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was the fifth Earl, was but distantly related to his celebrated predecessor, being descended from Arthur Stanhope, sixth son of the first Earl, who obtained the title in the year 1628. His Lordship had not been in town for more than two years previous to his death. The Noble Earl was equally remarkable for the virtues of the nobleman and the Christian, and may be justly said to have fulfilled all the duties implied by his motto-A Deo et Rege.

Aug. 30. At Edinburgh, Isabella, daughter of the deceased Mr Robert Richardson, secretary to the British Linen Company.

At Inverness, John Jameson, Esq. of Cherry Vale, Aberdeen, aged 72.

-At Braehead, Mrs Wallis, wife of Henry Wallis, Esq. Maryborough Lodge; and on the 4th October, Robert Wallis, their son, aged 14 months.

At Picton Castle, the Right Honoura. ble Lady Milford.

At Dunfermline, Miss Margaret Wardlaw, daughter of the late Sir David Wardlaw, Bart.

At Edinburgh, Mrs Primrose, widow of Mr David Primrose, soap-boiler, Edinburgh.

At Kinloch, Susan, second daughter of the late Thomas Kinnear, Esq. of Kinloch. At Glasgow, Lieutenant Colonel Gwyn Inspecting Field Officer of the Western District, aged 41. This brave and distinguish ed officer was wounded in the battles of Talavera and Busaco, and from the wound which he received at the latter he had never recovered. He was possessed of every quaJity which constitute the gentleman and the soldier, and died regretted by all who had the pleasure of his acquaintance. He was interred with military honours, attended by all the troops in the garrison, and a num ber of the most respectable gentlemen of the city. Major Boule, of the 93d regiment, succeeds Colonel Gwyn in the charge of the district.

At Brussels, of wounds received in the battle of Waterloo, Major A. J. M‘Laine, of the 73d regiment, son of the late Gillian M'Laine, Esq. of Scalastle, Island of Mull. He was a brave soldier, and much beloved by all his brother officers. His brother, the late Captain M'Laine, of the 20th regiment, was the only officer who was killed in the memorable battle of Maida.

Sept. 1. At Aberdeen, Mr William Sievwright, of the House of Messrs John Bulkely and Son. of London, aged 59. 2. At Edinourg, Misa Jane Raitt, daughter of the late Thomas Raitt, Esq. of Longformacus.

At Marske Hall, Yorkshire, William, third son of the Hon. Lawrence Dundas.

31. At Arbroath, Marjory Warder!, spouse of Mr William Renny, jun. merchant there, much and justly regretted.

At Henly in Arden, Janet, widow of the late Reverend Ja Grahame, author of the Sabbath and several other poems.

Sept. 1. At Cheltenham, Thomas Tulloch, Esq. of Elliestown,


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At London, of a brain fever, and after a few days illness, Mr John Morton, many years printer pf "The Sunday Review" newspaper. He was a man of great respectability, and in private life very much esteemed. He has left a wife and six children to lament his irreparable loss.

At Nether Pladie, in the land of Craig. ston, and parish of Turriff, Mr John Allar dyce, in the 63d year of his age-a man highly beloved and respected by all who knew him, for the piety of his disposition, and benevolence of his heart. After deducting a small legacy to his sister, he has left the half of his fortune, which is very considerable, as a fund for the benefit of the poor belonging to the Episcopal Congregations of Turriff and Cumineston, with a code. of rules and regulations, drawn up with his own hand, for the management of said fund.

7. At St Fort, Miss Stewart, eldest daughter of the late Robert Stewart, Esq. of St Fort.

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18 years of age, acted, in 1748, as Assistant to Dr J. Gregory, then Professor of Philosophy in King's College; and upon the resignation of that gentleman, in the ensuing year, succeeded to the vacant chair. In 1764, he was chosen Sub Principal; and in 1800 was unanimously elected Principal by his colleagues. Whether we regard the character of Dr Macleod in his private or public capacity, it will be admitted that few men have more faithfully discharged the duties of their station. In the most delicate connection of life, tender and affectionate; as a parent, indulgent, but firm; as a friend, active, warm, and constant-he lived but for this circle. Yet were his more general relations to society never forgotten. His zealous and close attention to whatever involved the honour or interest of the body, with which, for the unusual period of 67 years, he stood connected, will long be acknowledged; whilst, by his able and conscientious discharge of his duties as a public teacher for 52 years, and above all, by the active and liberal protection which he uniformly extended to rising or neglected me. rit, he' perhaps as effectually promoted the best interest of education and science, as any individual of his time.

