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will disband us regularly, as was done be- mously approved, and resolved to support fore, and we shall be all well pleased when the Solicitor General accordingly at the the state of our country shall allow us to re- next election. Lord ARCHIBALD aftertire with honour from its service.

wards gave an elegant entertainment, in With regard to my own situation, if the Town-hall, to the Magistrates and there be one man in the corps who would Council, and a number of the inhabitants, be more excusable in retiring than another, at which the greatest unanimity and conviit is myself. I have now served twelve viality prevailed. W years in the regiment, which circumstance, On the 22d of August, the Edinburgh and, above all, the high office which i East India Club, and a number of Gentle have now the honour to hold, not very usu- men from India, gave an elegant entertainally combined with a military character, ment to Warren Hastings, Esq. late Govermight have justified me for seeking leisure nor General of India (now on a visit to

Scotland) at Oman's Tavern in Edinburgh. “ But the higher I am raised in the favour The occasion was particularly gratifying to of my Sovereign, the more I think it my the feelings of a very numerous meeting, duty to serve him in every situation where many of whom, from a long residence in I can be of use; and therefore, thoroughly India, had the best opportunity of knowing convinced of the unspeakable advantage this distinguished character, and apprecia which the country has derived from the vo- ting the services he had rendered to his Junteer service, I have resolved to continue country, during his Government of British in it; and I assure you, that while twenty India. After the health of Mr Hastings, of you will stick together, I will cheerfully and many loyal and patriotic tvasts, the devote my attention to your instruction, following sentiment, from the President, and I shall think niyself amply rewarded was drunk with universal applause :if I can keep alive the embers of this sys. “ Prosperity to our settlements in India, and tem in our native city.”

may the virtue and talents which preserved His Lordship's speech was received with them be ever remembered with gratitude." the loudest acclamations.

STIRLING Races, Oct. 7.-L.50 given The Officers of the Greenock Volunteers by the Magistrates of Stirling, won by Mr have resigned, thinking it impossible to keep Baird's Bess, beating Mr Millar's!Aurora.

the corps on a respectable footing, on October 8. L.50. for all ages, won by Mr the proposed establishment, but continue Baird's Juno, beating Mr Best's Fairy. The their services until the Lord Lieutenant Linlithgow and Stirlingshire Hunt Stakes, shall be able to provide other officers. 3 subscribers, 5 guineas each, won by the SCHOOLMASTERS.

Hon. Capt. Fleming's Tom Pipes, beating On Friday and Saturday Sept. 19. and 20, Capt. Hamilton's Scogie, and Mr Graham's very full meetings of the Burgh and Paro- Fidget.- Oct. 9. L.50, for all ages, won by chial Schoolmasters of Scotland were held Mr Baird's Newbyth, beating Mr Best's at Edinburgh, for the purpose of concerting Juno, and Mr Millar's Aurora. The meetmeasures for establishing a fund for the re- ing, the first of the kind held at Stirling, lief of their Widows and Orphans; Dr was a very pleasant one,-good racing and Adam, Rector of the High School of Edin. uncommon hunting, A handsome subscripwas unanimously chosen President ; Mr tion was made for the next year's amuseDick of Perth, and Mr Gray of Edinburgh, ment, The Stewards for next year areVice Presidents; Mr Irvine of Edinburgh, the Duke of Montrose, Viscount Primrose, Secretary. After revising and altering the Mr Graham of Airth, and Mr Stirling of scroll of a bill, prepared by a committee last Keir. year, it was agreed to transmit printed copies At the Falkirk Tryst, on October 14. of the same to all the Schoolmasters in Scot. there was a remarkable shew of cattle, in land, to enable them to collect and re- finer condition than we ever remember; port their opinions upon it, before another the demand was brisk, but prices were from general meeting, to be held at Edinburgh, five to ten per cent. lower than last year. on the 13th of December next. ;

The thunder storm on the 9th August, On Friday Oct. 10. the Magistrates and at Cupar Fife, exceeded in violence and drTown Council of Rutherglen canferred the ration any thing remembered in that place. freedom of that burgh upon the Right The rain fell in torrents; the loudest peals Hon. Lord ARCHIBALD HAMILTON and of thunder followed in tremendous succes John CLERK, Esq. Solicitor General forsion, and the lightning was uncommonly Scotland. Upon this occasion, Lord Archi- vivid. A number of trees, venerable for BALD proposed and recommended the Soli. age, and remarkable for strength and size, citor as a candidate for the representation were torn up by the roots. Many houses of this district of burghs in Parliament, of were shaken to their foundations, and sewhich the Magistrateş aud Council unani, veral articles of furniture thrown to a con



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James Spittalay. } Merchants

siderable distance from their places. We RESIDENT MAGISTRATES. have heard, however, of no material ac.

