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wanting an arm, and an equal number each deficient of a leg! The arms car ried it.

Col. Fullarton is faid to be now on his way to Conftantinople. His intention is to offer his military services to the Grand Signior, to whom he comes with powerful recommendations, and from whom he will no doubt receive a very gracious reception. The martial enthusiasm and military abilities of that meritorious Officer could not have felected a more brilliant theatre than the scene of action between the Turks and their powerful antagonists.

The following is a lift of the Appeals from the Court of Seffion in Scotland, that have been heard by the Houfe of Lords this Seffion of Parliament, with the determinations generally:

1. Ann Ogilvie verfus Mary Gordon, Affirmed with sol. cofts.

2. Sinclairs Thriepland, Remitted with inftructions.

3. Gordon of Braid v. City of Edinburgh, Affirmed with a variation.

4. Scott v. Creditors Seton of Touch, Affirmed.

5. Strachan v. Graham of Balgowan, Remitted with inftructions.

6. Mitchel, &c. v. Dundas, Remitted with inftructions.

7. Hay v. Hay, Affirmed.

8. Grant v. Earl of Morton, Affirmed. 9. Wood and Co. v. Hamilton, Affirmed.

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Court of Segion. A queftion of very general importance to all sportsmen, and particularly to thofe who are qualified, was lately brought before the Court of Seffion, at the inftance of the Earl of Breadalbane, against Thomas Livingfton, Efq; of Parkhall. In September, 1788, Mr Livingston made an excurfion to the muirs of Glenquoich, in Perthshire, to take the diverfion of muir-fowl fhooting. Thefe muirs are part of the extenfive poffeflions belonging to Lord Breadalbane, who brought a process of declarator and damages, along with a bill of fufpenfion and interdict, against Mr Living fton, for the purpose of having it found and declared by decreet of the Court of Seffion, that Mr Livingflon, tho' poffeffed of the highest qualification at any

time required by law for killing game, had no right to hunt upon his Lordship's open and uninclofed grounds, without his exprefs confent, and that he ought to be fubjected in payment of damage and expences. This queftion, which has raised much expectation, came to be argued before Lord Monboddo Ordinary, when his Lordfhip was pleased to pronounce judgment in favour of Mr Livingston, affoizieing him from the actionat the inftance of the Earl of Breadalbane. Counfel for the Earl of Breadalbane, the Lord Advocate, the Dean of Faculty, and Mr Archibald Campbell; agent, Mr John Campbell, writer to the fignet. For Mr Living fton, Mr Solicitor General, Mefirs. Wight, Hepburn, Blair, and Hagart: agent, Mr William Buchan, writer to the Lignet.

We understand, that although Lord Monboddo gave judgment, in the cause betwixt the Earl of Breadalbane and Mr Livingston, yet the interdict is continued, by which the defender is prohibited from fhooting upon his Lordship's ground till this judgment come under the review of the Court.

High Court of Jufticiary. Aug. 14. This day came on before the Hight Court of Jufticiary, the trial of Mr Alexander Paterfon, writer in Edinburgh, indicted at the inftance of his Majefty's Advocate, for calling at the houfe of a gentleman in Edinburgh, and challenging him to meet him next morning in the King's Park, to fight him with piftols; for afterwards fending him a card, threatening to poft him as a cowardly fcoundrel at the bar of the coffee-houfes-and for, on a fubfequent day, coming up behind the faid gentleman in the Parliament Close, and, without any apparent caufe or provocation, giving him a kick with his foot, at the fame time addreffing himself to a nother gentleman prefent, and afking his pardon for kicking a fcoundrel in his company; adding, that he had fent hin a

challenge, which he had not accepted. The indictment is founded on the act ift William, cap. 35. which enacts, "That whofoever, principal or fecond, or other interpofed perfon, gives a challenge to fight a duel, or fingle combat; or whofoever accepts the fame, or whofoever, either principal or fecond on either fide, engages therein, albeit no fighting enfues, fhall be punished by the pain of banishment, and efcheat of moveables." The indictment was alto laid upon the com mon law. Mr Robert Hamilton, coun


fel for the pannel, ftated, that he had received provocation, the laws of the country would have given him redrefs. His Lordship was pleafed to pafs from the ftatute, and confine the indictment to the common law. The Judges then delivered their opinions, unanimoufly ordering informations by both parties to be given into Court, upon the facts meant to be proved, &c. and adjourned the trial to Monday the 23d of November next.

