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tor Johnson Hamilton to Miss Margaret ton, Mil. Paymaster Southern Division, Bishop, eldest daughter of Mr. Conductor aged 13 months. Bishop.
24. Mrs. Elizabeth Mogg, aged 26. 19. At Paulghautcherry, Lieut. Bar 25. At Trichinopoly, aged 23, Mrs. nett, 2d bat. 7th N.I., to Miss Mary Fran Maria Valentine, wife of Mr. W. Valences Sayer.
tine, merchart. 23. At Trichinopoly, Mr. John Big 26. After a few hours' illness, Francis wood, to Mrs. Sally Turner.
Wm. Stewart, Esq., of the firm of Grif25. At Yanam, G. A. Smith, Esq. fiths, Stewart, and Griffiths. He was on Madras Civ. Service, to Eugenie, eldest the point of returning to England, after daughter of John Bouchez, Esq.
a residence of 20 years in India. July 12. At St. George's Church, Jos. July 2. At Masulipatam, Capt. Ro Cox, Esq., Surgeon to the Hon. Gover. Young, 23 / N I., and Surveyor in H. H. nor's Body Guard, to Catherine Grace, the Nizam's dominions. eldest daughter of Major Waugh, of the Madras army.
Arrivals. Lisle, Esq., Assist. Surgeon.
July 6. Asia, Pope, and Charles Forbes, May 6. J. B. Hudleston, Esq., of the
Bryden, from London-8. H.C.S. BridgeCivil Service of this Presidency. 16. At Chicacole, Anne Sophia, wife
water, Mitchell, from ditto.-11. Royal of Lieut. Goold, and sister of Capt. Dov.
George, Ellerby, from ditto.-12. Exden, Ist bat. 19th N.I.
phrates, Meade, from ditto. 18. Anne Maria Still, wife of Major
Departures. R. West, commanding 1st bat. 13th N.I. July 6. H. C. Ships Farquharson, at Gooty.
Cruickshank, and Inglis, Serle, to China. 20. At Cannanore, Louisa, the lady of --10. H. C. Ship Herefordshire, Hope, to Capt. Wigan, 18th regt. N.I.
ditto.-11. Elizabeth, Keys, to Bengal.Mrs. Sarah Tayler, widow of the 12. Melpomene, Mowbray, to London.late Mr. Hen. Tayler, of the Madras hotel. 15. H.C.S. Waterloo, Alsagar, to China.
24. At Bellary, Mrs. Medigan, wife of Lieut. J. Medigan, of H. M. 46th regt.
MARRIAGES AND DEATHS. 31. At Seringapatam, Capt. J. Moorhouse, Ist bat. artillery, Public Agent for Ordnance Carriages.
May 27. At Mazagon, Poyntz Ricketts, June 1. At Cocanada, aged 31, Hen. Esq., of the Civil Serv., to Miss Margaret Sewell, Esq., H. C.C. S eldest son of the Maria Clark. late Hen. Sewell, Esq of Madras.
July 17. Capt. J. Taylor, Bengal Com3. At Pondicherry, the infant son of missariat, to Miss Sarah Falconer Graham, Capt. Du Rhone de Beauvere.
daughter of Wm. Graham, Esq., Hadding4. In Armenian Street, Barnet Phillips,
ton, North Britain. Esq., merchant.
5. At Pondicherry, Mr. J. Louis la Sauvagere. 7. At Gooty, Mr. Thos. Clarke, Dep.
June 11. At Muscat, Capt. Dyer, of the Assist. Commissary of Ordnance.
ship Samdany. 8. Aged 8 months, Emelie, youngest
23. Capt. J. T. Brewer, aged 85. daughter of John Arathoon, Esq.
10. In camp, near Bellary, Lieut. C. B. Wilkinson, 1st bat. artillery.
CEYLON. 16. At Cuddalore, E. W. Stevenson, Esq., Master Attendant.
June 4. At Batticaloa, Carolina Eliza18. Francis Rawden Hastings Birm- beth Torsin. ingham, aged 3 months, second son of W.
