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ALPHABETICAL List of Scotch BANKRUPTCIES and DIVIDENDS, announced

October 1824 ; extracted from the Edinburgh Gazette.
SEQUESTRATIONS.

DIVIDENDS. Clark, Charles, in Glendow, cattle-dealer and Gordon, William, sometime corn merchant in St. fish-curer in Sutherlandshire

Andrew's; at the Town-Clerk's Office there Martin, James, & Co. manufacturers in Paisley King. George, H. merchant in Glasgow; by John Spence, George, merchant, Piccardy Place, Ein Eadie, accountant there burgh

Richardson, Robert, late merchant in and provost West & Eckford, coach-makers in Edinburgh.

of Lochmaben; by John Brand, merchant, DIVIDENDS.

Dumiries Christie, Andrew, late merchant in Leith; by R. Sturrock, William, deceased, merchant in Dun. Mowbray, merchant there.

dce; by the trustee there.

Obituary.

DEATH OF DR WALTER OUDNEY. Extract of a letter from Licutenant Clapperton too weak to ride his horse. We proceeded on our to Mr Consul Warrington, dated Kano, %d Feb. road for ten miles that day, and then halted, and 18-4:

on the following day five miles farther, to a

town called Murmur. On the morning of the " The melancholy task has fallen to me to re. 12th he crdered the camels to be loaded at dayport to you the ever-to-be-lamente death of my light, and drank a cup of coffee, and I assisted friend Dr Walter Oudney. We left Kuka on the him to dress. When the camels were loaded, lith day of December 1823, and by easy journeys with the assistance of his servant and me he arrived at Bedukartea, the westerninost town in came out of his tent. I saw then that the hand the kingdom of Bornou. During this part of the of death was upon him, and that he had not an journey he was recovering strength very fast; but hour to live. i begged him to return to his tent on leaving Belukarfea and entering the Beder and lie down, which he did, and I sat down beside territory, on the nigh' of the 26th and morning him; he expired in about hali an hour after. of the 27th, we ha: such an intense cold, that the I sent immediately to the Governor of the water was frozen in the dishes, and the water town to acquaint him with what had happened, skins as hard as boards. Here the poor Doctor and to desire he would point out a spot where I got a severe cold, and continued to grow weaker might bury iny friend, and also to have people to every day. At this time he told me when he left wash the boy and dig the grave, which was Kuka he expected his disorder would allow him speedily complied with. I had dead-clothes made to perform all his country expected from him, from some turbans that were intended as prebut that now his death was near, and he request sents; and as we travelled as Englishmen, and ser. ed me to deliver his papers to Lord Bathurst, and vants of his Majesty, I considered it my most into say he wished Mr Barrow might have the ar. dispensable duty to read the service of the dead rangement of them, if agreeable to the wishes of over the grave, according to the rites of the his lordship.

Church of England, which happily was not ob“On the 2d of January 1824, we arrived at the jected to; but, on the contrary, I was paid a good city of Katayum, where we remained till the 10th, deal of respect for so doing. I then bought two partly to see if the Doctor, by staying a few days, sheep, which were killed, and given to the poor; wou d gain a little strength to pursue his journey. and I had a clay wall built round the grave to On leaving Katagum he rode a camel, as he was

preserve it."

