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Head-Quarters, Calcutta, June 9, 1823.
Lieut. (Brev. Capt.) Dewaal to act as Adjut. to 2d bat. 30th regt, during absence of Adjut. (Brev. Capt.) Campbell.
June 10, 1823.
Lieut. Bracken to officiate as Interp. and Quart. Mast, to 1st bat. 19th N.I. during absence of Lieut. Hawkins.
Assist. Surg. Child is posted to division of Artillery at Agra.
.June 12, 1823.
Gough's Horse. Lieut. C. Hamilton, 2d bat. 2d N.I., to be Adjutant.
21st Regt. N. I. Brev. Capt. H. Sibbald to be Adjutant to 1st bat. vice Wotherspoon, appointed to the Nagpore service. —Lieut. H. C. M*Kenly to be Interp. and Quart, Mast. to 1st bat. vice M“Kinnon, appointed to the Nagpore service.
Corps of Pioneers. Lieut. W. H. Earle, 1st bat. 19th regt. N.I., to be Adjutant.
June 14, 1823. Capt. Wymer, 2d bat. 3d N.I., to act as Fort Adjutant at Agra, in consequence of the demise of Capt. D'Acre. Fort William, June 17, 1823. Mr. C. W. Humphreys is admitted as a Cadet of Artillery, and promoted to the rank of 2d Lieut. Messrs. J. F. Steuart, M.D., and Alex.
M. Clark, are admitted as Assist. Surgeons.
June 20, 1828.
10th Regt. N. J. Brev. Capt. Lieut. W. Bertram to be Capt. of a company, and Ensign Claud Douglas to be Lieut. from 6th June 1893, in succession to Dunsmure, cashiered.
Quart. Mast. Gen.'s Department. Lieut. J. B. Neufville, Deputy Assist. Quart. Master General of 2d class, to be Deputy Assist. Quart. Mast. Gen. of 1st class, vice Hall, resigned.—Brev. Capt. and Lieut.
F. H. Sandys, Dep. Assist. Quart. Mast. .
Gen. of 3d class, to be Dep. Assist. Quart. Mast. Gen. of 2d class, vice Neufville, promoted. Brev. Capt. and Lieut. W. Turner, 27th N.I., to be Fort Adjut. of Agra, vice D'Acre, deceased. Brev. Capt. and Lieut. D. D. Anderson, 14th N.I., to be Fort Adj. of Delhi, vice Turner. Assist. Surg. John Halkerston, M.D., is admitted on the establishment. Lieut. C. Paton, 23d N.I., is permitted to resign the Military Service of the Hon. Company. Lieut. T. M. Taylor, 5th. L.C., to be Assistant to the Superintendant of Canals in Bengal. Assist. Surg. J. Morton, attached to the Civil Station of Rungpore, is permitted to return to the military branch of the service.
Head-Quarters, Calcutta, June 10, 1823.
Lieut. J. Murray is removed from 2d to 1st bat. of 3d N.I., and Lieut. E. F. Spencer is posted to former bat.
Lieut. W. H. Sleeman is removed from 1st to 2d bat. 12th N. I.
Capt. A. Lomas and Lieut. H. H. Arnaud, 12th N.I., are posted to 1st bat. of regt.
June 17, 1823.
Lieut. Chas. Penrose is appointed Interp. and Quart. Mast. to 2d bat. 27th N.I., in the room of Lieut. and Brev. Capt. Hoggan.
June 18, 1823.
Removals in Artillery Regt. Lieut. R. Jackson from 3d comp. 2d bat. to 3d comp. 3d bat., vice Lieut. R. C. Dickson, from latter to former.
Assist. Surg. Jeffreys is appointed to the medical charge of Artillery Drafts proceeding to the Upper Provinces.
