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in tlie unsullied integrity of your principles, the gratitude and applause of this Compaleft us no other anxi ty, than that an op- ny, in common with every good subject. portunity might be afforded to you of vin- 2. That this Company, with every sentidicating your injured reputation. The ment of attachment and respect for his final judgement of the High Court of Par- Lordship, and under the grateful recollec. liament, formed on the most deilberate tion of his many and inportant services to consideration of evidence, and with the aid them, to the city of Edinburgh, and to the of the united wisdoin and legal advice of nation at large, did pirticipate most sinthe Judges of the land, has furnished the cerely in those feelings which must have most decisive testimony of the purity of been excited in his breast by the heavy your character. We trust, therefore, that and (as now appeirs) unfounded charges many years of a life, hitherto so success- brought against him, originating in a misfully devoted to the service of your coun- apprehension of his character and conduct, try, yet remain to be employed with equal whereby his Lordship was exposed to a honour to yourself, and advantage to the great degree of obloquy and suffering, be

fore the justice of his country, by which he Signed by the appointment of the Con. was at last protected and exculpated, affor

venery at Edinburgh, the 15th June, ded him an opportunity of being heard in 1806.

his defence. WILLIAM Wute, Convener. 3. That this Company do most cordially

congratulate Lord Melville and his counTuesday the 17th the Lord Provost, try, on the result of this prosecution, in his Magistrales, and Council gave a grand en- Lordship's complete acquittal, whereby a tertainment at Fortune's to a number of new proof is given of the admirable structhe principal inhabitants, con account of ture and unspeakable value of the British the acquittal of Lord Melville. They al- Constitution, of the dignity and justice of so gave two guine?s to the prisoners in the the Sopreme Judicatery, and of the protectolbooth, to-drink his Lordship’s health. tion and security enjoyed under them by

The general satisfaction with which the every British subject. honourable termination of the impeach- 4. That a Copy of these Resolutions be ment of Lord Melville has been received, transmitted by the Master-to-Lord Viswas no where more conspicuously mani. count Melville, and that the same be pubfested than in the town of Leith. The lished in the Edinburgh and London NewsOfficers of the Battalion of Royal Leith

papurs. Volunteers gave an elegant entertainment

R. Scorr MONCRIEFF, Master. on the occasion, at Younghusband's Tavern, to the Magistrates and many respectable

The Convention of Royal Burghs, which Gentlemen. At seven o'clock the corps

met at Edinburgh the 7th of July, also voparaded in full ur.iforn in Bernard Street, ted an address in similar terms to Lord and fired thrue volleys in honour of this

Melville, in answer to which the Lord hapry occasion. The men were afterwards

Provost has received the following letter regaled with a plentiful supply of Calvert's

from his Lordship :entire, which was drank with repeated

19 LONDON, 12th Juin 1806, cheerings to his Lardship’s healih. After *«. My Lord bl am this momen tuvoured dinner a number of loyal and appropriate with your obliging ktier, conveying to me patriotic toasts were given. 'The tavern was the address fioni che r presentatives of the most' brilliantly illuminated, and the iconi- Royal Burghs of Scotland. The sent rents piny rose from table at a late hour to wit. it contains are a zrli vratifying to 12, not ness' a grand display of fire-works.

only oì account of the very respectable boOn the 18th, it very nunnerous meeting dy from whence they come; but because of the Nerchant Company of Edinburgh I receive them as the general sense of a was held in their hall, when the following great class of my countrymen and fellow resolutions were unanimously voted, viz. subjects. I have no words atiequate to ex

1. That the Right Honourable Lord press the deep sunse l entertain of the reViscourt Melville having, with labour the peated marks of art.cment which have most indefatigable, talents the most splen- been called forth by the recent events so did, and integrity the mdst uncorrupted, interesting to my character and feelings. devoted above forty years of his life to the I trust to your Lorcship's goodness to service of his country, the greatest part of make known to the Meribers of the Conthat time in stations under Goveron ent vention the impression which their kindthe most exalted and efficient, and at pe- ness has excited in nry breast; and it shal! riods the most critical and momentous; as at all times give me infinite satisfaction, he had enjoyed the confidence and highest wken I am able, by any exertions of mine, approbation of his Sovereign, is eruitled 10 to contribute to the happitie'ss and pros

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perity of the Royal Burghs of Scotland.- 17. At London, Col. Arthur Vansittart, I have the honour to be,

of Shottesbrooke, Berkshire, M. P. for With great respect,

Windsor. to the Hon. Miss Caroline Eden,
Your Lordship's most obedient. fourth daughter of Lord Auckland.,
And faithful huinble servant,

At ditto, Lord Fitzharris, eldest, son 01012

MELVILLE. of the Earl of Malmesbury, and god-son of To the Lord Provost of Edin.:

the late Empress of Russia, to Dasha burgh, Preses of the Conven

wood, niece to the Earl of

RM2652 tion of Royal Burghs.

