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companied with a letter from himself, in vindi in a letter dated the 20th of February, of cation of his own character, and of the other Mahratta Treaty having arrived from Poocat. officers involved in one general accusation. The peace had been duely proclaimed at Bo Thele papers are of too great a length to be sent by bay, and every necessary step taken on or pz an overland despatch; but they contain imputa- for the performance of the treaty. The Rise tions against the General of a very serious nature, had failed the 5th of April with Colonek Ma and supported by strong teftimony.
leod and Humberstone, Major Shaw, and see Our want of information from Gen. Matthews officers, to join the army, Lieut. Praes, és laid us under a neceflity of applying to Colonel commander of the vessel, having been prata Macleod to furnish us with a detail of the opera- apprized of the peace, and furnished with tions of the army, from their leaving Cundapore fame orders as had been circulated to all the s to the surrender of Bednure, and any informa- rine, not to commit hostilities against the Mb tion he could afford respecting the nature of the rattas; when on the 18th of April we sz treaty with Hyat Saib, and the proceedings in alarmed by an account given by a Lascar, the conlequence.
had escaped, that the Ranger had becn attacked Colonel Macleod, in consequence, sent in the on the 8th, three days after leaving Bombay, journals kept by himself and Col. Humberstone, the Mahratta fleet, and, after a moft delperee and gave us all the information in his power rela- refiftance of near five hours, was obliged to tube tive to the surrender of Bednure and the treaty. mit to superior force, and, with the whole cas with Hyat Saib. When the respective details of voy of boats, had been carried into Gheriah. thele gentlemen and General Matthews of the We were under great anxiety and uncertainty fame event shall come before you, you will doubt- for a confiderable time, regarding the tat el less make due comparison.
Col. Macleod and the other officers, which was We are informed that the Gereral, notwith
not entirely removed till the 23d of May, whos standing the capitulation, immediately on getting the president received a Better from him, 'dated a polletion of Beinure, contined Hyat Saib a clote Gheriah the 5th of that monch. In this erat prisoner, and that many bad consequences re the colonel mentions he had made feveral us ulted from the alarm and impreffion given by successful attempts to convey advice of his sex this proceeding. That very great treasures were tune, and then relates some circumítances of found in the Durbar, amounting to fourteen lacks engagement, referring for a more particular 2and upwards, belides much other treasure and
count to Lieut. Pruen. The account Cold jewels not exposed, which were at firit publickly Macleod gives is—That, on the morning or the ihown to the officers by the General, and declared 8th of April, they found themselves near to to be the property of the army. That the breach Mahratta fleet belonging to Gheriah, which between the General and Hyat Saib was soon after without speaking or ceremony, attacked the made up; and, in a few days, the army were Ranger with great fury. Lieut. Pruen fouge aitonished to hear that Hyat Saib had claimed all his vetlel with the greatest courage. Their és this money, which evidently belonged to the go- fence was desperate, and cealid not rill Bicy vernment of the country, as his private property, were almost all killed or wounded. Major Shar and that the General hud restored it to him on
was Thot dead; Col. Humberstone was that that plea. Col. Macleol had been detached at this through the lungs; Lieut. Stuart, of the sooch time, but this tranfaction reviving a ditcontent regiment, was almost cut to pieces on boardingi and suspicion occafioned by a former affair at Lieut. John Taylor, of the Bombay troops, kā Onore, some of the other principal officers were Thot through the body; Lieutenant Seton, of the carried to Hyat Saib by the General, who pre- Bombay Artillery, and Lieutenant Pruen, com. viled upon him to make a donation is the army mander of the vessel, were wounded with incre of halt a lack of pagodas.
on boarding. In the beginning of the actioa We took the Generdi's conduct, and the state Colonel Macleod received two wounds in his of the army, under sonsideration, on the 27th lett brand and houlder; and, a little before it was oi March, and now tranimit a copy of our pro over, a musket-ball palled through his body, ceedings on this very difficult and disagreeable which pierced his lungs and spleen. Lieutenant wocation.
