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averred in the condescendence, and on the dee waterside, and from Dundee to Perth, point of the usage of electing non-resident and after travelling in a stage-coach from persons into the magistracy. The revised Perth to Queensferry, had again taken a condescendence and answers to be lodged chaise from Queensferry to Edinburgh. It by the first sederunt day in January. appeared to his Lordship to be the duty of

Burgh of Inverness. On the same day, Magistrates to be most careful to inquire the Court of Session pronounced judgment into the character of the persons to whom in the petition and complaint, at the in- they gave licences; and it any innkeeper stance of James Lyon against the Magi- was found guilty of improper conduct in strates of Inverness, reducing and setting either harbouring or assisting suspicious per. aside the election of Magistrates at Michael- sons to transport themselves from one part mass 1817, and finding the respondents of the country to another, the licence of such (the Magistrates) liable in the whole ex. innkeeper ought not to be renewed. pences of the suit. On a subsequent peti. Yesterday, John Liddle, hackney coachtion of the Magistrates, the Court appoint- man, was found guilty of culpable homi. ed them, with the exception of three indi- cide, by having, on the 13th November viduals, whose illegal election to office was last, in a careless and culpable manner, in the cause of the litigation, to be interim driving his coach from the Nether Bow inmanagers of the burgh, until a new magi. to St Mary's Wynd, thrown down Mar. stracy shall be elected by warrant from the garet Barric, in said wynd, and continued Prince Regent. In the meantime, two pe- to drive his coach after she was thrown titions have been forwarded from Inverness, down, so that she received certain wounds one from the burgesses, praying for a poll. which occasioned her death. He was sen. election, and the other from the late magi. tenced to cighteen months' imprisonment strates, praying that they may be authorized in Bridewell, to be kept at hard labour, to meet and elect a new council and magic and afterwards to find security for five stracy.

years for his good behaviour, under a pe23.-Yesterday London was involved in nalty of L. 40. a thick fog, which extended some distance This day, James Ross, accused of stealinto the vicinity, where it was equally in- ing a quantity of silver plate from a gentense as in the city. Several of the mail tleman's house in York Place, Edinburgh, coaches, particularly on the western road, was found guilty on his own confession, after making their way with great danger and sentenced to seven years' transportaand difficulty out of town, were obliged to tion. stop and await a change of atmosphere. The Court then proceeded to the trial of Several of them halted at Kensington and John Morri:on, accused of stealing from a Hammersmith ; fortunately, however, they chest belonging to Margaret Waters, ser. were not delayed many hours, as about vant to Mr Charles Oman, vintner, West eleven o'clock the fog dispersed, and it be- Register Street, on the 18th July last, a came a fine clear night. This morning black morroco pocket-book, containing six was also ushered in with a fog, but not so L.1 notes, two guinea notes of ditterent dense as that of yesterday. Between eleven banks, half-a-guinea, a gold ring, a depoand twelve o'clock it had nearly disappear- sit receipt for L. 67 Sterling, on Sir Wil.

liam Forbes, James Hunter, and Co. and High Court of Justiciary.- On the various other articles. He was found 14th, Archibald Scott was sentencel to guilty, and sentenced to transportation for fourteen years transportation, for stealing, fourteen years. from the house of John Nicol, labourer, in 30. Glasgow - The Lords CommissionLivingston's Yards, Edinburgh, a red ers of his Majesty's Treasury liave, by war. Jeathern pocket-book, and several bank rants, just received, approved of warehouses notes, the property of Elizabeth Downie. and vaults situated at the Broomiclaw and

On the 21st, two little boys, John Gunn Port Dundas for the reception, under and John Chisholm, were sentenced to four- vond, of the under-mentioned goods imteen years' transportation, for picking the ported into Glasgow. Their Lordships pocket of James Thomson, gardener at have also granted the privilege of permitDuddingstone, on the High Street of Edin- ting these articles to be removed from 0. burgh, upon the 13th August last, and ther bonding perts to Glasgow, and from taking his pocket-book, containing bankGlasgow to other bonding ports, viz. notes to the amount of L. 66, 10s, a bank

Wine imported from the West Indies. er's reccipt for L. 100, and other papers.