19. At Ditto, Sir William Pratt Call,

Bart. to Lady Louisa Forbes, sister to the Civil APPOINTMENTS.

Earl of Granard. The Right Hon. Gilbert Lord Minto -. At Bath, Lord William Stuart, son of

10. [A. is appointed Governor General of India, in the Marquis of Bute, to the Hon. Geor, room of Sir George Hilaro Barlow, who gina Maude, sister of Lord Viscount Haresumes his seat as third Member of the warden. Council of Bengal.

2}. At Dumfries, the Rev. James Rae The Right Hon. Dupre Earl of Caledon, minister of Kirkgunzeon, to Miss Elizais appointed Governor of the Cape of beth Robertson, eldest daughter of the Good Hope, and Henry Alexander, Esq. late Rev. John Robertson, minister of his Lordship's cousin, Secretary to the Goni Kirkconnel.

At London, W. Sloane, Esq. to LaThe Right Hon. Thomas Grenville is dy Gertrude Howard, daughter of the appointed President of the Board of Con.. - Earl of Carlisle. troul for India Affairs, in room of Lord mail me. At ditto, Osborne Markham, Esq. Minto.

son of the Archbishop of York, to Lady The Right Hon. James Earl of Lauder. Mary Thynne, sister of the Marquis oz dale, is appointed Keeper of the Great Bath. Seal for Scotland, (in room of the Duke of At ditto, the Rev. Charles Richard... Gordon,) and has also been sworn in a Cameron, eldest son of Dr Cameron, of Member of the Privy Council.

Worcester, to Miss Lucy Lyttleton Butt, The Marquiss of Headfort is appointed youngest daughter of the fate Rev, Ds. a Knight of the illustrious Order of St. Butt. Patrick

24. At Edinburgh, Thomas Dúncan, Esq. The Hon. David Erskine (son of the of Demerara, te Miss Helen

Grant, daugh. Lord Chancellor,) is appointed Ambassa. ter of the late John Grant, Esq. of Kinc..., dor to the United States of America. dine O'Neil.

At Hampstead, 'Robert Smith, Esgo & MARRIAGES.

of Aylesbury, Backs, to Miss Mary SusanAt Bombay, D. D. Inglis, Esq. of the ci- nah Watson, second daughter of Sir James vil establishnient, to Miss Money, daugh. Watson, Knt. tate one of the judges of the ter of the late W. Money, Esq. of Walo * Supreme Court of Judicature at Bengal. thamstow, Essex.

25. At Pirn House, William Scott, Esq. At Bencoolen, Francis şalmon, Esq. younger of Raeburn, late of Prince of Master Attendant at that settlement, to Wales island. to Miss Susan Horsburgh, el

. Miss Ann Salmon, niece of G. Salinons dest daughter of Alexander Horsburgh, Esq. formerly Governor of Bencoolen. Esq. of Horsburgh.

At Bengal, Captain James Achmuty, of 26, At Bromley, Andrew Wedderburn, the Artillery, Comınissary of Ordnance at Esq. to the Hon Miss Louisa Eden, fiftha Cawnpore, to Miss Mary Fearon, late' of daughter of Lord Auckland, Edinburgh.

27. At. Woodside, James Crawford, Esq. April 28. At Chateau Margo, Philip jun. merchant, Port-Glasgow, to Miss San Frederick Tinne, Esq. Secretary for the rah Russel, eldest daughter of Dayid Rusa colony of Demerara, to Miss Rose, daugh- sel, Esq. of Woodside, merchant in, Glass ter of William Rose, Esq of Mountcoffer.

gow. June g. At Strathaird, in the island of July 2. At Alresford, the seat of Lord Sky, Lieut. John Nicholson, younger of Spencer Chichester, the Hon. William Claggin, to Miss Isabella Macallister, Bligh, brother to the Earl of Darnley, daughter of Alexander Macallister, Esq. of Lady Sophia Stewart, daughter of the Strathaird.

