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26. Sir Wm. Gibbons, Bart. curate in Yorkshire. Besides his

27. Hon. Americus de Courcy, political writings, he published ten fifth son of Lord Kinsale.

occasional sermons, and three 28. William Charles Yelverton, Seatonian prize poems. He lived Viscount Avonmore, in his 53d in a hospitable style, was polite in year.

his manners, and agreeable in 20. Anthony James Radclyffe conversation, and long retained the Livingston, Earl of Newburgh. character of an eloquent and

powerful preacher. December,

Rev. John Eveleigh, D.D. Pro

vost of Oriel College, Oxford, and 4. Eliza Bankes, fifth daughter Prebendary of Rochester, in his of Sir Edmund Cradock Hartopp, 67th year. Bart.

11. Right Hon. William Hanger, 9. Right Hon. Thomas Lord Lord Coleraine. He is succeeded Ffrench.

by his brother, George Hanger. Joseph Bramah, Esq. eminent as Susan, Countess Dowager of an engineer and mechanist. Westmoreland, in her 69th year.

10. The Rev. James Scott, D.D. 13. At Vienna, the Prince de in his 81st year. He was a native Ligne, aged 79, celebrated for his of Leeds, and' was educated at wit, and his intimacy with many Cambridge, where he became a of the greatest personages of his very popular preacher. In 1765, time. He possessed estates in five residing in London, and being different kingdoms, whose soveintimate with Lord Sandwich and reigns, one after the other, went other public characters, he wrote a over to Buonaparte ; hence he series of political letters in the once said, “I have never deserted Public Advertiser under the signa- my country, but five countries ture of Antisejanus, which were have deserted me.” He observed, very much read, and conferred shortly before he expired, that he great temporary fame on their was preparing a new spectacle for author. He was some time after the assembled sovereigns, others lecturer at a church in Leeds, having been exhausted, that of the where he attracted a numerous funeral of a field marshal; and in audience; and in 1771, through fact his obsequies were celebrated the interest of Lord Sandwich, he with extraordinary pomp. obtained the valuable rectory of 14. Lady Myers, relict of Lieut. Simon burn in Northumberland. Gen. Sir William M. Bart. The neglect of his predecessor in 21. Hon. F. 7. H. Kinnaird, exacting his legal demands was the third son of the late Lord K. cause that Dr. Scott was involved 22. Lady Gott, relict of Sir H. in a tedious litigation with his T. Gott, in her 76th year. parishioners, which was at length 24. Mrs. Fortescue, mother of closed on terms favourable to him; Viscount Clermont. but the enmity he had incurred 25. The Lady of T. Asheton caused him to quit the place, after Smith, Esq. M. P. for Andover. which he resided partly in London 26. Rear Admiral Thomas West, and partly at the house of his tern, aged 53.

29. The

29. The Right Hon. Baron Nugent, Earl of Westmeath, in his Mount Sandford, of Castlerea, co. 55th year, governor and cust, rotol. Roscommon, in his 64th year. of the county of Westmeath, and a

30. The Right Hon. Geo. Fred. privy counsellor. of Ireland.

CENTENARY DEATHS.

January.

Isaac Willan, Orton, Westmore.

laod, 101. Mrs. Mary Gibbs, New Buck- Rev. J. Bedwell, rector of Oldenham, 101.

stock, near Salisbury, 103. February.

July. Thomas Wilkins, M.D. Galway, Mrs. Anne Henderson, a native Ireland, 102. General Wolfe died of Bamffshire, 103. in his arms.

William Ruthven, born in the

parish of Avondale, Scotland, 116. March.

Mr. R. Wilson, Tinwald Downs,

Dumfriesshire, 101. J. Jennings, 109. He entered in James Beaty, farmer, a native of the royal navy in the last year of Noynalty, county of Meath, 112. Queen Anne, and served til 1792, after which he followed daily

September. labour till be was 105, and retained his faculties almost to the last. Thomas Gaughan, county of

Mary Imes, Glasnakilly, Isle of Mayo, 112.
Sky, 127:
April.

December.
Mrs. Elix. Barwis, relict of J. Gillies M'Kechnie, Gourocke,
Barwis, Esq. of Làngrigg Hall, Scotland, who had fought under
Cumberland, 100.

the Pretender, 104.

Jonathan Weeldon, Tibshelft, June. . Derbyshire, 102.

John Garrow, Northumberland 110.

SHERIFFS..

APPENDIX TO CHRONICLE.

ARTICLES FROM THE LONDON GAZETTE.

COLONIAL DEPARTMENT. the inclemency of the weather, this

Downing Street, Feb. 9. force arrived in the neighbourhood A DISPATCH, of which the of Fort George, in time to frustrate A following is a Copy, has been the enemy's predatory designs, and received by Earl Bathurst, one of to compel him to effect a precipi. his Majesty's principal Secretaries tate retreat across the Niagara ri. of State, from Lieutenant-General ver, having previously sent bis Sir George Prevost, Bart, com- ordnance and stores to his own manding his Majesty's forces in side, and stained the character of North America.

the American nation by the wanton Head Quarters, Quebec, Dec. 22. conflagration of the town of NewMy Lord,

ark, reduced at this most inclement I have the honour to transmit to season to a heap of ashes, in direct your lordship Colonel Murray's violation of the reiterated protestareport to Major-General Vincent, tions of the American commanding of his having taken possession of generals to respect and protect priFort George, at Niagara, on the vate property. I have much satis12th inst. without opposition. faction in adding to my report, that