Coffee, cotton wool, pimento, Import. In pronouncing sentence, the Lord Justice Clerk adverted to the very remarkable cir

he very remarkable cir. cocoa, ginger, sugar, indi. (ed from stance of these two boys the one four go, rum, molasses, maho- (the rest

gany, teen, and the other only cleven years of

- . ) Indies. age, having been supplied, by different Ricc, wine, brandy, ) Not imported from innkeepers, with post chaises, in which geneva, and other the West or East they had travelled from Kinghorn to Dun spirits, . ) Indies.

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Brimstone, staves, cork, tale Not imported

son of Mr John Charles, candlemaker, on the low, hempundressed,tar, from the East

25th October last. The unfortunate cul. iron in bars, timber, kelp, or West In

prit was brought from the Lock-up-house tow, mahogany, turpen- dies.

to the place of execution about twenty tine, pitch, wood, rosin, )

minutes before three o'clock, attended Indian deer skins, half dressed

by two of the Magistrates, the Reverend

Not imor shaved, other skins and

Mr Tait, of the College Church, and Mr furs, not tanned or dressed, I.

I ported Porteous, chaplain of the jail, several city

's | from the spermaceti oil, head matter, }

officers, and the public executioner. Af.

East or train oil, and all other fish oil,

ter spending some time in prayer with

West Inblubber, and whale fins, of

the clergymen, Johnston mounted the plat

dies. British fishing, - J

form with firmness, looked boldly around

him, and having assisted the hangman Almonds, linen, plain, of all sorts,

in adjusting the rope, &c. gave the fatal cotton wool, raisins, of all sorts,

signal. From some mismanagement in figs, dyewoods, pimento, oils,

the construction of the apparatus, the of all sorts, currants.

most shocking consequences ensued.--Of 3). Exceution and Riot at Edinburgh, these an account is contained in the able Yesterday a most painful occurrence took communication of one of our corresponplace at the execution of Robert Johnston, dents, (see page 49,) to which we refer. condemned to suffer death for the robbery

Jan, 11, 1819. Revenue.--An Abstract of the net Produce of the Revenue of Great Britain, exclusive of the Arrears of War Duty on Malt and Property, in the Years and Quarters ended 5th January 1818 and 1819 respectively.

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Customs.....

L. 9,761,480 1 9,996,226 Excise. ......... .... 19,726,297 | 22,894,450 Stamps..........

6,337,421 6,391,270 Post Office....ter..

1,338,000 1,339,000 Assessed Taxes... ...... 6,127,529 6,217,594 Land Taxes.......

1,163,320 1,209,682 Miscellaneous........ 492,872 368,099

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PATENTS LATELY ENROLLED.

CHARLES WATT, of Ratcliff Highway, Mid- more easily applying the drag to a carriage wheel. dlesex, Surgeon, for gilding and preparing quills November 12. and pens by manual labour and chemical opera WILLIAM STYLES, of Islington, Middletions, so as to render them more durable and use sex, carpenter, for certain improvements in maful. Dated October 31, 1818.

chinery for sifting cinders, and discharging the NICHOLAS DESFORGES, of Bucklersbury. cinders so sifted into a convenient receptacle, London, merchant, for certain improvements in which machinery is applicable to other useful propelling boats and other vesscls. October 31. purposes. November 12.

JOHN BOGAERTS, of dir-street, Piccadilly, . ELISHA HAYDEN COLLIER, late of BosMiddlesex, Gentleman, for a method or methods ton, America, but now of Charter-House Square, for raising and lowering water on canal loeks. London, Gentleman, for an improvement in fireCommunicatcd to him by a person residing 2- arms of various descriptions; which improvement broad. November 10.

is also applicable to eannon. November 24. EDWARD WOOLLEY, of Bilston, Stafford JAMES FRASER, of Long Acre, St Martin in shire, for an improvement in the machinery for the Fields, Middlesex, coppersmith and engineer, making wood screw forgings. November 10. for new and original idretion of tunnels in a

JAMES INGLEDEW, of Little College-street, steam-boiler; also new fiues in the said steamWestminster, Middlesex, licensed victualler, for boiler, or the furnace connected with its erection ; the means of effecting a saving in the consump the said steam-boiler to be for the purposes of tion of the ordinary articles of fuel, by the appli- lestening the consunption of fuel, the appearance cation of certain well known materials hitherto of sinoke and the trouble of attendance. Novemunused for that purpose. November 10.

