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some ruffian in the crowd, and so severely was advised hy the Second Division of the hurt, that he was not afterwards able to Court of Session, on a condescendence and appear on the hustings. On the 10th day answers, given in, in terms of the interloanother riot took place, and order was not cutor of 19th March last, requiring from restored, until a party of the Horse Guards the defenders “ a pointed and articulate dispersed the mob. Mr Brougham con- condescendence of the facts which they tested the county of Westmoreland against aver, and offer to prove, as to the existence the Lonsdale interest, but was unsuccessful. of an usage in this burgh, altering or mo-A riot took place in Dublin after Mr difying the regulation in the set of the Grattan and Mr Shaw had been re-elected burgh, which requires for persons to for that city; the populace attacked the be chosen Conncillors or Magistrates, car on which the members were chaired, the qualification of actual trafficking and tore it to pieces. The venerable pa. merchants or maltmen.” The Magistrates triot, Grattan, was struck on the head by a condescended on sixty-four individustone, and took shelter from the violence als, from the year 1680 downwards, who of the mob in a bookseller's shop; till Mr were councillors, and, as alicged by them, Phillips, the celebrated barrister, coming not qualified in terms of the set. In the up, persuaded the populace, by a friendly answers, all these instances, with the ex. speech, to disperse. There was also some ception of the parties complained of, were rioting at the Drogheda election, and the expressly controverted in other words, it military was called out. One man lost his was asserted, that the persons fixed uplife by a shot which was fired; according on were duly qualified, and that the set, to the coroner's verdict, by some person un up to the late deviations, was in viridi oba known.-In Scotland, a very interesting servantia. To ascertain the fact, their contest took place for the county of La. Lordships decided, that it was expedient to nark, between Lord Archibald Hamilton, send an issue to the Jury Court, and the the former member, and Admiral Sir Alex- following interlocutor was accordingly proander Cochrane. The influence of the ad. nounced: “The Lords declare, that it is ministration was used in every way that expedient in this cause to send an issue or could be devised for the latter candidate, issues to be tried by a jury in terms of the but such was the merited popularity of the statute, and direct the Clerk of the Jury former, in this county, that, on the day of Court, in preparing the issue or issues, to election, he headed his adversary by eleven pay attention to the facts set forth in this votes.-Sir John Dalrymple again con
condescendence, and the answers thereto, tested the county of Edinburgh with Sir without regard to the specification of indiGeorge Clerk, but lost it by 30 votes. vidual cases annexed thereto."
Scottish Burgh Reform.- Perth, June Ed nburgh.-On the 3d instant, the Se24.-A general meeting of the guildry in- cond Division of the Court of Session ad.corporation was held this day in their hall, vised the reclaiming petition for the Lord to consider of the proprietyof petitioning the Provost and Magistrates of Edinburgh, in Convention of Burglis, which meets at the action at the instance of Deacon LawEdinburgh early next month, on the situ- rie and others against them, praying for ation of the Incorporation with respect to
an alteration of the interlocutor reducing its having no voice in the election of the and setting aside the last election of dean of guild, nor any vote in the election of the Town Council. The whole of the the members who pretend to represent the Judges were of opinion that it would be Incorporation in the Town Council, who necessary to take an answer to the petition. only elect themselves. The meeting was Mr Cranstoun, counsel for the complainers, numerously attended, and a vote being stated, that he was aware, from the statetaken on the subject of petitioning, it was ments made in the petition, that their carried unanimously (with the exception of Lordships would wish an answer ; and as the Provost, Dean of Guild, and three he was quite ready to refute these state. Merchant Bailies) that a memorial and pe- ments, he prayed the Court to allow him tition should be presented to the Conven. to put in his answers by an early day, so tion ; thereafter a draught of a petition was that the cause might be decided this sesread and approved of by the whole mem sion. The Lord Justice Clerk stated, bers, with the same exceptions. The Pro- that, from the immense pressure of busivost was then asked whether he would pre- ness, and weight of the roll, it was impossent it to the Convention, as he was the sible to advise the case this session. usual delegate from the burgh, who an. On the 14th inst. the Convention of the swered he would not, but would oppose it Royal Burghs of Scotland met in this whenever it appeared. It was therefore city, and on that and the two following left to the committee to apply to some days took into consideration petitions from other member of the Convention who the burghs of Dundee, Nairn, Stranraer, would present it, and give it his support. Queensferry, and Whithorn, upon which
Inverness.-On Saturday the 27th, the some interesting discussion took place -complaint at the instance of Mr James but this our limits oblige us to defer till Lyon, against the Magistrates of Inverness, next month.
