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Richard observes: To impute to me or to the with which you have been pleased to honor Davy, under the name of delay, the loss of me upon this occasion." time which was passed by me in constant so- An account of the total extraordinary ex. licitude, and by the men in unremitting toil, pense, so far as the same can be made up of is not what I should have expected from lord the late expedition to the Scheldt, distinChatham.” He concludes with saying: "Con- guishing the charge incurred by the occupacerning lord Chatham's opinions I have now tion of the island of Walcheren, after the re. ceased to be solicitous; but I am, and ever shall turn of the troops from South Beveland, and be, sincerely anxious that your lordships the other positions on the Scheldt :should not see cause to regret the confidence

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In the army estimates for the year 1810, land for 1808, is 379,743!. which exceed. the amount of the land forces, includis that of 1800 by 237,7071. various miscellaneous services, is 297,089. The quantity of foreign corn and flour im. Regiments in the East Indies, 30,547. Truopsported into Great Britain from the 10th of and companies for recruiting ditto, 509. Em. October 1809, to the 5th of January follow. bodied militia, 109,371. Foreign corps, ing, is 217,546 quarters of grain, and 72,755 28,953: making a total of 378,381; from which, cwt. of meal and Aour. if there be deducted 30,547, the amount of The aggregate quantity of corn and flour the regiments in the East Indies, there will imported into Great Britain in 1809, is remain a force of 340,835 to be provided for. 1,482,758 quarters of the former, and 565,938 Of these the expence of the portion for Eng. cwt. of the latter ; of which were imported land is 12,223,2101. ls. id.; and for lre. from Ireland, 853,550 quarters of corn, and land 3,063,884). 3s. 80. making a total 74,993 cwt. of Hour; and from ail other coun. ef 15,287,1001. 55. 43.

tries 629,292 quarters of the former, and The amount of the assessed taxes in Scot. 490,943 cwt. of the latter.


With Biographical Memoirs of distinguished Churacters recently deceased, ATa Court of Common Council held on Wed. the house of Mr. Noyes, sadler, in Duke

nesday, March 14th, the committee of city street, Aldgate, which was first discovered by lands presented a report and plans for the the watchman going his rounds, and on his removal of Smithfield market. A long des giving the alarm, Mrs. Noyes, who slept in bale took place, and on a division there were the third story, with difficulty escaped to the for the removal 79, against it 70; so that it top of the house, and from thence into a was carried to remove the market to a field window of the next house ; but a servantbetween Sadier's Welis and Islington; a maid who was following her, and a child, the change on which the inhabitants of the ine- grand-daughter of Mr. Noyes, were both entropolis may be congratulated.

gulphed in the times, and perished. On Tuesday, March 13th, ac half-past one i he same morning, at three o'clock, a fire o'clock in the murring, a fire broke out in broke out at a callow-chandler's shop, in




Deaths in and near London,

(April 1, Holles-street, Clare-market, which raged In Argyle-street, Caleb Whitefrord, esą. with such violence, that in an hour the whole This gentleman, born at Edinburgh in the of the premises, together with an adjoining year 1734, was the only son of colonel Charles house, were destroyed. The inhabitants hal Whitefoord, third son of sir Atam Whiteno time to save any of their effects, and three foord, bart. in the shire of Ayr in North Bripersons lost their lives. The bodies of an tain. [Further particulars will be given in our elderly man and his wife have been dug out next.] of the soins: ano! her person, an inmate in In the Edgeware road, Mrs. Eliza Kent, the house in which the fire broke out, is still wife of captain William K. of the royal missing, supposed to have perished. The navy. second foor of the tallow-chandler's house In Islington-ford, Mrs. Sbell, 83. was inhabited by a widow and her daughter, In Hornsey-lanc, Highgate, Mrs. Peaton, in a sickly s'ate, who was removed with relict of George P. esq. 74. great difficully, and died in a few minutes At Blackheath, James Moore, esq. 75. after leaving the house, in her inother's At Camden Town, Mrs. Byum, wife of Ed

ward B. esq. president of his majesty's counMARRIED.

cil, Antigua. At Putney, John Pooley Kensington, esq. In John-street, Bedford-row, H»ba Roberts, banker, of Lombard-street, to Anne, eldest esq. many years one of the directors of the daughter of the late Rev. Edmund Rawlins, East India Company, 71. of Pophill's-house, Warwickshire, and rector In Cleveland-street, St. James's, the Ilon. of Dorsington, Glocestershire.

