june 11. At Howdeni, Alet. Cleghorn, was taken into business by one of his own Esq. Inspector-General of Imports and Ex- relations. Here be recommended himsell ports for Scotland, to Margaret, eldest so much by his obliging deportment, by his daughter of Thomas Farquharson, Esq. of fidelity, punctuality, and accuracy, that he Howden.

soon rendered himself necessary to his em

ployers, and ultimately took the lead in one DEATHS.

of the most respectable West India concerns

in the city. His mind seemed to expand April 1. In Sloane Street, London, Capt. with his circumstances, and his generous John Moir, of the 22d regiment.

and liberal spirit is well known to a nume20. At his house in Queen Anne Street, rous circle of respectable friends and assoLondon, in the 45th year of his age, Colonel ciates, as well as to the community at large. Mitchell, of the 51st regiment. This gal. He was most ample and exemplary in his lant officer served several campaigns in the charities, and gave encouragement to all Peninsula, under the Duke of Wellington, those institutions, so creditable to the place with great credit and distinction, and lastly of his residence, which have for their obat the memorable battle of Waterloo, where ject the general interests of humanity as he commanded á brigade of infantry. well as the relief of individual distress. In

23. At Pittodrie, Mrs Grace Knight particular, he took a warm interest and a Erskine, the wife of Lleut-Colonel Knight fatherly charge of the Highland society, as Erskine of Pittodrie.

well as of the Gaelic schools, and his me26. At Rozelde, Dame Lady Hamilton mory will long live in the hearts of the Cathcart, of Bourtreehill and Rozelle, aged members of these institutions. Although 17 years, relict of Sir John Cathcart of cut off, almost in the prime of life, he may Catheart of Carleton.

be said to have lived long by the energy At Vanceiville, Virginia, John Pols and activity he displayed in the improve. lok, Esq. of Logiegreen, W. S.

ment of his talents and opportunities ; by 27. At Gorton, Mrs Rachael Spottiswoode, the good which he has done ; and by the relict of Archibald Robertson of Bedlay, happy effects which it is to be expected may Esq. and daughter of the deceased John still ensue from his useful labours and ex. Spottiswoode of Spottiswoode, Esq.

ertions. He has left an amiable wife, and 30. At Balgillo, aged 22 years, Marga- a numerous family, with many interesting ret, daughter of Captain Matthew Burns, friends and relations, to lament his loss; and of his Majesty's 81th regiment.

he will be long remembered in the society At Carluke, the Rev. Ebenezer Daw. to which he belonged as an amiable and son, minister of the Associate congregation excellent man, and a most useful and active there, in the 34th year of his age, and se- citizen. venth of his ministry.

6, Al Killenure House, near Athlonc, in - At Kilmarnock, Mr Wm. Gregory, Ireland, the Lady of Major Alcx. Murray, merchant, in the 76th year of his age and Cringletie, sinccrely lamented by all who at Alexandria, in Virginia, March 12th, his had the pleasure of her acquaintance; and fourth son, Peter Mallard Gregory, a very of whose active benevolence the loss will be promising young man, after a short illness, long and severely felt by the poor in her in the 20th year of his age.

neighbourhood, whom she assisted in sick. 31. In the 77th year of his age, much and ness and supported in health, and whose justly regretted, Jas. Baird, Esq. of Broom- children she educated in a school instituted park, formerly of Virginia.

and maintained at her own expence. May 2. At his own house, in St Vincent 8. At her father's house, Somerset Place, place, Glasgow, in the 50th year of his age, London, of a rapid consumption, in the 25th Alexander Campbell, Esq. of Stallyards, af- year of her age, Susan Boone, only daughter a short but severe illness, which he sus. ter of John Deas Thomson, Esq. one of the tained with Christian fortitude and resigna Commissioners of his Majesty's navy. tion. This Gentleman affords us a plea- Suddenly, at Rozelle, James Crichsant specimen of the distinction and opu. ton, Esq. factor to the Earl of Eglinton, lence with which the exercise of undeviaand one of the Magistrates of Irvine. ting and persevering industry, fidelity, and 9. At Longtown, James Walker, Esq. integrity, in the creditable pursuits of com- Principal Clerk of Session. merce is often crowned, even in this part of 11. At Auldhouse, Peter Murdoch, Esq. the united kingdom. Mr Campbell was

aged 84. born in Perthshire, from respectable pa- At Morar-house, Mrs Macdonald of rents, who were connected with some of the Morar, first families of his name, At an early pe. 13. At Dalry Lane, Mr Wm.'Roughead, riod of life he came to Glasgow, where he ag d 70 years.


