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26. At Edinburgh, Mr Henry Sanderson, sur- Dec. 20. At Hussingabad, Captain Hugh Inglis geon, Musselburgh, to Miss Agnes Thom.
Ker, of the 7th Bengal cavalry, youngest son of the 27. Carl Gustaw, Baron von Bulow Wischen- deceased William Ker of Kerfield, Esq. dorff, to Helen Hay, third daughter of the deceas- Mr William Auldjo, youngest son of the late ed Henry David Inglis, Esq. advocate.
George Auldjo, Esq. chief magistrate of Aberdeen. At Gloucester, Charles Bathurst, Esq. eldest He was first officer of the East India ship, Queen son of the Right Honourable Charles Bathurst of Charlotte, which was totally lost in a hurricane off Sydney Park, to Miss Fendall, only daughter of the Madras, on the 24th October last, when all on late William Fendall, Esq.
board unfortunately perished. - At Biggar, Robert Craig, Esq. of Guildie, to Feb. 2. At Sourabya, Java, Mr Peter Kirkwood, Elizabeth, youngest daughter of Mr John Young, midshipman on board the India ship Marchioness manufacturer, Littlewell.
of Exeter, son of Mr P. Kirkwood, late merchant 30. At Laurieston, Dr Alexander Tweedie, Fel- in Dundee. low of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, 7. At Allahabad, Bengal, Archibald Murray, to Miss Hannah Brown, daughter of the late Da- Esq. East India Company's civil service, son of the vid Brown, Esq.
late William Murray, Esq. of Polmaine. - At Glasgow, William Macfie, Esq. Greenock, Feb. 18. On the march from Russalpoor to Joulto Janet, second daughter of the late Claud Mar- nah, Lieutenant-Colonel Heauh, of the Honourable shall, Esq.
East India Company's service. 31. At Edinburgh, Mr James Burnet, bookseller, At Calcutta, Mr William Nichol, cooper, forLeith, to Jessie, daughter of the late Mr Thomas merly of Leith. Donaldson, merchant, Edinburgh.
March 20. On her passage to Bombay, on board - At Edinburgh, Mr James Pollock, Paisley, to his Majesty's ship Minden, the lady of Rear-AdIsabella, third daughter of Mr William Russel, miral Sir Richard King, Commander-in-chief in Kirkaldy:
the East Indies. September 1. At Eastwood Manse, Wood Sin- June 4. At Montreal, Mrs Martha Mair, spouse clair, Esq. Leith, to Helen, daughter of the Reve- of Mr John Stephenson, merchant, aged 50. rend George Logan.
18. Off Porto Rico, during a voyage to Deme3. At Dunbar House, Edward Stanley, of Cross rara, in the 18th year of his age, Alexander, eldest Hall, county of Lancaster, Esq. to lady Mary son of Dugald Campbell, Esq. Achlian. Maitland, second daughter of the Earl of Lauder- July 22. At Trinity Cottage, Margaret Stevendale.
son, mother of Lieutenant John Mitchell, R. N., 6. At Glasgow, John Kinross, Esq. of Cork, and great aunt to Mrs Abercrombie, jun. Birkendistiller, to Isabella, only daughter of John Gib- bogue. son, Esq. merchant, Glasgow.
31. At Wells, aged 80, the Honourable Samuel At Kirkcudbright, Captain Dun, of the Gal- Knollis, Lieutenant-Colonel in the army, and one loway militia, to Marjory, daughter of Alexander of his Majesty's justices of the peace for SomersetMelville, Esq. of Barwhar.
shire. He was one of the few surviving officers 7. At Edinburgh, Mr James Wright, jun. mer- who fought and conquered on the plains of Minchant, Glasgow, to Elizabeth, only daughter of Mr den. John Watt, tobacconist, West Nicolson-street.
Aug. 12. After labouring for several years under At St Mary's, Islington, John Ingleby, Esq. of a paralytic affection, George Langton of Langton, Halloway, to Miss Euphemia Black of Dundee. Esq. aged 48; and on the Monday following, worn
8. At Paxton House, Rear-Admiral Sir David out by unremitting attendance on him, Mrs LangMilne, K. C.B. &c. &c. to Miss Stephen, daughter ton, his widow, aged 32. of the late George Stephen, Esq. of the island of - At Maxweltown, Miss Marion Maxwell of Grenada.
