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12/10/1798

Printer / Publisher: James Donaldson 
Volume Number: LXX    Issue Number: 3630
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Battle of the Nile
Date of Article: 12/10/1798
Printer / Publisher: James Donaldson 
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VOL. LXX. i EDTNBURG THE NO. 3G3O. ADVERTISE From TUESDAY OCTOBER 9, to FRIDAY OCTOBER 12, 1798. THURSDAY', POST. From the LONDON PAPERS, Ot7. 8. LONDON THE Naval Battle of Abukir, owing to the ' consequences which mav attend it, forms a New Epoch in the history of the times; 1 The victory of Admiral NELSON is the very thing which induced the PORTE to . declare war against France— a country with which it had so long lived in friend ship and alliance. It is now going to send troops against BUONApARTE to Egypt. The east of Europe, which remained hitherto quiet, is now at war against France.— Citizen RUFFIN. the French ambassador, having been thrown into the Castle of the Seven Towers at Constanti- nople. we are curious to learn what will be be fate of the Turkish Ambassador at Paris. Abukir, called Bikirre, or Bequieres, bv the Europeans, is a village, situate four leagues from Alexandria on a large Bay.. where ships may safely lie at anchor. It has a citadel and a garrison. Even in the battle of Abuker the usual ma- noeuvre of the English was first, to take the Admiral's ship, Or to destroy it, in order to confuse the command and the sig- nals among he enemy's fleet. They attacked the L'Orient in the most violent manner. The Declaration of war, which the GRAND SEIGNIOR has published against France is one of the strongest that has is- sued frOm the Turkish Chancery for a long time the French are stiled " treacherous, faithless infidels." This Declaration excited the people oi Constantinople to a kind of fu^ y • iguiti!' the French, who are all pu' under arreff, and no longer ap- pear in puSt c. The Egyptians were preparing to rise in a mass against BuONAPARTE'S troops. The Pacha of Syria distinguishes himself the most by his attachment to the POrTE, and by using all his endeavours to irritate the inhabitants against the French ; and to encourage the Pachas to follow his ex- ample. he has collected a large body of horse to oppose the Republicans. The Officers of the Russian fleet which passd the Dar- danels, into the Archipelago, on the first of September, were, during their short stay at Constatinople, received by the Ottoman Government with the most flattering expres- sions of friendship and respect. Corfu is stated as the first object of attack, and after the reduction of the other ci- de- vant Venetian Islands Malta is to. be invested. Great chan- ges are expected to take place in Italy, Dalmatia, and the Levant Admiral NELSON has sent the captured ships to Gibral- tar, where some of them are said to be arrived, and ij blocking up the harbour of ALexandria, in which two ships of war, formerly Venetian, and all the transports, have taken refuge. Capt. TROWBriBGE. with six or seven ships, is to be left behind to block up Alexandria, and prevent the enemy from receiving any reinforcements, at the same time pro- per means are to be provided for the destruction of the . French transports, and their interception in case of any at- tempt made to escape. Nothing can exceed the chagrin of Capt. Trowbridge on the accident, occasioned, in some measure, by extreme ar- dour, which ran the Culloden on shore, and deprived him of the share which he would otherwise have had in the danger and glory of the battle. The accident, however, may in some respects have been propitious, as it was a guide to the other ships of the division, how nearly they could approach. On board L'Orient which blew up was the general War- Chest of the Fleet, containing several Millions in Ready Money. The English entertain hopes that they shall be able to find and weigh up this chest. On board of the Nine Ships of the Line that are taken were many important papers, instruments and machines. It is a very pleasing circumstance that the Lion, of 64 guns, must have joined Sir HORATIO NeLSON'S Fleet not long after the Action, with an immense supply of stores of every kind, which of course most have put not only the gal- lant Admiral's own detachment bound to England but the squadron left in Bequieres Bay into complete repair, befides adding to it the force of a 64 gun ship. capt. WeSTCOTe, who has fallen in the late engagement Under Admiral NELSON, was A brave and an honourable man, and by his merits raised himself from a very humble station. Letters from Switzerland, of the 14th ult. state, that in the late conflicts between the french and Swiss in that country, the former lost four thousand men If the Swiss had acted with unanimity, there is no doubt but the French would have been all put to the sword ; but unfortunately they are much divided by religious disputes. The Deputation of the Empire have published their Conclusion in answer to the last French Notes. The Depu- tation, demand the renunciation on the part of France or a claims to the territories of Kehl and Cassel as well as of a very species of possession, and every point of contact on the right bank of the Rhine. . The TiSiphone and- Scorpion sloops,' and Griffin cutter are arrived at Yarmouth with three Dutch schu 7., prizes The two last packet brought over near 100,000 in specie and bullion from hamburgh His Majesty's ship Grampus, of 54 guns, Capt. Saun- derson-. and the Proselyte, of 32 guns, Capt. Falk, are ar- rived at Plymouth, along with the Jamaica and Cape Ni- chola Mole fleets, consisting of 41 sail of ships. The Chance. of Leith, Capt. Bishop, became so leaky at sea, that the crew were obliged to abandon her, after having set her on fire: except this vessel and another, the whole fleet have reached the Channel. A SPY GLASS FOUND. Found on Leith Links about ten days ago, ASPY GLASS.— Whoever can prove it thtir property, by ap- plying to Alexander Fraser, Peir's- hill Barracks, will have- it restored, paying all expenceS. PORT WINE FOR, SALE BY PRIVATE BARGAIN.. ALEXANDER PITCAIRN, Merchant in Edinburgh, has on hand 25 Pipes in excellent order, . nett as imported from O- porto, of Vintage 1794 and 1796, to be sold in one or more pipes, as purchasers may be inclined, on reasonable terms. Edinburgh, oct, to,. 1 ,8 SPRING MADE CANDLES. THE LEITH CANDLE COMPANY, beg leave to inform their Friends and the public, that they have as usual a Com- plete Assortmcnt of Spring made MOULDED 1 Dipped COTTON, CANDLES. and TOW WICK. J All made of the very best home Tallow, which they continue to sell at their last year's prices Orders left at Mr Spankie's shop, opposite the Tron Church, Edinburgh ; or sent to the Company's Office at Leith will be care fully delivered in Edinburgh, or the neighbourhood free of ex- pense. TOBACCO, AND OTHER GOODS, BY AUCTI0N. By virtue of a Commission of Appraisement and Sales issued from the High Court of Admiralty of England FHERE will be exposed to public sale, on Friday the 26th Oc- tober current, to begin at twelve o'clock noon, within the Warehouse of WILLIAM SibbaLD and COMPANY merchants, Leith, upon such conditions as will then be produced, THE FOLLOWING GOODS— via. About 18oo Matts UKRAIN TOBACCO, — 2-; Casks ditto, — 120 Casks WOOD ASHES, — 98 Pieces of WAINSCOTr — 740 Small ditto,— and — 240 SPARS, Being the Cargo of the ship called the Catharina Elizabeth Swart. Ebbe Klauson Mulder master, lately taken by his Majesty's frigate Iris, George Brisac, Esq- commander, and Lord Hood armed ship, John l. armour, Esq; commander. Catalogues will be issued at the counting- house of William Sib- bald and Company, and the Cargo maybe viewed any day in the week of the sale ROBERT JOP, Commissioner. SALE FOR BEHOOF OF CREDITORS To be SOLD by Public Roup, by the Trustee on the Seques- trated Estate of THOMAS MilNE, junior, within the. shop of the said Thomas Milne, Blair- Street, 0n tuesday next, the 16th curt. AQUANTITY of LEATHER of different kinds, SHOE- MAKERS TOOLS, and other IMPLEMENTS, being the said Thomas Milne's flock.— The Sale to begin at 12 o'clock. " STIRLINGSHIRE TAXES. THE COLLECTOR of CESS requests immediate payment ol the AID and CONTRIBUTION TAX, whereof fOUR of the SIX instalments are now due. Persons in arrear for LAND- TAX, and for Per Centage Duties, are desired to have the same settled, as no further notice can be given. Cess- Office, Stirling, October 5, 171) 8.. PEEBLES- SHIRE ASSESSED TAXES. THE COLLECTOR hereby gives notice, That he will attend at his Office in Peebles on Tuesday the 30th ot Oeftober, and the two following tuesdays, to collect ONE HALF of the New- Assessed Tax, commonly called the AID and CONTRIBUTION TAX, when he expeCts the same will be very punctually paid up. he also intimates to the Heritors of the County of Peebles, that he expects they will pay the half year's Cess, & c. due 29th Sep- tember 1798, on one or other of the above mentioned days. Darnhall Mains Oct 2.1798 BEEF AND BUTTER. THE EAST- LOTHIAN and MERSE WHALE- FISHING £ COMPANY, want 12,000 Pounds Amsterdam Weight, of GOOD FRESH BEEF, and Twenty Firkens GOOD SALT BUT- TER, the Cattle to be killed at Dunbar, 0n the first week of No- vember next, and none of them to weigh under 30 Stones foresaid weight. Tht Butter to be delivered at the said Company's Cellars in Dunbar, free of all charges, on the second week of January thereafter. Persons willing to contract to furnish the above, will please give in their proposals for the Beef, on or before the 15th curt, and for the Butter on or before the third day of December next; the offers to be made in writing sealed, addressed to the Managers of the Whale- fishing Company, Dunbar, marking at the bottom of the Address, Offers for Beef or Butter: DUNBAR, 1st Oct 1798. SALE OF LANDS IN ABERDEENSHIRE ADJOURNED. By desire of intending purchasers, THE Sale of the LANDS and ESTATE of TYRIE, & c IS ADJOURNED to the 23d ot November next. TOURS THROUGH GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND. This DAY ARE PUBLISHED, In Five Pocket Volumes, embellished wiih an emblematical Fron- tispiece, beautifully drawn and engraved, and four accurate co- loured Maps, viz. ENGLAND. SCOTLAND, IRELAND and WALES. Price,— Neatly sewed in coloured paper and labelled ' L. o 15 o Nearly bound and lettered o 17 6 Elegantly bound and gilt 10a THE BRITISH TOURISTS; OR TRAVELLER'S POCKET COMPANION, Through ENGLAND, SCOTLAND, IRELAND, and WALES ; Comprehending the most celebrated modern Tours in the British Islands. To which is added, a copious Index, referring, under distinct heads, to every remarkable City, Town, Village, Gentleman's Seat, View, Ruin, & c. & c. noticed in the Work. BY WILLIAM MAVOR. L L. D. Editor of the Historical Account of Voyages and Travels, in twenty Volumes, & c. & c. Printed for E. Newbery; St Paul's Church Yard, and Vernor Sr. Hood, in the Poultry; and sold by all Booksellers in the three king- doms. * It is requested that such Ladies and Gentlemen as have com- menced the touriSTs, will complete their sets as early as possible, lest any disappointment should take place. A few Copies are printed on superfine paper, price One Pound, sewed. Where maybe had. Dr. Mavor's Historical Account of the most celebrated Voyages Travels, and Discoveries, from the time of Co- lumbus to the present period. In Twenty Volumes, price Tw » Pounds Ten Shillings, sewed. AYR RACES— 1798 Upon Tuesday the 1' th of October curt, to be run for over Ayr Course, ' APURSE of FIFIY POUNDS for all ages, carrying the fol- lowing weigh s. viz. ^ years old, 6st 12II1. I years'old, 9ft. J Aged, oft. eilb. 4 ditto, 8ft | 6 ditto, 9ft. 7lb. | the bell of three tour mile heats. Winners of one plate this year to carry 31b. and of two or more plates to carry jib. extra. To be run for the same day, A SWEEPSTAKES of ten Guineas, Four Subscribers. WEDNESDAY 17th.— His MAJESTY's PURSE of ONF HUN- DRED GUINEAS, granted to the Caledonian Hunt, to carry 12st.- the best of three four- mile heats. The winner of this purse not to be allowed to start for it again ; And a SWEEPSTAKES for Colts and Fillies, rising 3 years old, 20 Guineas each, three Subscribers. THURSDAY i8ih — A PURSE of FIFTY POUNDS for all ages„ carrying the following weights, viz. 3 years old, 6ft. 81b I 5 years old, 8st 10lb. I Aged; 9H. 71b. 4 ditto 7ft. 10 16 ditto 9st. 4 { And carrying extra weight as Tuesday's race.; the best of three four- mile heats. FRIDAY 19th — The LADIES PURSE of FIFTY POUNDS, for all ages, carrying. the following weight, viz. 3 years oia, ,6ft. 91b. I . C year's old, 8st. 10lb. Aged, 9st pHi. 4 ditto 7 12 " 16 ditto 9 2 | the best of three- four- mile heats; and carrying extra weight as before. The horses, & c. to be entered with the Clerk of the Course, at Ayr, on Monday the 15th October curt, in the King's Arms Inn, betwixt 3 and 7 o'clock afternoon, paying two Guineas entrance, and Five Shillings to the Clerk. Proper certificates to be produced- to the Stewards at entering; and all disputes or difference that shall arise shall be finally determined by them, or those whom they shall appoint. Public Breakfasts at the Assembly Rooms — Balls and Ordinaries- as usual during the week. — Booths and Stands to pay 5s. each. The Right Hon the EARL of EGLINTON,-) > Stewards. The EARL of DARLINGTON, the Hon, WILLIAM MAULE. ALEX. BOSWELL, Esq; of Auchinleck, , i ROUP OF SUTHERLAND CATTLE & SHEEP. At Dunnichen, Forfarshire, on tuesday 23d October inst there will be SOLD by public roup, with six months credit, ONE HUNDRED and EIGHTY Head of SUTHERLAND CATTLE, and sixty old EWES'of the Cheviot breed, not- under 5 year old ; nineteen of the cattle are of the large south coun- try breed; the rest Small Cattle of the True Highland breed_ Both Cattle and sheep in fine order, and worth the attention of Gentleme wishing to provide themselves in Meat for their Tables. The roup will begin at 10 o'clock forenoon, buyers are re- quested to attend early. Dunnichen. 1oth Oct 1798. TURNIPS TO LET To be LET, at the Farms of LONG Newton and KiDLAw, in the parish of Yester, and county of East lothian, aBOUT 30 acres of good TURNIPS for feeding Sheep upon the ground— For further particulars, inquiry may be. made at the Mains of Long Newton. SALMON FISHING. TO LET. To be LET for 19 years or such other period as can be agreed on and entered to on 1st December 1798 THE SALMON FISHING on the Water of CONON, with • the Cruives and Corf- houses thereto belonging lying in- the parish ot Urquhart, and shire of Cromarty. For further particulars inquire at Mr Duncan, W. S. Edinburgh, to whom proposals for taking the above fishing may be given in. Any not accepted 0f shall be kept secret, it desired,. HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, WINES, MILLSTONES, GRINDING STONES, See. To be SOLD by auction, by WILLIAM BRUCE, on Tuesday the 16th October curt, at the house of the deseased Mr James Ren- nie, jun, foot of the Kirkgate, Leith, THE FURNITURE of said House, consisting of Dining- room, Drawing- room, Bed- chamber, and Kitchen Furniture; Chi- na, Glass and Stone Ware, Silver Plate, among which is a neat fa- shionable Tea Sett; Bed and table linens, also a small Library of Books, a Mangle, fee. The sale to begin each day at 11 o'clock forenoon, and may be viewed on Monday preceding the sale, from 12 to 3 o'clock. AND, on Friday the 19th, at the same place and hour, a consi- derable quantity of PORT and SHERRY WINES, of the best quality, in bottles ; to be put up in lots of 3 dozens, for the accom- modation. of purchasers. Catalogues of the books and wines may be had of Wm. Bruce and at the place of sale. on Monday the 15th LANDS IN PERTHSHIRE. To be SOLD by public auction, within the Royal Exchange Coffee house, on. Thursday the 15th day of November 1798, at } fe o'clock afternoon, THE LANDS & ESTATE of KINCARDINE, with the ex- tensive WOODS thereof, and certain Crofts within the burgh of Ochterarder, lying in the parishes of Blackford and Ochterarder, and shire of Firth, half way between Perth and Stirling. The lands are of great extent, and capable, as the lands in that Vicinity are well known to be, of very great improvement at a mo- derate expence; and there are excellent situations for a Mansion-- house and great scope for laying out pleasant grounds! the present rent is about 1. 