May 14. At Turin, where she had gone 26. In the 820 year of his age, Thos. Salt,
for the recovery of her health, Mrs Allan, Esq. of Lichfield, father of Henry Salt, Esq.
wife of Thos. Allan, Esq. banker in Edin- his Majesty's Consul-General for Egypt


June 4. At Brucefield-house, Clackman.
At Edinburgh, Mr Henry Biggar, ad. nanshire, Mrs Elizabeth Ann Johnston,

wife of Lieut. Col. Dalgleish of Dalbeath,
15. At his house, Leith Walk, Dr James and daughter of the late James Johnston,
Macneil, of Stevenson.

Esq. of Sands, aged 44, much and deserved.
16. At Exmouth, Miss Ann Elizabeth ly regretted.
Fothringham, eldest daughter of the late 6. Walter Robertson, Esq. manufacture,
Alexander Ogilvy, Fothringham, Esq. of Paisley.

At his house in Hart Street, Jota
Off Cape Finisterre, Captain Robert Thomson, Esq. royal navy.
Foulis Preston, of the Euphrates frigate, a. 7. At Arbroath, Mr David Braiek, stk.
ged 33. The death of this spirited officer dent of divinity, in the 23d year of his agt
was occasioned, after only a few days ill- Mr Braick's frame was always delicate, bu
ness, by an ossification formed in the inte. he possessed a vigorous mind, and a lite
rior of the skull, which, pressing upon the ly imagination, with great modesy and
brain, produced delirium.

suavity of manners. He prosecuted -
At Bonhill Place, Dumbartonshire, theological studies with much diligence and
Mr John Turnbull, aged 77.

success, and his inward piety corresponda
20, At Leghorn, in the 20th year of his with his attainments, in speculative knop
age, Mr James Johnston, youngest son of ledge. His memory will long be held per
the late Mr Walter Johnston, Joppa, Per. cious by those who had the pleasure of las


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INDEX for 1817.

Essays, Extracts, &c.


2, 326

mon, 324

CCIDENTS, account of Bread, on making it from ministering unlawful oaths,
* a fatal one in Leadhills damaged corn, 342

nes, 414

British Army, effective Cretins of Saltsburgh, ac-
ca, failure of expedition strength of, 325, 422 count of the, 271
the Congo, 33

Burns, description of a mau- Curious examination of a
arican Literature, stand. soleum to at Dumfries, 323 witness in the Scottish Ju.
I works in, 95

Byron and Scott, French re. ry Court, 193
odotes, New, of Vol- marks on the poetry of, 26 Dirom, Lieut.-General's ac.

Byron, Lord, review of his count of his new-invented
Latilles, account of the
poem of Manfred, 449

smoke-preventer, 443
ple in the, who eat Caledonian Horticultural So. Douglas, the Rev. Neil, trial
h, 428

ciety, proceedings of the, of, for sedition, 417
Intiquary, French cri. 19

Dymock's edition of Ovid
Caledonian Canal, works exe- and Cæsar, review of, 44
J, British, effective cuted on the, 497

Eccentricities for Edinburgh,
ngth and expenditure Canal Union, between E- review of poems so entitled,
l the regiments, 325, dinburgh and Glasgow, re- 287

view of observations on, 42 Edinburgh,—description of
cial flowers, account of -Mr Stevenson's level line, the Chapel in Prince's St.
uquet presented to the 87_Mr Telford's report 3-Report of the Sacred
Cess Charlotte of Wales, on the Union line, 118 Music Institution, 5-Men-

Canals in England and Wales, sures for relief of the la.
Fine, memoirs of the length of the principal ones, bouring classes in, 8-State
ress of, 53, 85, 175, 257

of the Charity Workhouse
326, 408, 488

Canine madness, observa- for 1815, 23—Description
Plan for the en- tions on, 165

of the Roman Catholic Cha.
gement of, 31

Carr Rock, account of the pel, 83—Proceedings of the
ed Taxes, their pro- stone beacon erecting on, Royal Society, 91,172,405,
in the years 1815,

516—Report of the public
and 1817, 337 Catholic Chapel at Edin. bodies on the Police bill,


Courts in England, burgh, description of, 83 ill-Plan of a proposed
dings in, in 1815, Chalmers, Dr. review of his Bridge, 163—Rain gages in

discourses on Christian re. for 1816, 168—Report on
Thomas, trial of, for velation, 122

the prevalence of Typhus
Chemistry, memoirs of the fever in, 413_Report of
Tholar, of Spitzbergen, progress of, 53; 85, 175, Committee for relieving the
5 otion of, 512
292, 326, 408, 488

labouring classes in, 490
10. vbical notices of emi. Coinage of Scotland from Education in Switzerland,
haracters, 114, 174, 1603 to 1707, view of, 344 account of an establishment

