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28. At Aberdeen, Mifs Jessy Boyle, 9. The remains of the late Earl of Reldaughter of Mr John. Boyle, Bookseller. lie, a Captain of the Fifeshire Fencible Cau
Mrs Giblon, Relict of Mr Alexander valry, were deposited in the North Aisle of Gibson, farmer in Gilchirstland.
Foulkstone church, in which town his Lorda 29. At her father's house, High School ship’s troop happened co be quartered at the yards, Miss Masterton.
time of his death. 30. At the Manle of Kinghorn, the Rev. 10. Mis Mariane Stewart, relict of the John Usher.
late Colonel Alexander Murray, of CrinAt Gloucester, the Rev. Josiah Tuckec, geltie. D. D, and Dean of that Cathedral; well 11. Patrick Carnegy, Esq. of Lower, in known for his great abilities as a Divine the Soth year of his age. and a Politician. His numerous and valu 12. At Rose Farm, the Rev Mr William able publications on these subjects, are well Ross, minister of the Gaelic church of Croknown to every Literary Person.
marty. At Woodbridge, in an advanced age, Mr, At Kirkintilloch, Thomas Kinoiborough, Francis Kerridge, onc of the Yeomen of the late Deacon of the incorporation of taylors Guard. He was the person who, some years in Glasgow. The singular deportment of fince, fortunately preferved his Majesty from this person through life did not fail to atthe affassinating hand of Margaret Nichol. trad the particular observation of those fon,
around him; and the following may serve At Donaghadee, Ireland, Mr Alexander as a specimen of his whimsicality and eccenCairns, Surgeon.
tric turn, which he carried with him even At Fairfield, Mr Andrew Carrick, eldest to the grave. Of his dissolution (which, fon of Mr James Carrick, merchant, Glasgow. from the gradual decay of nature, he had
At his house, in Rose Street, Edinburgh, foreseen, and expected would shortly hapMr George Neillon, late in the service of pen), he talked with astonishing indiffethe East India Company.
rence, and occupied himself much in giving Nov. I. At Belfast, Mr James Weir, ar. directions about the event, and in preparbistant staff surgeon, in that district. ing the usual kind of attire which enwraps
2. At Woodend, niear Stirling, Alexander the mouldering frame and ornaments the Stewart, Esq. of Achnacon, in the 38th year gloomy manions of mortality. Some little
time before his death he commissioned a George Lockhart, Efq. of Newhall, coffin; and, being yet able to work at his at Exmouth, in Devonshire.
trade, he set about making, and finished his 3. At her mother's house in Crichton own grave clothes-put them on-viewed Itreet, Miss Elizabeth Dickson.
himself in a glass, and, after adjusting with At Montrose, Mr John Mill, Watch- great care every defect, (or rather what he maker.
deemed such) he fridly enjoined those 5. At Edinburgh, Mrs Anne Spens, Re- whom he wilhed should perform this office lid of Dr. Hary Spens, late Professor of Di- for him for the latt time, to be careful to fit vinity in the University of St. Andrews. them on with a fimilar precision and exact.
Miss Margaret Irvine, eldest daugh- Dess. It would appear he had contracted ter of the deceased Alexander Irvine, Esq. no small averfion to the female sex, from of Drum.
his having fignified, by a provincial phrase, 6. At Bankend, Mrs Gow, wise of Mr (upon writing down the names of his faWilliam Gow, merchant, Glasgow. vourites who were to attend his funeral,)
-. At Dumfries, Mrs Wauchope Rid- that if any woman were admitted among dell, daughter of the deceased Walter Rid. the company, he would rise and fail the dell, Esq. of Glenriddel, in the gilt year of byke, (or, in other words, dismiss the assem.
biy.)– He made a will, which is in many - At Ormiston, the Hon. Mrs Barclay refpects curious; and one bequeft especially Maicland.
exhibits the vanity of the testator, namely, 7. At Whitby, Mr. Andrew Watson, to the poor five pounds; but this sum not youngest son of Capt. Andrew Watson. to be paid till the deed be recorded in a con
8. At Dunfermline, much and justly re- fpicuous place in the church. gretted, Mr Andrew Adie, writer, and one At Gulen, William Cochrane of of the Magiftrates of that place.
Muirfield, Efq. 9. Mrs Napier, ot Kilmanew, in the 75th 13. John Craw, Esq. of Gladshot, writer year of her age.
in Haddington. He possessed many rare, At Crabstone, Miss Margaret Smith, and amiable qualities, was long eminent and daughter of Adam Smith, Esq. late Collec- faithful in his profession, and singularly ufe. tor of the Customs at Alloa.
ful in the public business of the county. His At Glasgow, Mrs Mary Campbell, loss will be long and deeply felt and la; relict of the late George Campbell of Elifter, mented by his family and friends, the No. in the Iland of Jamaica.
blemen and Gentlemen of East-Lochian..
of his age.
INDEX for Vol. XIV.
EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NEW SERIES;
From July to December 1799, (inclusive.)
LITERATURE, SCIENCE, ARTS, HISTORY, BIOGRAPHY, POLITICS, &e.
Anecdotes of Handel, 265–). C. dern habits of,
Gleaner, 2, 83, 163, 243, 322, 403
340 Gibbon, on the Style of, 195, Answer
Highwayman, a true fory,
83 Heat, an inquiry concerning the weight
- Plays, Itri&tures on, 336
40 Britain, in the reign of Charles II, hif-
124 Leland account of Dr Thomas, 172
128 Line, legitimate use of the word, 283
in the East and in Europe, 189, 273 Monboddo, account of the late Lord, 37
359 Millionary Voyage, extracts from the, 117
Murray (Honourable Mrs), stridures on
her Guide to the beauties of Scotland, 374
186 Otaheito--Inauguration of the young
King-dress, manners, and language;
249 Plagiarism detected in the Encyclopedia
18 Vale of Clyde, description of che, 209, 409
ments on the fecundacion of,
357 Sonnets by Miss Seward,
250 Speech of Rotomond to Henry,