June 19, 1823. Assist. Surgeons J. F. Steuart and A.M. Clark, lately admitted, are appointed to do duty at the Presidency General Hospital. .June 21, 1823. Lieut. J.W. Hall is removed from 2d to 1st bat. 10th N. I. Capt. W. Bertram is posted to 1st, and Lieut. Claud Douglas to 2d bat. loth N.I. Assist. Surg. J. Halkerston, lately admitted, is appointed to do duty at Presidency General Hospital. June 27, 1823. Barrack Department. Lieut. B. Buxton, Corps of Engineers, and Barrackmast. of 4th or Ghazeepore Division, to be Assistant Superintendent of Public Buildings in the J.ower Provinces, and in charge of the Civil Buildings at the Presidency, vice Lieut. C. Paton, resigned the H. C.’s Military Service.—Lieut. H. Carter, Barrack-mast, of 8th or Rohilcund Division, is transferred to the 4th or Ghazeepore 1)ivision, vice Buxton.— Lieut. J. F. Paton, Corps of Engineers, to be a District Barrack-master, vice Buxton, and posted to the 8th or Rohilcund Division, vice Carter. Assist. Surg. Jas. Ranken, M.D., to be Surgeon to the Residency in Malwa and Rajpootanah. Surg. Castell, late officiating Surgeon to the Residency, is placed at the disposal of the Commander-in-Chief.
Head-Quarters, Calcutta, June 23, 1828. Lieut. Marshall to act as Adj. to 1st bat. 17th N.J., during absence on leave of Lieut. and Adj. Croft. Lieut. Kennedy to act as Adj. to Champarun Light Inf, from 14th inst., on removal of Licut, and Adj. Thompson to be Dep. Paymaster at Dimapore.
June 25, 1823. Lieut. J. T. Kennedy, 5th N.I., to be Adj. to the Champarun Light Inf, vice Thompson. Lieut. Lawrenson to act as Adj. to 3d bat. of Artillery until the arrival of Lieut. and Adj. Wood, in the room of Lieut. and Adj. D'Oyly, under orders to proceed with drafts to the Upper Provinces. ./une 26, 1823. 2d Lieut. C. W. Humphreys, regt. of Artillery, is posted to 7th comp. 2d bat. Assist. Surg. A. M. Clark, at present attached to Presidency General Hospital, to do duty with Artillery at Dum-Dum. June 27, 1823. Lieut. and Brev. Capt. Hayes to officiate as Interp. and Quart, Mast. to 2d bat. 27th N.I.
Fort William, June 27, 1823. 15th Regt. N.I. Capt. Arth. Shuldham and Lieut. E. N. Townsend to rank from 29th March 1822, in succession to Stirling, retired.—Brey. Capt. and Lieut. D. H. Heptinstall to be Capt. of a company, and Ensign J. Frederick to be Lieut., from 13 Jan. 1823, in succession to Cooper, promoted. 19th Regt. N. I. Ensign Wm. Mackintosh to be Lieut. from 17 May 1823, in succession to Dow, admitted to Lord Clive's Fund. 23d Regt. N. I. Ens. Wm. Ellis to be Lieut. from 15 June 1823, in succession to Paton, resigned the service. Messrs. And. Barclay, Fred. Sysonby, Wm. Riddall, Hamilton Vetch, and Chas. Boulton, are admitted as Cadets of Infantry, and promoted to the rank of Ensign.
Head-Quarters, Calcutta June 26, 1823. Ens. Vetch, lately admitted, is appointed to do duty with 2d bat. 27th regt. N. I.
