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PROMOTIONS.

* Rev. W. H. Hewitt to be a Minor Canon and Precentor in Carlisle Cathedral.

Rev. Joseph Simpson, P. C. of Holme Cultram, Cumberland, to be an Honorary Canon in the Cathedral Church of Carlisle.

August.

Rev. J. Atlay, D.D., late Fellow and
Tutor of St. John's College, Cambridge,
Wicar of Leeds, to be a Residentiary
Canon in the Cathedral Church of
Ripon.
Rev. W. E. Evans, Vicar of Madley,
Herefordshire, to be a Canon in Hereford
Cathedral.
Rev. J. S. Hodgson, Rector of Aikton,
Cumberland, to be an Honorary Canon
in Carlisle Cathedral.
Rev. C. E. Kennaway, to be an Hono-
rary Canon in the Cathedral Church of
Gloucester.
Right Rev. Walter John Frower, D.D.,
Sub-Dean, to be a Prebendary in the
Cathedral Church of Exeter.

SEPTEMBER.

Right Rev. Charles Baring, Lord Bishop of Gloucester and Bristol, to be Lord Bishop of Durham.

Rev. William Thomson, D.D., Provost of Queen's College, Oxford, to be Lord Bishop of Gloucester and Bristol.

Rev. Nicholas W. Gibson, Rector of St. Thomas, Ardwick, to be a Canon of the Cathedral Church of Manchester.

Rev. J. H. Thompson to be Senior Canon of Christ Church Cathedral, Montreal, Canada.

OCTOBER.

Rev. F. C. Cook to be Prebendary of Carlton-with-Thurlby, in Lincoln Cathedral.

Rev. F. Custance, Rector of Colwall, Herefordshire, and Rural Dean, to be Prebendary of Putson Minor, in Hereford Cathedral.

Rev. W. Drake, Vicar of Holy Trinity, Coventry, Warwickshire, to be an Honorary Canon in the Cathedral Church of Worcester.

November.

Rev. C. J. Camidge, Vicar of Wakefield, Yorkshire, to be an Honorary Canon in the Cathedral Church of Ripon. Rev. Anthony Denny, Rector of Tralee, county Kerry, Ireland, to be Archdeacon of Ardfert. Rev. Philip Freeman, Vicar of Thorverton, Devon, to be a Prebendary in the Cathedral Church of Exeter. Rev. C. Kirkby Robinson to be a Canon in the Cathedral Church of Norwich.

DECEMBER.

Right Rev. P. C. Claughton, D.D., Bishop of St. Helena, to be Bishop of Colombo, Ceylon. Wen. T. E. Welby, Archdeacon of George Town, in the diocese of Cape Town, to be Bishop of St. Helena. Rev. H. Kitton, Rector of Trinity Church, King William's Town, to be Archdeacon of British Caffraria, in the diocese of Graham's Town. Rev. E. Durham Tapsfield to be a Minor Canon in the Collegiate Church of St. George, Windsor, Berks. Rev. R. Kilgour Thorn to be Dean of Brechin, Scotland. Wen. Charles Caulfeild, DD., to be the First Bishop of the New See of Nassau. Rev. William Thomson to be Bishop of the See of Gloucester and Bristol.

COLLEGIATE AND SCHOLASTIC APPOINTMENTS.

JANUARY.

Rev. Edward Morton Acock to be Wice-Principal of the South Wales Training College, Carmarthen.

Rev. Pellew Arthur to be one of the Masters of Guildford Grammar School, Surrey.

Rev. Francis J. Eld to be Head Master of Worcester Grammar School.

Rev. C. Bradford Wardale to be Head Master of the Middle School, Trowbridge, Wilts.

PROMOTIONS.

FEBRUARY.

Rev. T. J. Brereton to be Master of the
Free School of Framlingham, Suffolk.
Rev. J. Chambers to be a Master in
Beaumaris Grammar School, Anglesea.
Rev. E. P. Edrup to be Principal of
the Diocesan Theological College, Salis-

ury.
Rev. W. Edensor Littlewood to be
Head Master of the Grammar School,
Hipperholme, Yorkshire.
Rev. Mark Pattison to be Rector of
Lincoln College, Oxford.
Rev. J. Wilkinson Steward, Rector of
Caistor, Norfolk, to be Inspector of
Schools in the diocese of Norwich.
Rev. J. T. Wilford, Fellow of King's
College, Cambridge, to be Master of
Eton College, Bucks.
Rev. James Wallace, late Head Master
of Peterborough Cathedral School, to be
Head Master of the Grammar School,
Loughborough, Leicestershire.

