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DEATHS.-Oct. sembly agreed in political sentiment; of his attention : passionately fond and he proposed that “ Letters of of the fine arts, and especially of Naturalization should be granted to music, he composed several symDr. Priestley's son, on account of phonies and sonatas, which display his 'father's house being burnt hy considerable taste. He also pubthe English fanatics for his known lished two novels, Ellival and Caroattachment to the French Revolu- line, 2 vols.; and Charles D'Elliral tion."
M. Lacepède did well to and Caroline de Florentino, in 3 renounce politics and attend to vols. He rarely touches the chords natural history, as he perhaps owed of the stronger passions, but excels to it his personal safety during the in scenes of gentleness and love. horrors of the revolution. On the His lectures at the Garden of Plants creation of the Institute he was were numerously attended : the elected one of its first members. He opening addresses of each course afterwards became member of the were particularly admired. He pubInstitute of Bologna. Charged by lished several dissertations, and government to give the necessary composed various articles in some instructions to captain Baudin, on of the periodical publications of his voyage of discovery, Lacepède Paris. He enjoyed general good selected two young men of great health. His opinion of vaccination, merit, Bory de St. Vincent, and as a preservative from the small-pox, Peron, to accompany him. Buona- was not in consonance with the parte again tore M. Lacepède from general doctrine, and he unforhis peaceful occupations, and we tunately fell a victim to his error : see him, successively-in 1799, he had never had the small-pox, member of the Conservative Senate; when he took the infection some few in 1801, president of the Senate ; in weeks since; it was unhappily of a 1803, grand chancellor of the legion very malignantkind, and carried him of Honour; in 1804, senator of off, to the great loss of science, and Paris ; in 1805, decorated with the the regret of a numerous circle of Grand Eagle of the legion. As acquaintance. His funeral was at. president, it was count Lacepède's tended by deputations of the peers duty to address Napoleon on all oc- of France, the members of the Incasions ; devoted entirely to him, his stitute, and an immense concourse eloquence sought new expressions of persons in the first ranks of to convey his admiration, and make society. it pass as the organ of the whole 9. At Ditchingham, in her 106th empire. In January 1814, when the year, Mrs. Hannah Want. Throughcrisis of the new monarch was ap- out her long life she enjoyed a state proaching with rapid strides, he of uninterrupted health, and retaindared to utter the word, peace, at ed her memory and perception to the head of the senate. His words the end with a clearness truly astoare remarkable :“We combat be- nishing. Till the day previous to tween the tombs of our fathers and her decease she was not confined to the cradles of our infants. Obtain her bed; and on the anniversary of peace, Sire, and let your hand, so her 105th birth-day entertained a often victorious, drop your arms, party of her relatives, who visited after having signed the peace of the her to celebrate it. She lived to see world.” The political career of M. a numerous progeny to the fifth geLacepède ended with that of his neration, and at her death there master, and he returned again to his were living, children, grand-chil. studies, which he ought never to dren, great grand-children, and have forsaken. In private life, M. great great grand-children, to the Lacepede was esteemed and respect. mber of 121 ed by all who knew him. The sci. 13. In Southampton-row, Russell. ences were not the only objects sq., aged 72, Theodore Hunt, esq.
DEATHS.Oct. 13. Wm. Hanson Dearsly, esq. of 21. At Boulogne-sur-Mer, on Shinfield, Berks.
his way for embarking to England, 14. At his house at Hampstead, Dr. Hill
, of London-street, Fitzroyafter a very short illness, in his 78th square, London. year, heloved and respected by all 22. Lady Margaret Wildman, wife who knew him, John Baker, esq. of capt. Wildman, 7th Hussars, and
-- In the New Kent-road, aged 74, daughter of the earl of Wemyss and James Longinan, esq. formerly of March. the Bank of England.
23. In Sloane-square, Chelsea, 16. At St. John's Wood, aged 61, aged 63, R. Thorp, esq. Wm. M'Gillivray, esq. of Peine-au -In Devonshire-place, the widow Ghael, in the Isle of Mull, and lately of Francis Latour, esq. of Montreal, in Canada.
