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was brought forward, and I advanced and ness and forbearance on an occasion so met Nepaunker; he informed me that he highly creditable to them, and important to would submit to any orders that I had to the public interest.
S. HALIFAX. give. I required of him to accompany Extract from a Letter from Brigadier-Geme to Ahmednuggar,
neral Munro, to the Hon. Mountstuart Chinoajee Row Appa, the youngest Elphinstone, dated Camp, Komenaul, 6th brother of Rajee Row, is in Nepaunker's May, 1818. camp, and submits to the same terms. I As I advance through the country, I conshall accordingly march on Ahmednuggar, tipue occupying it by means of subuodies, agreeably to your original instructions, for several miles on the right and on the unless I receive orders from you to a dif- left of my line of ronte, and shall continue ferent effect,
to do so on my return. Nepauoker is said to have about three Extract from a Despatch from Lieutenantthousand horse; I judge them however General Sir Miles Nightingall, K.C.B. to not to exceed two thousand; he has six the Governor in Council at Bombay, dated elephants and sixty camels, some of them 14th May, 1818. apparently laden with treasure.
I do myself the bonoór to lay before you Chinoajee Row has two palanquins, and a copy of a letter from Lieutenant Colonel his wife is with him.
Prother, dated 10th instant, reporting that Nepaunker informed him Bajee Row is the fortress of Ryghur had been surendered now at Berhampoor, where he will remain by the enemy, and taken possession of by until an answer shall be received through the troops under bis command. his vackeel to a reference made to Mr. I beg leave to offer my cordial congra. Elphinstone. The vackeel left Nepaun tulations to your Honourable Board on the ker's camp yesterday on his way to Ahmed. hrilliant termination to the very laborious nuggur.
duties that have fallen to Lieut.- Colonel Before I close this despatch I beg to Prother and the troops under his command, bring to the notice of Brigadier-General since the commencement of the war, and Smith the anxiety shewn by all ranks to which most justly entitle them to every engage the enemy, as well as their for- praise for their great zeal and persevering bearance when terms were granted.
exertions, which have been most conspicuous I am, &c.
and unremitting, but particularly so on the E. Davies, Capt. Com, N. R. Horse.
present occasion. Division Orders by Brig.-Gen. Smith, C.B. The success of the detachment has been
Camp, Chickpour, 9th May, 1818 aided by the scieace of the artillery officers, The commanding officer has received a greater proof of which need not be adduced despatch from Capt. Davies, commanding than has been displayed at Ryghur, for the reformed horse (acting upon the right notwithstanding its stupendous height and through the Bheer district in clearing the extensive area on the top, shells were thrown country of straggling parties of the eneiny's into every part of it, and the palace set on dispersed army), anouucing his having come fire, which no doubt greatly tended to de. up with a body of the enemy, after a march termine the enemy to surrender. of thirty miles, belonging to Appa Dessve Extract of a Report from Lieutenant-Colonel Nepaunker, and having with him Chinnajee Prother, to the Ailjutant-General, dated Appa Saheb, the brother of Bajee Row, Fort of Ryghur, 10th May, 1818. the late Peishwah,
I have the gratifying task of sending you The enemy, to the number of between by Lieutenant Powell, my Brigade Quartertwo and three thousand, drew up with a Naster, the important information, which nulla in his front, as if to engage the re I request may he laid before his Excellepcy formed horse. Captain Davies having the Commander-in-chief, of the surrender crossed the nulla, and formed, was pre of the fortress of Ryghur to the force under paring to charge, when within four hundred my command; and that I am now in actual yards of the enemy, he sent out a flag of possession. truce, by which those chiefs and their The garrison held out a fag for terms, troops came into unconditional submission and after three days of communication and to the authority of the British Government. treaty, I was induced to allow the garrison
Brigadier-General Smith has great satis bonourable terms; viz, marching out with faction in announcing this event
teir arms and private property, which was division, and recording his entire appraba. accordingly done carly this morning before tion of the conduct of Captain Davies, me, and I marched up and took possession, which has been every thing that was requi- finding in the fort the wife of his Highness site to the spirit, pradence, and moderation, the late Peishwah, and public property, in expected froin a British officer.
specie, to the amount of five lacs. Brigadier-General Smith requests Cap It is my intention to permit her Highness tain Davies will receive his best thanks and to depart from the fort to-morrow to any fender them to the European officers, sirdars, place she may fix upon, agreeably to the and troops wder his command, accom request sent me by the Honourable Mr. panied with his admiration of their steadi. Elpbiostone. Europ. Mag. Vol. LXXIV. Nov. 1818.