THE LATE MR ALEXANDER HACKET. This gentleman, who died on the 17th October, and deemed them alike unworthy of his own for. before his name goes down the oblivious stream giveness and of that of Heaven. The finelyof time, merits particular notice-not on account drawn character of the daring and chivalrous of any superior accomplishments of mind or per Redgauntlet is now no fiction of a poetic imagison, but for the singular, and in his opinion, nation. Although no warrior, indeed, our friend proud and enviable distinction, that he was per: possessed a loyalty as devoted, as disinterested, haps the last of the pure “ Divine right” Scottish and certainly as persevering as that of the loftyJacobites. Born in a part of Scotland, where the minded Lord of the Solway. We have said that arlherents of the exile house of Stuart prevailed Mr Hacket persevered in his principles of Jacoalmost universally, he drew in with his earliest bitism to a patriarchal age-and how could it be breath those principles of unboun led attachment otherwise? 'Seated in his arm-chair, in his snug, to that illustrious but fallen dynasty which ani well-arranged parlour, wherever he turned his mated his whole life, and were esteemed by him eye, the countenance of a Royal Stuart beamed of equal, it not superior importance to the moral full upon him, and with benignant looks seemed virtues. The rapid march of time, of opinion, to encourage his perseverance in the best of cauand of those inighty revolutions which lately ses, and to beckon him to realms of eternal day, shook the fabric of social order to its foundation, where no rebel dare shew his Satanic visage. passed by him unheeded, or were viewed with Mr Hacket's small parlour was hung round with sovereign contempt, when compared with the portraits, as large as life, of the latter Princes of master passion of his soul; and the year 1824 the House of Stuart, with one exception. А found this singular being, at a very advanced age, roguish picture-dealer had induced him to pur. exactly the same in manners, principles, and in chase a Queen Elizabeth in place of a Queen Mary. dress, as were the most enthusiastic contemporary When Mr H. discovered this cheat, (for he was adherents of the Chevalier St. George, or Charles no great connoisseur in pictures), he endeavoured Edward Stuart. The wealth of Britain would to exchange the hated daughter of Tudor for the have been offered in vain as the price of his alle lovely Queen of Scots. Batfied in this attempt, giance, even to our present gracious Sovereign. and unwilling to permit so large a blank in his As no earthly consideration could shake the parlour, he placed Queen Elizabeth in a situation steady purpose of his soul, so he viewed with in where he might daily have the pleasure of turnexpressible indignation the “ apostacy" of others, ing his back upon her.

DAVID CAREY, ESQ. Died, October 4, at his father's house, in Ar. and benevolence of his disposition, and the purity broath, after a protracted illness, in the prime of and integrity of his character. His short life, spent life, David Carey, Esq., known to the public by in acquiring and dispensing knowledge, is deserve the elegance and versatility of his literary talents, ing of commemoration, as it is interesting to learnand este med by his friends for the ingenuousness ing and to benevolence. When he had finished his

Achool education, he was appointed to assist his lity of his Highland friends and neighbours. He father, a respectable manufacturer, in the manage conducted the “ Boston Gazette" during a coment of his business; but the aspirations of ambi- siderable part of 1812; and returning, finally, to tion, and the visions of fame, which he had early London, renewed his connexion with the public cherished, with all the ardour of youthful enthu- journals, and his commerce with the venders of siasm, determined him to embrace the profession literature. With the exception of a short visit to of literature. On coming to Edinburgh, to have his Paris, on some literary speculation, at a subsequent name enrolled among the writers of verse, with period, his labours, from this time, were not inlegitimate credentials, he found his way to Mr terrupted by any casual adventure, and only diConstable, the liberal patron of young men of versified by the succession of temporary ocurregenius, aspiring to literary distinction, who invited ces. At length, weary of perpetual struggles, him to take a temporary charge of a department agitated by reiterated disappointments, and leed of his business, allied, in some degree, to the pro- ing himself every day declining in a hopeless de fession of literature. A desire of extending his cay, he returned, with a calm resignation, to the knowledge of the world, and of assuming the pre- home of his infancy, to receive the attentions of carious avocation of an author by profession, in- parental affection; and sinking gradually, without duced him, soon after, to repair to London, where suffering, during eighteen months, expired, where he obtained, through several gradations, the di- he drew his first breath, when he had scarcely cumrection of various departments of the periodical pleted his forty-second year, press.

