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ALPHABETICAL List of Scotch BANKRUPTCIES and DividENDS, announced
August 1824 ; extracted from the Edinburgh Gazette.
Leith; by the trustee there. Ewart, John, cabinet-makepand upholsterer in Dryden, William, skinner in Jedburgh; by James Edinburgh.
Hilson & Son, manufacturers there. Gillespie, John, & Co. manufacturers in Glasgow. Hay, Willam, late merchant in Perth ; by James Marr, Robert, & Son, merchants in Leith.
Russel, merchant in Kirkaldy. Orr & Co. masons and builders in Glasgow, and Rodger, James, jun. merchant in Greenock; by J. Fenton & Co. quarriers at Govan colliery.
M'Givin, accountant in Glasgow, Stevenson, Simon,
haberdasher in Edinburgh. Scott & Macbean, merchants in Inverness ; by John DIVIDENDS.
Ross, the trustee there. Caw, James, someti me merchant in Perth; by Steel, William, merchant in Glasgow; by John Robert Peddie, Town-Clerk there.
Fraser, merchant there.
DR. IRVINE OF LITTLE DUNKELD. The death of Dr Irvine has excited a profound charge of pastoral duty, and the most delightful and universal feeling of regret throughout the interchange of cordiality and good deeds. His whole circle of his acquaintances and friends. In professional acquirements were of a very respectthe religious world he was well known as the au- able order. It was a maxim of his, that every thor of several valuable pamphlets on the state of man should unceasingly labour to become an religion in the Highlands, and on the ecclesiastical adept in his particular profession--and, in practice, law of Scotland, and as the warm friend and sup- he completely verified his maxim, being intimateporter, with his purse and pen, of every philanthro- ly acquainted with the history of the Church, pic institution. In the literary world, also, he and of the various sects, schisms, and tenets, that was held in high estimation as an able and pro- prevailed within its pale, in ancient and modern found Celtic and Oriental scholar; and there can times, and being, both in his sermons and conbe no doubt that the cause of Gaelic literature, in versations, a firm advocate of the enlightened particular, has sustained a most important loss by and evangelical views of divine truth, which he his death. He was one of the persons nominated had derived from a careful and critical study of the by the Highland Society of Edinburgh to compile original scriptures. It was, however, in the distheir Celtic Dictionary, and he is understood to charge of the practical duties of his profession that have executed his part of the task, which was his exertions were most unwearied, and that his fortunately completed a short time before his de character most eminently shone. His week-day cease, with uncoinmon ability and success. The attentions to his flock were unremitting ; and the late Dr Stewart of Edinburgh mentions him, in poorest of his parishioners will bear testimony to the preface to his Gaelic grammar, as one of the the open frankness and unaffected kindness of friends to whom he was principally indebted in manner, which always made his advice doubly the composition of that excellent work; and his acceptable, and which led his parishioners to bename is on the records of the Highland Society of lieve that he took a personal rather than a proLondon, as the donor of a large body of Celtic fessional interest in their welfare. MS, poetry, which he is known to have collected It is gratifying to have it to record, as a proof from oral recitation in different parts of the High- of the regard with which the recollection of his lands and Isles, and which, we understand, is con- character is cherished in that part of the country sidered, by the most competent judges, to be the where he was best known, that the inhabitants of most invaluable repository now in existence of a the parish of Little Dunkeld are now busy in floating literature, that, but for him, must have raising a voluntary subscription for the erection been for ever lost to the public.
of an appropriate monument to his memory; and The loss of Dr. Irvine, however, will be longest that the members of a Highland Society, comand most deeply felt by his parishioners and per- posed of persons from all the adjoining parishes, sonal friends. To the latter he was endeared by have only been prevented from contributing for a warm generosity of temper, and an unaffected a similar purpose, from a conviction, that those kindness of manners, that are but rarely combin. who enjoyed the privilege of sitting under his ed, to an equal extent, in the same individual; ministry have the best title to take the lead in and to the former by the most conscientious dis. paying the last marks of respect to his memory.
BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, DEATHS.
BIRTHS. 1824. Feb. 4. At Negapatain, the Lady of Alex. ander Fairlie Bruce, Esq. civil service, a son.
March 3. At Bellary, Madras, the Lady of Lieutenant-Colonel Campbell, 46th regiment, a son.