BRITISH LEGISLATION. Acts passed in the 58th Year of the Reign of Geo. III. or in the Sixth Session of the
Fifth Parliament of the United Kingdom.
CAP. XX. For more effectually disco Times of payment of the said L. Il per vering the longitude at sea, and encouraging attempts to find a northern passage be Persons making transfers of the stock tween the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, and subscribed before certain periods shall be to approach the Northern Pole. ---May 8. entitled to L. 88 in the annuities of 34 per
Commissioners may propose three scales cent., to commence at the times herein menof reward to persons making discoveries re tioned. garding the longitude.
Persons completing their transfer of the Commissioners may expend L. 1000 a. 3. per cent. consols by a certain time, enyear in making experiments, &c. ; and a titled to a dividend of 15s. per cent. like sum in ascertaining the latitude and Commissioners of the national debt may, longitude of places
on certain conditions, purchase the 34 per Rewards may be allowed to persons cent. annuities. 3} per cents. may be tamaking improvements in former inven- ken for the purchase of life-annuities, to be tions.
computed by converting the 3 per cents. Persons first finding and sailing through into 3 per cents. any passage between the Atlantic and Pa Allowance of L. 800 for every million cific Oceans shall receive a reward of subscribed shall be made to the bank. L. 20,000.
Cap. XXIV. For enabling his MajesPersons first approaching within one de- ty to make further provision for his Royal gree of the Northern Pole entitled to a re Highness the Duke of Cambridge, and to Fard of J... 5000.
settle an annuity on the Princess of lIcsse, Commissioners may reward attempts to in case she shall survive his said Royal approach the same.
Highness.--May 8. Commissioners may cause nautical al An annuity of L. 6000 granted to the manacks, &c. to be made and published. Duke of Cambridge, and a like annuity to
No unauthorized persons to publish the the Duchess, in case she shall survive the nautical almanack.
Duke. Cap. XXI. To revive and continue, Cap. XXV. For enabling his Majesty until the 5th of July 1819, several laws to settle an annuity on her Royal Highrelating to the duties on glass made in ness the Duchess of Cumberland, in case Great Britain, and to prohibit the making of her surviving his Royal Highness the of smalts within a certain distance of any Duke of Cumberland.-May 8. other glass-house, or by the maker of any An annuity of L. 6000 granted to the other kind of glass.—May 8.
Duchess of Cumberland, in case she shall Cap. XXII. For fixing the rates of survive the Duke. subsistence to be paid to innkeepers and Cap. XXVI. To continue, until the others on quartering soldiers.- May 8. , 5th of July 1819, two acts made in the
Cap. XXIII. For raising the sum of 54th and 36th years of his present Majesthree millions, by the transfer of certain ty's reign, for regulating the trade in spithree pounds per centum annuities into rits between Great Britain and Ireland reother annuities, at the rate of three pounds ciprocally, and to amend the same. May ten shillings per centum ; and for granting 23. annuities to discharge certain Exchequer Cap. XXVII.- To permit the importabille.-May 8.
tion of certain articles into his Majesty's Subscribers of not less than L. 2000, 3 colonies or plantations in the West Indies, per cent. consols or reduced annuities, or on the continent of South America, and with a payment of L. 11 for every L. 100 also certain articles into certain ports in the annuities, shall be entitled to annuities West Indies.—May 23. at the rate of 34 per cent.
