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Sa. Rr. Mr. Carapit Chatoor, 100 Mr. J. Taylor, Artil....... Lieut.-col. Calcraft, . 200 — H. Lennon, ... Mr. R. W. Cox, ..... 250 – E. Cuthbert, ......... Mrs. Groeme, ..... 200 — C. R. Crommelin, . Mrs. Farquharson, .. 200 — J. Wall, ...... Mrs. Wilson, ........ 200 Mrs. T. Brooke, ....... Mrs. Spottiswood, . 100 Bar Eilly. Mrs. Garstin, ........ 50 Mr. Arch. Seton, ........... ---------- 250 Mrs. Strettell,..... 50 — J. Routledge, . 150 Mrs. Bagram, ... 100 — T. Thornhill, . 100 Mrs. Taylor, ... ... 100 — J. C. Mitchell, loo Mrs. S. Greene, ....................... 100 – C. Lloyd, ...... 100 Mooksh En Asad, — Berd. Reilly, .. . ... 100 fr. J. Robertson,................... 100 — Robert Blake, ................... 100 – H. W. Droz, ..................... 100 — Rd. Ahmuty, ................... 150 Dacca. -– .." Bird, ............ ..... o SIR John ANs TRUTHER, BART. — J. D. #.". ... so –A fine portrait of Sir John An– W. Tutin, ... • ---. 2 struther, Bart. has been placed in — J. Adam, ... 100 the Court House in this town, – W. Money, .. !o agreeably to a resolution and re– i.o. i. quest of the grand jury in DecemMr. Rober. jo, ber last. The likeness of that Mr. John Elliott, ... . 100 excellent and upright magistrate is — F. Balfour, jun...... 100 remarkably striking, and when we — Thoma; Abraham, ... • *o say that the picture is one of the – #. ---- . so best eforts of the pencil of Home, — J. Rattray, ico we reudor more copious display of — Robert Keith 200 the merits of this noble painting Mrs. Irwin, .............. 100 unnecessary. The principal figure Mrs. Rees, ......... .. ... ... “ ” is represented in his robes, sitting M.c. Kairo......... * * * * * * * * - James Macnabb, . goo right hand resting on a book, to — J. P. Ricketts, ... , ico which he seems to have been – C. Patton, .....: .... oo recently referring. The regalia of - #E. Rawlins,. o office, books, papers, &c. are disGroß. Vox. so, posed, with much judgment, and Mr. F. Gladwin, .... ... 100 though numerous, do not confuse lady Seton, .............. 200 or fatigue the eye. A few natives Mr. Robert Graham, . 100 are introduced, one of whom is – : o: : o particularly well drawn. He ap– j. R. Elphinstone. . ..., pears fixed in profound attention, Mrs. Cowell,........ ----------- ........ 200 and his countenance is strongly BENAREs. expressive of the admiration with Mr.W.A.Brooke,................ o which he is inspired by the wisdom – *ś. o and dignity of the Chief Justice. - T Yeld, .......... ...) This magnificent picture is equally – W. T. Smith, . 100 honourable to the settlement by - A. Gibb, .......... . 100 whom it was decreed, and to the - ... !o magistrate to whom it is conse- or *:: i. crated:—It is a tribute of GRAT1– tw. Howard,............ go Tude and . Este eM, to public
v1 RTue and ExALTED TALENTs.
A few days ago, while a Lascar, belonging to the ship Shaw Pharie, in Saugor roads, was thoughtlessly sitting in the boat towing astern, with one leg dangling over the gunwale, a shark came up and seized him by the limb. The
people of the ship rouzed by his screams, came to his assistance in time to preventhim from being dragged overboard. Theshark carried off the whole of the flesh below the calf of the leg, and the foot from. the ancle joint.
MADRAs.-Occurrences for June.
