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Smyth, T. Exeter, bookseller.

Waterhouse, C. Bridgnorth, drugsist. Spofforth, R. jun. Howden, Yorkshire, scrivener, Wells, T. Union-street, Southwark, hat-manufacStephenson, C. V. Liverpool, linen-draper.

turer. Symonds, N. W. Crutched Friars, merchant. Whitaker, J. St Paul's Church-yard, music-seller. T'hompson, J. Birmingham, victualler.

Whitbread, w. South-end, linen-draper. Thropp, J. Tooley-street, victualler.

White, W. B. Strand, linen-draper. Todd, E. Charlton, Lancashire, cotton spinner. Willcox, O. Tottenham court-road, butcher. Tode, c. P. Regent-street, St James's, watch- Williams, E. Fenchurch-street, wine-merchant maker.

Wilson, R. Turnham green, draper. Vankempen, P. Wapping-wall, brewer.

Wilson, R. Tooley-street, victualler. Warnford, F. Wakefield, tea-dealer.

Wylde, J. Macclesfield, victualler.



June 1824 ; extracted from the Edinburgh Gazette.

Thomson & Goodsir, muslin and lace-merchants Air, William, merchant in Coldstream.

in Edinburgh. Bell, James, fish-merchant in Perth.

Urquhart, George, brewer and distiller at Inver. Grant, Lewis, bookseller in Inverness. Gray, John, grain-merchant, corn-merchant, and Wilson, Thomas, vintner at Bealtock Bridge. miller, residing at Comedy, Barony Parish of

DIVIDENDS. Glasgow. Gutzmer, Anthony Henry, founder, Leith Walk. Anderson, William, late tanner in Glasgow ; by Harper, Alex, shawl-manufacturer in Kilmarnock. Robert Blaikie, merchant there. Huíe, James Leith, bookseller and publisher in Finlay,

Thomas, late builder in Elie, Fife; by D. Edinburgh.

S Threshie, W.S. Edinburgh. Lee & Myers, jewellers, auctioneers, and general- Knox, John & Sons, cotton yarn merchants in agents in Glasgow.

Glasgow; by D. Cuthbertson, accountant Liddel, Robert, grocer, brewer, and baker, at there. Blantyre Toll.

Rae, John, candle-maker in Edinburgh ; by W. M•Donald, John Hall, merchant in Falkirk.

Sanderson, merchant there. M'Lean, Wm. & Sons, late merchants in Edin- Ramsay, Smith, Graham, & Co. merchants in burgh.

Glasgow; by Robert Blaikie, merchant there. Paul, William & James, distillers and merchants Watt, Thomas, & Co. merchants and warehousein Stirling:

men in Glasgow; by James Aitken, merchant Taylor, Patrick, spirit-dealer in Auctermuchty. there.


DEATH OF THE RIGHT HON. LORD MACDONALD. It is with feelings of deep regret that we an- akin and Portree; not only to promote the trade nounce the decease of this amiable and distin- of those villages, but generally as a protection to guished nobleman, who died at his house in Lon- shipping in a tempestuous sea. As an inducedon, on Saturday the 19th June, after a protracted ment to himself and his successors to Hve on illness, which came to a sudden termination. their own estates, he began a magnificent castle

His Lordship entered in early life into the ar- at Armidale, according to a design by Gillespie, my, and had the honour of serving for some years and carried it on so far towards a completion, in the Tenth, when that regiment was under the and embellished it with so much taste, that it is command of his present Majesty. He afterwards now one of the greatest ornaments of the north. raised a corps of fencibles, of which he continued His Lordship’s constant endeavours also to im. in command as long as that description of force prove the manufacture of kelp, and introduce was judged necessary for the defence of the the culture of hemp, to drain the marshes and kingdom. He likewise represented the borough cultivate wastes, to erect churches, mills, and of Saltash in Parliament' for several sessions, bridges, and, by every means, to provide food and during which he was one of the most zealous and employment for the lower orders, will cause his disinterested supporters of the principles of Mr memory to be long cherished in the hearts of a Pitt.

grateful population. But it is from Lord Macdonald's patriotic la. While other landowners were banishing the bours for the improvement of his vast estates in people from their properties, in order to intro the Hebrides, that an estimate of his character is duce sheep, it was Lord Macdonald's boast, that to be formed. Convinced that the first step to- of a population of 24,000, not a man had been wards improvement is to render a country ac- compelled to emigrate from his; and, to add but cessible, his Lordship made, with the assistance one remarkable circumstance more to this short of Government, upwards of 100 miles of public sketch, such was his kindness to his tenantry, road, on his own property, in the islands of Skye that, notwithstanding their numbers, and the ge and North Vist; subscribed largely towards the neral distress for the last few years, not one had formation of roads in districts leading to those his goods sequestrated from the time his Lordship islands, and built two handsome piers at Kyle- came to his estates,


BIRTHS. 1824. Jan. 7. At Nagpore, the Lady of Andrew Ross, Esq. Assistant-Surgeon 2d battalion 18th regiment, a son.

