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[Nour mber 22, 1817. a hero in China, as he is all over the rest of the ling, not exceeding fifteen or twenty feet. It George Manwaxing, of Marsh Place, Lamglobe, and were he not a foreigoer, might be appeared to me, that the skill was most display. beth, Esq. for improvements in steam-engines. promoted to divine honours, as the Mandarin ed in charging the bow without checking the May 22. Quang-foot-zee, to whose auspices the suppres- horse. The candidates were young Mandarins, Seth Hunt, of the United States of America, sion of the late rebellion is attributed, has been handsomely drest : their horses, trimmings, and now residing in Covent Garden, Middlesex, Esq. by the Emperor. It would require such another accoutrements, were in good order: the arrows for certain combinations of improvements in as the British Warrior to make any thing of ihe were merely pointed, without barbs, to prevent machinery for making pins. Communicated to soldiers of China. In the northern parls they accidents, the spectators being within a few him by a foreigner residing abroad. May 23. seem to be an undisciplined rabbleyards of the marks."

Charles Wyatt, of Bedford-row, Middlesex, "Of all arms, maichlocks, bows and arrows, The funerals in China are, like every other coppersunith, for a new method or methods of swords, shields, and quilted breast-plates.- thing else, very ceremoniously performed. The preventing any disadvantageous accumulations Their bow is shaped like the Persian bow, that mourners display violent and regular grief.- of heat in manufacturing and refining sugar. is, not a continued arch: but, unlike the latter, The women attend in chairs covered with white, June 3. it requires little strength to draw them : their the mourning colour, and with caps on their Benjamin Ager Day, of Birmingham, War. arrows are deeply feathered, more than three beads, like the working caps of mechanics in wickshire, for certain improvements in chimney feet long, with a pointed blade at the end not England. The coffin, in the instance seen by ornaments, which said chimney ornaments are barbed. Chinese matchlocks (continues Mr El our countrymen, was plain ; but the frame that so constructed, that they may be used for frelis) are the worst I have seen : originally of ill supported it was gilt, and made of immense screens, flower or sweet jars, timepiece cases, construction, they are kept in such bad order, beams of timber ; some figures of women, nearly candlesticks, toast.stands, and various other that they must become perfectly useless. The as large as life, and full drest, were carried in purposes. June 3. swords are short and well shaped, being slightly front. Our travellers saw the fish-vulture em. Gabriel Tigere, Duke's Court, Bow Street, eurved, and do not seem bad weapons. The ployed : these birds, about the size of Muscovy Middlesex, gentleman, for a process or method bow-string rests against the thumb, and for ducks, are trained to dive and catch fish for their of manufacturing writing paper in such a man. that purpose a broad ring of bone, or some hard

We have noticed, that on great occa. ner as that it will be extremely difficult, if not substance, is worn to protect the skin."

sions there is a particular ceremony in handing impossible, afterwards to extract or discharge The public executioners sometimes acted as a round tea. That used is a small leafed, highly- any writing from such paper. June 3. police, and kept off the populace with long favoured green tea, called ya-tien. In the cups John Parnall, of St. Anstell, Cornwall, brawhips: these wore conical caps, the soldiers of the principal persons is a thin perforated sil. zier, for a method of tinning, or covering with thing like clouts round their heads. When ver plate, to keep the leaves down, while the in- tin, sheets or plates of copper, brass, or zinck. military honours are decided, the men kneel to fusion passes through. The cups used by Man- June 10. fire the salute, utter a disınal shout, and a darins of rank resemble coffee cups, and are

T'hoinas Whitile, of Chester, Wharfinger, and bind of music (the concord of whose sweet placed on a wooden or metal saucer shaped like George Eyton, of the same city, gentleman, for sounds is likened to a myriad of cracked penny the Chinese boats. At all the movements of the a new or improved kiln, for the purpose of dry. trumpets) strikes up an air of national triumph. Embassy, the profusion of painted lanterns, ing malt, wheat, oats, barley, peas, beans, and

The Chinese archers were exercised to gratify sometimes glittering on the banks, or illuinina- other substances, by means of steam, assisted by Lord Amherst at Kna-choo.

ting the buildings, or floating down the stream, air. June 10. “ They shot tolerably well at a target about had a fanciful and splendid effect. We observe Thomas Wedlake, of Hornchurch, Essex, the height of a man, using much gravily and little notice of the fine arts. 'Two horses in agricultural impleinent maker, for certain im. ceremony in handling their bow and arrow ; stone, in a stubble-field, were extremely rude in provements on ploughs. July 5. the distance was forty yards. This was follow-execution, but the saddles and housings were in David Brewster, of Edinburgh, Doctor of ed by a few matchlock-men, who kept up a better style. Several paintings on glass were Laws, for a new optical instrument, called the running tirs, round a man, upon whom they remarked for the great brilliancy of their colour. Kaleidoscope, for exhibiting and creating beau. wheeled and advanced as the pivot. The move. ing : the designs were tolerably executed, and tiful forms and patterns of general use in all the ments resembled those of light troops, and not the subjects chosen from domestic life. The ornamental arts. July 10. ill executed: they loaded and fired quicker, and cities of China are divided into three classes, Samuel Brown, of Mark Lane, Commander with more precisioni, than was expected from Foo, Chow, and Hien ; besides Poo, a hamlet ; in his Majesty's Royal Navy, for an improvetheir unmili