TUESTAY, SEPT 29,
1:le of Wight, Knight Commander of the This Gazette notifies that the Prince Ne. lost Honourable Military Order ef toe gent has appointed his trusiy apei weil be Bath, Major-Cieperal in the Army, Colonel loved Charles Grant, Esq. to be of his 85ih Regiment, and Quarier-inaster gederal Majesty's most ponourable Privy Council of the forces. in Ireland. It also contains the appoint
Felton Lluill Bathurst Hervey, E-e. of ment of the Reverend Heneage Finch, Laiast00, Southampton, Colone) in ihe Army, Chaplain in Ordinary to his Majesty, in the extra Aid.de-Camp to his Royal Highors room of the Reverend Dr. Charles Burney, the Prince Regeni, Lieutenant Colonel ef deceased.
the 11th Regiment of Light Dragoen, ard
a Companion of the Most Honourable SATURDAY, OCT. 3.
Military Order of the Ba h; with remainder, WHITEHALL, Oct. 3.
in failure of is-ue male, to his brother His Royal Highness the Prince Regent has Frederick Ange flervey, L-q of Clarendoa been pleased, in the name and on the behalf Park, Wilts, and his heirs mali, of his Majesty, to direct letters parent 10 be John Powell, isq. of Harduicke, aod passed under the Great Seal of the United of Worthen, Salop, and in default of male Kingdom of Great Britain and Irland, for issue, to Edward Kyia-ion, Clerk. (Droiber granting the dignity of a Buronet of the said of the said Jobo Powell) of Risby and United Kingdom to the following gentlemen Fornliain St. Genevieve, Suffolk, aod his respectively, and to the heirs male of their beirs male. bodies lawfully begotten; viz.
John Acland, Esq. of Fairfield, Somerset, The Hon. Alexander Maitland, of Clif. and of New-house, Devon. ton, Mid-Loihian, and of Rose Hill, Heri. Antony Lecamere, E.9 of the Royd, ford, General in the Army, and Colonel of Worcester. the 491 Regiment.
Sir Edmund Lacon, Knight, of Great Henry Johnson, Esq. of Bath, Somerset, Yarmouth, Norfolk. General in the Army, and Colonel of the Jotin Shelley Sidney, Esq. of Pensburst81st. Regiment.
place, Keni. Anthony Farrington, Esq. of Blackheath, Thomas Hare, Esq.of enwHall, Norfolk. Kent, General in the Army, Colonel com Edward Stracey, F.q. of Rackheatb Hall, mandant of ist. Battalion of the Royal Norfolk. Regiment Artillery, and Director-licneral George Shiffoer, Esq. of Combe-place, of Artillery and field train.
Sussex, Sir Harry Calvert, Knight Grand Cross John Croft, Esq. of Cowling Hall, York. of the Most Honourable Military Order of Robert Baleson, Esq. of Belvoir Park, the Bath, Lieutenani-general in the Army, Downshire. Colonel 1410 diegiment Foot, and Adjutant Matthew John Tierney, Esq. M. D. uf general of the forces,
Brighthelmsone, Sussex, and Daver street, James C.mpbell, Esą, of Inverneil, Physician in Ordinary to His Royal HighArgyll, Lieutenant-general in the Army, ness the Prince Regent, Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Hano [ T'he Gazette announcements relating to verian Guelphie Order, and Knight Coin. the Derease, Funeral, sc, &c. of her late mauder of the Royal Sicilan Order of St. ALAJESTY, being inserted under their praper Ferdinand and of Merit.
heads in the Narrative, are consequencing Sir James Willoughby Gordon, of Niton, omilted here.