Mrs. Elliott, wiie of the Ilon. William E. and At St. Martin's, the Rev. Randolph Kripe, eldesi daughter of sir William A Court, bart. to Harriot, third daughter of the late Thomas She was married about a year ago, and died in Willard, egg. of East Bourne.

child-birth. Mr. Fleming Cooke, youngest son of the - Fobn Lynd, esq. barrister of the Middle late William C. esq. one of the Directors of Temple, 33. He was author of several useful the Bank of England, to Catharine, second and ingenious publications, as weil as poetic daughter of Robert Burchall, esq. of Walc effusions; and though many have been so weli thamstow.

received by the public as to call for repeated At St. George's, Hanover-square, E. Ver. editions, he would never willingly, even to non, esq. of Dee · Bank, Cheshire, to the bis most intimate friends, avow himself to youngest daughter of the Rev. J. Morrice, of be the author of them. Flower, Northamptonshire.

In King-street, Gloucester place, Mrs. Sla. At St. James's, Mr. T. F. Dollman, of ter, relict of Gill S. esq. 74. Craven-street, lo fane, eldest daughter of In Charles-street, St. James's-square, I kn Francis Dollman, esq. of Gower-street.- Truycross, esą of Bath, son of the late Alder. George Wilson, esq. of Saville-row, to Anna, man T. of Warwick. eldest daughter of the late sir John Taylor, In Blandford-street, Lieutenant-colonel Alam bart.

Howden, of the East India Company's service. At Greenwich, H. Munn, esq. of the Ma- The Rev. Neville Seow, one of the fellows dras establishment, to Miss Hood, third of Dulwich College, and formerly of Trinity daughter of William H. esą of Blackheath. College, Cambridge, B.4. 1759, M. A. 1766,

At Mory.le bone, Edward Darell, esq. aged 75. eldest son of Henry D. esq. of Cale Hill, Ezekiel Deligbl, esq. eldest son of the late Kent, tu Mary Ann, only daughter of the Ezekiel D esq. of Norwich, late Thomas Bullock, esq-Henry Duke In Hatton Garlien, James Maze, esq. Loftus, esq. to Miss Lottus, daughter of Lient. Townley Ward, esq. of Henrietta-street, Ceneral t. ---l'hom s Duffield, esq. fellow Covent Garden, and Monkey Island, Berks, of Mertoo College, Oxford, to Emily Frances, solicitor, and one of the oldest and most enionly child of George Elwes, esq.

nent practitioners in the profession, 67. He DIED.

was the son of the Rev. Henry Ward, by Ja. In Queen-street, Westminster, Fane, the net, his wile, one of the three daughters and wile of Gilbert Satton, esq. a lady whose co-heiresses of Henry Townley, late of Dut. heure was tradunt with benevolence, of the ton-hall, in the county of Lancaster, esq. strictest integrity, and most honourable prin- Mr. Ward commenced business in Henrietta ciples. Her luss is sincerely regretted by all street, in the year 1766, and his eminent who knew her; to her husband and infant abilities, aided by a persevering disposition daugbter the blow is sererely afflictive. and strong mind, acquired him that distinction

In Hanover-street, Hanover-square, Loren- in his profession, which he main aimed to his 20, youngest son of 1.. Siable, esg.

last moments. In politics, he was a staunch In Baker-street North, wins. Hankin, wi whig, and early in life became a member of dow of George H. esq. of Hanstead, Herts. the whiz club, and a zcalous supporter of the

In Fenchureli-strect, Ambrose Weston, esq. cause; he took a very active part in Mr. 55.

Fox's first election for Westminster, and his At Hackney, David Powell, esg in the zeal was unaba'ed when in conjunction with B5th year oi kuis age.

