benignity, which so frequently brightened half past one o'clock, and thence proceeded his masculine countenance, carried with it to his house in Argyle Square. The Proa peculiar charm. This expression of be- fessors of the University met in the College, nignity, and the powers of speech which it yatd at the same time, and walked in pro. always accompanied, are now stilled in the cession, in front of the students, preceded. silent grave : but never will the impression by their officer, bearing the insignia reversthey produced be effaced from the recollec. ed and covered with crape, to the Professor's tion of the friends who remain to lament house, where they were in readiness to re. his loss !

ceive the Right Hon. the Lord Provost and In reference to the highest and most im- Magistrates of the city. At half past two portant of all our moral obligations, he ap- o'clock, the procession moved from the peared to consider religion as a concern house, through Brown's Square and Can-, betwixt the Almighty and our own con- dlemaker-Row, to the Greyfriars' buryingscience alone. But, from all his conduct ground. The students of the University, and avowed sentiments on this momentous who had attended his class, walked before subject, it is at once gratifying and satis. the body, which was supported by palla, factory to be assured, that his views and bearers and relatives, followed by the Lord feelings with regard both to natural and to Provost and Magistrates in their robes ; the revealed religion were such as every real Principal and Professors of the University, Christian could have wished them to be with their respective officers, and the friends With such principles and dispositions it is and acquaintances of the deceased. The hardly necessary to observe, that in every procession walked four and four, and it is domestic and social relation he was a pat- supposed, the whole train of mourners con. tern of kind affection and propriety of con- sisted of not less than 600 or 700. duct.

Over the remarkable and instructive union of intellectual and moral excellence THE LATE PATRICK COLQUHOUX, LL. D. now described, Death has at length drawn PATRICK COLQUHOUN, LL. D. who died, his veil. How justly it was appreciated recently in London, was descended from an in this community, and how feelingly its ex- ancient family settled in Dumbartonshire for tinction is now regretted, may be concluded many centuries. A younger son, he proceed. from the last honours which were paid to ed to Virginia, and there, although in the the remains of Professor Christison by the wilds of America, having access to a valuPatrons and Members of the University, able library, he, by his own industry, and by an attendance of friends and stu completed his education. Returning to dents unusually numerous and respectable. Scotland, he established himself in Glase To all appearance the strength and sound, gow, and, for three successive years, was ness of his constitution corresponded to the elected Lord Provost of that city: vigorous character of his mind, and pro- In his active and enterprising nind mised, from his regular habits of temper. originated the Chamber of Commerce and ance, a duration of life prolonged beyond the Royal Exchange Tontine. He regu. the usual term. But an inward disease, lated and improved the Forth and Clyde which seems to have eluded observation, Navigation, so beneficial to the internal had long, it is possible, preyed on the vie commerce of the island ; and to him Scota tals of his frame, and has unexpectedly de- land is much indebted for many services prived society of so valuable a member, at rendered to her manufacturing interests, an age comparatively little advanced.

acknowledged by presents of not fewer This hasty sketch of departed worth, ex. than seven distinct votes of plate from as hibiting features somewhat novel, has per many different public bodies in Glasgow, haps exceeded the proper bounds. But it including the Royal Burghs of Scotland. will be received with the greater indulgence, He removed to London, and was nominated that it is the affectionate tribute of a friend a Police Magistrate ; but his was not a ship, which, without abatement or interrup- disposition to confine itself to the routine tion, has subsisted upwards of forty years, of mere official studies ; or, seeing evils and will not soon be able to reflect on its ter- and imperfections in a system, to object, mination by the stroke of death, without a find fault with them, and leave them as tear of painful remembrance in thinking of they were. He felt it his duty to suggest what can never be recalled. Such an in. remedies, and, as far as the means were timacy afforded peculiar opportunity of ap- afforded him, practically to prove the preciating a character which well deserves utility of his suggestions ; with this feel to be generally known, and which ought not ing, he published the “ Police of the soon to be forgotten.