MARCH.

Rev. Godfrey Balles Lee to be Warden
of Winchester College.
Rev. T. Jackson Nunns to be Head
Master of Helston Grammar School,
Cornwall.
Rev. W. Price to be Master of the
Cathedral Grammar School, Oxford.
Henry James Lynch, esq., to be one of
Her Majesty's Inspectors of Schools.
William Sharpey, esq., M.D., to be a
Member of the General Council of Medi-

cal Education and Registration of the

United Kingdom.

APRIL.

Rev. P. J. F. Gantillon, of St. John's College, Cambridge, to be a Classical Master in Cheltenham College.

Rev. Cockburn Peel Marriott to be Second Master of Chelmsford Grammar School, Essex.

Rev. E. Ellis Rogers to be Second Master of the Grammar School, Kingsbridge, Devon.

MAY.

Rev. J. Branthwaite, Fellow of Queen's College, Oxford, to be Principal of St.

Edmund's Hall, Oxford, and to the Rectory of Great Gatcombe, Isle of Wight.

Rev. A. S. Farrar, Fellow of Queen's College, Oxford, to be Bampton Lecturer in that University for 1862.

Rev. C. Naylor, of King William's College, Isle of Man, to be Second Master of St. Mary-de-Cript Grammar School, Gloucester.

Rev. T. B. Rowe, Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge, to be AssistantMaster in the Grammar School, Uppingham, Rutland.

JUNE.

Rev. E. Bartrum to be Head Master of Hereford Grammar School. Rev. Frank Garrett to be Head Master of Carmarthen Endowed Schools. Rev. E. C. Hawkins, of Exeter College, Oxford, and one of the Masters of Brighton College, to be Head Master of the “St. John's Foundation School for the Free Education and Maintenance of the Sons of Poor Clergy,” Clapton, Middlesex. Rev. W. Edenson Littlewood to be Head Master of the Grammar School, Rippenholm, near Halifax, Yorkshire.

July.

Rev. W. Banks to be Head Master of Coleshill Grammar School, Warwickshire. Rev. E. J. Davis to be Head Master of the Grammar School, Sudbury, Suffolk. Rev. T. C. Durham, late Lay Fellow of Jesus College, Cambridge, Head Master of Berwick School, Northumberland, to be Head Master of the Cathedral Grammar School, Carlisle. Rev. J. Graves to be a Classical Master in Cheltenham College. Rev. G. Phillips to be Master of Chard

Grammar School, Somerset.

AUGUST.

Rev. J. Espin to be Second Master of St. John's School, Clapham, Surrey.

Rev. H. Manning Ingram, Assistant C. of St. Michael's, Highgate, Middlesex, to be Under Master of Westminister School.

Rev. W. C. Salter, Fellow of Balliol College, and late Wice-Principal of St.

PROMOTIONS.

Alban Hall, to be Principal of St. Alban Hall, Oxford.

Rev. W. Watkins to be Warden of the Welsh Collegiate Institution, Llandovery, Carmarthenshire.

SEPTEMBER.

Rev. A. Thomson Bonner to be one of Her Majesty's Assistant Inspectors of Schools. Rev. C. H. Collyns, of Christ Church, Oxford, to be Second Master of King Edward's School, Bath. Rev. T. Cox to be Head Master of Queen Elizabeth'sørammarschool, Heath, Halifax, Yorkshire. Rev. F. R. Dawson to be a Master in King Edward's School, Bath. Rev. J. W. Dover to be Mathematical Master at St. Mary's College, Harlow, Essex. Rev. W. Mirrielees to be Head Master of the Grammar School, Berwick-onTweed, Northumberland. Rev. R. Cobbett Pascoes, Fellow of Exeter College, Oxford, to be Wice-Principal

of the New Diocesan Theological College at Exeter.

October.

Rev. Theodore W. James to be WicePrincipal of the Bristol Proprietary College.

NoveMBER.

Rev. T. Dalton to be a Mathematical Master of Eton College, Bucks.

Rev. C. Kirkley Robinson to be Master of St. Catherine's College, Cambridge.

DECEMBER.

Rev. H. G. Day, Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge, to be Master of Ledbergh Grammar School, Yorkshire.

Rev. R. E. Sanderson to be Head Master of St. Nicholas College, Lancing, Sussex.

L AW CASE S.

CASE OF THE FUGITIVE SLAVE ANDERSON.