Commons, House of, offices for, 252
ros, laws on the Conti. and residences of Scottish England, institutions in, for
a helative to the election members, 29

teaching adults to read, 424
Congo river, failure of the Episcopal Chapel, descrip-
te, appeal to the expedition to explore it, 33 tion of one building in É.

nation on the treat. Craniology, Gall and Spurz- dinburgh, 3
of, 198

Letter heiin's system of, 243- Epitaphs and sepulchral in.
by his order to Sir Corrections on the fore- scriptions, 17, 327
we, 201 - Corres. mentioned article, 333 Exports from Britain from
se relative to the Cranstoun, George, Esq. re. 1792 to 1817, 169_Official
ion of his memoirs, port of his speech on the value of, in 1815 and 1816,

trial of Wm. Edgar for ad. 496


gain, 260



Fees to the King's servants Literature, German, notices ing bread from damage
on the creation of Nobility, of recent works in, 83 corn, 342

-, American, stand. Philips, Sir Richard, corres
Financial statements for ard works in, 95

pondence between him and
1816 and 1817, 39

Italian, present Earl Bathurst relative to
Fine Arts, plan for the en- state of, 410, 508

Bonaparte, 333
couragement of, 31-Me. Literary Intelligence, 52, Playfair, Professor, revie
moirs of the progress of, 134, 211, 291, 374, 454, of his dissertation on Ma-
53, 85, 195, 292, 326, 408 531

thematical and Physical
Fire Insurance, duties paid

Men, advantages of Science, 206
on, for one year in Britain, a general association of, Poetic Mirror, or Living

Bards of Britain, revier de
Fountain Worship, on the Lyal, Margaret, a woman 46
origin of, 21, 329

who slept nearly six weeks, Poetry, remarks from the
Game Laws, origin and pre- account of, 13

French on that of Scott and
sent state of the, 177 Manfred, a dramatic poem, Byron, 26–Present stata
Geographical and statistical by Lord Byron, review of, of, in Germany, 27
intelligence, 102, 404, 521 449

Poison-tree of Java, account
Geological Society of Lon. Manufactures, memoirs of of, 257

don, queries proposed by the progress of, 53, 85, Poor in London, manner 1
the, 438

157, 292, 326, 408, 488 which they were supported
German Poetry, on the pre. Marlborough, the late Duke in 1813, 1814, and 1815
sent state of, 27

of, biographical notice of, 169
Literature, critical 276

Potatoes, importance of
notices of recent works in, Mausoleum of Burns, at planting early ones, 118

Dumfries, description of, Printing, earliest establic-
Harold the Dauntless, 323

ments of, and names of
poem, review of, 131 M'Laren, Alexander, trial Printers, in Europe, 517
Highland Society of Scot. of, for sedition, 260 Prizes proposed by the Play

land, proceedings of, 510 Meteorological table kept at al Institution of Sciences a
Horner, Francis, Esq. M.P. Gordon Castle, 16-Ditto the Low Countries, 186
character of the late, 189 at Carlisle, 119

Queries proposed by the
Horsefield, Dr. his account Moore, Thomas, review of London Geological Society
of the Oopas, or poison-tree his poem of Lalla Rookh, 438
of Java, 257

Rain • gages in Edinburgda
Jameson, Professor, review Mythologies, Roman and for 1816, 168
of his system of mineralo- Druidical, coincidence be. Ramsay, Dr, the America
tween them, 98

bistorian, biographical
Indostan, account of the Naples, journal of a resi. tice of, 115
mode of teaching in the dence in, during Murat's Revenue, produce of, fort!
schools of, 277
abdication, 181

last two years, 40
Insanity in Scotland, state- National debt, review of an Roman Altar, description :
ment of facts relative to, essay on the reduction of, one dug up in Duncte

shire, 367
Inscription, account of a Natural History, monthly the Round Table, revica
Latin one found in Dum. memoranda in, 11, 94,170, 127
fries-shire, 489
250, 335, 406

Royal Society of Edinbora
Italian literature, present Neapolitan Sermon, 282 proceedings of, 91, 12
state of, 410, 508