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At Edinburgh, very much regretted, Serjeant Major Patrick Gould, of the late 1st regiment of Royal Edinburgh Volunteer Infantry, a situation he had held for twenty-one years. He was remarkably accurate, attentive, and useful, in the discharge of his varied duties, and an excellent drill, as is well known, and will be long remeinbered by many of this city, he having trained upwards of two thousand of them to military exercises, and the use of arms, since the establishment of the parent corps of Royal Edinburgh Volunteers, blue, in 1794

23. At Gosport, in consequence of a concussion of the brain, produced by being lately thrown out of his gig, George Burdon, Esq. Rear Admiral of the Red squa dron of his Majesty's fleet, aged 65 years.

In the 74th year of his age, Mr Finlay Malcolm, brewer in Dunfermline.

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of the Reverend William Macgeorge, late minister of the gospel at Mid-calder.

Sept. 27. At Sanquhar, the Rev. Andrew Thomson, pastor of the Associate Antiburgher Congregation there for 39 years.

At Sheerness, Mr Alexander Milne, of Edinburgh, aged 25, Assistant Surgeon of the Iphigenia, and late of the Bellero. phon. When proceeding to the hospital ship in the harbour, with two sick men, the boat was overset in a squall, and Mr Milne, in generously exerting himself beyond his power to save his patients, lost his own life, deeply regretted by his brother officers, and by all who knew him.

At Genoa, in her 21st year, Lady Jane Montague, eldest daughter of his Grace the Duke of Manchester.

+ At Edinburgh, Robert M'Culloch, Esq. of Kirkclaugh.

At Gorgie Park, at an advanced age. Mrs Macdonald, of Hope Street, widow of Major Allan Macdonald, some time of the 59th regiment of foot, and mother of the late Major Forbes Ross Macdonald, Governor of Prince of Wales' Island, and the late Lieutenant General Donald Macdonald, of the 55th regiment.

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pened off the Isle of Man, at four o'clock afternoon, when on duty. Mr Henry Macvicar was in his sixteenth year, the seventh and youngest son of the late Neil Macvicar, Esq. some time Lord Provost of the city of Edinburgh.

- Lady Clavering, widow of LieutenantGeneral Sir John Ciavering, K B.

28. Gilbert Gerard, D. D. Professor of Divinity in King's College, Aberdeen, and Chaplain in Ordinary to his Majesty. Dr Gerard was educated at Aberdeen and Edinburgh; and after officiating for several years as minister of the English Church at Amsterdam, was elected Professor of Greek in King's College. He succeeded his father, Dr Alexander Gerard, as Professor of Divinity; and a few years ago, was appointed one of the ministers of Oid Aberdeen. New prospects of advancement had just opened upon him, when the Church and the University were suddenly and prematurely deprived of his eminent talents and accomplishments. He preached on Sunday, and died on the ensuing Thursday. Of his judgment and erudition, Dr Gerard has left a most respectable monument in the Institutes of Biblical Criticism.-Edinburgh, 1808, 8vo. With his learning he united much knowledge of the world; he was a man of the most gentlemanly manners. He was a correct and judicious preacher; and was uniformly distinguished by the liberality of his theological opinions.

28. At Montreal, James Dunlop, Esq. much regretted.

29. Suddenly, at Livingston's Yards, Mr George Comb, brewer.

30. Mr Henry Macvicar, midshipman on board his Majesty's sloop of war the Levant. The accident by which he lost his life hap

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At Glasgow, Charlotte Jane, eldest daughter of Captain William Mitchell, Bengal artillery.

5. At Tollcross, Captain Robert Rollo, in the 91st year of his age.

At Dean Park, Edinburgh, Mr John Gibson, farmer, aged 75.

Suddenly, the Reverend Edward M'Quold, parish priest of Portaterry, in the 54th year of his age.

Mr Francis Yates, of Wolverhampton, aged 94; and on the following Tuesday, the 10th, Mrs Eleanor Yates, his wife, aged 89. This venerable couple had been married 67 years, were both taken ill on the same day, and died within five days of each other, the latter on the anniversary of their wedding day,

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11. At Leith, M. Henry Hervert, aged 72, teacher of the German and Dutch languages, much and justly regretted.

At Callander, Charles Campbell, Esq. of Lochdochart.

12. At Cholmondeley House, Piccadilly, London, after a long and severe illness, the Countess of Rocksavage. Her Ladyship, who was second daughter of the late General Campbell, Deputy Governor of Gibraltar, was married to the eldest son of Marquis Cholmondeley, about two years ago. Her ladyship has died without issue, in not above the 26th year of her age.

