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wanting an arm, and an equal number each deficient of a leg! The arms carried 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:

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1. Ann Ogilvie verfus Mary Gordon, Affirmed with 5ol. 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 instructions.

Abftra&t. Affirmed, Remitted, Total,

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.




Court of Segion. A question of very general importance to all fportfmen, and particularly to those who are qualified, was lately brought before the Court of Seffion, at the inftance of the Earl of Breadalbane, againit Thomas Livingfton, Efq; of Parkhall. In September, 1788, Mr Livingfton 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 procefs of declarator and damages, atong with a bill of fufpenfion and interdict, against Mr Livingfton, for the purpofe 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 pleafed to pronounce judgment in favour of Mr Livingston, affoilzieing him from the actionat the in ftance 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 Livingston, Mr Solicitor General, Meffrs. Wight, Hepburn, Blair, and Hagart: agent, Mr William Buchan, writer to the fignet.

We understand, that although Lord Monboddo gave judgment, in the caufe 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 Majesty'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 cause 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 him


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, thall be punished by the pain of banifhment, and efcheat of moveables." indictment was alio laid upon the common law. Mr Robert Hamilton, counfel


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Mrs Wemyss of Wemyfs, of a fon. The Lady of Rear Admiral Duncan, of a daughter.

The Countefs of Salisbury, of a daughter.

Mrs Anderson of St Germains, of a daughter.

In George's Square, the Lady of Capt. Lockhart of the Royal Navy, of a fon. July 3. The Queen of Spain, of a Princefs, Chriftened Maria Ifabella.


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

Mrs McDonald, 51 years an apothecary 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 Commif fioner of the Tax Office.

Count O'Donnel, late commandant of the Irish Regt. of Clare, in the French fervice, and Kat. 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 several 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 against the flave-trade.

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

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

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

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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-Glafgow, Surveyor General of the Cuftoms in the Port of London; is fucceeded at Port-Glasgow by Sir James Campbell, M. P. for Čulrofs,


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

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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.

Military Promotions.

The Earl of Carhampton Lieut. Gen.

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

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