Carruchan, in her 79th year. 10. At Edinburgh, Lieutenant E. Payne, 75th 16. At Dysart, aged 78, John Jamieson, Esq. regiment, to Mary, only daughter of the late Tho- town-clerk of that burgh, and factor to the Earl of mas Brisco, Esq. island of Jamaica.
Rosslyn. 16. In London, Michael Stewart Nicolson, Esq. 16. At Arbroath, Miss Mary Fraser, daughter of of Carnock, eldest son of Sir Michael Shaw Stew- John Fraser, Esq. late of Greenlawhill, and grandart, Bart. to Eliza Mary, only daughter of Robert daughter of General Sir James Wood of BonningFarquhar, Esq. of Portland Place.
ton. - At Carfrae, John Paterson, Esq. Gayfield 17. At Edinburgh, Mrs Johnston of Lathrisk, Square, Edinburgh, to Jane, second daughter of widow of the late David Johnson, Esq. of LathRobert Hogarth, Esq.
risk and Bavelaw. 17. At Gilmore Place, Edinburgh, Patrick Dal- 18. At Aberdeen, Alexander Rhind, Esq. merlaway, Esq. to Mrs Isobella Howie Garson Currie, chant. youngest daughter of the late John Currie, Esq. of - At Loch-head, near Aberdeen, Mrs Simpson, Dale Bank.
relict of the Rev. Alexander Simpson, minister of At Edinburgh, Adolphus Macdowall Ross, Fraserburgh. Esq. M. D. second son of the late Colonel Andrew 19. At Dalkeith, Helen Ramage Murray, youngRoss, of the 21st regiment of foot, to Miss Cathar- est daughter of the late William Murray, account. ine Hume, youngest daughter of David Hume, ant, Edinburgh. Esq. Advocate.
20. At Gilmore Place, Miss Margaret Scott, 21. At Edinburgh, Mr James Anderson, civil daughter of the late Mrs Thomas Scott, Craiglockengineer and land-surveyor, to Margaret, only hart. daughter of Mr Walker, Prince's-street.
At Eaglescaimnie, Mrs Lindsay, of Eaglescair. 22. At Campbelton, Mr Donald Macmillan, nie, in the 90th year of her age. merchant, Glasgow, to Elizabeth, daughter of 21. At Queensferry, Miss Mary Murray. John Armour, Esq. Campbelton.
Drowned, while bathing in the Isla, Mr John 24. At Edinburgh, Mr Adam_Geddes, to Eliza, Gordon, surgeon in Keith. second daughter to Mr Richard Fraser.
- At Pitcaithley, Hugh Morris, Esq. merchant 29. At Hope-street,g Leith Walk, this morning, in Glasgow. George Crichton, Esq. R. N. to Gifford, eldest Ať Edinburgh, Mr John Fairley, writer, aged daughter of William Allan, Esq. merchant, Leith. 42.
Lately, In the parish church of Trentham, in At Edinburgh, Elizabeth Parland, youngest the county of Stafford, the Right Honourable Lord daughter of Mr James Stevenson, merchant. Viscount Belgrave, eldest son of the earl Grosve- 22. At Dunfermline, Mrs Catharine Beveridge, nor, to the Right Honourable Lady Elizabeth Mary wife of Mr James Macbean, writer there. Leveson Gower, youngest daughter of the most At Hull, aged 34, Roderic M'Cleod, of the noble the Marquis of Stafford.
15th regiment of foot, who fought at the siege of Lately, At Mary-la-bonne, London, John W. Quebec, under the gallant General Wolfe, and was Grieve, Esq. of the 2d regiment of Life Guards, to in various other engagements. the Honourable Mrs Sydney Bowles, sister to Lord 23. At Leckie, Robert Moir, Esq. of Leckie, Norwick.
M. D. aged 88.
- At Edinburgh, after a short illness, Mr Peter DEATHS.