April 7. At the Retreat, near Aurungabad, the Lady of D. S. Young, Madras medical establishment, and Surgeon to his Highness the Nizam's cavalry brigade, a daughter.
21. Át the Cape of Good Hope, the Lady of Lord Charles Somerset, a daughter.
May 5. At Sympheropole, Sultana Katte Ghery Krim Ghery, a daughter.
9. At Buenos Ayres, the Lady of Woodbine Parish, Esq. his Majesty's Consul-General, a son.
June 29. At Government House, Montreal, Ca, nasla, the Lady of Lieut.-Colonel M'Grigor, 70th regiment, a daughter.
July 25. At Bourn Hall, Cambridgeshire, the Countess Delawarr, a daughter.
7. At Baberton House, the Lady of Archibald Christie, Esq. of Baberton, a son.
- At Annan, the Lady of Robert Dickson, Esq.
29. At Chelsea, Middlesex, the Lady of A. F. Ramsay, Esq. late of the Bengal medical establishment, a son.
30. At Dalkeith, Mrs D. Morison, a daughter/
Aug. 1. The Lady of Major Johnston, 99th re-
5. At Teawig, the Lady of Dr Chisholm, late royal regiment of artillcry, a son.
Aug. 6. At the British Hotel, Edinburgh, the est daughter of the late Lieut-Colonel William Lady of Thomas C. Hagart, Esq. a daughter. Sherrift, Madras cavalry.
The Lady of David Nisbett, Esq. Lower Aug. 9. At Ayr, W. A. Smith, Esq. Adjutant 1st Mall, Hammersmith, a son.
Ayrshire yeomanry cavalry, tó Miss George Eli. 8. At Duncan-Street, Drummond Place, Edin zabeth Crawford of Doonside. burgh, Mrs William Maxwell Little, a son.
- At Southfield Cottage, Mr William Phipps, At Dundee, the Lady of John Sandwith, Esq. Cramond, to Clementina, second daughter of the of Bombay, of twin daughters.
late Alexander Dick, Esq. accountant, Edinburgh. 9. At Castle Fraser, Mrs Fraser, a daughter. 11. At London, Captain Sanderson, Bengal ca.
10. In Melville-Street, Edinburgh, the Lady of valry, to Elizabeth Oswald, eldest daughter of James Edmund Leslie, Esq. a son.
Alexander Anderson, Esq. Chapel-Street, Grosve- At Bonjedward House, Mrs Jerdon, a daugh nor Square. ter.
13. At Inverness, D. Campbell, Esq. surgeon, - At Ely Place, London, Mrs Tweedie, a son. to Alexanderina Forbes, third daughter of the late
14. At London-Street, Edinburgh, Mrs Thomas Captain John Forbes, Grahame, a son.
16. At Crauford, the Hon. George Charles -- At Swithland Rectory, the Right Hon. Lady Grantley Fitzhardinge Berkeley, sixth son of the Harriet Erskine, a daughter.
late Eari of Berkeley, to Caroline Martha, second 20. At Putney-Heath, the Lady of the Hon. daughter of the late Paul Benfield, Esq. Thomas Erskine, a daughter.
- At Edinburgh, Peter Hill, jun. Esq. to Ann, 24. At Heriot-Row, Edinburgh, Mrs Dalyell, of only daughter of Daniel Macdowall, Esq. of St Lingo, a son.
Vincent. Lately. At North Aston, Oxfordshire, Viscoun - At Branxton, George Rennie, Esq. East tess Chet wynd, a daughter.
Craig, to Isabella, only daughter of the late John -- At the seat of the Earl of Winchelsea, the Turnbull, Esq. of Branxton. Lady of Captain Drummond, Coldstream Guards, 17. Al Glasgow, Alex. Stevenson, Esq. W. S. a daughter.
to Catherine, second daughter of Andrew White, - A few days since, a woman was safely deli Esq. Charlotte-Street. vered at Manister, county of Limerick, of two At manse of Meldrum, the Rev. William sons and two daughters, who, with the mother, Grant, minister of Duthil, to Mary, youngest are alive, and doing well.
daughter of the late Dr Garioch.
Invergordon, the Rev. David Fraser, miMARRIAGES.
nister of Dores, to Miss Catharine Stormonth, 1824. Feb. 24. At Bombay, Captain Frederick third daughter of the late Rev. James Stormonth, Roome, superintendeut of cadets, to Miss Evan minister of Airly. der Morison.