TUE KING SILALTII.
ABSTRACT OF FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC INTELLIGENCE. VE Secretary to the SOCIETY of and that the drawers are supposed to be
GUARDIANs for the PROTECTION now in London, of TRADE, has stated by a Circular to its There are many bills in circulation with Members torreui, that the persons under a similar acceptance. named ; viz.EDvords, life of Brighton, and
" "Vindsur Castle, Sor.i. now of 44, Cimados-treet, St. Martin's.
“ His Majesty has passed the last morit lasie, is reperted to that Society as improper in a very quiet stale, and in good bedily to be proposed to be ballolied for as a
health; but bis Majesty's disorder rensis member tiereof.
"1. Halford, The Secrcury is also desired to state, that
" W. Tleberden, RICHARD ANDERTON, recently inentioned,
“M, Baillie, has lately taken No. 10, City Chambers,
" R. Hilis.” And also, that a bill dated " Sheffield," drawn and indorsed by “ John Happin, and
TOE QUECN'S UFALTI. Co." and accepied by “ Thomas Prothero, The following official Bulletins tervis and Co. 26, Nicholas-lane,” (lately mnen. the healtof her Majesty, bare ben floweri) has been recently in uczucialiud, during the mouth;
Oct 26. " The Queen's complaint does of yesterday, but her Majesty has had a not abate. Her Majesty has slept well. bad night.”
(Signed as above.) “ F. Millman,
Nov, 13. (Sigoed)
The Queen bad some sleep " H Halford.”
in the night, and her Majesty appears to
suffer less 10-day thau she did yesterday.” Oct. 27. " The Queen has had a good
(Signed as above.) night, from which her Majesty has derived Nov. 14. “ The Queen continues in much some ease. (Signed as abave.)
the same state. Her Majesty rested ill in Oct. 28. “The Queen is inore comforta. the early part of the night, but has had some ble this morning in consequence of several good slep this morning.” (Signed as above.) hours sleep in the night; but the synptoms
Nov, 15. “ The Queen has had some good of her Majesty's malady are not changed.” sleep in the last night." (Signed as above.) ( Signed as above.)
Nov, 16. " The Queen's disease has not Oct. 29. “ The Queen has passed another
abated. Her Majesly has had some good good night. It has not had, however, any slep in the night. (Signed as ab ve.) material influence in her Majesty's disease.”
Nov, 17. * The Queen's state last night (Signed as above.) was one of great and imminent danger, Oct. 30. The Queen passed the greater Her Majesty remains very ill this morning.' part of yesterday in a very uncomfortable
(Signed as above.) state, but the sleep which her Majesty has
“ We have at length the melancholy task had in the night, bas afforded relief this of announcing the death of the Queen." morning."
(Signed as above.) [For a Portrait and interesting particuOct. 31. “ The Queen has had several culars connected with the Life and Character hours sieep, but the symptoms of her Majes of her late Majesty, vide page 379.] ty's disease remain unchanged.”
NORTH WEST PASSAGE. (Signeıl as above.) Return of the Isabella and Alexander, Dis. Nov. I. "The Queen's symptoms have
covery Ships. not improved since our last report; her The Isabella and the Alexander, DisMajesty bas not had a good night."
covey Ships, are safely arrived in Brasia (Signed as ahore.) Sound, Lerspick, all well; neither ship have Nor, 2. “ The Queen continues much ing lost a man, for a man in the sick list. the same to-day as her Majesty was yes Captain Ross lias completely succeeded in terday."