Fort William, July 11, 1823. The undermentioned Cadets of Infantry and Assist. Surgeons are admitted to the service on this Establishment. Infantry. Messrs. G. Halhed, R. Woodward, C. Baseley, W. L. Hall, G. Salter, J. G. Sharpe, Alex. Barclay, C. Jorden, J. S. Gifford, Alex. Tweedale, J. M. Farnworth, G. Urquhart, E. C. Macpherson, C. Graham, and G. B. Mitchell. Medical Depart. Messrs. J. P. Reymolds, W. Bell, H. Maysmor, and D. Thompson. Assist. Surg. J. P. Reynolds to perform the Medical Duties of the Civil Station of
Dinagepore vice Assist. Surg. Cavell, re
moved to Dacca Jellalpore. Henry Wood, Esq. is appointed to offi
ciate as President of the Board of Super
intendence for Improving the Breed of
Cattle, during the absence of Lieut.Col. IR. Stevenson. -
Head-Quarters, June 30, 1823. Ens. F. Sysonby, W. Riddle, and C. Boulton, lately admitted, are appointed to do duty with Lieut.Col. Boyd's detachment of Europ. Regt. at Dinapore. Assist. Surg, W. Mitchelson is directed to place himself under the orders of the Superintending Surgeon at Cawnpore. Ens. A. Barclay is directed to join and do duty with 2d bat, 20th N.I. at Bar. rackpore. Ens. T. H. Scott is removed from 3d to 19th regt. N.I., and posted to 1st bat. Lieut. E. N. Townsend is removed from 1st to 2d bat. 15th N.I. Capt. D. H. Heptinstall is posted to 2d, and Lieut. J. Frederick to 1st bat. 15th N.I. Lieut. R. A. M'Naghtan is removed from 1st to 2d bat. 19th N.I., and Lieut. W. MacIntosh to be posted to former bat. Lieut. (Brev. Capt.) T. Wardlaw is removed from 2d to 1st bat. 23d N.I., and Lieut. W. Ellis is posted to former bat.
Fort William, July 18, 1823. Assist. Surg. John Forsayth to perform the medical duties of the Political Agency at Mundlaisir, and to have medical charge of the local bat. commanded by Capt. Delamain, stationed at that post. Mr. Wm. Saurin is admitted as a Cadet of Infantry. Mr. Jas. Adair Lawrie, M.D., is admitted as an Assist. Surg. The Gov. Gen.-in-Council was pleased, in the General Department, under date the 5d inst., to appoint Brevet Capt. Jas. Menson, 8th regt. N. I., Assistant to the Superintendent of the Geological Survey in the Himalaya Mountains until further orders. The undermentioned Cadets of Infantry are promoted to the rank of Ensign, leaving the dates of their commissions for future adjustment:-Mr. Geo. Halhed, Rich. Woodward, Chas. Baseley, Wm. Lisle Hall, Geo. Salter, John Grore Sharpe, Alex. Barclay, Chas. Jorden, John Smyes Gifford, Alex. Tweedale, John Maisterson Farnworth, Geo. Urquhart, Ewen Cameron Macpherson, Chas. Graham, Geo. Bruce Mitchell. Lieut. Chapman is appointed to act as Adj. to the Dinagepore Local bat, during the absence of Lieut. and Adj. Fleming.
Fort William, July 25, 1823.
Mr. Wm. Saurin, Cadet of Inf, is promoted to the rank of Ensign.
Lieut. Wm. J. Farley, 23d. regt. N.I., having been declared incapable of performing the active duties of his profession, is transferred to the Invalid Establishment from the 10th. inst.
Lieut. Chas. Seymour Marriott, 7th regt. N.I., is transferred to the Pension List from the 10th. inst.
Head-Quarters, July 10, 1823. Lieuts. (Brev. Captains) Berguer and Woolley, 1st bat. 30th N.I., are permitted to exchange appointments the former is accordingly appointed Interpreter and Quarter-master (subject to the provisions of the G. O. of the 17th Feb. last), and the latter is appointed Adjutant to the bat. July 11, 1823. It having been found necessary to employ Sub-Conductor Corbett with the Nagpore Magazine ever since his promotion to that rank on the 25th Aug. last, he is to be considered as posted to that Magazine from the above date. Lieut. Fuller, 16th regt. N.I., is appointed to the Rungpore L.I., and directed to join that bat. at Jemalpoor. July 12, 1823. Ensign J. H. Clarkson, 1st bat. 6th regt., is appointed to do duty with the 1st bat. 10th regt. at Barrackpore until 1st Oct., when he will proceed to join the bat. to which he belongs. July 14, 1823. Col. Adams's Division Order, dated Nagpore, June 22, 1823, appointing Lieut. Wardlow, Field Engineer to the Nagpore Subsidiary Force, to the charge of the detachment of two companies of the Sapper Corps at that station, is confirmed. July 16, 1823. Ensign Jenkins is appointed to act as Interpreter and Quarter-master to the 1st bat. 21st regt. N.I., as a temporary arrangement. The Commander-in-Chief is pleased to re-appoint Lieut. Roebuck, 2d bat. 23d N.I., to the Adjutancy of the Mhairwarrah Local bat. from the 7th ult.
