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Ata Meeting of a General Committee of ment of the Infirmary, and of the conduct the LONDON INFIRMARY for CORING Dis of the Officers of the Charity, should bare BASES of the Eye, held the 11th of March, become necessary; nor without expressing 1818, specially convened to receive the Re a hope, that a plain and simple regard to port of a Committee appointed at a special truth, will prevent the necessity of any fur. and numerous Meeting of the General Com ther similar proceeding. mittee, on the 21st of November, 1817, to The affairs of India, according to the last take ioto coosideration a Pamphlet, entitled accounts received from Bengal and Dadras, " A Letter to the Right Honourable and are pregoaot with interest, and it is adHonourable the Directors of Greenwich mitted in the ministerial papers that they Hospital, containing an exposure of the are Dor wbolly free from grounds of fear. measures resorted to by the Medical Officers There appears a system of co-operation of the London Eye Infirmary, for the pur- among the naiive prioces, that will require pose of retardiog the adoption aod execu all the force we have in the East to subdue, iion of plans for the extermination of the -The Marquis of Hastings evidently per. Egyptian Ophthalmia from the Army and ceives the approaching storm, and is making from the Kingdoin, submiited for the ap. active preparations to meet every contiaproval of Government."-By Sir WilLIAM gency, and we are assured is perfectly ADAMS.
confident of success. In October, the The following Resolutions were passed whole of the army was in the field at Madras, unanimously :
and the army of Bombay was similarly situThat the Report of the Special Commit- ated. Considerable reinforcements have tee; and the Letters of Dr. FARRE, of the been ordered, and every necessary arrange3d and 10th instant, which have now been ment has been made for carrying into effect read, be published, and that a copy be deli ulterior objects of the greatest isn portaoce, vered to every Governor of the Infirmary. as the governor-general was moving op the
That this Committee entertain the highest country with a large staff. Ooe great obsense of the talents, integrity, and zeal, of ject of his Excellency, it is understood, is to Dr. FARRE, which, whether called into ex insist that a subsidiary force shall be placed ertion by motives of public benevolence, of on each of the Mahratta chiefs ; that is, an private friendship, or of professional duty, English force is to occupy the bead-quarters, have alike advanced the interests of this in and bold the person of the Indian Prince, stirution.
having a district of country assigned for That this Committee acknowledge with their main enance, and an English Ambassagreat satisfaction the important services de dor at the Court to take care of their interived to this Charity, from the able and up rests. This is already partially the case, but right professional conduct of BENJAMIN according to the projected play it is to be TRAVERS, Esq. F.R.S. aod WILLIAM Law now general. The Indiab army is to be conRENCE, Esq. F.R.S.
siderably strengthened, and ibe Directors That the acknowledgments of this Com have each had the nomination of nine Camittee are also eminently due to RICHARD dets, the present wigter, though their asual BATTLEY, Esq. Honorary Secretary, who, number has been two. The state of affairs during the course of Thirteen Years, has, on in India is such, that we expect to have imevery occasion, manifested an anxious zeal portant intelligence from that quarter by for, and has contributed extensively to the the next arrivals from Bengal or Madras. advancement of, the interest of this institu Accounts from Germany state, that the tion.
Emperor of Anstria is about to resume the That this Committee cannot conclude the title of Emperor of Germany; that his eldest subject which has recently engaged their at son will be called King of Germany, and tention, without the deep and pointed ex his brother, the Archduke Charles, be ap. pression of their regret, that the duty of a pointed Grand-Marshal of the Empire. public appeal in explanation of the manage
PREFERMENTS. NHE Rev. P. S. Fisher, A. M. io lhe James F. Saunders, Esq. agent for Lloyd's
vicarage of Barbage, Wilts, vacant by Coffee House at the Nauritius, has beea the resignation of the Rev. J. Russell ; pa. appointed by the Honourable East lodia tron, the Rev. | Fisher, Prebendary of ine Company, their agent at that island. euthedral chur h (Sarum.