appearance in line. All these Chin, a military post with houses : and Tang, the ment in the construction of a bridge, by the for. evolutions were performed to the beat of a drum. post itself. The Tartarized Chinese constitute mation and uniting of its component parts in a It is not unusual at the military posts to have eight classes, and are distinguished by different manner not hitherto practised. July 10. the places where each file is to stand chalked, coloured banners. The Mantchocs, or ancient William Henry Simpson, of Bickington, Deto secure their keeping equal distances." worshippers of ro, have also eight banners ; as vonshire, mechanic, for certain improvements in

Towards Cantori, the soldiers were found to have the Mun-koos, who have adopted that wor. the machinery for the spinning of wool, cotton, wear armour ; and we shall conclude our ex. ship since they entered China.

and other fibrous substances. July 10. tracts respecting the military, with an account Having gone to such length with Mr Ellis's Richard Farmer Brain, of Salford, Lancaster, of an examination of students for a licentiate's volume, both by analysis and extracts, we shall brewer, for an improvement or apparatus calcudegree in the art of war.

neither visit Nankin with him, nor follow the lated to obtain or generate gas in a more econo“ The place inight be called a stadium of whole route to Canton, where the Embassy arriv- mical manner than heretofore from coal, or any about 200 yards in length : at the upper end, ed safely, and remained to the 20th of January. other article, material, or substance, for lighting a temporary hall had been erected, with an ele.

or heating houses, manufactories, or other rated throne or seat; a row of Mandarins, in PATENTS LATELY ENROLLED. places where light or heat is required. July 10. their full dresses, occupied each side ; but the Philip Hutchinson Clay, of London, gentle. Henry Tritton, of Clapham, Surrey, Esq. for distance at which I stood did not enable me to man, for a combination of machinery, for the an apparatus for distilling. July 15. ascertain whether the raised part was occupied purpose of repairing and improving turnpike Thomas Aspin wall, Esq. of Bishopsgate by some Mandarins, or by a representation of and other roads and highways, and preserving Churchyard, London, for an eliptic valve-pumpthe Imperial presence. At the extremity oppo- and keeping the same in good order. May 22. box. July 16. site to the hall, was a wall of masonry, intend Seth Hunt, of the United States of America, Reuben Phillips, of Exeter, gentleinan, for a ed as a but for military practice : and, at a short now residing in Covent Garden, Middlesex, method of purifying gas for the purpose of illudictance in advance, a py.loo, from which the Esq., for an improved escapement for clocks and mination. July 19. candidates, on horseback, armed with a bow watches, and chronometers. Communicated to George Wyke, of Bath, Somersetshire, Esq. and three arrows, started: the marks at which him by a foreigner residing abroad. May 22, and Edward Shorter, of Union Street, Borough, they fired, covered with white paper, were Roger Didot, formerly a paper manufacturer Surrey, mechanic, for certain improvements in about the height of a man, and somewhat wider, in France, but now of Paddington, Middlesex, the construction of wheel-carriages. July 19. placed at intervals of fifty yards : the object was son of Peter Francis Didot, jun. late a celebrat Frederick Brunton, of Bride Lane, Fleet to strike these marks successively with the ar. ed printer in Paris, deceased, for certain im Street, London, gentleman, for a mode of emrows, the horses being kept at full speed. Al. provements upon the machines already in use ploying silk or other materials in the making of though the bull's-eye was not always hit, the for making wove and laid paper in continued hats and bonnets. July 19. arget was never missed : the distance was trif. (lengths or separate sheets. May 22.

November 22, 1817.]

Poetry.

eye?

OLD CICELY.

By Dr Walcot. My Cottage is fall’n to decay,

The tempest blows cold on my head, Through the ruins the rains find their way, And trickle cold tears on my bed.

I sigh from the night till the morn,

For, alas! I am old and forlorn ! My garden is cover'd with weeds,

Once sa trim, and so usefully neat;
There the toad on the aconite feeds,
From a hole in the old rotten seat.

I sigh, &c.
With murmurs so sweet on its way,

No longer the rivulet roves,
That made all the pastures so gay,
And purl'd in the days of our loves.

I sigh, &c.
The elm that once shaded our door,

And flourish'd and smil'd at the blast,
Now a sapless old trunk and no more,
Brings to mem'ry my youth that is past.

I sigh, &c.
The sparrows that chirp'd on the spray,
Droop their wings, the poor imps, and are

dumb;
No more they come futt'ring away,
To beg of my bounty a crumb.

I sigh, &c.
No more to my labours I rise,

And work on the bill and the plain ;
Morn blushes in vain on the skies,
And th sun gilds any cottage in vain.

I sigh, &c.
Like a spectre I wander at night,

And fear not the horrors of shade,
For what can old Cicely affright,
Who sighs for the shroud and the spade !

