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LONDON AND ITS VICINITY.

The Blayney was a fine vessel of 200 tons of the noble and wealthy individuals burthen.

occupying premises on this spot, to recover Dec. 14. At the Maidstone Winter arrears of those rates, amounting to several Assizes, after a trial which lasted two thousand pounds, the parties not having days, John Bodle was acquitted of the paid anything towards the poor rates since charge of having poisoned his grand- the mansions were erected, under the prefather at Plumstead. The trial presented text that the site upon which they stand one of the most extraordinary scenes ever was formerly that of a palace belonging witnessed in a Court of Justice. A youth, to the first Duke of Richmond, and that accused of the murder of his grandfather, the land being the property of the Crown, charges his own father with the crime, they were exempt from taxes of the above and also with that of attempting, by description. The present action was one throwing the guilt on another, to compass of trespass, brought by Sir C. Burrell, the death of his unoffending child; and Bart., who resides on Richmond Terrace, · this strange and appalling statement was against Henry Nicholson the beadle. apparently so far justified, that, imme- The Solicitor-general, for the defendant, diately after, the prisoner was acquitted showed that the locality in question was almost by acclamation.

not exempted from rates by reason of its being situated on the site of a royal palace, and also, that it had been originally

lay property. The Lord Chief Justice Dec. 4. A public meeting of the News- summed up, and the jury returned a vervenders of the metropolis was held at the

dict for the defendant, thereby affirming Lyceum Tavern, in the Strand, for the pur- the liability of the inhabitants to pay. pose of taking into consideration the law Privy-gardens, and some other places adof libel, as applicable to themselves. It jacent, where stand the princely mansions appears that eigbty-four actions had been of Sir R. Peel, the Duke of Buccleuch, brought against various newsvenders, by Lord Dover, and other titled and wealthy one and the same individual, and for one individuals, are placed in a similar situaand the same libel. That individual had tion. (See our report of papers read bealready obtained a verdict, with 3001. fore the Society of Antiquaries.) damages and costs, against the proprietors

Dec. 18. Furzey, who was for some of the newspaper in which the libel ori

time in custody on a charge of being conginally appeared, and verdicts also against nected with the Calthorpe-street riot, two newsvenders, with 101. damages in obtained a verdict, with 401. damages, one case, and 51. in the other, besides costs against the proprietor of the Morning to the amount of 1701., and that one of Chronicle, for a libel, setting forth that those newsvenders bas been in prison for Furzey had been clearly identified as the the fine and expenses since last June. murderer of the unfortunate policeman Several resolutions were adopted by the Cully. meeting, condemning the present state of Demolition of City Churches.- We are the libel laws, which could send men to happy to find that the Wards of Bridge, gaol for the mere nominal offence of sell- Candlewick, Dowgate, and Vintry, have ing a newspaper, over the contents of respectively passed temperate but firm wbich they had no control.

resolutions against the meditated destrucDec. 11. An important case was de- tion of City Churches. The Vestries of cided in the Court of King's Bench, re- St. Clement, Eastcheap, and Allhallows lative to the liability of the inhabitants of the Great, have also resolved to memoRichmond Terrace, Whitehall, to the rialize his Grace the Archbishop of Canpayment of poor and other rates. The terbury and the Lord Bishop of London, suit was instituted by the parish of St. humbly praying those excellent Prelates Margaret, Westminster, against the whole not to sanction the proposed scheme.

PROMOTIONS, PREFERMENTS, &c.

Capt. C. R. Cureton, to be Major.---Maj. Wm.
Beckwith, 14 drag. to be a retired Lt. Col. of
Ifautry.

Dec. 13. 89th Foot, Brevet Lieut.-Col. Hon.
Geo. Lionel Dawson Damer, to be Major.

GAZETTE PROMOTIONS.
Nov. 15. Knighted, Capt. Arthur Farquliar, R.N.