The Rev. J. Brelt, M.A. to the rectory of The Rev. W. Non aster, B.D. to the rec Mount Beres, Essex. tory of Winterborn Bassett, Wilts, vacant Rev. Robert Eyres Landor, B.D. vicar of by the death of Dr. Chester ; patrons, the Hughendon, Burks, to be chaplain to H.R. H. President and Scholars of St. Mary Mag. the Prince Regeni. dalen College, in Oxford.
Rev. A. E. Hobart succeeds the Rev. P. The Rev. T. Davis, rector of St. Martin, Thornton, as prebendary of the collegiate Sarum, to hold by dispeusation of the vicar church of Wolverhampton. age of Idruiston.
BIRTHS. FARCH 2, At Eaglehorst, Hanis, the 6. At Sidmouth, the lady of Hugli Dyke
Acland, Esq. of a son.
FEB. 23.' At her house in the Adelphia 2. At the Lord Chief Raron's, the lady of terrace, the lady of William Mills Pulley, tise Rev. Teniple Frere, of a son.
Esq. of a sun.
, : to Louisa, only daughter of Frederick Thomp. ford, Esq. of the Hon. E. 1. Company's son, Esq. of Merrion-square. service, to Diana, daughter of the late 11. The Rev. Thomas James, to Miss Jane George Wroaghton, Esq. forincrly of Ad- Baker, daughter of Mr. Baker, of Fores wick Hall, Yorkshire.
street, Cripplegate. Fee. 20. George Scott Elliott, Esq. of 12. Authe Friend's Meeting-house, WandsLarriston; to Anne Margery, daughter of worth, Benjamir
. Kidd, of Godalmin, Surrey, James Bell, Esq. of Leith.
in Caroline Driver, second daugliter of W. 21. W. 8. Arner, E«n. of Enfield, 10 Driver, Esq. of Surrey-square. Maria, daughter of W. C. Clarkson, Esq. of James William Wallack, Esq. of 11:e Thea. Doctor's Cumnions.
tre Royal Drury.lane, to Georgiana Susanna, 96. The Rev. Alexander Houstoun, reco daughter of Jobu Jobristone, Esq. of the for of Hartley, Hanis, to Louisa, daughter of sgme Theatre, the Rev. Wm. Ellis, of Thames Ditton and 13. At Ware, Mr. T. Cteary, to Miss East Moolsey, Surrey.
Maria Harriet Mumford. Viscount Newpori, eldest son of the Earl 14. At St. Andrew's, Holborn, John Burke of Bradford, ro Georgina Elizabeth, daughter worthi, Esq.of Hull, to Einha, eldest daughof Sir Thomas Moncreiffe, Bart. of Mon. ter of Joseph Bolderson, Esq. of Bedfordcreiffe, in the county of Perih.
27. Mr. Wm. Price, of the Minories, to Wm. H. Field, Esq. of Netherfield House, Emma, daughter of the late Mr. Okey Belo Herts, to Miss Georgiana Martha Py bus foor, of Lincoln's-inn-fields.
Fairfield, of Gloucester.place, Portman-sq. . Mar. 5. Ai Rotherhithe, Benjamin Biles, Şir Jeremiah Dickson, K.C.B. to Jemina, Esq. of Blandford, to Frances, third daughe daughter of the late Thomas Langford ter of Henry Louch, Esq. of the former Brooke, Esq. of Cheshire. place.
