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June 11. Five men were killed and 16 bruised, many of them severely, at Newcastle, by the fall of some new buildings.

June 13. The foundation stone of the public cemetery at Exeter, was laid by the Rev. Chancellor Martin, in the presence of several other of the dignitaries of the Church, and a large concourse of spectators. The Rev. Chancellor closed an eloquent address on the occasion, by expressing his gratification that all sects of professing Christians would now have a burying-place in common; and he assured his dissenting brethren, however they might differ on points of doctrine, or forms of Church government-and on some points they must be content to differ-he most fervently hoped they would all at last meet where no differences could arise.

The foundation stone of a column to commemorate the indefatigable exertions of the brothers, Richard and John Lander, and to record the untimely fate of the former, who was murdered by the natives in his recent expedition to the Quorra, was laid at Truro with masonic honours. All the respectability and wealth of Truro and the neighbouring towns were present.

The Court of Exchequer has decided that the corporation of Truro bave a right to a toll of 4d. per chaldron for metage of all coals coming into that port.

June 13. At Wolverhampton, an investigation of some length, connected with disturbances arising out of the election of Sir F. H. Goodricke for South Staffordshire, was brought to a final close. It appears that the military had been called out to quell the riot, and some wounds were inflicted. Owing to the public excitation caused by the affair, Government thought proper to send down Sir F. Roe, of Bow Street police office, to investigate the affair. In the course of the inquiry one hundred and fifty-two witnesses were examined. From the evidence of the soldiers it appeared, that by Captain Manning's orders, they, in the first ininstance, only used the flats of their swords to disperse the mob; but this seems only to have encouraged violence, and almost every one of the troop (the Captain included), were struck with stones. The men examined exhibited their helmets, all of which bore marks of blows from stones; and the soldier whose horse was killed by being stabbed with some sharp instrument, was severely hurt by a stone while standing near his dead horse. Before Sir F. Roe left Wolverhampton, an expression of thanks was tendered by several respectable inhabitants to him, for the impartiality with ich he had conducted the inquiry. ubscriptions have been commenced

in the town-one in order to present to Captain Manning and Lieutenant Brander some testimonial of approbation of their conduct; and another on behalf of Marriott, a boy who lost his leg in consequence of a shot passing through his knee.

The total emigration from the United Kingdom amounted, in 1833, to 62,527 persons; and in 1834, to 76,222.


The London and Greenwich Railway.— This work is rapidly approaching completion; nearly 500 arches are built, exclusive of those at the London Bridge end, and it is expected that an engine will commence running from the Spa- Road to High Street, Deptford, before the month of September. The whole line will, in all probability, be completed before Christ


A few days since, one of the company's engines performed several experimental trips, for the purpose of testing the solidity of the works, when several noblemen and scientific individuals attended. A tumbler of water, filled to the brim, was placed near the rail, and the engine, with coals, water, and passengers-a weight of at least 14 tons-passed along; not a drop of water was spilt, and the vibration was scarcely perceptible. Those who stood underneath the arches were astonished to find that the noise was not so great as that which would have been occasioned by the passing of a hackneycoach. This viaduct, when completed, will exceed, by three quarters of a mile, the celebrated bridge of Trajan across the Danube, and is certainly the most extraordinary work of the kind in our age.

May 16. Mr. Jerrold, author of 'Rent Day,' and other successful pieces, brought an action in Court of Common Pleas, against Messrs. Morris and Winston, proprietors of the Haymarket Theatre, to recover compensation for a three-act piece intitled 'Beau Nash, or the King of Bath,' performed 13 nights in succession last season in their Theatre; they had given him 50. which they deemed fair remunerationhe thought not, and the jury being of the same opinion, returned a verdict for the plaintiff, damages 1007, in addition to the 50l. already paid.

June 19. The triennial ceremony called the Montem, was celebrated by the Eton scholars. Their Majesties attended, accompanied by the Duchess of Kent and the Princess Victoria, the Duke of Cumberland, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, and Prince George. The name of the "Captain" this year is Money, and the subscriptions are stated to amount to upwards of 1,000!



Dec. 15, 1834. Knighted, Capt. the Hon. Henry Duncan, R.N., C.B. and K.C.H. May 6. The Hon. Geo. Stevens Byng, Comptroller of his Majesty's Household.