Edmund Burke, esg. and other distine


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guished characters, he warmly espoused the At Greenwich Hospital, Lieutenant William
cause of his friend, lord Join Townsend, in Munier, brother to admiral ll. formerly go-
his opposition to Lord Hood. Mr, Ward was vernor of New South Wales, 79.
married in 1772, to Miss Eleonora Hucks, a At the Parsonage-bouse, Hainpstead, Einily
lady distinguished for personal charms and ac- Sural, third daughter of the Rev. Samuel
complishments, who died in 1800, and by White, rector of that parish.
whuin he had no children. He has for maily At Brompton, N. Stockbouse, esq. lace of the
years entertained at the Willows, the young East India Company's service at Bombay.
gentlemen from Eion College, on their al- In Cornhill, William Wailis, esq. 73.
nual excursion up the Thames on election Sa- In Sc. Paul's Churcn-yard, Robert Serib,
turday, and he has frequently on those occa-
sions been honoured with the company of At Finchley, Mr. H. Pouncg, 88.
their majesties, and the younger branches of In Cumberland-place, Mrs. Rorbe.
the royal family. Mr. Ward, not having left In Green-screet, Grosvenor-square, yobr
any issue, or any consanguineouis relacion, he Simor Harcourt, esq. of the Ankerwyk branch
has devised the Willows, and all his real and of cha: noble amily.
personal property to Patrick Crawfurd Bruce,

la Kingsland-roail, Mr. John Cooke, foresq.of laplow Lodge, with whon, he has formerly of Paternoster-row, bookseller, 79. many years been on the most intimate terms In New.street, Hanover-square,

Mrs. of frienus up. He has also bequcathed up. Bromfield, widow of the Rev. Mi. B. ur Worm. wards of 20,0001. to his friends, confidential - will, Dorset. clerks, and old servants, several of whom In Charlotte-streei, Fitzroy-square, Sir have been in his strvice upwards of twenty R. Burton, one of the senior benchers of the years.

society of Gray's lan, and lace 11. P. for Wenie 1. Thornbaugh-street, Ozias Hum; krry, dover.

ln Lincoln's Inn Old Square, E. Warres, The Hon. William Frederic Eden, eldest son of lord Auckland, M. P. for loudslová, dc. In Devonshire-place, Maria, second daugh. puty teller of the exchequer, and licutenant- ter of Joseph Blake, esq. colonel of the St. John's and St. Margaret's Al Hendon, Mr. Debenbam, 55, volunteers, 26. This yintleman had been In James-street, Buckingham Gate, Mrs. missing ever since the evening of January Cuiqubcun, wife ut Patrick C. esq. 19th, and his body was found in the Thames, in Westminster, the Rev. Edward Joba on February 23.11. During this interval, Herberi, vicar of Ledbury, Herefordshire. every possible enquiry was made, and rewards At Fulham, at the house of her brucher, ortered for the discovery of him, by his anxious W. Sharpe, esq. Mrs. Prowli, relict of George parents. On the last mentioned day, a burge. P. esq. ut ilisem Park, Northampton, 77. man perceived the body floating in the river, in Cornhill, M. John Coward, one of the opposite to the llorseferry, Miloank, and con- preachers of toe ehiladelphian Chapel, Wint. veyed it to the Crown Bear public house. millestreet, Finsbury-square; a firm and Froin the description of his person and dress, zealous supporter of the doctrine of universal previously given in public advertisements, le restoration : a man of a truly philanthropic was soon recognized. The melancholy fade mind, inslexible integrity, and unuitected siaof Mr. Eden is the more dillicule tu te ac cerity. counted for, as in evidence before the curo. Ac Clapham Common, the Hon. Heriry Cs ner's inquest, it appeared that there was no rondish, cousin of lord George C. and of the sympton of mental derangement in any part duke of Devonshire, and one of the most of his conduct; but that to the very hour of emirent themists and natural philosophers his leaving home, he was engaged in trauis.

of the ages

He left funded property acting business with that precision and punc- to the amount of one million two huniusiity for which he was remarkable. The dred thousand pounds; seven hundred thou. jury returned a special verdict of-Fouad sund of which are vequeathed to Lord G. browned in the river, but by what means the Cavendish, two hundred thousand to the eart body came there, there was no evidence before ul desborough, and the remainder in legacies Clle jury

to other branches of the Devonshire tamily. In Lpper Gower-street, Nas, Cancellor, wife He was the most considerable holder of bank of Joho C, esq.

stuck in England.
In St. Ann's Place, Lime house, Adam Stear- in Park-street, St. James's, T. Godfrey, esq.
meim, e 4.52.