Pruen's account likewise proves that the Mahrai. Feeling the strongest conviction that the fer tas began the attack, and that he received a pum. vice could not proper in his hands, we thought ber of ibot berore he returned a gun. Their it our indispensable dury not to continue him any force contitted of two large thips, a ketch, and longer in cominand of the army in the Bednure eight gallivats, with which the Ranger, carrying Cuinly; and we accordingly came to a relolu only twelve guns, twelve-pounders, sustained a tion to remove hun here:rom, and to suipend clote engagement of four hours and a halt; and him from the Hon. Company's service, until he tor the last hour the two thips and the keich can clear up the levural charges against him. were lashed along side of the Ranger, in which
tie appointed Lieutenant-Colouet Macleod, of situation the engage.nent was continued with ho Mejeity's furit, the other tirit in rank "p- musquetry only; and the brave detence of the on this cait, and who had diftinguished him!elf officers and crew prevented the enemy trois by the defeat of Tippoo Saib at Panany, to fuc entering the velel, till, from the number of ceed Ceneral Mattheus in the comin.ind of the killed and wounded, and most of the mulqurts aimny in the Bednure coupuy, and we allo de being rendered unterviceable, the fire of the 1ind Lieutenant-Colsel fluiaberstone and Major Ranger was so much reduced, that the commiShaw to rejoin the Army
der was under a neceility oi itriking i and the We liad loque days before, on the 17th of instant the colours were down the enemy ruthed Marul, received advice froin Mir. D. Anderson, board, and cruelly cut and wounded korral of
the officers and men, while others jumped over for that place next day, when he fiid he may board, to avoid immediate death. The same pollibly collect 1200 lepoys, and 400 Europeans, night, the Ranger was carried into Gheriah, with five pieces of cannon, to meet the enemy where the Subedar and officers disowned all in the field. His next letter is dated the 27th, knowledge of the peace, and refused to release at Cundapore, in which he repeats his intellithe vetiel and oificers without orders from Poo gence and requests for a re-enforcement, without nah.
which, he oblerves, it will be next to a miracle We are concerned to add, that Col. Hum if he can preserve his footing. He then mentions, beritone died at Gheriah the 30th of April, of as a certainty, that a very large force was arrived the wound he reccived in the action. Col. Mac within 35 miles of Bednure. His next letter, Icod's recovery was long thought impollible, but and the latt we have received from him, was dated he is now perfectly reitored to health. Lieute the nit of April, at Bednure, and advised, that nants Stuart, Taylor, Seton, and Pruen are allo Tippoo Saib, with 1000 French, 12,000 horses recovered.
and as many infantry, with a few guns, were The Ranger, with Colonel Macleod and the arrived within 45 miles, and purpoled pushing other surviving officers, arrived here the 29th of on without delay. We soon after received an May, having been released from Gheriah the account from Captain Matthews, the General's. 27th, in too dilabled and defpóiled a condition brother, dated at Çundapore, of a smart actica to make her way to the southward.
having happened, in which the Company's troops Our latt letter from Mr. Anderson is dated gained considerable advantage. This account the 19th of May, upon receipt of the intelligence was not distinct, and only collected from the of the capture of the Ranger, which he imme country people. diately communicated to Mhajee Scindia, and Our next accounts informed us of the loss required him, in strong terins, to give some ex of the two poits the General had established at planation with regard to this outrage, and the the Gauts, by which the communication beineasures which he intended to pursue in vindi.