Steel, wright, much regretted by a numerous circle November 5. At Seharunpore, David Hastie of acquaintances. M. D. on the Bengal establishment, formerly of At Canaan, Miss St Clair, Benny, aged 14. this city.-He fell a victim to a malignant fever, At Castletown, Caithness, Alexander Coghill, which has carried off great numbers during the Esq. merchant. last two seasons,
Mrs Fox, widow of Mr Richard Fox, of the Blue Bell Inn, Otley, Yorkshire. Her death was - At Carron Park, William Cadell, Esq. of occasioned by putting her legs and feet into cold Banton, aged 82. Mr Cadell was one of the oriwater, when in a free perspiration, which brought ginal founders of the Carron Iron Works, and dua severe affection of the brain.
ring the whole course of an active life, was engaged 24. At Fasque, lady Ramsay of Balmain.
in many useful and important commercial under- At Edinburgh, Mr Thomas Reid of New- takings. castle-upon-Tyne, aged 31.
At Edinburgh, Mrs Jean Gibson, widow of - At Dalkeith, Mr David Chalmers, portioner, the late Dr William Dalgliesh, minister of Peebles. there, aged 80.
B. William Somerville, Esq. Ampherlaw. - At Bonnington Place, Mrs Mary Oliphant, 9. At Aberdeen, William Forbes, Esq. late of spouse of William Cowper.
Skellater, aged 88. - At Gilmore Place, Mrs Elizabeth Knox, relict - At Perth, Jane, only daughter of Mr George of Mr John Home, land-surveyor, Edinburgh, in Condie, writer. the 63d year of her age.
- At Arbroath, Mrs Rose, widow of the Rev. - At Bullingate, county of Wicklow, Ireland, Patrick Rose. aged 42 years, Major Edward Tandy, of the Hon- 10. At Edinburgh, Mrs Munro, relict of Daniel ourable East India Company's service.
Munro, Esq. of Summerfield. 25. Mrs Janet Hannay, wife of James Ogilvie At Leith, aged 16, Miss Margaret Brown Mack, Esq. writer in Edinburgh.
Thomson, eldest daughter of the late Mr George - At Surrey Place, Glasgow, Mr Andrew Os- Thomson, merchant there. wald, wine and spirit merchant.
11. At' Portobello, Catherine, daughter of Mr 26. At his lodgings at Harrowgate, where he had Alexander Guthrie, bookseller, Edinburgh, gone for the benefit of the waters, Judge Fox, of At her house in Oxford-street, London, the Dublin. His death was awfully sudden; at dinner Right Honourable Lady Essex Ker, second sister of he appeared to be slightly unwell, but retired to his Grace the late John Duke of Roxburgh, Groom his room as usual, after he had dined, and was of the Stole to his present Majesty. This lady is found there two hours after, on the point of death. the last of the original family of the Earls and He had retired from the bench some time ago.
Dukes of Roxburgh. - At Gosport Barracks, John C. Cowell, Esq. 12. At Brompton, near London, aged 17, Rolate Lieutenant-Colonel, Royal Scots.
bert Dalrymple Horn, eldest son of R. D. Horne 27. At Hillhead, Mr John Somerville, sen. mer- Elphinstone, of Horn and Logie Elphinstone. chant, Glasgow
i3. On his passage to London, William A. 28. At Edinburgh, Mrs Margaret Malcom, wife Downs, Esq. auditor of his Majesty's customs in of Mr Daniel Robertson, Black Bull Inn.
Scotland. - At her house, Dunfermline, of a very sudden - At Edinburgh, in the 89th year of her age, illness, Mrs Finlay Malcom, relict of the late Mr Mrs Ann Campbell, relict of the late Major ThoFinlay Malcom, brewer in Dunfermline, aged 51. mas Wood of the royal marines, and daughter of
29. At 6, South St James's Street, Miss Mary the late John Campbell, Esq. of Ottar. Bell, daughter of the late Andrew Bell, Esq. of - At Islabank, in the
county of Forfar, James Craigfoodie, Fife.
J. Wedderburn, eldest son of P. Wedderburn, Esq. 30. At Stranraer, Patrick Taylor, Esq.
At Edinburgh, Captain Archibald Mercer - At Irvine, Mrs Reid, wife of Richard Reid, Macgachen, 22d regiment of foot. Esq. writer.
