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vaine); right' hon. John baron majesty's plenipotentiary at the Teignmouth; right hon. Thomas Court of Vienna. Wallace; and George Johustone, Thomas Plomer, esq. his majes esq. ; to be his majesty's commission. ty's solicitor-general, knighted ers for the management of the af. 16. Admiral Jord Collingwood fairs of India.

and his descendants, permitted 7. Charles Brisbane, esq. captain bear, in commemoration of the glo in the royal navy, knighted by let. rious victory off Cape Trafalgar, i terspatent under the great seal, which his lordship was second i

10. Hogh Elliot, esg, to be cap- command, the following honourabl tain-general and governor-in-chief augmentation to the arms of th of the island of Barbadoes, in Ame fainily of Collingwood, viz. A rica; William Lukin, esq. captain. chief wivy; thereon a lion passan general and governor-in-chief of the gardant and rarally crowned, wit island of Dominica ; sir James Cock the word Trafalgar ; and also, it burn, bart, governor and comman. addition to the family crest, the der in chief of the island of 'Cura. crest following, viz. The stero a çoa; and John Holloway, esq. vices a man of war, representing that admiral of the red, governor and the Royal Sovereign (being the shi commander-in-chief of the island of which bore his lordship's flag in the Newfoundland.

said brilliant action), between 11. Right hon. Charles William branch of laurel and a branch ofoak Montagu Scoit (commonly called 22. Jonathan Miles, esq. ani earl of Dalkeith), summoned to the James Branscomb, esq. koighted house of peers, by the style and ti. 23. Right hon. sir Arthur Paget tle of baron Tynedale, of Tynerale, K. B. to be his majesty's plenipo. co. Northumberland ; and the right tentiary at the Sublime Porte. hon. George Gorrion (commonly cal. 25. Righthon Francis lord Napier led marquis of lluntley) by the style to be his mjesty's high commission and title of baron Gordon of Hunt. er to the general assembly of th les, co. Gloncester.

church of Scotland. His grace Alexander duke of May 9. David Boyle, esq. adro Gordon. K. T. tube kecper of the cate, to be his majesty's solicitor-ge great seal of Scotland.

neral in Scotland. Right hon: George Rose,, to be 13. Jonah Barrington, esq. LLD treasurer of his majesty's navy. judge of the high court of admiralt

11. Right hon. Granville Leveson in Irela:nd, knighted. Gower (commonly called lord Gran. 23. Right hon. George earl ville Leveson Gower), to be his man Crawford, to be lieutenant and she jesty's ambassador extraordinary ritl principal of Fifeshirt, and plenipotentiary at the court of 30. Right rev. Dr. John Fisher St. Petersburg.

bishop of Exeter, trapslated to th 14. Sir Thomas Manners Sutton, see of Salisbury, rice Douglas, dec knt. one of the barons of his majes. June 1. Right hon. J. Hookhan ty's court of exchequer, created ba. Frere, to be his majesty's euror er ron Manners of Foston, co. Lincolo. traordinary and miuister plening

15. The earl of Pembroke and tentiary to the court of Prussia 2onomery, k. G. appointed his and George Jackson, esq. to be hill

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majesty's secretary of legation at to be lord lieutenant of the East Ri. that court.

ding of the county of York. 27. Hon. William Wellesley 22. Harford Jones, esq. of Boul. Pole, appointed by the lords com. tibrooke, co, llereford, created a aiissioners of the admiralty, their . baronet. Srot secretary, rice William Mars. Sept. 5. Sir John Stuart, bart. to. Ben, esq. retired.

be one of the barons of bis majesty's July 11, Right rev. Dr. George court of Exchequer in Scotland, vice Pokam, bishop of Bristol, transla. Sir John Dalrymple, bart. resigned.. ed to the see of Exeter, vice Dr. 15. flis grace William Henry Fisher, promoted to that of Salis. Cavendish, duke of Portland, K. G.

