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Wheat, 240 lbs Oats, 264 lbs. Barley, 320 lbs. Bos.& Pse. Oatmeal Flour.
Dantzic. Scotch. Irish. Scots. Eng. English. Scotch. Stir. Mea. 140 lbs.||280 lbs.


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Wht. Rye. Brley. Oats. Beans. Pease. Oatm. Dis. Wht. Rye. Barley. Oats. Beans. Pease. BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS.


8. d. d. s. ds. d. s. d. s. ds. d. Nov s. d. s. d. s. d. S. d. s. d. Is. d. Dec. 682 9 18 044 827 951 050 135 3 29 84 11 45 11 45 26 949 11 46 1

13 83 249 9 44 11 8 4|51 7150 8|33 8||Dc 6 85 6 47 41 45 4 26 7 19 10 48 1 90 81 619 9 45 5 27 10 51 9 51 11 33 5 13 86 1 49 2! 45 10 27 7 51 149 7 27) 85 950 0 46 1 28 3 51 751 11 34 5 20 86 948 5 45 11 27 1'51 151 2

27 87 9l 483 46 9 27 11 49 5504 Aggregate Averages of the Twelve Maritime Districts of England and Wales,

by which Importation and Duty are regula in Great Britain. Wheat, 85s. 4d.--Rye, 478. 4d.-Barley, 15s. 8d. --Oats, 26s lld.--Beans, 51s.2d.-Pease, 51a, 10.

Rapeseed, 106s. 6d..-Oatmeal 328. 6d. Average Prices of Scotland for the Four Weeks immediately preceding 15th Dec. Wheat, 73s. 1d.-Rye, 18s. 5d.-Barley, 42s.6d.-Oats, 328. 6d.-Beans, 5ās. 10d. Pease, 548. 11g.

Oatmeal, 275. 5d.-Bear er Big 42. Sch



December 3. At the seat of her uncle,

Sir William Bellingham, Bart. Eliza, el. July 11, 1817. At Bombay, the lady of dest daughter of Allan Bellingham, Esq. Michie Forbes, Esq. of Crimond, Aber- to John Stein, jun. Esq. of Kennetpans, deenshire, a son and heir.

Clackmannanshire. 15. At the house of the Hon. Sir Alex

8. At Edinburgh, Captain Coll Macander Anstruther, Bombay, the Hon. Mrs dougall, late of the 42d Royal Highland Buchanan, a son.

Regiment, to Jane Cameron Macdonald, 17. The lady of David Hill, Esq. Civil only daughter of the late Alexander MacSecretary at Madras, a daughter.

donald, Esq. of Glenco. December 2. At Westport House, the 11. At Corbalton, county of Meath, Marchioness of Sligo, a daughter.

Ireland, the Hon. Lord Killeen, only son In George Street, Edinburgh, the of the Right Hon. the Earl of Fingal, to lady of Lieutenant-Colonel Wardlaw, a

Louisa, only daughter of Elias Corbally,

The lady of Captain Clarke, of Be-

24. At Edinburgh, the Rev. Alexander mersyde House, a daughter.

Welsh, minister of Heriot, to Margaret, 6. The Hon. Lady Fergusson, a son. youngest daughter of the late Rev. John

11. At Haddo House, the Countess of Lindsay, Johnstone, Renfrewshire. Aberdeen, a son.

27. At Ardincaple Castle, Miles Angus 12. At the Viceregal Lodge, Phenix Fletcher, Esq. advocate, to Charlotte CaPark, Dublin, the Countess Talbot, a son.

therine, only daughter of General and 14. At Tarvit, Mrs Home Rigg of Mor. Lady Augusta Clavering. ton, a daughter.

29. At Drumpellier, Robert Graham, 17. At Worthing, the lady of General Esq. M. D. Glasgow, to Miss Elizabeth Sir Richard Jones, a daughter.

Belsches Buchanan, youngest daughter of - The lady of Thomas Bruce, Esq. of David Buchanan, Esq. of Drumpellier. Arnot, a son.

Lately, At Charlotte Square Chapel, 26. In Dublin Street, Edinburgh, Mrs Edinburgh, the Hon. Thomas Bowes, to Craufurd of Auchinames, a daughter. Lady Campbell of Ardkinglass. 27. At Cullen House, the lady of Colo

At Paris, the Hon. Colonel Pakenham, nel Grant of Grant, M. P. a son.

brother to the Earl of Longford and her 28. At Mormond House, Mrs Gordon Grace the Duchess of Wellington, to the of Caimbulg, a son.

Hon. Emily Stapleton, daughter of Lord January 2, 1818. At Edinburgh, the Le Despencer. lady of Sir Andrew Agnew of Lochnaw, At Genua, the Count Gurge de Very, to Bart. a son and heir.