40o. and the leases expire at 1802. It affords A Freehold Qualification in the County. The title deeds, rentals, and leases are in the hands of Mr. Camp- bell, St. James's Square, to whom any offer for a private bargain. previous to the day of sale may be sent. 2 34 SeC0ND IRISH LOTTERY for 1798. Begins drawing 19th November. , THE TICKETS are sold, and divided into HAlves, QuAr- TERs, Eighths, and SIXTeeNTHS, by HAZARD, BURNE, & CO. STOCK- BROKERS, At their State Lottery Office, No. 93, under the Royal Exchange, London, and no where else on their account. SCHEME C* All Shares sold at this Office will be stamped agreeable to act of Parliament, and also with the Crown and round it, Hazard a « d Co.' lottery Office . . Letters ( post- paid) duly answered, and Schemes gratis. N. B. Agreeble to act of Parliament, no business in the lottery transacted before eight. o'clock in the morning, nor after Eight - o'clock in the evening. Bank, India, and South Sea Stocks, with their several Annuities, India Bonds, Navy and Victualling Bills, and all kind of Govern- ment Securities, bought and sold by commission NOTICE to the CREDITORS of The deceased ROBERT ALBURN of Wester Craigfoodie, some time Merchant in London. WHEREAS by the decease of Mr Alexander Nairne, Ac- countant in Edinburgh, Trustee for the said creditors, that office devolved upon Mr Keith, Accountant in Edinburgh, who has signified his intention of declining to accept The whole credi- tors of the said Robert Alburn are therefore requested to meet by themselves or their doers properly authorised, within John's Cof- fee- house, Edinburgh, upon Wednesday the 17th day of Octobor next, at I o'clock afternoon, for the purpose of chusing another Trustee or Trustees in place of Mr. Nairne, and to authorise such person or persons so to be chosen, as Trustee or trustees, to take such legal measures as shall be thought proper for carrying the trust deed into execution, and winding up the trust affairs. SALE OF HOUSES IN NORTH BERWICK. NOTICE is hereby given, That the Sale of the Two Houses which belonged to the deceased Alexander Lauder, adver- tised for Saturday the loth October- curt. is to proceed only as to the ONE of these HouseS, which is at present in Ruins, with the Garden thereto adjoining. CURRYING SHOP, SHADE, AND DWELLING HOUSE, TO LET; To be LET; and entered to immediately, - THAT Large CURRYING SHOP and SHADE, and also a DWELLING HOUSE, situated at the south end of the Pot- terrow. Whoever takes the premisses, can also have a complete set of Currying Tables and Tools, at a valuation. for particulars, apply to Mr. John Lindsay, Colt Bridge, or Mr. Douglas Menzies, Potterow. HOUSE AND GARDEN AT SILVERMILLS. To be Sold by voluntary roup, within John's Coffee- house. Edin- burgh, on WednesJay the 14th November, 1798, at one o clock afternoon, ^ . ' THAT PIECE of GROUND, of about a quarter of an acre, part of the Lands of Canonmills, with the neat and commo- dious Dwelling- house built thereon, lately belonging to and posses- sed by the deceased Mr. George Lauder, of the 21st regiment of foot.— The House consists of two stories, and an attic storcy. It lias dining- room, drawing- room, six bed- rooms, with closets to each. Lumber- room, store- room, washing- house, with servants ro0m above it, pantry, coal- house, and two cellars, with a kitchen garden at the back thereof. This, property lies on the south side of the road from Canonmills' to Stockbridge. It is held of the Governors of Heriot's Hospital, for payment of two bolls barley yearly. The progress of writs is clear. The house may be seen at any time', and immediate possession obtained. The key lies at Mr. Somerville's, at Silvermills. For farther particulars, apply to Robert Dick, writer in Edin- burgh. . ' - ' SALE OF LANDS IN STIRLINGSHIRE. Til be Sold by public roup, upon Friday the 9th of November 1708. Oct. 12. " MILLS AND FARMS TO bE lET. ANEW FLOUR MILL, and a MEAL MILL, of the best Construction; and advantageously situated, about one mile distant from the Town of Montrose, with about 23 acres Land adjoining, and good Dwelling Houses, for tacksman and servants. these Mills will he let upon reasonable terms, to any person of respectable character, capable of carrying on the business of them, with judgment, and satisfaction to the Community, and they may be immediately entered to. If they shall not be let by private bar- gain before Martinmas next, they will then be offered by public roup to the highest bidder, of which notice will be given. Likewise to be Let, two FARMS, one of 260, the other 160 acres, of excellent soil, and conveniently situated, well worth the attention of farmers of the first consequence. For particulars respecting the above premises, please to apply to Mr. Ross of Rossie, or Mr. Thomson, Town Clerk of Montrose. Rosse near Montrose, October 10. 1798. 1798, betwixt one and two afternoon, within the house of Mrs, Smith, vintner, west end of Linlithgow, and entered to at Mar- tinmas next, THE LANDS of WESTERGILMEADOWLAND, lying in the parish of Muiravonside, and shire of Stirling, and be- longing to the heirs of William Phaup, late writer in Madiston. The lands are ail arable, measure forty- eight Scots acres, and lie about one mile and a half west from Linlithgow Bridge, are divided with ditch and hedge Into five inclosures, with strips of planting between each inclosure, and a thriving best of planting round the whole, and there is a good Farm Steading on the Lands. For further particulars apply to James Taylor, writer in Linlith- gow, in whose hands the title deeds may be seen; or to Mrs. Phaup, at Madiston — Mrs. phaup's . servant will shew the lands. LANds IN RENFREWSHIRE FOR SALE. To be SOLD by Private bargain, Either in whole, or in separate Lots, THE LANDS of ARTHURLIE, SPRINGHILL, and WRAES, lying in the parish of Neilston, and shire of Renfrew. These lands consist of 196 acres Scots measure, and lye in a populous and manufacturing neighbourhood, about six miles distant from Glasgow, and three from Paisley The present- NORTHERN SHEEP ASSOCIATION. INVERNESS, lOtb September, I798. AT a Meeting of the Principal sHEEP FARMERS in the Counties ot INVERNESS, ROSS, and SUTHERLAND held here this day, in consequence of advertisement in the public Newspapers, calling them together to consider of some Proper and Effectual Measures to put a stop to and Detect the THEFTS which have been perpetrated on the Flocks of several Individuals amongst them. . The Meeting unanimously made choice of DONALD MACLEOD of Geanies, esq; Sheriff- depute of Ross, to be Preses, and Alex. MACDONELl. writer in inverness, to be Clerk. Thereafter, the following PLAN was suggested to the Meeting Imo That the Members of the present Meeting, and all Sheep Farmers within the Counties of Inveness, Ross, and Sutherland, shall hereafter for every parcel of Sheep they deliver to a purchaser, or drive themselves from their Farms for sale, give or send a certi- ficate under the hand of the owner, or his manager, stating the number and kinds of sheep whereof the parcel consists, with the marks whereby they are distinguishable, and certifying ( as the fact may be) that they have been fairly sold to the person or persons in whose custody they may be, or are driving on account of the pro- prietor for market or other ways, ( as the case may be) and to pre- vent the risk of such certificate being forged, that a plate shall be engraved conform to a plan produced, with blanks to be filled up according tu circumstances, and- after striking off a certain number of copies that the Plate and Certificates be lodged with Mr. Mac- Donell, clerk to the Association, who will distribute them solely to the Proprietors of Sheep Farms on receipt of paying some trifle i'.-.- Indemnifying the expence of the engraving and printing. % i/ o, That all Ferrymen, Constables, or others residing in the course the sheep drivers usually take, or can possibly take, be required ro stop all sheep droves, and call for the certificate from the driver, and if he or they can produce no certificate, that they shall be directed to bring the driver before the next Justice of the Peace 0r Civil Magistrate for examination, who will proceed as the case may require. '. yio. That application be made by this Meeting to the Gentle- men 0f the counties of Inverness Ross, and Sutherland, at their en suing General Meetings at Michaelmas, or at the first Quarter Ses- sions of the peace within the same, stating the suspicions of these that are entertained, and praying them to interpone their authority, by directing all Ferrymen, Constables, or other.: to require the pro- duction of such certificates, and upon failure to bring the party be- fore the next Magistrate for examination, and certifying them, that if proof can be brought of their being remiss or negligent in the execution of their duty, that they shall be liable to prosecution and fine for such neglect. 4< o, That application be also made to the Sheriff Deputes of the several counties, that they do give pointed instructions to those men Who are under their immediate direction, and paid by the public for pursuing and apprehending thieves and vagabonds, that they be peculiarly watchful over those who drive sheep through the hills, examine their certificates, and take down a memorandum in writ- ing of iuch certificate, stating from whence the sheep have been driven, to what market they arc bound, with their number anii kinds;— and shall have the account always ready for the inspection of any having interest. That to indemnify those persons for their trouble, those who keep such memorandum regularly entered in a book, and can at the end ot the season exhibit that account to the Association, or their clerk, shall be intitled to receive Half a Crown for every such entry, besides all- expences actually laid out in bring- ing those who may have no certificate, or an irregular one, before a Magistrate, and in caring for the flock stopped until the Magi- strates decision is known. , $ to, ' i'hat Ferrymen and Constables who are put to trouble and expence in executing the business here alluded to, shall receive full indemnification for their time and trouble by applying to the Clerk of the Association, and in case of their actually stopping a parcel of sheep which shall be found to have been stolen, they shall re- rent is about 1. po Sterling, but as the greatest part of the lands is out of lease, a considerable rise may be expected There are two good mansion houses, which, if the lands are not sold before . Whit- Tuesday next, will be set either furnished or unfurnished. Application may be made to James Maxwell, esq; of William- wood, Hugh Crawfurd, merchant in Greenock, or Wm. Patrick, W. S. in whose hands are the title deeds. ceive a reward of Twenty Guineas from the Association if the par- cel exceeds ' Two Hundred Sheep or upwards, and so in proportion for a less parcel. 6to. That these resolutions be published four different times in each of the four Edinburgh newspapers, at the distance- of a week from each publication this season, and renewed in the months of July and August next, at the expence of the Members of this meet- ing, and so many copies be printed here, and posted upon the diffe- rent public houses, and at the different Ferrymens houses within the Counties as may be sufficient for that purpose, and a person or persons sent round to have that done immediately. The Meeting entered into several separate resolutions amongst themselves for the preservation of their property, and the more speedy detection of future depredations, which they thought unne- cessary to make public, but which notwithstanding is not the less binding 0n them individually, and on those for whom they aCted, and they give their unanimous approbation to the adoption of the above resolutions. These minutes, consisting of this and the two preceding pages, are signed by each Member of the Meeting for themselves and those they act for, on this last page, and by the Preses and Clerk on this and the preceding pages. ( Signed) DONALD M'LEOD, Preses. ALEX. MACDONELL, Clerk. Extracted by me, ALEX. MACdONElL, Clerk. P. S. SHEEP FARMERS, and DEALERS in all sorts of Sheep, who do not chuse to join the Association, are intimated, That they will, notwithstanding, be furnished by the said Alex, Macdonell ' or any of the Members, with Engraved Certificates, to be used by them in terms of the above resolutions; so that if any will, said r. take the benefit of this intimation, And suffer any inconvenience from the Resolutions being put in praCtise, they will have them- selves to blame. SALE OF LANDS IN PERTHSHIRE. TO BE SOLD BY PUBLIC ROUP, THE Lands and Estate of LETHENDY and others, lying in the ' parishes of I. cthendv, Caputh, and Clunie. Also, the LANDS of MEGINCH and BALGRAY, lying in the parish of St. Martins, all which belonged to Mr. Mercer of Lethendy. The rent of the whole estate is upward 0f 1200l a- year. The lands will be exposed in different lots, according to their contiguity. The day of sale to be afterwards fixed. The title deeds, plans and rentals, may be seen in the hands of James Stuart, writer to the signet, Hope Park. Edinburgh, to whom application may be made for farther particulars. The tenants will show the grounds. FARMS TO LET IN BERWICKSHIRE Fo be LET for such number ol years as may be agreed 0n, and entered to, the Grass at Whitsunday 1799, and the Arable Land at Martinmas thereafter, tHE FARM of BESBOROUGH WEST MAINS, lying in the parish of Eccles, consisting ot 29J acres ot rich arable land, of which iso acres have been in grass for a considcrabie number of years. LIKEWISE, The FARM of LITTLETHANK, the South Field consisting: ' of 31 acres, with a running water passing through the middle ; the North Field , consisting of 21 acres, surrounded with stripes of planting on the north east and ; to which will be added, a Field of t8 acres, richly sown off with grass in 1797 ; also a Field of 16 acres, which has lain in grass for 11 years, and the proprie- tor, if agreeable to a tenant, can also add 21 acres more of rich old grass Offers may be made, or given in in writing, to William Riddell, Esq; W. S. Mr. James Veatch, Mersington, or to the proprietor - at Besborough ; and such as arc not accepted of will be concealed, it desired. The present tenants, or the servants at Besborough, will shew the grounds. ( UPSeT PRICE REDUCED TO L. 8000 STERLING.) LANDs IN PERTHSHIRE. To be SOLD by public roup within the Trades Hall in Dundee, on Wednesday the 17th OCtober 1798, at 12 o'clock noon, THE Lands and Estate of LAURIESTON, and MILL and MILL LANDS of TR0TTiCK, lying in the parish of Long- forgan, and shire of Perth, about eight miles west from Dundee, and three from Polgavie, a shipping port in the Carse of Gowrie. The lands consist of 300 acres or, thereby, of which nearly 80 are under planting, chiefly above II years old, in the most thriving condition A bed of marle, not exceeding three feet from the surface, has discovered on the lands of Laurieston, which will greatly en- , hance their value, besides, there is ail excellent Free Stone Quar- ry on the estate). THere is a good Mansion House on Laurieston, and a Garden, consisting of about three- fourths of all acre, inclosed with high walls, covered 0n both sides with fruit trees of the best kinds; and the steadings and office- houses are in good repair. This estate commands an agreeable view of the river Tay. The lands hold of subject superiors for payment of very trifling feu- duties. "* Application may be made for further particulars to Thomas Mawer, writer in Dundee, trustee on the sequestrated estates of John Wemyss and Sons, merchants there, who will shew the title- deeds, plan, rental of the estate, with the articles of roup, or to James Campbell, W. S.