tween Bednure and the Sea coast was cut oft. cation of his own honour, which was thus brought The principal port, which had been represented anto queition. Scindia declared that none of as very itrong, appears to have been loit after a his late letters from the minister gave him the very ilight defenle, by the misconduct of the Le att realon to apprehend any finister intentions officer in command. The fugitives who escaped of the Mahratta government, and he assured from the Gauts communicated such ditorder Mr. Anderlon, that he had written in strong and panick to the garriion at Cundapore, that terms to the minister, to punish with death the little else but an escape was thought of, in atperson who committed this act of haitility, and tempting which, numbers of men and hories to make tull reftitution of the itores and cfiets were drowned. Large magazines of stores and raken; that if they complied with thele require provisions, which were deposited at Cundapore, fitions, he would undertake to reconcile the were immediately let fire to in the confusion, and Engliih government; but if they retuled, they a large field of artillery disabled or left to the muit tale the consequences: that for his part, eixemy, who, it is to be observed, had not even fince lo eno mous ao outrage had been com made their appearance when this shametul Alight mitted after the conclusion of the treaty, he and destruction of a poit, said to be tenable, took muit confult and adopt the inclinations of the place. A part of the garrison escaped to Onore, E glish.
which is under the command of Capt. Torriano, So far from punising the officer who com who, by his refolute and prudent conduct, premitted the act of hoitility, we are assured by vented the panick from intecting his garrilon, Colonel Macleod, that he received from the mi and made an effort to recover the post at Cundaniitei public marks of approbation, and hono pore, in which he did not succeed. rary rewards for his conduct. Colonel Macleed Thele accounts were foon followed by others was invited to the ceremony held upon this oc still more unfavourable, of the loss of Bedmure, canon, and some of the officers were actually and that part of the army which was above the jockent when the Subedar exhibited in public Gjuts under the command of General Matthews Durbar, according to the culton of the country, in perton. The moit authentick information we the honorary ornaments which had been sent to have received of this disaiter is from Major hin from Poonahe
Campbell at Mangalore, and the particulars given By this time, matters to the southward had by him are as follow:--- The 12th of May, taken a very untavourable turn:--the latter end the Intrepid had hardly failed when a Sepoy 05 April we received advice from the Select Con arrived from Bednure, with the distreiling accounts micce at Madrats, in a letter dated the 12th vf of the General, after fix days employed in terting March, that Tippoo had sent the greatest part of articles of capitulation, having marched out his arıny out of the Carnatic, through the Chan of the fort the 3d current, with his whole gamah Pals, and that they concluded he him garriton, with all the honours of war, in exTelt would loun follow, in order to use his utmost pectation of being allowed in the same manner efforts to recover his valuable poflefiions in the to come here; but, as naturally might be expectBejnure country
ed from an enemy by whom faith is to seldom General Matthews fent repeated advice of the kept, the brave but unfortunate garrison was no Remy's approach in force, and requisitions for Tooner got out of the gates than they were
Under the 20th of March he surrounded by both horse and foot, and forced writes from Mangalore, of a body of 50,000 to lay down their arms, and are now detained nen, with 25 pieces of cannon, being to the prisoners. The melancholy account is again futward of Bedmure, and thai hu lhould but at ceutirmed by another perion, a Sepoy, who
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was also in Bednure fort when it was given up. coast, and an account of their proceedings
, He corroborates every part respecting it; both think it right to insert a paper transmittede a Sepoys agree that there was a considerable quan- by the Select Committee at Madras, with tes tity of water and provisions in the fort."
letter of the 12th of March, being intelişeza Under the 19th of May, Major Campbell given by Capt. Light, whose vessel had been ze writeson I have nothing further to add to my a prize of by M. Suffrein. lait despatches than a painful confirmation of the " The French feet, consisting of 11 fald surrender of Bednure, the cause unknown, but the line, and the La Fine and Bellona iriga, the consequence is, that Tippoo Suib is now left Acheen the zoth of December; the Haan encamped with his whole army in our front, his and Beliona were sent to cruise of tbe Brands rear is just arrived, p. chat I expect an attack The 6th of January the fleet arrived at Gagjai to-morrow nining
A Madras foldier has the roch ditto the Coventry was taken; tbe come in to us, and says the number of French spoken with the Blandtord that morning, 24
Tippoo has with him does not exceed 300; the informed Capt. Wolellev that in the night be u reft of his army not less than 100,000 tghiing engaged a privateer. · The Coventry seeing a no men.”