Emily, grand-daughter of William Ogilvie, Lately, At Thorndon, Lady Petre, a son Esq. of Ardglass Castle. and heir.

At the Municipality of the city of Lisle, in France, Louis Andre Levasseur, Lieu. tenant in the Legion of Eure et Loire, and

member of the Legion of Honour, to Anne, November 18. At Greenock, Arthur third daughter of the late Mr William Oughterson, Esq. of Barbadoes, to Helen, Archibald, of Kelso, Roxburghshire. only daughter of the late Archibald Kobertson, Esq.

DEATHS. 21. At Ballenstadt, the Prince Frederic April 14, 1817. At Bangalore, in India, of Prussia, to the Princess Wilhelmina Lieutenant-Colonel Archibald Campbell, Louisa of Anhalt Bernbourg.

younger of Jura. He was buried with mi. 27. At London, George Stanley Repton, Jitary honours, and attended to the grave Esq. of Dover Street, to the Hón. Eliza- by the 22d dragoons and 69th regiment ; beth Scott, daughter of Lord Eldon. and the officers of his own corps have, as a

December 1. At Ayr, Peter Mactaggart, mark of regard and esteem for their laEsq. one of the magistrates of Ayr, to Miss mented late commanding officer, directed a Mary, second daughter of Bailie John Ait- handsome mausoleum to be erected over his ken.

remains in the church-yard of Bangalore. - At Dumfries, the Rev. James Ha- 19. At Seringapatam, Mrs Caroline Grant, milton, minister of Newabbey, to Miss the Lady of Colonel J. G. Scott, of the Me Harriet Smith.

dras artillery.


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April 28. At Calcutta, James Philip December 1. At Montrose, Mary Ruperta Inglis, Esq.

Smith, wife of the Rev. Mr George Cowie, : May 4. At Calcutta, Dr James Camp- Montrose. bel. Dr Campbell was third son of the 2. At Hamble, Hants, Admiral Billy late John Campbell, Esq. cashier of the Douglas, in his 67th year. Royal Bank, Edinburgh.

At Edinburgh, Mrs

Margaret Grant, June. At Fort William, East Indies, relict of the Rev. Lewis Grant, late miniwhere he remained confined 17 years, 3 ster of Ardchattan. months, and 4 days, on account of his trea- At Wauchope, Ann Scott, aged four cherous murder of Mr Cherry, and others, years and nine months; and on the 6th, at Benares, the famous Vizier Ally; his Charles Scott, aged three years and six age was only 36.

months, children of Walter Scott, Esq. October 9. At Grenada, Samuel Harri. 3. At Edinburgh, Mrs Lindsay, relict son, Esq. Deputy-Assistant-Commissary- of the Rev. William Lindsay, minister of General to his Majesty's forces, aged 21. Kilmarnock.

14. In Jamaica, Neil Snodgrass, Esq. At St Andrew's, Mrs Jane Tod, late of Paisley.

wife of William Fernie, Esq. of New. November 3. At Quebec, Colonel Myers, grange. Quarter-Master-General in North America, 6. At Dornoch, aged 92, Miss Margaret an officer universally esteemed.

Gordon, sister of the late Sir John Gordon 18. At Mauchline, Mr John Mair, in of Embo, Bart. the 105th year of his age. To a masculine 7. At Waterford, Ireland, Alderman Siunderstanding he united poignant wit, ge- mon Newport. He was the oldest member nuine humour, and a rare vivacity: As a of the common council, and consequently teller of stories, he was almost without an the father of the city of Waterford. He equal. His mental energies and bodily was also one of the oldest commercial men strength continued unimpaired until shortly in Ireland. He had completed the age of before his death. He was born in the pa- 90 years, having been born on the 11th of rish of Galston, in March 1713.

November 1727. 19. At Tranent Lodge, aged 79, Mr In London, aged 63, Vice-Admiral William Wood, late of Gifford. What is William Bligh, F. R. S. of Farningham worthy of remark, Mr Wood was among House, Kent. the first who introduced the two-horse 9. At Lossit, Hector Macneal of Ugaplough into East Lothian.

dale, Esq. 22. Of typhus fever, at Belle Cottage, Mr Cuthbert Mills, of the Low Lights, Ireland, Pierce Frederick Blair, Esq. bro- Shields, ship-owner, aged 92. He was with ther of the late Sir D. Blair. His fortune, Rear-Admiral Hawke on the famous 14th consisting of £22,000, in Government se- of October 1747, and was accounted one of curities, he bequeathed to his four nieces; the most intrepid seamen in that glorious the reversion of his beautiful cottage, in the but running fight. county of Wicklow, to his nephew, Frede- 11. At Edinburgh, John Ross, Esq. rick Gustavus Moore, Esq. of Dublin. writer to the signėt.