May 20. The Right Hon. Marquis Conyngham and Right Hon. Viscount Morpeth to be of the Privy Council.-Knighted, Rear-Adm. John Acworth Ommanney, C.B.-Graham Speirs, esq. to be Sheriff Depute of the Shires of Elgin and Nairn.

May 22. Earl of Lichfield to be his Majesty's Postmaster General.-4th Light Dragoons, Brevet Major Edward Byrne to be Major.-11th Light Dragoons, Capt. J. Jenkins to be Major.-74th Foot, Lieut.-Gen. Sir R. Riall, K.C.H. to be Col.-Ritle Brigade, Capt. J. N. Gossett to be Major.

May 27. Right Hon. Sir R. Hussey Vivian, Bart. and the Right Hon. Geo. S. Byng, to be of his Majesty's Privy Council.

May 28. Royal Artillery, Major-Gen. Sir J. Maclean, K.C.H. to be Colonel Commandant.

May 29. 2d Foot, Capt. R. W. Brough, to be Major.-11th Foot, Lieut.-Col. G. L. Goldie to be Lieut.-Col.-35th Foot, Lieut.-Col. J. Keightley to be Lieut.-Col.-90th Foot, Major G. G. Nichols to be Major.

May 30. Charles Ellice, esq. to be Page of Honour to his Majesty in Ordinary.

June 5. 1st Dragoons, Major T. Marten to be Lieut.-Col.-1st Gren. Guards, Lieut. and Capt. Sir J. M. Burgoyne, Bart. to be Capt. and Lieut.-Col.-19th Foot, Major T. Raper to be Lieut.-Col.-Royal London Militia, Wm. Thompson, esq. M.P. and Alderman, to be Lieut. Col.-North Devon Yeomanry Cavalry, the Right Hon. Lord Clinton to be Lieut.-Col. -1st Devon Yeomanry Cav. B. Fulford, esq. to be Major.

June 8. Isaac Alex. Hog, of Higham-lodge, Suffolk, esq. to be Gentleman at Arms.

Archibald Earl of Gosford, created a Peer of the United Kingdom by the title of Baron Worlingham, of Beccles, Suffolk.

June 9. Earl of Gosford to be Governor in Chief of the provinces of Lower and Upper Canada, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and the Island of Prince Edward.

June 10. Knighted, Dr. Whitelaw Ainslie, late of the Medical Staff of Southern India.

June 12. 3d Foot, Capt. Hen. Fred. Lockyor to be Major.

June 15. Benj. Cruttall Pierce, of St. HeJen's-place, London, M.D. to take the surname, and bear the arms of Seaman quarterly with those of Pierce.

June 19. Right Hon. the Earl of Gosford, Sir Charles Edward Grey, Knight, and George Gipps, esq. to be his Majesty's Commissioners for the investigation of all grievances affecting his Majesty's subjects in Lower Canada; and Tho. Fred. Elliot, esq. to be Secretary to the said Commissioners.

1st Foot, Capt. Chas. Deane to be Major.9th Foot, Lieut.-Col. John M'Caskill, to be Lieut.-Col.-98th Foot, Lieut.-Col. Colin Campbell be to Lieut.-Col.

Members returned to serve in Parliament. Carlow Co.-N.A.Vigors, Esq. A. Raphael, Esq. Drogheda.-Andrew Carew O'Dwyer, Esq. Ipswich.-Rigby Wason, Esq. and James Morrison, Esq.

Kildare Co.-R. M. O'Ferrall, esq.
Kingston-upon-Hull.-T. P. Thompson, Esq.
Tiverton.-Lord Visc. Palmerston.


Rev. W. Powell, to a Preb. in Llandaff Cath.
Rev. J. E. Tyler, to a Preb. in Llandaff Cath.
Rev.- Smith, to be Canon in Worcester Cath.
Rev. T. Allbutt, Dewsbury V. co. York.
Rev. J. Barnes, Bassenthwaite R. Cumb.
Rev. D. Beynon, Tredington R. co. Worcester.
Rev. W. Braithwaite, Holland Fenn Chapel,
co. Lincoln.

Rev. R. S. Bree, Tintagell V. Cornwall.
Rev. B. S. Broughton, Elmley Lovett R. co.

Rev. J. Daniel, Elmore P. C. co. Gloucester.
Rev. M. D. Duffield, Bere and Layer de La
Hay, P. C. Essex.