Fort William, July 31, 1823. Lieut.Gen. Peregrine Powell is transferred to the Senior List from the 5th March 1823, vice Deare, deceased. Infantry. Lieut.Col. Jas. Dewar to be Lieut.Col. Commandant of a regt., from 5th March 1823, in succession to Powell. —Major Alfred Richards to be Lieut.Col. from the 13th Feb. 1823, in succession to Agnew, deceased.—Major Stephen Nation to be Lieut. Col. from the 5th March 1823, in succession to Dewar, promoted. 8th Regt. N. I. Capt. E. H. Simpson to be Major, Brevet Capt. and Lieut. John Lucas Earle to be Captain of a company, and Ensign Andrew Thomas Alex. Wilson to be Lieutenant, from 5th March 1823, in succession to Nation, promoted. 23d Regt. N.I. Capt. Jas. Ferguson to be Major, from Feb. 13, 1893, in succession to Richards, promoted. N. B. The Supernumerary Captain is
brought on the Establishment of the 23d regt. N.I. 7th Regt. N.I. Ensign Wm. Milner Neville Sturt to be Lieut., from 10th July 1823, in succession to Marriott, transferred to the Pension List. 23d Regt. N.I. Ensign John Jones to be Lieut. from 10th July 1823, in succession to Farley, transferred to the Invalid Establishment. Head Quarters, July 19, 1823. Lieut. J. Leeson is removed from the 1st to the 2d bat. 21st regt. N.I. July 23, 1823. Ensign Twemlow is appointed to act as Adjutant to the 1st bat. 24th regt. during the absence of Brevet Captain and Adjutant Delap, or until further orders.
Fort William, July 31, 1823.
Assist. Surg. R. N. Burnard, attached to Civil Station of Rajeshahye, is permitted to return to the military branch of the service,
Assist. Surg. Morton, attached to Civil Station of Rungpore, to return to the Military branch of the service.
Aug. 8, 1823.
Mr. C. G. Ross is admitted as a Cadet of
Inf, and promoted to the rank of Ensign.
FURLOUGHS. To Europe. Lieut. J. W. H. Turner, 30th N.I., on account of his health. Assist. Surg. W. W. Hewett, M.D., 1st Garrison Assist. Surg, Fort William, ditto. Capt. John M. Dowell, Commissary of Ordnance, for the recovery of his health. Brevet Capt. and Lieut. Robert Boyes, 5th regt. N.I., for the recovery of his health. Capt. Chas. Ryan, 12th regt. N.I., on his private affairs. Capt. P. Waugh, 1st. regt. Lt. Cav., for his health, from Bombay by the earliest opportunity, instead of making a voyage to the Cape of Good Hope, as originally intended. 2d-Lieut. T. P. Ackers, of the regt. of Artillery, for the recovery of his health. Lieut. G. H. Cox, 13th regt. N.I., for the recovery of his health. Lieut. Albert Fenton, 12th regt. N.I.,
for the recovery of his health.
July 18. Capt. W. G. Walcott, Commissary of Ordnance, for twelve months, for his health.
To Prince of Wales' Island.
June 27. 2d-Lieut. John Edwards, of
the Art., for six months, for his health. To Bombay.
June 13. Brev. Capt. John Taylor, SubAssist. Commissary General, for eight months, on his private affairs.
To Cape of Good Hope. June 13. Lieut. W. P. Grant, 17th N.I., for twelve months, for his health. July 4. Capt. C. E. O. Jenkins, of Artillery, attached to the Rajah of Nagpore's service, for twelve months, for his health. Cancelled. June 6. Capt. Methven, 20th regt., to Europe. 27. Cond. G. Orton, of Ordnance, to Europe.