M.P. for Hyche.
In Lamb's Conduit street, the infant son Ar fulhut, William Sharpe, esq. 81.
of Charles H, Hall, esq.

In Liitle Bell Alley, Coicinanstreet,
In Bulštrode-street, Sir Cbulles Howre Han-

Isaac Du Rousray, esq.
land, bart,

In Conduit-street, Joby Mot?us:us, esą.
At Chiswick, Mrs. Whalley, relict of che In Lower Thames-sheet, Nirs. Simsoni, wife
Rev. William W. rector of Presteiga and Len- of William S. esq.

In Giorge screet, Portman-square, Lady lo lll'cod-street, Westminster, Mr. Wilbum . Field, relist of Sir ('. V. F. and daughter ut Hudian, of the Post Oltice.

si: Francis dead, of Hermitage, Kent.


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... Communications for this Department of the Monthly Magazine, properly are thenticuted, and sent free of Postage, are always thankfully received. Those are

more particulurly acceptable which describe the Progress of Local Improvements of
'any Kind, or which contain Biographical Anecdotes or Facts relative to eminent
or remarkable Characters recently deceased.

NORTHUMBERLAND AND DURHAM. At Shotley Bridge, Miss Henderson.
IT has already been stated that the principal in. At Sunderland, Mrs. Raiph Newton.-

habitants of Newcastle, previous to the late Mr. Joseph Powell, and about a fortnight af. jubilee, resolved to subscribe toward the esta• terwards, his father, Mr. Thomas P.51.-Mr. blistiment of a school for the iostruction of Simon Gascoigne, 70. Mr. G. Allison, 49. poor children, instead of illuminating on that

At Eglingham, Anne, daughter of the late occasion. At a meeting of the subscribers Robert Ogle, esq. held on the 26th February, it was resolved At the Red House, near Hexham, Mrs. thal a building should be erecied for the pure Mary Watson, 32. pose; that the sys'em of Dr. Bell and Mr.

At Hexhain, Mr. Matthew Keil, 88. Lancaster should be adopted for the instruc- At Earsdon, Thomas Fenwick, esq. a jus. tion of children in reading, writing, and the tice of the peace for Northumberland and Duro rudiments of arithmetic ; 'and that the intend. ham. ed building shall also be used on the lord's Ac Bishopton, near Stockton, Mrs. Eliz. day as a place of public worship, agreeably to Horner, 70. the usage of the church of England, for the

At Morpeth, Mrs. Mary Smith, 79. benefit of the children belonging to the said At Stelling Hall, William Archer, esq. church, of the parents of such children, and

At Corbridge, Mr. Joseph Walker, 35. of such other poor persons as may chuse to At Barnardcastle, Margaret Gowland, 104. resort thereto. This latter resolution has

At Rooker House, near Monkwearmouth, given umbrage to several liberal and phie Mr. William Wilkin, 32. lanthropic contributors, of ditferent reli. At Durham, Mrs. Ann Reveley, 50.- 1a gious persons' persuasions, and threateas, consequence of her cloihes taking fire, Miss unless conc liatory measures be adopled, to Maria Agar.- Mrs. Ann Robinson, 79.-Mr. subvert that cordial unanimity which at William Weybridge, 59. first seemed to inspire all parties.

At Newcastle, Ms. Edward Kell, 71.–Mr. The workmen, in digging the foundation John Taylor, 5.1.-Mr. John Sharpe, a cap. for the county court, in the castle Garth, New. tain in the first South Shields volunteers, castle, have found a Roman spur, which, by Mrs. Frances Lee.-Mr. James Ludlow, 29. the antiquarians, will no doubt be considered - Mrs. Eliz. Robinson, 73.-Mr. Thomas as a valuable relique.