May 24. In Coates Crescent, Edinburgh, Mrs George Forbes, a daughter.

28. At Stewartfield, Mrs Veitch, a son.

- At North Berwick, the Lady of Major-General Dalrymple, a son.

May. 29. At Woolwich, the Lady of Lieutenant William Cochrane Anderson, royal horse artillery, a daughter.

- At Coates Crescent, Edinburgh, the Lady of Captain Aytoun, R. A., a son.

30. At Penchrise, Mrs Pott, a son. - At Forge Lodge, Dumfries-shire, the Lady of Pulteney Mein, Esq. a daughter.

June 2. át Queen-Street, Edinburgh, the Lady of E. W. H. Schenley, Esq. a daughter.


June 5: At Portobello, the Countess of Kintore, June 9. At Windsor Street, Leith-Walk, Mr John a daughter.

Connell, merchant, to Miss Elizabeth Johnson. - At Grandholm Cottage, the Lady of Lieut.- 11. At Warriston Crescent, Edinburgh, David Colonel Lindsay, 78th Highlanders, a daughter. Canning, Esq. surgeon, to Mary Stewart, eldest

7. At Craigie manse, Mrs Dr Stirling, a daugh. daughter of John Reid, Esq. ter.

12. At Edinburgh, A. F. Smith, Esq. surgeon, - At 31, Howe-Street, Edinburgh, the Lady of Kirkaldy, to Mary Ann, daughter of James Burn, John Hay, Esq. of the India Company's service, Esq. manufacturer, Edinburgh. a daughter,

14. At Glasgow, Robert Mitford Peacock, Esq. - At Croydon Farm, the Lady of John Ding- eldest son of Robert Peacock, Esq. of Solsgirth wall of Brucklay, Esq. a daughter.

House, late of Calthorpe Hall, Yorkshire, to Mary, 9. At Links Place, Leith, Mrs Donaldson, a son. third daughter of Mr John M'Callum, wine-mer10. The Lady of Warren Hastings Sands, Esq. chant, Glasgow. W. S. a son.

- At Glasgow, Mr Thomas Young, merchant, Mrs Jolly, 20, Windsor-Street, Edinburgh, to Catharine, second daughter of Mr John M'Cala daughter.

lum, wine merchant, Glasgow. 11. At Greenhead, Glasgow, the Lady of Capt. 15, At Paisley, Mr James Allan, jun. merchant, T. D. Stewart, of the Bengal cavalry, a son. Glasgow, to Janet, second daughter of Thomas

12. At Rosebank, the Lady of Kenneth Mac- Leishman, of Oakshaw, Esq. leay of Newmore, Esq. a daughter.

- At Pilrig-Street, Edinburgh, Robert Blackie, 13. At Park House, Kent, the Lady of Sir Esq. to Eliza, daughter of the late Burridge PurHenry R. Calder, Bart., a son.

vis, Esq. of Glassmount. 16. At Edinburgh, Mrs Borthwick, 83, George- - At the Haining, Archibald Douglas, Esq. son Street, a son

of Archibald Douglas, Esq. of Adderstone, to 17. At Edinburgh, Mrs William Snell, a daugh. Margaret Violetta, daughter of the late Mark ter.

Pringle, Esq. of Clifton. 20. Mrs Richard Mackenzie, Abercromby Place, 16. At Craighead, Archibald Smith, Esq. merEdinburgh, a daughter.

chant, Glasgow, to Elizabeth, daughter of Tho- At Park Place, Edinburgh, Mrs Grant, of mas M'Call, Esq. of Craighead Congalton, a son and heir.

17. At the Collegiate Church, Manchester, 92. Mn Cook, Northumberland Street, Edin- Charles Grant, Esq. of Barwood House burgh, a son. 23. Át Edinburgh, Mrs Stewart of Glenormis

Bury, to Mary Ann, only daughter of Thomas

Esq. of Sharson Hall, Cheshire. ton, a son.