19. At Kandy, Lieut. Brook Young, P. Birmingham, Esq., Assist. Surgeon 83d regt., of fever and dysentery contract. H.M. 69th foot.
ed at Gonugamme, where he was stationed 20. At Vepery, Donald, the infant son as Assistant Engineer. of Mr. Donald Calder, Market Serjeant, aged 1 year. 22. At Pondicherry, Madame Burel
May 17. Mrs. Wyatt, wife of Capt. W. 23. At Trichinopoly, Fitzroy Lambton, M. Wyatt, of the country service, of a youngest son of Capt. Chas. Aug. Elder- daughter.
We noticed in our last number that April 16. Mr. John Rick wood, son of there had been dreadful hurricanes and Dr. Wm. Rickwood, senior, of Horsharh, in Sussex, and late chief officer of the ship the Hooghly. The accounts which are
inundations in Bengal, at the mouth of John Munro, after a lingering illness, aged 34.
furnished by the late arrivals, present a May 21. Joseph Minas, Esq., late of picture which far surpasses our most Malacca, aged 53 years.
gloomy anticipations. The injury sus
tained by the shipping is incalculable. SUMATRA--JAVA.
The Oracabessa, the Liverpool, the CutJan. 9. At Batavia, in the 22d year of tack, and the Helen, were mentioned in
our last number as having been lost. The his age, Capt. Andrew Affleck, of the East-India Ship Vrow Heleni, a native of Fiora, pilot vessel, returned to the river a Dumfries.
complete wreck, with seven feet water in March 26. At Fort-Marlborough, Ben her hold. The Planet also returned with coolen, the lady of Lieut. Col. M.Iones, damage. The Cecilia is reported to have of the Hon. E. I. C.'s Service.
likewise suffered much, but to have reApril 17. At Buitensorg, in Java, where
The Guide, on he had gone for the recovery of his bealthi
, mained on the station. George Anderson, Esq., of the Civil Ser: entering the river, reported that she hail vice, Bencoolen, eldest son of Alexander seen the wreck of a ship on her broadside Anderson, Esq., of London.
in Balasore roads.
The inundations have likewise been most Summary.
disastrous. The sea, during its most vio. The length of the debate at the East- lent agitation, broke through the Sand India House, and the mass of late intel
Hills which run along the coast of the ligence received from India by H.M.S.
northern part of the district of Cuttack, Jupiter, has obliged us to enlarge our carrying ruin and devastation to the un. present number. But it would be neces.. fortunate inhabitants of the sea coast. sary to increase it to double its ordinary Many villages have been swept away ; the size, were we to give insertion to the variety inhabitants of which, of course, have been of interesting matter that is now before us, involved in the same fate. The sea peneWe must content ourselves therefore with trated in some places as far as eight miles a brief notice of such intelligence as is from the coast; and a tract of country, most important, proposing to furnish in from eighty to one hundred miles in exour number for February a more full and tent, was converted into one wide plain of interesting report.
water. From the Soobarecka towards the The arrival of Lord Amberst has been south, numerous villages have been also noticed in a former page.
It is unne carried away, and an immense quantity of cessary to dilate upon the customary for- cattle destroyed. All the tanks and wells malities observed on such occasions. But were rendered useless. Some of the pubwe must not omit to notice the eclal with lic buildings of Balasore have sustained which his immediate predecessor in office considerable damage. retires from his temporary government. A Neither the tremendous gale, nor the meeting, consisting of upwards of 300 of consequent inundation is unprecedented. the most respectable Europeans in Cal. The latter end of April 1782, is recutta, was held at the Town Hall on the markable for one of the most severe gales 9th August, at which Mr. Fergusson, of of this description. At Surat, and in the the Supreme Court, presided. The most Gulf of Cambay, the sea broke in most honourable testimony was borne to the furiously, carrying every thing before it. public and private character of Mr. Adam,
In May 1787, a similar gale occurred on by all who addressed the meeting; and it the coast of Coromandel, and occasioned was unanimously resolved, that a sub
an inundation at Coringa which destroyed scription should be opened for a full
many of the inhabitants. length portrait of this disti dividual, to be placed in one of the public The law and police intelligence is very buildings of Calcutta. We are sorry tu
interesting. A scheme has been detected observe that Mr. Adam is under the ne of extensive forgery on the Bank of Calcessity of taking a voyage to Bombay for cutta, which, but for its early discovery, the benefit of liis health.