Leith. cident.

Messrs William Moubray,?

Bailies. On the night of the 25th August, as John

William Ballenyos Johnston, the Edinburgh carrier for Loch

Canongate and Caltan. maben and Lockerby, was crossing the

Messrs George Rae, . river Annan, about two miles below his

William Arnot, S

} own house, he was drowned.

Easter and West, wo

Alexander Boog,
Tuesday, Sept. 30.

Messrs Robert Simpson,

* Bailies The Magistrates and Council walked in

David Whitelaw, procession to the High Church, where an

GUILD COURT.WI excellent sermon was preached by the Rev.

William Coulter, Esq. Lord Dean of Guild, Dr Moodie, of St Andrew's Church, from

Peter Hill, Esq. Old Dean of Guild.' 5 Psalm lxxii. 17. “ And men shall be bles,

-Messrs John Mackinlay, sed in him, all nations shall call him blessed.” After divine service, they returued

Alexr. Reid, Architect. to the Council Chamber, and proceeded to

James Clephan, Wright. the election of Magistrates, when the go.

John Paton, Mason. vernment of the city was vested in the fol. lowing gentlemen :

Masters and Assistants of the Merchant The Right Hon. DONALD SMITH, Lord Company of Edinburgh, elected Sept. 2. Provost.

Alex. ALLAN, of Glen, Esq. Master. Thomas Henderson, Esq.

ASSISTANTS. William Calder, Esq.


Mess. R. Scott Mon- Mesy. Geo. Bruitton, Walter Dickson, Esq.

crieff, senior,

Gilbt.Grierson, R. Scott Moncrieff, Jun. Esq.

A. Mackinlay, Wm. M.Lean, William Coulter, Esq. Dean of Guild.

Day. Kinnear, Alex. Bonar, Archibald Campbell, Esq. Treasurer."

Robert Bow, Jo. Robertson, Sir William Fettes, Bart. Old Provost.

Wm. Pattison, -št Wm. Forbes. Richard Bannatine, Esq.

Tho. M.Ritchie, John Walker, Esq.


Mr Robert Kerr, Treasurer. Archibald Mackinlay, Esq.

Bailies, John Dick, Esq.

CIVIL APPOINTMENT.S. Peter Hill. Esq. Old Dean of Guild.

Sept. 24. The King has been pleased to apJohn Fairbairn, Esq. Old Treasures. point the Right Hon. Charles. Lord HowMess. David Kinnear

ick, one of his Principal Secretaries of State, Robert Cockburn

Merchant (for Foreign Affairs, in room of the late William Trotter

Councillors, Mr Fox.)

-- 27.-+To appoint the Right Hon. Thomas Josiah Maxton


Grenville, first Lord of the Admiralty, in William White Councillors.

room of Lord Howick. J. Denholm, Convener,

i Oct. 8.To appoint Henry Viscount Sid. William Kennedy,

Matthew Sherriff,

mouth Lord President of the Privy Coun:

Council cil, (in room of Earl Fitzwilliam, who John Paton,


retires) William Fraser, juri.

15.-To appoint Henry Richard Lord Alexander Logan,

Holland, Lord Keeper of the Privy Stal, in William Farquharson,

room of Lord Sidinouth. Alex inder Zeigler,

To appoint the Right Hon. George Adam Anderson,

Tierney, President of the Board of ConJohn Bathgate,


troul for India Affairs, in room of Mr Henry Allan,


Andrew Murray

25a Thomas Francis Freemantle and James Thomson, 3tius

William Frankland, Esqrs. are appointed David Pollock,

Lords of the Admiralty, in room of Sir Arch. Mackinlay, Esq. Admiral of Leith. Philip Stephenis and Sir Charles Morice John Walker, Esq. "Baron Bailie of Canon Pole, Barton gate and Calton.

His Majesty has recommended Dr CleaJohn Dick, Esq. Baron Bailie of Easter ver, Bishop of Bangor, to succeed to the and Wester Portsburgh.

See of St Asaph in room of De Horsley: Mr David Kinnear, Captain of Orarge Co- Sept. 15. The King has appointed Major lours.

