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stealing two horses from the farm of the 3. At Ditto, Mrs Elizabeth Dunbar, re-
. John Ross, late of the 85th regiment, and
The unhappy men were very much his age, Mr James Paterson, Master of the affected at the time of pronouncing judge Music School, Session Clerk, and Precenment, and both fell down upon their knees, tor, in that city. He held these offices 62 and beseeched their Lordships and Jury to years, exclusive of several years during recommend them to his Majesty's mercy. which he acted as assistant to his predeces.
In the course of nearly 60 years, he MARRIAGES.
was not prevented from officiating as preDec. 1. At Dalkeith House, the Right centor by bad health a single day; and he Hon. William Earl of Ancram, to Lady was absent only one Sunday while on a viHarriet Montagu, youngest danghter of his
sic to a friend. Grace the Duke of Buccleuch.
7. Near London, Miss Mary M‘Culloch, 2. At Edinburgh, Archibald M.Nab, Esq. sister of the late John M.Culloch, Esq. of younger of Easter Torry, to Miss Margaret Barholm. Robertson, daughter of the deceased Wild 7. At Newton, near Dalkeith, Mr Janies liam Robertson, Esq. Keeper of the Re- Hope, farmer, a man of great worth and cordo in his Majesty's General Register integrity. Office.
- At Petcinane Manse, the Rev. Allan DEATHS.
Frame, minister of that parish. Oct. 18. At Paisley, Mrs Jean Watt, 9. At Aberdeen, Mr Donald Stewart, spouse of Mr James Chip brt wer there, leather merchant, Besides suitable proviafter a lingering illness, which she bore sions for his widow and daughter, and conwith Christian patience and fortitude. siderable legacies to all his relations, he has
25. At Edinburgh, Mrs Cunninghame, bequeathed the following charitable dona. Telict of George Cunninghame, Esq. of Ban- tions :- To the poor of the united parishes dalloch.
of l'ulloch and Glenmuick, and Glengarden, 25. Ac St Cyrus, Joseph Alexander Shep- 501.-To the Kirk Session of Aberdeen, herd, in the 91st year of his age, as ascer 401.-To the Poors Hospital of Aberdeen, certained by the parish register, in which 40.-To the Infirmary of Aberdeen, 401 – he is recorded to have been baptised, 13th To the Lunatic Hospital ditto, 40l. To March 1716. He spent the whole of his the Coal Fund ditco, 401. Total, 2501. long life, except one year, in the parish 9. At Dunbar, aged 21 years, Mr An. where he was born and died. He had 18 drew Brown, only son of Mr Andrew children, 45 grandchildren, and 14 great Brown, merchant there. grandchildren.
9. At Edinburgh, Mrs Christian For29. Lately, at Doonside, Adam Kelly, bes, widow of Mr John More, painter aged 91. He was born the day of the bat, there. tle of Sheriffmuir (13th September 1715.) 9. At ditto, Mrs Gray, wife of Mr He came as groom and coachman to the James Gray, one of the Masters of the late Mr Crawford of Doonside in 1742, High School. and never was out of the family till his 9. At Greenock, Mr William Hart, death, a service of 59 years. He was very
merchant. much distressed, in 1801, at the death of an 10. At Altona, of the wounds he receiv. old pouey which he used to ride, and which ed at the battle of Jena on the 14th of Oc. lived till it was 41 years old. Kelty's win tober, his Serene Highness Charles William dow is still alive at Doonside, where she al Duke of Brunswick Wolfembuttle, Gene80 came in 1747.
ralissimo of the Prussian army, and a Nov. 1. Al Braco Castle, Mrs Margaret Knight of the Garter. His Highness was Graeme, relict of Francis Masterton of Go. born in 1785, and married in 1764 Princess
Augusta, sister of his Britannic Majesty, 2. At Orniston, Dr Alexander White. by whom he has left issue two sons and head, surgeon in the Royal Navy.
two daughters. 2. At Irvine, Mr David Campbell, aged 11. At Prestonpans, Robert Hepburn, 73, upwards of 40 years clerk in the Cus. Esq. Collector of the Customs there. tom house there.