Tobacco, &c. may be imported into the The payments of L. 11 on each L. 100, West Indies or South America in British. 3 per cents. not to exceed L. 3,000,000. built ships. Peas and beans, of the growth
Subscribers having transferred L. 15 per of any colonies in the West Indies, &c. tent. to the commissioners for the reduc- belonging to any foreign European sove. tion of the national debt by May 4, shall reign, may be imported into any other ports transfer the remaining L. 85 per cent, by in the West Indies mentioned in certain November 27, 1818.
PATENTS LATELY ENROLLED.
JOHN DYSON, of Watford, Hertfordshire, for certain apparatus for the culture and tillage of land. May 20, 1818.
CHARLES GREENWAY, of Manchester, Lancashire, cotton-spinner, for an imporement in the operation of opening raw cotton or cotton wool previous to the carding and spinning the same, and by which improvements such operation will be facilitate May 26.
GEORGE MICHAEL, of St Austle, Cornwall, builder, for improvements in the method of opening and shutting windows or sashes; and also in the application of machinery to the opening and shutung window-shutters, and in other cases where the aforesaid improvements may be applied. May 26.
HENRY TAYLOR, of Kingston, Surrey, gentleman, for improvements on machines or apparatus for catching and destroying rats and other vermin. May 10.
THOMAS JOMFRAY, of the Hyde, Kinfare, Staffordshire, irun-master, for a new kind of
bin or bobbins used in spinning and other manufactories. May 8.
WILLIAM LESTER, of the Commercial Road, Middlesex, engineer, for a method of increasing and projecting light produced by lamps or other means. June 2.
GEORGE ATKINSON, of Leeds, Yorkshire, canvas manufacturer, for a combination of materials to produce an article resembling bomba
June 10. WILLIAM EATON, of Wilo Mills, Der by shire, cotton-spinner, for iinprovements in certain parts of the machinery employed in the roving and spinning of cotton and wool. June 18.
ROBERT WINCH, of Shoe-lane, London, Printers' carpenter and press-maker, and RICHARD HOLDEN, of stafford-street, St Mary-lebone, Middlesex, gentleman, for machinery te communicate motion and power to varimus other machinery which requires reciprocating or alternating motion. June 18.
1. CIVIL. June 5.--The honour of Knighthood, conferred upon Charles Brown, of Margaretta Farm, Knight of the Royal Order of the Red Eagle of Prussia, of the third clas) and late First Physician to the Prussian ('ouit and Army.
15.- The Right Honourable George Canning, the Right Honourable Sir Robert Stewart, (commonly called Viscount of castlereagh,) knight of the Most Noble Order of the Gurur; the Righthlonourable Henry Earl Bathurst, Knight of the Most Noble Order of the Garter; and the Right Honourable Henry Viscount Sidmouth, his Majesty's three Principal Secretaries of State; the Right Honourable Robert Banks, Earl of Liverpool, Knight of the Most Noble Order of the Garter; the Right Honourable Nicholas Vansittart, Chancellor of his Majes!y's Exchequer; the Right Hon. ourable John Lord Teignmouth; the Right Hon. ourable John Sullivan; the Right Honourable
Thomas Harnilton, commonly called Lord Binning ;) the Right Honourable William Sturges Boure; James Mordaunt William ('ecil, Esq. (commonly called Viscount Cranborne ;) and Horatio Walpole, Esq. (commonly called Lord Walpole:) to be his Majesiy's Cominissioners for the Affairs of India.
Bt. Maj. B. Harvey to be Lt. Col. on the Cont. of Europe only
16th May 1818. 3 Dr. Gds. Lieut. c. Frost to be Capt. by purck. Vice R. Storey, ret.
11th do. 6 Drs. Challall to le Cornet by purch. vice Danies, pro.
list do. 7
Wm. inge to be cornet by purch. vice
14th do. 8
Cornet II. ('ochrane to be Lieut, by
purch. vice Potringer, ret. 21st ro. 19
Cornet and Adj. lim. Glanville to hare 140thi Lil:i.
Tih do. 21
Gent. Cedet R. Hare to be connet,
vice Broadhead, cancelled 28th do 25
Lieut. R. Williams to be Capt. by pur.
vice Dalrymple, ret. 11th do. Cornet F. Seymour, to be Lieut. by purch. vice Williams
do. StaffC.Cav. Ass. Surg. J. W. Watson, from h. p.