Metropolis," and, soon after, his assistance The funeral of Professor Christison pre- was solicited by the Duke of Portland to sented a very solemn and mournful proces. systematize and superintend the marine sion to an immense concourse of spectators. police of the River Thames. Mr Secretary The gentlemen who had studied under the Dundas estimated the increase to the revea laté Professor met in the College-yard, at nue from the system established at L.30,000

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annually, on sugar alone, by the preven. had been made for a certain number of tion of depredations on that article, and so years to form a capital for this purpose.”. expressed it in his speech on introducing So highly was he esteemed, as well in the Thames police bill into the House. the dominions of his Majesty abroad as on The planters" acknowledged their obliga- the continent of Europe, that the colonies, tions by a vote of plate, value L.500, of St Vincent, Nevis, Dominica, and the which was succeeded by one for L.100 Virgin Islands, as alsu the Free Hanseatic from the Russia 'merchants, and followed Republics of Lubec, Bremen, and Hamby votes of thanks from all the commercial burgh, on the declared ground of public interests in the metropolis, who had materi. character and services, nominated him ally benefited by the improvement in the their Representative and Consul. General morals of the 'aquatic labourers. Mr Cole in this country, and proved their estimation quhoun's mind was actively employed in, of his services by several presents of plate. suggesting plans to alleviate the distresses In addition to the Treatises on the of the poor during scarcity--(0 relieve Police of the Metropolis and River Thames, their wants, while, by vigorous measures, he published his work on the Power, he checked the spirit of insubordination Wealth, and Resources of the British Em-, and revolution which at that time govern. pire, and various others on Criminal Juris. ed their proceedings.—He established the prudence, on Political Economy, and on society at Lloyd's by his influence with the Commerce and Manufactures of Great some of the most respectable merchants- Britain. He was one of the five persons ever ready to assist the poor and needy, who first met, including Count Rumford, and, by the example of establishments for and originated the Royal Institution in the distribution of soup, potatoes, herrings, London ; and was an active member of the &c. in his district-and societies for the Society for Bettering the Condition of the withdrawing the pawns of the indigent, he Poor, who, on their minutes, notice his induced the Lords of the Council to recom- death as a loss sincerely to be lamented, mend a similar system throughout the 6 from his having invariably distinguished kingdom ; and a pamphlet written by him himself as one of the earliest members of on this subject, at the desire of their Lord- the institution by the activity of his benevo: sħips, was circulated by the Secretary of lence, and his exertions in promoting the. State accordingly. 'The Duke of Portland objects of the society." His correspondence was fully sensible of his usefulness, and was most extensive with all quarters of the repeatedly conveyed “ his Majesty's high globe, and he lived to see many of his sugsatisfaction at the unremitting and zealous gestions for the improvement of prison attention to all the objects which came discipline, of the morals and habits of within the scope of his official situation, criminals, for the discouragement of vice, and to the means of establishing a system of and the promoting of virtue, carried into morality, and good order in the metropolis." execution, and acknowledged by benevolent

He suggested, in 1806, the establish- persons in New York and elsewhere. ment of saving banks, which he calls a great The University of Glasgow, not unminddesideratum in political economy, ful of his merits, conferred upon him the dis. lead the poor by gentle and practicable tinction of Doctor of Laws; the city of means into the way of bettering themselves, Edinburgh, &c. the freedom of the Cor: to convince them that they have a stake in poration, while he was a member of nume the country as well as the rich, and that rous useful and charitable institutions in the Government should place their contri. the metropolis. butions on so secure and respectable a It might well be said of him that he had footing that they may look to it with cer- a mind fertile in conception, kind and betainty as a relief in time of sickness, and nevolent in disposition, and bold and peras a prop in old age. This plan has been severing in execution. Ever ready to give followed up by the debentures from Go- his advice and assistance when his means vernment; but he wished to extend the sys- enabled him to do so, and that his long tem to annuities to persons descending in. and laborious life was honourable to him to years, and others, after contributions self and useful to his country.





29. At Springfield Cottage, Perthshire, June 22. At Brussels, the lady of Er. the lady of Alex. Macduff, Esq.of Bonhard, nest Leslie, Esq. of Balquhain, a son.