Denton, 36.-Mr. Joseph Elliot, 26.-Mrs. Married.) At Newcastle, Mr Thomas Bell, Plummer, 38.-Mrs. Rogers, 20. —Mrs. bookseller, to Miss Blakey, daughter of Mr. Adams, 92.- Mrs. Moyre. -Mrs. Catherine William B.

Whitfield, of the Golden Lion Inn.-Eliz. | At Durham, Ms. John Leyburn, to Miss wife of Mr. George Nicholsun, 61.-Mr. Ann Mowbray.

James Turnbull. At Barnardcastle, Mr. De Bello, occulist, At Chesterhiil, near Bedford, Adam Yel. to Miss Sarah Harwood.

At Long Benton, Mr. John Brown, agent At Stockton, Mrs. Newham, 77. to Willington Colliery, to Miss Elizabeth

At Longridge House, near Berwick, Mrs

Ord, wife of Daniel V. esq.
At Ferryhill, near Durham, Mr. Henry
Howlett, of York, attorney, to Miss Sample.

CUMBERLAND AND WESTMORELAND. Died.] At Darlington, Mr. John Morris, Several military weapons, apparently of 78.- Mrs. Barnes, 87.

great antiquity, and probably Danish, have At Neuburn, Mr. Thomas Taylor, aged 71 been found under a large projecting rock, at years, 40 of which he had been principal col. Glanrushea, in the parish of Kirkpatrick, Isle Jiery agent to the late and present duke of of Mann. Amongst them is a spear, made Northumberland.

of a composition of metal, and mounted with At ston Seeds, Mrs. Morrison, 74. gold. It measures sixteen inches in length,

At Monk wearmouth, Mr. William Robson, and weighs one pound ninc ounces; and also parish clerk, 62.-Mr. William Yellowby, two swords of the same kind of metal, but schoolmaster, 49.

no device or inscription upon either of ihem. At Westoe, Mrs. Simpson, a maiden lady, Married.] At Gretna Green, John Lawson 79.

Swallow, esq. of Knorren Lodge, near Bramp.

loly, esq.

ton, Cumberland, to Miss Richardson, daugh. mist, to Marianne, fourth daughter of the ter of J. Richardson, esq. of Cumcatch. late Robert Leigh, esq.

At Greystoke, William Topping, of New At York, Captain Weldon, of the Lynx Rent, as in this county, to Miss Arabella Greenland ship, io Miss Waud, of Hull. Wilhelmina Child ; third daughter of Jacob At Campsall, near Doncaster, Wm. BowChild, esq. of the firm of Bedford, Wright, ley, esq. of Kirk Smeaton, to Miss Sarah Carruthers, and Co. Somers-Town, London. Bedford, third daughter of Mr. B. of Fenwick

At Egremont, C. S. Fetherstonhaugh, esq. Grange. of Kirkoswald, to Miss Hartley, daughter of Ac Felliskirk, near Thirsk, Mr. T Pink. Thomas H. esq. of Gillfoot."

ney, of Donnotty, to Miss Slater, daughter Died.] At Edinburgh, Henry Brougham, of John S. esq. of Boltby. esq. of Brougham Hall, Westmorland.

The Rev. S. Sharp, vicar of Wakefield, to At Keswick, Miss Sarah Edmondson, Miss Alderson, daughter of the Rev. George daugbter of Mr. John E. surgeon, 14.-Mrs. A. rector of Birkin. Jane Scott, 85,

At Pocklington, the Rev. J. F. Hatfield, At Peeletown, Isle of Man, James Birchill, of Hornsea, to Miss Horley. M. D.

Died.) At Willow Hall, near Halifax, At Brampton, Mr. Whitfield Walker; Daniel Dyson, esq. 67. lieutenant in the Royal Cumberland Ac Rawcliffe, Hannah, eldest daughter of Rangers, 31.