38 F. to be Ass. Suig. vice Foster, 5 Dr Gds.
16th Apr. Colds. F. G. Ass. Surg. T. Maynard to be Bn. Surg. lice Rose, 61F.
28th do. S. Gilder to be Ass. Surg. vice Maynard
do. 1F. John Temple to be Ensign by purch.
vice Coleman, cancelled 14th May 8
Gent. Cadet R. Minty to be Ensign by purch.
21st do. 9
Capt. T. H. Light, from 14 F. to
be Capt. vice Dallas ret. on h. p. 14 F. rec. dift.
Gent. Cadet Wm. Goodes to be Ere sign
E. Moore to be Ensign
Lieut. M. J. Jenkins is reinstated in his former rank, viz.
14th Oct. 1812. Gent. Cadet B. J. Carnie to be Ensign
21st May 1818. 14
Capt. T. Hall from h. p. 14 F. to be
Gent. Cadet R. Battersby to be Ene sign
Geni. Cadet J. Carruthers to be Ensign
D. Munro to be Ensign by purch.
vice Dowbiggen, 19 F. 7th do.
II. ECCLESIASTICAL. June 12.-Rev. J. L. Sutton, to the Rectory of Oakley Parva, Northamptonshire.
18.- The Rev. Mr James Boyd was formally inducted into the ministry of the Caledonian Church, in Cross Strect, Hatton-Garden, by the members of the Scots Presbytery in London.
The Associate Presbytery of Kelso have sustained the call presented to Mr James Stark by the congregation at Ayton under their inspec. tion
20.-Rev. John Armstrong, to the Rectories of Lickmelossy and Balinakill, and to the Vicarage of Leitrim, county Galway.
27.-- Rev. James Gibson, to the Rectory of Warlington, Suffolk.
III. MILITARY. Brevet Capt. B. Harvey, 1. F. to be Major in the Army
16th May 1818.
E. C. Spencer to be Ensign by pur.
Ensign T. Andrews to be Lieut. vice vice Netterville 14th May 1818. J. Dale
do. Gent. Cadet G. Murray to be Ensign
H. Vaughan to be Ensign, vice An21st do. drews
do. Lieut. W. Campbell from h. p. 84 F. 100
Lieut. W. L. Maberly, from 9 Dr. to be Paym. vice Payne, do.
to be Capt. by purch. vice Thom28th do.
son, ret. Lieut. J. W. Plunkett, from h. p. 103
John Pursord to be Ensign by pur. 50 F. to be Lieut. vice Pratt, h. p.
vice Walsh, pro.
4th June 19th do. 4 W. I. Reg. James Bassett to be Ensign, vice H. Boldero, from h. p. 10 F.
Drayton, W. I. Rang.
do. to be Lieut. vive Rawstone, h. p. R. Af. Corps Ensigo T. M.Rae to be Lieut. vice 20th do.
1 11h blay - M. M.Leod, from h. p. 79 F.
R. Cheator to be Ensign, vice NI Rae to be Lieut. vice White, h. p.
do. 21st do. R. Yk. Ra. Ensign C. Mills, from 73 F. to be Gent. Cadet D. Vandergee to le En
Ensign, vice M'Donagh, ret.
7th May Gent. Callet T. Hadwin to be En R. W. I. Ra. Ensign H. Drayton from 4 W. I. R. sign
to be Ensign, vice M'Neil, dead Licut. Emerson's Commission is
11th June dated the
Ilth May 1809. Yk. Chass. Hosp. Assist. C. Whyte, to be Assist. Gent. Cadet H. Coghan to be Ensign
Surg. vice O'Bryan, dead 14th May 21st May 1818. 1 Ceyl. Reg. Assist. Surg. I. Hoatson, from h. p. Bt. Lt. Col. E. Miles to be Lt. Col.