Earl of Galloway. 16. At Aston, Shirley Perkins, Esq. of 3. At London, Sir Wm. Abdy, Bart. to Sutton - Colfield, Warwickshire, barrister Miss Wellesley, eldest daughter of the at law, to Mrs Walker, widow of the late

Marquis Wellesley. Capt. William Walker, and eldest daughter

--, William Henderson, Esq. of Charles Sharpe, Esq. of Hoddam Castle, of Newhall, tó Miss Jean Reíd, daughter Dumfries-shire.

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of the deceased Mr John Reid, merchant in 13. At Denham Green, °Hon. Mrs
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son.291 +60181.773 July 3. At Edinburgh, H. Davidson, -, At Wester Livilands, Mis Ria

Riad, Esq. Haddington, to Miss Martha Mary

jhCV19 dan 1 di DNA Chisholm, only daughter of the deceased 15) Alt Urrard, Mrs Alston, a daughtera: Thomas Chisholm, Esq. of Amerslaw, Nor* 17. At Inverness, the Lady af Alexander thumberland.

2000 Macdonell of Glengary, Esq. d son and heir, 5. At Ballantyger, George Brown, 17. At Darnhall, the Hon. Mrs OliLeith, to Miss Jean White, daughter of phant Muarry, a daughter. Mr Thomas White, farmer there. 8. At London, Lord Viscount Milton,

DEATHS.n ti son of Earl Fitzwilliam, to the Hon. Miss 1805. Aug. 25. Near Seringapacam, Mr Mary Dundas, fourth daughter of Lord Alexander Dalziell Campbell, surgeon of Dundas. "the marriage ceremony was per- the 12th regiment of foot, son of the late formed by the Rev. Dr King, in Lord Mr Patrick Campbell, Royal Bank, EdinDundas's house, Arlington street.

burgh. I 2. At Dundee, Mr Divid Sandeman, • At Chunar, Captain James Berry, of of the Shore-dues Office, Leith, to Miss the 15th regiment of native infantry, on Margaret Baxter, daughter of Mr Thomas the Bengal establishment. Baxter, baker, Dundee

At Calcutta, Mr Tho. Doig, youngest 2

FEWO gb nad son of Mr John Doig, merchant, Dundee: BIRTHS getulos

At Dinapore, Dr Gardiner, of the At

. cavalry. 14. At Clunš, Mra Colonel Macphera Mi Dec. 19. In' Indiá, Capt. John Spink,

Field Paymaster of the army under the William Hondon, the Lady of the Hon. 17. At

command of Major-General Jones. *** Gardner,


of Admiral 1806. Jan. At Calcutta, after having tas Lord Gardner, a daughter.

ken his

passage for Europe, Major George Beauniont Lodge, Old Windsor, Welsh, of the first regiment of native caViscountess Ashbrook, a son.

valry, an officer who'distinguished himself At Bishop's Court, Exeter, the Hon. 'greatly in the campaign under Gen. Lord Mrs Paget, à son

Lake. "At London, the Countess of Albe- 5. On his passage from Bengal, Andrew marle, a daughter.

Gardiner, Esq. a senior merchant on that." 18. At Arndilly, the Lady of David establishment. Macdowall Grant of Arndilly, Esq a son. IS. At Fort Willian, Mr John M.Dow.

19. At Edinburgh, the Lady of Col.. all, in the civil service, Ceylon, son Horner, of Mells Park, Somerset, a daugh James M.Dowall, Esq Glasgow.

April. 17. At Kingston, St Vincent, 20. At London, the Lady of Charles James Bannatyne, Esq. eldest son of Mr Barclay, Esq. of Harley strect, a son and Bannatyne, Sc Calniac, Isle of Bute. heir

18. At Kingston, Jamaica; Me Andrew 24. At Dalkeith House, Lady Caroline Rowand, formerly of Glasgow. Douglas, a daughter.

Mav. 5. At Tobago, William Forbes, 26. At London, the Countess Cowper, a Esq. of Culloden estate in that island. son and heir, who will take the titles of 0.11. At Madeira, James Murdoch, Esq. Viscount Fordwich, Baron Wingham. one of the oldest British merchants resi.

29. At ditto, the Countess of Chiches, dent on that island. ter, a daughter,

18. At Tortola, on his way to Britain for - At Edinburgh, the Lady of Maxwell, the recovery of his health, John Brander, Gordon, Esq. writer to the signet, a son, Esq. of the Island of Grenada.