- At London, the Earl of Kinnoul, to Louisa, July 16. At Balranald, the Rev. Finlay M.Rae, second daughter of Admiral Sir Charles and Lady minister of North Usit, to Isabella Maria, young. Rowley. est daughter of Colonel Macdonald of Lyndale. - At Haddington, the Rev. Benjamin Laing,
19. At Edinburgh, by the Rev. James Hender Arbroath, to Georgina, sixth daughter of the Rev. son, according to the forms of the Presbyterian Mr Chalmers, Haddington. Church, and, on the 17th current, by the Right 19. At Dumfries, John Clark, Physician to the Rev. Bishop Sandford, according to the forms of forces at Albany barracks, Isle of Wight, to Mary, the English Church, Sir Alexander Don, of New daughter of John Gilchrist, M.D. ton Don, Bart. Representative in Parliament for At Glentyan, the Rev. Henry John Ingilby, the courty of Roxburgh, to Grace Jane, eldest Rector of West Keal, Lincolnshire, to Elizabeth, daughter of John Stein, Esq. Heriot Row.
second daughter of the late Day Hort M.Dowall, 20. At St Paul's Chapel, Edinburgh, Samuel Esq. of Walkingshaw. Beazley, Esq. to Miss E. F. Conway.
20. At Edinburgh, Jacob Keyser, Esq. Profes. 27. At Kensington Church, t'ie Lord Bishop of sor of Chemistry and Natural Philosophy in the Jamaica, to Miss Pope, daughter of the late E. University of Christiana, Norway, to Miss Maria Pope, Esq.
Frances Frederici, daughter of the late Francis bis 28. At Irvine, James Johnston, Esq. town-clerk Frederici, Esq. some time governor of Surinam. of Irvine, to Jean, second daughter of the late 21. At manse of Forglen, James Morrison, Esq. James Crichton, Esq. banker there.
Haughs, to Johnston, eldest daughter of the Rev. - At Inverkeithing, Lieut. Robert Cock, R. N. L. Moyes, minister of Forglen. to Elizabeth Greig Currie, eldest daughter of Wil. 23. At Glasgow, Mr William Motherwell, mer. liam Currie, Esq. of Swintonsbeath.
chant, to Ann Nicol, third daughter of Robert 30. At Beihaven Park, Ellis Dudgeon, Esq. to Nicol, Esq. Hutchesontown. Elizabeth, eldest daughter of the late George At Westfield, Kingston, John Macalpine, Johnston, Esq.
Esq. surgeon, to Ellen, daughter of the late John - At Woodside, Harvey Strong, Esq. American Webster, Esq. Stone O'Morphy, Kincardineshire. Consul, to Janet, eldest daughter of Colin Gilles 25. At the manse of Panbride, the Rev. Wm. pie, Esq.
Robertson of Carmylie, to Dorothea, daughter of 31. Ai Gibraltar, Major John Marshall, Military the Rev. David Trail, Panbride. Secretary to his Excellency General the Earl of - At St Martin's in the fields, London, George Chatham, to Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Wm. Rennie, Esq. junior, of Phantassie, East Lothian, Toye, Esq. Judge of his Majesty's Court of Civil to Jane, eldest daughter of the late John Rennie, Pleas in that garrison.
Esq. Aug. 2. At Dundee, the Rev. G. D. Mudie, of Lately. At 5, Kier-Street, Edinburgh, Mr WilRochford, Essex, to Miss Wedderburn Ainslie, liam Crawford, merchant, Montrose, to Elizabeth, daughter of Mr Ainslie of Dundee.
daughter of the late Mr James Aikman, jun, dis- At Kilmarnock, William Orr, Esq. to Anne, tiller, House of Muir. youngest daughter of the late Alexander Fowlds, Esq.
DEATHS. 3. At Dalyell Lodge, Fifeshire, Robert Lindsay, Esq. second son of the Hon. Robert Lindsay of 1824. Jan. At Bangalore, Lieutenant Patrick Balcarres, to Frances, daughter of Sir Robert Ritchie, of the Hon. East India Company's Mili. Henderson of Straiton, Bart.
tary Service, second son of Alexander Ritchie, - At Musselburgh, Edward, son of James John. Esq. town-clerk of Brechin. ston, Esq. of Clifton, Gloucestershire, to Sarah, Feb. 15. At Bellavy, East Indies, of cholera, eldest daughter of James Porteous, Esq. Mussel Captain James Weir, 7th Madras light infantry. burgh.