Rev. J. Dodson, Cockerham V. co. Lancaster.
Rev. W. C. Fenton, Mattersea Bawtry V. Notts.
Rev. J. Garbett, Clayton R. Sussex.
Rev. G. L. Hamilton, Carew V. co. Pembroke.
Rev. J. Hardy, Lea P. C. co. Gloucester.
Rev. C. Hesketh, North Meols R. co. Lanc.
Rev. W. Jones, Llanfihangel Generglyn V.

Rev. T. G. Joyce, Kilmastulla C. Killaloe.
Rev. W. Leech, Sherborne V. Norfolk.
Rev. C. B. Marshall, Brigsley P. C. Lincoln.
Rev. C. Nevill, East Grinstead V. Sussex.
Rev. J. Ridding, Andover V. Hants.
Rev. J. Shadwell, All Saints R. Southampton.
Rev. J. Shooter, Attenborough, V. co. Notts.
Rev, A. Short, Ravensthorpe V. co. Northamp.
Rev. A. C. Wallace, Great Coggeshall V. Essex.
Rev. E. W. West, Melborne V. Somerset.
Rev. M. West, Haydon, V. co. Dorset.
Rev. C. Wildbore, Clee V. co. Lincoln.

Rev. H. Berry, Chap. to Earl Spencer.
Rev. W. H. Charlton, to the Duke of Dorset.
Rev. J. L. Popham, to the Marq. of Abercorn.
Rev. G. L. Wasey, to Lord Bridport.


May 16. At Exminster, the wife of Capt. Peard, R.N. a dau.-17. At Hadley, the wife of the Rev. H. Harvey, Preb. of Bristol, a son.

-At Maidenhead, Lady Phillimore, a dau. -22. At Bishopthorpe, the wife of the Rev. Wm. Vernon Harcourt, a dau.-At the General Post Office, Mrs. Freeling, a dau.-23. At her father's, T. F. Buxton, esq. M.P. the wife of Andrew Johnston, esq. jun. of Rennyhill, M.P. a son.-23. In Baker-street, the wife of Capt. Rivett Carnac, R.N. a dau.25. At Clifton Hamden, near Abingdon, the wife of the Rev. Hugh Polson, a dau.-At Uplowman, the wife of the Rev. Sydenham Pidsley, a dau.-27. the wife of the Hon. Dr. Dean of Windsor, a dau.

June 4. At Ramsgate, the wife of Lieut.Col. Gummer, Madras Army, a dau.-The wife of Edw. Rudge, esq. of Ewelme, Oxf. a son. 5. At Merton Cottage, Cambridge, the wife of the Hon. Thomas Keppel, a son.In Gloucester-pl. Lady Frances Calder, a dau. -7. In Charter-house-square, the wife of the Rev. W. Goode, Rector of St. Antholin, a dau.


-8. At her father's, in York-st. Portman-sq. the wife of Major Tronson, 13th Light Inf. a son. -9. At Milford Lodge, near Lymington, Hants, the wife of Lieut.-Col. H. T. Roberts, C.B. a dau.-10. At Tidmington, the wife of Dr. Staunton, a dau.-11. In Lower Brook-st. the wife of W. Leveson Gower, esq. of Titseyplace, a dau.- 12. At Downes, the wife of J. Wentworth Buller, esq. a son and heir.15. At the Mansion House, York, the Lady Mayoress, a dau.