Nov. 22. Lord Howard de Walden, to be Mi. nister Plenipotentiary to her Most Faithful Majesty ; Sir Edw. Cromwell Disbiowe, lo tie King of Sweden; Brig.-Gen. Lord W. Russell, to the King of Wurtemburg.

Dec, 6. 13th Light Dragoons, Major Wm. Persse, to be Lieut. Col. 16th Light Dragoons,

ECCLESIASTICAL PREFERMENTS.
Hon. H. E. J. Howard, to be Dean of Lichfield.
Rev. A. Atherley, to a Preb, in Chichester Cath,
Rev. P. Hunt, to a Canon iu Canterbury Cath.

Rev. J. H. Alt, Enford V. Wilts.
Rev. R. Brickdale, Tellhon pe R. Norfolk.
Rev. R. Broadley, Swinton P.C. Lancashire.
Rev. J. Bromilow, Billinge P.C. Lancashire.
Rev. R. Clarke, Heaglochbervie Ch. co. Suther.

land, Scotlaud.
Rev. F. Cole, St. Feock V. Cornwall.
Rev. C. H. Cox, Littleton P.C. co. Worcester.
Rev. T. B. Edwards, St. Stepben's V. Cornwall.
Rev. T. G. W. Preston, Dalingworth R. co. Gloue.
Rev. J. Gaskin, Bitton P.C. co. Gloucester.
Rev. E. A. Holmes, S. Peter's R. Suffolk.
Rov. T. u. Horne, St. Edmund's R. Lombard-st.
Rev. B. Howell, Acton Round P. C. Salop.
Rev. W. P. Hutton, Little Birch R. Herefordsh.
Rev. S. Mayelston, Brantinghain V. co. York.
Rev F. Quid, Kilteel V. co. Kildare.
Rev. W. W. Park, Whelpington V. Northumb.
Rev. E. Pole, Templeton 'R. Devon.
Rev. J. H. Pooley, Scotter R. Lincoln.
Rev.W Potter, si. Mary the Less P. C. Cambridge.
Rev. J. Punnelt, St. Erth V. Cornwall.
Rev. J. Richardson, Alsager P.C. Cheshire.
Rev. H. Rowe, Stonehouse P.C. Devon.
Rev. R. W. Scure, Aldeburgh V. Suffolk.
Rev. S. Smith, St. Mary P.C. Ely, Camb.
Rev. G. T. Smith, Uffculm V. Devop.
Rev. W. T. Wild, Weston V. Hertford.
Rev. E. Vaux, Romsey V. Hants.
Rev. M. Vavasour, Ashby-de-la-Zouch V. co. Leic.
Rev. L. Yarker, Chillingham V. Northumberland.
Rev. W. Young, St Helen's P.C. Isle of Wight.
Rev. R. H. Williams, Grendon P.C. Heretordsh.
Rev. C. Grant, Chap. to Lord Durbam.

CIVIL PREFERMENTS. Sir C. T. Metcalfe, Bait. to be Governor of the

new Presidency of Agra. T. B. Macaulay, esq. M.P. to be fourth Ordinary

Member of the Council in India. Rev. H. Banfather, Head Master of the Grammar

School, Norwich. Rev. H. M. J. Buckle, Head Master of Gram.

School, Durham.