24. At his house, in Baker-street, At Montreuil, in France, aged London, aged 56, Walter Fawkes, 28, Robert William Fell, esq. of esq. of Farnley-hall, Yorkshire. Mr. Caversham-grove, Oxfordshire. Fawkes was returned a member for
17. After a long and painful ill- Yorkshire at the general election in ness, Miss Fell Harwood Curteis, of 1806, and retired from parliament Devonshire-place.
at the dissolution in the spring of In Portman-square, Mr. Samuel 1807. He served the office of high Jacob, 47 years steward to the earl sheriff of the county of York, in and countess dowager Harcourt. 1823. On the 10th of Dec. 1813, he
19. Aged 25, Susan, wife of Mr. had the misfortune to lose his first Edward Bailey, of Holborn. Dur- wife. He married, secondly, Jan. 4, ing a moment of delirium, caused 1816, the hon. Mrs. Butler, daughter by an inflammation of the brain, she of J. Fernon, esq. of Clontorp castle, took a quantity of sulphuric acid, county of Dublin, and relict of hon. which caused immediate dissolution. P. Butler, third son of the earl of
- At Woolwich, aged 73, Mrs. Carrick. Bonnycastle, widow of the late 25. At Camberwell, aged 53, professor Bonnycastle, of the Royal Catherine Mary, wife of Henry Military Academy. She was the Monro, esq. daughter of Mr. Newell, many years -Mary, wife of E. Ledger, esq. of master of the famous Jerusalem Blackheath. tavern at Clerkenwell.
Charles Walker, esq. of KenAt Florence, of apoplexy, the sington-square. marquis Lucchesini, who has equal- 27. At Munich, the_celebrated ly distinguished himself in literature composer,
chevalier Peter Von and diplomacy:
Winter, chapel-master to the king At Erskine-house, Renfrew. of Bavaria. shire, the hon. Caroline Henrietta 30. Major William Martin, late of Stuart, youngest daughter of lord the 8th dragoons. Blantyre.
31. In Alfred-place, Bedford20. At Whitmore lodge, Sunning- square, aged 80, Mary, relict of L. hill, aged 20, Charlotte, wife of Poignand, M. D. Roberto Mangles, esq. and third - At Edinburgh, Emily, wife of daughter of vice admiral Donnelly, Archibald Macbean, esq. Royal Ar
At the house of his uncle, tillery, and only daughter of William gen. Loftus, in Wimpole-street, Johnstone, esq. of Muswell-hill, lieut. William Thomas Loftus. Middlesex.
21. Of hydrophobia, aged 6, the Lately, At his seat, Killymoon, Cooyoungest son of Mr. G. Harms, tho town, county of Tyrone, in conAngel inn, Fleet-market.
sequence of a fall from his pony phaeAt Islington, aged 74, the ton, which he had been driving near relict of Jon. Delver, esq. of Fell- his demesne, sir John Stewart, bart. street, whalebone merchant
The horses took fright, and ran
DEATHS.-Nov. away with him ; being enfeebled by 11. In Wigmore-street, aged 57, long and severe indisposition, he James Langford Oliver, esq. had not strength to restrain them, 12. In Golden-square, aged 80, and was thrown out on his head, John Willock, esq. many years an which caused a concussion of the eminent auctioneer, and justice of brain. He was promptly attended the peace for Middlesex. by several surgeons, but this great In Marsham-street, Westminand good man never spoke after the ster, at a very
and fatal accident, though he lived for after a lingering illness, Mr. John three days. Sir John had been re- Kennedy. For many years he had turned six times for the county of been head door-keeper at the House Tyrone, and had been a member of of Commons (a place of great the Irish and Imperial parliament emolument), and was well known for 40 years, during which time he to the several members, and to the was a steady, uniform, and zealous frequenters of the lobby. In this supporter of the constitution in situation he amassed a considerable Church and State. He filled the fortune, and had large estates in offices of counsel to the Revenue his native county of Merioneth, Board, Solicitor-general, and Attor- Wales, being born at Gevanes. He ney-general; and of him it was was an intimate favourite with the truly observed, by an aged states- late chief baron Richards, with man" that he was one of the few whom he used frequently to dine, men who grew more humble, the and to whom he once intended to higher he advanced in political sta- leave the bulk of his property. tion." Sir John was married in the Though the situations of the two year 1790, to Miss Archdall, sister persons were so different, they were of general Archdall, M. P. for the born neighbours; had been educated county of Fermanagh, by whom he together, and, through after-life had two sons and a daughter. Hugh, continued on the most friendly the eldest, succeeds to the title and terms. The age and infirmities of estates.