- At his house, in Bury St Edmunds, London, At Sanquhar House, Moray, George Grant,
William Smith, Esq. in the 88th year of his age, Esq. of Burdsyards.
formerly of Drury Lane Theatre. - At Great Malvern, lady Cope, wife of Sir Jo- 16. At Edinburgh, Dr Patrick Lindsay, assistnathan Cope, Bart.
ant-inspector of hospitals. 31. At Edinburgh, Samuel Kendall, Esq. late of 17. Åt Portobello, Sarah Anna, infant daughthe colony of Berbice.
ter of Alexander Stephen, Esq. Mineral-street, At his seat at Felpham, near Bognor, Dr Edinburgh. Cyril Jackson. The doctor has been Dean of - At Tynemouth, the Right Honourable Lady Christ-Church for 26 years, and was admired for Collingwood, widow of the late Vice-Admiral Colhis learning, and revered for his virtue.
lingwood. Margaret, wife of Lieutenant-Colonel G. Na- At Fulham House, Sir James Sibbald, Bart. pier, 3d guards.
- At Lindertis, Elizabeth Stuart, youngest Sépt 3. At Inverness, in her 78th year, Jane, re- daughter of G. I. Meason, Esq. of Lindertis. lict of the Honourable Archibald Fraser of Lovat. 19. At Edinburgh, Dr William Wright, F.R.S.
- At Grange House, Brunt island, Mrs Hamil. L. & E. late physician to the forces. ton, wife of Mr James Hamilton, accountant-ge
his seat in Kent, Sir Edward Knatchbull, neral of Excise.
Bart. one of the members for the county. At Glasgow, Miss Ann Mure, eldest surviving - At Edinburgh, Lawrence Hume Ford, infant daughter of the late William Mure, Esq. formerly son of William Ford, Esq. Caledonian Glass Works. of Laneshaw, in the parish of Carluke.
Lately, At Walsall, Staffordshire, in the 42d year 4. At Saltcoats, Andrew Glasgow, Esq. of Dean- of his age, William Badger, Esq. foot, Peebles-shire.
At Ingouville, on the banks of the Seine, on - At Rothsay, where she had gone for the re- the morning of the 8th ult. Caroline, daughter of covery of her health, Mrs Wilson, wife of the Rev. John Ellis, Esq. of Connaught Place, grand-daughDr Wilson, minister of Falkirk.
ter of the late Sir Peter Parker, Bart. Admiral of At Blyth, David Sivright, Esq. late merchant the Fleet, daughter-in-law of the Right Hon. in London.
Reginald Pole Carew, and first cousin of the Lord - At Moncrieffe House, George Hugh, son of
Howard de Walden. The preliminaries to her the late Eneas Mackay, Esq. of Scotston.
alliance with Colonel Sir Robert Steele, Knight of - At Leith, Mr Robert Thomson, shipmaster
the Order of Charles III. of Spain, &c. were in there.
progress at the moment of her lamented dissolu- At Edinburgh, Dame Matilda Theresa Coch- tion. The Pavilion was hung in black and illurane Wishart, wife of Sir Thomas Cochrane, Knt. minated by flambeaux. The remains of this accomroyal navy, and daughter of the late Sir Charles plished lady had been embalmed, and_lay in state Róss of Balnagown, Bart.
previously to their being brought to England for 5. At Logie, Mary Ann, wife of James Boucher, sepulture. Esq.
Recently, in the Island of Antigua, at the At Bessborough, Miss Maria, Jane Riddell, residence of her only son, Samuel Auchinleck, Esq. second daughter of the late Thomas Riddell, Esq. the representative of the ancient Barons of that of Bessborough.
Ilk, a gallant and distinguished Lowland race, most - At Edinburgh, Miss Harriet Erskine.
honourably alluded to in Miss Porter's historic 6. At his cottage in Easthorn, Arthur Piggot, novel of the Scottish Chiefs, Elizabeth, relict of M. P. in the 69th year of his age. The death of the late Samuel Auchinleck, Esq. many years colthis eminent lawyer causes a vacancy among the
lector of the customs at Antigua-her memory is Benchers of the Middle Temple, of which society
endeared to her family and friends, by the rememSir Arthur was a member.
brance of those amiable domestic, feminine, and - At the Palace in Tuam, William de la Poer christian virtues which adorned her while livingBeresford, Lord Decies, D. D. Archbishop of Tuam. and render her lamented when dead.