the right hon. Spencer Perce21. Hon. Cropley Ashley Cooper, val; the right hon, John Foster, Eo be clerk of the ordnance of the chancellor of his majesty's excheunited kingdom ; and Thomas Tho. quer of Ireland; the hon. William tuton, esq. clerk of deliveries of the Eliot; William Sturges Bourne, Ordnance.

esq.; and the hon. Richard Ryder, Aug. 4. Rev. Edward Christo. appointed commissioners for execu. pher Dowdeswell, D.D.and rector of ting the office of treasurer of his Standford-Rivers, co. Essex, to the majesty's exchequer. rectory of Langham, in the said "15. A. M. Holdsworth, esq. to ounty, roid by the translation of be governor of Dartmouth castle, Dr. Fisher, bishup of Exeter, to the vice Arthur Holdsworth, esq. dec. te of Salisbury.

. 16. George Collier, esq. 11. Right hon. James earl of captain in the royal navy, knighted. Walmesbury, K. B. to be lord-lieutc. 22. Gen. Gerard lord Lake, to ant of the county of Southampton, be governor of Plymouth, rice the nd of the town of Southampton earl of Chatham, promoted to the ad county of the same ; and James government of Jersey, vice mar.' dward Harris, esq. (commonly cal. quis Townshent, dec. ad viscount Fitz-Harris), to bego. Lieut..gen. William Loftus, of tuor and captain of the Isle of the 24th light dragoons, to be go. light, arid governor of Carisbrook vernor of Dumbarton, rice lord ste, in the said isle, all vice lord Lake. too, dec.

Oct. 2. Captains John Hunter, 15. Rev. John Luxmorc, D. D. esq.; Francis Pender, esq.; William has of Gloucester, recommended, Albany Otway, esq.; George Lums. rungé d'étire, to be elected bishop daine, esq.; sir Samuel Hood, K. B.; Bristol, rice bp. Pelham, transla. Henry Nichols, esq. Herbert Sawyer, to the see of Exeter.

esq.; Davidge Gould, esq.; and Ri19. Lieut.-gen, sir James Henry chard Goodwin Keats, esq.; to be aig, K. B. to be captain.general rear-admirals of the blue squadron of

governor-in-chief of the pro. his majesty's fleet. Aces of L'pper and Lower Canada, 3. Joseph-Charles Mellish, esq. bra Scotia, New Brunswick, and to be his majesty's secretary of le

islands of Prince Edward and gation at the court of his Sicilian pe Breton.

majesty. Right bon, Hepsy lord Mulgrave, 6. William Lechmere,and Thomas

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Foley, esqrs. to be colonels of his of his majesty's exchequer of lre. majesty's royal marine forces, vice' land ; hon, William Eliot; and Wil. sir Samuel Hood, K. B. and Richard liam Sturges Buurne, esq.; to be Goodwin Keats, esq. appointed flag. commissioners for executing the of. oslicers of his majesty's fleet. fice of treasurer of bis majesty's ex.

31. Right hon. Gerard baron chequer. Lake, general of his majesty's for. Right hon. Richard Ryder, afces, created viscount Lake, of Dele pointed advocate-general or judge. hi and Laswary, and of Aston marshal of his majesty's forces, tie Clinton, co. Buckingham.

N. Bond, esq. resigned. Nov. 3. Right hon. William baron Lord Henry Moore (tice the Cathcart, K. T. and lieutenant, ge- marquis of Drogheda, resigned), and neral of his majesty's forces, crea. William Bagwell, esq. to be me tëd baron Greenock of Greenock, ter-master general of Ireland. co. Renfrew, and viscount Cath Dec. 1. Right rev. Edward Vena cart, of Cathcart in the said count. bles Vernon, D. D. bishop of Car

James Gambier, esq. admiral of lisle, recommended by congé d'élire the blue, created baron Gambier, to be elected archbishop of York of Iver, co. Buckingham.

vice Markham, dec. Harry Burrard, of Lymington, 9. Lieut.-colonel George Smith co. Southampton, esq. lieutenant. of his majesty's 82d regiment d general of his majesty's forces ; Hen.' foot, knighted. ry Edwin Stanhope, of Stanwell, co. 9. Right hon. lord Glenberrie, Middlesex, esq. vice-admiral of the be surveyor-general of the wood blue; and Thomas Blomefield, of and forests. Attleborough, co. Norfolk, esq. 9. Right hon. Gerard viscour major-general of his majesty's for.' Lakc, appointed by the prince ces ; created baronets.