24. In Hans Place, London, the lady of July 1. At London, Lady Frances the Hon. James Stewart, a son.

Webster Wedderburne, a son.

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2. At Coats House, near Edinburgh, 30. At London, the Right Hon. John Mrs Carnegie, a daughter.

Bowes, Earl of Strathmore, to Miss Mary 4. Mrs Tod, Charlotte Square, Edin. Millner. burgh, a son.

July 3. At Glasgow, Thomas Paterson, 5. The lady of Lieutenant-Colonel Ross, Esq. Paymaster in his Majesty's 22d regi4th dragoon guards, a daughter.

ment of foot, to Margaret, eldest daughter At Biggar Park, Mrs Gillespie, a of James Miller, Esq. merchant there. daughter.

6. At Edinburgh, Captain James StirAt Dundas Street, Edinburgh, Mrs ling, R. N. of Glentyan, fourth son of the Crawford, a daughter.

late John Stirling of Kippendavie, Esq. to At West Kirk Manse, Edinburgh, Mary, third daughter of the late Day Hort Mrs Dickson, a daughter.

Macdowall, Esq. of Castle Semple. In George Street, Edinburgh, Mrs At Aberdeen, Dr George Gordon Wedderburne, a son.

M‘Lean, to Miss Frances Helen, daughter 8. The lady of William Mackintosh, of John Angus, Esy. of Tillicorthy. Esq. Great King Street, Edinburgh, a son. 7. At Edinburgh, Lieutenant F. Beau

12. At Paris, the Right Hon. Lady mont, Royal Navy, to Mary, youngest Sinclair, a son.

daughter of the late William Dawson, Esq. At Cockairny House, Fifeshire, the of Graden. lady of Lieut-Colonel Moubray, a son. 10. At London, Lieutenant-Colonel the

13. The lady of John Cay, Esq. 5, Nor. Hon. James Hamilton Stanhope, to Lady thumberland Street, a son.

Frederica Louisa Murray. 17. At Shandwick Place, Edinburgh, 11. At Edinburgh, John Dow, Esq. Mrs General Dundas, a son.

W. S. to Miss Margaret Russell, eldest 20. At Grange Bank, near Edinburgh, daughter of the late William Russell, Esq., Mrs Hair, a son.

merchant in Glasgow. 21. At Culduthel, the lady of Affleck At Leith, James Thomson, Esq. Fraser, Esq, a son.

Stirling, to Jane, daughter of William 24. At Milton House, Edinburgh, Mrs Grinly, Esq. late merchant in Leith. George Moncreiff, a daughter.

At Edinburgh, John Livingstone, Lately. At her father's house, Edinburgh, Esq. of Shortridgehead, to Miss Mary the lady of Murdoch MʻLaine, Esq. of Nielson, Charlotte Street, Edinburgh. Lochbuy, a daughter.

12. At Jedburgh, Mr William H. Liz.

ars, St James's Square, Edinburgh, to MARRIAGES.

Henrietta, daughter of Robert Wilson, April 26. At Plantation House, in the Esq. surgeon, Jedburgh. Island of St Helena, Count Balmain, Com. 13. At Paisley, the Rev. John Bruce, missioner of his Majesty the Emperor of Newmilns, to Isabella, eldest daughter of Russia, to Miss Charlotte Johnson, eldest the Rev. William Ferrier, Paisley. daughter of Lady Lowe, and grand-daugh- At Clegro, in Rutlandshire, Thomas ter of Sir John Johnstone, Bart.

Francis Kennedy, Esq. of Dunure, Ayra May 23. At St Croix, James Brown, shire, M. P. to Sophia, only daughter of Esq. merchant there, to Miss Krause, the late Sir Samuel Romilly. daughter of Colonel Krause, of the Danish 14. At Resolis, Captain A. Gallie, late

of the 78th Highlanders, to Miss Anne June 1, At St Petersburgh, Sir William Munro Arthur, daughter of the Rev. Mr Crichton, M.D. to Sophia, daughter of M. Arthur, Resolis. Le Chevalier de Suthoff, &c. &c.