Besides the poems above-mentioned, he wou The ability he displayed in advocating the mea- tributed largely to · The Poetical Magazine, or sures of the Whig-party, whose side he espoused, the Temple of the Muses", consisting chietty of drew on him the attention of Mr Windhain, who original Poems, 2 vols. Svo. 1804, of which he sought his acquaintance, admitted him to his con- was the editor; and printed, separately and sus fidence, and requited his services by offering him cessively, the following porms, generally distinan office at the Cape-of-Good-Hope, which, at the guished by an agreeable combination of sentimient height of his expectations, he thought unworthy and imagery, purity and feeling, elegance and of his acceptance. On the change of Ministry, harmony: "The Pleasures of Nature, in 19mo. without a single expectation accomplished or de- 1802, " The Reign of Fancy, a Poem, with Notes: sign fulfilled, he consoled himself and his patrons Lyric Tales, &c." 12mo. 1804; " Poems, fchiedy by exposing the intrigues and censuring the mea. Amatory," 12mo. 1807; “ The Lord of the De sures of the new administration in a satirical poem, sert, Sketches of Scenery, Foreign and Domestic “ Ins and Outs, or the State of Parties, by Chron- Odes, and other Poems,* 12mo. 1821. The follos. onhotonthologos.” 8vo. 1807 ; dedicated to Lord ing works of fiction, also, proceeded from his vero Grenville. Of this seasonable pamphlet, two large satile and prolific pen : “ The Secrets of the Castle, editions were bought up in a few weeks. On the a Novel,"2 vols, 12mo. 181.3; * Lochvel, or the establishment of the " Inverness Journal," in 1807, Field of Culloden, a Novel," 3 vols 19mna 181; he was invited, on the recommendation of Mr founded on the catastrophe of the Dorthern rebelConstable, to undertake the office of Editor, which lion, and exhibiting a vivid picture of local scenery, he discharged, under many disadvantages, during and a faithful representation of Highland society a space of five years, with the general approbation and manners. of the country. Previous to his relinquishing the In recording these circumstances of the life of management of the Journal, in the prosperity of this elegant poet and agreeable novelist, so pre. which he was not permitted to share, he printed maturely closed, the painful reflection is unavoid. at the Journal press " Craig-Phadric, a descriptive able, that the profession of literature, by which poem ; Visions of Sensibility; with Legevdary emoluinent and fame are sometimes obtained, Tales, and Occasional Pieces;" 8vo. 1811; dedicated neither augmented his prosperity and self-happé. to Lord Seaforth, with historical Notes; a tribute, ness, nor averted the doom of descending in obchietly, of gratitude for the kindness and hospita- seurity to the grave.

BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, DEATHS.

Oct. 12. At Dinan, France, Mrs Ralston of Tower-hill, a daughter.

BIRTHS. 1824. Aug. 8. At St. Croix, West Indies, the Lady of Joseph Bushby, Esq. a son.

Sept. 15. At his Lordship's house. at Cowes, in the Isle of Wight, the Lady of Lord Francis Leveson Gower, M. P. a son.

21. At Inverugie, Mrs Stuart, a daughter.

23. At Banchory, the Lady of Lieut-Colonel Wood, a son.

24. Mrs Dr Fletcher, Irvine, a son.

- At Paradise House, near Castletown, Isle of Man, the Lady of General Cumming, a son.

26. At Losset, Mrs Macneal of Ugadale, a daughter.

Oct. 3. At North Berwick manse, Mrs Balfour Graham, a son.

4. At Heriot Row, Edinburgh, Mrs Mackenzie, of Inverinate, a daughter.

- At Campsall Park, the Lady of Sir Joseph Radcliffe, Bart. a son and heir.

- At 9, Albany-Street, Edinburgh, Mrs Cargill, a daughter.

6. At Edinburgh, Mrs Borthwick, younger of Crookston, a son.

- At Waterford, the wife of Capt. Dunn, R. N. a son.

8. In Portland Place, London, the Lady of M. Stewart Nicolson, Esq. a daughter.

- In Charlotte-Street, Edinburgh, the Lady of William Dermer, Esq. a son.

9. At Edinburgh, the Lady of William Ogilvy, Esq. younger of Chesters, a son.

!1. At Glasgow, the Lady of Captain Taylor, Hon. East India Company's service, a daughter.

12. Mrs Knowles, of Kirkville, a daughter,

- At Edinburgh, the Lady of Norman Lock. hart, Esq. a daughter.

Mrs Mackenzie Ross, of Aldie, a son.

15. At Edinburgh, Mrs Baillie, of Culterallers, son.

- At Gogar House, the Lady of A. Maitland Gibson, younger of Cliftonhall, Esq. a son.