(Signed as above.) exploring Ballo's Bay, and, with the ex. Nov. 3. “ The Queen has had several ceptions of errors in the latitudes and louhours sleep in the night, but her Majesty has giviles, of verifying the statements of that not experienced any abatement of her dis old and able navigator wiose name ii veau ;
(Signed as above.) and of ascertaining that no passage exists Nov. 4. “The Queen's symptoms con
between the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean tinue without any material abatement." through Davis's Strait and Baffin's Bay, the
(Signed as above.) whole being found to be surrounded by high Nov. 5. “ The Queen has had a restless jand extending to the north as far as lai. 77 night; the symptoms of her Majesty's dis 55. and lony. 76. W.: and in the 711h ease remain the same as yesterday.”
degree of latitude, tretching westward 113 (Signed as rove.) far as 81. W, longiiode, They naced the Nov. 6. “ The Queen has had an indiff same the whole way down to the Cape erent night. Her Majesty remains much Walsinghain of Davis, wlicia they ascesindisposed.”
( Signed as ahore.) tained to lie in latitude 66. and longitude Nov. 7. The Queen has had another very 6!), ; from hence they steeredd for Resolution judifferent night, and her Majesty suffers Lland, and then stood homeward. They this morning from the want of refreshing have marle mapy curious observations and sleep.''
(Signed as alares) discoveries, of which, perhaps, will not be Nov. 8. The Queen passed the evening of considered as the least interesting, that of : yesterday very uncomfortably, and has had nation being found in inhabit the Arche a restless night; but there is no material Regions, between the latitude of 76 and alteration in her Majesty's symptoms.” 78, who thought that the world to llie South
(Signed as above.) was all ire; that generation lizd succeeded Nov. 9. "The Queen fel: herself more generation of a prople who has never tasted easy throughout yesterday, but her Majesty's the fruits of the earth; had ooirlea ofis night has been a restless oue.'
Supreme Being,--wlo nerit had an enemy, (Signed as above.) and whose chiefs hail bitherto suppord Nov. 10. “ The Queen has not rested Diemselves monarchis of the universe. There well in the night, but her Majesty has had now only remains to be discovered the pro some good sleep this morning.”
mination, if it has one of Middleton's (Signed as above.) Repule Bay, and, a fow degrees to the Nov. 11.
“ The Queen has had little Northward of it, to determine wheticon sleep in the night, and her Majesty remains Cireenland be an island or joins Airnica, very much indisposed.” (Signed as above.)
and this might will the greaie i vise bye Nov. 12.
“ The Queen was in a less done from ile northerr mot station of the uncomfortable state throughout the wbole Hudson's Lay Company in any one stawa.
Additional particulars relative to that future period, become an object of commerce most interesting topic, the recent attempt with the natives of these bitberto on koosn to discover a North-west Passage. The ac regions. The weapons they use for killing count of the newly found people, in those the smaller species of whales were the hores dreary regions, is extremely curious : of the sea-unicorn. Here theo, at the ter
The Jane, Captain Young, of Mootrose, 'mination of this immense bay, which, till sailed io company with the Isabella and now, has been supposed to communicate Alexander, from Lerwick, and learnt from with the Polar Basin, an entire new race Captasa Ross the following interesting pare of human beings has been discovered ; and ticulars :—' After the last accounts from the the idea of reaching the Pole, or pedetraexpedition, up to the 25th of July, when ting into the North Pacific Ocean by Beb. they had reached lat. 75. 