19. At St George's Church, Hanover Square, In Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, the Hon. Mrs Duncan, a son.

London, Captain Fox, son of Lord Holland, to

Miss Mary Fitzclarence. - In Queen Street, Edinburgh, the Lady of 21. At Park Place, Edinburgh, the Right Hon. Captain Henry Ferguson, a daughter.

the Earl of Leven and Melville, to Elizabeth Ann Lately. At the Upper Lodge, Bushy Park, the Campbell, second daughter of the Hon. Lord Lady of Colonel Fitzclarence, a son.


- At Edinburgh, Munro Ross, Esq. of Rosshill, MARRIAGES.

to Grace, youngest daughter of the late John

Cuming, Esq. 1823. Dec. 22. At Nusseerabad, at the house of 22. At Glasgow, Thomas Campbell, Esq. to Sir David Ochterlony, Bart. G.C.B. Wm. Seton Agnes, second daughter of Kirkman Finlay, Esq. Charters, Esq. M.D. of the Bengal medical estab- of Castle Toward. Hishment, to Louisa Scott, youngest daughter of - At Woodhill, Thomas Bannerman, Esq. to the late George Smith, Esq. of Canton.

Jane, second daughter of George Hogarth, junior, 1824. April 29. At Bridge Town, Barbadoes, Esq. of Woodhill. William Moffat, Esq. to Miss Emily Woolfords only daughter of J. Woolford, Esq. merchant there.

DEATHS. May 21. At London, the Rev. William Robin- 1824. Jan. 12. At Madras, James Waddell, Esq. son, son of Sir John Robinson, Bart. to the Hon. 19. At Batavia, Henry Band, son of the late Susanna Sophia Flower, eldest daughter of Lord Mr Henry Band, merchant in Leith. Viscount Ashbrook.

March 14. At Montreal, suddenly, of asphyxia, - Philip Anglin, Esq. M.D. of the island of the Rev. T. Hill. This gentleman came to this Jamaica, to Catharine Margaret, eldest daughter country last fall from Edinburgh, and being a of the late Colonel John Robertson.

regularly educated and ordained minister of that 25. At Banff, George Craigie, Esq. M.D. of the body of Christians known by the name of Pres. Bengal medical service, to Jane, only daughter of byterians, had been preaching in the church of John Wilson, Esq.

St Peter's Street in Montreal, ever since, as assistJune 1. At París, the Prince Polignac, to Ma- ant to the Rev. Mr Easton. After morning ser. dame le Marquise de Choiseul, widow of the vice on Sunday, and performing his functions as Marquis de Choiseul, and niece to Lord Rancliffe. usual, he returned to his lodgings, and had just

- At Burntsfield Place, Edinburgh, William seated himself, when he fell on the floor lifeless. Bowden, Esq. of Hull, to Margaret Sawers, eldest 25. At Islington Pen, St Andrew's, Jamaica, at daughter of Archibald Anderson, Esq.

an advanced age, the Hon. James Stewart Custos, - At Bo'ness, Islay Burns, Esq.surveyor of his and late one of the representatives in the Hon. Majesty's Customs, 'to Janet, third daughter of House of Assembly for that parish ; also a Judge the late Andrew Milne, Esq. merchant there. in the Supreme Court of Judicature, and Auditor.

- At Drimpellier, Lieut. John Hay, R. N. to General and Surveyor of the parish revenues. Marion, eldest daughter of David Carrick Bu- May 6, At Foveran House, Aberdeenshire, John chanan, Esq. of Drumpellier.

Robertson, Esq. of Foveran. At the house of Andrew Wauchope, Esq. 15. At Norham, Lieutenant Cornelius Murray, Salisbury Road, Edinburgh, Dr James Kellie, of the 101st regiment, son of the late Daniel Mur. physician in Dunbar, to Nary, second daughter ray, Esq. of Overdurdie and Christianbank, aged of the late Mr George Wauchope.

thirty-three. 2. At Gayfield Square, Edinburgh, David Ar- 18. At Islington, in his 31st year, the Rer. thur Davies, Esq. surgeon, Llanally, to Spencer George Strahan, D.D. Prebendary of Rocheter, Boyd, eldest daughter of Andrew Sievwright, Esq. Rector of Kingsdown, Kent, and Vicar of Islingmerchant, Edinburgh.

ton. Dr S. was the second of the three sons of 7. At Tunbridge Wells, William Thomas Thorn- the late eminent printer, William Strahan, Esq. ton, Esq. to Hannah Isabella Cornelia, eldest M. P. and elder brother to Andrew Strahan, Esq. daughter of the late Colonel Halket Craigic of the present printer to the King, and many years Hallhilly, in the county of Fife.