I sigh, &c.
Whenever I hear the lorn knell,

All solemn for one that is gone,
I wish to bid life a farewell,
And grieve that it is not my own.

I sigh, &c.
Porsaken I sit with a sigh,

On the crazy old bench at the door :
And oft in my sorrows I cry,
“ Thou wilt bear thy poor master no more !"

I sigh, &c.
Good Corin is laid in the ground,

To Cicely once tender and kind ;
The grave too my children surround,
They are gone and have left me belrind.

I sigh, &c.
With life while this bosom shall beat,

Their mem'ries will ever be dear;
Their names I will often repeat,
And crawl to their turf with a tear.

I sigh, &c.
And yet, to their graves when I go,

In sorrow and silence alone,
A comfort I feel in my woe,
As I read their sweet praise on the stone.

I sigh from the night to the morn,

For, alas ! I am old and forlorn !
Somers Town,
Dec. 1813.

6

MOONLIGHT.

the pillars and capitals of this Arab hearse. THE orb of day is sinking,

The tribe seemed not to observe our boat, The star of eve is winking,

though they moved close to the shore; their faThe silent dews

ces were turned to the setting sun, which was Their balm diffuse,

tben touching the horizon in full grandeur, with The summer flowers are drinking ;

an immense canopy of gorgeous cloud closing The vallies shades grow drearer ;

round him in shade on shade of deepening pur. The atmosphere is clearer ;

ple. The air was remarkably still, and their Around all swim,

song, in which the whole train joined at interPerplex'd and dim,

vals, sounded almost sweet. Their voices were Yet the distant hills seem nearer.

deep and regular, and as the long procession O'er their tops the eye may mark

moved slowly away into the desert, with their The very leaves, distinct and dark. diminishing forms, and fading chorus, they gave

us the idea of a train passing into eternity. I Now eastern skies are lightening,

send you a translation of their song, or bymn, The mountains now are brightening;

such as I could collect it from the unclassic lips Sink in the blaze

of a Cairan boatman.
The stellor rays,
The clouds of heaven are whitening : ,

Our Father's brow was cold ; his eye
The curfew's knell is ringing,

Gaz'd on his warriors heavily ;
The birds forsake their singing ;

Pangs thick and deep his bosom wrung,
The bectle fly

Silence was on the noble tongue;
Hums dully by,

Then writh'd the lip, the final throe
And its flight the bat is winging;

That freed the struggling soul below:
While the gladsome, glorious moon,

He died !-Upon the desert gale
Gives to night the smile of noon.

Shoot up his eagle shafts to sail.
D. M. He died !-Upon the desert-plain

Pling loose his camel's golden rein.

He died !--No other voice shall guide
THE AVOWAL.

O'er stream or sand its step of pride.
The flowers of the spring are so bright and so fair,

Whose is the band that now shall rear,
That art, far outstript, has no wish to compare ;

Terror of man, the Sheik's red spear? But what flower of the spring, or the summer,

Lives there the warrior on whose brow can vie

His turban's vulture.plume shall glow 2 With the red of thy cheek, or the blue of thine

He's gone, and with our Father fell

Thy sun of glory, Ishmael!
Though thy face be so matchless, by all 'tis con.

(From the Manuscript Journal of a late traveller fess'd,

in Egypt.) That still more unmatch'd are the charms of thy

breast :
Then, why need we wonder, when, prying, we THE CHEVALIER'S FAREWELL.
find,

I WILL thee bless—I will thee bless,
That thy heauty was made as a mould of thy

Although a long farewell I take,
mind!

Across the world's wide wilderness,
I know not to fatter; I mean not to feign ;-

An endless pilgrimage to make :
Thou rulest my bosom, and long be thy reign !

Then thou, fair Ladye, when I am gone,
Then blame not, my seraph, that I should reveal May'st find thy bosoin not all of stone;
The passion I would, though I cannot, conceal !

And let one tear in memory roll
D. M. Of him, who lov'd thee as his soul.

For me sigh not-for me sigh not
THE DEATH SONG.

One parting tear I only crave;

One look, that will not be forgot ;
FROM THE ARABIC.

To cheer my heart, and make it brave :
The current was against us, and as we came Then, then, fair ladye, I will go
near the city (Cairo) the wind lulled almost into Where not an eye regards my woe;
a calın.

While we were busy at the oar, we And not a heart with his condole, heard some unusual sounds on the river's side,

Who lov'd, and loves thee as his soul ! and our watermen suddenly threw themselves on their faces, and began a prayer. A proces.

This pledge-oh! keep it for my sake! sion was seen in a few moments after, advan.

And in remembrance be it wore ; cing from a grove of date trees at a short dis.