19. At Kaira, Bombay, Robert Tod, M.D. Sur. - At Portobello, David Watson, Esq. writer in geon 4th light dragoons. Edinburgh, to Elizabeth, youngest daughter of May 92. On board the ship Charlotte, off the the late Francis Beaumont, Esq. Knockhouse, Cape of Good Hope, Mr William Campbell Farnear Dunfermline. 4. At Kirkbyhill Church, near Boroughbridge,
quharson, second son of the late Dr William Far. James Mellor Brown, Esq. formerly of Gatton
quharson, physician in Edinburgh.
June 19. Ai Madeira, in consequence of a fall side, Roxburghshire, to Mary, eldest daughter of from his horse, Ensign Robert Hamilton FotherMr Jacob Smith, of Givendale Grange. 6. At Edinburgh, Captain Thomas Paterson, of
ingham, of the Bengal infantry, aged 19, only son his Majesty's 63d regiment, to Mary Ann, young
of the late Major J. Fotheringham, of the Madras engineers.
June 27. At George Town, in the district of July 28. At Edinburgh, Susan, youngest daughColumbia, North America, Thomas Wilson, Esq. ter of the late Major Hamilton Maxwell, of Ard. of Dullatur, adrocate.
well. 29. At Frenich, parish of Aberfoyle, Alexander - At Glasgow, Ann Campbell, wife of Mr CoGraham, Esq. of Stronemacnair, aged 101 years. lin Campbell, merchant there.
July 1. In Duke-Street, St James's, London, 29. At her house, in Carrubber's Close, Edin. Major-General Lachlan Macquarie, in the sixty burgh, Agnes Deborah Campbell, aged 81, spouse third year of his age. His conduct from earliest of the late James Miller, preacher of the gospel. youth was marked by a most amiable disposition, - At her house, Hope-Street, Edinburgh, Miss a high sense of honour, and animated zeal for his Blair. profession. He entered the army at the age of 30. At London, Mr William Sharrp, the greatfifteen, and served his King and country for est engraver this country (perhaps Europe) has forty-seven years, in all parts of the world, with ever produced. He died as he lived, a believer great credit. His many excellent qualities en in the divine commission and miraculous concepdeared him to an extensive circle of friends, in all tion of the late Joanna Southcote. classes of society, and it may be truly said, that - At Kilconquhar, Fife, Mrs Magdaline Lizars, no man ever possessed in a higher degree the re wife of Mr John Brewster, printer, 1l, Society, spect and esteem of his superiors, inferiors, and Edinburgh. equals.
31. At Elgin, Robert Joss, Esq. 8. At Harrowgate, in the 19th year of her
- At Glasgow, Mr John Wilson, merchant, in Eliza, youngest daughter of the late Benjamin the 80th year of his age. Outram, Esq. of Butterly Hall.
- At Alloa, Mrs Janet Paterson, wife of Mr 11. At sea, on board the ship Helen from Trini Robert Barton, merchant. dad, whither he had gone for the recovery of his - At the manse of Little Dunkeld, in the 52d health, Mr James Hunter Bogle, second son of year of his age, the Rev. Dr Alexander Irvine, the late Allan Bogle, Esg. Glasgow.
minister of that parish. 90. At his house in Bridgend, Perth, Patrick At his house, Park-Street, Edinburgh, John Richardson, Esq. of Flatfield, sometime one of Brown, Esq. the Magistrates of Perth.
Aug. 1. In Manchester, where he was much re- At Banff, Miss Gordon, Logie, aged 70. spected, Alexander Livingston, a native of Had22. At Portobello, Mr William Dalmahoy. dington, at the advanced age of 98 years. In the
- At Glasgow, in the 6th year of his age, early part of life he served twenty-seven years in William Pattison, Esq. late merchant.
the Scots Greys, during the German war. He - At Balmuto, the Hon. Claud Irvine Boswell, had two horses shot under him at the memorable Lord Balmuto.
battle of Minden; he was severely wounded at – Suddenly, in his carriage, at Great Canford, the battle of Lefelle, where that distinguished near Poole, Thomas Macnamara Russell, Esq. corps suffered very much. He was a pensioner Admiral of the White.
of Chelsea Hospital nearly fifty years. He retain23. At Edinburgh, Mr James Murray, late ed his faculties till within a few minutes of his combmaker, High-Street.
death; and a few days prior to his dissolution he - At Bristol, Mr Stewart Cruickshank, son of related with enthusiasm the earliest achievements the late Rev. Alexander Cruickshank, minister of of his active life. He was buried at St John's Mearns.