M. P. Al St George's, Hanover Square, London, 19. At Bervic, Dr Robert Napier. the Hon. Captain W. L. Fitzgerald, De Roos, of 22. At Leith, Mr Alex. Paterson, ironmonger, the 1st regiment of life guards, to Lady Georgiana (late of Stirling.) Lennox, daughter of the Duke of Richmond. - John Parry, Esq. Vice Warden of the Stan.

& At Glasgow, John Graham, Esq. of Nether naries for Devonshire, and fornerly proprietor of Glenny, to Isabella, second daughter of James the London Courier. Stired, Esq. Glasgow.

- Mrs Elizabeth Sinclair, relict of the late John


Mackenzie, Esq. of Jamaica, and sister of the late widow of the late Charles Maitland, Esq. younger Sir Alexander Sinclair, of Dunbeath, Bart.

of Rankeilour. May 22. At Dysart, Mrs Grace Reddie, relict of June 11. At Edinburgh, Thomas Ferguson, Esq. Lieut. James Black, R. N.

of Baledmund, in the 23d year of his age. 23. At Alloa, Captain Robert Henderson.

- At Stirling, the Rev. Archibald Bruce, one - At Florence, William Crosbie, Esq. his Ma. of the ministers of that parish. jesty's Secretary of Legation at the Court of Tus- 13. At Dunfries, Mr James Gibson, merchant. cany.

- At Edinburgh, in the 50th year of his age, 23. At Ayr, Mrs Crawford, senior of Ardmil. Mr James Souter, slater to his Majesty.

- At his house, Blythswood Place, Glasgow, 26. At Edinburgh, Miss Janet Hutton, eldest William Monteith, Esq., daughter of the late John Hulton, Esq. merchant 14. At Waulkmills of Letham, Mr Patrick Stir. in Edinburgh.

ling, aged 82 years. - In East Reech, Taunton, Mr John Taylor, - At Thurso, Mrs Pringle, wife of Mr Robert in the 10th year of his age. He was a butcher, Pringle, collector of Excise. and regularly attended the markets of Taunton, 16. At Weymouth, in his 30th year, George Wellington, and Wyviliscombe, upwards of sixty Mellis, Esq. of Perthshire, having arrived in Eng. years. He has left two sons, the eldest of whom land from Calcutta, in the Kingston, only twelve ís 87, and the youngest 61.

days before. At Montcallier, near Turin, Capel Loft, Esq. At 2, Arniston Place, Major Colin Campbell, 27. In Lower-Brook Street, London, Mrs Rat- of Strachur. tray, widow of the late Colonel John Rattray, of 17. At his residence in Lower Grosvenor Street, Craighall, Perthshire.

London, the Right Hon. Lord Henry Thomas 28. At his seat, Hawkstone, Salop, Sir John Howard Molyneux Howard, Deputy Earl Mare Hill, Bart. in the 81th year of his age.

shal of England, and brother to hís Grace the - At Bantl, Mrs Gordon, widow of the Rev. Duke of Norfolk. His Lordship was a Protest. Abercromby Gordon, minister of Banfr.

ant. He represented the city of Gloucester in se. - At London, John Locke, M.D. late of Glas- veral Parliaments, and sat in the present Parliagow.

ment for Steyning. 29. At the Lairg Cottage, near Tain, Lieutenant 19. At her residence, No. 13, Seymour Place, J. P. Gordon, hall.pay 71st regiment.

Little Chelsea, Donna Maria Theresa del Riego y At his house in Forth-Street, Edinburgh, Riego, widow of General Don Rafael del Riego David Kinnear, Esq. banker.

y Riego. At Hastings, in Sussex, Robert Alexander 20. At Edinburgh, Lieut. John Fraser, formerly Paterson Wallace, Esq. only son of the deceased of the 71st, thereafter of the 87th regiment of Major Robert Wallace, of the 17th foot, and foot--Lieut. Fraser entered the 71st regiment grandson of the late Alexander Wallace, Esq. at the youthful age of 16. He passed with ap. banker in Edinburgh.

probation through the grades from private to of30. At Square Point of Crossmichael, William ficer in the short space of eight years. His sig: Rae, Esq. fate of Dunjarg, aged 85 years.