at anchor in Ganjam Roads, supposed it to be is The force General Matthews had with him at privateer; and ran clole in betore the differa Bednure, and the poits above the Gauts, consisted the rest of the fleet. On the rith, the Blanda of detachinents of the 98th and 102d regiments, was taken by the Coventry. On the 18th, the and of the rooth regiment of his Majesty's Blake was taken by the Coventry. On the 200 troups, the greater part of the Bombay intantry, and 211t, three small vessels in ballast were cuta originally 300 rank and file, the 2d grenadier and sunk," battalion of Sepoys, and the 3d, 5th, with, and We have not heard of any material captures ssth battalions, except fome detachments from made by the French fleet, except the Corea them, and the Bombay Europeans, which were and Blandford. at Onore and other forts. According to Colonel We have the pleasure to acquaint you to Macleod's computation, for we have no retunis the fleet under Vice-Admiral Hughes arrived to guide us, our loss in this unhappy atfair Madras the 13th of April. The Admira! :* amounts to about 600 Europeans, and about 1600 nothing of the French teet in his pathige, či Sipoys. We before mentioned the force the ge- it seems doubtful whether they were to the next neral supposed he should be able to collect. ward or the southward. The Brittel and he
It was fome relict to us in this misfortune, convoy arrived the 17th of April, and loca and gave us conhdence and hopes oí retrieving the Company's ihip Duke of Athol had the ... it, that juit at this time we received advice, by fortune to blow up, by which a number o: 5 the way of Buitora, of the preliminaries of a ge. were loit. The Fairtord was duit:oyed by neral peace having been ligned at Paris the 20th in this harbour on the 5th curt, as you of January
be advised by the board. -The grand army There is itill a very respectable force remain inarched to the southward, upon an expedits ing at Carwar, Onore, and Mangalore. We against Cuddalore.— The tieer was ut Malias de are apprehensive for the latety of On01e, in cale 30th of April, and, we undertand, was found it thould be vigorously attacked, but trust the proceed to the southward, to co-operate wath truops at Carwar and Mangalore will be
pie the ariny against Cuddalore. ferved. At Carwar, and the poits d'pendent, We are much concerned to acquaint you, that there is one battalion of lepoys; and at Man we have private advice, that Lieutenant-Gereal galore the 424 regiment, and some mall de Sir Eyre Croce died at Madras the 26th of Apreis tachments from other regiments, and Company's the day after his arrival from Bengal in the kdo troops, amounting altogether to about 4co men, lution coupery this: belides artillery, and upwards of four batta- Copy of a Letier from Mr. Hutcbinson to the Sara lious of Sepoys, giving, on a return dated the Commituie o ibe Court of Directors, &c. 8th of May, near 3000 men.
There is also a Gen:len:en, futhcient itock of provitions, and a number of THE Hon. the President of Bombay having able officers in the place, which is under the directed the commandant of the Viper cuiter, command of Major Campbell; and we have proceeding with deipatches for Builors, to inch trong hopes that the strength of the garrion, here for intelligenci, 1 einbrace the opportunity and the approach of the monioon will battie the of acquainting you with the most recent minio attempts of the ene iny.
rences in the Carnatick, which have come to ay This force will prove a good foundation for knowlcuge. a new sriny; and we trust, notwithtanding our Gen. Stuart, with a powerful army, was befor laie lofs, we Thall be able, vyith proper allit. Ciddaiore, when intormation was received ci a ance of money, and a body of European infan
treaty of peace having been concluded at Loutry, to renew and continue a poweitul diver don ihe gth of February between the belligerudit svu on this coait Malabar, against the doni powers, w consequence of which a ceila ia of nions of Tippuu Sail. The peace in Europe, and · heitilities iminediately took place. lusima ed with the Mihrallas, vill now enable this preti- the garrison must hav: Thoriy submitted, as we dancy, without danger, to turnith a Itrong body had succeeded in the attack on their lives, and ot' tepoys, and a respectable detachment of ar had carryed their redoubts. In effecting this tillery, in addition to thote now to the south service a very heavy loss was fultained on the wird.
