Bogle, Esq. is appointed Post- March 3. At Mauchlin, the Rev. John master of Glasgow, in the room of the late Tod, minister of that parish, to Miss W. Mr Jackson.

Kennedy Hamilton, daughter of the late The King has granted permission to Alex. Gavin Hamilton, Esq. Burner of Balmain, Esq. Kincardineshire, 11. At Edinburgh, Robert Strachan, Esq. his licence for him and his issue to assume writer to the signet, to Miss Janet Dar. the name and arms of Ramsay, in con- ling, third daughter of the deceased Paul formity to the will of Sir Alexander Ramsay Darling, Esq. of Bogangreen. Irvine, his maternal uncle, lately deceast. 11. At Fountainbridge, Robert Mudie,

Esq. of Balmule, to Miss Susan Durie, onMARRIAGES.

ly daughter of Charles Durie, Esq. of CraigAug. 26. At Madras, Kirkhy Dalrym- luscar. ple, Esq. 10 Miss Ann M-Cormick, daugh. 15. At Tayfield, Mr Archibald Torry, ter of the late Rev. Principal M'Cormick, merchant in Edinburgh, to Miss J. Berry, of St Andrews.

third daughter of John Berry, Esq. of TayAt Cronstadt, Mr Wm. Miles Corton, of field. St Petersburgh, merchant, to Miss Maria

BIRTHS. Palliday, youngest daughter of Dr Halii- Feb. 10. At Edinburgh, the Lady of Alex. day.

Maconochie, Esq. advocate, a son. Feb. 15. At Dublin, Gerrard Noel, Esq, 10. At Brighton, the Lady of General son to Colonel Noel, M. P. for Rutland. James Dunlop, a son. shire, and grandson and heir to Lord Bar- 15. Mrs Wilkie, jun. of Foulden, a son. ham, to Miss Charlotte O'Brien, daughter 17, At London, the Countess of Manse of the late sir Lucius O'Brien, Bart. of field, a son. Dromoland, county of Clare.

-. At ditto, Lady Holland, a daughter. 16. Captain Burns of the Royal navy, 23. At Orton, in Huntingdonshire, the to Miss l'alrymple, eldest daughter of the Countess of Aboyne, a son. late Lieut.-Col. Dalrymple, 19th regt. of 28. At Calderbank Vest, the Lady of foot.

Charles Kerr, Esq. a son. 24. At Glasgow, James Balfour, jun. At London, Lady Mary Stopford, a Esq. of Pilrig, to Miss Ann Macintosh, daughter: daughter of the late Captain MacIntosh of At Mickleham, the Lady of the Hon. Harwood.

David Montague Erskine, a daughter. 24. At ditto, Alexander Gartshore Stir- March 3. At Edinburgh, the Lady of ling, Esq. of Craig barnet, to Miss Anne Lieut. Col. Lauriston, a son Miller, only daughter of James Miller, Esq. 13. At Cameron House, Dumbartonshire, late of Jamaica.

Mrs Rouet Smollert, a daughter. 27. At Manse of Arbirlot, Dr William 17. At Edinburgh, the Lady of Sir Wil. Arrot, physician in Arbroath, to Mrs Shar- liam Johnstone, Bart, of Caskieben, a son pey of that place.

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12 At Fdinburgh, Mrs Mary Wallace, Lately, at Vizagapatam, of the jungle fe. relict of the late vir Baillie Blinshall, saddler ver, Lieui. john Keid, 9th n tive infantry. in Edinburgh.

cluz. It the Hague, Major George Lun- 13. At Dundee, aged 84, Mrs Jean Ro. din, formerly in the Dutch service, son to bertson, relict of John Pitcairn, Esq. mer. the ecta ed Andrew Lundin, Esq. of chart, and formerly Provost of that burgh, Strathearly.

15. It Edinburgh, Margaret Gloag, only Aug. 25. At Ganjam, in the Fast 'ndies, daughter of Mr Thomas Gloag, W S. Dr Gerrie Dunhar, second son of the late 15. At ditto, Mrs Clarkson Moncrief, Alex. Dunbar of Boath, sq

8ou:e of Thos. ( larkson Moncrief, Esq. of Lately, in the Island of Ceylon, l ieut. Blackburn Chas. Douglas, of the 19th regiment.