18. The Rev. George Butler, D.D. head 6. Otawell Puxley, Esq. of Galway, to master of Harrow School; rector of Gayton, Nrs. O'Brien, relict of the late Ulick, O'Brien, Northampton, &c. to Sarah Maria, daughter Esq. of Waterview, Galway.
of John Gray, Esq. of Wembley Park, Mid9. At Walcot church, Bath, Charles Gore dlesex. dun Ashley, Esq. to the Hon. Jone New. 19. At Cirencester, by the Rev. H. A. comen, sister to the Right Hon. Lord News Pye, William Gillman; Fisq. Bank-buildings, comen,
London, to Mary, youngest daughter of the 10. In Dublin, Henry Robert Carden, late Daniel Masters, Esqi of the former Esq. son of Sir John Craven Carden, Bart. place.
MONTHLY OBITUARY. ATELY, at an advanced age, Mr. Wal approbation of the learned editor, Mr. Gita
ford, and which was to have been brought of the theatrical profession. He had long forward. Rowe took his “ Fair Penitent been suffering under a declining state of from this play, but il is much below the oribealth. Few men were so well acquainted ginal. In private life Mr. Waldron was one with the dramatic literature of this country, of the kindest men that ever existed. Noor possessed so many anecdotes respecting thing could gratify him more than en oppor. the theatrical history of his own times. He tunity to render services of any descriptions possessed, also, poetical talents, which, if he but particularly of a literary nature; and he had not been occupied in the necessary was indefatigable in his researches for that dutics of life, might have enabled him to rise purpose. In the humble range of characters into distiuction. He had taste and judg. assigned to him on the stage, fie always mament, which he displayed in several original nifested a full knowledge of his author, and compositions, as well as in judicious altera- sustained the part with judgméni, truth, and tions of some old plays. He had prepared nature ; and, on the whole, was a very for the stage, an alteration of Massinger's amiable, worthy, and intelligent man. " Patal Dowry," which had received the Lately, Herman Platoil. We bave got Európ. Mas. F'ol. LXXII, Mar. 1818.
yet received any particulars relatting to the that he had not only defended his country precise time, or to the particular disease, against a press of foreign usurpation, but had which deprived the world of so bright an refused wealth from the late Emperor Paul, example of military virtue as the late
and twice rejected the throne of Poland, Hetman Platoff. But we know, from un from Napolean Buonaparte. Rather than questionable authority, that he was in a receive a pension from the enemy of his coun. declining state so early in the last year as try, or be the crowned satellite of any em. September. About that time we were in peror upon carth, he retired to a miserable formed from Teherkaslı, that his Excellency village in France, and fed himself on bread was then far from well. The fatigues of the and water by the labour of his bands. If this campaign of the year 1812 began to manifest be not honest patriotism, where is it to be their effects after the stimulus of martial found? He, too, is in his grave. Nay, let us, ardour and that of travelling had subsided; as Christians, hope that he has rejoined the 'the state of exhaustion was, in proportion, heroes who were his personal friends, if his extreme; and he laid himself upon his bed political enemies, in another and a better of thickly-gatherd laurels, to rest, and to find world. refreshment; but the attempt was in vain. Lately, on board the Honourable Com. Nature had been over-tasked, -and he sleeps pany's ship the Thomas Grenville, on her in deach.
passage from the Cape to Calcutta, Joseph, We must all remember this hero of the son of E. Johu Collett, Esq. M.P. Southe Don, pursuing the enemies of his country
wark. like "the blast of the desert." We must all Lately, the Rev. Charles Marshall, vicar remember him in his visit to Eugla:ıd, mild of of Brixworth, Northamptonshire, aged 74. aspect, and gentle in manners--more like the Captain Fitzclarence, eldest son to the Patriarch of his people than the Champion Duke of Clarence. He was a young man of of nations, winged with the energy of youth uncommon energy of character, and of talents in its primest vigour. Only a few months and acquirements. He was an admirable have intervened between the death of this linguist, and, as we understand, was about venerable Chief of the Cossacks; venerable to return to England, with the view of being in years and in honours; and the death of employed in the Diplomacy, for which be Alexander Prince Scherbaltoff, bis Second was peculiarly qualified. in command, a man in the meridian of his Lately, Lieutenant-Colonel Erskine, Lord days, and of his comprehensive services to Erskine's youngest son, on his passage to Russia, who had also to date the germs of his Ceylon, fatal illness from the victorious fields ot' 1812. Sept. 24, 1817. At Cambay, East Indies, These two illustrious warriors had the satisfac- the Rev. John Rawlins, son of John Raw. tion of sharing, side by side, the dangers and lins, Esq. and a chaplain on the Bombay the glories of that campaign. They have establishment. both died victims to its severity, and both Jan. 24. At Edinburgh, Robert Beat. 'will have a tomb in every brave heart, a son, LL.D. F.R.S. Edin, late barrack master memorial that must exist when marble monu at Aberdeen. He was born in 1742, at ments nre no more.