North Pole, on the probabi- 405, 516
Klaproth, biographical no. lity of reaching it, during Sacred Music, report of
tice of, 174

winter, by way of Spitz- stitution for encourage
Knighthood, abbreviations of bergen, 360

of, 5
the different orders of, 29 Ovid and Cæsar, review of Salmon, on the probiti
Language, benefits arising Dymock's editions of, 44 of stake - nets in *

from the study of, 97 Owen, Mr, review of his them, 487
Lanrick Castle, description plan, for reforming man. Savings Banks, retisk
of, 403

kind, by banishing poverty, pamphlets on the su
Leadhills, account of a fatal misery, and vice, 367 of, 445
accident in the mines at, Paris, account of its libraries Science, memoirs of the

and literary institutions, gress of, 53, 85, 175,
Leyden, Dr. description of 178—Report of the Aca- 326, 408, 488
the house in which he was demy of Sciences on mak. Scotland, view of the
born, 483

age of, from the Unis

gy, 624

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he Crowns to that of the Seditious meetings, abstract Steam Frigate in America,
Kingdoms, 344_Proceed- of the bill for preventing,

report of the French In.
ngs of the Highland So. 195

stitute on, 292
iety of, 510

Sedition, trials for, at Edin. Switzerland, establishment
Pott and Byron, French re- burgh, 260, 417

for education in, 252, 364
narks on the poetry of, 26 Selkirk, Lord, review of his Tales of my Landlordon
Jottish members of the sketch of the British Fur- the political and religous
House of Commons, offices trade in North America, tendency of the novel so
iad residences of, 29

and of his quarrel with the called, 431
ottish Review-Observa- North West Company of Teaching, mode of in the
ions on the prospectus of
Montreal, 370

Schools of Indostan, 277
he Union Canal, 42-Dy. Sinecures, report of the Com-

-Institution in England
nock's editions of Ovid and mittee of Finance on, 269, for adults, 424
Cæsar, 44 - The Poetic 338

Tuckey, Captain, biographic
Mirror, 46-Chalmers' Dis Smoke - preventer, descrip- cal notice of, 116
ourses, 122-Round Ta. tion of a new one, 442 Typhus fever, report on the
ple,127_Haroldthe Daunt. Somnolence,remarkable case late prevalence of in Edin.
.css, 131-Playfair's pro- of, 13

burgh, 413
gress of Mathemnatical and Spitzbergen, account of, 512 Union Canal, review of ob.
Physical Science, 206--The Spots on the Sun, during servations on the prospec.
Bower of Spring, 209 the year 1816, account of, tus of, 42-Mr Telford's
Essay on reducing the Na. 357

second report on, 121
tional Debt, 284_Eccen. Spurzheim and Gall's system Varieties, historical and li.
tricities for Edinburgh, 287 of physiognomy, 243, 333 terary, 96
-Owen's new view of So- Stanhope, Earl, biographical Voltaire, new anecdotes of,
ciety, 367—Sketch of the notice of, 36-Will of, 187 326
British Fur-trade in North Statistical and geographical Wallace, Sir William, de-
America, 370_Pampblets intelligence, 102, 404 scription of a colossal sta.
on Savings Banks, 445- Steam-boats, plan for esta- tue of, at Dryburgh, 256
Manfred, a Drama, by Lord blishing them between Weight's and Measures, on
Byron, 449 - Jameson's Leith and Greenock, 106 the regulation of, 24
system of Mineralogy, 524 - Report of House of Com. Wernerian Natural History
Moor's Lalla Rookh,528 mons' Committee on, 485 Society, proceedings of, 212


ARTHUR'S SEAT, contem.
plations on, 376
Auld age, and young ne'er
agree, 56
Burns's punch-bowl, verses
on, 456
Horner, Mr, verses to the
memory of, 214
Kemble, Mr, farewell ad.
dress spoken by, at Edin.
burgh, 296
The Lady and her Page, 535
Lines written at Balcarras
Chapel, 66

Lines to the memory of Miss Song, my Love! I will trem.

ble for thee, 136
to George Chalmers, Verses recited at Burns' an.
Esq. 376

niversary, 55
Sawney's Soliloquy on Ber. to a young lady, 56
wick-brig, 216

to the memory of the
the Soldier's return from late Francis Horner, Esq.
Waterloo, 216

M.P. 214
Song at the anniversary of on a shipwreck at Dun.
Barns, 55

bar, 294
by a Highlander on on Burns' punch-bowl,
meeting Prince Charles,

Stewart, 136

Proceedings of Parliament.

ADVOCATE, Lord, of Scot- Bank of England, statement gainst the Habeas Corpus
land, statement of respect.
of Mr Grenfell respecting

suspension act, 303_Al.
ing conspiracies in Glas. profits of, 227

tercation between him and
gow, 304- Accused of op. Bathurst, Earl, his defence Lord Castlereagh, 304
pression in the exercise of of the treatment of Bona. Bonaparte, motion of Lord
bis duties, 657-His de. parte in St Helena, 300 Holland respecting the
fence, 662
Bennet, Mr, his speech a. treatment of, 299


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