At Edinburgh, Anthony Bigot, Esq. 14. At Edinburgh, Wm. Belfrage, Esq. of London, to Miss Anne Macdougall, writer, Edinburgh, to Mary, eldest daughi- daughter of William Macdougall, Esq. of ter of Robert Carfrae, Esq. late Barrack Sloane Street, Chelsea, London. master at Palermo.

17. At Stirling, Lieutenant Lucius French, 22. At Gartmore House, Thomas Dur. of the 67th regiment, to Mary, eldest daughham Calderwood of Polton, Esq. to Miss ter of Robert Young, Esq. Cunninghame Graham.

At Ayr, Charles D. Gairdner, Esq. 26. At Edinburgh, Dr Thomas Shortt, to Miss Cowan, only daughter of William Physician to his Majesty's Forces, to Hen- Cowan, Esq. banker, present Provost of Ayr. rietta, daughter of Alexander Young, Esq. John Farquhar, Esq. of Pitscandly, of Harburn, W. S.

Forfarshire, to Mary Ann, daughter of Mr At Rockhall, James Charles Macrae, George Shillito, of Upper Thames Street, Esq. of Holmains, to Margaret Elizabeth, London. eldest daughter of Alexander Grierson, Esq. 18. At Humbie, Mr William Wyld, younger of Lag.

merchant, Leith, to Eliza, only daughter 27. At Derby, Vice-Admiral Sir Rich- of Alexander Dudgeon, Esq. ard Goodwin Keats, G.C.B. to Mary, eld. At Glasgow, Kenneth Bruce Stewart, est daughter of the late Francis Hurt, Esq. Esq. of Annat, to Janet, youngest daugh-, of Alderwasley, in Derbyshire.

ter of Æneas Morrison, Esq. of Glasgow.


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20. Captain Robert Melville Grindlay, Mrs Stewart, wife of Duncan Stewart, Esq. of the Honourable East India Company's of Achnacoan, and Collector of his Majes. service, to Maria Susanna, eldest daughter ty's Customs at Fort William. of John William Commerell, Esq. of Lower 31. At Market Weighton, Mr Bradley, Berkeley Street.

the Yorkshire Giant. When dead he 25. At Leith, Mr Robert More, distiller, measured nine feet in length, and three Underwood, to Susan, daughter of Mr feet over the shoulders. John M‘Leod, Leith.

June 1.--At Guernsey, Lieut. Andrew 27. Mr. Spencer Chichester, to Lady Nathaniel Napier, of the Royal Navy, son Augusta Paget, daughter of the Marquis of the late John Napier, Esq. of Tintin, of Anglesea.

hull, Somersetshire, and brother to Major Lately. At Hermitage Place, Leith Links, Napier of the Royal Artillery. John M-Kean, Esq. W. S. accountant, to 2. At Douniestoun, George Buchanan, Margaret; youngest daughter of the late Esq. in the 62d year of his age. John Thomson, Esq. Leith.

- At Perth, John Gloag, Esq. of GreenAt Cargilfield, by the Rev. Dr Campbell, hill, in the 82d year of his age. William Bell, Esq. of London, to Eliza- 3. At Aberdeen, Mary, daughter of beth, third daughter of George Kinnear, Alex. Innes, Esq. of Pitmedden. Esq. banker in Edinburgh.

- At the Manse of Bervie, in the 81st year of his age, the Rev. Robert Croll,

many years minister of the parish of Bervie. Jan. 7.–At Fort William, Calcutta, 4. At London, the Right Hon. Henry Thomas Dingwall Fordyce, Lieutenant Grattan, M. P. and Acting Adjutant and Quartermaster At Paisley, Mr James Miller, caof the Bengal Artillery, youngest son of shier to the Union Bank Company, Paisley : Arthur Dingwall Fordyce, Esq. of Culsh. At Edinburgh, Mrs Brown, wife of

11. At Madras, Dr Alexander Stewart, Mr Thomas Brown, bookseller. Secretary to the Medical Board, &c. at At Edinburgh, Mr Nisbett Ruther. that place, youngest son of the late Cap. furd, youngest son of the late Henry tain Donald Stewart of Shierglass. Rutherfurd, Esq. of Hunthill.