Wales, receiver-general of the rest 12. Dr. John Hunter, of Hill. nues of his royal highness's dach street, Berkeley square, appointed, of Cornwall, vice Sheridan, r .by the prince of Wales, one of his signed. royal highness's physicians extraor. 16. Edward Thornton, esq. tol dinary, vice Dr. William Fraser, his majesty's envoy-extraordinar dec.

and minister-plenipotentiary to ti 25. Right hon. George earl of court of Sweden; and Charles Oak Pembroke and Montgomery, K. G. ly, esq. to be secretary of legalid to be governor of the island of at that court. Guernsey, vice earl Grey, dec.

19. Osborn Markham, Job H 27. Hon. William Hill, to be his sher, and Alexander Loraine, esg majesty's envoy-extraordinary and to be commissioners for the gene minister-plenipotentiary to the court superintendance and manageme of Sardinia ; and Joseph Smith, esq. of the barrack department, to be secretary of legation at that 26. Lord viscount Strangfo: court.

to be his majesty's enroy-extraor 28. His grace William Henry nary and minister-plenipotentia Cavendish, duke of Portland, KG.; to the court of her most faith right bon. Spencer Perceval; majesty the queen of Portugal. right hon, John Foster, chancellor

DEATH DEATHS in the Year 1807. - baron of Settrington io England,

and Turbolton and Methuen in Scot. Jan 1. In his 77th year, John land; besides which, he was created Moffat, esq, one of the oldest direc. by his present majesty a knight of tors of the sun Fire-office.

the garter. He was also a field Mr. John Thomas, solicitor, marshal of Great Britain, and a co. Pen.coort, Fenchurch.street. lonel of the royal regiment of horse

The Rer. Matthew Powley, M. A. guards blue. He bore the arms of upwards of 29 years vicar of Dews. king Charles II. and his motto was bury, Yorkshire.

- " En la rose je fleurie."--In the rose, At Woodstock, Joseph Brooks, 1 flourish.-He married April 1, esq.

1757, Mary, eldest daughter and 2. His grace the duke of Rich. coheiress of the late earl of Arles. Dond, at his seat at Goodwood, in bury, His grace is succeeded in his Sussex, in the 73d year of his age, titles and estates by his nephew, the being born on the 22d of February, hon. general Lenox, representative 1734.- For many years he took an for the county of Sussex. active part in the politics of the na. The duke of Richmond, it is said, tion. In the early part of Mr. has left 50,0001, to each of his three Pitt's first administration, he was daughters, by his house-keeper, for appointed master - general of the whom he has provided in the same ordnance, in which situation he con. proportion. His grace never had tinued for several years. As a se any male issue by that lady. pator, his abilities, though not of a Of an inveterate cancer, in her brilliant description, were deemed 44th year, Mrs. Elizabeth Davies, respectable, and he was always wife of Mr. Daniel Davies, of heard with attention.