21. and long. 60. riog's Straits, through this supposed passage, 30. the weather cleared, and the variation is for ever at rest. The Isabella and Alexof the compass increased so fast, that it ander traversed ibe whole bay, bariog sailed became difficult to find out exactly how the up the eastern, and returned by the westera ship was steering. The sea, with the ex. shore, thus proving that the whole of that ception of sode ice-bergs, being completely vast and yoknown country, from Cape clear of other ice, they reached lat. 76), Farewell to the Cape Walsingham of Daris, when they were unexpectedly opposed in is attached to the continent of America. their northern progress by terra firma. After all, the traditionary story, handed Here they met with a new race of Esqui. down among the southern Esquimaux, that maux, who, by their astonishment, appeared there is a rapid and narrow river to the pever to have seen a ship before. At first northward, which may communicate with they were much afraid, and made signs for the Polar Basin, is perhaps fouoded on the vessels to fly away, thinking they were reality. Our navigators, in their progress huge birds of prey that had descended from round this dreary bay, saw dinerous the mood to destroy them. A few of the whales ; and due advantage will no doubt natives, however, were soon enticed on be taken of this valuable discovery by the board, when they expressed their awe and fishers next season." wooder by hugging the masts, and other We subjoin a statement of much import extravagant manifestations of imploration, ance to the commercial and agricultural as if to superior beings : at other times, on interests of the country, being a Table of the attentively surveying the ships, they laughed Average Prices of English grain for the six immoderately. They were entirely unin. weeks immediately preceding the 15th jest. telligible to the Esquimaux whom Captain from which it appears that wheat, rye, barRoss took out with him, although they seem ley, oats, beans, pease, and four, may be to be of the same origin, their physiognomy imported for home consumption till the being similar, bit of rather a darker com 15th February, 1819, when a new average plexsion; in their general appearance, lan will be taken, unless prices, during the next guage, and manner, approaching nearer to immediate six weeks, shall agaio fall below the natives of Kamtschatka, or the north the average import rate; in whicb case, all eastern extremity of Asia. Their mode of importation froin the ports between the travelling is on sledges, drawn by dogs, and Eyder and the Bidassoa will be fortb with some of them were seen in this way, going interdicted. The following are the rates northward. They were in possession of at which the ports are open to importation knives, which, it is conjectured, they must for home consumption, duty free - w beat, bave formed from the iron in its natural 803. ; rye, 53s.; barley, 40s. ; oats, 405.; state, and which may, perhaps, at soine beans, 53s. ; pease, 535. Average Prices of English Grain of the Twelve Maritime Districts, for the Six Weeks
immediately preceding the 15th of November inst. by which the importation is regarJated, according to the Act of 55 Geo, I11, viz. for the week ending
Wheal. Rye. Barley. Oats. Beabs, Pease.
d. s. d.
710 24, 79 10 57 7 59 0 33 3 73 0 71 10
91, 79 10 59 6 59 4 33 6 74 il Nov. 7, 83 3 57 10 60 3 33 7 75 0 715
14, SO 6 57 5 611 33 6
Aggregate Average of the Maritime Districts for the Six Weeks:-
Oats. Beans. Pease,
335 74 7 715
BIRTHS. Lorem at Waalwice the Lady ofera Lately, In Bolton street, Piccadilly, the Grant, Royal Artillery, of a daugh- Lady of S. Stolterforth, Esq. of a daughter,
Lately, at Edinburgb, the Lady of The
mas Maitland, Esq. younger, of Dundren 27. Io Portland-place, the Lady of H. nao, Advocate, of a daughter.
S. Northcote, Esq. of a son and heir, Lately, in Russell-place, Fitzroy-square, 28. The Lady of a Wigan, Esq. Stamford the Lady of Edward Shaw, Esq. of a Hill, of a son. daughter.
30. Io Russell-square, the Lady of ThoOct. 9. At Bishop's Court, near Exeter, mas Denman, Esq. M.P. of a son, the Right Hon. Lady Graves, of a son.
Nov. 5. In Wimpole-street, the Lady of 24. At Sloperton Cottage, Devizes, the the Hon. J. T. Leslie Melville, of a son. Lady of T. Moore, Esq. of a son.
14. At Stonehouse, Cumberland, the Lady 25. In Langham.place, the Lady of Sir of Sir Hew D. Ross, K.C.B. of a daughJames Langham, Bart. of a daughter. ter.
26. In Beaumont-street, Rutland-place, 17. At Fitzroy-farm, the Lady of A.W. the Lady of William Cox, Esq.of a daughé Robarts, Esq. M.P. of a daughter. ter.
18. At Plymouth, the Lady of Captaio The Lady of W. Etherington, Esq. of the Hon. Fleetwood Pellew, of his Majesthe Legacy Department, Somerset-place, of ty's ship Revolutionaire, of a son. a danghter.
