Humphrey Davy, Esq. L. L. D. Secre. On the 18th of April, Archibald Camptary to the Royal Society, Professor of bell, Esq. of Blythswood, was elected Chemistry to the Royal Institution and Member of Parliament for the burghs of Board of Agriculture, F. R. S. E. M. R. Elgin, Cullen, Banff, Kintore, and Inver. I. A. &. &c. Samuel Toler, Esq. and ury, in the room of the Right Hon. WilGeorge Eyre, Esq. Captain in the Royal' liam Dundas, now Member for the city of Nary.


The Marischal College of Aberdeen have WHITEHALL, April 11.

conferred the degree of Doctor in Divinity

on the Rev. James M.Lean, Minister of The Prince Regent has been pleased to

Gorbals, Glasgow. appoint the Right Hon. James George Earl of Courtown, to be Captain of his the Rev. Dr Gibb, minister of St And

The University of Glasgow have elected Majesty's Band of Pensioners. The Prince Regent has been pleased to

rew's parish in that city, to be Dean of

Faculties. present the Rev. James Farquharson to

The University of Glasgow have confer. the church and parish of Alford, in the

red the degree of Doctor in Theology on parish and presbytery of Alford, and coun.

the Rev. Robert Boog, one of the minis. w of Aberdeen, void by the death of Mr

ters of Paisley ; the Rev. James Leslie, Thomas Birnie.

minister of Fordoun ; the Rev. John Stir22. The Prince Regent has granted the dignity of a Knight, to Lieutenant-Colonel ling, minister of Craigie ;. and the Rev.

John Gilchrist, one of the ministers of Richard Fletcher, f the corps of Royal

May 2.--The Prince Regent has grant-

The University of Glasgow have confered uuto his Grace Henry Charles Duke of red the degree of Doctor in Laws on the Beaufort, K. G. the office or place of Con. Rev. John Black, minister of Coylton,

and on the Rev. William Muir, A. M. stable of his Majesty's Castle of St Bria. vals, and warden of the Forest of Déan, in the county of Gloucester. 4. The Prince Regent has been pleased

BIRTHS. to allow the following gentlemen to accept and wear the insignia of a Knight Grand Aug. 10. 1811. At Columbo, Ceylon, Cross of the Royal Portuguese Military the Lady of Lieutenant-Colonel, the Hon. Order of the Tower and Sword, conferred Patrick Stuart, 19th foot, a son. on them by the Prince Regent of Portugal, April 4. 1812. At Glengary House, the on account of their meritorious services in Lady of Colonel Macdonell, of Glengary, Portugal, tiz:

a daughter The Hot. Edward Paget, Lieut.-Gen. 5. The wife of S. Smith, of Carsington, of his Majesty's forces, Colonel of the 80th Derbyshire, a boy. She was married in Regiment of foot (or Staffordshire Volun- June last, and was then only 13 years and teers) and Representative in Parliament 4 months old. for Möbourne.Port, in the county of So 7. At Winchburgh, Mrs Allan of merset.

twins. Sir Brent Spencer, Knight of the Most At Edinburgh, Mrs Maitland GibHonourablc Mi'itary Order of the Bath, son, of Cliftonhall, a son. Lieut.-Gen. of Liis Majesty's forces, and At 58, Queen's Street, Mrs John Colonel Commandant of the 95th Regi. Wilson, Elleray, a son, ment of foot.

8. At Hollingwood, Lancashire, Peggy, Sir Rowland Hill, Knight of the Most the wife of Samuel Booth, a poor weaver, Hon. Military Order of the Bath, Lieut. was delivered of three children, all girls, Gen, of his Majesty's forces, Colonel of and likely to do well; they have called the 94th Regiment of foot, and Governor them Faith, Hope, and Charity. Scarceof Blackness Castle.

ly fifteen months have elapsed since she

was brought to bed of twins. DOWNING-STREET, April 22.

9. Mrs Swan, St Juhn's Street, a son.

14. At Alloa, the Lady of James Ure, The Prince Regent has been pleased to Esq. Collector of the Customs, a son. appoint Alexander Anstruther, Esq. to 16. In London, the Lady of Colonel F. be Recorder of Bombay, in the East In W. Grant, Y. P. a son. dies

17. At Ayr, Mrs Dr Maclagan, a son.

20. At

20. At George Street, the Lady of Co- 13. At Leith, William Jaffray, Esq. to Ionel Balfour, Scots Greys, a daughter. Miss B. Strong, daughter of the deceased

21. At Drumsheugh, the Right, Hon. Robert Strong, Esq. merchaat in Leith. the Countess of Moray, a son.

14. At Ardoch, Henry fome Drum. At Ayr, Mrs Charles Shaw, a son mond, Esq. younger of Blair-Drummond, 22. At Dalhousie Castle, the Countess to Miss Christian Moray, eldest daughter of Dalhousie, a son.

of the late Charles Moray Stirling, Esq. of 23. At London, the Viscountess Prim. Abercairny. rose, a daughter.