might bave been productive of serious
consequences. It was contrived by na The Jupiter, which brought the above tives. But we must postpone all mention accounts, left the Mauritius on the 16th of the particulars to our next number. Oct. She brings intelligence of the death
Mr. Sandys, the present editor of the of George Smith, Esq., Chief Judge of Calcutta Journal, and two of the pro- the island; and of the arrival of Col. Guy prietors of that work, have been prosecuted Le Strange and family from England. by the Rev. Dr. Bryce for libel. We On the 26th of the same month she arrived bare seen, in the Calcutta Government at the Cape. Capt. Owen had not been Gazette, a very long report of the trial. heard of since he left Simon's Bay on the At present, however, we must content surveying expedition al the eastern ourselves with stating, that on the 22d coast. Lieut. Col. Fraser was dangerously July Sir Anthony Buller, who has re ill at Graham Town. The crew of the turned to the Presidency, gave judgment vessel had been severely attacked with against the defendants. -- Damages 2,000 cholera morbus, but they all happily rerupees with costs.
covered except four seamen. Great credit
is due to the surgeon. A Court-martial has been held on Lieut.
The Jupiter has had a stormy passage J. D. Carroll, H. M. 86th regt., who was
of exactly four months. arraigned on charges of a very serious nature as regards his character for honesty. We are grieved to say, that he was found
We understand, by letters received in guilty on all the charges, and dismissed
town from Batavia to the middle of Septhe service.
tember, that a rumour was current there The religious intelligence is also very
of another fire having occurred at Canton interesting. A sermon was preached on
carly in August, but not 50 destruc
tive as the last, the factories having the 4th May in St. James's church, Cal.
escaped. We also learn, that difficulties cutta, explanatory of the nature and ob. jects of the Society for the Promotion of in the trade have again arisen, the viceroy Christian Knowledge, and a collection having expected that the murderers (in the was afterwards made.
Chinese phırase) in the affray with the The Native Female School Society, Topaze would have arrived in the first which has been lately established, meets
ship of the season. with the most encouraging success. The schools have increased to fourteen, and We conclude this brief summary with promise to be permanent and effective. promising very copious and interesting inThe number of names on the list is 260, telligence in our next number, and with but nearly 80 are absent daily. The assuring our readers that we have made Committee are taking the most active every possible exertion to insert in our measures to promote regularity of attend- present one all accounts of Civil and Miance on the part both of visitors and pupils. litary Appointments, Births, Marriages,
General Sir Alex. Campbell, command Deaths, Arrivals and Departures of Ships, ing the forces at Madras, has been dange &c. which could be obtained. They may rously ill, but was declared out of danger rely both upon the lateness and accuracy on the 25th July.
of our report.
Colonels of cavalry and infantry on the NEW ORGANIZATION OF THE INDIAN ARMY. Bengal establishment will obtain regi
By the present organization of the In ments; viz. four additional ones to the dian army, every two regiments of native cavalry; thirty-two to the infantry; and cavalry have but one Colonel, and each four to the four irregular regiments of inregiment of native infantry is composed of fantry, which are to be officered on the two battalions, commanded by one Colonel. regular establishment. By the new organization, each regiment of
We understand that orders have been cavalry will have its own Colonel ; and
sent out to the Governor General to the each regiment of infantry will be divided following effect :- The Company's army into two regiments, with a Colonel to on the Bengal establishment is to consist cach. By this arrangement, forty Lieut. of eight regiinents of light native cavalry,
three brigades of horse artillery, five bat that it has been deemed necessary, by the talions of artillery, one corps of artillery Governor-General in Council, to create golandanze, one corps of engineers, two four new regiments. Vide page 88. regiments of European infantry, and sixty-four regiments of native infantry,
MAJOR-GENERAL MACQUARIE. including four new regiments; each regi.
We consider it an act of justice to give ment of infantry is to be officered by one Colonel, one Lieut. Colonel, one Major, publicity to the following letter from the five Captains, ten Lieutenants, and five colonists of New South Wales to their late Ensigns. Each brigade of horse artillery, signed that Government. It is, at this
Governor, eighteen months after he reeach battalion of foot artillery, the corps distance of time, a gratifying proof of the of golandauze, and each regiment of cavalry, is to have the same number and rank high estimation in which General Macof European officers as a regiment of infan- quarie was held by those who had the best try. The engineer corps to have two Colo
opportunities of appreciating his public and nels, two Lieut. Colonels, two Majors, ten
private character. Captains, twenty Lieutenants, and ten En- Sidney, New South Wales, 21st April 1823. signs. Those Colonels who are on the senior
Dear Sir:- It having been unanimously list, and those who now hold regiments, are agreed on and determined, at a Publie to continue in the enjoyment of the full off. Meeting of the Colonists of New South -reckonings of two corps as at present; the
Wales, that“ a Gold Cup of the value of new Colonels and Lieut.-Colonels com.