MARRIAGES. Nov. 15. A. T. Malkin, e q. of Trin. coll. Camb. to Marianne, dali. of Rev. J. Addison Carr, Rector of Hadstock.--18. Capt. Dunt, to Sophia St. Ives Mary, eldest dau. of the late Capt. Jarvis, R.M.M.-25. At Reading, Rev. J. King, Rector of Bradenham, Bucks, to Maria, only dau. of Tho. Rickford, esq.--Rev. W. Master, Rector of Buckuell, to Lucy Eliz. only dau. of Benj. Woods, e q. of Blakesley, North. amptonshire.16. At Paris, Geo Marton, es4. ouly son of Col. Marton, of Caperawray Hall, Lancashire, to Lucy Sarah, dau. of the late Right Hon. Lord Chief Justice Dallas,- -At Bitton, Gloucestershire, Lieut. W. Glennie, R.N. to Eliz. Cath. eldest dau. of H. A. Barker, esq. of Wilbridge, Gloucestershire.-27. At St. John's, Savoy, the Rev. John Dowves, to Lucy, duu. of J. Todd, of Lancaster.place, esq.At Trinity Church, Marylebone, G.H. C. Scott, esq. of Devonshule-place, to Mary Favell, second tau. of the late Geo. Dehany, esq. of Jamaica.At St. Mary's, Bryanston-sq. the Rev. G. A. Burnaby, of Hazlede ach Hall, Northamptonshire, to Harriet, third dau. of H. Villebois, esq. of Gloucesterplace.--28. At Sculcoates, co. York, the Rev. H. Dawson, to Maria, youngest dau. of the late Capt. Andrews, of Alford, Lincolnshire.- At Nantwich, T. Bower, esq. to Annette, only dau. of the late Rev. W. Salmon, Vicar of Tudeley, Kent.The Rev. B. Lucas Cubitt, son of Geo, Cubitt, esq. of Catfield, Norfolk, to Einma, youngest dau. of Francis Holyoake, e q. of Tettenhall, Staff.- At St. George's, Hanover-sq. Gilchrist Whisker, nephew of John Borthwick Gilchrist, LL.D. to Cecilia Somerville, only dau. of the late Cipt. Burton, E.I.C.--Ac Dulverton, co. Somerset, Henry Hall, esq. to Charlotte, youngest dau. of the late Capt. Gibson, R.N.-Dec. 2 At Chicksands Priory, Bediordshue, Capt. C. Bulkeley, to Charlotte, dau. of Sir W. and Lady Todd.-4. At Sherborn, David Bate, esq. of Torpoint, Cornwall, lo Theophila Annie, only dau. of the late Capt. Johu Nash, R.N.-5. At Box, Wilts, the Rev. W. Fowle, Rector of AL lington, to Anne Fawcett, eldest dau. of the late Rev. R. W. Moor, Rector of Sandford Orcas,

At Broadwater, Sussex, Lieut. Col. Boaner., to Francis Maria, eldest dau. of the late Major Bean, R.A.--7. At Keston, Kent, the Rev. J. Kirkpatrick, to Eliz Ann, eldest dau. of the Rev. J. W. Martin.-9. At Bromham, near Devizes, Cuthbert Johnson, esq. of Wal. lington, Berks, lo Jane, second dau. of the Rev. Dr. Starky, of Spye Park, Wilts.- -10. At Dodington, Gloucestershire, H. Lannoy Hun. ter, jun. e3q. of Beach Hill, Berks, to Charlotte Octavia, dau. of Sir C. Bethel Codringtou, Bart. -Al Culzean Castie, Ayr, N. B, Rich. Oswald, esqof Cavets, to Lady Mary Kennedy, second dau. of the Maiquis of Ailsa.--At St. James's, Charles H. Pigot, esq. of Great Marlborough-st. nephew of Sir G. Pigot, Bart, to Leonora, second dau.of Sir W. Russell, Bart. of York-place, Portman-square.

--14. At Leamington, Capt. Hamilton, Scots Fusileer Guards, to Catherine Emily, second dau. of W. Wynne, esq. of Dubliw.At St. Helen's, Bishopsgate, Edward, youugest sou of the late Deputy Greenaway, to Jane Anna, eldest dau. of Stephen Cox, esq. of Nottinghamstreet, Marylebone, and Turnham green.-17. At Warntord, Ilants, the Rev. A. Atherley Hammond, of West End Lodge, near Southainpton, to Eliz. Malpas, eldest dau. of the late T. L. 0. Davies, e q. of Alresford.--4t Bridgewater, the Rev. John Allen Giles, to Apna Sarah, dau, of the late Fred. Dickinson, esq.---At Great Amwell, Herts, the Rev. Henry Coddington, Vicar of Ware-cum-Thundridge, to Priscilla, dau, of the Rev. Dr. Batten, Principal of the East India Col. lege, Haileybury.---Lady Catherine Grimston, second dau. of the Earl of Verulam, to Mr. Bar.. ham, son of the late Lady Caroline Barham.