— Ebenezer M'Killop, schoolmaster in Aber- nyte, near Laurieston, will shew the premises. LANDS AND FISHINGS IN PERTHSHIRE. TO BE SOLD, THE LANDS of BALLATHIE and BARONY of KER- COCK, with the Woods, Salmon Fishings, and Pertinents, and also the Right of Patronage of the Parish and Parish Chuich of Kinclaven; all lying in the said parish of Kinclaven, and coun- ty of Perth. i'y the plan and survey of this estate a few years ago, it contains nearly 1450 acres Scots statute measure, 632 acres arable, I07- of fine oak wood, 90 of larix and fir, 271 of very improveable r. mir, and 348 acres of meadow and pasture ground ; and the present rent paid by the tenants, fishings included, after deduCtion of public burdens, is L._ 57t, cs. 2d. Sterling. The tenants are all in good circumstances, and pay their rents punctually at Whitsunday year- ly before reaping the crop, being forehand rent There is a small Mansion- house, Garden, and Offices, with a Pi- geon- Cote, upon the Lands of Ballathie, in the occupation of the tenant; shell marle found 0n the estate, and plenty of moss for fuel ; the farm steadings, mill, & c. are all in good ' repair, most of them have been rebuilt within these 6 years, and several with slated roofs. ' The oak woods upon the premisses are an objeCt worthy of at- tention, though not valued in the rental, as last cutting sold at I.. 1515 Sterling, and will he ready for cutting again in the course of eight years, when a considerable rise- must be expeCted, for seve- ral thousand reserves or standards were left at last cutting, and the woods are all inclosed, and in a very thriving condition A considerable advance of rent may be expected at the termina- tion of tbe current leases; some of them expire in three or four years, and triple rent has been offered by the present tenants. The Salmon fishings might also be made more extensive and valu- able in different places on this estate at a trifling expence. as the river Tay bounds the premisses for several miles; and. indeed the whole of this property, which as yet has been much neglected. may be highly improved when brought into proper cultivation at a mo- derate expence for besides the marle on the estate. itself. lime kilns are within 3 miles of it; and there are many beautiful situations for building, delightful and extensive prospects, in a fine rich fertile country, along the banks of the Tay; only ten miles distant from the town and port of Perth, four from Dunkeld, and three from Cupar and Blairgowrie, to all of which market towns there are good road mostly turnpike;— and the estate will be sold as most agree- able to purchasers. either in whole, or in the three following lots' Lot- I,— Tht LANDS BARONY of KERCOCK, and Fish- ings, with the Woods thereon. Lot II — The LANDS and FISHINGS of BALLATHIE, and Woods, & c. • Lot III.— The RIGHT of PATRONAGE. ; The whole lands, fishings, & c. hold of the Crown, and stand va- lued in the cess- books at L. 1100 Scot.,, yielding nearly Three Votes or Qualifications in the county. A TANWORK FOR SALE— COUNT Y OF PERTH. To be SOLD by public roup, upon Thursday the ill day of Novem- her next. and entered to a; Martinmas first, ALL and Whole that TANWORK at the West End of the l\ Town of CRIEFF. which has been carried on for many years under the firm if James M'Vean and Co. . The Work consist twenty- three Vatts, Eighteen Handlers. Three Baits, Three lime Pits, and One Water Pit; also a Bark Mill. Bark Shades, Drying Shades, with a dwelling- house and Cellars under the shade. At same time there will be sold the whole STOCK in tRADE, consisting of Several Hundred HIDES and CalF SKINS, tanned or in the various stages of manufacture, also some Thousand Stones of OAK BARK in good condition. The premisses will be shewn, and further particulars learned, by applying to Thomas Wright, one of the Partners, and Manager to the present Company, the roup will begin at the Tan work, at twelve o'clock noon. . . Partners In the Srm of JAMES M'VEAN & CO. have agreed and resolved, that the said Company shall be DISSOL- VED at Martinmas next, those indebted to the Company are re- quested to pay their accounts immediately, to prevent prosecution's being commenced against them; and all debts against the Company will likewise be paid by Thomas Wright, who has the sole power to uplift and discharge all claims for or against the concern. Cr. ef, pi OJ. iffi- RANKING OF DUNSTAFFNAGE,. All, Persons having claims against the ESTATE of DUN- STAFFNAGE, are requested to take Notice, that unless they lodge their grounds of debt with oaths of verity thereon, in the hands of the Clerk to the process of Ranking, on or before the 1st of November next, the Decreet of Certification will be immediate- ly thereafter extracted, whereby the Creditors will be excluded from any demand upon the price of the Estate. Not to be repeated . H. S. JEFFREY. Clerk. for further particulars persons intending to purchase may apply to Mr. Macdonald, W. S. Prince's Street, Edinburgh ; and James Bayne, the ground Officer at Ballathie, will show the lands. CHEAP BLANKETS, COUNTERPANES & BED QUILTS. THOMAS HAY, Upholsterer, No. 2, corner of North Bridge Street in the most the Public, That he is returned from the principal manufac- turing towns in England, where he has laid in, with money, a NEW and FASHIONABLE ASSORTMENT of UPHOLSTERY GOODS. The following are a few of the articles A large quantity of English Blan- kets of an excellent quality & remarkably cheap A choice of handsome Marseilles Bed Quilts, all sizes Great variety of beautiful Coun- terpanes, some of them wove in a superior stile of elegance, with devices & fringed, from 8- 4ths to l6- 4ths, the cheapest in town Venetian, Wilton, Kiddermin- ster, and Scots Carpeting, all breadths Handsome Carpets, from 1 to 5 yards wide, wove without a seam, with fancy boders, at 4s. square yard, to be had no Manchester Furnitures Bed Laces and Lines, Tassels & Fringes English Printed Paper Hangings Bed Ticks, Cotton & Linen Hair and Wool Mattresses ALSO A variety of Cabinet Furniture Side Board and Dining Tables Tea, Card, and Work Tables Drawers and Cloth Presses Secretary Desks and Book Cases Large Pier and Dressing Glasses Dining, Drawing, and Bed- room Chairs Knife Cases, and a number of o- ther articles in the Cabinet & Upholstery Lines where else in Scotland T. HAY particularly recommends to the attention of his friends the English Blankets, Quilts, and Counterpanes, as being of an ex- cellent quality, and the cheapest articles of the kind in town ; be- sides the advantage of a large assortment to chuse from, which he will always keep. ESCAPED FROM BURNTISLAND JAiL, On the evening of the 4th instant, or early on the morning of the 5th, , BELL GRIEVE, who was confined on a charge of Child murder. The said Bell Grieve is about 20 years of Age, of a middle size, thin- faced, a fair complexion, with light brown hair; says she was born in Edinburgh, and daughter to John Grieve, smith in the Grass Market. Whoever shall apprehend the said Bell Grieve, and lodge her in any sure jail, or give such information as may lead to her appre- hension, shall receive Five Guineas of Reward, upon applying to any one of the Magistrates. IRISH STATE LOTTERY begins Drawing the 19th November. ENGLISH STATE LOTTERY begins Drawing the 11th Feb. The Tickets and Stampt Shares in the above Lotteries are Selling in the greatest variety of Numbers, and lowest Prices, by MR. NICHOLSON, At his Office, No. 16, Cornhill, London, By whom In the late Lotteries have been SOLD and SHARED, Country Correspondents by remitting Good Bills, at a short date, Bank Notes. Post Office Orders, or Shares of Prizes, may depend on having their orders executed on the same terms as if personally present; and it is requsted they wiil he particular in directing their Commands, the Coachmen, & c. to No. 16, Cornhill. Money for the Prizes as soon as drawn. a farm IN MIDlOTHian TO LET. THE LANDS of neWHALL, in the parish of Stow, and county of Edinburgh, containing about 370 acres',, chiefly of pasturw pround, as prefently possessed by Thomas Paterson Entry at WHitsunday next, 1799. Offers in writing to be made to Harry Davidson,. W. S. No. 11, South Hanover Street. Not to be repeated. FARMS IN TWEEDALE. To be LET upon a lease for 19 years, either in whole, or such parcels as offerers incline, THE Third lot of GRIESTON, as formerly advertised, con- sisting of about 380 English acres of a compact, field, uncom- monly well calculated for the Turnip Husbandry. The several PROPERTIES of CRAIG DOUGLAS, BLACK- HOUSE, and EASTER BOLD, are still Unsold. For further particulars, apply to Andrew Steuart. jun. W. S. LANDS IN PERTHSHIRE TO BE SOLD. To be SOLD by public voluntary roup, within the house of John Crockatt, vintner in Coupar Angus, upon Thursday. thc id No- vember next, betwixt the hours of twelve noon, and one after- noon, THE MIDDLE DIVISION of the LANDS of BARDMONY. on the North of the water of Isla, that belonged to William Ireland, feuar in Bardmony. containing 61 acres or thereby, of good infield and haugh land, as presently posessed by John Dun- can and others, lying in the parish of Alyth, and County of Perth. These lands are pleasantly situated on the North Back of the Isla, within three miles of Coupar Angus, and fifteen of the ports of Dundee and Perth; they may be entered to at Whitsunday next, when the present lease expires and for the encouragement of purchaser, a considerable part of the price will be allowed to re- mainin his hands, to answer an annuity affecting them. The progress of writs and articles of roup, may be seen by ap- plying to John Adamson, writer in Edinburgh, or Edward Warden, writer in Coupar Angus, to either of whom intended offerers may. apply for further information REWARD OF TWENTY GUINEAS HOUSE BREAKING AND. THEFT . Whereas, on the morning of Thursday the 4th of Octo- ber current, the house of JOHN OUTTERSON, Hynd at Caldra, in the parish of Fogo, and County of Berwick, was broke into, and ' a Guinea Note of the Bank of the British Linen Company ; as also, a dark blue Coat, with a red cape, and small yellow buttons; a light blue Coat, and a brown Coat; two pair of Linen Sheets; One Pair of blankets, a quantity ot Children's Clothes ; two Pieces of uncut Linen ; and various other articles of Wearing Apparel, were stolen therefrom. These are therefore offering a Reward of TWENTY GUINEAS to any person ( except the actual offender) who will give such in- formation to Mr. Turnbull, Procurator Fiscal of the Counry at Dunse, so that the guilty persons may be brought to trial and pu- nishment; to be paid by him upon conviction. Dunse, October 9, 1798. N. B.— There was seen a day or two before the said crime was committed, within two miles of Caldra, a suspicious looking man, dressed in a dark blue coat, with a large hole in the back of it, a pair ' darkish coloured corduroy breeches, and black striped stock- ings, whom from certain circumstances, there is reason to suspect may be the offender. To be SOLD by public roup upon Thursday first the 18th inst. 1798 at Mrs. HAMILTON'S House, Pawn Broker, Carrubber'S Close, ALARGE Quantity of OUT- DATED GOODS, Consisting, of men and women's Wearing Apparel, Bed and Table linen, with a number of other articles. All to be sold off without Re- serve.— The roup to begin precisely at II o'clock forenoon. ENGLISH & IRISH STATE LOTTERIES, 1798. ENGLISH STATE LOTTERY IRISH STATE LOTTERy Begins drawing feb. 11, 1799. | Begins Drawing Number 19. THE Tickets, Halves, Quarters, Eighths, and Sixteenths, are now selling in great variety of numbers, and 011 the lowest terms. The Money for the Prizes paid on demand, by HORNSBY & CO. STOCK- BROKERS, At their Old Established State Lottery Office, ( Licenced pursuant to act of Parliament No. 16, Corn HILL, opposite the Royal Exchange, London; Also, at Messrs. Trewman and SON'S, Exeter; and at Mr. THOMAS BILlINgE'S, Liverpool. CAPITAL PRIZES SOLD, SHARED, AND REGISTERED, bY HORNSBY & CO. BY THE KING'S PATENT. TO THE NOBILITY, GENTRY, & c. THE unexampled success which has so eminently attended the use of WHITEHEAD'S ESSENCE of MUSTARD in the cure of Rheumatisms, Gout, Lumbago, Palsy, Complaints of the Stomach, Numbness, & c. and the great improvements, therein made by the inventor in the course of four years extensive public experi- ence, has induced hi » to obtain the King's Letters Patent for his invention, in order to secure his property, and guard the public against SPURIOUS IMITATIONS. It is prepared and sold by the inventor, Mr. R. JOHNSTON, Apothecary, No. 20, Greek Street, Soho. London, in Pills; and also in a fluid state, at 2s. 9d. each box or bottle; and is also sold by his appointment by Mr. A. SMITH, Perfumer. No. 58, North bridge Street, Edinburgh; Buchanan and Mennons, Glasgow; T. Caw, Banff; Morrisons, Perth ; Craigie, Montrose; Mitchell, Aber- deen; Inglis, Dumfries; Palmer, Kelso; Mackintosh & Co. Inver- ness ; and by the Venders of Medicines in every principal town LANDS AND HOUSE IN EAST LOTHIAN TO LET To be LET for fuch number of years as can be agreed upon, and entered to at Martinmas next, . THE LANDS of DODRIDGE LAW, consisting of about 54 acres Scots measure of Arable Land, all presently in Grass. I.