5001., with an appropriate inscription, mandments of regiments, are to succeed to should be presented to your Excellency, off-reckonings as vacancies occur among the
on your retirement from the situation of present Colonels of regiments ; every such
Governor in Chief of this territory, in order vacancy will occasion the succession of the
to mark the high esteem and veneration in two senior new Colonels to a balf or one
which your character was held by the inshare each. The Lieut.-Colonels who now
habitants of the Colony :” I have now the stand first for promotion, and those who pleasure to transmit to you the first of bills may succeed to half shares, uihin two years of exchange, to the amount of 5001. sterfrom the date of this arrangement, are to ling (particulars of which are inserted at receive from the Company an equivalent to the foot of this letter), and to convey to you the difference between full and half shares the wishes of the colonists, that you will from the period when, under other cir- be pleased to have a cup, or vase, made of cumstances, they would have been en
the most modern taste, and in workmantitled to full shares. Casualties occurring ship corresponding with the value of the among the General Officers on the retired off- article, with this inscription : reckoning fund list, and among those who are now on the senior list, are not to cause The Colorists of New South Wales promotion after the new arrangement has
present this Vase
to their late venerated Governor, been carried into execution; those two Major General Lachlan Macquarie, lists will become extinct on the demise of in trstino y of respect, gratitude, and affection, all the General Officers enrolled thereon.
for the wisdom, ine equi y. and humanity
which distingnished his Government All Colonels of regiments, and Lieut. of that Colony and its Dependencies, Colonels commandant, not entitled to off
during an active and prosperous adminiscation
of twelve years. reckonings, will be permitted to come to Europe, and to remain there on the full pay
I have to request that you will accept of Colonel, succeeding to off-reckonings in
my assurances of continued esteem and their turn; and those who chuse to remain regard for yourself and family, to whom I in India will be allowed Colonel's pay, beg you will most kindly remember me; batta, and other fixed allowances, until they and believe me to be, &c. &c. succeed to off-reckonings.
(Signed) Every officer in the actual command of Major-General Macquarie, &c. &c.
D. WENTWORTH. a regiment, doing duty with it, whatever rank he holds, is to receive 400 rupees per month in addition to his other allowances
APPOINTMENTS. during the period of his command.
Major-Gen. Sir John Cameron, K.C.B., The arrangement is to take place from to be Lieutenant-Governor of Plymouth, the date of its promulgation in general vice Sir Denis Pack, deceased. orders in India, and the Madras and Bom. Captain Charles Bullen, C.B. (who bay armies are to be reformed on the same commanded the Britannia, in the battle of principle as the above. Each battalion to Trafalgar), to be Commodore and Comconstitute a regiment.
mander-in-chief on the coast of Africa, in As connected with these arrangements, the room of the late lamented Sir Robert we have also to refer our readers to a ge
Mends. neral order at the commencement of our John Hugh Donnell Ogilvie, Esq., to be Calcutta Intelligence, by which it appears Provisional Member of Couycil at Madras.
TROOPS ORDERED TO EMBARK FOR INDIA. Guardian, Sutherland, for Batavia and
Detachments, consisting of 24 officers Singapore. and 400 men, belonging to the 11th regt.
22. Deal. Cambridge, Barber, for Cape of light dragoons and the 16th lancers, and Bombay. and to the 13th, 14th, 38th, 44th, 58th,
Vessels spoken with. and 87th regiments of infantry, are ordered
Charlotte, Stephenson, Portsmouth to to prepare for embarkation on board the
Bombay, 24th Oct., lat. 10. ion. 29.Berwickshire and Duchess of Athol, East. Indiamen, for Bengal. Detachments,
Bengal, Pearce, Liverpool to Bengal, 28th
Oct., lat. 12. lon. 23.– Waterloo, Studd, consisting of 10 officers and 390 men, be
London to Bombay, 26th Oct, lat. 8. N. longing to the 4th regiment of light dra.
lon. 6.-Lord Suffield, Brown, London goons, and the 20th and 47th regiments of
to Bengal, 26th May, lat. 55. lon. 28.foot, have received orders to prepare for Lady Kennaway, London to Bengal, 10th embarkation on board the Duke of York
Oct., lat. 7. N. lon. 27.- Vansittart, Daland Castle Huntley, East- Indiamen, for rymple, London to China, 9th June, lat.1. Bombay. The above detachments are or
N. lon. 20. W.- Assistance, London to dered to be embarked on board the aforesaid
Bombay, 28th Aug.–Fame, Young, LonIndiamen by the 31st of December.
don to Bengal, 3d Aug., lat. 10. S., lon.