nal bravery at the taking of the Cape of Good - At Coats House, Major-General Nicholas Hope induced the commanding officer to report Car eie, of the Hon. East-india Company's Ben- him for an officer's commission; for he was one gal establishment.

of a party of thirty, who, on that occasion, vo31. At Bath, the Lady of Sir George Abercromby lunteered to storm a battery, and the only one of Robinson, Bart.

the party who survived (but not unwounded) - At Bilbow, parish of Troqueer, Miss Elca- the capture of it. The regiment went from the nor Lidderdale, daughter of the late Robertson Cape upon the expedition to Buenos Ayres, in Lidderdale, Esq. of Castlemilk.

which country Mr Fraser did good service, al. At Star Bank, Fife, Mr Thomas Erskine though in the condition of a prisoner. This was Pattullo, aged 19, third son of Robert Pattullo, reported by the then Colonel of the regiment, Esq,

Colonel, afterwards Lieutenant-General Sir Denis June 1. At his house in Qucen-Street, Edin- Pack, to the Secretary of the Commander in burgh, Alexander Wylie, doctor of medicine. Chief, in the following very handsome terms:

2. At Edinburgh, Samuel Watson, Esq. solici- " By his exemplary behaviour, when far in the in. tor at law.

terior of South America, he acquired such an as. - At Fintry, Stirlingshire, Janet Waters, aged cendancy over a number of men, as to be 26. 100. She had 13 children, 53 grand children, and knowledged by thein as their commanding officer: 40 great-grand-children-total, 106. Eight of her and by his manner throughout, materially tended children died in infancy; of course only five of to uphold the allegiance they have shewn; and her children have any offspring.

was such as to induce the Spaniards to offer him 3. At Fyvie, the Hon. Mrs Gordon, relict of the a large sum and a commission in their service." late General the Hon. William Gordon of Fyvie, Mr Fraser was with the same distinguished corps, in the 81st year of her age.

and was again wounded, when it formed part of - At Edinburgh, Daniel Ramsay, of Falla, aged the army under General Sir John Moore, and at

the glorious epoch of Vimeira and Waterloo.-1. At Edinburgh, Mrs Abercrombie, widow of When the peace came he was put upon half pay. the late Rev. George Abercrombie, one of the and had engaged successfully in business. But ministers of Aberdeen.

the meed of just praise is of jerilous attainment, 5. At Lauder, Alexander Dawson, Esq. surgeon, His arduous military duties had planted the seeds Chief Magistrate of the burgh of Lauder.

of early dissolution in a frame both originally ro- At Bogton, Cathcart, Aliss Pagan of Bogton, bust, and fortified by sober habits.

His prema aged 66 years.

ture death, at the age of forty-two, is to be traced - In Mortimer Street, Cavendish Square, Lon. to that cause; while it will long be deplored by don, Lieut.-General Simou Fairley, aged 78. all those who know him in civil life, as having

6. At Kirkconnel manse, in the 18th year of her deprived society of a valuable man, and his wife age, Mrs Elizabeth M.Lean, wife of the Rev. and numerous infant family of a most affection. James Richardson, minister of that parish.

ate and exemplary liusband and father. - At Edinburgh, Mrs Jean Johnston, wife of Lately. At París, General John Murray, aged William Johnston, Esq. of Lathrisk, and only sur- 86. He had served his Majesty 60 years in df. vivirg daughter of Mr S. Douglas.

ferent parts of the world, and was twelve years a 7. At his house in York Place, Edinburgh, prisoner in France under Napoleon's Government. John Blackwell, Esq. advocate.

His eldest son, Major-General Murray, was late 8. At Malvern, Lieut-Colonel Hugh lloustoun. Governor of Demerara. 9. In South Audley Street, London, Thomas - At Vienna, the Austrian Finance Minister, Chevalier, Esq. surgeon extraordinary to the king, Count Von Stadion. and Professor of Anatomy and Surgery to the - In Rutland Street, Cheltenham, Sarah Pool, Royal College of Surgeons in London.

at the extraordinary age of 110 years. - At Kirkwall, in Orkney, the Rev. Robert - At Shalden Lodge, Hants, aged 45, Lieut. Yule, minister of the Gospel there.

Colonel Arthur Johnston, late Assistant-Com. 10. At Rankeilour House, Mrs Mary Maitland, mandant at the Royal Duilitary College, Farnham.

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