— That HOUSE in ORMISTOUN, with the Garden, Stable, and other Offices thereto belonging, as lately possessed by Major Douglas. If more convenient for a tenant, immediate access can be given to the house and offices. - - - For further particulars apply to Mr. James Yule at Ormistoun, to whom or to Mr. Keith, accountant in Edinburgh, proposals for a lease of either of the above subjects may be given in. SALE OF A TAN- WORK HOUSE, AND GARDEN, AT DUNDEE. There will be Sold by public roup, within the Trades Hall of Dundee, upon Friday the 19th day of Oiiober 1798, betwixt tHe hours of 12 noon and 1 afternoon, THAT commodious TAN YARD, lying on the south side of the Cowgate of Dundee, possessed by James Keith, farmer, consisting of 76 Lapping Pits and Handlings, 10 Laiks, 8 Bend Sours, 4 Lime- Pits, 5 Baits, with Water Pits, and a large Bark loir and Drying Shade, under which is a Mill and Stable, Stove and Cellars. There is also an excellent Currying Shop with Shades above, and a Leather Cellar below, lately built— a Warehouse, Cel- lars, Counting house and Leather Shop, Scouring house, and a large' space of vacant ground for extending the Tan Work if necessary, and other conveniencies requisite for such a manufactory. The above to be set up its one lot - At same time will be exposed, in another lot. that large and com- modious FLAT of a HOUSE on the south of the Cowgate of Dundee. with Cellars. Garrets and Garden thereto belonging, all as presently possessed by the said James Keith. The whole of the above subjects to be entered to at Martinmas first. And there will also be exposed the whole Tanning and Currying Utersils which belonged tn the said tan work, with two large Cop- per Boilers and other utensils proper for the manufacturing of Glue. These to be sold in such lots as purchasers may incline. The articles of roup and inventory of writs will be seen in the hands of John Ogilvie, writer, Dundee. To be SolD by public roup within John's Coffee- house, Edinburgh, upon Thursday the 15th day « f November next, at twelve o'clock- noon, - THE LANDS of WESTER CHAPELLAND, and several other Acres of Ground, lying in the Burgh of Culross and its vicinity, extending to 40 acres or thereby. There is a valuable Stratum of Fire Clay on the premises which can be easily wrought, and for which a ready market can be found. The Clay will he. sold either jointly with the grounds or by itself, as purchaserS in- cline, and the acres will be sold together or in lots. Alexander Muir at Culross will shew the subjects. And for par- ticulars application may be made to Joseph Cauvin, W. S. Who is possessed of the titles, and will be ready to treat with those inclin- ing to make a private bargain before the day of sale. - LANDS IN KINCARDINESHIRE FOR SALE. To bE SOLD, by PUBLIC Roup, Within the Royal Exchange Coffee house, Edinburgh, on the 20th day of November next, if not previously sold by private bargain, THE LANDS of PITNAMOON. DRONACHMYRE, and Part of GALLOWHILLOCK being Parts of the Barony of PhEsdo, lying within the parishes of Fordoun. and Marykirk, and county of Kincardine. These Lands consist of about 360 acres arable, 70 of pasture, and 58 of muir, on which there is a thriving plantation of 15 acres:— About one third of the property is let on leases of a moderate endu- rance, at a rent of l. 90. on the expiry of which, a considerable rise of rent will be obtained, and the proprietor has lately, at a great price purchased up the lease on the rest of the property, being a Farm of 220 acres arable besides pasturc, to which a purchaser will have access at Martinmas 1799. . On this farm there is a good Farm- house, lately built, with suitable offices, and it may be readily let at above l. 2oo per annum. These Lands hold of the Crown, and are valued at L -. tr/ i Scots . A purchaser, if he inclines, may have as much more of superiority, as will make up a Freehold Qualification. The public burdens are moderate, and the teinds are valued and nearly exhausted John Gove will shew the marches, arid Mr. Johnston at Pitna- moon,' will give any information that may be required, to any per son desirous of viewing the grounds, and for further particulars, ap ply to Maxwell Gordon, and John Morison, writers to the signet. THE IRISH STATE LOTTERY BEGINS DRAWING the 19th.. The ENGLISH LOTTERY, February 11, 1799. Tickets and Shares are now on Sale, by RICHARDSON, GOODLUCK, AND CO. At their Licenced State Lottery- Offices, No. 104, Cornhill; No. 8, opposite the King's Mews, Charing- Cross, London; and at Messrs. STEVENSON & MATCHETT'S, Printers and Booksellers, Market Place, Norwich; Where No. 9,915, drawn August 17, 1798, a Prize of 5000l. was sold in a Half, a Fourth, an Eighth, and two Sixteen Shares. No. 29,454, drawn August 2, 1798, a Prize of 1o, oool. was sold in a Whole Ticket. No. 35,989, drawn March 22, 1798, a Prize 20, oooI. was sold in Two Fourth, Two Eighth, and Four Sixteenth Share, Also, No. 12,807, the last Prize of .? c, ooci. shared, was sold in Sixteen Sixteenths. And in Lotteries since the year 1767, a great proportion of Capi- tal prizes, too numerous to mention. Country Correspondents may have Tickets and Shares sent them, by remitting Post- Office Orders, Bills payable at sight, or by the. Mail and Stage Coachmen, on the lowest terms. Letters ( Post- paid) duly answered. AT LEITH FOR HAMBURGH, THE TRAFFICKER, RICHARD Yule, Master, Will be ready to receive goods the 15th inst. and will sail without loss of time, with convoy. for freight or passage, apply to the Master, or Wm. SiBBALD and CO. Leith. October 9. 1798. FOR OPORTO. THE NYMPH BRIGANTINE, ALEX. THOMSON, Master, Is now upon the passage to join convoy for Oporto, and intends to lay on for what Wine may offer for Leith and Aberdeen. For lastage by said vessel, please apply to Men- zies and Anderson, Edinburgh, or Black and Knox, Aberdeen. 12th October, 1798; SALE OF A VESSEL ON THE STOCKS AT DUNDEE To be SOLD by public roup, within the Trades Hall of Dundee upon Friday the 19th inst. betwixt the hours of twelve mid- day and one afternoon, That VESSEL presently upon the Stocks, in the yard possessed by Robert Colvill, ship builder at Dundee, admeasuring about 50 tons, ready to launch, 42 feet keel, breadth of beam 16 feet, and depth of hold 7 feet 9 inches; will go upon an easy draught T .. of water, very fit for the fishing or coasting trade. . he articles of roup to be seen in the hands of John Ogilvie, writer in Dundee. Dundee, Oil. 9, lyqU. FARMS IN ANGUS SHIRE TO LET. To be Let and entered to at Martinmas first, THE following FARMS of the ESTATE of CARSE. 1st.— BANKHEAD, consisting of ico acres Arable. 2./:— COTTON, of about 121 acres. 3&— QUILCAE, about 190 acres. These farms lye in the vicinity of Forfar and Marle. Bankhead has an excellent- farm house and offices, and will be set for nineteen years certain; and after for one or two lives. The other two farms are already upon good lives, and will there- fore be let for the endurance of them. Mr. Greenhill at. Old Montrose, by Montrose. will receive offers in grassums, or additional rents, as offerers incline. FARMS IN EAST LOTHIAN TO LET. To be LET for 19 years, and entered to immediately, or at Mar- tinmas, THE FARM of RUCHI. AW MAINS, containing 174 Scots acres, and RUCHLAW WEST MAINS, containing 116 Scots acres, and the Farm ot SEEHOUSE. These farms are most- ly inclosed, and In the highest condition. Upon the first Two farms there is 150 acres of grass sown out with- fallow crop, either dung- ed or limed, there is also 50 acres that was in green crop and plans fallow this last season. All the farms have an extensive right of pasturage upon Dunbar Common. These farms are in the parishes of Whittingham, and Stenton, seven miles from Haddington, and five from Dunbar George Hogg, overseer at Ruchlaw Mains, will show the farms, and offers may be' given in for the whole in one farm, or for each farm separately, to Mr. Cathcart, W. S. Hill Street, Edinburgh; which will be kept private, if required. *, ESTATE IN PERTHsHIRE FOR SALE THE LORDSHIP of KINCARDINE, comprehending the BARONY of KINCARDINE, and LANDS of LURG, with the Teinds thereof included— The BARONY of TULLI- ALLAN, with the Right of PATRONAGE of the Parish Church of Tulliallan. and sundry other LANDS and HERITAGES all lying in the parish of Tulliallan, and sheriffdom of Perth. This estate is delightfully situated on the north side of the Frith of Forth, along which it stretches for upwards of three miles, be- ing about four miles to the westward of CulroSs; theee miles to the eastward of Clackmanan, and twelve miles from Stirling, it contains several young plantations of Fir, interspersed with Oak and Larch, from ten to thirty years old and a great quantity of thriving and valuable full grown Timber of various kinds, beauti- fully disposed through the ground's. The whole estate abounds in coal, and in quarries of excellent Free Stone, particularly the Farm of Longaniret, bordering on the Firth, where Undertakers for Building frequently employ Quarriers, . there being a peir for shipping the stones; there is also Iron Stone on some of the farms.' ' From the nature of the coast, and the great, abundance, of Stone and Timber, the estate affords for Embankments, a considerable. tract of fine rich Groud not less than 1oo be gained from the sea at a moderate expenCe. By an accurate survey of the estate made this Summer, it is as- certained to contain in whole; 1686 acres Scots measure whereof 963 acres are rich Arable Land, 230 acres Pasture, 352, acres Plant- ing, 108 acres Water,. 8 acres Stances far houses and Yards, and 25 acres Small Feus. The present Free Rent is only about L. I Sterling, of which about L. 90 consist Of FeU- duties. but the great- er part of the leases expire in 18oo and 1801, when a very conside- rable rise of rent may be depended upon. ' The valued rent is upwards of L. 1400 Scots, thereby Six Freehold Qualifications in the county, as the whole ef of the Crown . The Old Castle' of Tulliallan is presently in ruins, but many very eligible situations for building upon the lands. The thriving and populous Sea port Town of Kincar ated upon the estate, is erected into a burgh of Barony, a safe and commodious Haven, to which mANy veSSELS b it is believed- thE inhabitants would chearfully contribut building a pier, there are sundry Waste Spots of G: Town, which though not at present rentalled, may be advantage. ' . For further particulars, apply to Messrs Dundas and clerks to the signet. who are ready- to treat for a sale bargain, and wh0 are possessed of the title deeds, a surement of the estate, and a report and estimate by 1 of the value of yhe FarmS, if out of lease.— Thomas Hutchinson baron officer at Kincardine will shew the lands,... Correct Numerical and Register Books are kept, and Tickets and Shares registered at Sixpence per number. Orders accompanied with good bills, payable at sight, or of a sHort date, wiil be punctually attended to.— And Country Cor- respondents are requested not to send money in their letterS; but to procure of the Post- master Orders on London. Letters ( post paid) duly answered, and Schemes gratis. All Shares sold at this Office will be stamped agreeable to Act of Parliament, with the words, " State Lottery Stamp- Office" Bank, India, and South Sea Stocks, with their several Annuities, and all kinds of Government Securities bought and sold by Com- mission. FRIDAY, POST. FROM THE LOnDon Gazette oct. SWITZERLAND. Downing Street, October 9, 1798. BY letters from Switzerland, of the 18th September, it ap- pears, that 0n the 8th and 9th of that month, the troops, of the Canton of Underwalden were, after a most obstinate resistance, totally defeated by the French army. The most horrid carnage ensued. Stanz, the principal town of the Canton has been reduced to ashes, and old men, women, and children, put to the sword without mer- cy. The French had to contend with sixteen hundred of the inhabitants of Underwalden, who were joined by a few hundred Volunteers frora the neighbouring Cantons. As small body of Peasants from Schweitz performed prodigies of valour, and was the means of laving the coloUrS of the Canton. The wretched remains of this unfortunate army have taken refuge in the mountains. Admiralty Office, Oct. 9, 1798. Copy of a Letter from the Right Hon. Lord BridpoRT, K. B. to Evan Nepean, Esq-, dated at Sea, the 4th inst. SIR, I ACQUAINT you, for their Lordships information, that his Majefty's ship Triton joined me yesterday afternoon, ' when I received a letter of the 1st inst. from the Hon. Capt. Stopford, Commander of the Phaeton, of which the following is an extract. I am, Sir, & c. BRIDPORT. Extract of a Letter from the Hon. ROBERT STOPFORD, Captain of his Majesly's Ship PHAETON, to the Right Hon. Admiral Lord BRIDPORT, dated at Sea, the 1st October, 1798. I TRANSMIT to your Lordship a letter which I have this day received from Capt. Gore, informing me of his having, on the 28th ult. captured a French schooner pri- vateer. SIR, TRITON, at Sea, Oct 1,1798. I HAVE the satisfaCtion to inform you, that on the 28th of September last, in a heavy gale of wind, his Majesty's ship under my command fell in with and captured L'Araignee, french schooner privateer, mounting 4 four pounders, and x nine- pounder carronade, but pierced for 10 guns, carrying 38 men ; she had been four days from cape Machichaco, with an intention to cruize three months in the Gulph of St. Lawrence ; she is coppered, built at Liverpool, and ap- pears to sail well. i am, Sir, & c. JOHN GORE. Copy of a Letter from Rear Admiral HARVEy, Comman- der in Chief of his Majesty's Ships and Vessels in the Leeward Islands, to evan, Nepean, esq; dated at Fort- Royal Bay, Martinique, Aug. 8, 1798. i AM to acquaint you for the information of their Lord- ships, that his Majesty's armed sloop Charlotte, commanded by lieut. John Williams, captured the 9th ult. off Deme- rary. River de Este Ondenenung, Dutch privateer schooner, belonging to Surinam, of 8 guns and 38 men, which he sent to demerary; she was upon a three months cruize, had been out 19 days. but made no captures. i have the honour to be. See. HENRY HARVEY Copy of a letter from Vice- Admiral Sir HYDE PARKER, Knt. Commander in Chief of his Majesty's ships and vessels at Jamaica, to Evan Nepean, esq dated in Port Royal harbour, the 27th July, 1798. SIR, HAVING received a letter from Captain Lane, of th_ Acasta. giving an account of the proceedings and success of that ship, and the Ceres, Capt. Otway ; and having also re- ceived a letter from Capt. Eyre, of his majesty's ship Regit- Jus, acquainting me with - the csp'urr of the veffcls therein mentioned, ( copies of which you will receive herewith,) i am to desire you will be pleased to lay the same before the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiral- ty for their information. i have the honour to be, See. H. PARKER. ACASTA, at Sea, Zacheo, S. W. diSTant SIR, seven leagues, July 13, 1798. 7 HAVE the pleasure to inform you, that since my letter of the 9th May, the Acasta and Ceres have taken, burnt, and destroyed, the following vessels, viz. . By the ACASTA. May 1.— The St. Mary, of 4 guns, and 28 men ; pierced for 4 guns. May 12.— St. Antonio ; pierced for 14 guns. may 20.— La Vengeance, 6 guns, 71 men; pierced for 1o guns. June 30.— Le Tromp, 2 guns, 10 men ; pierced for 10 gUnS. July 2.— St. Josef de Victorio, 8 guns, 50 men ; pierced for 16 guns. Burnt. July 13.— St. Michael Acandoa, 6 guns, 28 men; pierced for 6 guns. By the CERES. May 12— Sally, 7 men. May 18.— Goulette, 11 men. May 30.— L'Aventure, 14 men. June 1.— La Mutinie, 18 guns, 150 men ; pierced for 18 guns. Burnt. June 8 — Cargo, 2 guns, 5 men ; pierced for 4 guns. June 20.— Two small schooners. Scuttled. Jane 20.