For now my last farewell I take,

To wander, and return no more :
tance from the bank. It was a band of Be.
douins, who, in one of their few ventures into

And, when on foreign lands, and seas, the half-civilized world of Lower Egypt, for

I burn with love that cannot freeze; trade, had lost their Chief by sickness. The

My bosom's dreams turn to the coast,

Still blest with her I lov'd and lost. train were mounted, and the body was borne in the middle of the foremost troop in a kind of If storms assail the midnight hour, palanquin, rude, but ornamented with the When all thy cares are wrapped in sleep, strange mixture of savageness and magnificence, May no vain fears possess the power that we find not unfrequently among the nobler To wake thee, or to watch or weepe barbarians of the East and South. The body If tempests round thy mansion rave; was covered with a lion's skin ; a green, gold Think not of him who stems the wave ; embroidered flag waved over it; and some re Waste not on him thy thoughts, thy sighs, markably rich ostrich feathers on lances made Who cares not to what realms he flies.

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Foreign Intelligence. -Domestic Affairs.

[November 22, 1817.

Chronicle.

sons.

name.

FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE. disposed of her fortune (about 100,000 francs)

Great pains were taken by Drs Sims in favour of Siatiste, her native city, to esta.

and Baillie to reanimate the child at the birth, East Indies.-Intelligence has been receiv.blish there a schoo! for the sciences and po for which purpose it was conveyed to them ed of so late a date as the 11th of June from lite literature, under the protection of Cyrilly, in an adjoining apartment, but all their efforts Bengal, which announces, that all apprehen

the Patriarch of Constantinople, a prelate of were ineffectual; and it appeared probable, sion of an immediate Mahratta war had comgreat acquirements, and distinguished by his

that it had been dead for some hours before. pletely vanished.

love for Greece, his native country.

“ Dur | The body of the princess has, besides embalm. Portugal. At Lisbon, on the 18th ultimo, ing the last year, the Grek merchants esta

ing, been enclosed in a number of wrappers General Gomez Freire, the leader of the late blished at Leghorn, founded a society in that

stiffened with wax, a mode of preservation conspiracy, and eleven of his associates, were

town for aiding the poor students of their first in use among the. Egyptians, and adopted publicly executed. These wretched men were

nation. Those of Vienna erected a similar for centuries among ourselves. These wraphanged in succession ; so that the executions,

establishment at the commencement of the pers again are covered with an enclosure of commencing at seven o'clock, lasted six hours ;

rich blue velvet, tied with white satin.. The the bodies of eight of them were burnt, and

present year, under the presidency of M. Mav

rogini, a relation of the Hospodar of that coffins are covered with superb crimson Genoa their ashes, which but a few years in the

The special purpose of these establish velvet, enriched with nails formed into panearth would as effectually have rendered no. thing, thrown into the Tagus. The corpses ments is to support in Europe several young nels ; those on the princess's coffin are silver

The of the other four suffered no exemplary indigo light of science over their native land.” Greeks, destined afterwards to diffuse the gilt ; the others are of plain silver.

coffin of the princess is of very large dimennities after death. Baron Eben, and another of less note, have been condemned to perpetual Cape of Good Hope has written a letter, dated

Amboyna.The agent to Lloyds at the sions : It is upwards of six feet in length, and

broad in proportion. The materials of both exile from the territories of Portugal : the 15th September, stating the arrival at that

are of Spanish mahogany. Wednesday is de. former has likewise been dismissed from the

settlement of a vessel from Batavia and the finitely fixed for the funeral of the princess and British service ; three are banished to Africa ;

Mauritius, with accounts of the destruction of her babe. It will take place at night. The and two are acquitted.

a Dutch garrison by the natives of the island bodies will lie in state at Windsor, in the same Spain.—The King of Spain has, at length, of Lu promulgated the much-vaunted act of amnesty. 200 men had been detached from the latter state, Augusta Lodge. All the royal dukes

aro, near Amboyna. A force of spot where the late Princess Amelia lay in The exceptions in it are so comprehensive, island, and suffered to land at the place above will attend the funeral. The Prince Regent, that those who can derive any benefit from it

mentioned, when the inhabitants surrounded as exercising the functions of sovereignty, will be few indeed. and put them all to death.

cannot be present. All the cabinet ministers France.-The Paris paperscontain the King's

will assist at the mournful ceremony. The speech on opening the sessions of the cham.

suneral bas been deferred to a late day, in ber on the 5th. He says, the expences aris

order that the dukes of Kent and Cambridge ing from the army of occupation are dimi.

DOMESTIC OCCURRENCES.

may have time to return to England, and pay nished a fifth, and gives reason to hope that

the last melancholy duty to their departed rethese expences will soon cease entirely. He Death of the Princess Charlotte.--In our lative. also refers to a treaty concluded with the young princess the hopes of the nation hare The Funds. The melancholy news of the Pope ; and condoles with his people on their been disappointed, by the birth, at 9 o'clock death of the Princess Charlotte had the effect sufferings in consequence of the deficiency of p. m. of a memorable day, Wednesday the this morning of depressing the Funds. Con. the harvest of 1816. The trials of the Lyon. 5th of November, of a still-born male child. sols, which left off on Wednesday at 83), com. ese conspirators commenced on the 25th ult. Her Royal Highness' preceding illness was menced on Thurday, at 82, but in half an before the Prevota Court of Lyons. The in- prolonged and painful; but the medical re hour they rallied, and at 11 o'clock were at dividuals accused are 29 in number. They port afforded the most cheering anticipation 83 for the account. The commissioners for are charged with endeavouring to overturn of recovery: She went on favourably for the redemption of the national debt cominenthe King's Government. Tallyrand has re nearly four hours after her delivery ; but was ced this day, buying £120,000 stock, being sumed his official duties as chamberlain, and then seized with spasms, which, in her ex. the first day of the quarter. They were served his brother has been appointed a Duke. hausted state, put a period to her mortal ex. generally by the jobbers at 83 for money ;