The Ayrshire Bard, Mr Burns, has, at his own expence, erected a Monument or Head-ftone, in the Canongate Churchyard, over the grave of the late Mr Ferzuffon, with the following infcription: HERE LIES

Born September 5th, 1751.
Died October 16th, 1774.

No fculptur'd marble here, nor pompous lay;

No ftoried Urn, nor animated BuftThis fimple Stone directs pale SCOTIA's way,

To pour her forrows o'er her POET's duft.

(On the Reverse) By fpecial Grant of the Managers to Robert Burns, who erected this Stone, this Burial Place is to remain for ever facred to the Memory of ROBERT FERGUSSON.


John Cheap of Roffie, Efq; to Mifs Dalziel of Lingo.

The Right Hon. the Earl of Newburgh, to Mifs Webb, firft cousin to the Countess of Shaftefbury.

Sir William Foulis, Bt. of Ingolby, Yorkshire, to Mifs Turner.

John Campbell of Calder, Efq; to Lady Caroline Howard, daughter of the Earl of Carlisle.

Lord William Ruffel, second brother to the Duke of Bedford, to Lady Charlotte Villiers, daughter to the Earl of JerLey.

George Douglas of Cavers, to Lady Grace Steuart, daughter of the Earl of Murray.

Adam Ogilvie, Efq; Advocate, and Chamberlain to his Grace the Duke of Buccleugh, to the youngest Mifs Elliot of Greenwich.


The Lady of Henry Drummond, Efq; Banker at Charing-cross, of a fon.

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Lady Frances Stewart, widow of Sir James Stewart of Cultnefs, and fifter to the Earl of Wemyss.

Mrs M'Donald, 51 years an apothe cary in Edinburgh.

Major Gen. Paterfon, Col. of the 28th regiment of foot.

At Killin, Perthshire, the Rev. J. Steuart, in the 89th year of his age; the firft who attempted to tranflate the Bible into the Gaelic language.

George Heathcote, Efq; fon of Sir George Heathcote, Bart. and a Commiffioner of the Tax Office.

Count O'Donnel, late commandant of the Irish Regt. of Clare, in the French fervice, and Knt. of St. Lewis.

At Bath, fuddenly, Mrs Baird of Newbyth.

Capt. Duncan Ayre of the Royal Charlotte Excife cutter.

Mr David Refs Secretary to the General Poft Office.

The Rev. James Connel at Sorn, in the 38th year of his miniftry, aged 68.

At Hatton, the Right Hon. the Countefs of Lauderdale.

Mr Coward of Arnfide Castle, Weftmoreland, aged 116; who could read without fpectacles to the day of his death.

At Gladfmure in East Lothian, a thunder ftorm broke upon the school-house, where above 40 boys were affembled, which killed two, and wounded the mafter and feveral of the boys, one of which is fince dead.

Gilbert Gordon, Efq; Collector of Excife at Dumfries.

The Rev. James Ramfay, well known by his publications againft the flave-trade.

Edward Wilford, Efq; chief clerk to the Auditor of His Majelty's Exchequer.

The Right Hon. Vifcountefs Saye and Sele, aged 94, gay and cheerful, and ac tually danced with her friends laft Michaeimas Feaft at her feat at D-dder hal.

Mrs Mary Dunbar eldest daughter of the late Sir George Dunbar of Mochrum.

Civil Promotions..

Mr Rofe Recorder to the city of London, on the refignation of Mr Adair.. Timothy Caffel, Efq; member for Brakley, a Commiffioner of Excife ;England.

The Rev. Rob. Rennie is prefented by his Majefty to the Church of Kilfyth, vacant by the death of Mr Telfer.

The Rev. Alexander Macauley, to the Church of Cardrofs; vacant by the death of John Macauley,

The Rev. Elliot William Davidson is appointed affiftant and fucceffor to the Rev. Dr Davidfon at Sorbie.