19. In Baker-street, Mrs. J. R. BeardIo Montague-square, the Lady of R. more, of a daughter. Best, Esq. of a daughter.
Lately, Augustus Lage, Esq. son of Gen. rine, danghter and co-heiress of N. Lage, of New-castle-upon-7'yne, to Miss Starkie, Esq. of Frenchwood, in the county M. Gibson, daughter of John Gibson, Esq. of Lancaster,
Esq. Comptroller of the Customs there, Lately, Mr. J. Lorimer, of the Strand, Oct. 5. John Gore Jones, Esq. of the to Miss H. Jury of Walthamstow,
county of Sligo, to Letitia Elizabeth, Lately, Mr. W.O'Rourke, professor of daugliter of the late Charles Francis Sherimusic, to Miss Forde, of the Theatre Royal, dan, Exq. and niece to the late Righi Hop. Dublin.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Lately, William, son of the Rev. Thomas 6. Major Brook Bridges Parlby, of the Abraham Salmon, B.D. Prebendary of Honourable Fast India Company's service, Wells, to Mary, daughter of F. Cainpbell, to Amelia, daughter of Captain Hender. Esq. of Huntindon.
son, of Kensington, Lately, the Rey. John Tydd Moore, A.M. 21. John Wood Younghusband, Esq. of son of Arthur Moore, Esq. a Judge of the Elwick, to Eliza, daughter of Ilie late Rev. Court of Common Pleas, Ireland, to Char R. Dean, of Bolion.le-Moor, Lancashire. lotte, danghter of John Bockelt, Esq. of 22. At Walthamstow, the Rev. Joseph Southcote Lodge, Berks.
Arkwright, M.A. to Aune, daughter of Sir Lately, David Barclay, Esq. to Maria Robert Wigram. Bart. of Walthamstow. Dorothea, sister of Sir Hedworld William. 23. Lieut, Williano John Cole, K., and son, Bart, of Whitburo Hall, Durham. of H.M.S. Northumberland, lo Elizabeth,
Lately, Lieutenant-Colonel Sir William daughter of Robert Wace, Esq. of Lucho Gomm, of the Coldstream Guards, to Sophia, lade, Gloucestershire, daugbter of Granville Pean, Esq. of Blerta Lieut. Col. Sir William Gamm, of the ford-street, May Fair.
Coldstream Guards, to Sophia, daughter of Lately, E. W. Scadding, Esq.of Russell. Granville Penu, Esq. of Hereford-street, place, Fitzroy-square, to Henrietta, Jaugh; May Fair. ter of H. Selfe, Esq. of Amesbury.
25. Mr. S. Yule, of Barbican, to Miss Lately, at St. Mary-le-bone Church, Mr. Jane Knoll, daughter of the late Rev. J. W. Armstrong, of Ely-place, to Miss E. N. Knott, of liverdell, Northamptonshire. Vokes, of Crowland Abbey, Lincolnshire, 26, Mr. Wuolloton, to Miss Roberts,
Lately, H. Metcalf, Esq. to Louisa, 27. John Kirkman, Esq. of Clonk-lane, daughter of the Very Rev. T. Blakely; to Maria, daughter of Robert George SpedDean of Connor.
ding, Esq. of llarefield. Lately, C. Newcomen, Esq. of Clona 28. Mr. F. G. Moon, of Threadneedlehard, Ireland, to the Hon. Katherine New. street, 10 Ann, eldest daughter of J. Chan. comen, daughter of the late Viscount New cellor, Teq. of Kensington. comeo.
29. Lieutenant-General Vansiltart, to Lately, Sir J. Boyd, Bart. to Harriet, C. Harris, niece to J. Drummond, Esq. of daughter of the late Hugh Boyd, Esq. of the Boyce Court, in Gloucestershire. Bally Castle, county of Antriin.
Mr. W. Westall, of the Kent-road, to Lately, H. W. Mander, Esq. of the Tem. the only daughter of R. W. Butler, Esq. ple, to Miss Gookney, daughter of C. Cook. Nov. 4. Lieut. Mathew Day, of the Dey, Esq. of Castle street, Hoiboru.
Royal West Indian Rangers, to Lavinia,