Church with military honours, by order of Lieu. 24. At Stevenson Mains, Mrs Elizabeth West, tenant-Colonel Sir Thomas Pate Hankin, comspouse of William Bogue, Esq. of Kirkland. manding the Scots Greys, who are now stationed
- At Leith, Mr Alexander Smith, merchant, in Manchester barracks. This gentleman heard aged 52.
of the death of the old soldier, and with the true 25. At Halyburton, Berwickshire, after a few feeling of a military man, gave immediate direcdays illness, Mr John Fairbairn, long tenant there, tions for his interment to be sanctioned by the atand author of “a Treatise on Sheep-farming, by tendance of a suitable guard, the regimental band a Lammermuir Farmer."
of music, who played solemn dirges, a horse pro26. At Paris, Charles Smith, son of Patrick perly caparisoned, and military mourners, conChiene, Esq. late of Pluaug.
sisting of a Captain, a subaltern, three serjeants, - At Marseilles, Charles Rowatt of Kilkevan, two corporals, and forty privates. The friends Esq.
of the deceased were the chief mourners, and At Mary's Place, Stockbridge, Edinburgh, Mrs three vollies were fired over the old man's grave, Susan Sangster, wife of Mr John Parker, S.S.C. - As Scotscraig House, William Dalgleish, Esq.
At Edinburgh, the Rev. Robert Doig, one of Scotscraig. of the ministers of the parish of St. Nicholas, - At manse of Irongray, Mrs Anne Campbell, Aberdeen, in the 56th year of his age, and the wife of the Rev. Dr Dow, minister of Irongray. 34th of his ministry.
- At Burnhouse, Joseph Calder, Esq. 27. At Corey Park, near Stirling, Wm. Drum - At Burtisland, Mr Andrew Hutchison, mond, sen. nurseryman, aged 63.
town-clerk. - At Ashmore, Robert Gordon, Esq. of Ash 2. At Godstone, Surrey, on his way to Wormore, younger of Invernettie.
thing for the recovery of his health, in the 29th At Edinburgh, the Hon. Miss Bethia Ha year of his age, the Rev. Alexander Waugh, A.M. milton.
Minister of the Scots church, Miles's Lane, and - At manse of Wamphray, the Rev. Mr Joseph son of the Rev. Dr Waugh, minister of the Scots Kirkpatrick, minister of that parish, in the 75th church, Well-Street. year of his age, and 47th of his ministry.
- At her house in Gilmore-Street, Edinburgh, At South Wellington Place, Glasgow, Henry Mrs Isabella Telfer, widow of Alexander Telfer, Thomson, Esq.
Esq. of Luscar. 28. At Dun House, Miss Erskine of Dun. By 3. Suddenly, at his house, River Bank, forty her death the country has lost one of its warmest miles up the Mohawk river, North America, Mr and steadiest friends, the neighbourhood a most James Archibald, farmer: late of the Little Cum excellent mernber of society, and her relations bray, by the Isle of Bute: much respected. one of their number whose heart ever glowed - At East Mill, near Brechin, Patrick Wilson, with the most sincere affection and truest friend Esq. in the 43d year of his age. ship. Her domesties and dependents have lost - At Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, Mr in her a kind and benevolent lady, who had much Thomas Kirkland, an eminent surgcon of that enjoyment in seeing them all comfortable and town. He was a son of Dr Kirkland, late a celehappy. The poor never applied to her without brated physician of the same place, upon whose obtaining relief; nor did they even need to apply evidence Earl Ferrers suff red death at Tyburn to her, for she herself sought out the distressed, as a common felon, for shooting his steward. the widow, and fatherless, and, without ostenta 4. At Cheltenham, Thos. Jameson, M.D, aged tion, delighted in alleviating their miseries as far 71, where he had been a resident physician twentyas she could. She bore a long and severe illness
two years. with much Christian fortitude and resignation, At Orrard, Mrs Richardson, lady of the late and beheld the approach of death with compo James Richardson, Esq. of Pitfour Castle, much sure and peace, supported by the blessed hope of and justly regretted. She bore her distress with life and immortality beyond death and the grave. great magnanimity and Christian fortitude; and
- At Monmouth, John Charles Colins, M. D. to all who knew her private life she has left an of Swansea.