Gene Sir John Stuart, Knt. to be one of the


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Knights Companions of the order of the 22. At Glasgow, Mr John Walker, mars.
Bath; and has also granted his royal per- facturer, to Miss Margaret Graham.
mission that he may accept of the title of 25. At Bathgate, the Rev. Mr William
Count of Maidı, conferred upon him by his Fleming, to Miss Janet Dick, eldest daugh-
Majesty Perdinand King of the Two Sicilies. ter of Mr John Dick, merchant there.

Henry Brougham, Esq. is appointed En. At London, Dr M. H. Kennedy, to voy to the Court of Lisbün.

Miss J. Court, youngest daughter of the
Robert Fergusson, Esq. of Craigdarroch, late Jonathan Court, Esq.
is appointed Secretary to the embassy to 26. At Windsor, William Burnie, Esq.

of Russel-square, to Miss A. Lind, daugh-
Oct. 7. Earl Percy was elected M. P. for 'ter of Dr James Lind, physician, of Wind.
Westminster, in room of che late Mr Fox, sor.
without opposition. Sir F. Burdett, Mr -. At Portsmouth, Major Duckworth,
Whitbread, and Mr Sheridan, were request- only son of Admiral Sir J. T. Duckworth
ed by parties of the Electors to stand can- K. B. to Miss P. Fanshaw, daughter of
didates, but all of them declined.

Rich. Fanshaw, Esq. Commissioner of his A court of Proprietors of the East India Majesty's dock-yard at Portsmouth.. Company have appointed Sir Edward Orms. - At London, the Rev. George Moore, by, Recorder of Prince of Wales's Island, eldest son of the late Archbishop of Canterwith a salary of 3000l. a-year.

bury, to Miss Mary Bridges, youngest The King has been pleased to institute a daughter of the late Sir Brook Bridges, Professorship of Military Surgery in the Bart. University of Edinburgh, and to appoint to At ditto, Chevalier Dosterval, a that chair' Mr John Thomson, Professor of French Emigrant, to Miss Parry, with a Surgery to the Royal College of Surgeons. fortune of 20,0001.

The King has presented the Rev. John Oct. 3. At Edinburgh, Mr Wm. Aler. Martin to the church of Kirkcaldy, in room Martin, writer to the signet, to Miss Mar. of Dr Fleming, removed to Edinburgh. garet Davie, youngest daughter of the late

His Majesty has granted his Royal Per- John Davie of Gavieside, Esq.
mission to Lady Augusta Murray, second 21. At Leith, William Ker, Esq. of Li.
daughter of the Earl of Dunmore, to use verpool, to Miss Jane Martin, daughter of
the surname of De Ameland, in place of Ellis Martin, Esq. Leith.
Murray, out of respect to her descent from 82. At Coylton, Ayrshire, George Joseph
that family,

Bell, Esq. Advocate, to Miss Shaw, eldest

daughter of Mr Shaw, Ayr.

23. At Thurston House, Peter Sandilands Sept. 13. At Freeland House, Perthshire, Esq. of Barney Hill, to Miss Hunter, daugh. Walter Hore, Esq. of Harperstown, Wex. ter of Robert Hunter, Esq. of Thurston. ford, to the Hon. Mary Elizabeth Thorn- - At Dublin, Lieut. Col. Mackenzie, of ton Ruthven, daughter of the late James Wrighton, to Miss Hay, daughter of Major Lord Ruthven.

David Hay, of the late Angus-shire Fene At St Pancras, James Hamilton, Esq. cibles. of his Majesty's ship Excellent, lately re- At Drongan, David Limond, Esq. turned from Naples, to Miss Hornby, lately from India, to Miss Marion Smith, daughter of the late Capt. Hornby. daughter of Mungo Smith, Esq. of Dron18. At Greenwich, Captain Knox, of the

gan. Royal Artillery, to Miss Mary Rocke of

BIRTHS. that place.

Sept. 19. At Hundalee, Mrs Elliot of Har. 20. At Ipswich, Captain Şeton, of the wood, a daughter. 92d regiment, eldest son of Sir William 25. At Clydeville, near Lanark, Mrs Seton, Bart. to Miss Frances Coote, eldest Cochrane of Kirkfield, a son. daughter of the late George Coote, Esq. 26. At London, the Hon. Mrs Montgoof Ipswich, and grand niece of the late merie Stewart, a son, Sir Eyre Coote, K. B. Commander in 26. Mrs Johnstone of Alva, a son. Chief in the East Indies.