16. At Ballinaby, Mrs Campbell, a daughter.

19. At Whim, the Lady of Archibald Montgo mery, Esq. a son

- At Warriston Crescent, Edinburgh, Mrs Car. michael, a daughter

20. At Edinburgh, the Lady of Lieut.-General Sir John Hope, G.C.B. a son.

- Al Glorat, the Lady of Capt. Stirling, a son. 23. In Abercromby Piace, Elinburgh, the Lady of Charles Wake, Esq. a son.

At Heriot Row, Edinburgh, the Lady of Alex. Norman Macleod, Esq. a daughter.

24. Mrs Johnston, of Sands, a son.

25. At Edinburgh, the Lady of Alex. Deans, Esq. Master in Chancery in the island of Jamaica, a daughter.

26. At Rose Park, Mrs Dunbar, a son, 27. At Edinburgh, the Lady of William L. White, Esq. advocate, a son.

Lately. At Stirling, the Lady of John Fraser, Esq. advocate, a daughter.

- At Geddes House, the Lady of Wm. Mackin. tosh, Esq. of Geddes, a daughter.

MARRIAGES.
1824. Aug. At Fredericktown, New Brunswick.
Major M.Nair, of the 52d light infantry, to Miss
Eleanor Stansur, daughter of the Right Rev. the
Lord Bishop of Nova Scotia.

Sept. At London, Captain Alexander Fraser, royal engineers, eldest son of Vice-Admiral Fra

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ser, to Cecile, only daughter of the late Count de Louisa, eldest daughter of the late Wm. Corbin, Jullienne.

Esq. of Guernsey. Sept. 14. Ar Fenwick, James Wylie, Esq. of Oct. 18. At Sundrum, the Rev. George Colville, Gameshill, to Jean, second daughter of Mr John minister of Kilwinning, to Janet Maria, daughter Kerr, Stewarton.

of the late Alex. Macdougal, Esq. 23. At the house of the British Ambassador, at - At Woodhill, James Hadden, jun. Esq. to Paris, Lieut-Colonel the Hon. James Knox, son Elizabeth, eldest daughter of George Hogarth, of Viscount Northland, to Mary Louisa, eldest Esq. of Woodhill daughter of Edward Taylor, of Bifrons, in the By the Rev. J. Temple, A. M., domestic county of Kent, Esq. and niece to Major-General chaplain to the Right Hon. the Earl of Dalhousie, Sir Herbert Taylor.

James Harnilton, Esq. of Bangour, to Mary, third 27. At Montrose, the Rev. John Wood, A. M., daughter of the Hon. Wm. Maule, of Panmure, to Annabella, second daughter of Capt. Bryden,

M. P. of that place.

19. Captain Robert Gordon, of the 45th regi. - Ai Dublin, the Rev. W. H. Drummond, ment, to Miss Anne Gordon, only daughter of D. D. minister of the Presbyterian Church of John Gordon, Esq. W. S. 61, Frederick-Street. Strand-Street, to Miss Catharine Blackly, daugh - At Edinburgh, Hugh Craig, Esq. Wallace ter of the late Robert Blackly, Esq. ot' Lurgan. Bank, Kilmarnock, to Isabela, eldest daughter of Street.

the Rev. James Porteous. 28. Lord Henry Seymour Moore, only brother 20. At Edinburgh, Mr Wm. Finch, merchant, to the Marquis of Drogheda, to Mary, second Louisiana, to Janet, second daughter of the late daughter of Sir Henry Parnell, Bart. M. P. for Mr Alex. Tweedie, merchant, Edinburgh. the Queen's county, and niece of the Marquis of - At Edinburgh, Mr Thomas Thomson, merBute and Earl of Portarlington.

chant, Louisiana, to Isabella, third daughter of Oct. 1. At Edinburgh, William Henry Dowbig the late Mr Alex. Tweedlie, merchant, Edinburgh. gin, Esq. to Georgina, fourth daughter of the 21. At London, Sir P. Musgrave, Bart. M. P. Hon. William Maule, of Panmure, M. P.