Dysart, in the county of life, and bred to But the reputation of a consummate Gene. the mililary profession. In 1756 he obral was not the only excellence in tbe charac tained an ensigncy, and the following year ter of the Hetman of the Cossacks. During accompanied the expedition to the coast of the investment of the invader's territory by France. He afterwards served as lieutenant the allied troops, and their consequent in at the attack on Martinique and Guadaloupe, roads upon the French country, he heard and, about 1766, retired on half pay. On thal, near one of the spots destined for the commencement of the American war, he pillage, might be found the residence of endeavoured to obtain employment in a Thaddeus Kosciusko, late General of the situation suitable to his former services, bat Poles, who lived thiere in the occupation and without success, and since that time chiefly scclusion of a peasant. Platoff dispatched a devoted himself to literary pursuits. His party of his Cossacks to protect the person publications are—“ A Political Index to the and the property of that great man, once Histories of Great Britain and Ireland," 8vo. the adversary of three invading Sovereignis, 1786; of which a third edition, in 3 vols. but now, even more illustrious in his obscurity appeared a few years ago.-" Naval and and helplessness, than when at the heart of Military Memoirs of Great Britain, from 1727 his Sarmatian troops. Kosciusko and Platoff to the present Time,"' 3 vols. 8vo. 1790; met;-it was the embrace of two brave 2d edit. 6 vols. 1804.- " View of the memohearis, as honest as brave. Such hearts are rable Action of the 27th July, 1778," 8vo. well un derstood in England. When Platoff 1791.-" Essay on the Comparative Advanrelated the incident to the narrator of this tages of Vertical and Horizontal Windinills," paragraph, it was with more than one tear 8vo. 1798. - " Chronological Register of in his eye; and precious are the tears which both Houses of Parliament, from 1708 to are drawn by the admiration of virtue. He 1807," 3 vols. 8vo. 1807.-Dr, Beatson code kucw how to value Kusciusko; for he knew tributed several papers to the "Comunica
tions to the Board of Agriculture,” of wbich at the office in Worship-street, and Marlbohe was an honorary meinber.
rough-street, The remains of this sound FEB. 17. At Gibraltar, in the 54th year of scholar, powerful writer, genuine patriot, his age, (and was buried with military hom upright and sagacious magistrate, were innours) Joseph Larcom, Esq. late captain in terred at Bromley, in Kent. The funeral bis majesty's navy, and naval commissioner was simple, attended only by a very few 21 Malta.
intimate friends, among whom were some of 24. Mr. Benjamin Halls, of Harlow, Es the committee of the Pitt Club, of which the 4ex, aged 66.
departed Gentleman was honorary secretary, 25. At Hampstead, Mrs. Key, widow of a due tribute to his memory, as the impartial the late John Key, Esq.
biographer of our immortal statesman.' Mr. At Pentonville, Mrs. Jane Jones, wife of Gifford has left a widow and seven children; Mr. Samuel Jones, of Barnard's Inn, Hol- and, therefore, as his works in defence of born,
loyalty and the true principles of our unri. In Sonth Audley-street, the Hon. Sirvalled constitution are well known and much George Berkeley, G.C.B. This gallant Ad- adipired, we trust that government will not miral was the first person who gave the po- neglect the family of so able aḥ advocate, pular toast, “ A long pull, a strong pull, and so strenuous a supporter. and a pull altogether.”