3. Ceyl. Reg. to be Assist. Surg. 7th do.
vice kennedy, dd. 10th Dec. 1817. Bt. Major T. Evans to be Major, Royal Military College. Lieut. G. Procter, from vice Miles
h. p. 5 F. to be Adj. vice Abraham, pro. Lieut. W. H. Wrench to be
24th Feb. 1818. vice Evans
do. Hosp. Staff. Staff Surg. Q. M‘Millan to be Dep. Capt. R. Power, from h. p. 75 F. to
Insp. of Hosp. by Brevet 11th May (apt. 28th do.
John Walker to be Dep: Ensign J. I. Law, to be Lieut. vice
Insp. of Hosp. by Brevet 21st do. Wrench
Assist. Surg. A. Nicol, M. D. from Ensign P. Bain, to be Licut.
80 F. to be Surgeon to the Forces 3d June
28th do. Lieut. D. J. Conway, from 61 F. to
Hosp. Assist. B. O'Beirne, from h. p. be Licut. 4th do.
to be Hosp. Assist. vice Whyte Fred. Money to be Ensign, vice Law
14th do. 7th May
J. Hoey, from h. p. to be Gent. Cadet W. H. Rogers to be
21st do. v. Marhham to be Ensign by purch.
Exchanges. vice Bain
Major Morris, h. p. 2 Gar. Bn.
Briscoe, from 63 F. with Major
Le Geyte, h. p.
do. Brevet Major P. Campbell, from 52 F. with Capt. E. G. 0. Keppel to be Ensign by Cross, hip. purch. vice O'Donell, 75 F. do.
Maxwell, from 50 F. rec. diff. with B. 'Satterthwaite to be Ensign by
Capt. Scott, h. p. 62 É. purch. vicc Nestor, pło. 7th May
Gomersall, from 58 F. with Capt. Gent. Cadet R. Taggart to be Ensign Johnson, h. p. 2 Gar. Bn.
21st do. Capt. Dowbiggen, from 38 F. with Capt. Burke, Lieut. T. Foreman to be Capt. by h. p. 3 Gar. Bn. purch. vice Grcgory, ret. 14th do.
Mackay, from York Chass, with Brevet Ensign E. J. Chauvel, to be Lieut.
Major Poitier, h. p. 7 W.1. R. by purch. vice Foreman do.
Sir F. Barton, from 2 F. with Brevet MaW. Ouscley to be Ensign by purch. jor O'Shaughnessy, b. p. 101 F. vice Chauvel
Griustead, from 2 F. G. with Capt. ArmyGent. Cadet W. Ilewetson to be En
tage, R. York Rang. sign
Bell, from 72 F. with Capt. Somerset, h. Gent. Cadet A. Murray to be Ensign
p. 81 F.
Lieut. Dowd, from 21 Dr. with Lieut. Collins, 3 Lieut. R. Read, from h. p. 38 F.
W. I. R. to be Lieut. vice Conroy 38 F.
Coulthard, from 17 Dr. with Lieut. Fisk, 1th June
h. p. 1 Dr. G. A. Stanford to be Ensign by purch.
Jeffries, from 1 F Tec. diff. with Lieut. vice Mitchell, 19 Dr.
14th May Carter, h. p. Gent. Cadet G. G. Warden, to be
Meagher, from 7 F. with Lieut. Brownlow, Ensign
43 F. Ensign A, O'Donnell, from 43 F. to
Wilkinson, from 40 F. rec. diff. with Licut. be Ensign, vice Donald, dead
Garner, h. P: 4th June
Ensor, froin 3 W. I. R. with Lieut. Brown, Gent. Cadet R. Janns, to be Ensign
h. p. 82 F.
Constable, from York Rang. with Lieut. H. Jelf, to be Ensign Ardorsor, b. p. 8 W. I. R.
do. Lieut. Robert Law to be Adj. vice
Siripson, from 25 F. rec. dift. with Lieut.
Anderson, h. p.
Joyes, from 95 F. with Lieut. Fergusson,
h. P vice Milis, York Rang. 7th do.
Layton, from Rifle Brigade, with Lieut FraEnsign J, O. Lloyd, to be Lieut.
ser, h. p. 95 F. vice Herry, dead 14th do.
Wiliams, from 8 Dr. rec. diff. with Lieut.
Wharton, h. p. 21 F.