At Castletown, George Dunlop, - Mrs Alexander M Conell, of Bangor, Esq. merchant, Leith, to Miss Margaret was safely delivered of four sons; and we Rennie, daughter of the deceased John are happy to add, that the mother and her Rennie, Esq. Castletown, four fine little fellows are doing well.

15. At Manse of Belhevie, the Rev. 24. At Edinburgh, tire Lady of Dr Hin. Robert Scott, minister of Glenbucket, to ton Spalding, a son.

Mary, second daughter of the late Rev. 26. At Edinburgh, Mrs Greig, of Hall. James Forsyth, minister of Belhevie. greig, a daughter.

20. At Glasgow, Mr Joseph Allison, May 3. At Foss, Mrs Menzies of Chest- merchant there, to Miss Margeret Machill, a daughter.

donald, daughter of Archibald Macdonald, At Camnethan House, Mrs Lock. E:q. of Ord, Skye. hart, of Castlehill, a son.

21. At Helensburgh, Donald M.DouLately, At London, the Viscountess gal, Esq. merchant, Greenock, to Miss Griinston, a son.

Catharine M.Lachlan, daughter of the late At London, the Lady of Viscount James M.Lachlan, Esq. of Stronehulin. St Asaph, a daughter.

At Greenock, James Hunter, Esq. - At Torquay, the Viscountess Ha. to Miss Susan Robertson, daughter of milton, a daughter.

George Robertson, Esq.

23. At Edinburgh, Alexander M.Ken. zie, of Scotsburn, Esq. to Miss Jane Hen

derson, second daughter of the late John MARRIAGES.

Henderson, Esq. of the 100th regiment.

25. Mr John Hay, jeweller, Leith, to April 2. At London, John M'Lean, Anne, daughter of Mr John Morrison, Esq. of Carriacou, to Miss Jessie Urqu. Edinburgh. hart, youngest daughter of the Rev. Thomas 27. At Edinburgh, Patrick Tennent, Urquhart, minister of Rosskeen, Ross-shire. Esq. writer to the signet, to Miss Marga

3. At Arngibbon, Perthshire, the Rev. ret Lyon, youngest daughter of the late John Sommers, minister, Thornhill, to Hugh Lyon, Esg. of Wester Ogle. Euphemia, youngest daughter of the late At Edinburgh, Thomas Fraser, Thomas Forrester, Esq. of Arngibbon. Esq. writer, Dumfries, to Miss Lawson,

4. At London, John W. H. Brydges, daughter of William Lawson, Esq. late of Esq. of Wotter Court, Kent, to the Right Grith-head. Hon. Lady Isabella Anne Beresford, At Glasgow, Mr William Montgo. daughter of the late, and sister to the pre- gomery, of Cloalt, to Margaret, youngest sent Marquis of Waterford,

daughter' of the late Mr John Love of 6. At Southampton, Major General Knows. Lindsay, to Miss Janet Bailie, youngest At Glasgow, Lieutenant Thomas, daughter of the late Alexander Baillie, Carmalt, Royal Navy, of Muff Lodge, Esq. of Dochfour.

near Londonderry, to Miss Jean, eldest 10. At Edinburgh, John Tawse, Esq. daughter of Mr Charles Alexander, GreenAdvocate, to Miss Elizabeth Somerville head. Dickson, youngest daughter of the Rev. 28. At Glasgow, the Rev. George WilMr David Dickson, one of the ministers loughby, o Barbara, youngest daughter, of this city.

of the deceased Mr James Mitchell, late 11. At London, Major S. G. Newport, merchant in Glasgow. to Priscilla, eldest daughter of the late, At Billholm, Alexander John Scott, and sister of the present Sir Bellingham Esq. Dryden, to Miss Helen Curll, only Graham, Bart. of Norton Convers Hall, daughter of Gideon Curll, Esq. Yorkshire.

At Newton Stewart, Mr Alexander At London, Sir Ilumphry Davy, to Martin of Barhoise, to Miss Mary BodMrs I preece.

can, Newton Stewart,


29. At Bonnington, Mr James M'Kin . 20. At Fdinburgh, Mrs Mary Hamilton, lay, Boathaugh. to Miss Elizabeth Brown widow of James Hamilton, Esq. of Stehie, daughter of James Brownlie, Esq. of - venson, Lanarkshire. Bonnington.