Edenhall, to Miss Fluyder, niece to the Countess - At Riccarton, William Kaye, of the Middle of Lonsdale. Teniple, Esq. Barrister at Law, to Mary Cecilia, - At London, John Lister Kaye, Esq. eldest eldest daughter of James Gibson Craig, of Riccar son of Sir John Lister Kaye, Bart. to Miss Arton, Esq.

buthnot, niece to the Right llon. Charles Arbuth- At Glasgow, Thomas Galbraith Logan, Esq. not and of the ishop: M. D. Surgeon of the 5th dragoon guards, to 27. At Balmungie, James Lumsdaine, of LathMrs Marion Ann Snodgrass, relict of John Bu allan, Esq. to Sophia, eldest daughter of Williard chanan, Esq. of Radrishmore.

Lindsay, Esq. of Balmungie. - At Aberdeen, William Forbes Robertson, Lately. At Dublin, the Rev. Arthur Irwin to Esq. of Hazlehead, to Helen, youngest daughter Jeinima, eldest daughter of the late Athmuhty of James Hadden, Esq.

Richardson, of Richmont, county of Longford, 5. At Dedham, Margaret, second daughter of Esq. the late Major General Borthwick, of the Royal - At St. Mary-le-bonne Church, London, RichArtillery, to George Round, Esq. of Lexden, near ard Ford, Esq. of Gloucester Place, to Harriet, Colchester.

daughter of the Earl of Essex. - At Hampton Court, the Hon. and very Rev. - At St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, London, Philip the Dean of Windsor, to Charlotte Selina, second Macpherson, of the 30th foot, to Caroline Maria, daughter of Richard Moore, Esq. of Hampton eldest daughter of E. Barnette, Esq. of New BondCourt Palace.

Street - At Edinburgh, Peter Clarke Gibson, Esq. surgeon, to Catherine, second daughter of the

DEATHS. late John M.Kenzie, Esq. of Strathgarve.

- At Hermitage Place, Leith, Mr Ebenezer 1822. Sept. 27. At Wilet Medinet, a day's jour. Watson, to Isabella, daughter of W.Thorburn, Esq. ney from Senaar, from whence he was proceed

- John Lewis Graham Balfour, Esq. W. S. to ing in an attempt to penetrate up to the source Alexis, eldest daughter of Charles Mercer, 'Esq. of the Bahr Colitaid, Capt. Robert James Gordon, Allan Park, Stirling.

R. N. who had often distinguished himself during - At Millfield, Haddington, Peter Crooks, Esq. the late war. He was third son of Capt. Gordon, W. S. to Marion, daughter of Mr Peter Dods. of Everton, near Bawtry. His death adds ano

- Alexander Warrand, Esq. Madras medical ther victim to the melancholy list of those who establishment, to Emilia Mary Davidson, second have perished in the cause of African discovery. daughter of H. R. Duff, Esq. of Muirtown, Inver. 1824. Feb. 11. Near Sumbulpore, in the prime ness-shire.

of life, Lieut. Adam Davidson, of the 11th regi6. At Elgin, William M. MacAndrew, Esq. mer. ment Bengal native infantry, youngest son of chant in Lisbon, to Anne, second daughter of Mr the late Robert Davidson, Esq. of Pinnaclehill. Forsyth, bookseller in Elgin.

June 1. At Madras, Mrs Isabella Allan, wife of 11. At Dalserf, James Bruce, of Broomhill, Esq. P. Cleghorn, Esq. barrister at law, and Registrar to Janet, third daughter of William Jamieson, of the Supreme Court of Madras. Esq. merchant in Glasgow.

12. At Calcutta, Sir John Macdonald, K.C.B. a 12. At Garngad Hill, Dr M. S. Buchanan, to Lieutenant-General in the Hon. Company's serAgnes, youngest

daughter of William Leechman, vice, aged 76. His remains were interred on the Esq. merchant, Glasgow.