PROMOTIONS, &c. IN HIS MAJESTY'S FORCES. Head Quarters, Calcutta, May 27, 1823. Until his Majesty's pleasure shall be known: 87th Foot. Major H. R. Browne, to be Lieut.Col., without purchase, vice Miller, dec., 18 May 1823;—Bt. Major and Captain H. C. Streatfield, to be Major without purchase, vice Browne, promoted, ditto;-Lieut. J. Day, to be Captain of a Company, without purchase, vice Streatfield, ditto. 14th Foot. Lieut. John Liston, from the 38th Foot, to be Lieut. vice Ware, who exchanges, 23 May 1823. 38th Foot. Lieut. Robt. Ware, from the 14th Foot, to be Lieut. vice Liston, who exchanges, ditto. May 31, 1823. Brevet Rank. Lieut. St. L. Webb, 69th Foot, to be Captain, from 8 April 1823. Until his Majesty's pleasure shall be known : 44th Foot. Lieut. Dan. Caulfield to be Captain of a company, without purchase, vice O'Reilly, dec., 26 May 1823.—Ensign B. Browne to be Lieut., without purchase, vice Caulfield, promoted, ditto. June 2, 1823. 69th Foot. Lieut. John Smith to be Capt. of a company without purchase,
vice Lane, dec., 11 May 1823. —Ensign
Hen. Moore to be Lieut. without purchase, vice Smith promoted, 11th May 1823.-Abraham Collis Anderson, Gent., to be Ens. without purchase, vice Moore, promoted, ditto. June 5, 1823.
20th Foot. Ens. Duncan Darrock to Lieut. without purchase vice Robinson, dec, 25 Jan. 1823.
* June 12, 1823.
Brevet Rank. The undermentioned Subalterns of fifteen years' standing and upwards, are promoted to the rank of Captain by Brevet, in the East-Indies only, from the date specified against their respective names, viz.
13th Foot. Lieut. Michael Fenton, 21 May 1822; Lieut. Thosmas Triphook, 14 April 1823; Lieut. Knox Barrett, 1o
March 1823; Lieut. Robert Pattison, 31 March 1823.
12th Foot. Lieut. John Kemple, 22 Jan. 1823. June 13, 1823. Until his Majesty's pleasure shall be known : 20th Foot. Rich. T. Furlong, Gent., to be Ens. without purchase, vice Darrock, promoted, 10 June 1823. 44th Foot. Brevet Major J. C. L. Carter to be Major, vice Guthrie, dec., 5 June 1823; Brev. Capt. F. Hemming to be Captain vice Carter, promoted, 5 June 1823. – To be Lieutenants without purchase: Ens. H. D. Carr, vice Hemming, promoted, 5 June 1823 ; Ens. H. T. Shaw, vice Sargent, dec., 6 June 1823.
June 16, 1823. 16th Lt. Drags. Lieut. John Vincent, from 59th regt., to be Lieut. vice Macdougall, who exchanges, receiving the difference, 12 May 1823. 59th Foot. Lieut. Alex. Macdougall, from 16th Light Dragoons, to be Lieut. vice Vincent, who exchanges, paying the difference, ditto. 44th Foot. Rich. Loveday, gent, to be Ensign without purchase vice Shaw, promoted, 6 June 1823. 87th Foot. Ens. Jas. Cates to be Lieut., date to be adjusted hereafter; Eugenius de L’Etang, gent., to be Ens. vice Cates, promoted, 18 May 1823. June 17, 1823. 41st Regt. Ens. F. Browne to be Lieut., vice G. Johnson, dec., 1 June 1823. June 25, 1823. His Exc. the Commander-in-Chief in India having been pleased to accept of the resignation of Cornet Partridge, of the 11th Light Dragoons, he is to be struck off the strength of that regiment from this date. June 26, 1823. Until his Majesty's pleasure shall be known : 13th Lt. Infy. Capt. J. Debnam, from 65th regt., to be Capt., vice Brevet Major Ellard, who exchanges. July 11, 1823. 47th Regt. Ens. A. J. Millar to be Lieut., vice Keays, dec.; Ens. and Adj. M“Carthy to have the rank of Lieutenant. July 16, 1823. Lieut. Naylor, 89th regt., is appointed Aide-de-Camp to Major-Gen Sewell. July 18, 1823. His Exc. the Commander-in-Chief is pleased to appoint Capt. Kitson, 44th regt., Brigade-Major to the King's troops serving on the Madras Estab. July 28, 1823. 69th Regt. Liest. Edw. Kenny to be Adj. vice C. S. Naylor, who resigns the Adjutancy only. Lieut Vaughan will act as Adjutant to the 67th regt, during