— Two small sloops. Scuttled. The Ceres chaced on the 1st June La Mutinie French privateer brig, of 18 guns, and 150 men, to windward of St Juan; but, from the state of the weather and shoal water, was unable, for some days, to take pos- session. of her; the crew, in the interim, had warped her close in shore for the purpose of defending her from the beach : Captain Otway, however sent his boats the very first moment the weather permitted, ( covering them with the Ceres) under the command of Lieut. Wooldridge, The j enemy having set fire to her quitted, and formed in great numbers on the beach, keeping up a very heavy fire the boats ; while taking possession of her, and striking the co- lours, some of the Ceres shot having taken place below her water line, shs filled, which making it impracticable to bring her off, the fire was permitted to take effect. The St. Josef de Victorioso, of eight guns ( but pierced for 16) and 5o men, from Europe, was chaced on shore bv the Acasta six leagues to windward of St. Juan : the boats of which sh p being fent to take possession, and finding it impossible to bring her off, set fire to and completely destroyed her. The Ceres chaced to windward on the morning of the 6th of May a sail to the eastward into the Mona Passage. Intel- ligence was received, upon which was placed great depen dence, that the French privateers were doing incredible mil- chief off the N. E. end of Porto Rico, and of two spanish frigates being daily expected at St. Juan ; we immediately proceeded thither, and made all the above captures off that port, but both ships being extremely short of provisions and water, the Ceres not having more than two days of all spe- cies on board, I thought it most advisable under the exist- ing circumstances, to recruit at St. Thomas's ; to which island we made the best of our way, and returned in four days from the time we left our former station to it again. I am forry to add that the day previous to our arrival at St Thomas's, one of the enemy's frigates ( the Venus, got into, St. Juan, . the other we are anxiously looking for, and you may rely upon our remaining out until the last moment, in hopes of falling in with her ; having this moment captured a Polacre ship from St. Juan, bound to Vera Cruz, under Greek colours, affords me the opportunity of sending this letter, which ought to have gone by the last prize, but by some accident was left behind. Lieut Denman will be able to give you every information respecting both ships you may wish for. The Ceres is now in chace, and has made the signal for an enemy which we take to be a privateer brig. I have the honour to be. & c. RICHARD LANE. REGULUS, Cape Nichola Mole, SIR, _ July 17, 1798. I HAVE the honour to inform you, that on the 11th inst. having discovered five vessels at anchor in Aguada Bay, • • the north west end of the island of Porto Rico, I manned La Pouline, a french schooner, of 4 guns, and 31 men, which I had captured a few days before, and sent her, toge- ther with the boats of the Regulus, under the command of Lieut. Good, to endeavour to cut them out, proceeding in with the ship for their protection and support the wind un- fortunately failing, neither the Regulus or schooner could get in near enough to be of any material service, the whole effort consequently fell upon the boats ; and it is with great satisfaction I have to add, that through the judicious arrange ment and very spirited Conduct of Lieutenant Good, well supported by Lieut. Holman and the junior officers and men under their command, three ot the largest vessels, con- sisting of A ship, a brig, and an armed schooner, wee brought away, and had there been the smallest breath of wind, the same would have been the case with the other two, both which were also boarded, and in our possession for a considerable time, but it falling a dead calm at the moment the cables were cut, and not having boats sufficient to tow so many vessels, it became necessary to quit some, in order to secure those which appeared of the most impor, tance. I have great pleasure in representing to you the very good conduct and determined bravery which was conspicuously shewn by every officer and man in the boarding and towing out these vessels under a very heavy and incessant fire from the batteries, close to which they had previously been brought as a security from such an attempt. I am sorry in concluding, to be obliged to acquaint you with the loss which We have sustained in Mr. Thomas Finch, Master's Mate, a very promising young man. who was kill- ed by a grape shot from one ot the batteries, and was he only person hurt upon this occasion. I have the honour to be, & c. GEORGE EYRE. From the LONDON PAPERS, Oct. 9. LONDON. No certain intelligence has yet been received respecting the Brest squadron. The Triton frigate arrived at Plymouth on Saturday, which ship was said to have been chaced a few days before by two French ships of war, supposed to be part of the enemy's fleet. It is said that some fresh accounts have been received from the Squadron under the command of Sir JOHN BORLASE WARREN, whs was left in pursuit of the fleet which lately sailed from Brest. A report is current that Admiral KINGSMILL. has fallen in with the Brest squadron and destroyed it— but there seems. no foundation for the report. An Express arrived at Yarmouth on Thursday, for Admi ral Lord DUNCAN O sail immediately, in consequence of a report of the Dutch fleet being out.— Though the wind was at East, the Noble Admiral worked out in less than two hours. In consequence of the British Victory, the Bank Paper ,. t Vienna had risen five per cent. When the Jamaica convov left St. Domingo on the 7th of August. the evacuation of Jeremie was just about taking place, and it was supposed that soon after Cape Nichola Mole would likewise be abandoned. Every thing was quiet at the Islands, but they continued unhealthy. The following curious paragraph faithfully translated from the French Paper Le Clef du Cabinet of the 7th Vende- miaire, 28th September) we recommend to the perusal of the Opposition ; as they have so often made a Common Cause with the French, the latter seem to have taken this occasion of expressing their Alliance with them : " The English mob is, it is said, much satisfied with the victory which NELSON has gained over our squadron, and the British Administration is careful to add as much as possible to the general satisfaction. But NELSON was sent out against Buonaparte throw obstacles in the way of the great expedition 1 has he prevented this expedition from being attended with that success which we might have ex- pected from it ?— This is a question which the English, who know how to think, ask one another. It was not the busi- ness of the English Admiral to destroy some of the French Ships and to lose a great number of his own ; and if the Opposition Party preserve any of their energy, this Admiral will have much difficulty in justifying his conduct.'". The illuminations have been general all over the kingdom, except at Bath and Dorchester. The worthy Mayors of which prohibited any illuminations, on pretence of mobs.— The same worthy Mayor of Bath, generously contributed Two Guineas for the Wounded Soldiers and Sailors in Ad- miral NELSON'S fleet. Saturday a large sum of money, in new coined Guineas and Half Guineas, were sent from the Mint in the Tower to the Bank. in consequence of some words between Capt. C and the Reverend C—— C , both Gentlemen of Ipswich, a challenge was sent by the Captain, and accepted by Mr. C . On Saturday morning the parties met on the race ground, and the accustomed forms having taken place, Capt.. O. fired at his antagonist which happily missed. The Re- verend Gentleman, whose turn it was to fire, discharged his pistol in the air, and the affair ended. Yesterday an Elephant was sold at Garraway's, by public auction, for 255!. A Miss Fearman was lately married, after a courtship of half a century. The " long demurring maid" Was resolved to prove herself worthy of her name. Birth.— The Right Hon. Lady Louisa Brome, Lady of Lord Brome, of a daughter, at the seat of the Marquis Cornwallis. Deaths.— The Right Hon. Edmund Earl of Cork and Or- rery. Colonel of the Somerset Regiment of Militia — Rear- Admiral W. Forbes, at Holbrook, near Wincanton. INTELLIGENCE FROM LLOYD's LIST. " Arrived Hamburgh and 4 Irish Mails— Due 3 Irish " The Tillstone, Campion, from Petersburgh to Liverpool, is burnt near Bornhohn. " The Fame, Ford, from Petersburgh to Liverpool, was lost 28th ult neat Banff, part of the cargo will be saved ' The St Constantine. , from Petersburgh to Liverpool, is on shore near Banff; part of the cargo saved. " The Warre, Lott, from Lancaster to Martinico, is taken and carried into Guadeloupe. " The Hope Loosely. from Deal to Sunderland is on shore near Yarmouth " The Adelphie from Jamaica to London, has been taken near St Domingo, retaken by the Maidstone frigate and gone for Jamaica " The Christian. Christie, from Quebec to Cape Nichola and Jamaica, is taken and carried into Port au Paix " The Kingston Butcher. from Petersburgh to New York, 19 lost on the Isle of Arran, in the Rosses. ' The Shields, Manners, from Petersburgh, has been on fire at Chatham, and received considerable damage " Winds at Deal, Oct. 5, E. 6, S. 7, NN \ V. 8, SSE." STOCKS Rank Stock, Imperial 3 per cent. 4 3 J> tr lint con $ if a j Ditto Ann, 10 Jj- l6ths a It. S per cent Ann a f. | PRICES of GRAIN Yesterdav at Bear KEY English • ' eat 26s to 31s fin. 51s— Barley, 23s. to lis. Fine 18s to 30s.— Oats, Ijs. to 18s. Fine 26s.— Polands, aas> to 15$. Fine 27s 6d Total ,5( 64 Quarters Wheat— Average 46s 7d. 2s ^ d er quarter lower than last week. Our fupply of Wheat yesterday was not very large hence prime samples Were taken off pretty freely, and full as dear as last week, while the middling and inferior qualities remain very heavy sale, having few buyers of such — Barley was plentiful on friday, and cheaper, having but few arrivals this morning; prime samples were sold currently at 29s to 30s.—^ Malt is cheaper, and difficult to sell unless very fine.— Boiling Pease cheaper having a good sup- ply— but good hard Beans ready fair, and cheaper— and fine Oats sold much the same as this dav se'ennight. Prices of Hops in the Borough Market— Pockets per cwt. 81. 9I. 9s.— Bags, 7I. to 81. 8s.— Yearling, 61 to 81. BANKRUPTS. John Champion, of Bristol, Merchant, Thomas King, of Chelsea, Coal Merchant. EDINBURGH. In the next page we have th pleasure to present our Read- ers with an ENGRAVED PLAN of the late GLORIOUS BAT- TLE, taken by an OFFICER on the spot, which conveys a much more accurate and distinct idea of that MEMORABLE EVENT than any thing we have hitherto published. As a number of persons will probably wish t0 preserve this Paper, along wiih the ADVERTISER or Friday last, containing the LONDON GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY, we have subjoined to the PLAN, such authentic particulars as are worthy of being handed down to Posterity. The LONDON GAZETTE, received this day, contains a number of Captures by the BRITISH NAVY.— See the two first columns ot this page. A letter from the best authority states, that the late Alliance betwixt RUSSIA and the- OTTOMAN PORTE, is without any conditions, either Cession of Territory by the Turks, or in- crease of Commercial Privileges ; the CZAR asking only pro- visions for his forces by land and sea.— The first object of the RUSSIANS and TURKS, is to dispossess PASSWAN OGLOU of Widdin, and afterwards to proceed to the Mediterra- nean, to destroy the French Power there. Several more of the Jamaica Fleet are arrived in Clyde, see SHIP NEWS. OF THE BATTLE OF THE NILE, FOUGHT ON THE FIRST AND SECOND OF AUGUST, 1798, BETWEEN THE BRITISH FLEET, COMMANDED BY REAR- ADMIRAL HORATIO NELSON, K. B. AND THE FRENCH FLEET COMMANDED BY VICE- ADMIRAL BRUEYS, IN BEQUIERES BAY, ON THE COAST OF EGYPT. A french Line of Battle. B British Line of Battle. C French Frigates. D The Culloden on shore, as she was leading the First Division. E Batteries which annoyed our ships very much, as they led into action. F French Gun boats, moored a head of the Fleet. G Shoals. H The Town of Aboukir. 1 Mouth of the Nile. K Fort Island. L The Coast towards Rosetta. REFERENCES. M The Coast towards Alexandria, I. The Vanguard. à. The Bellerophon. 3. The Alexander. 4. The Leander, which dropped her anchor in the middle of the Enemy's Line, two ships a head of L'Orient, and raked on each side, j. l'Orient, Admiral BRUEys, of 130 guns, in the Centre of the French Fleet, the Bellerophon and Alexander engaging her on each side. á. The French Ships that escaped. 7. The British Ship, and the French Q The leading Division of the British headed Le Guerrier the Van Ship of the French Line. Five of our Ships went a head, and broUght up on the land side of the French— The Admiral's own Division anchored on the off side of the French thus placing part of their Line to the first Ship a- stern of l'Orient, which formed the Centre and Angle of the French Line, between two fires— The Ships in the Rear in the French Line were, for some hours mere idle spectators. of the action, till some of our Ships, disengaged in the Van, led down to attack them. Le Guillaume Tell and Le Genereux, the two Rear Ships BRITISH LINE. Ctiu. Men. Culloden, Capt. T. Troubridge, 74 590 Theseus, Capt. R. W. Miller, 74 59° Alexander, Capt. Alex. J. Ball, Rear Admiral Sir HORATIO 74 590 Vanguard, NELSON, K. B. 74 595 Capt. EDw. Berry, Minotaur, Capt. Thomas Louis, Capt. T. B. Thompson, 74 640 Leander, 50 343 Swiftsure, Capt. B. Hallowell, 74 59a Audacious, Capt. Davidge Gould, 74 59° Defence, Capt. John Peyton, 74 590 Zealous, Capt. Samuel Hood, 74 J9° Orion, Capt. Sir James Saumarez, 74 59° Goliath, Capt. Thomas Foley, 74 590 Majestic, Capt. Geo. B. Westcott, 74 590 Bellerophon, Capt. Henry D. E. Darby, La Mutine Brig. 74 590 1012 8c68 Deduct the Culloden grounded, 74 590 i the French Line, escaped— L'Orient and Le Timoleon were burnt, and the remaining NINE LINE of BATTLE SHIPS remained PRIZES to the BRITISH.— la Serieuse fri- gate WaS sunk— L'Artemise was burnt, and La Diane and La Justice escaped. Upon the Culloden grounding, the Alexander and Leander were sent to her assistance, to endeavour to get her off. Finding this impracticable, the Alexander made sail, and took her station on the side of L'Orient, opposite to the Bellerophon, and the Leandcr dropped into the position re- presented above. FRENCH LINE. Le Guerrier, .... Le Conquerant, ... Le Spartiate, . L'Aquilon, .... Le Souverain Peuple, Le Franklin, L'Orient, .... Le Tonant, - - - - Le Heureux, . Le Timoleon, - - Le Mercure, .... Le Guillaume Tell, Le Genereux, FRIGATES. La Diane, .... La Justice, .... L'Artemise, . . . . La Serieuse, .... Guns. Men. 74 700 74 700 74 700 74 700 74 700 80 800 120 JOIO 80 806 74 700 7* 100 74 70b 80 800 74 700 48 300 44 300 36 150 36 « 5< 5 1190 10810 938 7478 exclusive of Land Batteries, Gun Boats, & c. 937 considered it as so unlikely that their fleet should be attack- ed in its strong position, that they did not think of return- ing to their respective ships till our Van Ship had got well into the Bay. So little prepared were the French ships on the land side, that even their guns were not shotted. When Le Guillaume Tell and Le Genereux, with the two frigates, fled from the scene of action, the Zealous, com- manded by Capt. HOOD, with a noble ardour pursued them., and was actually firing upon both the line- of- battle ships, when the Admiral judged it prudent to call him back to the fleet. The number of the enemy killed, wounded, and burnt in the battle of the Nile, was FIVE THOUSAND Two HUNDRED and TWENTY- SIX. The prisoners taken by Adm. NELSON, according to the return made by the British Commissary, ?- mounted to THREE THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED and FIVE. Admiral NSLSON'S loss in killed and wounded, was EIGHT HUNDRED and NINETY- FIVE. The example of two fleets fighting in such a position, stands single in the annals of the Navy. The manoeuvre of Breaking the Line, formerly considered as the most desperate attempt, appears now to be reduced to a system, and has hitherto been practised, if not with ease, at least with certainty and success. The skill of our seamen in working their ships, gives out fleets a superiority in their performance of this, which the fleets of no other nation have presumed to emulate. We have no difficulty in saying, that of all the great and glorious Naval Victories that have been obtained during the course of the present war, or in any preceding one, that of Sir HORATIO NELSON is the greatest and most brilliant. There has been no action in which the enemy has sustained so great a loss, and none perhaps in which so much enter- prize, skill, and intrepidity were displayed in the attack. In the open sea, a lesser force may frequently attack a larger to advantage, from the one being in a compact line, and the other dispersed over a wide extent ; but here every ship of the enemy was certain of coming into action, and af- ter a plan of the attack had been formed and executed, all skill in manoeuvring, to which we are supposed to owe much of our superiority, was at an end, and the success of the action seems to have depended upon the cool and determined courage with which each BRITISH SHIP took its station, and the superior effort and gallantry with which our Fleet main- tained the conflict. Let the BRITISH NATION join in the Pious Sentiment of the great and good commander of our Fleet upon this signal occasion, and with all due humility offer up our grateful ac- knowledgements to ALMIGHTY GOD, who has upon this, as on many former occasions, showered his gracious bles- sing on tbe BRITISH ARMS. Rear- Admiral Sir HORATIO NELSON, K. B. and all his CAPTAINS, have Subscribed the following sums, for the re- lief of the Widows and Orphans of those brave Men who gloriously fell in the BATTLE of the NILE : Rear Admiral Sir HORATIO NeLSON, K. B. - - L. ic » Sir JAMES SAUMAREZ, Captain of the Orion, - - 3 ® THOMAS TROubRIDGE, ditto Culloden, • • • - jt » HeNRy DESTERRE DARBY, ditto Bellerophon, - - 30 THOMAS Louis, ditto Minotaur, ...... JOHN PEYTON, ditto Defence, - ------ 30 ALeX JOHN BALL, ditto Alexander, - . . . . JG SAMUEL HOOD, ditto Zealous, ....... JA DAVIDGE GOULD, ditto Audacious, • ..... 