18th in the evening, between five and six o'clock, - At Edinburgh, Dr Andrew Turnbull, to attended by his Excellency the Commander in Margaret, third daughter of George Young, Esq. Chief, all the General Staff, and a large body of accountant of Excise.

civilians, who assembled to pay the last tribute of - At Mayfield, Lieut. William Bremner, of respect to one of the oldest officers of the Hon. the 21th regiment, Madras army, to Georgina Company's service in India,, Huntly, fourth daughter of the late James Ro July 21. At Acra, west coast of Africa, Alexanbertson, of Mayfield, Esq. W. S.

der Mackay Geddes, M. D. Assistant Surgeon 13. At Aberdeen, Major J. S. Sinclair, royal Royal African colonial corps, youngest son of artillery, to Euphemia, eldest daughter of the John Geddes, Esq. late of the Adjutant-General's late Thomas Buchan, Esq. of Auchmacoy. department, North Britain.

- At London, Henry Lyster, Esq. of Rowton Aug. 9. In Davidson county, North Carolina, Castle, in the county of Salop, to Lady Charlotte Mr Barnet Weir, aged about 120 years. He was Barbara Ashley Cooper, daughter of the Earl of a native of Germany, but had been an inhabitant Shaftesbury.

of Davidson county as far back as the oldest in11. At London, Charles Murray, Esq. of St. Pe habitant could recollect. ter's College, Cambridge, third son of Major-Ge. 11. At issolonghi, Lord Charles Murray, neral John Murray, late Licutenant-Governor of youngest son of the Duke of Atholl. Demerara, to Fre lerica Jane, second daughter of Sept. 7. Captain James Ellis, age 1 79 years, the the late Prederick Groves, Esq.

oldest Commander in the navy. Previous to tho 16. Christopher James Magnay, Esq. of College breaking out of the late war, he was First Lien. Hill, ellest son of Alderman Magnay, to Caroline, tenant of the Arethusa, and was wounded in the third daughter of Sir Charles Flower, Bartof celebrated action with the Belle Poule, in June Mill Hill, Middlesex.

1778, after which the Arethusa was sent to Ports. - At Guerusey, James Cockburn, Esq. to Maria mouth to relit. For his conduct in that action

of his age.

he was mache a Commander, and commanded the Park. Twelve years ago, in the same month of Orestes.

the year, two sons of the same gentleman, of the Sept. 10. At Copenhagen, Mr Rothe, aged 94, fa- same names, and of similar ages, died sit.in ther of the bookselling trade in Denmark, and twenty-four hours of each other, of the same dismost probably of Europe. He came originally order. from Germany, and edited the works of Klopstock. Oct. 6. At Edinburgh, Robert Well Food, second

- At Carskey, Lieut-Colonel Malcolm Mac- son of Robert Clarke, of Comrie, Esq. peil of Car: key.

- At Edinburgh, the Rer. Robert Elliot, Ree11. At l'alion, near Liverpool, David Graham, tor of Wheldrake and Huggate, in Yorkshire. Esq. the last surviving son of the late Robert -- At Kirkton, near Dumbarton, Mr Robert Graham, Esq. of l'intry.

Knox, late merchant in Glasgow, in the 90th year 20. At Geneva, Miss Robina Burnside, niece of the late Col. Robert Wright, of Charlotte Square, 7. At Stockbridge, Mr George Mitchel, merEdinburgh.

chant, Leith. - At Langdales, in the parish of Ainstable, - Mr J. Otridge, bookseller, of the Strand, Mrs Isabella Hogarth, aged 10.3 years. She was London, aged 55. attended to the grave by no fewer than 16 great. 8. At Woorthill, Robert Miln, Esq. of Woodtill grand-children.

9. At Falkirk, Miss Helen Scoti, daughter of 22. At Forth-Street, Edinburgh, Margaret Anne, the late David Scott, Esq. of Vetherbenholm. eldest daughter of the late Jolm Thomson, Esq. -- it Kingston, East Lothian, Willian Lawrie,

25. At Bath, Captain Brathwaite Christie, late Esq
of the 5ti dragoon guards, third son of the late At the Barracks, Chichester, Capt. Milver,
Admiral Christie of Baberton.