part of the British fruces, computed 11 616 Eur. Let you should not have received advice of pe 1ns, and 356 Sepoys, kilied, would do and the early return oi the French fleet to the other muling. This happened on the 13th aio 0a
the 25th, the enemy made a sally from the fort, Richardson, of Camberwell, Surrey.-2. The and advanced close up to our works, commenc
Rev. Morton Rockcliif, of Woodford, in Eflex, ing and supporting the alfault with great fpirit to Miss Bennet, eldett daughter of Thomas Leigh and intrepidity, but they were repulsed, with the Bennet, Esq. of Thorpe-Place, in Surrey.-3. lots of about 200 Europeans, and their Colonel Mifs St. Barbe, of Lymington, Hants, to the D'Aquitaine taken prisoner,
Rev. Mr. Browning, Fellow of King's College, On or about the 20th ult. there was an engage Cambridge. William Billingham, Esq.to Miss ment between the Britith and French fleets near Fanny Choimondeley, youngest daughter of the Pondicherry, but I do not learn any decisive Hon. Robert Cholmondeley: - Jonathan Loring, blow was ftruck by either side. Monf. Suttrein Esq. of Walworth, to Miss Gillmore.--6. At returned to Cuddalore, and Sir Edward Hughes St. Margaret's church, Westminser, Mr. is fupposed to have stood on towards Madras, as it Thomas, of James-street, Buckingham-gate, to was reported he was in want of water, and his Miss Hind, of the same place.-9. William people were very tickly.
Strode, Elq. of Upper Brook-Itreet, to Mrs. The southern army acting in the Carnatick, Leonard, of Bruton-1treet, Berkley-square. under the command of Col. Lang, had made an Samuel Newnham, Esq. late a banker of Bristol, irruption into the Coimbature country, subduing to Mrs. Mugleworth, relict of the late Henry Carnor and Dindegul, when the Colonel was Mugleworth, Etq of Charlton-houle.-11. recalled to join the grand army before Cuddalore, Charles Coles, Eig. of Ditcham-Grove, Hants, and Col. Fullarton invested with tbe command, to Miss Barwell, of Hertford-Atreet, lifter to who with great spirit and activity had pulled on Richard Barwell, Esq. of Stansted, in Suflex.to Darampore, which fell to him the ift wt. He John Haynes Hariton, Esq. oi Copford-Hall, was then within tix Jays march only of Paliaga- LRex, to Miss Tiike, of Bury, in Suffolk, cheri, towards which piace his further progress daughter and Tole heitess of the late Rev. Joha was totally barred, by an order fron Gen. Stuart, Fiske, of Thorfe, in the fame county:- 13. to move back to Cuddalore. He is now on his John Thomas Arkyns, Etq. oi Newington, to return again to the Coimbature country, Itrongly Mils Arkyns, or Downing-itreet, Westminiter. re-enforced.
----15. Edmund Licon, Elg. of Yarmouth, to A detachment of 300 Europeans, together Mis Mortlock, fiter of John Mortlock, Esq. with a supply of powder and provisions, are sent receiver-general for the county of Cambridge. from Madras to Mangalore in his Majesty's ships 16. Thomas B. Parkyns, Elq. one of the equerBristol and Ilis. A further re-entorcement is ries to the Duke of Cumberland, to Miss James, de tined for the faine part, with an intention of daughter of Sir William Jannes, Bart. -17. enabling Col. Campbell to take the field, in case Alexander Adair, Esq. of Flixton-Hall, in the it should be expedient.
county of Surtuling to Miss Lydia Thomas, No accounts are yet received of the expected daughter of the late Sir William Thomas, Bart. fieet, which was to have left England in January oi Yapton-Piace, in the county of Suitex.—20. last.
Anthony Ayre, Esq.. elveit son of Anthony I have the honour to be, with the greatest re Ayre, Eig. oi Grove, in Nottinghamthire, to fpect, Gentlemen,
Mits France: Wilbraham Bootke, third daughter Your faithful and obedient humble servant, of Richard Wilbraham Bootle, Esq.--Daniel JOAN HUTCHINSON.