Madras.---The American brig Ann, capt. Robertson, belonging to Charleston, South Carolina, was wrecked on the night of Tuesday, 18th inst. on the Palicat reef. The captain, finding himself to leeward of this port, attempted to beat to windward, and supposing the vessel to be far to the northward of the reef, he stood into seven fathoms water and then tacked; but before the sails were trimmed, the vessel struck. An anchor was then carried out astern, and in about two hours the vessel was hove off, but so much damaged as to go to the bottom immediately. The boats were hoisted out in time to save the crew ; the captain, chief officer, and five seamen, got into the long-boat, and the second officer and three seamen, into the pinnace, with a small quantity of water and provisions. The two boats continued together, rowing and towing to windward until the night of Thursday, when they parted company in a squall of rain ; nor has the longboat since been heard of. On
Saturday evening the pinnace came in sight of the shipping in the roads, and about ten o'clock, perceiving, as they thought, a place on which little surf obtained, they fatally attempted to land, when the boat broaching to, filled with water. One man, a sailor, James Ward, was saved; he remained the whole of the night on two of the pinnace's oars, and was taken up in the morning by the catamarans. The brig was laden with Madeira wine, bound to Madras, and sailed from Madeira in February last. Few years elapse in which Trichinopoly is not severely visited by the elementary powers, when in a state of commotion; but the storm of last May exceeded by far any of the preceding in continuance and violence. Hail stones fell as large as pigeons' eggs, the wind was irresistible, the largest trees were torn up by the roots, and such a number of houses are unroofed, that the place appears to be one heap of rubbish.
BENGAL.-Occurrences for July.
[This month is unusually barren in domestic occurrences; but those of the navy are numerous and interesting.]
Calcutta.-H.M. ship Powerful, captain Plamplin, fell in with and captured the French privateer, Henrietta, of twenty guns, and
one hundred and twenty men; two months from the isle France: she captured two ships, one of which was destroyed, and the other sent
to the isle of France. Captain Plamplin learned, by the papers found on board, the stations of some of the enemy's privateers from the Mauritius; and fitted up his prize to accompany him in search of them. Lord George Stuart, in the Duncan, captured a French privateer of fourteen guns, the day she left the isle of France, which was retaken and destroyed by the Semilante French frigate, close in with Bombay. Lord G. sent in a flag of truce to general de Caen, governor of the isle of France, proposing an exchange of prisoners, taken by his lordship, which was positively refused.—Captain Flinders is permitted to reside with a private family, but all the other English prisoners are treated very illiberally. - The Semilante, French frigate, destroyed a valuable Arab ship, alleging as a reason for this conduct that she had British officers on board. The French privateer, La Bellona, captain Castain, captured the Lady William Bentinck, captain Hunter, and the Orient, captain Ramsay, in lat. 11. 23 N. ang. long 81. 30. E. Captain Hunter reports that the prisoners on board the Bellona, experienced the most liberal treatment. He was allowed to go on board an Arab ship, bound to Madras, and when leaving the Bellona, captain Castain gave him a purse of thirty dollars to pay his expences; at the same time recommending his friend (a prisoner of war at Trincomalee,)to the attention of captain Hunter, to whom captain Hunter has since given the thirty dollars; and the right hon. the governor of Madras being informed of captain Castain's generous treatment, proposes in Vol. 9.
consequence of it to release the prisoner. Ertract from the proceedings of a court of inquiry, held on board H. M. ship Diadem, dated St. Salvador, Nov. 18th, 1805. The concurrent testimony of every individual on the exertions of captain Birch, his officers and ship's company, to save the Britannia, and the company's treasure, after that ship struck upon the rocks, has been most satisfactorily confirmed by the following opinion of the court of inquiry, which investigated this matter. We the commanders of the hon. company's regular ships, now riding here, having met together for the purpose of taking into consideration the loss of the hon. company's ship the Britannia, are unanimously of opinion, that she got on shore by the two following causes: First, from being led into a situation of danger, and afterwards from the unavoidable accident of the hon. company's ship Streatham running on board of her, and thereby rendering her ungovernable, by carrying away her larboard braces; and we are further of opinion, that every possible exertion was made by the captain, officers, and passengers, to save her after she got clear of the rocks, and that the saving any part of the treasure was, in the ship's perilous situation, entirely to be ascribed to the steady and firm perseverance of the captain, officers, and crew. The commodore, therefore, feels it his duty to offer this testimony of approbation to captain Birch, and his officers, for their manly endeavours to save the ship, the ship's company, and treasure, after the ship drifted from the rocks; he, at the same time,
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time, thinks it right to express his thanks to captain Moring, of the Comet, for his persevering exertions in saving the lives of the passengers, officers, and crew of the ship in her perilous situation, and also to the other commanders who afforded any assistance and comfort to those who had the misfortune to be in the Britannia when she struck. The following cerrespondence does much credit to the humanity and propriety of captain Cameron, of the H. C. ship Jane, Duchess of Gordon; and to the discernment of the officers of the detachment of H. M. 67th regiment, passengers on board that ship from Europe. To John Cameron, Esq. Commander of the Hon. Company's ship Jane, Duchess of Gordon. Dear Sir, --We, the officers of the detachment of H. M. 67th Regt. impressed with a high sense of your polite attention and gentlemanly conduct to us, as well as with the humanity you at all times manifested to the sick soldiers, and women of the detachment during a long and protracted voyage, request your acceptance of a silver cup,
value one hundred guineas, as a
testimony of the esteem and respect we entertain for you. We are, dear sir, &c.