BIRTHS. Nov. 5. The wife of John Shephard, esq. of Keusington-sq. a dau.-15. At Teddington, Lady Campbell, a dau.-20. At the dow. Lady Arug. dell's, Dover-st. the Hon. Mıs. Neave, a sou.--18. At Grove House, Fulham, the wife of the Rev. W. Roy, D.D. late Senior Chaplain of Madras, a dau.-22. At Week St. Mary, Cornwall, the wife of the Rev. Walter Gee, a son.---At Lord George Seymour's, St. George's place, the Visc'tess Boyle, a son and heir. -23.

At Trowbridge, the wose of the Rev. Francis Fulford, a dau.Al Erling, Middlesex, the wife of the Rev. Sır Herbert Oakeley, Bart, a sou—At Wimbledon, the wife of Col. Adam Hogg, E.I.C. a dau. At Topsham, the wife of the Rev. H. Thorp, a dau.27. At Hanover, the Duchess of Cambridge, a dau.--At Maible Hill, Twickeirham, the Lady Alice Peel, a son.--28. At West Dean, Wilts, the wife of the Rev. Edw. Arney, a son.-At Harrow, the wife of the Rev. Dr. Longley, a son.--30. At Bath, the wife of Capt. Lysaght, R.n, a son. -Dec. 1. At Stopham house, Sussex, the wife of Gen. Bartelot Smych, esq. a son.--. In Belgrive-street, the wife of E. Berwick Harwood, esq. a sou. At Newbattle Abbey, Dalkeith, the M'ne's of Lothian, a sun.--6. At Lypiatt house, Wilts, the wife of W. Waldron, esq. a dau.----At Perry Barr, Staff. Mrs. Hunter Hulme, a dau.---8. At Dover, the wife of Capt. Sinart, a son.-10. At Sussex House, Hammersmith, the wife of Lieut. Col. A. Robertson, a son.- -11. At Horsmondev, the wite of the Rev. Wm.M. Smith Marriott, a dau.

-In Esion place, the lady of Sir Jolin Ogilvy, Bart. a dau. ---In Cornwall terrace, Regent's. park, the wife of W. Payater, csq. barrister-atlaw, a son.

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OBITUARY.
MARSHAL JOURDAN.

contempt, by the courtiers who surrounded Nov. 23. At Paris, aged 71, Marsbal the King of Spain ; he demanded and obJourdan, Governor of the Hotel des In. tained his recall at the close of 1809. valides.

However, when the Russian campaign Jean-Baptiste Jourdan was born at was decided, to his chagrin he was sent Limoges, April - 29, 1762. In bis six- back to Spain, where he conducted the teenth year he enrolled himself in the inglorious retreat from Madrid, and was regiment of Auxerrois, and proceeded at length overwhelmed in the ruin of with a part of his regiment to America, Vittoria. Jourdan bad already the refrom whence he did not return until the putation of having sustained more defeats peace. On his arrival in France, be ob- than any other French general (from tained a Lieutenant's commission, and in which he had acquired the significant 1790 became Captain of Chasseurs in nick-name of The Anvil); but this last the National Guard of his native town. defeat threw all his former ill success into

In 1791 he commanded a battalion of the shade. In his flight from the field he volunteers of Haute-Vienne, which he threw down his truncheon, which was led to the army of the North, and distin. found and ludicrously displayed by some guished himself under Dumourier in the of our soldiers. Jourdan did not think campaign of Belgium. His military ta- himself safe until he reached Paris. lents were appreciated; and, in May, There he quietly watched the declining 1793, he obtained the rank of General of fortunes of his master, after whose abdi. Brigade. In 1794 be was advanced to cation he received a command from Louis, the superior command of the army of the When Bonaparte returned from Elba, Moselle. It was at the head of these Jourdan retired into the country. He troops that he gained the victory of Fleu. was for some time undecided as to what rus, and that he planted his colours on the course he should pursue; but at length Rbine from Coblentz to Cleves. France consented to take a seat in the Chamber owed to him the possession of those beau- of Peers. His active services was not tiful provinces, which she has frequently required, but he was entrusted with the declared to be her natural boundaries. government of Besançon. He was one