30. Mrs Duff of Hatton, a daughter. ; 19. At Brimstone hill, St Kitt's, where Lately, at Paisley, Mrs Fraser, wife of he commanded, Brig. Gen. Sir Richard Mr J. Fraser, Manager of the Theatre, Basset. 3: there, a daughter, being her eighteeuth 28. On board his Majesty's frigate Rechild.

nommee, Capt. Sir Thos. Livingston, off July 4i Mrs Duthie of Mount. Plea- Carthagena, on the coast of Spain, aged, is

varit years, Charles Forbes, midsfiipman, younig7. At Edinburgh, the Lady of Major, est son of Sir William Forbes of Pitsligo, Tulloch, of the Inverness-shire regiment, Bart. of the wounds he received in a daughter.

tion in cutting out a Spanish schoouer una 9, The Lady of Robert Steuart, Esq. of der the town of Torre de Vieja. See NaAldersion, a son and heir.

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May 29. Mr Geo. Thompson, of Kilton, 17. At Glasgow, in the 40th year of her near Guigbro', aged 48, laie master of the age, Mrs Elizabeth Muirhead, wife of Mr Glory, oi 98 guns. He was in upwards of Jolin Mitchell. 25 engagemeuts in different parts of the 17. At Hans House, Chelsea, Henry vorid.

Holland, Esq one of his Majesty's Justices 20. On his passage to St Petersburgh, of Peace for the county of Middlesex, and Mr Andrew Syme, shipmaster in Leith. architect to the East India Company, &c.

29. At Zwoll, in Holland, James Er- 17. At Little Camden house, the Lady skine, Esq

of Major General Harry Calvert. 29. At Madeira, in the prime of life, 17. At Clifton, Miss Charlotte Cumming, Mrs Hoone of Argaiy, Ludy of Da- youngest daughter of the late Sir Alexanvid Monro Binning, Esq.

der Penrose Cumming Gordon, Bart. Lately, at his seat, Cornwall, St Eliza- At Dublin, Captain John Kennedy, beth's, Jamaica, James Cooper Wright, late of Springhall, District Paymaster in Esq. much lamented.

Dublin. Suddenly, the Hon. Edward Shippen, At Pitkaithly Wells, Mir · James Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of White, merchant in Glasgow. Pennsylvania, in the 78th year of his age. --. At London, Mrs Goodenough, relict

June 4. Robert Stevenson, Esq.of Alleys of Dr Goodenongh, and sister of Lord Visank, Rutherg!en.

count Sidmouth. 4. At Stirling, Mrs Susannah Graham, 19. At Struy,- Ilugh Fraser, Esg. of wife of Capt. Edington, ist Royals.

3truy. 10. At Edinburgh, Miss Margaret Pater. 20. At Kentish town, near London, Dr son, youngest daughter of the date Rey- Samuel Irving, physician on the Staff. Robert Paterson, Biggar.

20. At Durise, aged 78, Mr Robert John13. At Aberdeen, in the 75th year of his age, Mr William Littlejohn, merchant, and 20. At Montrose, Mrs Catharine Chris. late one of the Magistrates of that city. tie, spouse of the deceased Alexander Chris.

14. At Aberdeen (where he had gone to tie, Esq. merchant there! enjoy the benefit of his native air,) in the 20. At West Fortune, in the 84th year of 27th year of his age, and 3d of his ministry, her age, Mirs Beatrix Jonkieson, relict of the Rev. Janes Smith, A. M. minister of the late Mr Patrick Dudgeon, farmer at the Associate congregation, Bolton. Drem, near Hladdington. 14. At Cheltenham, in his 4 3d year,


At Brighton, Richard Allen M. D. Wilfred Lawson, Bart. of Brayton House, 21. At his seat in Kent, Lord Sondes, in and Isell Hall, both in Cumberland; the his 53d year. last of the male line of one of the most an- 21. At Dresden, in his aóth year, his cient families in that county.

Royal Highness Francis Xavier, Prince 14. At Newcastle, aged 81, Mr Ninian Royal of Poland, Duke of Saxony, and Walker, a truly honest and independent uncle of the reigning Elector; during whose minded seaman, who had visited most parts minority he actedas Regent of the Elec. of the globe, and had been engaged in toral States. many perilous adventures. He was a native 22. At Borthwickbrae, Catharine, the inof Fifeshire ; was pressed in 1795; and on fant daughter of William Eliott Lockhart, board the Happy Janet, of 20 guns, was in Esq. of Borthwickbrae. pursuit of the Pretender in most of the creeks 24. At London, of a few days illness, of Scotland. He afterwards served on board aged 20, the Lady of Robert Pringle, F.sq, the Cambridge 8 years, without ever being younger of Stitchel, and daughter of the on shore; was at the capture of Guadaloupe late Lieut. Gen. Macleod of Macleod. in 1958, and at the memorable siege of the The timely fate of this truly amiable Havannah in 1764, when the Cambridge young lady, cut o in the bloom of youth lost 125 men in 20 minutes before the Mo

and beauty, is deeply lamented by all who ro Castle. He had the yellow fever with knew her. several other's of his ship, and was the only 25. At St Andrew's, Joseph M'Corone that recovered.