Francis Houghton, Esq. fort-major of the garAnjengo, 1916 July, 1783.
rison of Goree, in Africa, to Miss Philippa
Evelyn, daughter of the late Charles Evelyn,
Efq. of Totness, in Devonshire.
DE A TH $.
'HE reigning Prince of Solms, Ferdi. named Sultan Murad.
am , Nov. 26. Lady of Edmund Reynolds, Esq.
24. of Milford, Hants, a fon.-27. Lady of Tho
year of his age.-27. At Maisons, in the neighmas Hammeriley, Eiq. ot Pall-Mall, banker, a
bourhood or Paris, the Right Hon. Lady Cary!!, daughter.---Dec. 8. Hon. Mrs. Fane, of Berners
lady of Lord Caryllo---28. Lynnell Lea, Eig.
many years lieuc, col. of 2d reg. ot militia of the Atreet, a son.-9. Lady of Willian Middleton, Esq. of Stockfield, Yorkshire, cwo fons.-17.
Tower hamlecs.-29. Lady St. Clair, wife of · Lady of Governor Penn, a fon.--18. Lady of only furviving descendant, in a direct line, from
Col. Temple.-At. Bath, Mrs. Mary Raleigh, John Betterworth, Esq. of Carhair, Cornwall, a
Sir Walter Raleigh.daughter.
-30. In his goch year, Thomas Bucknali, Esq. many years master buil.
der in Portsmouth and Plymouth docks.-31. MARRIAGE S.
At Bath, the Right Hon. John Spenser, Earl Nov. "HE Rev. George Henry Glare, itu Spenter, Vifc. Althorpe, high steward of St.
Albany, and president of the British Lying-in Miss Fletcher, eldeft daughter of Thomas Hospital. His lordthip was born Dec. 18, 1734, Fleicher, Eiq. of Great Ealing.–27. Will. and on Dec. 27, 1755, married Georgiana, eldest Witham, of Grays-Inn, Esq. to Miss Langdale, daughter of the late Right Hon. Stephen Poyntz, eldest daughter of Thomas Langdale, of Hans and by her ladythip had issue George John Visc. Itead, Esq.-30. Thomas Witlon, M. D. of Althorpe, to whom the title and estate devolve, Christ Church, Surrey, to Miis Valle, of the born Sept. 1, 1758; Lady Georgiana, born Haymarket.-D.c. 1. Samuel Sloper, Esq. to June 7, 1757, married to the Duke of DevonMiis Richardson, daughter of the Rev. Mr. Thire; Lady Henrietta Frances, born July 16,
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1761, married to the Right Hon. William Pon- latine of Durham, and one of the representative fomby. Visc. Duncannon in Ireland; and Lady in parliament for Horsham, in Suffex. 12. la Charlotte, born Aug. 25, 1765. His lordíhip Harpur-street, Red-Lion-square, Charles Has. was created Visc. Spenfer and Baron of Althorpe, bury, Esq. consul for Saxony.-14. At Lewithana Apii 3, 1761, and advanced to the dignities of in Kent, Mrs. Boyd, relict of the late Augustus Vilc. Althorpe and Earl Spenser, OA. 5, 1765. Boyd, Esq. and mother of the present Sir Jaba --NN. 2. Mrs. Britain, late house-keeper to Boyd.-15. Aged 93, John Grey, Elq. of Mor. the Princess Dowager of Wales.--3. The Rev. wick, near Warkworth, in Yorkshire, unile Stephen Whiffon, B. D. one of the senior fel. the present Sir Henry Grey, Bart. of Howick,lows of Trinity College, Cambridge, University 18. Mrs. Rowe, reliet of the late Nathanie Ebrarian, and vicar of Orwall in Cambridgethire. Rowe, Elz.—The Hon. Mrs. Tracy, wife ---4. Rev. Wm. Jeffs, B. D. chaplain to St. of the Hon. Henry Tracy: -19. Ac Prince John's Colege, Oxford, reader to the two hon. Esterhaly's, in Hungary, the lady of General fcieties of the Temple, and librarian of the Jenningham, eldest daughter of Edward DicconInner Temple.--5. At Bristol Hot-Wells, the ian, of Wrighlington, Esq. Dame de la Croix Right Hon. Alexander Lord Blantyre.-6. Mr. Etoille.