In Dublin, at a very advanced age, 30. John Home, Esq. of Longformacus, Walter Redfoord, Esq. A man of singu-, to Miss Louisa Ramsay, daughter of Cap- larly respectable character; originally from tain Ramsay, Royal Navy.

Roxburghshire, but had been about 50, John Osburn Brown, Esq. writer to

years in Dublin. the signet, to Miss Elizabeth Rae Camp

At Beaconsfield, Mrs Burke, relict bell, eldest daughter of John Campbell, Esq. Receiver-General of his Majesty's

of the celebrated Right Hon. Edmund

Customs for Scotland.
Lately, at Fineshade, Northampton- of the Transport Office.

At London, William Campbell, Esq. shire, Thomas Whichote, Esq. eldest son

31. At Dumfries, Mrs Mary Ferguson of Sir Thomas Whichcote, Bart, of Ashwarby House, Lincolnshire, to the Right aged 78, relict of Mr David Ferguson,

late in Murraythwaite. Hon. Lady Sophia Sherard, third daugh

At Kirkintilloch, Mr John Freeland, ter of the late, and sister to the present Earl of Harborough.

one of the Magistrates of that hurgh. In Lincolnshire, Corporal Dupre, to

April 1. Mr James Campbell, Kilbride,

near Dumblane, aged 98. Miss N. Trollope, with a fortune of L. 12,000. Miss T. fell in love with him

At Dorking, in Surrey, Sir Frede

rick Evelyn. He was one of the oldest while he was on parade with the soldiers;

members of the Jockey Club. Miss Evethe next morning she communicated her sentiments to him, which he joyfully ac

lyn, his only sister, survived him but one cepted, and on the following day, led her to the altar of Hymen.

At Craighill, Perthshire, Miss Mar. garet Ratray, of Craighill.

At Banff, James Duff, Esq. late of . DEATHS.


Mr Raphael Smith, one of our first Sept. 6. 1811. At Madras, Charles Footc, engravers in mezzotinto. He possessed Inte commander of the Piedmontaise, great taste and talents in his profession. frigate; and on the 20th, Captain Dawson,' At Dalgoner, the Rev. Philip Morwho lately went from England, and suc. rison, minister of the gospel at Balmaghie, ceeded Captain Foote in the command of in the 83d year of his rge. that ship.

At Polarton, Carlow, at an advan. * March 27, 1812. At Grantown, in ced period of life, Sir C. Burton, Bart. Strathspey, John Grant, in the 92d year

2. Mr F. Collinson, of Askgill, near of his age, without sickness or pain, but

Middleham, an eminent jockey and trainmere decay of nature, in the perfect use

er, and highly esteemed by the noblemen of his faculties, and to the fast, clear and collected.

and gentlemen of the turf.

3. At Lawthorn, Janet Reid, aged 103 29. At Kilbryde Castie, Sir James

years. Campbell, Bart, of Aberuchill, in the 89th Year of his age.

4 At Newton-upon-Ayr, Mr William 30. At Kimbolton, in Huntingdonshire, Reid, late Brilie of that place, aged 52. (Easter Sunday), as the Rev Mr Codling

Marjory, eldest daughter of Patrick was preaching from the 17th, 18th, and Irvine, Esq. of Inveramsay, W. S. 1915° verses of the exviiith 'psalm I

At Leith, Mr Robert Kemp, late shall not die, but live, and declare the soap manufacturer. works of the Lord. The Lord hath chas

At Kinghorn, Mr William Reikie, tened me sore ; but he hath not given me

at the advanced age of 79 years, during over unto death. Open unto me the gates 38 of which, he discharged, with univerof righteousness; I will go into them, and

sal satisfaction, the duties of Postmaster. I will praise the Lord;" he suddenly stopa

5. At Edinburgh, Mr Henry Martin, peil short, and exclaimed, “I can't!I upholsterer, Lawnmarket. can't!" and immediately sunk down in 16. At London, Thomas Fydell, Esq. the pulpit, and almost instantly expired. one of the representatives in Parliament The deceased was only thirty-two years of för Boston, aged 71 years. age.

At Edinburgh, “Miss Janet Inglis,


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daughter of Sir John Inglis, Bart. of Cra. George, Viscount St Asaph, who succeeds mond, aged, 86.

to the title. 6. At Kinnalty House, in Forfarshire,

8. At Powis House, Hugh Leslie, Esq. the Right Hon. David Earl of Airly. of Powis. This nobleman was the only son of David,

- At Alloa, Miss Anne Johnston, se. Lord Ogilvy, by his Lady, Margaret,

cond daughter of the deceased Mr James daughter of Sir James Johnstone, of Wes.