In the succeeding year he crossed the of the first to recognise the anthority of Rbine, and maintained the war with va- Louis after the second restoration. In rious success. The same results followed 1817 he was placed over the seventh mi. in 1796. In 1797 he started in his politi- litary division, and in the year following cal career, having been nominated to the was admitted among the new peers. Council of Five Hundred. From this During the first days of the revolution of era his devotion to bis country was divided July, he was called to the Ministry for between the tribune, the army, and his Foreign Affairs, but the men of the next diplomatic duties. On the 18th Brumaire day came in, and he willingly surrendered he was among the small number of those to them his place. Shortly afterwards he who foresaw the ambitious views of Bo- was appointed Governor of the Invalides, naparte, and who acted on the reserve. where he made himself as beloved by the The Emperor eyed him with disfavour, aged warriors under his care as he had but he eventually rendered justice to his been by the soldiers when he was in the deserts and bis unbending integrity. In army. Labouring for some time under a 1800. he commanded in Piedmont; and fatal disease, he supported his protracted so mildly that sixteen years after the King sufferings without the least diminution of of Sardinia sent him his portrait splendidly bis placidity and amenity of disposition. set in diamonds. In 1802 he was called He died poor; after holding his rank of to the Council of State ; the year suc- Marshal for 30 years, and filling some of ceeding saw him at the head of the army the most important offices, he has scarcely of Italy: and on the memorable 19th of left 15,000 francs in the funds. May, 1804, he was created a Marshal ; Marshal Jourdan was the last reprebut on the breaking out of the Austrian sentative of the military glories of the war (1805), he was superseded by Mas Republic. “ Jourdan is a poor general," sena (as he had been before in Swabia), said Napoleon at St. Helena; “but he posan indignity of wbich he complained withi- sessed the virtues, rare among his comout effect. In 1806 he governed Naples petitors, of honour, integrity, and buunder Joseph Bonaparte; and in 1808 he manity.” Throughout the protracted civil accompanied that personage into Spain as commotions of his country, and the varied his Major-General. In the latter post forms of its Government, he was still Marsbal Jourdan was overwhelmed with consistent. His disinterestedness enabled disgust, and his counsels were met with him to look unmoved at all the efforts of

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power, and to withstand the intoxicating were listened to with mingled feelings of seductions of the Imperial sway.

