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Miss Mercer, daughter of the late Mr Mercer, teacher of mathematics in Dumfries. She having dressed for church, was chearfully conversing with a friend who called on her before the afternoon service, and was congratulating her on her high health and spirits, when she suddenly dropped down dead upon the hearth, without uttering a groan. A vein was immediately opened, and the most proper measures that medical skill could suggest for restoring suspended animation were resorted to; but all in vain. The heart had totally ceased its action, and not a fibre was observed to quiver.
- Mr William Bell, preacher of the gospel, son of Mr David Bell, of Newhall, on the Water of Milk. He was at Lockerby Market on Thursday the 19th November, and went for home that evening; but, melancholy to relate, was found dead next morning within a quarter of a mile of his father's house.
-At Edinburgh, Miss Charles Oliphant, daughter of the late James Oliphant, Esq. wine merchant.
-At Edinburgh, aged 58, Mrs Ann Craig, relict of the late Mr James M Nair.
- At Edinburgh, in her house Queen Street, Miss Agnes Hunter, daughter of the deceased Andrew Hunter, Esq. of Park.
20. At Edinburgh, Mrs Magdalane Walker, wife of William Walker, Esq. of Daftmihi, writer to the signet.
- At Perth, Augusta Anne Wilson, wife of Mr Hamilton, paymaster Renfrew militia.
Sir Cuthbert Shafto, of Bavington, Knight, aged, 76.
21. At Leith, Dr Stewart Henderson, late surgeon to his Majesty's forces.
At Broughton, Mrs Isabella Wauchope, spouse of Mr Thomas Sommers, late vintner in Edinburgh.
At Leeds, Mrs Maria Grant, widow of Doctor Gregory Grant, physician in Edinburgh.
23. At Edinburgh, Mr David Skae, merchant, deeply regretted.
24. Henry Torrance, Esq. late of Kirktownhill.
At Park Street, Edinburgh, Mrs Jane Aberdein, spouse of Mr George Cowic, and same day their infant daughter.
At Kilconquhar Manse, the Reverend Dr Small, in the 80th year of his age, and 46th of his ministry.
28. At Dundee, Sir Alexander Douglas, of Glenbervie, Bart..
At Dundas Street, Mr Bresbane, of Bresbane.
Nov. 29. At Pinlaws, Fifeshire, the Rev. James Sinclair, minister of Stronsay.
At Port Glasgow, Mr Francis Hay, Shipmaster.
30. At Shawfield Park, Mrs Elizabeth Campbell, wife of Mr Andrew Campbell. At the manse of Cults in Fife, the Rev. David Wilkie, minister of that parish, in the 74th year of his age, and 37th of his ministry. He was universally esteemed for his sincere piety, and rectitude of conduct. This reverend gentleman was father to David Wilkie, Esq. the celebrated painter in London.
At Glasgow, Mrs Marion Campbell, relict of John Campbell, sen. Esq.
At Glasgow, Mr John Paul, late one of the magistrates of that city.
-At Barton Court, in the county of Berkshire, the Lady of Charles Dundas, Esq. M.P.. At Queen Street, Miss Martha Graham, fourth daughter of the late John Graham, Esq. of Dugaldson.
At Newington, in the 52d year of her age, Miss William Craufurd, fourth daughter of the late John Crawfurd, Esq. surgeon in Glasgow.
At Edinburgh, Mrs Christian Rice, daughter of the deceased David Græme, Esq.
-At St John Hill's, deeply lamented, in the 28th year of his age, after a lingering illness, which he bore with most distinguished Christian patience and resignation, Mr William Bruce, eldest son of William Bruce, banker, Edinburgh.
Lately at Messina in Sicily, Capt. Charles Duddingston, of the 10th regiment of foot.
-At Edgeware, aged 86, Francis Aitken, Esq. many years manager of the Liverpool and Edinburgh theatres, and formerly one of the principal performers at Covent Garden, where he was commonly called Gentleman Aitken.
12. At Limerick, a few hours after his wife was delivered of her ninth child, Capt. James Campbell, younger of Craignish, paymaster of the 72d regiment.
At Airdrie, the Hon. Lady Grant, much regretted.
13. At Stirling, Margaret Campbell, youngest daughter of Mr Macmillan, agent for the Bank of Scotland there.
In the Castle of Edinburgh, Captain John Beavan of the 27th (or Inniskillen) infantry. This gallant officer served in all the actions with that distinguished regiment, in the West Indies, Holland, Egypt, Maida, &c. and has died sincerely regretted by his brother officers. He was buried with all military honours.
14. At Prestonfield, Sir John Dick, Bart. of Prestonfield.
The Queen's Wake; a legendary Poem. By James Hogg
Account of Bengal, by Ibrahim, the Son
Letters written by the late Right Hon.
for the suppression of begging, containing the Plan of the Institution... 111 -Address to the Inhabitants of the City
and Suburbs of Edinburgh, on the suppression of begging................. 118 General View of the Principles of Pantomime, from the French............. 120 View of the Church Establishment in Ireland.........
New Work published in Edinburgh.... 131 Literary Intelligence....... ib.
The Wager. By Mr Crabb............. 132
AMERICAN WAR.-Declaration of the British Government.................. 137 Correspondence relative to Peace....... 138 NORTHERN WAR-Extracts of Dis
patches from Lord Cathcart........... 141 -French accounts.... 144 -Defection of the Prussian Army...... 147
152 ib. ****....
STATE OF THE Barometer, &c. From Jan. 26th.
Feb. 25th 1813,
in the vicinity of Edinburgh.
8 29.32 49 50
17 29.31 41 45
1813. Barom. Thermom. Rain. Weather. Th. 4
35 | 45
Quantity of Rain,.
March 11. Court of Session rises.
17. St Patrick's day.
H. M. H. M.
1 19 1 41 2 1
2 42 3 4
Th. 11 9
Fr. 12 11
Sa. 27 10
Apparent time at Edinburgh.
D. H. M..