--20. Mr. Ede, verger and sacrift at the James Sharp, ironmonger, one of the common Cathedral, Westminster-Abbey.-21. In Fre. ouncil for Lime-itreet ward. In the tenth year derick-street, Liverpool, in her 114th of his age, the Hon. Matter Willoughby, fon of Sarah Holmes, widow of the late Mr. Jaines Lord Willoughby de Broke,7. At Exeter, Holmes, farmer. She was married at 48, and Auguitus Seabright, Esq.--Mr. P. A. Pyberg. had six children.--22. In the 810 year of his limnner, defcended from the famous Elisabeth are, the Rev. Robert Wright, A. M. minister Pyberg, of the Hague, who, in paper, formed of St. Botolph, Aldgate, rector of Otten Bclthe faces of King William and Queen Mary with cump, and vicar of the united parishes of Bulduch exquilite ingenuiry, that 1000 guilders mer and Walter Belchainp, in Effex, and many were offered for dem, which the refuled.---9. years librarian of St. Martin's in the Fields. Thomas lfumphries, Esq. of North Tidworth, 24. The Rev. Edward Betham, B. D. late senior Wild-In Scotland, Mrs. Elizabeth Car tellow of King's College, fellow of Eton, and michael, fifter to the present Earl ot Hyndford. rector of Greenford, in Middlesex.-25. In --In Ireland, the Right Rev. Dr. James Scotiand, Sir George Suttie, of Balgowan, Bart. Frail, Lord Bishop of Down and Connor. The --26. The Rey. Dr. Philip Furneaux, late an Rev. Evan Evans, rector of Whiton, vicar of eminent ditlenting minister, and pattor of the Llangunlo, and chaplain to the honourable fo congregation at Clapham.- -30. At Putneyciety of Ancient Bricons.--10. At Milc-End, Heath, on a visit at her brother's, Mrs. Lub. Dir. Michael Keit, a Quaker: a lineal delcen bock, wit: off Wm. Lubbock, Esq. of Lanas, dint from the famous tinner and political re in NortolkoLately, in Sackville-itreei, Dubtorner in the reign of King Edward the Sixth. lin, the Right Hon. Sir Williain Oiborn, Bart. --!l. The Rev. Richard King, rector of King one of his Majesty's most honourable Privy Coun471, in Burkishire, lecturer o: St. George's in cil.-In Ireland, in childhed, the lady of the me Eart, and chaplain to the cloth-worke's Right Hon. Luke Gardinct.-Charles Cralle, conpany.--James Wallie?, Esq. his Majetty's Etq. coroner for the county of York.--At News Atrarney-general, King's terjeant in the Duchy York, Lizut. Col. James Gordon of the 8oth or Court of Lincaiter, ferjcant of the County Pa- Edinburgh regiment.
of ; rical Experiments has been communicated to us from our philosophical correspondent N. but arrived too late to be inserted at the conclusion of his account in page 502.
SINCE the above communication was received, the French philosophers have koa indefatigable in applying this apparatus to use. A very confiderable number of adventurers have, at different times, ascended into the air by the ailitance of balloons, whose descent is produced by letting out a portion of the inflammable air, and regulated by ballat, which may be detached if the velociry should appear too precipitate. One of these courageous experimenters is said to have atcended till the barometer fell ten inches, which on a rough calculation gives upwards of two Englih miles perpendicular height. Tivo others travelled ver the city of l'aris, paffing through an extent of about seven miles horizonully. This lait aerial vovage was not made like the former, by the aflftance of inflammable air, but inercly by the help of that expanfion which common air iş tak pticle ai by being heat -- un imprcrement of M. Montgolser's, which