Oliver & Boyd, Printers, Edinburgh.
Horæ Germanicæ, No I. Guilt ; or, the
Anniversary. (A Tragedy, from the
German of Adolphus Mullner, &c. Jama121 Stanzas. Composed in Sherewood Plantation man
www.136 Olden Time.
ib. Restoration of the Parthenon in the National Monument
ww137 Alastor ; or, the Spirit of Solitude : and
other Poems. By Percy Bysshe Shelly 148 Nugæ Canoræ ; by Charles Lloydcaman 154 On Public Lectures on Works of Imagi
nation at Literary Institutions.com. 162 Recollections, No I. The Cameronians 169 Notices of the Acted Drama in London, NO VII..
-174 Remarks on Dr Chalmers' New Work..177 On the Edinburgh Musical Festivalum.183 Don Juan Unread
m194 Fancy in Nubibus. A Sonnet, composed
on the Sea Coast. By S. T. Cole-
196 The Negro's Lament for Mungo Park. ib.
The Rector. A Parody on Goldsmith's
Country Clergyman in the “ Deserted Village”.
momma 197 Character of Sir Thomas Brown as a Writer, by Mr Coleridge
man ib. Chevy Chase-Idem Latine redditum .199 De Foe on Apparitionsmanananana 201 The Warder, No I. wannavarna
208 LITERARY AND SCIENTIFIC
INTELLIGENCE marcomam213 WORKS PREPARING for PUBLICATION216 Letters of Mr Ballantyne and Mr Fear
man, relative to the New Tales of my
217 MONTHLY LIST OF NEW PUBLICATIONSumano
MONTHLY REGISTER. Commercial Report
223 Meteorological Report
227 Appointments, Promotions, &c. mum.... 229 Births, Marriages, and Deaths canonimab. 230
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We intend, henceforth, to have an Article, in each Number, on the Political affairs of the Country, under the title of “ The Warder.”
The Analytical Essays on the Old English Drama will most probably be resumed in our next. We are forced, for the sake of variety, occasionally to interrupt the succession of Articles in themselves interesting.
We intend now, according to our promise made some time ago, to present our readers with accounts of the finest German Tragedies—at least six times a year. We are confident that our first specimen, in this number, will give general satisfaction.
Our Cork Correspondent's Letter, though dated 1st October, did not reach us till the 8th of November. We hope to hear from him frequently
and if he wishes to hear from us, he can tell us so.
The Letter sent to us by Mr Abraham Longchops, shews ability—but is by far too long, and we have tried in vain to shorten it.
The same objection applies, even to a greater degree, to the “ Legend of Craigmillar Castle.” It too is the work of a man of talent, and the opening is very picturesque.
The paper signed 0. T. (the signature in pencil marks) it would scarcely be fair in us to publish. But if its author chuses to favour us on some other scientific subject, we believe him to be very able to write well.
N. N.'s remarks on Don Juan do great credit both to his head and heart. But we have already given our opinion of that poem ; and though N. N. may have expressed his ideas better and more fully-we do not think that he has added any thing new to what we said on the same subject. His letter is now lying for him with Messrs Cadell and Davies.
For the same reason we must decline inserting another very ingenious paragraph.
John Greencor writes very good-humouredly and facetiously—but we do not wish to resume the subject of his communication. We send our compliments to the Club. His Article shall be transmitted according to the direction.
A similar cause prevents us from inserting “ Sarcasticus."
We intend ourselves to write a short notice of a poem lately published here, called, “ Common Sense,” by the Rev. Mr Terrot. “ Common Place" would have been a more appropriate title.-" Tu quoque,” therefore, is laid aside. Our Unknown Friend in Derbyshire expostulates with us, in a very kind and amiable
We hope to improve, upon some of her (for so gentle a person must be a Lady) intelligent suggestions—but as her letter seems intended solely for our own amendment and encouragement, we do not think it necessary to publish it.