7. In Upper Brook-street, the Lady CaroJoseph Towle, Esq. of Woolwich.
line Wrottesley, of Wrotlesley, Staffordshire, Catherine Maria Cotton, widow of the very and eldest daughter of the Earl of TankerRer, George Cotton, LL.S. Dean of Chester, ville.
26. Mrs. Roberts, of Montague-square, At Kentish Town, aged 76, William Wilwidow of John William Roberts, Esq, for mot, Esq. merly chief of the Honourable East India In Bothel-place, Camberwell, Dr. Henry Company's China establishment,
High, late deputy inspector of hospitals in Ai Knightsbridge, Mr, William Bates, of the island of Ceylon. Putney.
13. In Oxford-street, Mr. Robert BradOf a typhus fever, Mr. John Firmin, of berry, patent spectacle maker, in the 69th Hatfield Broad Qak, aged 42; and, on the year of his age. following morning, Miss Grange, aged 27. 14. At Cheltenham, the Rev. Jos. Wells, Miss Grange was to have been married to D.D. of Cowle-place, Devon. Mr. Firmin, on the 17th inst. but, after an At Leyton, Mr. Joseph Hibbert, of Jewry. illness of only fourteen days, they patiently street, wine merchant, aged 78. resigned themselves to the Divine Will.
15. At Purse Cross, Fulham, John Druce, 27. At Hammersmith, aged 73, Mrs. Ann Esq. navy agent, and one of his majesty's Wilson, upholder, Strand,
justices of the peace for the county of 28. Wr. W. L. White, son of Mr, Wbite, Middlesex. chemist, Haymarket.
In Bath, Marianne Juliana Watson, daughAt Lewes, in the 80th year of his age,
ter of the late Lieutenant-colonel Watson, William Campion, Esq.
and grand-daughter of the late Bishop of In Upper Seymour-street, at an advanced Llandaff. age, General Edmund Fannin.
John Nixon, Esq. late of BasinghallMar. 1. Al Richmond, Henry Tillard, streat. son of Major Purvis, 1st, or Royal Drugoons, Miss Dodd, daughter of the late Rev, aged eight years.
Richard Dodd, of Camberwell. At Rochester, Mary, wife of the Rev. 16. Al Bath, the Rev. John Burgess, Fel. Francis Barrow.
low of St. Jobn's College, Oxford. %. In the 46th year of his age, at Brom Walter Ruding, Esq. of Westcotes, near Jey, Kent, John Cowell, Esq. of Bygrave, Leicester, Mr. R. had retired to rest at his Herts, and formerly of Margate, in the Isle accustomed hour, in his usual good state of of Thanet.
health, after attending divine service iwice At the Rev. John Rnsh's, Chelsea, Miss in the course of the day; but, about four Eliza Chambers, of Lowestoft, Suffolk. o'clock the following inorning, he was sud.
3. At Haydon Wells, in the 70th year of denly seized with an apoplectic fit, and ex: his age, Richard Tuckey, Esq.
pired before his physician (Dr. Arnold) 4. At Windsor, in the 87th year of her arrived, aged 70. age, Mrs. Henley, widow of the Rev. Pho. 17. At Bath, the Rev. Edward Lambert, cion Henley.
rector of East Horsley, Surrey. The Dowager Viscountess of Arbuthnot. At Walworih, Mr. Gavin Glennie, in the 6. In Parsonage.row, Newington, Mr. 59th year of his age. Mark Haddock, aged 81.
William Allies, sen. Esq. of the Upper Emma Georgiana Elizabeth, daughter of House, Alfrick, in the county of Worcester, the late Erasmus Darwin, M.D. of the Priory, aged 81. near Derby, aged 33.