At ditto, Mors Scott of Horsleyhill Oit. 't i ombay, in the 24th year of his 17. At Glasgow, deservedly lamented, age, Lieut. Chas. Roes, d regt. native in- John Wilson, Esqof Kelvinbak, late fui tiy, seventh son of the late simon koss, Towr clerk of G! sgow. Some years ago, Esq. of Gladfield, Rosshire.

having resigned thit office, the ragistrates 01. On his passage from Madras, on unanimously voted their thanks to board the ord Hawkesbury, C ptain lex. son for his services while he held that ofBoswell Campbell, of his Alaji sty's fice, the duties of which he had performed

with great ability and integrity. Nov 19. On board the Atlas, in the

17. 4t Edinburgh, L.dy Montgomery, W st indies, Mr Robert Baillie, midship- widow of the deceased Sir James Montgoman, son to i ord olkenin et.

mery of Stanhope, Bart. late Lord Chief Dec. 1 William Gibson, overseer at So Baron of Exchequer merton estate, Jamaica, son of Mr Gibson ! . At Brechin Castle, Miss Lucy Maule, olt. e Purth acudemy

third daughter of the Hon. William Maule Doc. 1 3. -t Venice, i harles Gordon, Esq. of Panmure. yourger of letterfourie, son of the late 18. At London, Charles Graham, Esq. of Alex. Gorgon, Esq. of Letterfourie. Dryhill.

Dec. 26. At the Cape of Good !'ope, 18. It Edinburgh, Miss Margaret Grant, thur Muter, Esq. aptain of the Union eldest daughter of the late Andrew Grant, East Indiaman, second son of William Mu- Esq. banker in Edinburgh. ter, Esq. of Annfield.

18. t Harvieston, George Cranstouri, Jan. 19. At fort Royal, Jamaica, Miss Esq. of Dewar. Stewart, daughter of James Stewart, Esq. Mr Charles Adam, merchant in Dunof Kingston.

dee, and Adjutant of the sth Forfarshire voFeb. 8. At Glasgow, aged 81, Mr James lunteers. Jackson, upwards of 50 years postrasier of 20. At Edinburgh, Miss Jean Margaret Glasgow. His scrupulous punctuality and Gloag, daughter of the late Mr John Gloag, ardent zeul in the discharge of the duties of merchant in Edinburgh. his office joined to a gentlemanlike behavi- 22. At Edinburgh, in the 83d year of his our in private life, procured him the respect age, the venerable and respected Dr George of all.

Chapman, Rector, formerly of the Gram10. At Londonderry, Ralph Babington, mar school of Dumfries, and afterwards of Esq. of Greenfoot,

the Academy of Banff, both which semi1o. At Forres, Sir Alexander Penrose naries he advanced to the most flourishing Cuming Gordon of Altyre and Gordon- state. He was a very eminent and success

ful teacher, having exemplified in his prac10. At Edinburgh, Robert Baillie, Esq. tice, the plan of his excellent Treatise on Carphin, Fife.

Education. His literary attainments were io. nt Edinburgh, Capt. Wm. Lindsay very considerable, and he zealously devotof the Aberdeenshire militia. He was bu- ed himself to the communication of useful sieci with military honours.

knowledge, to almost the last day of his 10 At London, in the 87th year of his life. age, the Right iton. Edinund Sexten Pery, 23. At Letterfourie, Miss Ann Gordon, Lord Viscount Pery, formerly Speaker, of neice to the celebrated Chevalier Ramsay: th House of Commons in Ireland. Hay

At Edinburgh, Mrs Mackenzie ing left only two daughters, his fortune de- Grieve, spouse of Dr Mackenzie Grieve. scends to his nephew the larl of I imerick. 25. At ditto, the Rev. David Black, mini

1. .It Harley, in Yorkshire, Sir Alex. ster of Lady Yester's Church. Ramsay Irvine of Balmain, isa: t. in-the 25. At ditto, Mirs Catherine Campbell, goth year of his age.

widow of the iate Joseph Norris, Esq. Desi At Edinburgh, Mrs Ann Scott of puty Clerk of Justiciary.

ston, Bart.


26. At ditto, aged 84, Mr John Wilde,




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late tobacconist in Edinburgh, father of his Majesty's Commissioners of Excise for
John Wilde, Esq. advocate, Professor of Ci- Scotland
vil Law in the University of Edinburgh. 6. At Carronpark, Mrs Simpson of Plein,

Feb. 27. At Edinburgh, Mr John Pater- spouse of Francis Simpson, Esq. and only
son, merchant tailor.

daugliter of William addel, Esq. of
27. At Perth, Mr George Pentland, sen

7. At Perth, Mrs Jean Marshall, relict of
28. At Aberdeen, Baillie Andrew Burnett, John Ross, Esq. merchant.
in the 85th year of his age.