mick, Esq. Advocate. 15. At Binny, Miss Magdalen Stewart, 25. At Gala House, John Jameson, Esq. daughter of the deceased Robert Stewart, late merchant in Leith. Esq. of Binny.

26. At Wemyss hall, James Wemyss, is. At Falkirk, Mrs Robina Henderson, Esq. of Winthank, in his 85th year. relict of the late Mr Peter Henderson, 26. At Manse of Tongland, aged $3, writer there, in the 8th year of her age. the Rev. Alexander Robb, minister of that

16. At Edinburgh, Miss Katherine Don, parish. daughter of the late John Don, Esq. and 27. At Warriston, Thomas Mure, Esq. sister of Lieut Gen. George Don.

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28. At Bogror Rocks, Sussex, Stephen States of 1 anguedoc, and Commander of the Cossar, Esq. of Millbank street, Westmin- Order of the Holy Ghost. ster, only son of the late Walter Cossar, 5. Ac Elgin, Alexander Brodie, M. D. Esq. Comptroller of Exeise in Scotland. a gentleman equally distinguished for his

--. At London, Samuel Bosanquet, Esq. professional knowledge, literary acquireDeputy Governor of the Levant Company, ments, and urbanity of manners, and a Director of the Bank of England. 6. At Paisley, Mrs Isabella Dods, wise

- At Honiton, in the 81st year of his of Mr Alexander Davidson, lecturer in naare, Mr Francis Aberdeen, lace of Lancas. sural philosoplıy. ter court, London.

6. At Clifton, Mrs Carnegie Fullerton --, At Aberdeen, Mr Murdo Downie, of Kinnaber: late Master in the Royal Navy.

7. At Gribton, Miss Goldie, daughter At Kenture, in the island of Islay, of the late John Goldie of Craigmuie, Esq. Mr Archibala M Duifie, late of the island 7. At Edinburgh, Mrs Janet Colquof Jamarca.

houn, relict of General John Campbell of july 1. At London, the Lady of Hugh Barbreck, and aunt of Sir James ColquStuart, Esq. son of the late Sir John Stuart houn of Luss, Bart. of Allanbank, Burt.

7. At Sanson House, Miss Mary Dun1. At Edinburgh, Mr John Clapper., das, eldest daughter of Lieut. Gen. Francis ton, writer, second son of Mr Geo. Clapo' Dundas. perton, writer to the signet.

2. At Edinburgh, Miss Elizabeth Hun2. At Arngibbon, Perthshire, in the ter, daughter of the late Dr Hunter, one 77th year of his age, Mr Thomas Forres- of the ministers of St. Andrew's. ter of Arngibbon.

10. At Dunse, aged 81, Mrs Janet Nis2. At Libberton, aged 17 years, James bet, relict of Mr John Mein, surgeon there. Ruthven, only sun of Mr Robert Ruthven, 11. At Ayr, in the 85th year of his age, merchant, Edinburgh.

Mr William Murdoch, merchant. 2. At Perth, aged 76, James Stewart, 1. At Leith, Mr George Harper, merEsq. late of Derculich.

chant. 2. At Poyntzfield, Cromarty shire, Geo. 12. At Edinburgh, the Hon. Miss BarGun Munro of Poyntzfield, Esq. niuch and bara Gray, sister of Lord Gray. generally lamented,

13. At London, Major General James 4. In the blom of life, on his passage Bannatine, of the Bombay establishinent. from London to Leith, and when within 13. At Dumfries, Miss Mary Dennisthree hours sail of that place, Lieut. Colin ton, eldest daughter of Mr John Dinniston. Thompson of the 6 regiment. He was -. At Mansfield House, New Cumnock, interred at Leith with military honours. Andrew Thomson, Esq. of Mansfield and

3. At London, aged 85, Arthur Richard Castlemains. Dillon, Archbishop and Duke of Narbonne, 19. At Innerkeithing, aged 23, John Primate of the Gauls, President of the Cunninghame, Esq. of Balbougie, advocate.

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