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Edinburgh, he distinguished himself by several publications, of which the following were the most considerable : Observations on the Structure and Functions of the Nervous System. The Structure and Physiology of Fishes. A Description of all the Bursæ Mucosa of the Human Body. Experiments on the Nervous System with Opium and Metalline Substances. Three Treatises on the Brain, the Eye, and the Ear. Observations on Crural Hernia. The Morbid Anatomy of the Gullet, the Stomach, and the Intestines. Observations on the Thoracic Duct.
8. The Hon. Henry Erskine, brother to Lord Buchan and to Lord Erskine, and long the leader and ornament of the Scotch bar. He was considered as one of the heads of the whigs in Scotland; and his powers in conversation were not less distinguished for their brilliancy, than his professional talents for their soundness and sagacity.
14. Aged near 70, the Right Hon. John Philpot Curran. He was a native of the county of Cork, and after completing his education at Dublin college, he was called to the Irish bar, and by his splendid talents was soon brought into notice. He obtained a silk gown under the administration of the Duke of Portland; and in 1784 he acquired a seat in the Irish House of Commons, in which, by his sportive humour, he seconded the efforts of the popular party in favour of the national freedom and independence. As a lawyer he was not particularly distinguished by the extent of his knowledge, or the depth of his re
searches; but there were scarcely any on the Irish bench who equalled him in addressing a jury. Some of his speeches in defence of his unfortunate countrymen have been published, and are favourable proofs of the warmth of his eloquence. During the viceroyalty of the Duke of Bedford, he was made Master of the Rolls, in which he distinguished himself for clear and correct decisions. In 1815 he accepted a pension of 3,000l. a year, settled upon him on resigning, his office; after which he passed the rest of his life chiefly near London.
15. In Bedfordshire, the Right Hon. St. Andrew Lord St. John, Baron St. John of Bletso, in his 59th year. He represented the county of Bedford for nearly 25 years previous to the death of his elder brother, whom he succeeded. He married the eldest daughter of Sir Charles Rouse Boughton, by whom he left a son and heir, and other children.
16. At Soleure, in Switzerland, Gen. Thaddeus Kosciusko, the brave but unfortunate defender of the liberty of Poland.
6. To the inexpressible grief of a whole nation, died in child-birth, the Princess Charlotte Augusta, daughter of his Royal Highness the Prince Regent, and consort of Prince Leopold of Saxe-Cobourg. The particulars of this lamentable event will be found recorded in the pages of our Chronicle.
7. At Windsor, in his 91st year, John Andre de Luc, a member of the Royal Societies of London and
Paris, &c. He was born at Geneva, and was for many years reader to her Majesty. The great object of his study was the investigation of the arrangement and composition of the globe, in which it was his purpose to prove the evidence of the scriptures by plain and demonstrable facts. In pursuit of this intention he visited most of the countries of Europe, where he made himself known to most of the men of science of the age. The fruit of his different inquiries were a treatise on Geology, and six volumes of Geological travels. For several years he was confined to his room by the infirmities of age, but his scientific ardour remained unabated.
12. In the 72d year of her age, Dame Mary Evelyn, widow of Sir Frederick Evelyn of Wootton in Surrey, bart, and only issue of William Turton, Esq.
14. At Mr. Coke's, in Norfolk, in her 42d year, the Right Hon. Countess of Albemarle, after a premature labour. She was the fourth
daughter of Edward Lord de Clifford, and of fifteen children eleven survive her.
17. At Canterbury, in his 62d year, Sir Robert Salisbury, bart. 24. At Edinburgh, Sir Patrick Inglis, bart.
12. At Edinburgh, Sir J, Henderson, bart.
IS. At Cambridge, in his 25th year, the Hon. Charles Fox Maitland, youngest son of the Earl of Lauderdale.
25. At Hampton Court Palace, Right Hon. Lady Caroline Herbert, relict of Charles Herbert, Esq. and sister to the late Duke of Manchester.
At the rectory of St. Paul's, Deptford, the Rev. Dr. Charles Burney, an excellent scholar, and a truly benevolent divine.