Johnston, merchant, Alloa. terhall, Bart. Lord Ogilvy was, in 1746, At Musselburgh, Archibald Cochran, attainted for his adherence to the interest Esq. of Ashkirk, in the 8løt year of his of the former Royal family of Stuart, but

age. the honcurs and estate of the family of

11. At London, her Grace Jane Du.. Airly were saved by his father, John, Earl chess of Gordon. Her Grace was the 2d of Airly, being then alive, and in posses- daughter of Sir William Maxwell, Bart. sion of them. Lord Ogilvy lived many

was born in 1746, and married to the preyears after his father, and during his life

sent Duke of Gordon, Oct. 1, 1767, hy the honours of the family were in abey

whom she had, now living, one son, the ance, but on his death in 1803, they re

Marquis of Huntly, and five daughters, vived in the person of his son, the Eart: viz. the Duchess of Richmond, Lady Magnow deceased; and as he died unmarried, dalen Palmer, the Duchess of Manchester, and the patent was, in 1639, granted to

the Marchioness of Cornwallis, and the the first Earl and his heirs male, without

Duchess of Bedford. She lost a second all question, the honours of this noble fa- son, Lord Alexander, who died some years mily now belong to the Right Hon. Wal. ago. Her Grace received the Holy Sacra. ter Earl of Airly, the second son of the

ment a few hours before her dissolution, above Earl John.

of which all her children were partakers.

12. At London, Sir William Plomer, At Inverness, Adjutant Alexander Fraser, of the first Inverness local mic Knight, Alderman of the city of London. litia.

At Cupar Fift, Robert Johnston,

Esq. of Kedlock. 7. At Glasgow, Mrs Thomas Buchan.

At Montrose, Mr David Taylor, caan, relict of Thomas Buchanan, Esq. ofbinet-maker. He attended a fumeral in Ardoch.

the forenoon, and retired to bed in the 8. At London, the Earl of Ashburn, evening, when he shortly after expired. ham, at the age of 88 years. He suc- He had been in a declining state for some ceeded his father, John, the late Earl, time. March 10, 1737. Married, June 28, 1756, 13. At Gilmore Place, Mrs Jane Hamil. Elizabeth, daughter of John Crawley, Esq. ton, wife of John Hamilton Esq. Depute by whom (she died in 1781) he had issue, Receiver-General of Customs.

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Page Register of the Weather for June ... 402

High Water at Leith for July........ ib. Observations respecting Precedence,
Description of Blairston House...... 403

and some of the Distinctions of Journal of a Tour from Valencia to

Rank, Ecclesiastical and Secular.


By Thomas Brydson, F. A. S. Monthly Memoranda in Nat. History 406 Edinburgh.............

444 Memoirs of the Progress of Manu

Self-Indulgence ;

a Tale of the factures, Chemistry, Science, and

Nineteenth Century ....

......... 449 the Fine Arts,........

New Works published in Edinburgh 453 Memoirs of the late Sir Andrew Bal.

Literary Intelligence

ib. four. By the late Professor Wal. ker ............


POETRY. View of the State of Society in the Ca- Loughrig Tarn. From Wilson's 417 Poems.......


Stanzas written on General View of the History of

a Sumner's Modern Nobility

Morning.......... 422

............. 456

PROCEEDINGS OF PARLIAMENT. Account of Tumuli or Laws, which House of Lords ...........................

457 have been lately levelled and ex


.................. 459 amined in Strathmore........

On the Advantages to be derived

United States ..............
from Planting. From Nicol's
Planter's Calendar.............

South America

ib. 428 France and Russia

...................... 164 List of Scottish Trees of remarkable

Spain and Portugal..................... ib. Magnitude. From the same...... 430 Naval Intelligence

ib, Observations on the Topaz of Scot- Domestic Intelligence - Negocialand. By Professor Jameson

tions for a New Ministry.......... 467 Letter written by her present Majes

Revocation of the Orders in Council 468 ty when Princess of Mecklenburgh

Riots in England

469 Strelitz, to the King of Prussia... 435 Threatening Letters Ireland

ib. A short Account of the celebrated Guerilla, Colonel Don Francis

SCOTTISH CHRONICLE. Espoz y Mina.................... 436 General Assembly. Account of the Foundation and pre. Appointments........................... 477 sent State of the Edinburgh Lan

Births and Marriages....

478 castrian School. By Sir H. Mon


479 ceiff Wellwood

Stocks and Markets.....

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