May 7. At Ipplepen, Capt. Geo. Wm. Buller, to Charlotte, second dau. of Geo. Drake, esq.-9. At Knightwick, Worcestershire, the Rev. Wm. Jones Skinner, Rector of Whitfield, Northamptonshire, to Eleanor, only dau. of the late Mr. W. Jones, of Little Tarrington, Herefordshire.- -10. At Whitchurch, the Rev. Dr. W. Birkett Allen, Rector of Winterbourne, Gloucestershire, to Anne Martha, dau. of the late J. Hill, esq. of Kingsclere.-11. At Hayes, Kent, the Rev. W. Drummond, of Down, to Lydia, eldest dau. of S. W. Ward, esq. of Baston, Kent.-At Rome, in the apartments of Cardinal Weld, Don Marc Antonio Borghese, Prince of Sulmona, eldest son and heir to the Prince and Princes Borghese, to Lady Gwendaline Talbot, second dau. of the Earl and Countess of Shrewsbury.-12. At Penshurst, the Rev. T. Maude, to Eliz. Stewart Hay, niece of the late James Laing, esq. of Streatham-bill, Surrey.-At Spilsby, Linc. the Rev. John Álington, Rector of Candlesby, to Charlotte Sophia, youngest dau. of the late Sir Allen Bellingham, Bart.-At Wimbledon, the Rev. H. St. Andrew St. John, Vicar of Addingham, Cumb. to Emily Murray, second dau. of A. Belcher, esq.-At Mortlake, Char. Eyre, esq. of Hallingbury-place, Essex, to Mary Ann, dau. of Lieut.-Gen. L. Popham, of Littlecott, Wilts.At St. George's, Hanover-sq. the Rev. H. B. W. Hillcoat, D.D. to Catherine, dau. of the late F. Pym, esq. of the Hassells, Bedfordshire.- -At St. George's, Bloomsbury, A. Peyton Phelps, esq. to Rachel Susanna, widow of the late Alex. Deans, esq. Master in Chancery in Jamaica.-13. At Wotton-under-Edge, the Rev. Kenelm Henry Digby, second son of Vice-Adm. Sir H. Digby, to Caroline, fifth daughter of Edward Sheppard, esq. of the Ridge, co. Gloucester.The Rev. E. H. Dawkins, Vicar of Markham Clinton, Nottinghamshire, to Eliz. dau. of the late Sir W. H. Cooper, Bart. and widow of G. A. Dawkins, esq.- At Oxford, the Rev. D. Williams, Rector of Alton Barnes, Wilts, to Miss Eliz. Powell, of Brecon.-At Tottenham, the Rev. F. M. M'Carthy, Vicar of Loders, Dorsetshire, to Frances Mary, eldest dau. of William Robinson, esq. LL.D.-At St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, H. Penney, esq. to Harriet, only dau. of Sir J. Nicoll M'Adam, of Whitehall.- -At Kingston, near Taunton, Andrew, son of the late Rev. Edw. Foster, Preb. of Wells, to Eliz. only dau. of the Rev. A. Foster.At Clifton, the Rev. H. Gray, of Almondsbury, fourth son of the late Bishop of Bristol, to the Hon. Emilie Caroline Pery, third dau. of the late Viscount Glentworth.


-At Brislington, the Rev. W. L. Townsend, Rector of Bishop's Cleeve, to Anne, only dau. of H. Ricketts, esq.-At Bampton, Oxfordshire, the Rev. C. Rose, B.D. Rector of Cublington, Bucks, to Eliz. Frances, third dau. of the late W. Manley, esq. Serjeant-at-Law.

-At Bradford, Geo. Churchill, esq. of Buckland Ripers, to Frances, third dau. of the Rev. Middleton Onslow, Rector of Bradford Peverel. At Hartlebury, the Rev. F. J. B. Hooper, to Caroline Smith, dau. of the Rev. J. Harward.At Epsom, the Rev. G. Trevelyan, Rector of Malden, Surrey, to Anne, only dau. of H. Gosse, esq.-16. At Cheltenham, C. Saunders, esq. third son of the late Col. A. Saunders, to Eliza, second dau. of the late J. Wilson, esq. of Smeaton Castle, co. York.- -Joseph M. Gerothwohi, esq. to Charlotte Claudine Clementine, dau. of the Marq. de Croy Channel de Hongrie.- -18. At Leamington, the Rev. W. Warburton, to Emma-Margaret, dau. of the late Lieut.-Gen. Stovin.19. At Hovingham, Yorkshire, the Rev. G. H.

Webber, 4th son of the Archd. of Chichester, to Frances, dau. of the late Rev. Geo. Worsley, Rector of Stonegrave.-At the Earl of Listowell's, Kingston House, Hedworth Lambton, esq. M.P. youngest brother of the Earl of Durham, to Anna, eldest dau. of the late Gervase Parker Bushe, esq. of Kilkenny, and niece to the Countess of Listowell.-At Bathwick, the Rev. E. F. B. B. Fellowes, to Frances Mary, eldest dau. of J. Brookes, esq. of Cumberland Cottage, Sidmouth. -20. At Berry Pomeroy, the Rev. J. Bentall, of Dean's Yard, Westminster, to Harriet, dau. of the late J. Everett, esq. of Salisbury.- At Edinburgh, G. W. Denys, esq. 68th Light Inf. eldest son of Sir Geo. Denys, Bart. to CatherineEliza, eldest dau. of the late M. H. Perceval, esq.At West Rainham, Norfolk, the Rev. J. Kinchant, to Maria, eldest dau. of the late R. Phayre, of Shrewsbury, esq.-21. At Highgate, the Rev. R. J. B. Henshaw, Vicar of Hungarton, Leicestershire, to Harriet, third dau. of the late Wm. Findley, esq. of Montrose, N.B.-At Swaffham Prior, W. Trevelyan, esq. eldest son of Sir J. Trevelyan, Bart. to Paulina, eldest dau. of the Rev. Dr. Jermyn.