The Mercury of Vienna states, that the ci. istence, at about half past 2 o'clock on the and, from the scarcity of stock, they were vilization of Greece is making a regular pro- morning of Thursday. The grief and con compelled again to buy consols instead of re. gress.: The municipal authorities of many sternation at this most lamentable event has duced. They will soon purchase £140,000 Grecian cities have established, for the in- spread from Claremont throughout the country. every transfer day. The Commissioners purstruction of youth, lyceums, or gymnasia, No language can describe the shock which all chased on the 7th as much as £160,000 stock, where they teach ancient Greek, Latin, mo. have felt. The churches of the metropolis but this entire sum is not to be applied to the dern languages, rhetoric, mathematics, &c. were on Sunday hung with black, and the sinking sund, but we are happy to find, that

The pupils, when completed in their educa. pulpits resounded with lamentations for her £20,000 of the amount is referable to the metion, proceed to finish their studies in different death, and descriptions of her virtues. The ritorious and valuable establishment of the capitals of Europe, unless prevented by filling body of her Royal Highness, according to an savings bank. The chief contract was in consome chair or office at home. There they cient custom, on the demise of any member sols at 83], but a few thousands were acquirconnect themselves with learned men, and of the Royal Family, was embalmed on Friday ed in reduced annuities at 824. become their assistants, especially in super. evening. It was opened for that purpose by The Duke of Wellington arrived on Monday intending editions of the Greek classics. Of Sir Everard Home, and Sir David Dundas, at Dover, and proceeded immediately to visit ten they find, in their countrymen who are sergeant-surgeons, and by Mr Brande, the Lord Castlereagh at Dover Castle.

On Wedscattered over different countries, enlightened apothecary to the King, in conjunction with nesday afternoon, the Duke, accompanied by patrons ; among whom may be named the Mr Neville, surgeon to the household at two aides.de-camp, arrived at Apsley House, brothers Zosimades, in Russia, wbo distin. Claremont. The heart and internal parts | Piccadilly. guish themselves by defraying the expence of were deposited in an urn. The child of the The Lords of the Treasury have come to the many fine editions of the ancient Greek au Princess Charlotte has been embalmed as well determination of appointing a commission, to thors. A Grecian lady, named Basiliki, has as its regretted mother, and by the same per consist of five persons, for the purpose of per.

November 22, 1817.)
Domestic Affairs.Births.-Marriages.

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BIRTHS. sonally inspecting the different departments of commendation of the Magistrates; and di. the Custom-house, with the view of improving vine service was performed in most of the The Lady of Dr John Campbell, Broughton the system now in use, or of pointing out a churches. The bells continued to toll at in.street, a son. new and preferable mode altogether.

tervals ; and minute guns were fired from the At No. 8. George street, Edinburgh, Mrs Circular instructions have been sent from shipping in the Roads between 8 and 10 o'clock. Lee, St Andrews, a son. the tax-office to every district, for the burn On Monday, a numerous and respectable At Edmonstone, the Lady of John Wauc. ing, or effectuallv destroying all the books and meeting of the Merchant Company was held hope, Esq. a dalighter. papers relating to the property tax. in their Hall, Hunter Square, for the purpose

At Ruchill, Mrs M.Lean, younger of Coll, The Earl of Dalhousie, now Licutenant of discussing certain resolutions submitted by a daughter. Guvernor of Nova Scotia, is to succeed Sir John some of their body, for improving the present

Mrs Newton, Warwick square, a son. Sherbrook as Governor-General and Command. set of the city, in conformity with similar At Stevenson, the Lady of Sir John Gordon er-in-Chief in Canada.

meetings of burgh reform now going forward Sinclair, Bart. a daughter Jews.- In a Tract lately published at Paris

in Scotland. The resolution to this effect was The Countess of Langford, a son. by M. Bail, the following is given as a fair carried, after a very animated debate, by a The Lady of Sir James Douglas, K. C. B. calculation of the number of Jews in the dif- majority of 176 to 87. -On Thursday week, Heriot Row, a son. ferent quarters of the globe :

at a meeting of the incorporation of Bakers, At Maxpoffe, Mrs Scott, younger of Rac- . In all parts of Poland, before the

resolutions in favour of such a reform, as may burn, son.