Loppinci, from 37 F. rec. dift. with Lieut.
T. Vincent, b. p. 12 F.
voore, from 64 F. rec. diff. with Lieut upon h. p. 28 F.
Mair, h. p. 7 F.
Corner Hill.uson, from 3 Dr. rec. diff. with Cor.
net Philips, h. p. 23 Dr.
24 Lieut. Geddes, from 21 F. with Ensign Lewis, Oficers killed and wounded in the late ope.
h. p. 103 F. Ensign Dernzey, from 12 F. with Ensign Stirke,
rations in India, from the 19th to the h. p.
24th December 1817. Browne, from 26 F. rec. diff. with Ensign Maxwell, h. p. 104 F.
Killed. Lieut D. M'Leod, 1 F. 21 Dec. 1817. Innes, from 37 F. with Ensign Bentham,
- Lieut. Bell, 1 F. 24th Dec. 1817. h. p. 52 F.
Wounded. Lieut. J. M'Gregor, 1 F.
Lt. Col. Campbell, severely, 1 F. Hoehne, h. p. 60 F.
Lieut. Elliot, (Mil. Sec. at Madras) Barters from 85 F. with Ensign Cole, h. p.
Royal Engineers 60 F. Macbean, from 79 F. with Ensign Græme,
Deaths. h. p. 89 F.
Cliffe, from 93 F. with Ensign Hume, h. Col. Elford, Lt. Gov. of St John's, 17th June 1818 p.
Lieut, Col. Sir W. 0. Hamilton, late 2 Vet. Bn. Quarter Mast. Crabtree, from 12 F. with Quarter
3th June 1818. Mast. Grady, h. p. 87. F.
Major M'Cullock, h. p. 2 Gar. Bn. May 1818. Sanderson, from 10 F. with Quar- Capt. Raban, h. p. 8 F.
7th June 1818. ter Mast. Jackson, h. p. 47 F.
M'Glashan, 19 F. (late 1 Ceylon Regt.) Surg. Collins, from 58 F. with Surg. Cathcart,
20 Dec. 1817. h. p. 60 F.
Hewan, h. p. 21 F. 13th May 1818. Barlow, from 32 F. with Surg. Bulkeley, R. Dale, 81F.
220 May 1818. h. p. 62 F.
Cross, Cambridge Mil.
20th Nov. 1817.
Hilliard, 53 F. Assist. Surg. Macleod, from 1 F. G. with Assist.
Barlow, 53 F.
Ist Nov. Surg. Johnson, h. p. 100 F.
Harrison, 69 F.
11th Nov. Coghlan, 87 F.
19th Nov. Resignations and Retirements.
Fleish, h. p. 2 Line K. G. L. 21st Dec. 1817. Capt. N. Storey, 3 Dr. G.
Cornet Pott, h. p. Brunswick Hussars
15th May 1818. Gregory, 56 F.
Ensign Donald, 65 F.
26th May 1818. Thomson, 100 F.
De Brandenstein, h. p. Brunswick Inf. Lieut. Pottinger, 8 Dr.
10th May 1818. Ensign M‘Donagh, R. York Rang.
Olfermann, 1 Foreign Vet. Br. 20th Mar.
Paymast rioodwin, 4 D.G. 25d May 1818. Appointments Cancelled.
Adj. Lt. Pelliehoddy, 24 Dr. 22 Nov. 1817.
Surg. Storey, at Bahamas, 10th Apr. 1818. Cornet Broadhead, 21 Dr.
White, h. p. 11 F. (late of 1 Ceylon Regt.) Ensign Coleman, i F.
19th Jan. Cashiered.
Asst. Surg. Callow, 8 Dr. 19th Nov. 1817.
p. 60 F. 1st Apr. 1818. Ensign Moffatt, 19 F.
Coulthard, 87 F. 17th Nov. 1817.
p. 93 F.
Chas. Wernyss Bartholomew Bonifant
W. J. Hope Johnstone Chas. Newton Hunter
Edw. Hackett Edw. Le C. Thornbrough
Benj. P. Sadler
James Gilchrist Chas. P. Madryli