Mr. Kennedy compelled him to retire from his situation at the
latter end of the last session of NOVEMBER.
parliament; but for several pre
ceding sessions he had been unable 1. Aged 75, Peter Thorne, esq. of to attend to its duties. Manor-house, Gunnersbury.
14. Aged 30, George Calvert, esq. 2. Aged 77, Isaac Aguilar, esq. surgeon, third surviving son of the late of Devonshire-square.
late Charles Calvert, esq. of Old8. In Southampton-street, Covent ham-street, and of Glossop-hall, in Garden, Brookes Rynd, esq. láte of the county of Derby. The death of St. Vincent.
this gentleman is a loss to the pro9. At his residence, Christ-church, fession of which it was anticipated Spitalfields, aged 74, of which he would have become a distinparish he had been many years guished ornament, from the talent vestry-clerk, Mr. William "Raffles, displayed in his recently-published father of the rev. Dr. Raffies, of treatise “On Diseases of the RecLiverpool.
tum;" in his translation of the In Norton-street, Portland- “ Anatomie Generale, par M. place, aged 82, Robert Sadleir Bichat ;” and by the rare circumMoody, esq. formerly commissioner stance of the Jacksonian prize of for victualling his majesty's navy. the royal college of surgeons having
Matthew Surtees, esq.' of been adjudged to him for three Henrietta-street, Brunswick-square. years in succession.
10. In Carlisle-street, Soho, Mr. 16. At Acton-lodge, lady Arabella Antonio Gallassi.
DEATHS.-Nov. 16. In Cork-street, the widow of at his residence in the Rue de la the late general Vernon.
Chaussée d'Antin, Paris, aged 50, At his seat at Enfield, aged 66, general Maximilian Sebastian Foy. lieut.-colonel Riddell. He was ap- For eight days the disorder had pointed lieutenant of the 66th foot made rapid progress. Two of his April 19, 1798; captain Dec. 24, nephews, of the same name as him1802; captain of 50th foot, May self, the one his aide-de-camp, and 25, 1803; major by brevet, Dec. the other an advocate, did not quit 10, 1807, and lieut.-colonel June 4, his bed for a moment. “I feel,” 1814. This officer had been many said he, in a dying tone, a disoryears on the staff in different parts ganizing power that labours to of England, as an assistant quarter- destroy me. I fight with the giant, master general.
but cannot conquer him.” He Near Mexico, in his 23rd scarcely slept at all, and even sleep year, the hon. Augustus Walde- fatigued him. The nearer the fatal grave, third and youngest son of moment approached, the more did the late admiral' lord Radstock, his kindness manifest itself to those G. C.B. While shooting, in com
around him. Wishing again to pany with Mr. Ward and Mr. breathe the pure air, and see once Baring, the gun of the latter more the light of the sun, his accidentally exploded, and killed nephews carried him in a chair to him on the spot. He was educated the window, which was open ; but at Brasenose college, Oxford, and feeling himself sinking, he said to took the degree of B. A. May, 1823, them—“My good friends, put me with distinction in literis humaniori- upon the bed, God will do the rest.” bus.
These were his last words. On 19. In Hyde-park barracks, aged opening the body after death, the 19, William Lloyd, esq. cornet in heart was found twice as voluminous the Royal Horse Guards, eldest son as in the natural state, soft, and of Wm. Lloyd, esq. of Aston, gorged with coagulated blood, county of Salop.
which it had no longer strength to Aged 76, lady Eyre, widow of put into circulation. Mirabeau, it the late lord chief justice Eyre. will be recollected, according to the
22. At Kensington, aged 83, Mrs. report of Cabanis, likewise sunk Ann Whittaker. She has bequeathed under a disease of the heart, augthe Loughton-hall estate, and all mented by the fatigue of the her freehold property, together with tribune, and the cares and anxieties her personals,amounting to 100,0001. inseparable from business. This to John Maitland, esq. late M. P. officer was educated for the bar, for Chippenham, with remainder to but on the breaking out of the his nephew, E. F. Maitland, esq. revolution, he entered the artillery, high sheriff for Berkshire.