1,000,000 partition of 1772,

secure to the incorporation the election of their At Corfu, the Lady of the honourable Col. In Russia, including Moldavia and

Deacon, and an annendment in the set of the onel Patrick Stewart, a son. Wallachia,

200,000 burgh, was carried unanimously. On Mon. At Beaumont Cottage, Chertsey, the Lady In all the states in which the Ger.

day se'ennight, a meeting of the Incorporation of John Hamilton Colt, Esq. a son. man language is spoken,

500,000 of Cordiners of this city, was held for the pur. Mrs Matheson, Queen street, a daughter. In Holland and the Netherlands, 80,000 pose of considering the question of burgli re At Llynon, in the island of Anglesea, the In Sweden and Denmark,

5,000 form. A string of resolutions, similar to those Lady of H. H. Jones, Esq. of Llynon, a son. In France,

50,000 adopted by other corporate bodies, was moved, Mrs Terrot, wife of the Rev. Mr Terruti In England, (of which London con.

which was met by an amendment to defer Albany street, a daughter. tains 12,000),

50,000 the consideration of the subject for a month. At Edinburgh, the Lady of Captain Sted In the states in which Italian is

This amendment was carried, upon a vote of man, a daughter. spoken,

200,000 15 to 10. Deacon Anderson voted with the At Edinburgh, Mrs Haldan, a son. In Spain and Portugal,

10,000 minority. Meetings continue to be held, or are Mrs Campbell, of Arnold Cottage, Newing In the United States,

3,000 expected to take place, for the same purpose, at 'ton, a daughter. In the Mahommedan States of Asia,

Cupar, Fife, Ayr, Dumfries, Annan, InverEurope, and Africa, 4,000,000 ness, and Forres. Lately, upwards of 120

MARRIAGES. In Persia and the rest of Asia, in

persons were admitted in one week to be Bur. At Culzean Castle, Lord Viscount Kinnaird, cluding China and India, 500,000 gesses and Guild-Brothers of this city. ! Aver. son of the Earl of Newburgh; to Lady Mar.

aging the several sums paid by those indivi- garet Kennedy, third daughter of the Earl of 6,698,000 duals at £14 each, they will amount to be. Cassilis. twixt £1600 and £1700.

At Fortrose, Donald Charles Cameron, Esq. The three men convicted of high treason at Town Guard.-On Saturday, this ancicnt of Berbice, to Elizaheth Frazer Mathison, the late Derhy assizes, were executed on the

corps were disbanded in the Royal Exchange. daughter of Colin Mathison, Esq. of Bennet's ilth. Turner and Ludlam in particular, up They were drawn up about half.past twelve Field, Ross-shire. to the day of execution, were fervent in their o'clock, where two of the Magistrates and o. At Kilmarnock, John Crawford, Esq. of religious devotions.--Brandreth, the leader, ther official officers attended. After being Gilkneckhill, Jamaica, to Miss Frances Gorfrom the moment of the fatal warrant being saluted by the corps, Bailie R. Anderson in: don, daughter of the late John Gordon, Esq. announced to him, became more reserved formed them, that, owing to the present estab of Carleton. than ever. When allowed to walk in the lishment in the city, their services were, by At Broomvale, Mr Robert M.Arthur, sur. yard, he dashed his chains about as if he felt act of parliament, rendered unnecessary after geon in Campsie, to Jessie, daughter of the them not, and seemed quite composed and at that day ; but that the magistrates and Council late Donald M·Intyre, Esq. of Blairchory. his ease, while he looked coolly around him had taken the case of every individual into At Burnhouse, Mr Benjamin Mathie, writer, and smoked his pipe. Observing several spec- consideration, and as they found most of them Glasgow, to Elizabeth, daughter of the de: tators staring with much astonishment at him had decent pensions from government, for for ceased James Forlong, Esq. late merchant, through a small grated window, he fixed a iner services, they had resolved to grant pen- | Glasgow. steady look of contempt and indifference on sions to those who were not provided for, and At Dundee, Mr Thomas Walker, Strath. them whenever he came to that corner of his also to increase the pensions of those who had miglo Field, to Miss Barbara Campbell, only walk. He seemed extremely attentive at but a small allowance, and had been long in daughter of the deceased James Campbell, every exercise of religion and devotion, but he the service of the city. He then thanked them Esq. merchant, Dundee. steadily resisted every enquiry into his former for their good conduct; and hoped, now that At Stroquhan, Roger Kirkpatrick, Esq. son history, or into the circumstances that led into they were dismissed from the city's service, of the late Sir James Kirkpatrick, Bart. of the last fatal adventure.

they would behave as became loyal subjects Closeburn, to Lillias, third daughter of RoEdinburgh, November 20. and good citizens. The corps again saluted, bert Anderson, Esq. of Stroquhan. On Sunday, the mourning for the much la and afterwards deposited their arms in a room At the British Ambassador's, in Paris, Capmented Princess Charlotte commenced in this

in the City Chambers. The serjeants received tain Acton, of the cavalry lancers, son to Ge. city, and was very general. The pulpits and two guineas each, the corporals a guinea and neral Acton, and nephew of the late Sir John desks of all the churches were hung with black. a half, and the drummers and privates one Acton, Bart. of Aldenham, Shropshire, to The Lord Provost and Magistrates, the Lords of guinea, as a present from the Magistrates Charlotte, only daughter of Dr Clugston, late Session, the Commander of the troops, and the The Town Guard, the only one in the Bri- of Bombay. North British Staff', Rear Admiral Sir William tish dominions on the same principle, was ori. Johnstone Hope, commander on the Leith sta- ginally raised in the year 1648, and consisted