At St. Pancras, the Rev. H. E. Fryer, of Cattistock, Dorsetshire, to Mary Ellen, dau. of H. G. Stephens, esq.-At Bromham, Capt. Agar, late 16th Lancers, to Mary Hoad, third dau. of the late Adm. P. Puget, C.B.-At Pluckley, Kent, the Rev. W. Yorke Draper, Rector of Broke, to Mary Anne, fourth dau. of Barrington Price, esq.- At St. Mary's, Maryle-bonne, the Rev. H. Reade Quartley, of Wolverton, Bucks, to Isabella Turnor, dau. of the late Major Forbes.-At Tooting, the Rev. W. P. Purvis, Rector of Kirklington, Cumb. to Jane, eldest dau. of E. East, esq. of Leighhouse, Surrey.-22. At Camberwell, George Jones, esq. surgeon, late of Alcester, in this county, to Anne, relict of Tho. Snepp, esq. and dau. of the late Sir Henry Wakeman, Bart. of Perdiswell, Worcestersh.-23. At St. George's, Hanover-sq. the Rev. T. Garnier, Vicar of Lewknor, to Lady C. Keppel, dau. of the Earl of Albemarle.-26. At Chelsworth, Capt. Job Hanmer, R.N. of Holbrook Hall, Suffolk, to Charlotte-Sophia Blagrave, dau. of the late J. Blagrave, esq. of Calcot-park, Berks.-At Shimpling Thorne, Suffolk, J. M. Cookesley, of Boulogne-sur-mer, to Henrietta Sarah, dau. of Thos. Fiske, Rector of Shimpling and Kettlebaston.- -27. At Trinity Church, Marylebone, Henry Coe Coape, esq. to Sidney-Jane, third dau. of Major-Gen. the Hon. Sir H. King, K.C.B.-28. At Chester-le-Street, R. Pierce Butler, esq. eldest son of Sir T. Butler Bt. of Bullin Temple, Carlow, to Matilda, dau. of T. Cookson, esq. of Hermitage, Durham.


June 1. At Edinburgh, Sir James Stuart, Bart. of Allanbank, to Katherine, second dau. of Alex. Monro, esq. M.D. Professor of Anatomy in the University of Edinburgh.The Rev. J. Daubeny, Rector of Publow, Somersetsh. to Eleanor, only dau. of Lieut.-Gen. Browne Clayton, of Adlington Hall, Lanc.3. At Frome, Lieut.-Col. J. W. Aitchison, E.I.C. to Eliza Vincent, eldest dau. of the late Capt. R. J. L. O'Connor, R.N.- 4. At Plymouth the Rev. R. L. Burton, vicar of the Abbey, Shrewsbury, to Mary Anne Eliz. eldest dau. of the Rev. C. Pyne Coffin, of East Downe, Devon.

-At St. George's, Hanover-sq. J. David Watts Russell, esq. eldest son of Jesse Watts Russell, esq. to Mary Neville, dau. of J. Smith Wright, esq. of Rempstone Hall, Nottinghamsh.-6. At Marylebone church, the Rev. F. W. Hope, to Miss Ellen, dau. of the late G. Meredith, esq. of Nottingham-place.-At Croydon, the Rev. J. H. Worgan, to Philippa, eldest dau. of the late Edward Berney,



THE EARL OF DEVON. May 26. At his residence in the Place Vendome, Paris, in his 67th year, the Right Hon. William Courtenay, Earl of Devon (1553,) third Viscount Courtenay, of Powderham castle, co. Devon (1762,) and a Baronet (1644).