W Gamble, Captain.
M. W. Kenney, Asst. surgeon.
Captain Cameron's answer. To Captains William Gamble, Martin Curry, Lieutenants David Brown, Patrick Herring, Donald Mc Colman, and
assistant Surgeon M. W. Kenney, of H. M. 67th regiment. Gentlemen, I am honored with
your letter of yesterday, and gratifying as such a testimony of your approbation of my conduct must at all times prove, from the officers of a detachment of your highly respected and distinguished regiment, which I have had the honor to be acquainted with for a number of years, and that which from its approved conduct in different quarters of the world, has imbibed the sentiments of its first colonel, the great general Wolfe.
It is peculiarly flattering to me at this juncture, when I have to lament, that it has not been my good fortune to seem to merit the same consideration, from others, who had shared with us the contingencies of a long and troublesome voyage.
I accept with gratitude your proffered token of personal consideration, and shall preserve it as an honourable pledge of your good opinion.
I beg leave to return you my warmest thanks for the zealous and able assistance you invariably afforded me onevery occasion when your co-operation was deemed necessary; and I cannot conclude without requesting you to convey my acknowledgements to the noncommissioned officers and privates of the detachment for their good conduct, and the cheerfulness and activity they constantly evinced on every opportunity, when their exertions were required during the voyage.
I have the honor to be,
The American ship Essex, captain Orane, of Salem, was cut off near the island of Comorin, by an Arab ship belonging to Seyed Hamet Akel; the captain and crew were barbarously murdered, and thrown overboard, the ship destroyed, and specie to the amount of 200,000 dollars taken by the
Arabs:—The Arab ship is armed with 18 long 12 pounders and 200 men. The French privateer Vigilante, captain Julian, captured in the Red Sea, a very rich ship belonging to the Nawaub of Surat, and dispatched her to the Isle of France.
-*MADRAs.-Occurrences for July, 1806.
WAccINATIon. His Lordship in council being impressed with confidence, that the example of a government, which is administered on principles so enlightened as those of the government of Mysore, will not fail to have a salutary influence on the minds of the natives of this country, it is deemed proper that the event which has been announced, should be made generally known; and his lordship has been accordingly, under that impression, induced to publish the following extract of a letter frem the dewan of Mysore, stating the circumstances which have attended it. Ertract of a letter from the Dewan of Mysore, dated 10th of May. “The Rance having determined “to celebrate the nuptials of the “Maha Rajah, deferred the cere“mony merely because the young “bride had never had the small “pox. —I communicated the “cause of the delay to major “Wilks, who recommended an “operation invented by some “skilful physician of England, and “lately introduced into his country, “which alleviates the violence of
“this pernicious disease. — The “operation was accordingly “performed by the resident's “surgeon, and in consequence, “six mild pustules appeared on “the young bride, who soon after “recovered.—The Rance expressed “her extreme astonishment at a “remedy so easy, and surprizing, “for a malady so deleterious; a “remedy which, until now, was “unknown in these regions.— “She was made very happy “thereby, and determined that “the nuptials should be celebrated “within the year.” His lordship in council trusts that the publication of the preceding extract will evince the continued desire with which this government is actuated in the encouragement of the vaccine practice; and above all, that it will hold forth to all persons in India an interesting and illustrious example, of the safety with which that practice may be extended. Published by order of the Rt. Hon, the governor in council G. Buchan, C. Sec. to government." Fort St. George. June 19, 1809.