Richard Wilson, esq. 24. At Kirkby Stephen, Mr. Richard Lough, At York, Mr. George Peacock, 66.--Jo22.

seph Bilton, esq. late of Heald's Hall, near At Bridekirk, Mrs. Ann Mawson, 73. Leeds, 42.-Mrs. Brandon, aunt to Sir Wil

At Know, near Longtown, Mr. Robert liam Fettes, of Wamphrav, bart. 90.-Vrs. Storey, brother of Dr. S. of Penrith.

Copeland, 27. Mrs. Hollins.Mr. George At Longtown, Miss Blaylock, eldest Smith, formerly an eminent apothecary, 77. daughter of Mr. John B.-Mr. Joseph Scott, -Mr. William Srephenson, i5 82.

At Bradford, the Rev. H. Hudson, formerly At Newby, Westmorland, Mrs. Margaret curate of Wibsey, 89. Robinson, relict of James R. esq. of Plovere At Netherton, Mrs. Shaw, 62. ick, near Shap, 78.

At Fishlake, Mr. Heegham, 73. Ac Stanwix, Mr. John Andrews, 81.

Ar Sumton, Mr. Thompson, 62. Ac Douglas, Isle of Man, John Live. At Hallam, near Shetheld, Mrs. Heya sey, esq.

wood, 74. At Armathwaite, John Fisher, esq. of At Hull, James Robinson, esq. 67. Calkeld, in Loweswater.

His death was oC- At Doncaster, Mrs. Worsop, wife of John casioned by a fall from his horse, a few hours Arthur W. esq. of Bransburton, near Bevera before, between Armathwaite-hall and Ouse- ley, 23.-Mrs. Kelk, 75. bridge.

At Sheffield, Mr. James Greenwood, 52. At Whitehaven, Mrs. Mary Bruce, 85. -Mr. John Unwin, 67.—Mrs. Blythe. - Mrs. Stecle, wife of captain S. of the Wil- Mr. J. Heppenstall, 72.- Mr. William liam and Mary.--Mrs. Piercy, relict of the Bath, 53.-Mrs. Catharine Lindley, 89.Rev. Mr. P. 66.-Mrs. Margaret Gorʻon, Mrs. Revill, 77.-Mr. Meadows.--Mr. wife of captain G. of the Ann Eliza, 63.- Crooks. Mrs. Harris.-Mr. John Welsh, 62,- At Meersbrook, near Sheffield, John Frances, the wife of Mr. Younghusband, Milnes, esq. of Wakefield. bookseller, 68.

At Kippax, the Rev. B. Willis, 57.
At Carlisle, Mrs. Ross, wife of Mr. Wil- At Leeds, Mr. Newton, of che firm of
liam R. Mr. Jacob Johnstone, 54.-Mr. Fenton and Newcon, linen-merchants.
John Fidler.-George Cill, esq. 60.--Mrs. At Wakefield, Miss Lonsdale, only daugh-
Mary Dalton, 77.-Mr. George Holmes, 29. ter of the late Rev. John L. of New Miller
-Mr. George Thomlinson, 70.

Dam, 16.

LANCASTRE. A meeting was lately held in the vestry Married.] At Rochdale, Robert Black. of the Holy Trinity Church at Hull, co take burn, esq. of Maleira, to Mary, daughter of into consideration the propriety of forming a the late Rev. T. Bellas. society in that town, auxiliary to the British At Liverpool, amidst the ruins of St. Nic and Bible Society in London. The measure cholas's church, Mr. Williaas Stockley, to was unanimously agreed to, and a committee Miss Catherine Chesworth, of Prescot. formed to carry it into execution.

Humphrey Herbert Jones, esq. of Llyon, in Married.] At Kirby Hall, the Rev. Dr. the county of Anglesey, 10 jana, eldest Claudius Buchanan, to Mary, youngest daughter of Robert Scott, esq.-Nr. James daughter of H. Thompson, esq.

Marcing, veterinary surgeon, lo Miss Sarah AC Hull, Capt. Cresser of the Cumberlaod Slater. -Mr. R. D. Lane, purser of his ma. militia, to Miss Metcalfe, second daughter jesty's sbip, Princess, to Niss Jones.-Capt. of Michael M. esq.-Mr. T. Mawhood, che E. Kes, of the Lord Collingwood, to miss MexTHLY MAG. NO. 197.



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