DEATHS. tion, and a crowded audience, attended the High then of 60 men, besides officers. In 1682, it At Leith, Gilbert Bertram, Esq. merchant. Church. In the forenoon, the Rev. Principal was increased to 108 men. Since that period Mr Alexander Tweedie, merchant, EdinBaird preached a eloquent and pathetic dis

the number has fluctuated, but for many years burgh. course from Psalm lvi. 10. In all the churches there were three companies, of one captain, At Cupar, Miss Anne Smibert, daughter of sermons suitable to the melancholy occasion one serjeant, one corporal, one drummer, and the latc Rev. William Smibert of Luchma. were delivered. As the interment of the Prin. 25 privates. Within these few years, how lony. cess was to take place on Wednesday nigbt, all ever, it was reduced to two serjcants, two At Ardrossan, Ayrshire, where she had the shops were closed at one o'clock, by a re corporals, two drummers, and 25 privates. gone for the benefit of her health, Janet Ag

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nes Elizabeth, daughter of James Grierson, His remains were attended to the grave by nearly last prices ; best Wheat 5ls, current Esq. of Dalgoner.

several officers, all the non-coinm issioned offi, 40s. to 485. Best Barley 348, current 265. to. At her father's house at Samuelstown, cers, and the grenadier company, to which he 32s. Best Oats 28s, current 20s. to 275.

Best Beans 308. current 26s, to 29s. Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas Begbie, much belonged. regretted.

Dr Donald M.Askill, of the island of Eigg, Wheat. Barley Oats Pease. Beans At Armagh, Iceland, Major-General John was unfortunately drowned off that island First 5ls Od | 34s Od 28s0d 30s Od 30s0d Burnett, commanding the Northern District. He was proceeding from Arisaig to Eigg in a Secd. 44s Od 30s Od | 24s (d | 28s 6d | 28s6d

At his house, James's Square, John Graham, boat, along with the Rev. Me Fraser, minis. Third 40: Od ( 26s Od 20s Od | 26s0d | 26s0d Esq. historical painter, and many years teach. ter of the Small Isles, when, by the starting

Glasgow, Nov. 12. er of the academy under the direction of the of a plank, the boat instantly sunk, and he SUGAR.Dry Brown, 755 to 778.Mida honourable Board of Trustees.

and Mr Fraser, with two men, perished. Drdling, 77s. to 80s.--Good Middling, 80s. to At Edinburgh, Emilia M'George, relict of M·Askill was a gentleman of the most amia- 838-Pine, 83s. to 868.-Very Fine, 87s. to the Rev. Adam Gib, late minister of the As. ble disposition, universally beloved, and en

92s. sociate Congregation, Edinburgh.

deared to the poor by every benevolent act. Cotton Wool.-Bengal, 150.-West India, At her brother's house at Hilton, Miss Isa. He has left a wife and ten children to lament 214d.-Bowed, 21 d. to 22 d.-New Orleans, bella Newton. his loss.

23 d. to 28. d.-Maranhain, 25. 14d.-DeAt Borrowstounness, Andrew Milne, Esq.

merara, 25. ed. to 25. 2d.Sea Island, 2s late merchant there.

MARKETS.

5 d. to 2$. 7d.—Ditto Stained, 2s. 14d. At Megginch Castle, Miss Jane Atholl

Edinburgh, Nov. 18. Rrummond of Megginch.

Haddington, Nov. 14. This day there were 376 bolls of Oatmeal At Barjarg, the infant daughter of William A middling supply of Wheat in market, in Edinburgh Market, which sold, First, 28s. F. Hunter, Esq.

which met with a ready sale : prices a little - Second, 27s. Od. per boil.Retail price Miss Margaret Simpson, at her house, Ca- lower than last day ; best new 48s. current per peck of best oatmeal ls. 10d. Second, nongate. prices from 30s. to 45s. There were only

1s. 9d. There were also 69 bolls of Pease and At Edinburgh, Janet Disher, wife of Mr three parcels of old Wheat in market, two of Barley Meal, which sold at 198. Od. Retail John Hunter, merchant, High Street. which sold at 368. and the other at 24s. Bar- price per peck, Is. Ad.

At Edinburgh, Robert, son of Robert For- ley Is. 6d. higher than last day; best 36s. 6d. Price of Butcher Meat, &C.Nov. 18. rester, treasurer of the Bank of Scotland. current prices from 28s. to 34s. Oats Is.

so do At Edinburgh, Mrs Mary Honyman, relict lower than last day ; best 29s. current prices Beef, lb. 0 500 7 Quarterm-Loaf, 11 of the Rev. Alexander Nicolson, minister of froin 20s. to 28s. Pease and Beans froin 26s. Mutton, 05 20 7 Potatoes, per peck Thurso, in the 39th year of her age. to 32s.