example how to live and how to die. To clothe
the naked, feed the hungry, and shelter the or Aug. 16. At Sandwich, Mr Frend, landlord of the phan and fatherless, seemed to constitute the Mermaid inn. The deceased, with sereral young pleasure and happiness of her life, and the cause men, a few days back, were enjoying themselves was only extinct with her breath. Her acts of in a field running, when a blade of grass by some charity and benevolence, which were not local, means cut his foot, and the wound gradually getbut extended to the abodes of distress wherever
ting worse, caused his speedy dissolution. they were, will long be remembered with grate 16. At Newtown, Paisley, at an advanced age, ful emotions, especially by those who shared her Miss Mary Rainy: bounty. The remains were brought from Orrard - At Arbroath, in the 58th year of his age, to Pitfour on Saturday, and the funeral took the Rer. John Cruikshanks, pastor of the Scots place on Tuesday. The tenantry, and others Episcopal Church there. from the neighbourhool, to show the deep sorrow - At Edinburgh, Mr James Richardson, surthey felt for the loss of so amiable and useful a
geon and druggist. Jady, assembled to pay their last tribute of grati 17. At Leith, Peter F. Hay, son of Mr John tude to the memory of one whose tender and ge Hay, ship-owner. nerous heart was ever open to the cry of misery At inverness, Mrs Sirella M'Iver, relict of and distress, and whose bountiful hand was ever the late Rev. Murdoch M'Iver, minister of Lochready to administer, to the wants of the suffering, alsh. the necessaries and comforts of life, and along - At Mendorsale, near Strathaven, James Milwith these the use of medical aid when necessary. lar, Esq. advocate.
Aug. 5. At Dumfries, Mr James Dinniston, late - At Rock!ill, Argyllshire, Mrs M'Lachlan, merchant there.
sen. of M.Lachlan, in the 91st year of her agc. - At Mary's Cottage. Trinity, Mrs J. Linning.
18. At Glasgow, Lieutenant James Joseph Gor6. At Tynefield, William Hunter, Esq.
don, R. N. aped 4! years, only son of Captain 7. Mrs Jessic Hamilton, wife of John Glassford, Gordon, late o? Gordon Bank. Hopkirk, Esq. W. S., in the 28th year of her age. -- Mrs Heugh, relict of John Heugh of Cart9. At Bath, Major-General William Augustine
cows, Esq. Prevosi, C. B. son of the late Major-General, and - At Cupar, Mr Peter Morgan, Supervisor of brother of the late Lieutenant-General Sir George Excise. Prevost, Bart.
19. In the 28th year of her age, Susanna David. - At Juniper Green, Colinton, Lieut. Henry son, wife of William Kirkaldy, Esq. merchant in Rymer, R. N.
Dundee. 10. In Lauriston Lane, Edinburgh, Francis, the - At Edinburgh, William Calder, Esq. late only son of Leonard Horner, Esq.
Lord Provost of that city, much and deeply re- At Glasgow, Mrs Powleti, the widow of
gretted. Lieutenant-Colonel Horatio Armand Powlett, in At the Bridge of Allan, near Stirling, Mrs her 86th year.
Ann Thomson, second daughter of the late Alex. - At Cornhill, in the Cith year of his age, Law.
Thomson, tobacconist, Edinburgh, and spouse of rence Robertson, Esq. of Cornhill, late Provost Robert Rankin, some time general agent, Kathaof Perth.
rine-Street, there. 11. At Edinburgh, Maria Jane Craigie, eldest 20. At Dalnaspidal, Blair Atholl, Lieut.-Colonel daughter of Captain Edmund Craigie, of the Hon. George Johnston, brother to the Right Hon. Lady East India Company's service.
Gray. - At Aberdeen, in the 22d year of her age, -- At London, Thomas Trevor Hampden. Vis Jane Allan Kidd, daughter of the Rev. Dr Kidd. count Hampden and Baron Trevor of Bromham.
12. At Rothesay, at an advanced age, the Rer. At Eden, Mrs Grant Duff, reliet of the late James Ramsay, formerly minister of the gospel John Grant, Esq. of Kincardine O'Neil. in Glasgow.
- At Edinburgh, Mr Daniel Miller, late of the 13. In Upper Gower-Street, London, Lucy Eliza Excise. beth, wife of Lord Maurice Drummond.