7. 4t Edinburgh, viss Margaret Ord,
28. At Kelso, Mr Wm. Rutherford, for daughter of the late Lord Chief Baron · rd.
many years a respectable merchant there.. 7. At Largnean, in Galloway, Lient Col.
And at Lantonhall, March 9. Mr James Andrew Wight, Inspecting Field Officer of
Rutherford, his brother.

the Kirkcudbright district.
-. At his seat of Ardfrey, Ireland, Joseph 8. *t Drunkie, William Graham is of
Blake, Esq. father of the Right Hon. Lord Drunkie
Walscourt, and the Countess Dowager of 8. At Carlisle, Alex. Wilson, Esq. banker.
Errol. He is succeeded in his estates by 8. At Ayr, Millar Hill Roilo, the infant
his grandson, Lord Walscourt.

son of the Hon. Roger Rollo, Collector of
- At London, Mr Barry, the celebrated the Customs.
Painter. His death was occasioned by a 9. At leith, Mr John Ramsay, Lieut. of
paralytic stroke. He had lately undertaken

his Majesty's navy:
to paint a whole length portrait of the late .-. At Romely, in Derbyshire, Dr Thos.
lamented Lord Nelson, for the society of Gisborne, physician to the King, and Presi-

dent of the College of Physicians.
- At London, aged 89, that venerable 12. At Woodbank, near Dalkeith, Mr
ornament of literature, Mrs Carter. She John Mitchell, Collector of Excise.
was distinguished early by several poems of 12. At Hillend, near Greenock, in the
great merit. She' wrote two papers in the both year of his age, Mr Hugh Crawford,
Rambler, one on Religion and Superstition, sen. writer in Greenock, and late one of the
the other entitled “The Voyage of Life,” magistrates of that place.
which from the stile, can scarcely be dis- 13. At Edinburghi, Airs Helen Balfour, re.
tinguished from the papers of the learnedau. lict of the deceased Rev. Mr Thomas Scott,
thor, Dr Johnson; but the work for which minister of South i eith
she was most distinguished, was an elegant 13. At ditto, Mrs Sarah Hunter, widow
translation of Epictetus, from the Greek, of the late James Hunter, Esq. banker in
which has gone through several editions. Ayr.
Mrs Carter was highly esteemed by a large - At Panbride, Mrs Charlotte Drum-
circle of literary acquaintance, particularly mond, spouse of Mr David Watt, also lately
the Bishop of London, at whose house she deceased, and youngest daughter of George
was a constant guest.

Drummond of Broich, Esq.
March 1. At Gosport, Mrs Eliza Campe - 't London, the Right Hon. Dowager
hell, wife of Major John Campbell, Mili- Lady Bradford.
tary Superintendant of the Royal Military At kridport, Miss Crawford, daughter
Hospital there.

of Daniel Crawford, Esq.
1. At Portsoy, Mr Dunbar of Nether. It Windsor, Capt. Alex. Grant, for-
duckie, in the 8th year of his age. merly of the first regiment of foot guards.

- At London, Lady Louisa Fitzroy, 17. At Glasgow, in the 57th year of hisage,
third daughter of the Duke of Grafton. David Dale, Esq. formerly proprietor of the

2. At Edinburgh, Miss Mary Drummond, Lanark Cotton Mills, and one of the Madaughter of the late James Drummond, Esq. gistrates of Glasgow-generally known of Croftnappock

and admired for a noble spirit of philan. 3. James Beveridge, Esq. Blambae House, thropy-in whose character were strikingFalkland, Fife.

ly combined, successful commercial enter. 3. At Linlithgow, Mr John I.iston, wri- prize with piety, active benevolence, and ter, eldest son of the Rev. Mr Robert Lis. public spirit. Here, if ever, a tribute of ton, late minister of 4 berdour.

respect and admiration is due to departed 4. At London, Lieut. Col. Bagwell, of worth. Originally in a low station of life, the 6th dragoon guards, in consequence of by prosperous adventures in trade, he was a fall from his horse, by which his scull was raised to a state of affluence, which he fractured.

directed, on a grand scale, to the enco11-4. At ditto, Sir Lionel Copley, Bart. also in ragement of industry and relief of the disconsequence of his horse falling with him. tressed. In a romantic den on the banks

5. At Fdinburgh, in the 84th year of his of the Clyde, the lofty Mills of Lanark aage, George Brown, Esq. many years one of rose, under his eye and fostering hand; sur

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