Bloomsbury-square. His grace was of royal extraction, Mrs. Palmer, wife of John Pal. being descended from Charles Les mer, es4. M. P. for Bath. DOX, Datural son of king Charles II. Aged 71, Joseph Brooks, esq. by lady Louisa Renne de Penen. alderman of Woodstock. court, a French lady, who came to 3. John Laird, esq., formerly England with the duchess of Or. chief surgeon, and president of the leans, the king's sister; and whom medical board on the Bengal esta. bis majesty not only created duchess blisbment. of Portsmouth, countess of Farn. The rev. William Gilbank, rec. ham, and baroness Petersfield, in tor of St. Ethelburg, London. England, but prevailed on Lewis Mrs. Anguish, mother of the du. XIV. to confer on her the title of chess dowager of Leeds. duchess of Aubigay in France. The 4. At Maldonado, captain Fran. late doke was the third in succession, cis Rundell. of the 54th regiment. and possessed the titles conferred on 5. At his chambers, in Staple.jon, his grandfather in the reign of Charles Isaac Reed, esq. a gentleman well II. viz. duke of Richmond in Eng. koown for his extensive acquain. land, duke of Aubigny in France tance with English literature, es(confirmed and registered by the pecially the dramatic works of the parliament of Paris), duke of Le. black-letter period. This rendered nox in Scotland, earl of March in bim peculiarly fit for the superin. England, and Darnley in Scotland, tendance of those editions of Shak. speare which the London booksel. William Tennent, esq. of Stanlers confided to his care. His anno. more, Middlesex. tations on these editions are his 10. Suddenly, in Dublin, aged principal works. He published in 72, the earl of Miltown, 1782 the “ Biographia Dramatica;" 12. At Ackworth, near Ponte. in which the diligence of his fract, Anthony Surtees, esq. many cnquiries were eminently useful. years lieutenant-colonel of the 2d|

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He also edited Dodsley's collec- West York militia. tion of old plays, 12 vols. 8vo. Louis Balan, esq. aged 38, late 1750. He was, during many years, his Prussian majesty's couosellor of Editor of the European Magazine, legation. but parted with his property in Edward Eyton, esq. of Eyton that work, after Mr. Sewell the Hall, near Wrexham. bookseller's death. His collection Sir Stephen Lushington, bart. of English books was perhaps the many years a member of the East. most extensive of any ever possessed India Direction. by a privatcindividual. Mr. Recd Mrs. Dolben, wife of John En. was of simple manners, of great glish Dolben, esq. at Pentonville. equanimity of temper, of good mo. At Blackheath, Robert Bell, esq. rals, friendly, and ready to assist the aged 84. literary undertakings of others. At Southampton, major-general

His writings manifest his candour, Stewart, of the royal artillery. while his strictures display sound 12. In the island of St. Croix, criticism and correct taste.

John Barker Barnes, esq. " 6. In Sloane-square, col. Francis 13. At Bush Hill, Edmonton, Robson, F. S. A. late lieutenant. Stephen Briggs, esq. governor of St. Helena, aged 70. Peter Harrison, esq. of Sand.

In Sloanc-street, Mrs. Pownall, wich, Kent. widow of the late governor Pownall. The earl of Gosford, governor of

At Chislehurst, in Kent, of a ty- Armagh. phus fever, Andrew Stone, esq. in Colonel W. R, Hepburn, of his 20th year.

Rickerton, Kincardineshire. William Newdick, esq. of Ches. Lady flesketh, relict of sir Tho. hunt.

mas Hesketh, bart, 7. Peggen Hale, esq., banker, Peter Harrisop, esq. of Sandwich, Bond-street.

Kent, , Dowager lady Head, relict of sir 14. Mayow Wynell Mayow, esq. Edmund Head, bart.

solicitor of excise. 8. Jane the wife of Clement 15. Suddenly, at his house at Ri. Wrintersley, esq. vice-lieutenant viere, while reading prayers to his for the county of Leicester. She family, John Edwards, esq. aged was eldest daughter of sir Thomas 76. Parkins, of Burney, in the county of 16. Captain John Larmour, Nottingham, and sister to the late R. N. lord Radcliffe.

James Preston, esq. of Houns. Mr. Samuel Chiffocy, many years low, aged 78. a well known jockey on the turf, The rev. Baptist Proby, dean of and author of a work called “ Ge. Lichfield, and upwards of 55 year pius Genuine."

rector of Doddington, in the Isle

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