grief, reverence, and regret. His funeral took place Nov. 28, at 12 o'clock. The two lodges at the entrance. Lady Mary LinDSAY CRAWFORD. gate, and the grand portal of the Hotel Nov. 21. At Crawford Priory, co. des Invalides, as well as the principal Fife, aged 75, Lady Mary Lindsay Crawdoors of the church, were bung with black ford. cloth. The interior of the church was Her Ladyship was the younger daughalso hung with black draperies, and orna- ter of George nineteenth Earl of Craw. mented with military trophies, funeral ford, fifth Earl of Lindsay, and foururns, and tri-coloured flags; and lighted teenth Lord Lindsay of the Byres, a title by innumerable wax tapers, in a style which ranks first on the roll of Scottish which produced a most imposing effect. Barons, as that of Crawford does on the A rich catafalque was erected in the Union roll of Earls. On the death of centre, in wbich the remains of the Mar- ber brother, George Lindsay, the twensbal were deposited during the service, tieth Earl of Crawford, in 1808 (her two Not only the old veterans, wbose chief he other brothers, and her sister Jean Counhad been, attended to pay bim the last tess of Eglintoun, having all previously honours due to bis rank and military fame, deceased without issue), she succeeded to but a great many officers of the National the family estates of Crawford Priory and Guards were present, with detachments Struthers in Fife, and Kilbirnie in Ayrfrom each legion. The pall was sup- shire. The Fifeshire property was ob ported by Marshal Soult, the Minister of tained from the Keiths, in exchange for War, Marshal the Duke de Treviso, Dunotter Castle, in the fourteenth cen. Major-General Count de Colbert, and tury, by Sir William of the Byres, Lieut.-General Baron Fririon, Com- younger brother of the ancestor of the mandant of the Hotel des Invalides. first fourteen Earls of Crawford, of Amongst the other Marshals who at- wbom the Earl of Balcarres, chief of the tended were, Counts Lobau, Molitor, name, is heir-male and representative. and Gerard; the Ministers of the Inte. The Kilbirnie property was obtained by rior, of the Marine, of Justice, of Public the marriage (1661) of Lady Mary's anInstruction, and for Foreign Affairs ; cestor, Patrick Lindsay (second son of Generals Sebastiani, Flabaut, and Jacque- John tenth Lord Lindsay of the Byres, minot; Admiral Truguet, and a great first Earl of Lindsay, and fifteenth Earl number of other officers of all ranks. A of Crawford,) with Margaret Crawford, deputation from the Chamber of Peers, the heiress. M. Dupin and nearly all the Members of Their son was created Viscount Gara the Chamber of Deputies then in Paris, nock ; and on the death in 1749, of John joined in the procession. Generals Gour. Lindsay, the eighteenth Earl (whom the gaud and Bernard, Aides-de-Camp to industrious Chambers styles “the most the King, and the Aides-de-Camp to the generous, the most gallant, the bravest, Duke of Orleans, followed the hearse in the and the finest nobleman of his time,") Royal carriages. The troops of the gar- George fourth Viscount of Garnock, rison were ranged in double lines round Lady Mary's father, succeeded, as ninethe outer circumference of the Hotel, teenth Earl, to the estates and earldom of under the orders of General Pajol and Crawford. General Darriule. A squadron of artil- By her Ladysbip's settlements, exalery, four squadrons of cuirassiers, four mined at the Priory after her interment, squadrons of dragoons, and four squadrons Lord Lindsay, eldest son of the Earl of of lancers, occupied the space in front of Balcarres, appointed, after the payment the Avenue de Breteuil. "The coffin was of her debts and certain legacies and ancarried from the Governor's apartments nuities to her friends and domestics, her into the church by men selected from the sole residuary legatee. A considerable inmates of the Invalides, and, after the sum is also left to the poor of the parish. service, was placed on a hearse, and, Her domestics, several of whom have followed by the whole cortege, made the been many years in her service, and circuit of the Hotel—the infantry during whom, shortly before ber death, she the procession firing volleys by battalions. thanked for their long and faithful atThe body was at last again taken into the tentions, are kindly remembered in her church, and deposited finally in the vault. will. Even her anxiety for the kind Before they took an eternal farewell of treatment of the numerous animal fa.. their companion in arms, Marshal the vourites she protected during her lifeDuke de Treviso, General Fririon, and time, has been bequeathed by her will to General Solignac delivered orations, which her successor. None of her horses are

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1834 .] OBITUARY.–Lady M. L. Crawford.Sir W.M. Bannatyne. 105 to be disposed of to cruel and barbarous a liberal education, he gave early indicamasters; and of one of them, which be- tions of future eminence. He was adlonged to her late brother, particular care mitted Advocate Jan. 22, 1765, and at is to be taken. The gratitude and affec- the bar he deservedly acquired the chation with which it is pleasing to find her racter of a sound and able lawyer. He memory regarded by those who had the was the intimate friend and companion of best opportunities of knowing her, will Blair, Mackenzie, Cullen, Erskine, Aberlong be cherished in her native county, cromby, and Craig; and one of the conwhen those harmless eccentricities, which, tributors to the Mirror and Lounger. like those of Goldsmith's village-pastor, His accomplishments as a gentleman, and still “lean'd to virtue's side” and to the his attainments in general knowledge and cause of humanity, are forgotten, or re- belles lettres, were such as to excite an membered but with a smile.