Lately, at Logie, the Lady of Robert 20. At Montrose, Colonel John Hope, of Cumming, Esq. of Logie, a daughter. the Goth foot, to Miss Scott of Logie. Oct. 1. At Luss, Lady Colquhoun of

20. At Winchester House, Chelsea, Wil- Luss, a son. liam Gosling, Esq. of Roehampton, to the 2. At Carnoch, Mrs Stewart Nicholson, Hon. Charlotte Pe Grey, second daugh- a daughter, ter of Lord Walsingham

6. At Countesswells house, the Lady of 2). At Deptford, Francis Atkinson, Esq. John Burnett, Esq. a daughter. to Miss Ferguson, only daughter of Char, 7. At London, the Countess of Cork, a les Ferguson, Esq. of Deptford.



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Oct. 9. At London, the Right Hon. Lady -, At Ramsgate, William Holwell Carr, Charlotte Lennox, a son, being her thir. Esq. of Etall House, only son of the Rev. teenth child.

William and Lady Charlotte Holwell Carr, 9. At Netherby, the Right Hon. Lady and grandson of James Earl of Errol. Catherine Graham, a daughter.

17. At Linthaughlee, near Jedburgh, 10. At Hilton, near, Edinburgh, the Lady Lieut. Col. Thomas Currie, of the Royal of William Boswell Esq. Advocate, a daugh- Marines, aged 74. ter.

-. At Glasgow, the Rev. Wm. Graham, 12. At Edinburgh, the wife of Thomas minister of the Associate Congregation of Allan, Esq. banker, a son.

Carluke. 12. At Letterfoury, the Lady of Sir 20. At Arbroath, Captain James Stuart, James Gordon, Bart. a daughter.

of the Royal Navy. 26. At Stirches, Mrs Chisholm of Stir- 21. At Glasgow, Alexander M'Caul, Esq. ches, a daughter.

merchant. 27. At Callender House, the lady of 22. At Lauriston, Mr John Bell, bonk. William Forbes, Esq. of Callender, a son seller, a gentleman for nearly 50 years of and heir.

the highest respectability in his profession. DEATHS.

22. At Edinburgh, Mrs Alison RuddiDec. 16. At Gooty, in the East Indies, man, daughter of the late learned Mr aged 32, Captain Robert William Davis, Thomas Ruddiman, and widow of Mr of the 19th regiment of native infantry. James Steuart, writer in Edinburgh, in

July 28. At Messina, Col. Geo. Johnstone, the 76th year of her age.
of the 58th regiment, after an illness of ten 24. At Edinburgh, in the 83d year of her
days, of a fever, brought on, by excessive age, Miss Eliz. Dall, niece of the late Mr
fatigue whilst in Calabria. He was an of- Charles Guthrie, writer in Edinburgh.
ficer of great experience, 38 years of age, 24. At his seat near Crickhowell, of an
had served 23 years in various climates, apoplectic fic, John Gell, Esq. Admiral of
was wounded in the West Indies, and, at the White.
the battle of Alexandria, being Major of 25. At Hereford, Alexander Hay, Esq.
the 44th, took the command of that regie late Captain of the 7th regiment of dra-
ment in the field, Lieut. Col. Ogilvy being goons.
killed, and Colonel (now General) Tilson 26. At Brunswick, suddenly, of a nervous
being wounded

cholic, in his 41st year, the Hereditary At ditto, Captain Tomlin, of the Prince Charles George Augustus of Bruns35th regiment, of a similar fever.- Both wick, nephew of his Britannic Majesty. these officers are deeply lamented.

26. Ai Todlaw, Dr Robert Lindesay, - At Hopewell Estate, in the island of physician in Jedburgh. Jamaica, in the 76th year of his age, Alex. 27. At Brighton, aged 70, the Right Rev. Fullarton, Esq. many years a Member of Dr Samuel Horsley, Bishop of St Asaph, the Assembly of that island.

His Lordship was seized, a few days before, Sept. At Cheltenham, Dr Archer, with a bowel complaint, which baffled all husband of Lady Colnbrooke.

medical skill, and deprived the world of Captain Colnett, late Commander of

one of its remaining luminaries in religion his Majesty's ship Glatton.

and learning His Lordship was a man of Lately, at Paris, M. Retif de la Bretoune, strong mind, and an excellent public speakin the 72d year of his age. This copious He has left a disconsolate widow to laauthor wrote more than 100 volumes, ment his loss. which met with success. He had been a 27. At Dunbar, Mr John Melville Rose, journeyman printer, and it is said he set up son of the late Lieut. Arthur Rose of the one of his works without having ever writ- Invalids. ten it.

28. At Tyningham, the Hon. Cnlonet 12. At London, Col. William Skyring, Charles James Hamilton, uncle of the Earl of the Royal Artillery:

of Haddington, and Governor of Blackness 13. At Glasgow, John Leitch, Esq. mer- Castle. chant.