A CASE has occurred under “the slave she was. The case presents Ashburton Treaty,” between this incidentally a remarkable instance country and the United States of the evils that attend and spring which raises many questions of the from the institution of slavery. greatest interest, and which, but In 1853 Burton sold Anderson for the internal troubles which to one M.Donald, whose estate arose within the States, might was 32 miles distant from have caused a war, in which the Burton's, and consequently the Monarchy would have appeared as husband and wife were now severed the assertor of human freedom by a space of from 30 to 34 miles, and the Republic the champion of instead of two. In September, slavery. The questions of inter 1853, Anderson had been seen by national law, of law as between a several persons in the neighbourcolony and a foreign country, and hood of Brown's (where it will be as between the parent State and remembered his wife lived), and the colony, were singular and therefore, and because it was on a complicated.'

different side of the river, it was It will be remembered (and it suspected and rumoured that is one of the many noteworthy Anderson had run away from his circumstances of the case), that owner. The fact was that the States which compose the M.Donald was about to sell his American Republic are divisible black chattel ; and the poor fellow, into two classes—those in which perhaps fearing that he might be slavery is recognised as an essential sent to some distant place, desired part of their polity, and those in to effect a change of owners which which slavery is not permitted, would keep him in his old neighalthough recognised as a legal bourhood : possibly he had an idea status in the other portions of the in his mind that he would rather Union. The State of Missouri is run away than be sold away. At a “Slave State." In Howard any rate he did not return to county, Missouri, a negro, born in M‘Donald. He had been lurking the States, named John Anderson, about for three weeks, and had or “ Jack," was the slave of one been several times pursued, when Moses Burton. Anderson had a one day he accosted a planter wife, a negress, who lived not with named Seneca T. P. Diggs, and her husband or his owner, but asked him to tell him where one with one Samuel Brown, whose Charles Givens lived; and on estate was about two miles distant being asked why, he answered from that of Burton, and whose that he wished to get Givens to

buy him. He belonged, he said, to a man named M'Donald, and that he did not want to live on the other side of the river, because his wife was living at Brown's, about six miles from Givens'. This tale, which to an Englishman appears the true working of human nature, and would excuse many faults, bore an entirely different aspect to the American slaveowner. Diggs charged Anderson with being a runaway, and refused to let him go. The law of Missouri declares that any slave found more than 20 miles from his home shall be deemed a runaway; that any person may apprehend any negro being or suspected of being a runaway, and provides a reward for so doing. Diggs does not seem to have acted with peculiar harshness, for he told Anderson to come with him and get his dinner, and then he would go with him to Givens, and see about the matter. Anderson at first walked quietly with him; but whether he thought that this treatment was deceptive, and that he was to be secured and delivered up to his owner, or whether he feared his owner's cruelty, or had from the beginning resolved to make his escape; whatever the cause, he suddenly took to his heels. Diggs called to four

negroes who were with him to give.

chase, telling them that if they caught him they should have the reward. It is, therefore, probable that Anderson had more faith in Diggs' cupidity than his good nature. Diggs himself, having a child with him, did not long keep up the pursuit; but the negroes chased their fellow-man and slave. Anderson drew out a knife and declared that if they came near him he would kill them. The negroes, therefore, kept off, but hunted the poor fellow within a

circle, which, gradually narrowing, at length brought Anderson near Diggs. On seeing this Diggs crossed a hedge, and approached the fugitive. As he got nigh, Anderson threatened him with the knife; Diggs struck at him with a stick, which caught in a bush and broke; aud then Anderson stabbed him in the breast. Diggs turned to run from him, his foot caught in a bine, and he fell. Anderson went up to him, stabbed him in the back, and then fled. The negroes made a short chase after Anderson, who, however, escaped. There exists in the Northern States of the Union a party vehemently zealous for the abolition of slavery. They have a secret organization for promoting their views, and in especial for aiding the escape of fugitive slaves. This organization is so complete that the runaway is passed from hand to hand through many hundreds, perhaps thousands of miles of territory, and only reappears in Canada, where he is popularly said to have arrived “by the under-ground railway." Perhaps by the aid of this Society, Anderson succeeded in reaching Canada. Diggs lingered for some time, but finally died of his wounds.

Merely as a fugitive slave Anderson would have been safe under the protection of Great Britain. But in 1842 a treaty, known as “the Ashburton Treaty," was concluded between this country and the United States, which contained, among others, provisions for the mutual extradition of persons charged with certain classes of offences — amongst them that of “murder:” and the colonial statute which gave effect to this treaty as between the States and the Province, provided that, on a specified application, the justice of the peace should issue his warrant

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