13. Mr George Walker, drawing master, Edinburgh, aged 75.


14. In his father's house, at Little Trochrie, near Dunkeld, aged 44, the Reverend John Campbell, preacher of the gospel. At Aberdeen, Mr Ernest Mearns, aged 24, for several years past first assistant in the Public Writing School of Aberdeen: a young man of much merit, modesty, and worth; and on the 17th current, three hours after the removal of his corpse from her house, his widowed mother, (of whose `declining years he had been the comfort and support), worn out with anxiety and grief for the loss of him, and of another son, who died of the wounds he received in the memorable battle of Waterloo.

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15. At Gallowhill, hear Crieff, Mr Peter M'Niell, sen. of Gallowhill, aged 67 years.

17. At Edinburgh, Mrs Deborah Cox, relict of Nicholas Cox, Esq. Lieut-Governor of Guspee, &c. North America.

-At Glasgow, Mr Donald Allan, spirit dealer, Stirling Street.

17. At Forres, Mrs Anna Logan, relict of the late Provost Forsyth, much and justly regretted.


Suddenly, T. Evans and W. Middlemore, Esqrs. bankers, at Nottingham, and partners through life in different extensive concerns; the former, while engaged at a game of chess with one of his daughters; and the latter, who was previously indisposed, never spoke after he received the ac count of his partner's death.

At Darnick, John Smith, sen. builder there.

18. Mr Francis Blair, late merchant in

Suddenly, at North Berwick, Mrs Isabella Burn, wife of Lieutenant John Hay, 34th regiment of foot, and eldest daughter of the late Hew Burn, Esq.

At Gloucester, Rear Admiral Trigge 19. At Edinburgh, suddenly, Mr John Paterson, flax-dresser.

20. At Coldstream, Robert Davidson, Esq. of Hoselaw, aged 65.

21. At Morningside House, Edinburgh, Mrs Margaret Cockburn, wife of Mr An. drew Buchanan, junior, merchant in Glasgow.

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Edinburgh Literary Miscellany,


With a View of the Tower of ALLOA.




Register of the Weather for December, 882
High Water at Leith for January 1816, ib.
Description of the Tower of Alloa....... 683
Description of Scotland in the reign of

James I. From Historia Etatum
Mundi. By Hartmann Schedel.“ Nu-
remberg, 1493,
Genealogical Account of the House of

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II. The Nithsdale Minstrel; being ori-
ginal Poetry, chiefly by the Bards of

New Works published in Edinburgh... 934 ib. Literary Intelligence,

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The Ettrick Garland; two new Songs
on the lifting of the Banner of the
House of Buccleugh at the great
Foot-Ball Match, on Carterhaugh,
Dec. 5, 1815,


I. General View of the Progress of Me-
taphysical, Ethical, and Political
Philosophy, since the revival of Let-
ters in Europe. By DUGALD STEW-
ART, F.R.S. London and Edinburgh, 924


Memoirs of the Progress of Manufac
tures, Chemistry, Science, and the
fine Arts,
....... 886
Original Letter of James Thomson, Au-
thor of the Seasons,
Monthly Memoranda in Nat. History, 890
Proceedings of the Caledonian Horti-





891 cultural Society, On the present Fall in the Price of Grain, and consequent Distress of the landed Interest,....... Receipt and Expenditure of the Edinburgh Charity Workhouse, from 1st July 1814, to 1st July 1815, ......... 897 Receipt and Expenditure of the Edinburgh Charity Workhouse for Ten Years, viz., from 1st July 1805, to 1st July 1815.......



-Trial of Marshal Ney,
-Interesting Particulars respecting his
Behaviour on receiving Sentence,
and at the place of execution,......... 947
-Protestants persecuted at Nismes,... 948
Spain Character of Ferdinand,
Accounts from Germany,..................................... 951
Domestic Intelligence,........
.... 899
Account of Emigrations from Ireland
to America,

Sketch of the History of Aeronautic
Expeditions in Scotland, with Obser-
vations on the recent Ascension of
Mr Sadler,........
General View of the late Musical Fes-
tival in Edinburgh,..........
On Jousts and Tournaments, with other
Incidents relating to ancient Chivalry, 908
Description of the present State of Cau-



bul, Afghaunistaun, and other Coun-
tries between Persia and India,....... 913




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China.-Origin and Termination of
some Disputes between the British
Factory at Canton and the Chinese,.. 937
New South Wales,.............................................
East Indies,
France.Treaty between France and
the Allied Powers,
-Proceedings of the French Govern-






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Stocks and Markets,
Index for 1815,.................


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Arrival in Scotland of the Archdukes
John and Lewis of Austria............. 953
St Andrew's Day, and Proceedings of
the Grand Lodge of Scotland,
Noblemen and Gentlemen elected Pre-
sidents and Directors of different
Societies in Edinburgh,



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