May 6.-At Point St Charles, near Mon- Francis Drummond, Esq. of Sloans treal, Mr John Watson, son of the late Street, in the county of Middlesex, Captain Rev. Mr Watson of Glasgow.

in the late 98th regiment of foot, in the 72d, 24. At Perth, in the 73d year' of her year of his age, representative of the anage, Mrs Pringle, spouse to the Rev. Dr cient and respectable family of the Drum-Y Pringle.

monds of Hawthornden, in the county of At Glasgow, Mr William Miller, Edinburgh. He has left three sons and merchant.

three daughters to lament his loss. His 25. At Montreal, Captain Alexander eldest son is now Lieutenant-Colonel in the Webster, of his Majesty's 50th regiment of 3d regiment of foot guards. foot.

6. At Bath, aged 67, Lieutenant-Colonel Mrs Finlayson of Jeanfield.

Flint, late of the Hon. East India Come At sea, on his return from Lisbon, pany's Service, Madras establishment.“ whither he had gone for recovery of his At Arbroath, Mr John Eyles, surgeon health, Thomas Stodart, Esq. Cardrona in the 47th year of his age. Mains, Peebles-shire.

At Delrow, Herts, Lieut-Colonel At his house, Greenock, Patrick Leighton Cathcart Dalrymple, C. B. 15th Nicholson of Ardmore, Esq.

hussars, second son of General Sir Hew 27. At Auchindinny House, Mrs Inglis, Dalrymple, Bart. widow of Vice-Admiral John Inglis of 7. At Annan, Lieutenant-Colonel Brown Auchindinny.

of Bosseyreach, Jamaica, after a long and 29. At Inverness, in her 57th year, Mrs severe illness. Marjory Maclean, daughter of the late 8. Mr John Stewart of Innerdunning, Charles Maclean, Esq. of Dochgarroch, aged 89 years. and' relict of Mr Alexander Lee, mer- At Soroba, Mary, daughter of Major chant.

M.Dougall, younger of Soroba.
At Montrose, Mrs Elizabeth Lamb,

At Charleston, South Carolina, spouse of Colin Alison, Esq. writer in John Marshall, Esq. eldest son of the late Montrose.

Dr Hugh Marshall, Rothsay. 30. At Inverness, at an advanced age, 9. At the palace of Loo, in her 69th year, Miss Ann Mackintosh, sister of the late her Royal Highness Frederica Sophia Wil. Angus Mackintosh, Esq. of Holm. helmina, Princess Dowager of Orange, mo

31. At the Manse of Lochalsh, Dr Alex. ther to the King of the Netherlands. ander Downie.

At Aberdeen, John Abercrombie, At Lauriston Place, John Johnston, Esq. late Provost of Aberdeen. only son of the Rev. John Johnston.

At Edinburgh, Mr Geg. Wauchope, e At Stronchrigan, near Fort William, late tobacconist, Shakespeare Square.

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9. At Kilmarnock, Mrs Agnes Smith, ment of science, particularly natural hisrelict of the late Hugh Galt, Esq. Irvine, tory, private and public charities, and do.

10. At Leith, Mr John Murray, mer- mestic hospitality. chant there.

19. At Stainton in Yorkshire, the Rev. 11. At his house in Lynedoch Place, Charles Baillie Hamilton, Archdeacon of Edinburgh, Major James Weir, R. M. of Cleveland, second son of the late George Tollcross and Drumsheugh.

Baillie of Jerviswood, and cousin of the 12. At London, Major Archibald Mac. Earl of Haddington. lachlan, of the Royal Marines, eldest son At Burntisland, Mr John Kelly, of the late Mr L. Maclachlan, Leven- aged 56 years, much regretted. more, Argyleshire.

At Edinburgh, Mrs Margaret Caw, At Queensferry, the Rev. John Hen. relict of the late Mr William M-Cliesh, derson, minister of that parish for 38 years, printer there. and 35 years Clerk to the Synod of Lothian 20. At Leith Walk, Mr John Marshall, and Tweeddale.

sculptor. At Bath, the Hon. Miss P. Hely 21. At his house in Edinburgh, John Hutchinson, sister of the Earl of Donough- Mackenzie of Applecross, Esq. more, and of Lord Hutchinson.