The Right Hon. the Lord Chancellor, and the Right Hon. the Speaker of the Houfe of Commons, are appointed Lords Juftices of the kingdom of Ireland, in the abfence of the Lord Lieutenant.

John Taylor, Efq. of Hatton-street, Oculift to his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales.

General Meadows is appointed Gov. of Fort George, Madras, in the room of Sir Arch. Campbell. Col. Abercrombie fucceeds him at Bombay.

The Commiffioners of Excise have appointed Capt. Charles Elder to the command of the Royal Charlotte cutter, in room of Capt Aird, deceafed.

The Right Hon. John Fitzgibbon Lord High Chancellor of Ireland, is created a Baron of that kingdom, by the title of Lord Fitzgibbon of Lower Connello in the County of Limerick.

His Majefty has appointed Dr T. C. Hope joint Profeffor of Medicine with Dr Stevenfon in the University of Glafgow.

The Rev. Wm. Bingham to the Archdeaconry of London, void by the promotion of Dr Beaden, to the fee of Gloucefter.

John Lloyd of Gray's Inn, Efq; and John Milford of the Inner Temple, Efq: appointed Welsh Judges, and to be of his Majefty's Council learned in the law.

William Kerr, furveyor to the General Poft Office is appointed fecretary, in place of Mr Rofs, deceased.

Edward Burrows, Efq; Collector of the Customs at Port-Glasgow, Surveyor General of the Cuftoms in the Port of London; is fucceeded at Port-Glasgow by Sir James Campbell, M. P. for Culrofs,


Lord Loftus and the Earl of Bellamont are appointed Poft-mafters General of Ireland.

Military Promotions.

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Lt. Colonel, vice T. Straabenza retired 21ft Regt. Capt. Graham of the 16th, etajor, vice Knight, promoted to olonel of the 27th, vice C. Fer deceased.

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ntford Longford, Efq. Goyernor of Cork, vice Thomas Pigot.

Lord Charles Fitzroy, captain in the 3d Regt. Foot Guards, vice Lord Kirkcudbright, who retires.

Major Brereton from 64th, Lt. Colonel 58th, vice Worsfall, who retires.

Lt. Colonel Nugent from the 13th, to be Lt. Colonel 4th Regt. Dragoon Guards, vice Gwynne promoted.

Major Dillon from 5 Dragoon Guards, Lt. Col. 7th Dragoon Guards, vice Staples refigned.

13th Regt. Foot, Major Cradock, to be Lt. Col. vice Nugent, promoted.

Col. David Dundas, Adjutant General in Ireland, vice Lt. Col. Fawcett, who is made Quarter-Mafter General, vice Col.. Dundas.

Major-General Robert Prescott, Col. of the 28th Regt. vice Paterson deceased. Irish Peerages.

The Earl of Clanricarde, created Mar quis of Clanricarde.

Earl of Antrim created Marquis of An trim.

Earl of Tyronne created Marquis of Waterford.

Earl of Hillsborough Marquis of Down fhire.

Vif. Glenrawly Earl of Annefley, and in default of heirs of his body, to his brother the Hon. Richard Annelley.

Vif. Enniskillen Earl of Enniskillen.
Vif. Erne Earl Erne.

Lord Carysfort Earl of Carysfort.
Lord Earlsfort Vif. Clonmell.

The following Gentlemen Barts.
John Newport of Newpark.
Robert Batifon Harvey of Killogum.
Samuel Hayes of Drumbac Castle.
Robert Hodfon of Helly-brook.

The Earl of Glandore and Earl of Carysfort, joint keepers of the Rolls, in place of the Duke of Leinster.

The Right Hon. Arthur Woolfe Attorney General and a Privy Counsellor in place of Lord Fitzgibbon appointed Lord Chancellor.

John Toler, Efq: Solicitor General in place of Mr Woolfe.

The Hon. Jofeph Hewitt, fecond Serjeant at Law.

Henry Duquery, Efq; third Serjeant at Law to his Majefty in Ireland.

The Earl of Carhampton Lieut. Gen.

sad Regt. Major Colebrook Nifbet, of the Ordnance, in place of Gen. Hale,


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