3 © - THOMAS FOLEY, ditto Goliath, .-..-.. 30 T. B THOMPSON, ditto Leander, . - .... 30 B. HALLOWELL, ditto Swiftsure, • • - - • - 30 R. W MILLER, ditto Theseus, . ...... 39 EDWARD BERRY, ditto Vanguard, ...... 3A T. M. HARdY, ditto Mutine, .... 30 Capt. DARBY, of the Bellerophon, intended haVing his ship upon the bow of the French Admiral's ship, l'Orient, but by some accident she swung upon her broadside. and in that situation she sustained the heavy fire of L'Oriet till that ship blew up. L'Orient blew up about ten o'clock at night— the Belle rophon was dismasted— The Alexander had suffered much both in the action and by the explosion. but nobly bore up for French ships in the rear of their line, which were at- tacked in succesion by our ships as their opponents had struck in the Van. When the British Squadron was standing into the Bay on the afternoon of 1st all the french Captains were drink- ing coffee with their Admiral on board L'Orient, and they The changes which have lately taken place in the Divan, are in consequence of several members of it having been de- tected in taking immerse bribes from the French, to prevent war being openly declared against the Republic, and it it was declared, to take no effectual measures against BUONAPARTE. We can state on the best authority, that every dispatch which BUONAPARTE has written since he arrived in Egypt has been intercepted ; and we have the pleasure to Know that they contain the most unpleasant accounts of his own situation. Amongst the papers intercepted bv Admiral NELSON is a letter from Gen. BUONAPARTE to his brother, LUCIeN BU- ONAPARTE, Member of the Council of Five Hundred. It contains interesting details respecting his expedition, his si- tuation, and the consequences of the destruction of the French fleet. He complains bitterly of the French Government, which deceived him in regard to the disposition of the inha- bitants - of Egypt, and the means of succeeding in his enter- prize. He represents his situation as extremely critical, from the diminution of his army, by diseases, by the battles he is continually obliged to fight, by the detachments re- quired to preserve the communication between Cairo Roset- ta, and Alexandria, by the garrisons of these towns. and adds these words—" My position is such, that I can neither advance nor retreat." Some letters of inferior consequence have been, taken, one of them from Citizen TALLIEN to his wife in france, points out every hardship they have encountered and adds, " Every Frenchman here asserts that the Directory wish BUONAPARTE dead, for till then there will be no peace, and, on that account, they sent him with this army." * By a letter from on board Lord NELSON'S ship, we are informed, that the Admiral's wound in the forehead, near the eye, was at first considered as dangerous. But all ap. - prehensions are now removed, though i will leave a con- siderable scar, more honourable t0 that Hero than all the coronets, stars, and ribbands with which be can ever be decorated. Admiral, now BARON NELSON of the Nile, is the son of the Rev. Mr. NELSON, Rector of Burnham Thorpe, T H E E D I N B U R GH near Holkham, in Norfolk, and is said to be related to the Walpole family. Admiral NELSON entered early into the service, was a Lieutenant in 1777. and a Post Captain in 1779. - Lady Nelson wass the widow of a West Indian gentleman, and niece to Mr. Herbert, late Governor of Nevis, where she was married to Sir Horatio, and given away by the Duke of Clarence.. The Rev. Mr. NELSON, the father of the gallant Admiral, resides at Round Wood Farm, near Ipswich, beloved and respected by his neighbours. Lady NELSON, since the ab- sence of her husband, has dwelt with him. When Admiral NELSON was last introduced to the King, his Majesty lamenting the Admiral's wounds, said, " You have lost your right arm."—" but not my right hand," exclaimed the Admiral as I have the honour of present- ing Capt. Berry to your Majesty " Much noise has been made for ages about the Source of the Nile, but its Mouth, thanks to Admiral NELSON, will nOW be more famous in history than eVer its Source has been. For the Source of the Nile let philosophers seek, What need we to know but its name ? for NELSON'S brave action shall forcibly speak, That its Mouth's are the Sources of Fame J. B. It is no gascanade in the French Directory to prophesy, that " their fleets must shew themselves more terrible after the moment of disaster ;" for they are then manned with British Tars commanded by British Captains. Yesterday was observed with great festivity by many gen- tlemen, being the GLORIOUS ELEVENTH cf OCTOBER, when Admiral DUNCAN gained a complete victory over the frenCH FLEET, which among other important consequen- ses, prevented, according to the testimony of O'Connor and his Associates, the INVASION Of IRELANd by the French and the Dutch. THE NATIONAL DEBT. The following important particulars are taken from the REPORT of the SELECT COMMITTEE of FINANCE : The National Debt on the 5th April, 1798, was L. 397,087,674 : 13 : 5£ d, and the total annual charge there- of, including Annuities and the sums applicable to the re- duction thereof, were L. 17,795,160 : 4 : ail. The amount of the sum redeemed by the Commissioners for reducing the National Debt was, between the first of July 1786, and the 1st of May, 1798, no less than THIRTY- ONE MILLIONS THREE HUNDRED and NINE THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED and EIGHTY- TWO POUNDS. The sum annually applicable to the Reduction of the National Debt, amounted on the 1st of May, 1798, to L. 9,919,8733 1od, which, at the present price of the 3 per cents, will purchase near EIGHT MILLIONS per annum. From the accumulation of interest, the Sinking Fund for reducing the National Debt, will now increase with amaz- ing rapidity ; and One per Cent, being paid to the Commis- sioners for all the New Debt that has been borrowed this war, or will be borrowed afterwards ; this will reduce the New Debt with still more rapidity than the Old— and the reduc- tion goes on in the same manner in War as in Peace. The Surplus of the Consolidated Fund in this quarter is upward of A MILLION STERLING— this is no bad accompa- niment to NELSON'S victory. It is said, that in the Chancellor of the Exchequer's pro- ject of finance for the opening of Parliament, one article will be a plan for the sale of the House and Window Taxes, in the same way as the Land Tax is now offered to the Pub- lic : And another, a round tax an personal property, to the discovery of which, through all its ramifications, he has now a perfect key. IRELAND. IRISH PARLIAMENT. HOUSE OF COMMONS. Thursday, Oct. 5. " Lord CASTLSREAGH rose to call the attention of the House to a subject which must fill every mind with satisfaction — the important and decided victory obtained by the gallant Admiral Sir HORATIO NELSON over the French Fleet in the Mediterranean ; a victory, at this crisis the most glorious to the BRITISH ARMS, and most important to EUROPE; The. annals of the British Navy, enriched as they are by innu- merable triumphs, furnished scarcely one so complete in its nature, so important in its consequences, or so glorious to the Empire as the present. It was obtained by a force con-, siderably inferior to the enemy, through that characteristic, spirit and gallantry of the Officers and Seamen which Has ever rendered Great Britain invincible on her native element. It was a blow irretrieveable to the Naval Strength of the ene- my ; and while it would teach France to humiliate her am- bitious hope of ever being able to cope with the Naval Power of GREAT BRITAIN, it would exhibit to France, and the Surrounding world the strength and resources of the BRITISH EMPIRE, and give new energy to the spirit of the BRITISH NATION, at he same time that it would render GREAT BRI- TAIN the rallying point for the dispirited Monarchs of Eu- rope, who would, it was to be hoped, from this glorious event, gather courage to unite their scattered strength against the common enemy of all settled governments, and crush him in that, quarter where only he could pretend to claim any, su- periority— namely, in his Land Force. For if these Mo- , narchs hoped to negotiate themselves out of the difficulties in which they were involved by France, they would find themselveS most miserably deceived, and have bitter cause to repent that despondence and pusillanimity which now de- graded them to a crouchant humiliation at the feet of France, and for which they should atone to their subjects and to the civilized world, by rallying round GREAT BRITAIN, and by a gallant and united effort, rescue themselves from the insolent and dictatorial tyranny of the French Yoke. His Lordship concluded by three successive motions for the thanks of the House to be presented— first to Si- HORATIO NELSON, Bart K. B. Admiral of the Blue, for his brilliant Victory over the french fleet in the Mediterranean, on the THRICE GLO- RIOUS and EVER- MEMORABLE FIRST OF AUGUST.— Second- ly, to the gallant Officers of the Fleet and, thirdly, to the brave Soldiers and Seamen under his command, for the valour evinced by them on this glorious occasion. These motions, which were seconded by the Right Hon. CHAN- CELLOR of the EXCHEQUER, were agreed to unanimously. " Lord CASTLEREAGH again rose and observed, that while the House paid its tribute to our brave soldiers and seamen for their gallant conduct abroad, it was impossible to pass by the gallant and arduous services of our troops at home, without paying that tribute; of applause so justly due to their meritorious. conduct. In adverting to the respective con- duct of the different branches of the army, there was one which certainly challenged the first notice : It was the brave YEOMANRY CORPS of IRELAND, whose services had effected the salvation of this country and our glorious Con stitution. ' " Next to the Yeomanry the gallant conduct of the BRI- TISH MILITIA Regiments challenged the gratitude of the nation ; those brave corps, though only obliged by law to serve in their native country, yet the moment they heard that Ireland was in danger, impressed by a sense of loyal duty to the common Sovereign, and regard to the safety and happiness of the British Empire, they gallantly volun- teered their services, and solicited to be sent hither for the defence of Ireland. After paying like compliments to the Other Military Corps, his lordship moved, that the ap probation and thanks of that House be expressed to the Yeomanry, Militia, and other troops in Ireland, for their loyal, patriotic, and gallant conduct during the Rebellion." This motion was also seconded by the Right Hon. the Chan cellor of the Exchequer, and passed unanimously. " Passed a Resolution for a Vote of Credit not. exceeding One Million sterling, to be granted for the support of any exi gency during the Recess of Parliament. DUBLIN, Oct. 6. " The enthusiasm of joy with which the glorious news of yesterday was received, afforded to the Citizens of Dublin a degree of gratification to which they had for a long time been strangers ; even the rankest rebel in society dared not to evince any sorrow for the disasters of the French. To those who are still capable of Treason, the ill fortune of their friends is motive enough to disclaim the alliance. The most brilliant illuminations took place, Chearfulness and gaiety enlivened the whole evening ; parties of Gentlemen paraded the streefs to A late hour in the night singing " God Save the King," " Croppies lie down," and other loyal songs. Bonfires, and every other appearance of rejoicing, were profusely conspicuous throughout the whole city. " Tuesday night, the Derry Mail was stopped between Ardee and Collon, by three men well armed, who carried it entirely away, with the horse upon which it was con veying. " The house of Valentine Dunn, Esq; at Dundrum, was broke open and plundered on Friday night last. That of Alderman Trulock near Ball's- bridge, was completely rifled on the preceding night. " The Rev. Dr. Ryan fortified his house in the county of Wicklow against plunderers ; but finding Holt's party grow- ing daily more formidable, he quitted his house, and offered it and his offices as a barrack to Government. The rebels having heard of this offer, set fire to the Doctor's house in three places on Friday last ; the fire was soon extinguished by the activity of his neighbours.— On the same day the house of Mr. Butler, the Doctor's neighbour, and a Yeoman, was burned to the ground. " At the Assizes in Ireland, the trials have been very numerous, and many persons convicted of murders, rob- beries, & c. had sentence pronounced upon them according to their various crimes. " Last week, Mr. Parsley, his wife and son, went to their farm at Templeodigan, to attend their harvest, but they were attacked at night by the Insurgents, and Mr. Parsley is since dead of his wounds and the widow and son are scarcely alive. All the Protestants in that country and Old Ross, have fled into town, and left their proper- ties, at the mercy of the Rebels. '< A Petition has been presented to the Irish House of Commons, from the Freeholders of King's County, pray- ingi that no person who has been engaged in the rebellion shall be allowed to carry arms ; and that every one claiming a right to the elective franchise, shall take an oath that he has not been an United Irishman, a Defender, or in any way engaged in the Rebellion." The speech of HENRY IV. to the Prince of WALES con- tains , the arguments we may vary naturally imagine passed in the Directory of France when they planned BUONA- PARTE'S expedition to Egypt. ' Human nature is nearly the same in all. ages", and none could paint it with more truth than SHAKESPEARE- . — " Heaven knows, my friends, By what by paths, and indirect crooked ways, We met this dignity ; and we ourselves know well How troublesome it fits upon our heads. It seems in us On Wednesday the Magistates and Council of Edinburgh resolved to transmit a congratulatory address to his MAjes- TY, on the late glorious victory of his MaJesTy's un- der the command of Admiral Lord NELSON of the NILE ; and have requested a meeting of the principal inhabitants, , relative to the opening a subscription for relief of the wi- dows, families, and relatives of the seamen and marines killed or wounded on board Lord NELSON'S fleet; and au- thorized the Lord Provost, in name of the community, to subscribe One Hundred Guineas. But as an honour snatch'd with boisterous hand, And we have many living to upbraid Our gain of it by their assistances. We are not firm enough, since griefs are green And all out friends, which we must make our friends, Have but their stings and teeth newly ta'en out, By whose fell working we were first advanced, And by whose power we well may lodge a fear To be again displac'd : Which to avoid, We'll cut them off, and have a purpose now To send out many to the Holy Land, Lest rest and lying still. may make them look Too near into our state. therefore, my friends, Be it our course to busy giddy minds With Foreign Quarrels ; that Faction hence born out May waste the memory of former days." BRITISH NAVY. MERCHANTS HALL, Edinburgh, 11th Oct. 1798. AT a MEETING of the Right Hon. the Lord Provost, Magis- trates, and Council, with some of the Principal Inhabitant of the City of Edinburgh, It was resolved to open a SUBSCRIP- TION for the ReLiEf of the Fathers, Mothers, Widows, and Children, or other relatives, who depended for support on the Brave MeN who so nobly Fought and Fell in the SERVICE of their COUNTRY , and also for the Relief of such as have been Wounded, in tbe Glorious Victory obtained by the BRITISH FLEET under the Command of admiral LORD NELSON of the NILE, over a Superior FRENCH FLEET on the Coast of Egypt, on the 1st of Auguft 1798: To be Applied for these Purposes Only; UNDER THE MANAGEMENT OF Lieut.