ber 12. MOSES POOLE, of Lineoln's Inn, Middlesex, RICHARD WRIGHT, of Token House-yard, Gentleman, for the application of known mastics London, for certain improvements in the conor cements to various purposes, such as molelling struction of steam-engines, and the subsequent statues, making slabs, raising or impressing fi use of strain. November 11. gures, or other ornamental appearances; also the HENRY MATTITEWS, of Gretton-place East, covering of houses, and in any other manner in Bethnal Green, Middlesex, Gentleman, for certain which mastic or cernent may or can be applied. ipprovinents applicable to wheeled carriages, or Communicated to hiin by a person residing a relicles of different descriptions, calculated to renbroad November 10,

der them more safe and cominodious. NovemJOHN GRAFTON, late of London, and now ber 19. of Edinburgh, engineer, for a process or method GEORGE CLYMER, late of Philadelphia, of making carboretted hydrogen gas, for the pur- America, but now of Cornhill, London, merpose of illumination. November 10.

chant, for certain improvements on ships' pumps. JAMES HADDEN Junior, of Aberdeen, Scot Noveinber 21. land, woollen-manufacturer, for an inprovement JOHN CHANCELLOR, of Saville-street, Dubin preparing, roving, and spinning of wool. No- lin, watchmaker, for an improvement for turning vember 12.

the leaves of musie books in a simple and effecGEORGE JAMES CLARK, of Bath, Soiner- tive manner, with or without pedal work attached setshire, working cutler, for an apparatus for the November 21.

for an inproa sinple anitachedh.

APPOINTMENTS, PROMOTIONS, &c.

1. CIVIL. Dec. 7, 1818.-Joseph Whatley, Esq. to be a groom of his Majesty's Bedchamber.

The dignity of Baronet conferred on the follosing gentlemen, and their heirs male :

Sir Edward Hamilton, of Trebinshun House, in the county of Brecon, Knight Commander of the Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath, and Captain in the Royal Navy. • Ross Mahon, of Casilcbir, in the county of Galway, Esq.

Hugh Innes, of Lochalsh, in the county of Ross, and of Cuxton, in the county of Moray, Esq.

11. ECCLESIASTICAL. Dec. 4, 1818.-- Mr Thomas Wright, preacher of the gospel, ordained ininister of the church and parish of Borthwick, by the Presbytery of Dalkeith.

7.- Rev. E. Powys, jun, to the Rectory of Buck nall and Bagnall, staffordshire.

Rev. Benedict Chapman, M.A. to the Rectory of Ashden, Essex.

Rev. Wm. Giningham, M.A. to the Rectory of Bratton Fleming, Devon.

Rev. W. L. Baker, M.A. to the Rectory of Hargrave, Northamptonshire.

Rev. Frederick Ricketts, M.A, to the Rectory of Shaston, St James.

16.-Rck. G. Giover to the Rectory of Billing. ford, Norfolk.

Rev. J. Brewster to the Vicarage of Greatham, Durham.

Rev. J. T. Horton to the Vicarage of Ormskirk, Lancashire.

Rev. P. Hudson to the Rectories of Almerton, with Runton near the Sea annexed, and Zellbrigg, with Melton, in Nortolk.

24.-The Associate congregation in Kirrymuir gave a harmonious call to the Rev. William Ra109c, late of Sanda, in Orkney, to be their minister.

25.-Rev. R. Loxley to the Rectory of LlaWir.

Jan. 9, 1813.--Rev. W. B. Wroth, M.A, to the Vicarage of Tottenhoe, Bedforshire.

Rey, John Davison to the Rectory of Washington, in the Diocese of Durhan.

Rev. John Risley to hold the Rectory of Thornton, with that of Ashton, Northamptonshire.

Rev. Edinund Spettigne to the Rectory of Michaelstow, Comwall.

in.--MILITARY. 9 L. Gds, Cornet and Sub-Lieut, A. M Innes, to be Lieut.

21th Nov. 1818. F, Chatfield to be Cornet and Sub-Lieut. vice M'innes

do. 2 Dr. Capt. G. James to be Major by purch. vice Elphinstone

30 Dec. Lieut. C. Jarnes to be Capt. by purch. vice James

do. Comet T. Walker to be Lieut. by purch. vice James

do. G. H. Lindsey to be Cornet by purch. vice Walker

do. 4 Lieut. F. D. Paly to be Adjutant, vice

Chantry, res. Adjutant only 19th Nov. 11

Cant. w. Blundell, fm. 92 Dr. to be Capt. vice Shreiber, ret, on h. p. 22 Dr.