in which he was rapidly promoted. 24. At Notting-bill, Kensington, From the first campaigns of the aged 83, Evan Evans, esq. formerly revolution to the battle of Waterloo, of New Bond-street.
he was in incessant action, and freAt Lambeth, aged 84, Mrs. quently distinguished himself. He Elizabeth Bocquet.
was wounded in Moreau's retreat, At Gloucester-place, Islington, at the battle of Orthes, and at aged 94, Mrs. Elizabeth Young. Waterloo. His activity in Spain
28. At West Wycombe, James was well known to many officers of Hawes, aged 105. He was for the English army. Though his many years huntsman to the late fate was bound up with the military lord Despencer, and retained all profession, he refused, previously his faculties, except his hearing, to to the expedition to Egypt, the the last.
appointment of aide-de-camp to Of an aneurism of the heart, Buonaparte, whose views he seems DEATHS.--Nov. to have suspected ; and he also ing order :-A detachment of troops opposed Napoleon's elevation to the of the line in two platoons; a supreme power. It is related of platoon of chasseurs of the National the general, that, after one of Guard ; the mourning coach, drawn Buonaparte's victories, he was at a by two horses, in which was an dinner of the officers ; when, upon officer ; afterwards followed nearly “the health of the emperor” having 6,000 persons; a platoon of troops been given, he alone declined drink of the line at the head of the ing it. In vain was he pressed on equipages. All the pupils of the the point. “I am not thirsty,” schools of law and medicine joined said he. By Buonaparte's abdica. the procession. The duke de tion he lost á marshal's baton ; but Choiseul, notwithstanding his great his military promotion, which then age, went to the grave, and would ceased, was compensated by popular have delivered an address, but was honours and distinctions, which he overpowered by his feelings, and could not have attained or enjoyed compelled to abandon his intention. under the imperial government. M. Royer Collard, although on the Since his first admission to the preceding day he had witnessed the Chamber of Deputies in 1819, he interment of his distinguished had been one of its most prominent brother, attended the funeral, but in orators; and in the last session he the road to Père La Chaise he be. was the most powerful opponent came indisposed and was conveyed of the ministry. Being one of the to a house on the Boulevard. few members gifted with the talent Among the followers were the of extemporaneous speaking, he viscount Chateaubriand, M. Lawas enabled to make or to repel fitte, M. Gohier, formerly president attacks with promptitude and effect. of the Directory, Horace Vernet, The general left à widow and five marshals Oudinot and Marmont, young children ;
but so strongly has general O'Connor, &c. the public feeling been excited in in which the late eminent individual their favour, that a subscription was interred is near that of Camille amounting to more than 20,0001. Jordan. The minister of war's has been raised for their support. carriage was among those which Portraits of the general have been attended the procession. Eloquent engraved, medals have been struck and pathetic addresses were deliverin his honour, and a public monu- ed at the grave by Messrs. Cassimir ment is to be erected to his memory. Perrier, Ternaux, Mechin, and His funeral was celebrated Dec. 6, lieuto-general Miollis. At the moat Notre Dame de Loretto. An ment when the former said, “If immense crowd, computed at general Foy died without fortune, 100,000 persons, flocked to the the nation will adopt his widow and cemetery: A considerable number children,” a host of voices exclaimof deputies, generals, and officers ed “Yes, we swear it, the nation of als ranks, thronged the apart- will adopt them.” All the theatres ments. At a quarter past one the of Paris, and particularly those on body was brought down into the the Boulevards, were nearly deserted yard of the hotel. Eight young in the evening. The National persons presented themselves to Guards on duty at the post of their carry it on their shoulders into the staff on Thursday appeared with church. After divine service, the crape on the arm. same persons again carried the 28. At Belvoir-castle, in consecorpse. Shortly after, the crowd quence of an inflammation of the made way to allow the children of chest, aged 45, Elizabeth duchess the general, conducted by his of Rutland. Her grace so lately as domestics, to pass through them. Friday the 18th was engaged in The procession moved in the follow- inspecting the progress of the