- Col. Ayton Lieut.- Col. Crichton Lieut.- Col. Murray Lieut.- Col. Hay Adam Rolland, Esq; Advocate John Wauchope, Esq; W. S. Hugh Corrie, Esq; W. S. Walter Hog, Esq; Banker. William Coulter, esq; Hosier. James Jackson, Esq; Merchant. William Dalrymple, Esq; Admi- ral of Leith Thomas Smith, Esq Baron of Canongate and Calton William Hall, Esq; Baron of Easter and Wester Portsburgh W. Fettes, Esq; Master of the Merchant Company- George Smith, esq; Master of the Trinity House, Leith Walter Wood, Esq; Merchant J. Hutton, Esq; one of the Ma- gistrates of Leith Barclay Fyfe, Esq; Master of Traffickers James Kerr, Esq; Banker, Leith Robert Strong, Esq; Merchant John Scougal, Esq; ditto Thomas Williamson, Esq; ditto Bailie Calder, Portsburgh Bailie Clephane, Canongate Bailie Boog, ditto Right Hon. The Lord Provost, The Lord President, The Lord Chief Baron. The Lord Justice Clerk, The Lord Advocate, Sir William Forbes, Bart. Sir Ralph Abercombie, K. B. Sir John Inglis, Bart. Thomas Elder, Esq; of Forneth Baillie Eyre Baillie Spankie Baillie Henderson Baillie Hill Charles Kerr, Esq; Dean of Guild Arch Gilchrist, esq; Treasurer Convener Ranken Willm Ramsay, Esq; of Barnton Gilbert Innes Esq; of Stow William Simpson, esq; Banker George Ramsay, Esq; Banker Andrew Bonar, Esq; Banker John Hay esq; Banker Samuel Anderson, Esq; Banker William Forbes, Esq; Banker Alexander Wallace, Esq; Banker Right Hon Lord Armadale, George Kinnear, Esq; Banker, James Clerk, Esq; Sheriff Dep. Commissioners Reid & Sir Chas. Preston of the Customs Commissioners Brown and Grahame of the Excise SUBSCRIPTIONS RECEIVED THIS DAY The Lord Provost for the City of Edinburgh, L. IO' The Lord Provost for himself, Col. Aytoun, by desire of the Committee of Ma- nagement of the Royal Edinburgh Volunteers, Colonel Aytoun, R. E. V. Major Hope, R. E. V. Alexander Boswell of Blackadder, Capt. J. Plenderleith, Royal Mid Lothian Artillery, N. B. subscriptions will be received by the Committee at tbe Merchants Hall, from Eleven to Three o clock, and at the Banks, and all the Banking Houses. We have received as many accounts of the general re- joicing for the late victory, from many places in Scotland, as would fill a complete paper ; besides those mentioned in last ADVERTISER, we have received accounts from Lanark, Cupar, St. Andrew's, Alloa, Arbroath, Forfar, Jedburgh, Hawick. North Berwick, See. At Gatehouse of Fleet, Mr. MURRAY of BROUGHTON, proprie- tor at that Burgh, and the Estates adjacent, ordered an excellen- Bullock to be killed, and served up in a dinner to the inhabitants of the Town and neighbourhood, in order that the late very im- portant Victory might be celebrated with every possible festivity. Accordingly on the 8th inst. upwards of four hundred persons of respectability Were entertained by Mr. MURRAY on the street of the town with an elegant dinner, and as much ale and punch as they chose to accept of. Mr. MURRAY gave an elegant enter- tainment also to a number of Gentlemen in the burgh and neigh- bourhood, whom he honoured with his company till a late hour. Many Loyal and Constitutional Toasts were drunk on the occa- sion, and accompanied by vollies of the LOYAL GATEHOUSE VOLUNTEERS, commanded by Capt. BIRTWHISTLE, who in the forenoon had a grand field- day in honour of the occasion. In the evening the burgh was splendidly illuminated, as was also Mr. Murray's mansion- house at Cally, and several devices of transpa- rency, applicable to the glorious event, were displaycd in the windows of the burgh. Every sentiment of loyalty and attach- ment to our unrivalled Constitution was displaycd on the occasion, ' and the day was concludcd with the utmost decorum and propriety. 1 PORTPATRICK, 9th Oct. 1798. •' The rejoicings here for ADMIRAL NELSON'S victory were be- yond all Former example. The expression of loyalty was un- bounded, and was the more pleasing as it was unpremeditated. The Rev. Mr. MACKENZIE, Minister of this place, gave the signal, by illuminating the Manse, and, in less than a quarter of an hour, the whole town was in a blaze. The public offices, the Customs," the Excise, the Post- office, and the office of the Inspector Gene- ral, were splendid. The Custom House in particular, which . stands in the centre of the town, was lighted on all sides, and afforded no bad representation of the French Admiral's ship on flames, the Youth of the place completed the Glory by con- verting, amidst repeated huzzas, a tar barrel into a bonfire. " the company then adjourned to the Inspector's Office when the General began a round of Toasts truly patriotic, such as, May the Land of Egypt always lead to the House of Bondage May, the French Armies be thrown to the Arabs— May Admiral NELSON long live to beat the French with one hand— May the Red Sea, if they should attempt it, continue to overwhelm the Enemies of God, & & c. I have only to add, that, as the night began with patriotism, it ended with Religion. The moment the clock struck twelve, ( saturday night) the lights were extinguished, and the company rose to prepare themsleves for joys more devout; and to express an atitude more soLomn, such are the exercises of the Real Illu- minati, and such the respect entertained here for the Sabbath." The Gentlemen of CALLAnder assembled on Monday eVening to celebrate NELSOn's Victory, round a blazing bonfire in the Square, whose flashes brightened the skies and overtopt the houses. The bands of muslic belonging to five recruiting parties, with the Volunteers of the place, and others, marched round to keep off the multitude. Many loyal and constitutional toasts were drank, under repeated vollies of musquetry, commanded by two officers of the army, the ringing of bells, and loud acclamations; particu- larly,. The King and Royal Family— The Ministry and Parlia- ment— The gallant Admiral NELSON, and may the gratitude of his country equal his merit— His brave Officers and Tars, and may they emulate his prowess— Lord HowE— Lord ST. VINCENT — Lord Keith— Lord DUNCAN—. The glorious 1st of August 1798— The Navy and Army, long may they be the pride of their country, and the terror of its enemies— May the British flag sweep the seas from the Thames to the Ganges— A meeting between Lord BRIDPORt and the Brest fleet— The Viceroy of Ireland and his Army— the Lord Lieutenant of the County, his Deputies, and Assistants— Lord Perth and the CALLANDER VOLUNTEERS — the Plough, and success to Agriculture— Manufactures and Commerce— A good sale to Cattle. The company marched to the Star Inn, the illuminations on either hand making the street clear as day, where the same toasts were repeated ; and the even- ing concluded with a ball, which the Ladies did them the honour to attend. The following paragraph is copied from a London paper: FORGERY ON THE BANK OF ENGLAND. In consequence of forged Bank Notes being put in circulation in different parts of Lancashire, measures were, taken to trace from whence they had been issued; and a variety of circumstan- ces transpired to mark out Mr. J— C—, as an object of suspicion. On Wednesday last a number of Peace Officers went to his house at Whiston, near Prescot, Lancashire, and took him into custody, and on the premises they seized the copperplates from which the forged Notes appear to have been printed, together with a num- ber of counterfeits in various stages, some with complete impres- sions, and others, in an unfinished state. and also different tools, supposed to have been made use of in forming and graving the plates, besides paper resembling that issued by the Bank ; ink, a rolling- press, and, in short, every implement and material ne- cessary for carrying on this nefarious employment. After a long examination before a Magistrate, Mr. C. was committed to gaol for a further hearing. Mr. C. is a man of considerable property, sufficient for his support in a respeCtable stile of independency.— He is about fifty- two years of age. He has given evident proofs of an almost unlimited versatility in the mechanic arts, joining a quickness of invention with a facility and exactitude of execu- tion that have been seldom found to unite in the same person.— By directing these rare talents to their proper objeCt, he unques- tionably might hare rendered himself not only opulent, but res- pectable in that society, which are supposed to hare suffered by his former practices. He has for many years been suspeCted as a counterfeiter of the current coin. All that is within the compass of manual operation, this man's ingenuity is supposed to be compe- tent to perform. The most complicated pieces of machinery are, on the first view, familiar to his comprehension He was brought up to the business ot a watchmaker ; he projected and executed many engines for cutting out from the metal wheels and other parts of watches and clocks thereby greatly abridging manual la- bour. He is esteemed an exceeding skilful engineer, particularly in the construCtion of mills and other works operating by the force Of water or steam. He was a mathematical instrument maker and an optician ; his telescopes are much esteemed. He was an organ builder, his first organ was made entirely with his own hands before he had seen the internal part of any instrument upon that mode of construction. He constructed a hand mill for grinding corn for the use of his own family, and this kind of mill is now in much use in many parts of the kingdom; he thereafter end- ed at Whiston, the place of his nativity, a windmill upon a new construction. This mill is so contrived, that those who have ex- amined it concur in allowing, that, with a small press of wind upon the sails, it is capable of a more powerful operation than any mill of equal dimensions. He praCtised Physic and Surgery To this occupation he dedicated part of two mornings in each week Patients flocked to him from the circumjacent parts to the distance of ten or fifteen miles. His house was on his pub- lic mornings, commonly visited by from twenty to fifty people of both fexes and all ages, soliciting relief from the diversified af- flictions incidental to the human body. To such whose circum- stances would not admit them to pay, he administered his advice and medicines gratis — On the Sunday morning before his appre- hension, he was consulted by above forty patients. The father of the above unfortunate person is stll living; he retired from busi- ness near twenty years ago; he survived the shock occasioncd bv one son suffering death for coining, how the fate of the other will effect him, time will show. Several persons have been taken into custody as accomplices. We hear that Mr. RAEBURN has just finished a very strik- ing portrait of Mr. ELDER, which was painted at the par- ticular request of the Senatus Academicus of the University of Edinburgh. It is to be hung up in their New Buildings, of which he laid the foundation when first Lord Provost of this city.— It is with pleasure we remark, that the merits of this deserving Magistrate. who distinguished himself so pe- cularly in the preservation of the public peace, have been recognised by this learned and respectable Body. The Circuit Court of Judiciary was opened at Ayr, on Sa- turday last, by the Right Hon. Lord CRAIG.— No criminal business depending before the Court— Lord CrAiG gave judgment in three cases of appeal. On the night between the 28th and 19th of September, the Fame, ot Liverpool, John Ford, master, loaded with flax, iron, and tallow, was put on shore during a hard gale of wind from the N. E. about two miles to the weft of Banff, and is totally wrecked, and two of the crew unfortunately drowned.— Part of the cargo, by the activity of the Banff Volunteers, will be saved. Same night, a large Russian brig, bound to Liverpool, loaded with flax, iron, and deals, was put on shore at Gar- denstown— the crew, and greatest part of the cargo, faved. On Wednesday fresh herrings caught in the Frith, near Kincardine, were sold in Edinburgh market at a penny a piece. price of best Oatmeal, 13d. the peck. Tuesday last, Mrs. Dundas of Arniston was safely deli- vered of a son, at Melville Castle. On the 8th inst Mrs. Kennedy of Underwood, was safely delivered of a daughter. Upon the xoth curt, was married here, George Gibson, Esq; of Brewlands, to Miss Jessy Wightman; youngest daughter of John Wightman, Esq; late of Maulsley. Married, at Leith, on the 9th inst. Mr. Alexander George Milne, merchant, to Miss Margaret Ogilvie, eldest daughter of the late Capt. John Ogilvie of his Majesty's Excise yacht. On the 8th instant, was married, at Elgin, Samuel Mad- den, Esq; Captain in the 15th foot, to Miss Margaret Cum- ming, eldest daughter of Col. Cumming Gordon of Altyre. Lately, was married, at Berwick- upon- Tweed, Dr. John Turnbull, physician, Felton, to Miss Mary Weddel of Mou- son, Northumberland. Married, on Monday last, Mr. William Thomson, mer- chant in Glasgow, to Miss Margaret Miller, daughter of the deceased Mr. George Miller, merchant there. Died at Dublin, the Right Hon. and Right Rev. Dr. HENRY MAXWELL, Lord Bishop of MeATH. Died on Thursday se'ennight at Desart, Ireland, the Rev. Bellingham Swan, aged 1O2 years : he was curate to DEAN SWIFT. Notwithstanding his great age, he retained his fa- culties to the last hour of his existence. Died, at Ramoir, the 19th September last, John Hogg, Esq; of Ramoir, aged 65 years. John Campbell, of Ensay, died at his house in Harries, the 25th August last. Mrs. Davidson, wife of the Rev. Dr. Davidson, Principal of Glasgow College, died there on the 5th current. Died, at Dumfries, on Monday last, Capt. James Thom- son, aged 81. , Mr. James Rennie, jun. merchant in Leith, died there on the 19th ult. Mr. Andrew Henderson senior, writer in Selkirk, died on the 3d inst. Friday last, died here, much regretted, Lieut. Ransh, of the Artillery company belonging to the Shropshire Militia.