0 6 a 0 10 of 281b. O 10 a 0 At Cudalore, Montague Cockburn, third son Wheat. Barley Oats. Peas & Beans Pork, 05 a 0 6 of M. D. Cockburn, Esq. First 48s Od 36s Od 298 Od 32s. Od.

Lamb, qr. 2 a 3 0 Weigh-House At Deptford, Lawrence Dundas Bruce, Secd. 40s 0d | 32s Od 24s Od 29s. Od.

Tallow st. 11 6 a 12 0 Butter, lb. 0 0 1 4 fourth son of the deceased Alexander Bruce Third 388 Od 27s Od | 19s Od 26s. Od.

Hides, . . 50 a 5 6 Salt, do.lb. 0 0 a 1 4 of Kennet, Esq.

Old Wheat, 36s. to 24s.

Calf Sk.lb. O a 0 9 Do. st... 0 0 a 21 0 At London Street, Mrs Patison, wife of 872 Bolls of Wheat in the market, whereof Sheep sk. 3 0 a 5 0 Eggs, hund. O a 11 6 Mr William Patison, merchant in Edinburgh. 778 sold thus:

Lainb sk. 2 0 a 3 01 Do. doz. 10 O a 1 2 At Murray's Hall, near Stirling, Margaret 18 at £2 8 0 ..1 19 0130 1 10 0

November 19. Ruthven, only daughter of the late Mr John

2 6 0 85..1 18 0 8 1 8 0 There were 1250 sheep in the Grassmarket, Ruthven, Glasgow.

83 2 5 0 3 1 17 013 1.70 Edinburgh, this morning, which sold at from At Carluke, Mr Alexander Wight, late 21 2 4 047..1 16 0

1 5 0 78. 6d. to 25s. per head. There were also baker in Edinburgh.

86 2 3 0 50 1 15 0 2 5 0 | 115 black cattle in the market, which sold at At Blair House, Mrs Blair of Blair,

37 2 2 0 6 1 14 0

1 4 0 from 6s. to 78. 6d. per stone, sinking offals, At Govan House, Stewart Douglas, Esq. 58 2 1 6 56 1 13 0 2 1 1 0 (sale dull.) merchant, Glasgow.

2 1 023 | 12 6 27 Unsold. At Paris, the Count Otto, formerly ambas. 95...2001 6..111 6

67 Grey. At All Hallow Fair, on Tuesday, the show sador from France to the Courts of Vienna, Average,

£1 19 03-12ths.

of horses was 400, and on Wednesday 330, London, and Munich.

chiefly of the draught kind; sale very dull, at At Belfast, serjeant Alexander Cameron,

Dalkeith, Nov. 13. reduced prices. piper-major of the 92d, or Gordon Highland The quantity of grain was considerably more At Lanark Fair, on Wednesday, the market ers. His merits as a performer on the High- than the preceding market, but in general was full of cattle, but the sales were slack, land bag-pipe were generally acknowledged ; damp and of inferior quality.

and many were returned home unsold. There but they could only be duly appreciated by

Oats. Pease. Beans was a good deal of lint, which sold readily at those who felt the inspiring effects of his ani. First 5ls 6d 34s Od 298 Od 30s 0d 30s Od 16s. a stone. mating strains on the toilsome march, or amid Secd. 40s Ud i 28s Od 245 Od | 27s0d | 27s Od At Hawick Fair, on Tuesday last, there was the thunder of the battle. He served in the Third30s 0d 24s Od 168 Od 25s0d 2580d a good show of cattle, and a quick demand, at Peninsula during the whole of the late war,

Dalkeith, Nov. 17. high prices. and by his zeal attracted the notice of several The quantity of oatmeal at this day's marofficers of high rank. . Lieutenant-General Srket was larger than for some time past, being William Erskine, in a letter to a friend aster 260 bolls, and almost from the south, but in

Morn. Even.

Morn. Even. the affair of Rio del Molinas, says, “ The general of inferior quality, which sold heavily Days.

Days. first intimation the enemy bad of our ago and lower ; best 26s. current 25s. inferior

Sa. 22

1 16 M. 175 7 37 proach, was the piper of the 92d, playing from 20s. to 24s. per boll; retail 1s. 7d. to Su. 23 1 34 1 50 | Tu. 2 8 12 8 47 “ Hey, Johnny Cope, ure ye wakin' yet.' To Is. 8d. per peck.

M. 241 2 7 2 24 W. 3 9 23 9 55 this favourite air, from Cameron's pipe, the

Tu. 25 2 42 2 57 Th. 410 28 10 59 streets of Brussels re-echoed on the night of

Edinburgh Corn Market, Nov. 12. W. 26 3 15 3 32 || Fr. 51 30 11 56 the 15th of June, when the regiment assem. Our market was well supplied with all kinds Th. 27 3 51 4 9 Sa. 612 23 12 52 bled to march out to the field of Waterloo. of grain, and sales in general were heavy, at Fr. 281 4 29 4 50 Su. 7

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