28. At Edinburgh, Mr Archibald Crau14. At London, Mrs Frances Livingston, fuird, Writer to the Signet. aged 37. She was in perfect health at At Rumeey, suddenly, Samuel Locke eight o'clock in the morning, and a corpse hart, Esq. at ten in the evening.

William Wilson, Esq. of Ayton. 14. At Thornton, John Aitken, Esq. of Miss Helen Tod. Thornton.

- Miss Anne Lindsay, second daugh17. At London, James Galloway Esq. ter of James Lindsay Esq. of Merton, Sur.

17. At her lodgings at Haworth Grange, rey. near York, the Right Hon. Lady Semple. Suddenly, the Rey. John Brand, Rec




tor of St Ivy at Hill, and Secretary of the cousin. of the present Earl, and maid of hoAntiquarian Socity at Somerset House. nour to the Princess of Wales. She was un.

Sept. 29. At Hampstead, aged 85, Mrs fortunately killed by the oversetting of a Baillie, widow of the Rev. James Baillie, carriage while riding with her Royal HighD. D. Professor of Divinity in the Univer- ness. (See page 800.) Miss C. was about sity of Glasgow, and sister of the late Dr 53 years of age, a lady of high accomplishWilliam Hunter, and John Hunter, Esq. ments, and justly and generally esteemed

. - At Glasgow, Mr Joha Buchanan, a- 3. At Fountainbridge near Edinburgh, gent for the Sun Fire Office.

the Rev. Charles Lorimer, aged 84. . At Chelsea, Colonel James Chalmers. 3. At ditto, Mrs Campbell, widow of the

At Dublin, Hector Graham, Esq. Rev. Mr Alexander Campbell, minister of Register of the Court of Common Pleas, Ardnamurchan. and father in-law of Lord Chief Justice 6. At the Government House, PortsNorbury.

mouth, aged 89, Town Major Grant, of -. At Dublin, John Wallace, Esq. one of that garrison. This old veteran served his the oldest barristers at the Irish bar.

country, with honour and credit to himself, 30. At Brighton, aged 76, the Right Hon. Dearly 60 years. He was a native of InverWilliam Henry Fortescue Earl of Clermont, nessshire, and of a very respectable family

. Knt. of St Patrick. His Lordship married 9. At Edinburgh, of a sudden illness, the in 1752, Miss Murray, daughier of Col. Hon. Mrs Hunter of Barjarg, eldest daugh, Murray, who now survives him, but has ter of the late William Lord Napier, and Jeft no issue. He is succeeded in his title wife of the Rev. Andrew Hunter of Bar. and estate by his nephew William Charles jarg, D D. Fortescue, Esq.

9. At Carstairs, House, William Fuller. Oct. 1. At Paris, Alexander John Baptist ton, Esq. of Carstairs. Marie Bernier, late Bishop of Orleans, and 9. At London, on his arrival from India, formerly one of the most formidable Chiefs Major John Reid, son of the late Mr Roof the Chouan army. He was consecrated bert Reid, writer to the signet. on the 11th of April 1802, Bishop of Or- 10. At Ninewells in Berwickshire, John leans, after having, according to conven- Hume Esq. writer to the signet. tion, disbanded the rebel royalists who ser- 10. At Dumbaray Manse, Alexander ved under his command at the time the Beatson, Esq. writer to the signet. unfortunate Georges, conjoinely with him. 10. At Craighall, aged 92, Charles Dun. self, was in the zenith of his celebrity. can, Esq. late merchant in London.

1. At Fisherrow, Miss Margaret Stew. 10. Miss Jane Blair, daughter of the late art, eldest daughter of John Stewart, Esq. John Blair, Esq. of Balthayock. of Blairhalt.

- At Farnham, the Right Hon. Lady 2. At Leather head in Surry, Miss Har. Amelia Gamon, wife of Sir Richard Ga. riet Maria Cholmondely, daughter of the mon, Bart. M. P. daughter of the late Duke late Hon. and Rev. Robert Cholmondely, of Athol, and sister to the present Duke.

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Prices of Oat, Pease, and Barley Meal, ir
Edinburgh Market, per Peck.

Pease & Barley 1806. Oatmeal.

Meal. Bolls. Price. Bolls. | Price. d. d.

d. d. Oct. 7. 440

18 17. 36 19 11 14. 319 18 17 21. 205 18 17 28. 290 18 171

1806. Wheat. Barley. I Oats.

s. S. Oct. 3. 70 90 36 47 22 24

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