85. E. Buckinghamshire, Glasspoole, INDIA SHIPPING.
London to China, 9th Sept., lat. 17. S.,
lon. 27. W.-Hope, Flint, London to Arrivals.
Madras, 21st Oct. Dec. 4. Liverpool. Clydesdale, M.Kellar, from Bengal and Madras. - Passengers : Sir William Rumbold, Bart., fa
BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND
DEATHS. mily, and suite.
7. Gravesend. Marquess Hastings, Barclay, from Bengal 28th May, and Ma Nov. 30. At South Vale, Blackheath, the dras 13th July.- Passengers : Major-Ge. lady of Major J. Hickes, of the Bombay neral Rumley, H.C.'s service; Mrs. Col. Establishment, of a daughter. Freeze, Miss L. Freeze, two Masters Dec. 4. In Middlesex-place, New Road, Freeze ; Capt. Walpole, 20th N. I.; the lady of Lieut. Col. D’Aguilar, of a Cornet Boddam, 2d N.C.; Mrs. Bod- daughter. dam; Mr. J. B. Glass, Madras Civil Ser At Hinckroll, Dorset, the lady of vice ; Ensign Berry, 17th N.I.; Major Sir M. H. Nepean, Bart., of twin daughPatterson, his Majesty's 13th Dragoons ; ters; one still-born, the other surviving Lieut. Morison, Dr. Bush, Mr. Barfoot, only five days. Quarter-master his Majesty's 46th regt. ; Lately. At Dieppe, in Normandy, the Mrs. Barfoot, Master Barfoot ; J. Pater- lady of Capt. Langslow, late of the Hon. son, Miss M. Paterson, children of Major- Company's 22d regt. N.I., of a son. Paterson ; Mr. Attride ; five European servants, and one native ditto.
li. Deal. Melpomene, Mowbray, from Bombay 12th July.- Passengers : Lieut.
Nov. 15. At Ahern Church, Tallow, M'Pherson, and Lieut. C. Landworthy. by the Rev. Geo. Mason, John Corbin, (Lieut. James MʻPherson died at sea on
Esq., to Sophia, seventh surviving daugh
ter of the late Geo. Bowles, Esq., of 20. Portsmouth, H. M. S. Jupiter,
Mount Prospect, County of Cork. Westphal, from Bengal 19th Aug., Ma
29. At Chichester, by the Rev. Dr. dras Ist Sept., Mauritius, Cape, &c.—
Challen, Capt. Gillum, of the East-India Passengers: Major Stratford, Military Se.
Company's service, to Augusta, youngest cretary at Madras; and Col. Hutchinson, daughter of the late John Challen, Esq.,
of Shermanbury.place, Sussex. 25. Off Dover. Timandra, Wray, from
Dec. 9. At Walcot Church, Bath, Capt. Bengal, &c.
Colin Campbell, R. N., to Elmira, widow
of the late Lieut. Gen. Richard Gore. Departures.
15. At Bury, Wm. Thomson, Esq., of Nov. 26. Gravesend. Belle Alliance,
Batavia, to Miss Grace Grant, niece of Rolfe, for Madras and Bengal.
Wm. Grant, Esq., of Springside, Lan29. Ditto. Actæon, Briggs, for Bom
Dec. 8. Deal. Nassau, Carss, for Singapore.
Sept. 4. At Cape Coast, on board His - Portsmouth. Clyde, Driver, for Ma- Majesty's ship Owen Glendower, Com
modore Sir Robert Mends, Knt. Com. 14. Deal. Hannah, Shepherd, and mander-in-Chief on the Western Coast of Mary Ann, Craigie, for Bombay ; York, Africa. Talbo, for Madras and Bengal; and 29. In the island of Barbadoes, the
from the Cape.
dras and Bengal.