Odoherty's first letter on the Errors of the Duke of Wellington in our next.
We have returned to the judicious author (with a letter) “ An Account of a Visit to York Minster, &c."
The paper signed W. Old Vennal, Glasgow, probably in our next. Would a letter reach our Correspondent, addressed to him according to the subscription of his note to us? We regret that we can do nothing for our 1slington Correspondent.
It is a great hardship, no doubt, not to be permitted interment in a patent coffin—but it does not fall under our jurisdiction. Posthumus must apply to the proper authorities.
It goes to our very heart to reject poetry of any of our fair Contributors. But non-insertion does not imply disapprobation. A Sonnet to Lord Byron, (M. A. C.) in particular, we unwillingly reject-for-though inaccurate in one line or two_it is exceedingly elegant.
" A Young Lady” in our next.
We have received a well-written notice of “ Select Sermons from the Danish of Dr Nicolas Edenger Balle” (sold by Ogle, Duncan, & Co. London) but we have not yet had an opportunity of reading the Sermons themselves.
Will A favour us with a prose Article ?
We are told by C. D. to attempt to please every body. Did he ever make such an attempt ? All that we wish is to please a great majority of mankind, and, as C. D. thinks we do so, we hope he will be contented with us ; though there should be a few dissentient voices heard crying in the wilderness.
S. S. complains of our severity. No doubt, we have occasionally said a few sharp things ; but, on the whole, as Editors go, we are among the best-tempered, and best-hu. moured, and best-natured of them all. We must take care not to get too tame.
“ Man of age thou smitest sore,” is an exclamation used only by a few Marauders.
Some notice soon of that entertaining little book, “ Annals of Peterhead."
We had some other notices to Correspondents, but this one is in danger of falling over the brink of the page. So, for another month farewell.
(A Tragedy, from the German of Adolphus Müllner, &c.)
The best German critics of the present talked of in Germany as quite worthy day seem to be agreed in thinking very of his genius; but, in truth, that sinpoorly of their own dramatic literature. gular production has very
slender They are proud indeed, as they ought claims to the character of a proper to be, of a few masterly pieces in which drama. It is rather a philosophical the intellectual subtlety of Lessing- romance, composed in a dramatic form the uncontrollable fire and energy of -and as a romance, it is certainly one Schiller-and the matchless union of of the very best, both in conception and reason and passion which character- execution, to be found in the whole izes the genius of their Goethe, have body of European literature. There been abundantly displayed. But they was something exquisitely happy in complain, with justice, that no one of the idea of choosing for the exhibition these great men has given them such a of a picture of the various characters of number of fine works, composed upon men as modified by the nature of their one set of principles, and in one form, religious creeds, that fine period when as might furnish any thing like a mo- men of so many different persuasions del for the erection of a true national came together under the influence of literature of the drama. Each of them the most opposite, and yet the most appears, throughout the whole of his noble of feelings, to rival each other in dramatic career, to have been perpe- all the heroism of devotion and chitually engaged in the search of some valry beneath the inspiring sky of Pagreat idea or principle which might lestine. The very name of Saladin, comprehend within itself the two ele- too, who is the true hero of the piece, ments of novelty and dignity, in such possesses a charm beyond which noa manner as might render it worthy of thing could be desired. It is a thoulying at the root of a great superstruc- sand and a thousand pities that all the ture destined to convey to the most beautiful imagery and passion of the distant times an adequate expression of scene and the poet should have been the genius of German thought and chilled by the coldness of those tenets, German feeling. It may be doubted the propagation of which was the real whether this search has been in any object of the whole piece—but this one instance successfully terminated very defect renders it less a matter of by any of the three powerful writers regret that the form of the piece, as a we have named-and it is quite cer- work of art, should have been such as tain, that if such were the case, no it is—and that, therefore, the masterone of themselves was ever quite sa- piece of Lessing should have failed to tisfied that it actually was so. Of all be a German tragedy. In like manLessing's dramatic works, the Nathan ner, the greatest of all Goethe's works, the Wise is the only one which is now the Faustus, although it exhibits, in