In consequence of my having the promptitude with which Colodirected a forward movement to be nel Murray executed this service, made by the advance of the right has been the means of rescuing division of the army serving in the a fertile and extensive district from Canadas, for the purpose of check- premcditated plunder, and its loyal ing a system of plunder organised inhabitants from further outrage by the enemy against the loyal in- and captivity. habitants of the Niagara district

I have, &c. Colonel Murray was ordered to Earl Bathurst, &c. G. PREVOST. march with two six-pounders, a small detachment of light dragoons, Fort George, Dec. 12, 1813. and three hundred and fifty rank Sir, -Having obtained informaand file of the 100th regiment, tion that the enemy had determincommanded by Lieutenant-Colonel ed on driving the country between Hamilton, together with seventy of Fort George and the advance, and the western warriors, under Lieu. was carrying off the loyal part of tenant-Colonel Elliot, of the Indian the inhabitants, notwithstanding department; and notwithstanding the clemency of the season, I

deemed

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deemed it my duty to make a rapid

Fort Niagara, Dec. 19. and forced march towards him Sir, with the light troops under my In obedience to your honour's command, which not only frus- commands, directing me to attack trated his designs, but compelled Fort Niagara with the advance of him to evacuate Fort George, by the army of the right, I resolved precipitately crossing the river and upon attempting a surprize. The abandoning the whole of the Nia- enibarkation commenced on the gara frontier. On learning our ap- 18th at night, and the whole of the proach he laid ibe town of Newark troops were landed three miles in ashes, passed over his capnon from the fort early on the following and stores, but failed in an attempt morning, in the following order of to destroy the fortifications, which attack : advanced guard, one subare evidently so much strengthened altern, and twenty rank and file ; wbilst in bis possession, as might grenadiers 1ooth regiment; royal have enabled General M'Clure, artillery, with grenades; five com(the commanding officer) to have panies, 100th regiment, under maintained a regular siege ; but Lieutenant-Colonel Hamilton, to such was the apparent panic, that assault the main gate, and escalade he left the whole of his tents stand the works adjacent; three compa

nies of the rooth regiment, under I trust the indefatigable exer- Captain Martin, to storm the tions of this handful of men have eastern demi-bastion; Captain rendered an essential service to the Bailey, with the grenadiers Royal country, by rescuing from a mer- Scots, was directed to attack the ciless enemy, the inhabitants of an salient angle of the fortification, extensive and highly cultivated and the flank companies the tract of land, stored with cattle, 41st regiment were ordered to grain, and provisions of every support the principal attack. Each description; and it must be an party was provided with scaling exaltation to them to find them- ladders and axes. I have great selves delivered from the oppression satisfaction in acquainting your of a lawless banditti, composed of honour, that the fortress was carthe disaffected of the country, ried by assault in the most resolute organized under the direct influence and gallant manner, after a short of the American government, who but spirited resistance. carried terror and dismay into (Here follow encomiums upon every family.

the conduct of Lieutenant-Colonel I have, &c.

Hamilton, and several other offiJ. MURRAY, Colonel. cers.) To Major-General Vincent,

Our force consisted of about five &c.

hundred rank and file.--Annexed

is a return of our casualties, and COLONIAL DEPARTMENT. the enemy's loss in killed, wound

Downing-Street, Feb. 6. ed, and prisoners. The ordnance [Letters to General Drummond and commissariat are so immense, transmitied by Sir G. Prevost.] that it is totally out of my power to Vol. LVI.

forward

APPENDIX TO CHRONICLE.

ARTICLES FROM THE LONDON GAZETTE.

COLONIAL DEPARTMENT. the inclemency of the weather, this

Downing Street, Feb. 9. force arrived in the neighbourhood DISPATCH, of which the of Fort George, in time to frustrate A following is a Copy, has been the enemy's predatory designs, and received by Earl Bathurst, one of to compel him to effect a precipi. his Majesty's principal Secretaries tate retreat across the Niagara ri. of State, from Lieutenant-General ver, having previously sent his Sir George Prevost, Bart, com- ordnance and stores to his own manding his Majesty's forces in side, and stained the character of North America.

the American nation by the wanton Head Quarters, Quebec, Dec. 22. conflagration of the town of NewMy Lord,

ark, reduced at this most inclement I have the honour to transmit to season to a heap of ashes, in direct your lordship Colonel Murray's violation of the reiterated protestareport to Major-General Vincent, tions of the American commanding of his having taken possession of generals to respect and protect priFort George, at Niagara, on the vate property. I have much satis12th inst. without opposition. faction in adding to my report, that

In consequence of my having the promptitude with which Colodirected a forward movement to be nel Murray executed this service, made by the advance of the right has been the means of rescuing division of the army serving in the a fertile and extensive district from Canadas, for the purpose of check- premcditated plunder, and its loyal ing a system of plunder organised inbabitants from further outrage by the enemy against the loyal in- and captivity. habitants of the Niagara districts

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I have, &c. Colonel Murray was ordered to Earl Bathurst, &c. G.PREVOST. march with two six-pounders, a small detachment of light dragoons,

Fort George, Dec. 12, 1813. and three hundred and fifty rank Sir,-Having obtained informaand file of the 100th regiment, tion that the enemy had determincommanded by Lieutenant-Colonel ed on driving the country between Hamilton, together with seventy of Fort George and the advance, and the western warriors, under Lieu. was carrying off the loyal part of tenant-Colonel Elliot, of the Indian the inhabitants, notwithstanding department; and notwithstanding the inclemency of the season, I

deemed

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