23. At Stockbridge, near Dunbar, the At Manse of Gartly, the Rev. James Rev. George Campbell.

Scott, in the 88th year of his age, and in 25. At Glasgow, Adam Bogue, Esq. the 48th year of his ministry in that parish. merchant.

12. At his house in North Charlotte 28. At London, in the 430 year of his Street, Edinburgh, Sir John Henderson of age, Lieutenant-Colonel Fraser, 76th, or Fordel, Bart. Hindostan regiment. He was a brave and Át Shelburn Bank, by Newhaven, most meritorious officer ; he also possessed Captain David Wishart. those virtues which add so much lustre to 13. At Aberdeen, John Anderson, Esq. the human character in private life,an late of the island of Tobago, aged 65. affectionate husband, a tender parent, and 14. At Edinburgh, William Sibbald, a faithful friend.

Esq. merchant, and Admiral of Leith. Mr 30. At Edinburgh, Mrs Margaret Hay Sibbald was one of the oldest and most pub. of Haystoun, in the 98th year of her age. lic spirited merchants in Leith. As a mark

At Jedburgh, James Potts, Esq. late of respect to his memory, the magistrates, Sheriff-clerk of Roxburghshire, in the 79th ministers of South and North Leith, and year of his age.

the masters of the four incorporations, with At Armhouse, in the county of Ros- their assistants, on Thursday last, the day common, Ireland, Thomas O'Connor, Esq. of the funeral, in their official capacity, met brother of the late Dominick O'Connor Don the body at the foot of Leith Walk, and of Cloonalis, and of the present Alexander accompanied it to the family burying-place O'Connor Don, now the only lineal male in South Leith church-yard, the church descendant of Roderick O'Connor Don, bells tolling at broken intervals

. This genKing of Connaught, and Monarch of Irem tleman's death will long be felt as a public 15. At Polmadie, Mrs Steven of Pol. spect in which he was held by the whole madie.

loss to the town of Leith.


society, and which has been conferred on 16. At Renfrew, Miss Mary Orr, Hill- none but fellows of the college for the last house, parish of Lochwinnoch, authoress of two hundred years. The ceremony was 6 Letters from the Desart."

most feelingly solemnized by the Bishop of 18. At London, Mrs Jackson, Lady of Bristol, Master of the College.--Cambridge Colonel Jackson of Enesive, and third Paper. daughter of William Blair, Esq. of Blair. 19. At Kilbarchan, in the 77th year of

In the 25th year of his age, after a her age, Miss Jean Semple, daughter of the few days illness, at his lodgings in Cam- late Robert Semple, Esq. of Beltrees. bridge, the Hon. and Rev. Charles Fox

At Newburgh, within an hour of Maitland, M. A. youngest son of James each other, Mr David Henderson, aged 74, Earl of Lauderdale. By this afflicting dis- and Mrs Jean Taylor, his wife, aged 74, pensation of Providence, was cut off in his after a long and harmonious matrimonial early career of honour and usefulness, a union of 45 years. gentleman whose talents and virtues shed a 20. At Belsize House, Hampstead, the lustre upon his high rank. He was endued Most Noble the Marchioness of Ormonde, by nature with à noble and undaunted wife of the Marquis of Ormonde, in the minda vigorous understanding—and a 28th year of her age. most feeling heart. He nursed and che- 23. At the Manse of Girthon, the Rev. rished every kind and generous sentiment, Robert Gordon, in the 49th year of his age, until the actions that they prompted be- and the 26th of his ministry. came no effort, but the pleasing business of 24. At Ballimartin, Islay, Donald Camphis life. This goodness of spirit rendered bell, Esq. him anxious to discover good qualities in 25. At Gordonbank, Alexander Low, all; but in those whom he loved, it was his Esq. of Whitsomelaw, aged 74. delight to dwell upon whatever there ap- 28. A few days before his attaining the peared of excellence—to please himself with age of 60 years, the Rev. Dr Charles Burthe thought that he bestowed his own af- ney, Rector of Deptford. He has long been fections well

, and to recommend the objects known and eminently distinguished as one of them to others. In a word, every action of the first Greek scholars of his time, and of his life, every expression of his thoughts, was of a family remarkable for literary and were but different indications of the various scientific eminence. His father was the cemodes in which generosity and benevolence lebrated Dr Charles Burney, Mus. D. His prompted him. He was charitable, not brother, still living, has published two or only in action, but in opinion. His liberal three volumes of Voyages of Discovery, &c.; and candid construction of the conduct of and one of his sisters, also still living, is the others is known to all who had the happi- celebrated authoress of the novels of Eveness of his acquaintance. His deeds of lina, Cecilia, &c. whilst another sister has charity are recorded elsewhere, though the published several pleasing and popular noobjects of his beneficence seldom knew on vels. whom their prayers invoked blessings. He - At Oakley-park, near Ludlow, Lady is wept by the grave and the gay—the Clive, in the 84th year of her age, relict thoughtless and the severe. For his active of Robert, the first Lord Clive, the foundintelligence his sportive and easy wit—the er of our empire in Bengal. Lady