22. At Inverleith Mains, Mr George Lauder, - At Clifton, Lieut. John Bushnan, R. N., aged farmer. 28. He sailed with Captains Ross and Parry in 23. At Stranraer, James Mackay, Esq. merchant, the three north-west expeditions, and was at Glasgow, in the Coth year of his age. tached to the overland expedition destined for Lately. At Tewkesbury, a few days since, ThoBehring's Straits, under Captain Franklin. mas Tippen, a Chelsea, pensioner, in his 100th
14. At Glasgow, Dr William Buchanan, late year. The veteran enjoyed his faculties in tolerSurgeon of the 82d regiment of foot.
able perfection until a very short period before - At Edinburgh, Mrs Jean Lawton, widow of his death. He entered the army in his 230 year, Edward Lawton, Esq. of the island of Jamaica. and served as a private in the 20th regiment at
- At his house, Dean Bank, Captain James the memorable battle of Minden, as well as in five Matthew.
other general actions on the continent. 15. At Edinburgh, the Rev. James Duguid, - At Okegem, near Ninove, in the Netherlands, third son of the Rev. John Duguid, minister of a woman named Marie De Brakeleer, aged 103. Evie and Rendal, Orkney, aged 27.
She possessed her intellectual faculties to the last, - At Glasgow, in the 28th year of his age, Mr and her hair was long, black, and thick. John Johnston, formerly midshipman on board - On board his Majesty's ship Owen Glendower, H. M. S. Royal Oak, 74 guns, Admiral Sir Pult on his passage home from the coast of Africa, Mr ney Malcolm, and, at the period of his decease, Thos. Thornson, youngest son of the Rev. George agent for the Forth and Clyde Canal Company. Thomson, minister of Melrose.
J. Ruthren & Son, Printers,
THE SCOTTISH GALLOVIDIAN ENCYCLOPEDIA *. This is, beyond all question, the most extraordinary, not to say, monstrous production of the present age. That there are individuals capable of any extravagance may well be believed ; but here the cause of astonishment is, that the press, accommodating as it is to every species of folly, should have become subservient to the purposes of such an obscene, drivelling blockhead as John Mactaggart. By what " windlasses and assays of bias” he got it to work for him, and throw into the lap of gaping curiosity a work compounded of all that is offensive and abominable, and which exhibits intellect in the lowest stage of infirmity, must, even in this book-making age, be matter of wonder.
In point of propriety, we should, before taking any notice of his work, introduce the reader to its redoubtable author, whose history forms one of the most imposing articles in his Encyclopedia. " The Friday night before Keltonhill fair was the night in which I, gomerall Johnie, first opened my mouth in this wicked world." His grandfather's grandfather, it appears, got his head cloven (an accident which was sufficient to lay the foundation of a hereditary complaint) " at the brack o' Dunbar, fighting in the Highland army against Oliver Cromwell.” What brack this was, or what a brack is, we profess not to know; but of this we are certain, that Old Noll never encountered a Highland Host at Dunbar, or elsewhere. His father, we are told, is a farmer ; and throughout John's " pilgrimage on earth, from the cradle, till this moment, he has never met with any whom he considered had so much native strength of intellect.” Upon no higher authority than the testimony of his son, we shall suppose Mactaggart, senior, to be a most judicious personage ; and so supposing and believing, but denying to him the attribute of foresight, we sincerely grieve for his domestic afflictions, the greatest of all which we conceive to be the one which developed itself on “the Friday night before Keltonhill fair.” The Jewish law prescribed penances for the act of involuntary manslaughter; and to a man of tender conscience, the act, however involuntary, of begetting such a being as our author, must appear equally heinous. John, at an early age, was placed, along with some brothers and sisters, under the tuition of a half-grown boy, “who taught and lashed them occasionally;" and John was most happy when the seed-time commenced, because this juvenile dominie was then transferred from the thrashing to the harrowing department. When six years of age, our author had no companion at home “ but a howlet," - the
The Scottish Gallovidian Encyclopedia, or the Original, Antiquated, and Natural Curiosities of the South of Scotland; containing sketches of eccentric characters and curious places, with explanations of singular words, terms, and phrases ; interspersed with poems, tales, anecdotes, &c., and various other strange matters ; the whole illustrative of the ways of the peasantry, and manners of Caledonia ; drawn out and alphabetically arranged. By John Mactaggart.