His lordship was born July 30, 1768, the only son (with thirteen sisters) of William the second Viscount Courtenay, (de jure Earl of Devon,) by Frances, daughter of Mr. Thomas Clark, of Wallingford in Berkshire. He succeeded his father in the title of Viscount, shortly before he became of age, on the 14th of Dec. 1788.

His claim to the Earldom of Devon was founded upon the limitation in the patent of the 3d Sept. 1 Mary, 1553, by which that dignity (originally derived by the Courtenays by inheritance from the house of Redvers in the earliest feudal times) was granted to Sir Edward Courtenay, to hold to him "et heredibus suis masculis imperpetuum," with the precedence in Parliaments, and in all other places, which any of his ancestors, Earls of Devon, had ever held or enjoyed. The said Earl was the son and heir of Henry Marquess of Exeter, whose honours were forfeited by attainder; and grandson of William Earl of Devon by the Princess Elizabeth his wife, daughter of King Edward the Fourth. Edward Earl of Devon died in September 1556, without issue; and the title remained unclaimed until the year 1830, when Viscount Courtenay urged his right to the honour as collateral heir male of the last Earl, he being heir male of the body of Sir Philip Courtenay of Powderham, a younger brother of Sir Edward Courtenay, which Sir Edward was the eldest son of Hugh second Earl of Devon, (but died in vita patris) and ancestor of the subsequent Earls. Upon establishing his pedigree, and proving that all the elder male branches of the Courtenay family were extinct, the House of Lords, on the 14th March 1831, admitted Lord Courtenay's right to the Earldom of Devon under the patent of 1553, by the following resolution:

Resolved and adjudged that William Viscount Courtenay hath made out his claim to the title, honour, and dignity of Earl of Devon."

His Lordship, however, never took his seat as Peer, having remained out of the country from that period until his death. He was unmarried; and is succeeded in the Earldom by William Courtenay, esq. assistant Clerk of the Parliament, elder son of GENT. MAG. VOL. IV.

the late Rt. Rev. Henry Reginald Courtenay, D.D. Lord Bishop of Exeter, and grandson of Henry Reginald Courtenay, esq. younger brother to the first Viscount. The Viscounty has become extinct.

The present Earl was born in 1777, and married in 1804, Lady Henrietta Leslie, daughter of the late Sir Lucas Papys, Bart. by Jane-Elizabeth Countess of Rothes, by whom he has issue the Hon. William-Reginald Courtenay, who married in 1830 Lady Elizabeth Fortescue, seventh daughter of Earl Fortescue, and has issue, and two other sons.

The remains of the late Earl of Devon lay in state at Powderham Castle on the 11th of June. A large number of persons from Exeter and the surrounding neighbourhood visited the mournful pageant. The funeral, which it was intended should be as private as circumstances would permit, took place the following day, the body being interred in the family vault in Powderham Church. The procession from the Castle consisted of the relatives of the deceased Nobleman, and some of the immediate friends of the family, together with several hundreds of the tenantry of Powderham and the adjoining parishes.

ADM. HON. SIR A. K. LEGGE, K. C.B. May 12. At his residence on Blackheath, in his 69th year, the Hon. Sir Arthur Kaye Legge, K. C.B. Admiral of the Blue; uncle to the Earl of Dartmouth, elder brother to the late Bishop of Oxford, and to Lady Feversham.

He was born Oct. 25, 1766, the sixth son of William second Earl of Dartmouth, by Frances- Catharine, only daughter and heiress of Sir Charles Gunter Nicholls, K. B. He entered the Navy at an early age, and had the honour of being a shipmate with his present Majesty on board the Prince George, bearing the flag of Rear-Adm. Digby, on the American station. In 1791 he commanded the Shark sloop, stationed in the Channel; and in 1793 was made post in the Niger 32, which was one of the repeaters in the glorious victory of the 1st June 1794.

In the spring of 1795, the Latona frigate, to which he had been removed from the Niger, formed one of the squadron which escorted the Princess Caroline of Brunswick to this country. About May 1797 he was appointed to the Cambrian 40, in which he captured several privateers off the French coast, and was in occasional attendance on their Majesties at Weymouth, until the close of the war. N

90 Major-Gen. Sir J. Campbell.-Capt. Sir C. M. Schomberg.

Soon after the renewal of the hostilities in 1803, he obtained the command of the Repulse, a new 74, attached to the Western squadron. Early in 1805 he captured a valuable Spanish merchantman, off Ferrol; and in the same year was present in the action between Sir Robert Calder and the combined fleets of France and Spain. He was afterwards ordered to the Mediterranean; and in 1807 accompanied Sir T. Duckworth to the Dardanelles, where the Repulse had 10 killed and 14 wounded. He afterwards went on the Walcheren expedition, and being attacked with fever at Flushing, was obliged to resign the command of his ship, and return to England.