- At Edinburgh, Miss Janet Far. 2. At Cromarty, aged 81, Miss Helen quharson, second surviving daughter of the Mackenzie, sister of the deceased Murdo late Alex. Farquharson, Esq. of Haughton. Mackenzie, Esq. of Ardross.
tions on 574
view of 929
Etymologies rectified 905 Highlands, West, changes Literary Intelligence 499
in 1644, list of 493 Hindostán, military cha 285, 365, 444, 445, 533,
racter of the natives of 613,614, 690, 769, 770,
852, 853, 931
of the force of Literary duelling, reflec-
manners of the Loch Ness, curious phe.
nomena of 405
tion of 163
the authors of 745
of his poetical works
tions on his death by Dr
one in Edinburgh 43 Macintosh, Sir James, his
Iliad, character of its he- Mackenzie, Mr Henry,
his character as an au-
thor 745, 817
in the case of the Magis.
--, state of, at the trates of Edinburgh a-
New Town 255
on the pro-
774, 815, 895
advertisements of 598
his popular ballads and tanist, memoirs of 892
Mausoleum of King Hen.
Johnson, Dr, remarks on ry Darnley, description
Juan Fernandez, account. against her for sorcery
Landscape Gardening, on. Metastatio, remarks on:
Lerwick, description of 36 Millar, Professor, life of-
the authors of 745
Tanies by 850
tion of 491
tion of 403
165 2 409
Money. rent, on the com. Pinkerton's recollections Scottish songs, curious e-
parative value of 831 of Paris, review of 685 numeration of 828
his character Shetland, strictures on a
defence of 12,
the tour, 112
- valuation of cor.
character as a writer 819
reflections on a
thoughts on two
character as an author important questions 822
Small.pox, genealogy of
Dr Beattie 682
racter as an author 744
Sandwich Island, account South Wales, new, pre-
Steuart, Sir Jas. life of 197
on the temperature of Theatrical performance in
India, description of one
Thurlow, Lord, memoirs
Trade, British, in Germa.
of Dundee, ac-
Traveller, adventures of
Tunnel under the Forth,
plan of one 521
account of MSS. there Scots, comparative ad-
vantages of 684
Scotch writers, character Valuation of Orkney and
Vesuvius, journal of an
Scotch Parliament, cere. eruption of 329; 413.
opening of 657
parative value of 831
list of 24, 97
Vittoria Collona, account
Voltaire's Henriade, re. Weilly, Dr, anecdotes of
poet, account of 184
ALFRED, by George Dyer London, a poem 447, 536; Sibbald, Sir R. roundel on
by Dr Pitcairn 127
tues of, 205
his acquittal 693 Song, Cannie wi' your
my love is but a las-
sie yet 776
banks o' Doune 776
on a visit to the vil.
for the New Year, lage of Largs 934
Tam's fareweli 288
Latin by Lord Mel. Sonnet to Night 935
to Hope ib.
translation by Dr Verses to a Young Lady,
on her birth day 288
for his Majesty's to a favourite cat, by
G. Dyer 368
to Mary 776
Pennecuick, Dr, a fable to the Nightingale,
by G. Dyer 934
young Lady who wrote
an Elegy on the death of
his son, 935
Winter, a dirge 856.
PROCEEDINGS OF PARLIAMENT.
ADMIRAL, Judge, in Scot. Bell-rock, lighthouse, bill Collingwood, Lord, a pen.
sion voted to him 137
Best, Mr, moves forabillto Commissaries of Edin. ad.
of ex-parte evidence taken Commons, House of,
thanks to the fleet 139
466.-Withdrawn 469 Cornwallis, Marq. a mo-
posed on 545. Relin Defence act, debate on a
bill for repealing it 468,
ceive 25,000l. to indem ceives the thanks of the
the Commons 295. A
the thanks of the House East-India Budget 631. -
Ellenborough, Lord, mo. the evidence to be given On taxing funds vested
an additional article of Prussia, message from the
impeachment against him King relative to her con-
respecting it ib. Address
ject 377.-- Of the Com-
on his case 193.-Me ves gulating 546. Salaries to
a resolution on the re the Coinın issioners 549.
whole House do attend troduced 628
carried ib.- Thanks vot. 630, objected to by Col.
proposed by Mr Wind.
ed 465. Importation bill
tling their rank 630 for its abolition moved
new training bill, by Mr Fox, and carried
objected to by Ld. Mel. 627,628, Agreed to by
the Lords 705
gulating 628. Prohibit.
tion relative to the state
voted to hiin 137
Supply, Committee or
against Marq. Wellesley Trafalgar 472:
Treaties with Austria and
Peers of Scotland, peti. Russia presented to the
House of Lords 139.---
Trotter, Alex. committed
serjeant at arms 294.-