Aged 67, at Harlow, Mr. Stephen Barber, In Lower Grosvenor-street, the Hon. J. A. formerly of Camberwell, sincerely regretted Stuart Wortley Mackenzie.
by his family and friends. At Bronley, Kent, aged 60, John Gifford, At Sydenham, Kent, aged 82, Hugh Esq. many years one of the police magistrates French, M.D. one of his majesty's justices o
the peace, and a deputy licutenant for that alive; yet had he lived long enough to vecounty.
rify that “the skill of the physician shalt 18. Much regretted, Mrs. Mary Carr, lift up his head, and in the sight of men he aged 66, wife of Mr. Thos. Carr, of Crooked shall be in admiration." For many years he lane, Cannon-street.
struggled under the mortifying pressure, to AT Paddington, Mr. Robert Gardner, a mind like lois, of talents, as it were, lying aged 78.
dormant, though early calculated to have Mrs. Wood, widow of Benjamin Wood, shone forth; yet did those talents and supeEsq. formerly of Bishopsgate-street, in the rior qualifications, not withstanding crery dis. 734 year of her age.
advantageous circuinstance, within the last 19. At Stoke Newington, Afrs. Parker, years, rise superior 10 every barrier that widow of the late Henry Parker, Esq. was opposed to their progress; and he has
died rich in the estimation and respect of a ADDITIONS. PACE 171.
large and extensive circle of friends and James Alleyne Hendy, M.D. sou of the connexions, by whom he is considered as a laic Dr. Hendly, of Barbadues. In the death public loss, as well as to that science in which of whom we are led to contemplate the sad he delighted to communicate his extensive vicissitudes of life, and to say with the poet knowledge. The sad task of attending the “ There's nothing here but wliat as nothing
sick and dying reds of many of his dearest
connexious, mdependent of the loss of his weighs; The more our joy, the more we know it vain, liarity of early perfection can only be marked
only son and eldest daughter, whosc peco. And by success are tutor'd to despair"
by saying she seemed heaven-boru from her as well as to acknowledge that his early re cradle; added to excessive fagging in his moval from a life marked with many trying profession, with a mind fraught with too keen domestic afflictions, and much budily suffer. sensibility, for a frame at all times delicate, ings, that, “though to him to die was gain," brought him into a most dangerous state of yet that those who knew him, musi lament, health, in the autumn of 1816, which obliged in bis loss, that of a man endowed with the him to recede from business for some time; most brilliant talents, added to a perspicuity but the kind and skilful exertions of some beyond that generally allotted to man; with of the most eminent of the profession, who which was blended, an education of the most honoured him with their sincere regard and cultivared, as a private gentleman, and the friendship, restored him to that degree of most extevsive as a physician, in which cha. health which enabled him to' resune his sucier he shone so eminently conspicuous, arduous duties in the end of December, that we may give unto him that honour 1816, and which he pursned, though soon, wliich the scriptures enjoin, as,
“ Honour a after again attacked by disease, in a most physician with the honour due unto biru, formidable aspect (which he bore with unfor the uses which you may have of him, for parralleled foruitude), till with three weeks the Lord hath created him." And, though of the termination of all his earthly suffer it pleased the Almighty to summons him in ings, all his earthly solicitudes; which were the prime of life from the prosecution of a greatly aggravated by the reflection, that profession in which he glorice, and to the after struggling for 14 years, and beginning discharge of the duties of which he added to reap the rewards of his arduous loils, he the most endearing, the most consulators qua was cut off from the bright prospects which lifications, of the friend, the soother, not only awaited him, and denied the fond delight of of the sufferer, in whose behalf he exerted providing for his wife and family; who, by the most unremitied energy of practice, his death, add to the daily distressing examchusiened with the sjundest judgment, but ples of the instability of all buman expecta-, also of the surrounding relatives and friends, tions. to whose feelings he was most peculiarly
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