Osth foot.
2.5. at Tron, Lieut. Bowie, R. N. and Com- 10. At Whitehill, the wife of John Robison, Esq.
mander of the Duke of Portland', yacht.

Coates (resident. At Gunton, Norfolk, the Right Hon. Geor- 11. At Inverleith House, James Rocheid, Esq. gina Lady Sutlield, wife of the Right Hon. Ed. of Inverleith. ward Lord Suthield, and only child of the late - At Coblentz, of apoplexy, his Excelleney Bar Righ: Hon. Creo. Edward Venables Lord Vernen. ron Thielman, General of cavalry, and Corumas

- In Beanont, in his thirty-second year, Braith- der in Chief of the Prussian prorines on the waite Christie, Esq. tl. rd son of the late Admiral Rhine. Alexander Christie, of baberton, county of Mid- 12. At Edinburgh, Nathan Mills, printer, aged Lothan, North Britain, being just compelled, by 75, a native of Puston, North America. At the an obstinate and painful disease, to exchange for evacuation of that town by the Briush troopele half pay a troop in the 6th regiinent of dragoon accompanied the army as editor and printer, and guards, of which he arrived to be the senior cap published a newspaper under the title of the Yas. tain. Attached to the service from a boy, his gal- sachusetts Gazette, against which a severe edict lantry and perseverance, in arduous trials, were

was issued, prohibiting its being brcught into the conspicuous during the campaigns of the lenin

Statc. His custom was to express hanself in se sula, and at the battle of Waterloo, lle was aid- vere terms against his countrymon fo: thang de camp to Sir William Ponsonby, and, on the off their allegiance to the British Gorenment, fall of that distinguished General, was instantly which he always terment the parent country. It again advanced to the staff, by Sir Denis Pack, may be some consolation to his rclatives and whose contidence and friendship he always en- friends to know that he was well attended to cujoyed

ring the time of his trouble, under which he etis26. At Inverary. Mrs Elizabeth Campbell, relict ced a great degree of patience and resignation. of Provost Lachan Cainpbell.

15. At Ballinrobe, in Ireland, Mary, wife of John - At Chelsea, after a short illness, Henry Cooper, M.Robert, Esq. M.D. Surgeon in the 10th Hussars Esq. barrister.

16. 1t Malahide, aged 38 years, John Haig, Esq. 27. At his father's house, in the 30th year of his M.!., late Physician to the Forces at Cork. This age, David Bogue, of the Inner Temple, London, truly skilful and zealous other began his career son of the Rev. Dr Bogue, of Gosport.

under Admiral Sirunders, in the Mediterranean, - At Ardeer House, Patrick Warner, Esq. of where (although then a very young man) he had Ardeer, and late of the R. N.

sufficient nerve to inoculate the Dey of Algiers; 29. At Dunze, the Rev. Andrew Davidson, se

an operation preriously unknown in thorpeemi nior pastor of the second United Associate Con- barbarians; à race, whose conduct, in case of gregation there, in the Soth year of his age, and failure, no man could calculate on: in fact, he 31th of his ministry.

operated with a drawn seymeter orer his head! - At Loudhani Hall, Suffolk, Lady Sophia The Emperor of Morocco was also bis patent. Macionaltl, wife of James Macdonali, Esq. J.P. Dr Haig' served his country in the reigns of

- At Greenwich, the Lady of Captain James George Ti., 11., and IV., and has left two most Ross, H. E.C.S.

amiable children (females) behind him. - At Barwhinnock, George Douglas Macmil. 17. It Edinburgh, in his 81th year, Yr Alex. kan, Esq. late of kingston, Jamaica.

ander Hacket, formerly of Fraserburgh. 31. ti Helensburgh, John Ba'tholomew, Esq. Lately, after a short illness, the Princess Kutuof Cotton Hall, merchant, Glasg. w.

Sow Smolenski, widow of Field Varshal Blucher. - At Tarbolton, in the 19th year of his age, - At Haining, Mr George Bowie, late merchant juniversally regretted, Captain Robert Cowan, late in Kilmarnock, aged 68 years. of the Royal Scots Greys, in which regiment he - At his house, Keir Strect, Edir burgh, sudserved with distinguished merit, for the very long denly, Mr Robert Pasley, session-clerk period of upwards of 15 years.