Capt. Legge was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral July 31, 1810. In the spring of 1811 he was appointed to the command at Cadiz, having the Revenge 74 for his flag-ship; and remained there until Sept. 1812. He was afterwards appointed to the command in the river Thames, and hoisted his flag on the Thisbe frigate off Greenwich, where it continued during the remainder of the war. He became a Vice- Admiral 1814, K. C. B. 1815, and Admiral 1830.

In 1801 he was nominated a Groom of His Majesty's Bedchamber, in which character he walked at the funeral of George the Third.

Sir Arthur was never married. He has died possessed of a very large fortune, which he has distributed among his nephews and nieces. He has bequeathed to his butler, named Smith, who has been many years in his service, the sum of 3,000l. together with the whole of his valuable wardrobe. He has also left to Green, his coachman, 1,0007; to Burford, his footman, 1,000; to Kitson, the groom, 1,000; and to his housekeeper, 1,000. To his housemaid, who had only been three months in his service, he has bequeathed the sum of 501. In addition to these legacies, he has ordered the sum of 100%, to be paid to each of his servants in lieu of half a year's wages. His remains were interred in the family vault in Lewisham churchyard.

May 6. At Paris, Major-General Sir
James Campbell, K.C.B., K.C.H.,
K.T.S. Colonel of the 74th regiment.

This officer was appointed Ensign in the first foot in 1791, and Lieutenant in 1794; and in September of the latter year obtained a company in the 42d. He served at Gibraltar; and was at the capture of Minorca in 1798. He was appointed Major of the Argyle-fencibles, Jan. 3, 1799, and joined them in Ireland. In 1802 he exchanged into the 94th foot,


which he joined at Madras; and in two years after was appointed Lieut.- Colonel. He served in the field during the Mahratta war from Jan. 1803 to March 1806, and for a time commanded a brigade. In Oct. 1807 his regiment, which had then been longest abroad, was drafted and sent home, where it arrived in April 1808, consisting of only 130 men. After being recruited, it embarked for Jersey in Sept. 1809, and for Portugal in Jan, following; from whence they proceeded to Cadiz, where this officer commanded a brigade and the garrison, and returned to Lisbon in Sept. 1810. Upon joining the army, he commanded a brigade of the third division until June 1812, and led it to victory at Ciudad Rodrigo, Badajos, and Salamanca, as he did his own corps at Fuentes d'Onor and Vittoria. At the first of these he headed his own regiment, which stormed and carried the great breach. He was twice severely wounded, at Salamanca and Vittoria. He became a brevet Colonel 1813, C.B. in 1815, received permission to accept the insignia of the Tower and Sword, March 11, 1816; Major-General 1819; K.C.B. Dec. 3, 1822; he was appointed to the Coloneley of the 94th foot in 183.; and to that of the 74th on the 12th of December last. In 1818, on the temperary disbandment of the 94th regiment, he was presented by the officers of that corps with a sword as a memorial of their respect and


He married March 18, 1817, Lady Dorothea-Louisa Cuffe, younger daughter of Otway first Earl of Desart, and aunt to the present Earl.


Jan. 2. On-board the President flagship, in Carlisle Bay, Dominica, his Excellency Sir Charles Marsh Schomberg, C.B., K. C.H., K. T.S., Capt. R. N. and Lieut.-Governor of that island.

Sir Charles was the son of Capt. Sir Alexander Schomberg, R N. by MarySusannah-Arabella, daughter of the Rev. Mr. Chalmers. He was born at Dublin; and entered the naval service on board the Dorset yacht, the command of which was held for many years by his father, in attendance on several Viceroys of Ireland. On the breaking out of the French revolutionary war, he passed into active service under the celebrated Adm. Macbride, until the year 1795, when he was promoted to be Lieutenant of the Minotaur, in which capacity he was serving at the time of the mutiny in 1797. He was subsequently engaged in several severe boat actions with the Spanish flotilla and land batteries at Cadiz, for his conduct in which he received the approbation of Earl

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