Clive manly sincerity of his intercourse—his nice was in various parts of India when her sense of honour—made up a character in husband commanded the army there. She which all those who had worth themselves joined him in Calcutta after the re-taking might distinguish the qualities which were of that town and the decisive battle of most dear to them. Those who knew him Plassey. The death of Lord Clive took best, knew that his worth surpassed words. place in 1774. His magnanimous spirit would have reject- Lately-At the Manse of Ledgertwood, ed undeserved praise~nor does it avail the Mrs Isabella Cupples, aged 70, relict

of living to dress out the object of their love the late Rev. George Cupples, 44 years and regret in imaginary virtues : “ Thy minister of the gospel at Swinton. friends shall seek thee, but they shall not find thee. Thou shalt come at times to at the advanced age of 107. He had been

At Ballymore, Ireland, Michael Pendar, their dreams, to settle peace in their soul. a pensioner for 72 years. Thy voice shall remain in their ears, they

At Ballybouglan, in the King's County, shall think with mournful joy on the Ireland, Mrs Jane Devereux, at the addreams of their rest."-Mr Maitland lies vanced age of 110. She retained her faburied in the chapel of Trinity College culties to the

last, and has left an immensa distinction which marks the love and re- property behind her.

George Ramsay and Co. Printers, Edinburgir.

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CONTENTS. ORIGINAL COMMUNICATIONS. REVIEW OF NEW PUBLICATIONS. On the Question whether Pope was a Life of Bishop Watson; written by himPoet

selef. Published by his Son, RichAffairsof Spanish America ( Concluded) 101 ard IVatson, L. L. B.

142 Extracts from an old Church Record. 103 Rob Roy. By the Author of WaverScottish Zoology.-No. 105 ley, fc. (Concluded) arcinoma14S The Bohemian Fortuneteller ancona107 Agnes, & Poem. By Thomas Brown, Strictures on · Observations on the In

M. D. Professor of Moral Philosocubation of Birds'


phy in the University of Edinburgh 153 Curious Facts in Natural 111

ANALYTICAL NOTICES OF Observations on the Agamemnon of

FOREIGN JOURNALS. Eschylus, illustrated with translations

On the Number of Vegetable Species (Concluded)


on the Glohe. By M. Decandolle... 158 Curious Remains of Popular Supersti- Journal of a Tour through England in tions in Forfarshire

1815 and

159 Observations on some of the Causes of

On the Arabian Nights Entertainments. the want of Patronage for Musical

By M. Silvestre de Sacy conocomamib. Performances in Edinburgh; with

Report to the French Institute on Hints for the formation of a Philhar

Vaccination.......... monic Society ancor

racco... 160

On the Employment of Watson's and
Thomson's Charitable Funds, in re-


sacrameno 161 ply to the inquiries of Amicus PauDisappointment

ib. peris, Junior


Translations from the Song of Solomon 162 Life and Writings of James Hogg


ib. (Continued)

122 PROCEEDINGS OF SOCIETIES. Epistle to the President of the High- Royal Society

163 land Society. By Burns............. 130 Wernerian Natural History ......... The Original Ballad of Rob Roy. 131 Royal Society of Edinburgh.

cara. ib. Traditional Story of a Chieftain of the Geological Society.....

166 Macgregors

132 LITERARY AND SCIENTIFIC Official Reports on the Circumstances INTELLIGENCE ............. 167 attending the Death of General Piche- Works preparing for Publication....ora 169 gru ; with Observations by the cele- Monthly List of New Publications....170 brated Professor Chaussier of Paris ..134

MONTHLY REGISTER. Miscellaneous Notices in Natural His

Foreign Intelligence......... -.172 tory.-No. II. 1. Conchology.-- Parliamentary! 174 2. Mammoth-3. Models of Calton British Chronicle..

177 Hill, Arthur's Scat, aud Salisbury British Legislation

181 Craigs._4. Pearls in the Regalia of Patents Scotland.5. Dr Walker's Minera. logical Collection.-6. Geography of

Appointments and Promotions ww. ib. Plants.-7. American Natural His


Agricultural .187 tory. -8. Philosophy of Chemistry, Commercial Reportarono -9. Egyptian Sphinx.cocoroana 138 Births, Marriages, Deaths................. 192


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