Cuthbert's parish. Oct. 1. Mary, widow of John Stockdale, book- - At 32, Bishopsgate-Within, London, Hugh seller, Piccadilly, in her 70th year.

Blair Finlay, bookseller, stationer, and librarian, 2. At Muttonhole, Mr J. Mann, vintner, aged 62. in the 27th year of his age. - At Shawhill, John Carlyle, Esq.,

- At Dublin, the Rev. Ronjamin Dosall, - At Airdrie, Mrs Erskine, of Airdrie.

D.D. senior minister of the Scots Church, Marys 3. At his father's house, Tomperran, Perth- Abbey. shire, Alex. M'Laren, Esq. late of Manchester. - At North Shields, while sitting alone writing - Willian Marshall, Esq. l'orth.

a letter, Mr W. Richardson, notary public, the ele- At Edinburgh, Esther, the wife of the Rev.

gant translator of the Odes of Anacreon, and auChristopher Anderson.

thor of several works of genius. 4. At Hawick, Mr George Waldie, merchant. - At London, Viscountess Templeton.

- At Arbroath, in his 42d year, David Carey, -- At Bath, the Hon. Sarah Jones, youngest Esq.

daughter of the late Viscount Ranelagh. 5. At Stirling, Alexander, aged four years and - At York, Elizabeth Elgin, a por sidow, in six months; and, on the same day, William Fra. the 1020 year of her age,

Her mother bred to ser, aged two years and five months, both sons of be 105 years old, and her grandinother attained Mr Alexander Blackadder, civil engineer, Allan the still greater age of 101,

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DECEMBER 1824.

HISTOIRE MILITAIRE DE LA CAMPAGNE DE RUSSIE EN 1812*. The Campaign of the year 1812 forms, probably, the most extraordinary military event in the history of the world, and, without doubt, the most interesting in the history of civilized Europe. The end of that memorable year was fraught with deeds which shook the nations of the earth, kept in agitation the minds of hundreds of millions of its population, and ultimately had an important influence upon the reigning dynasties of the continent.

Little further intelligence respecting the gigantic invasion of Russia, and the awful overthrow of the splendid legions of Napoleon, can now be expected from the pens of the Germans, the French, or the English, with respect to the stupendous events to which we have just alluded. It is to the Russians, of whose works and literature but little is known in Great Britain, we must look for the elucidation of many important events. Accordingly, we took up the work, whose title is at the head of this article, with great anxiety to know its contents. Having some time ago seen a prospectus of it in Russia, we confess we had no prepossessions in its favour. When we remembered that the Colonel Boutourlin is Aide-de-Camp of the Emperor Alexander, and when we found that the work was dedicated to His Imperial Majesty, we augured nothing impartial, no plain and correct statement of facts in its pages ; because, although the author be a man of considerable talents, and enjoyed the means of obtaining the most detailed and accurate accounts respecting the subjects of which he treats, yet we feared that the influence of a despotic government, and the trammels of a despotic censorship, would be every where evident—which is not the case. The work has been printed in Russia, and in the situation in which the Colonel stands to the Emperor, as well as on account of the interest which, no doubt, his Majesty had in seeing an account of events so memorable to his country as well as to himself, we may naturally suppose that the manuscript met with Imperial approbation, and that the proof sheets were even examined and revised by the Autocrat of all the Russias. In fact, we may conceive that Colonel Boutourlin is the representative of the Emperor, and of the principal officers of the Russian army, throughout his volumes.

Colonel Boutourlin's has been a laborious performance, and we think it is one which does him great credit, both as an officer and as an author. No work ever issued from the autocratic press containing the same liberality of sentiment, so freely discussing the actions of the Russian commande ers, and breathing so much impartiality,-though we often discover a bearing favourable to his country and his countrymen. Such a performance could

Histoire Militaire de la Campagne de Russie en 1812, par le Colonel Boutourlin, Aide-de-Camp de S. M. l'Empereur de Russie. 2 Vol. 8vo. Paris. 1824.

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