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Edinburgh, he distinguished him- searches; but there were scarcely self by several publications, of any on the Irish bench who equalwhich the following were the most led him in addressing a jury. considerable ; – Observations on Some of his speeches in defence the Structure and Functions of of his unfortunate countrymen the Nervous System. The Struc- have been published, and are fature and Physiology of Fishes. vourable proofs of the warmth of A Description of all the Bursæ his eloquence. During the riceMucosæ of the Human Body. Ex- royalty of the Duke of Bedford, periments on the Nervous System he was made Master of the Rolls, with Opium and Metalline Sub- in which he distinguished himself stances. Three Treatises on the for clear and correct decisions. In Brain, the Eye, and the Ear. Ob- 1815 he accepted a pension of servations on Crural Hernia. The 3,000l, a year, settled upon him Morbid Anatomy of the Gullet, the on resigning, his office; after Stomach, and the Intestines. Ob- which he passed the rest of his servations on the Thoracic Duct. life chiefly near London.
8. The Hon. Henry Erskine, 15. In Bedfordshire, the Right brother to Lord Buchan and to Hon. St. Andrew Lord St. John, Lord Erskine, and long the leader Baron St. John of Bletso, in his and ornament of the Scotch bar. 59th year. He represented the He was considered as one of the county of Bedford for nearly 25 heads of the whigs in Scotland; years previous to the death of his and his powers in conversation elder brother, whom he succeeded. were not less distinguished for He married the eldest daughter their brilliancy, than his profes- of Sir Charles Rouse Boughton, sional talents for their soundness by whom he left a son and heir, and sagacity.
and other children. 14. Aged near 70, the Right 16. At Soleure, in Switzerland, Hon. John Philpot Curran. He was a Gen. Thaddeus Kosciusko, the brave native of the county of Cork, and but unfortunate defender of the after completing his education at liberty of Poland. Dublin college, he was called to the Irish bar, and by his splendid
November. talents was soon brought into notice. He obtained a silk gown 6. To the inexpressible grief of under the administration of the a whole nation, died in child-birth, Duke of Portland ; and in 1784 the Princess Charlotte Augusta, he acquired a seat in the Irish daughter of his Royal Highness House of Commons, in which, by the Prince Regent, and consort of his sportive humour, he seconded Prince Leopold of Saxe-Cobourg. the efforts of the popular party in The particulars of this lamentable favoar of the national freedom event will be found recorded in and independence. As a lawyer the pages of our Chronicle. he was not particularly distin. 7. At Windsor, in his 91st year, guished by the extent of his know- John Andre de Luc, a member of ledge, or the depth of his re- the Royal Societies of London and
Paris, &c. He was born at Ge- daughter of Edward Lord de Clifnera, and was for many years ford, and of fifteen children eleven reader to her Majesty. The great survive her. object of his study was the inves- 17. At Canterbury, in his 62d tigation of the arrangement and year, Sir Robert Salisbury, bart. composition of the globe, in which 24. At Edinburgh, Sir Patrick it was his purpose to prove the Inglis, bart. eridence of the scriptures by plain and demonstrable facts. In pur
December suit of this intention he visited most of the countries of Europe, 12. At Edinburgh, Sir J. Henwhere he made himself known to derson, bart, most of the men of science of the 1S. At Cambridge, in his 25th age. The fruit of his different year, the Hon. Charles Fox Maitinquiries were a treatise on Geo- land, youngest son of the Earl of logy, and six volumes of Geolo. Lauderdale. gical travels. For several years he 25. At Hampton Court Palace, was confined to his room by the Right Hon. Lady Caroline Herbert, infirmities of age, but bis scien- relict of Charles Herbert, Esy. tific ardour remained unabated. and sister to the late Duke of
12. In the 72d year of her age, Manchester. Dame Mary Evelyn, widow of Sir At the rectory of St. Paul's, Frederick Evelyn of Wootton in Deptford, the Rev. Dr. Charles Surrey, bart, and only issue of Burncy, an excellent scholar, and William Turton, Esq.
a truly benevolent divine. 14. Ad Mr. Coke's, in Norfolk, 28. At Oakley-Park, near Ludin her 42d year, the Right Hon. low, in her 84th year, Margaret Countess of Albemarle, after a pre- Lady Clive, relict of Robert first mature labour, She was the fourth Lord Clive.
Appointed by the Prince Regent in Council, January 1817.
Bedfordshire, S. Crawley, of Stockwood, Esq.
Carmarthenshire, G. Lloyd, of Brunant, Esq.
Cardiganshire, J. Davies, of Glanrhocca, Esq.
APPOINTED BY THE PRINCE OF WALES.
Cornwall, W. A. Harris, of Keneggy.
APPENDIX TO CHRONICLE.
ARTICLES FROM THE LONDON GAZETTE.
TREATY OF COMMERCE AND sons or of flag and shipping, are NAVIGATION
and shall continue for ever aboBetween His Britannic Majesty and
lished. His Majesty the King of the Two
Art. 2. His Sicilian Majesty enSicilies, together with a separate
gages not to continue, nor hereand additional Article thereunto
after to grant to the subjects of annexed.
any other Power whatever, the
privileges and exemptions abo. Art. 1. TITIS Britannic Majesty lished by the present Convention.
11 consents that all the Art. 3. His Sicilian Majesty privileges and exemptions which promises that the subjects of his his subjects, their commerce, and Britannic Majesty shall not be shipping, have enjoyed, and do en- subjected within his dominions to joy in the dominions, ports, and a more rigorous system of examidomains of his Sicilian Majesty, nation and search by the officers in virtue of the Treaty of Peace of customs, than that to which and Commerce, concluded at Ma- the subjects of his said Sicilian drid, the 10th (28th) of May, Majesty are liable. 1667, between Great Britain and Art. 4. His Majesty the King Spain ; of the Treaties of Com- of the Two Sicilies promises that merce between the same Powers, British commerce in general, and signed at Utrecht the 9th of De- the British subjects who carry it cember, 1713, and at Madrid on, shall be treated throughout the 13th of December, 1715 ; and his dominions upon the same footof the Convention concluded at ing as the most favoured nations, Utrecht the 25th of February, not only with respect to the per1712 (March 8, 1713,) between sons and property of the said Great Britain and the kingdom of British subjects, but also with Sicily, shall be abolished ; and it regard to every species of article is agreed upon in consequence, in which they may traffic, and the between their said Britannic and taxes or other charges payable on Sicilian Majesties, their heirs and the said articles, or on the shipsuccessors, that the said privileges ping in which the importations and exemptions, whether of per- shall be made.