opinion that, had he devoted his talents Her Ladyship's funeral, on the 2d of exclusively to literary pursuits, he would December, was attended by the Earl of have arrived at no ordinary degree of emiGlasgow, heir of entail to the deceased,

He was the last survivor of that her distant but nearest relative, by the phalanx of genius which shed so brilliant Right Hon. David Boyle; Lord Justice a lustre on the periodical literature of Clerk; Lord Lindsay (son of the Earl Scotland half a century ago. of Balcarres); Lieut.-Col. James Lind- also one of the original founders and prosay, younger of Balcarres; by Sir Hen- moters of the Highland Society of Scotry Bethune (paternally Lindsay), of Kil- land, a national institution which has conquhar; Johnstone Lindsay, Esq. of eminently and essentially contributed to Kirkforthar, and many other gentlemen the internal improvement of the country. of Fifeshire. The burial service of the He was promoted to the Bench on the church of England having been impres- death of Lord Swinton, and took his seat sively read in the hall of Crawford as Lord Bannatyne, May 16, 1799; and Priory by the Rev. Mr. Sinclair, brother- his judicial career for twenty-four years in-law to the Earl of Glasgow, the fune. reflects high honour on his memory. He ral proceeded to the mausoleum at Wal- resigned in the year 1823, and was sucton, built many years ago on a lofty emi- ceeded by the late Lord Eldin. nence on the estate, and in which repose the ashes of her brother, the late Earl

RICHARD HEBER, Esq. of Crawford and Lindsay. Great num

Oct. 4. At his house in Pimlico, bers of the tenantry, and of the towns- Richard Heber, esq. M. A. formerly M.P. people of Cupar and Ceres, were in at- for the University of Oxford. tendance; the most respectful order was He was the eldest son of Reginald Heber preserved, and few indeed, it is to be (who succeeded his eldest brother as presumed, could witness with indiffer- Lord of the Manors of Marton, Yorkence, the obsequies of the last of a direct shire, and Hodnet, Salop) and Mary line, which, for nearly five hundred years, Baylie, his first wife; and was half-bro. has flourished in Fifeshire, and whose ther to the late amiable Reginald, Bishop deeds have been enrolled in the chronicles of Calcutta, who was by a second wife. of ancient Scotland.

Towards this brother he acted a most It is supposed that the Earl of Bal- affectionate part, superintended his educarres, who is descended from the second cation, took great interest in his literary Earl of Crawford, is entitled to that efforts, and was justly proud of his Earldom; but his claim does not extend talents and virtues, to the Earldom of Lindsay, Viscounty of Mr. Heber was born in Westminster, Garnock, and ancient Barony of Lindsay on the 5th of January 1773; and was of the Byres, which belong to the person educated under the private tuition of the who can prove himself heir-male-general late learned George Glasse. He then of George the last Earl. John Lindsay proceeded to the University of Oxford, Crawford, esq. asserts this claim. It may and was entered at Brasenose College. be expected that these claims will now be There he cultivated assiduously an acbrought forward.

quaintance with the Greek and Latin

Classics, and acquired that taste for them SIR W. M. BANNATYNE.

which accompanied him through life, and Nov. 30. At Whiteford House, co. which was the means of introducing him Ayr, aged 90, Sir William Macleod to the friendship of Porson, Dr. Burney, Bannatyne, one of the retired Senators and other eminent scholars. There, too, of the College of Justice.

it was that he laid the foundation of his This venerable man

was descended extensive collection of books; but at from an ancient and honourable family, this time his views were limited to the and born Jan. 26, 1743, 0. S. Having formation of a classical library, with the enjoyed and profited by the advantage of addition of critical works, and the moGENT. Mag. Vol. I.

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