22. At Shabdon House, Surrey, the seat - John Gray, Esq. of Birdston, at the of Archibald Little, Esq. Mrs Oliver, spouse advanced age of 78 years.

of William Oliver, Esq. of Dinlabyre. 13. At Content Street, Ayr, Mrs Anna At the house of Lord Viscount Dun. Buchanan, spouse of Wm. A. Smith, can, Mrs Oswald, wife of Alexander OsAdjutant Ayrshire Yeomanry Cavalry. wald, Esq. and her infant son.

On his passage from Demerara, At Greenock, Mr Thomas Boag, Francis James Adam, Esq. youngest son of merchant. the Lord Chief Commissioner of the Jury 23. At Heriot Row, Miss Christian Court.

Hepburn Donaldson, daughter of the late At Crossmichael Manse, the Rev. Alexander Donaldson, Esq. John Johnstone, in the 64th year of his James Walker, Esq. of Weedingsage, and 37th of his ministry.

hall. 14. At Broughton Place, Mrs Jemima At Edinburgh, James Moodie, Esq. Liddell Bell, wife of Mr George Yule, late of Melsetter. merchant, Edinburgh.

At her house, Buccleuch Street, Edin. Aged 80 years, the Rev. William burgh, Miss Lawrie. Richardson, D. V. Rector of Glonfeckle, 25. At his house in Belmont, Elizabeth, and formerly a senior Fellow of Trinity the wife of Rear-Admiral Christie of Ba. College, Dublin.

berton, in the county of Mid-Lothian, and Suddenly, at Paradise, near Kelso, eldest daughter of the late Admiral BrathMrs Agnes Stuart, aged 71, widow of the waite. late Mr John Jerdan, Bailie of Kelso.

At Caunton, near Newark, aged 96 15. At his house, Craig's Close, in the 60th years, Mr William Talbot, better known year of his age, Mr James Low, clerk to in that neighbourhood by the name of the late Lord Woodhouselee.

" Old Grandad.” He was father, grand16. At his seat, Petersham, Lord Charles father, and great-grandfather, to 126 child. Spencer.

ren, of whom there are now living 96. Last 117. At Castle Douglas, Miss Gordon winter he walked several times two miles to Anderson, aged 18 years.

see the hounds throw off. At Limekilns, the Rev. William 26. At Aberdeen, Miss Sibella Brebner, Hadden, minister of the gospel there. daughter of Alex. Brebner of Learney,

19. At his house, Spring Grove, near 27. At Edinburgh, in the 22à year of Hounslow, the Right Hon. Sir Joseph his age, Alexander Duncan, the eldest son Banks, Bart. G. C. B. President of the Roy- of Mr Alexander Dallas, W. S. al Society, aged 80. The loss to science 28. At Carphin, Mrs Rait. by the demise of this excellent man and At Glasgow, Mr Peter M'Funn, liberal patron will be long and severely merchant, aged 59 years. felte Sir Joseph was a martyr to the gout, 29. At his seat, Hyde Hall, Hertfordshire, with which he had been afflicted for up- the Earl of Roden. wards of forty years ; and, during the last. Suddenly at Brighton, the Right sixteen years, he was carried about, having Honourable Lord Gwydir, who held the lost the use of his limbs. Although so far situation of officiating Great Chamberlain advanced in life, he was uniformly a cheer- of England in right of his wife, Lady ful and pleasant companion. Their late Willoughby d'Eresby. His Lordship suc. Majesties frequently visited his botanical ceeded his great uncle, Sir Merrick Bura repositories. The library in Soho Square rell, Bart. in the title in 1787; represented was closed on Monday. Sir Joseph pos• Boston in several Parliaments, and officiat. sessed a princely fortune, of which he as. ed at the Trial of Warren Hastings, as signed a large portion to the encourage. Deputy Great Chamberlain of England,


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