26th Nov. Cornet W. Clarke to be Lieut. by purch. vice James, ret.

9th do. Lieut. Charles Wetherall, from 22 Dr. to be Lieut.

11th do
F. Blundell, from 22 Dr. to be
Lieut. vice Schrieber, ret, on h. p. 22
Dr.

25th do. G. Williamson, from h. p. 12 Dr. to be Lieuten

23.-_The Associate congregation of Lochwinnoch brought out a call for Mr Alexander Waugh to be their minister.

26th do,

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Lieut. Bowlby, from 4 F. with Lieut. Clarke, Cornet Edgell, 11 Dr.
h. p.

Ensign Robinson, 2 W. I. R.
Haggap, from 7 F. rec. diff, with Lieut. Marshall, 3 do.
Stuart, h. p.
Rawlins, from 13 F. rec. diff. with Lieut

Appointments Cancelled.
Meredith, h. p.
Toovey, from 20 F. with Lieut. Oakley, h. p.

Lieut. Edgell, 11 Dr.

Assist. Surg. M'Grigor, 13 Dr.
Knight, from 44 F. ree. dift. with Lieut. Assist. Surg. Hart, h. p. 22 Dr.
Short, h. p. 28 F.
Cornet Lord G. Bentinck, from 10 Dr. with Lieut.

Dismissed.
Lord J. Bentinck, 1 F.G.

Schneider, from 6 Dr. with Ensign Pickford, Dep. Commis. Gen. Rawlings. 92 F.

Reinstated. Ensign Meyrick, from 4 F. with Ensign Shipton, h. p.

Quarter-Master Howman, 60 F. Surgeon Job, from 5 Dr. Gds. with Surgeon Logan, 13 Dr.

Deaths. Burton from 4 F. with Surgeon M Dermott, h. p. 60 F.

Colonel Braddyill, 3 Lancaster Mil.

Lieut.-Colonel Duke, 3 Gar. Bn. Dep. Adjt. Gen. Resignations and Retirements.

Nova Seotia

4th Dee.

Major Caulfield, h. p. 32 F. Major Muir, 41 F.

Capt. Kearney, 22 Dr.

26th April Martin, 99 F.

Watson, 22 P.

19th Aug Capt. Lloyd, 18 Dr.

Lieut. Robinson, 43 F.

6th Dec Joerres, 20 Dr.

Powell, h, p. 90 F.

15th do. Light, 9 P.

Ensign M'Mahon, 82 F.
Warren, 56 F.

Jenks, 1 W. I. R.

3d Nov. Kingdom, 94 F.

Quartermaster Helm, h. p. Roxburgh F. 4th Nov. Lieut. James, 11 Dr.

Staff.-G. Young, Dep. Assist. Com. Gen. at No- Cruickshanks, 18 Dr.

va Scotia.

IV. NAVAL.

Promotions.
Names

Namen
VAICO
Captains.

Superannuated Commanders. W. B. Dashwood

Charles Woodger Martin White

Harry Dawe John Cookesley

Wm. Mules James Murray

Owen Williams Chas. G. R. Philott

Lieutenants. George M. Jones

Thomas Boteler Wm, Wolrige

James L. Parkin James K. White

Francis Witham John Ross

Chas. Fleetwood James Stirling

H. V. Huntley Amos F. Westropp

John Carnac George Brine

Leon C. Rooke Right Hon. Lord John Hay

Hon. Cha. Legge Const. R. Moorsom

Marcus Worsley
Hon. Geo. John Perceval

Frank Ramsden
Commanders.

Edward H. Thorpe
Wm. D. Evance

John L. Clayton Sam. Sparshott

W. B. Greene Rich. Grant

Geo. Young Rob. Bruce

Sam. Kneeshawe Alex. Borthwick

John M. Laws Wm. Richardson

John Watt Wm. Grint

Henry H. Johnstone Wm. Jard, Puchhas

Right Hon. George Viscount Mandeville Robert Boyle Michael Stackpoole

Surgeons. Francis Brace

John Runciman Hon. Geo. Barrington

Wm. Anderson

Appointments. Rear-Admiral-Sir Thomas F. Freemantle, to be Commander in Chief in the Mediterranean.-Flag.

Lieutenant, John Branford. Rear-Admiral-Edward Griffith, to be Commander in Chief at Halifax.-Flag-Lieutenant, Edward A.

Haughton.

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