SHIPPING. W. R. Eck of The swa LioW. June 17, 1823.-The Swallow, Ross, from London, 31st January, unfortunately ounded coming up the river on Moogra tty Point (James and Mary's) on the 16th, and the pilot finding that she was sinking fast, run her ashore on the western side of the river. He reports that she is entirely under water; it is probable, however, that a portion of her cargo will be saved, as application for assistance is made, which is no doubt ere this dispatched to her.—Cal. Jour. We add the following particulars from an Hurkaru extra :“The ship Swallow, Captain Ross, was lost at four P.M. this day, in crossing the James and Mary's : the second mate, boatswain and one seaman lost, and in all probability more lives. The lady passengers (three)—children (six)—and several gentlemen are now iu my house, in the greatest possible distress, having lost every thing but what they stand in. The ship struck and sunk instantly.”—Fullah Farm, June 16, 1823. June 20.-A letter from Fultah, dated Wednesday, communicates the following particulars regarding the wreck of this unfortunate vessel. “This morning's report gives some hope of the recovery of part of her cargo. The chief officer and ship's company have never left the spot from the time the ship sunk till the present moment, and Captain Ross speaks in the highest terms of their indefatigable exertions. They have rigged out a tent with one of the sails and yards to shelter them from the weather, and it is earnestly hoped that the health of the captain and ship's company may not suffer seriously from the
anxiety and exposure connected with their situation. The loss of Mr. W. M. Sheridan is estimated at £2,000, this gentleman having laid in a full stock of every thing it was probable he might require for years to conne. “The second officer, who unfortunately lost his life when the ship went down, had left a wife and six children in England. This is a case of distress which appeals loudly to the benevolence of the Indian community, to whom the cause of the widow and the orphan cannot plead in vain; and who I trust will, from their abundance, spare a small pittance to solace the misery of a wretched family, whose hope has perished on our unhappy shores. I request you will suggest this, in your paper, and open a book for subscriptions at your office; as the deceased, to whom I am an entire stranger, may have no friends in the country to set it a-foot.”— Cal. Jour: June 23.--We learn that all hopes of recovering any thing from the wreck of the Swallow are at an end. The captain, carpenter, and a few of the hands of that unfortunate ship, passed Fultah for Calcutta on Saturday; the rest of the ship's company are at Mr. Higginson's house at Fultah Farm. The poor fellows, we understand, have scarcely sufficient clothes to cover themselves with, having lost not only these, but every other article of property they possessed. Surely this is a case well worthy public sympathy and relief. Even a few articles of old clothing will be useful to these poor fellows. We shall make further enquiries respecting them in course of the week, with a view of pointing out where relief may reach them.— Ind. Gaz.
ross of the NYMph N.
“We are sorry to report the loss of the Danish ship Nymphn. The passengers and crew were saved by the pilot schooner Hattrass, Mr. Branch Pilot Kymer. The Nymphn hailed the Hattrass on the morning of the 20th June, while at anchor, and stated that the ship was sinking. Mr. Kymer instantly cut his cable, and went on board—found the ship in great distress. Assisted by Mr. Volunteer Waghorn, he used every endeavour to gain on the leak, but without effect. At five 30, P.M. the whole of the crew, &c. were so fatigued, and the water gaining on their exertions, he was obliged to abandon her. Mr. Kymer wished to run her on shore to the westward, but a north-wester coming on prevented his endeavours. When he left her she had nine feet water in the hold. She was salt laden.
Passengers and crew all saved, and most of their clothes: among the former are several ladies and young children. The Hattrass will bring them up to Fultah.”[Cal. John Bull, June 23.