28. At Oakley-Park, near Ludlow, in her 84th year, Margaret Lady Clive, relict of Robert first Lord Clive.
Appointed by the Prince Regent in Council, January 1817.
Bedfordshire, S. Crawley, of Stockwood, Esq.
Buckinghamshire, G. Carrington, of Missenden Abbey, Esq.
Cheshire, Sir Richard Brooke, of Norton Priory, bart.
Devonshire, Sir Wal. Roberts, of Courtland, bart.
Essex, John Hall, of Woodford, Esq.
Gloucestershire, Sir H. Cann Lippencott, of Stoke Bishop, bart. Herefordshire, Tomkyns Dew, of Whitney-court, esq.
Herts, Edmund Morris, of Charleywood, Esq.
Kent, W. A. Moreland, Lamberhurst, Esq.
Lancashire, R. Townley Parker, Esq.
Leicestershire, Clement Winstanley, of Braunston, Esq.
Lincolnshire, Sir Robert Sheffield, of Normanby-hall, bart. Monmouthshire, Sir Robert Thompson, of Tintern-abbey, bart. Norfolk, Henry Negus Burrowghes, of Burlingham, Esq. Northamptonshire, Sir C. Knightley, of Fawsley-park, bart. Northumberland, Sir J. T. Clavering, of Harwood-Skeels, bart. Nottinghamshire, T. Blackbourn Hildyard, of Plentham, Esq. Oxfordshire, Walter Perry, Esq.
Rutlandshire, T. F. Baines, of Morcott, Esq.
Shropshire, W. O. Gore, of Porkington, Esq.
Somersetshire, Philip J. Miles, of Wraxnel, Esq.
Staffordshire, T. Kirkpatrick Hall, of Hollybush, Esq.
County of Southampton, J. Fleming, of Stoneham-park, Esq.
Surrey, T. Lett, jun. of Dulwich, Esq.
Sussex, James C. Strode, of Frant, Esq.
Warwickshire, The Hon. H. Verney, of Compton Verney.
Carmarthenshire, G. Lloyd, of Brunant, Esq.
Cardiganshire, J. Davies, of Glanrhocca, Esq.
Glamorganshire, Thomas Bates Rous, of Court-yr-alla, Esq.
Radnorshire, Henry Powel, of Pen Llan, Esq.
Merionethshire, J. Evans, of Hendremorfydd, Esq.
Anglesey, Rice Thomas, of Cemaes, 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
Between His Britannic Majesty and His Majesty the King of the Two Sicilies, together with a separate
and additional Article thereunto annexed.
H IS Britannic Majesty
consents that all the privileges and exemptions which his subjects, their commerce, and shipping, have enjoyed, and do enjoy in the dominions, ports, and domains of his Sicilian Majesty, in virtue of the Treaty of Peace and Commerce, concluded at Madrid, the 10th (28th) of May, 1667, between Great Britain and Spain; of the Treaties of Commerce between the same Powers, signed at Utrecht the 9th of December, 1713, and at Madrid the 13th of December, 1715; and of the Convention concluded at Utrecht the 25th of February, 1712 (March 8, 1713,) between Great Britain and the kingdom of Sicily, shall be abolished; and it is agreed upon in consequence, between their said Britannic and Sicilian Majesties, their heirs and successors, that the said privileges and exemptions, whether of per
sons or of flag and shipping, are and shall continue for ever abolished.
Art. 2. His Sicilian Majesty engages not to continue, nor hereafter to grant to the subjects of any other Power whatever, the privileges and exemptions abulished by the present Convention.
Art. 3. His Sicilian Majesty promises that the subjects of his Britannic Majesty shall not be subjected within his dominions to a more rigorous system of examination and search by the officers of customs, than that to which the subjects of his said Sicilian Majesty are liable.
Art. 4. His Majesty the King of the Two Sicilies promises that British commerce in general, and the British subjects who carry it on, shall be treated throughout his dominions upon the same footing as the most favoured nations, not only with respect to the persons and property of the said British subjects, but also with regard to every species of article in which they may traffic, and the taxes or other charges payable on the said articles, or on the shipping in which the importations shall be made.