— His death was occasioned by a fall from a very unruly horse on the preceding Wednesday, in returning to town from Queensferry. Lieut. Ransh was about 21 years of age, of amiable manners, and well connected. He was interred on Wednesday in the Greyfriars church- yard with military ho- nours. The precession from the Castle was grand and awful- ly solemn. At the grave the burial service was read by the Rev. Mr. CLEEVE, and three volleys were fired over it by the artillery company. The Lord Provost, Magistrates, and Council have elected William Dalrymple, Esq; Admiral of Leith. Thomas Smith, esq; Baron Bailie of Canongate— And William Hall, Esq Baron Bailie of Portsburgh, MAGISTRATES OF ARBROATH. DAVID BALEOUR, Efq; Provost. Messrs, William Milne, James Johnston, j James Bremner, Dean of Guild. Charles Fordyce, Treasurer. Thomas Wightman, Convener of the Trades. MAGISTRATES OF OLD ABERDEEN. HUgH LESLIE, of Powis, Esq; re- eleCted Provost. Messrs. Robert Eden Scott, Dr. William Jack, Ballies. John Gray, ( Alexander Smith, John Irvine, sen. Treasurer. MAGISTRATES OF NORTH BERWICK. Thomas Millar, Esq;.. Charles Dalrymple, Esq; Mr. Alexander Crawford, Treasurer. DUMFRIES RACES. Tuesday a purse of 50I. was run for at Tinwald Downs, Mr. Oswald's brown gelding - - 5 a J Sir H Williamson's bay horse Septem - I dr. Mr Day's brown gelding - - % 4 dr. Mr. C. Clavering's bay horse Chiron - 41a Lord Darlington's chesnut colt Raby - 3 3 dr. Wednesday, Lord Darlington's bay horse walked over the course. Thursday, a purse of 15 guineas for beaten horses was run for, and won by Mr. Clavering's bay horse Chiron - - I J Mr. Day's brown gelding ... t jr, The produce- sweepstakes of 50 guineas each was won by Mr. Oswald's grey filly I Mr. Maule's brown filly ... % On Friday, the Dumfries and Galloway Hunt gave an elegent ball and supper, A few days ago, one of the homeward- bound ships, sa- luting the town of Liverpool, unfortunately fired a gun that was shotted, which carried off the arm of one Robert M' Combe, cooper, of Greenock, aged 64 years, standing near the Old Dock Gates ; tore open the breast of Mr. William Trasare, a fine young man, mate of the ship William ; and killed one Dennis Burn, a young man about 11 years of age an apprentice in the rope walk of Thomas Staniforth, Esq that was standing near the bridge of the Old Dock. Mr Trasare, we are concerned to say, died in a quarter of a hour after the accident. Robert M'Combe was immediately taken to the Infirmary, and is in a fair way of recovery, which it is hoped will be effected, as the entire support ot a wife and four children depends 0n his labour. We are sorry to mention a melancholy, accident.— Mr George Ross, of Bonington, had all the country people in the neighbourhood assembled upon the occasion of the late Vic- tory, and, on the firing of a cannon, while two men were too near to the mouth of it, one of them was so much wounded on the thigh that he died on Sunday morning other is very much hurt, but is in a way of recove On Tuesday a respite came from the Duke of for seven days, for Joass Robertson and George condemned at last Circuit, held at Stirling, for ro Ferguson, a private of the 5th militia. Modern Husbandary has introduced many Important im- provements in the rotation of crops, but few more advan- tageous than the late one, of sowing turnips after flax or hemp. Many useful discoverics have been gradually intro- duced in the feeding of domeitic animals by our English.. farmers, but there are many roots that have been but little attended to; of this number is the Parsnip, which from its containing a large portion of the Saccharine principle, must be highly nutritious. It is much cultivated at Guernsey and Jersey, and extremely profitable for fattening hogs & poultry. Last week a cabbage stock of an extraordinary size was brought to Dundee from the garden at Belmount Castle. It weighed not less than 40 lb. From the stalk a number of stocks of the ordinary size branched out. A singular instance of the mildness of the season, com- pared with former years— There are now in Mr. Deuchar's garden, Morningside, near Edinburgh, two pear- trees with a second crop of pears the size of goose- berries. One jar- ganelle pear- tree, from which a great quantity of ripe pears were taken a month ago, is now in full blossom. There are also several apple- trees and red roses full blown.— In the fanie garden one grain of barley produced 57 stalks, 55 of which came to maturity ; the least head contained 16 grains, and he largest ao. One grain of Botany Bay oats produced IJ stalks, and one grain of wheat 19 stalks ; all of which ri- pened, and produced a very great quantity. SEQUESTRATIONS, See. JAMES MITCHELL, Merchant and Confectioner in Nether Te- nements of Caldhame. Creditors to meet in Martin's, Brechin, 011 the 14th inst. at l z o'clock, to chuse a factor, and on the 7th of November to chuse a trustee. Creditors of WILLIAM LOrIMER in Kaimieshall, some time mer- chant and spirit dealer in Dumrfies. now in Penpont, to meet in the George Inn Tavern, Dumfries, on the 15th inst. at 12 o'clock, t > give directions to the trustee. The public examination of THOMAS MILNE, jun. Leather mer- chant in Edinburgh, to be on the 13d curt and the 9th Novem- ber, at one o'clock, in the Sheriff Clerk's Office Creditors to meet on the loth November, in John's Coffee- house, at 12 o'clock, t » give Instructions to Thomas Pear, writer to the signet, the trustee. and to lodge with him their claims, with oaths of verity, between . and the 24th June, or to have no share in the dividends, The public examination of Mrs. and Mr. ATCHISON, Haber- dashers or Cloth Merchants in Dumfries, to be 0n the 18th inst. and the 2d November, at 12 o'clock, in the Sheriff Clerk's Office, Dumfries. Creditors to meet on the 3d November, in the King's Arms Inn, Dumfries, at 12 o'clock, to instruct Robert Wilkon, far- mer at Netherwood, the trustee, and to lodge with him their claims, with oaths of verity, between and the 6th of June, or I* have no share in the first distribution. The public examination of MARY GALL, Broker in Edinburgh, to be 011 the 23d inst. and the 6th November, in the Sheriff- clerk's Office, at 12 o'clock. Creditors to meet in John's Coffee- house, on the 7th November, at 12 o'clock, to instruct Peter Scott, the trustee, and to lodgi: with him their claims, with oaths of verity, between and the 15th June, or to have no share in the first distri- bution. , - . . . • The public examination of JOHN DURNO, Advocate in Aberdeen, to be on the 20th inst. and the 3d of November, in the Sheriff's Court- room of Aberdeen, at 12 o'clock". Creditors to meet 0n the 5th November, in Ronald's, Aberdeen at 12 o'clock, to In- struct Arthur Dingwall Fordyce. the trustee, and to lodge with him their claims, with oaths of verity, between and the icth of June, or to have nO share in the first distribution. The John & Nancy, Barry, arrived at Dundee from Peters- burgh, parted with convoy 1st October, on the coast of Norway It consisted of the Jean, Taylor; Margaret, Kinnear ; Diamond, Keillar; Mary, Gorey; Two Brothers, Key ; and Mary, Ritchie, all from Petersburgh ;— and the Will & Jean, Deuchars, from Dantzick, protected by two English and five Russian men of war. Arrived ia Clyde. Endymion, Ewing; Favourite, Littlejohn { Unity, Service; Peggy, Boyd; and Elizabeth, Raside, all from Jamaica; General Prescot, , from Quebec; Mary, Johnston Jane & Kitty, Forrest, both from Lisbon. The Friendship, Selanders, from Grecnock, with tobacco, ar- rived at Bremen, the 2oth ult. The Brothers, Wylie, it arrived at Liverpool from Jamaica, SOUND INTELLIGENCE. Passed upwards, Sept. 15; Enterprise, Malcolm ; Trusty, La- verock ; Elizabeth, Robb ; Nancy, Cargill; James, Murison ; Peg- gy, Caithness ; and Hope, Hanton. Passed downwards, Sept. 29 Savannah, Hardie; Olive Branch, Harlow, and Alexander. Young. This morning the above vessels arrived under convoy of the Lord Hood armed ship, from Leith. The Champion and Busy, with the fleet, remain windbound. Sept 29— Yesterday morning, the Champion, Capt Raper, the busy brig cutter, Capt. Ommaney, and the Lord Hood armed ship, sailed hence with the ships under convoy from the Baltic, together with the ships of his Imperial Majesty, five ships of the line and one frigate. The ship mentioned in Lloyd's List, to be on fire, proves to be the Tilstone, of Liverpool Capt. John Campio , from Peters- burgh. The crew were saved in their boats. The fire was so rapid that they had just time to save their lives, most of them half naked. ELSINEUr, Sept 25, 1798. Lv n Oet. 12.— Arrived. Commerce, Strong, from Onega, with timber; Three Brothers, Brown, from Berwick, with wheat. Newcastle Packet, caithness. from. Dundee; Eliza, Thomson; George & Mary, Mack ; Bacchus, Duncan ; Hunter, SteWart, all from Hamburgh; Coldstream Packet, Ord; London packct, Ramsay, both from London all with goods A HOUSE AT NEWHALL FOR SALE ' To be SOLD by private bargain, betwixt and the 25th October, thAT DWELLING- HOUSE, consisting of two storeys, with a Garden at the back thereof lying at the west end of the Village of Newhalls, in the neighbourhood of SoUth QuEensferry. It could, at a moderate expence, he made an excellent house for Summer Quarters or Sea Bathing. the pleasant and healthful si- tuation of Newhalls, is, in general, so well known, that it needs no comment." For particulars, application may be made to the proprietor Mr. merchant ia Queensferry. James Bunkell, FARMS. , to Be leT by public roup, within the Tontine Tavern, Glasgow, upon Wednesday the 14th October, at one o'clock afternoon, for 19 years, and entered to at Martinmas next, THE LANDS of CROY, exclusive of the Wood of Craigmar- loch, of about 253 acres, partly arable and partly pasture, ly- ing in the parish of Cumbernauld, county or Dumbarton, and about a mile south of the town of Kilsyth The Great Canal passes through the lands, by which lime can be laid down at a small expence ; also dung from Glasgow and from Kilsyth. Inclosures will be made, as may be agreed upon. The lands may be let in one. in two, or in three farms: If to three tenants, the Farm of Croyhill will consist of about ir? acres — the farm of Petersmailing, 53 acres— and the Farm of Nether- croy, 83 acres. If to two tenants, Croyhill and Petersmailing will make one farm of about 170 acres. Croyhill grounds are reckoned much calculated for a turnip farm. William Moffat at Auchenstary will shew the grounds, and for further information or a private bargain, apply to Mr. Cowan, Grahamstone, Glasgow, or Mr. John Lang, writer in Glasgow. A private bargain will be more agreeable to the proprietor than a pubic roup. SALE OF LANDS IN ORKNEY, AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS. To be SOLD, within the Royal Exchange Coffee- house, Edinburgh upon the 19th November next, between the hours of one and two o'clock afternoon, THE FOLLOWING LANDS, which belonged tO the late JOHN TRAIlL of Westness, Esq viz:— The Six- penny Land of Midland, Garson. and Hamerin, the Mill of Rendall and aftricted Multures, with One- half- penny Land in Halkland all lying in the. parish of Rendall;— also, the One- penny Land of Charlieland, Four- penny Land of Deal Three- penny Land of Dyke, Three- penny Land of Fealquoy, Two- penny Land of Pow and Stow, One- penny Land of Oversdale, One- penny Land in How in Costay. Two- merk Land in Breck in Outer Costay, and Four- merk Uda Land there, and the Lands of MIDHOUSE and PAL- LACE, all lying in the parish of Evie; also the lands of NETHER ST CATHERINE's QUAY, with the houses, yards and perinents; the particulars of all which, With the lots in which the same are to be expofed to sale, will be specfied in a future advertisement; and for further information, application may be made to Mr. David Balfour, W. S Edinburgh, or Mr. Hugh Spence, Kirkwall, with either of whom all those having claims on the late John Traill of Westness are requested to lodge notes thereof, with their grounds of debt, and oaths on the verity, against the 15th October curt. LANDS IN THE COUNTY OF DUMFRIES. There will be expoaed to SALE, in the course of next Spring, or Summer, the following Estates :— , THE LORDSHIP of NEWBIE, with the Patronage of the parish of Annan, and the very valuable Fishings in the Sol- way Frith, and in the river of Annan. The soil of this estate is of excellent quality, and its situation is delightful. It is bounded on one side for about two miles by the Solway Frith, and on another side for about three miles by the river Annan, which is navigable for a considerable way, and falls into the Frith within the limits of the estate. The great road from Dumfries to London passes through the lands, and they extend within a few yards of the west end of the Royal burgh of Annan. jl. The Ten Pound LAND of ANNAN lying around the town • sf Annan, on the south West and north parts, and consisting of a- bout ji Scots acres of very fine ground; a considerable part of which might be feued out to great advantage. III. The LANDS and ESTATE of STAPLETOWN, consist- ing of aboVe 80o Scots acres,- lying in the parish of Dornock, and within a few miles of hbe town of Annan. IV. The LANDS of BROOMHILL, situated in the parish of Lochmaben, and in the immediate vicinity of the town of Loch- maben. These lands consist of about 260 Scots acres, lying conti guous. They are bounded for a considerable Way on the south by the Broomhill or Halleaths Loch, and on the north and east by the water or Kindle and river of Annan, which join at the north east corner of the Lands. These estates are in general extremely low rented, and are worth the attention of every one intending to purchase land in the South of Scotland. The time and place of sale. and other particulars, will be after- wards advertised. Meanwhile persons desirous of further infor- mation may apply to Mr. Keith, accountant in ' Edinburgh, Mr. Craufurd Tait, W. S.— or Mr. William Stewart, at Killside, near Lockerbie, SALE OF PARTS OF THE LORDSHIP OF ARBUTHNOT. To be Sold by public roup, within the Royal Exchange Coffee- house, Edinburgh upon . Monday the 26th day of November, 1798, at. two o'clock afternoon, CERTAIN PARTS of tbe LORDSHIP and ESTATE of ARBUTHNOT, in the Lots following, viz. I. The Town and Lands of EASTER- MATHERS, with the Pertinents, lying in the parish of Ecclesgreig, and shire of Kincar- dine. These lands consist of about 202 Scots acres, almost all ara- ble, and are very pleasantly sitUated on the coast between Bervie and Montrose, lying about five miles from the former, and eight miles from the latter. The great post road between Bervie and Montrose forming part of the boundary. The soil of these lands is in general of an excellent quality, and particularly well adapted to the growth of wheat and beans. There is abundance of sea ware to be had on the coast, and there is an extensiVe lime quarry upon the lands, with every suitable accommodation for working it. . The Lands of NEWBIGGING— the Lands of OVER KIN- MONTH EASTER and WESTER— the Lands of BOGBURN— and the Lands of NETHER KlNMONTH, with the Pertinents, - including the privilege of Digging and Carrying Peats frOm the Mosses of Drumleys, which lands are erected into a Barony, called the Barony of KINMONTH, lying in the parish of Glenbervie, and shire of Kincardine. Also, the Portions of the Land of OUT- TOWN of DRUMLITHIE. called Broombank. France, Blacksnob, and Candie ; and the Lands of INTOWN of DRUMLITHIE, lying in the parish of Arbuthnot, and shire of Kincardine. These lands consist of about 1300 Scots- acres, whereof about two thirds are ara- ble. They are very well situated for markets, being in the imm. - diate vicinity of the turnpike road from Laurencekirk to Stone- haven and there are some fine situations for building on them. HI— The LANDS of MEIKLE FlDDES, with the Mill and Mill Lands of the same, and the LANDS of COLLIESTOUN, lying in the parish of Arbuthnot, and shire of Kincardine, these land's consist of about 402 Scots acres whereof about three fourths are arable. They are also very well situated for markets. The great turnpike road from Laurencekirk to Stonehaven running through them in a most convenient direction. All the above Lands hold of the Crown. For further particulars- application may be made to Charles Selk- rig, accountant, Edinburgh, who has powers to sell by private bargain, or to George Tod, writer in Edinburgh SALE OF THE LANDS AND BARONY Of PITTENCRIEF. THESE LANDS lye in the county of Fife, in the vicinity of the popuiwus town of Dunfermline. The elegant and beau tiful situation of this estate is to well known, as to require neither description nor embellishment in an advertisement. ALSO TO BE SOLD, The SUPERIORI TY of the LANDS of EAST BALDRIDGE, in the same county, paying a feu- duty of X, 24 Stirling and 21 bolls barley. Together with the SUPERIORITY of the LANDS of BLACKBURN, and the INCH of Inverkeithing, together making a Freehold Qualification on the valued rents. The rents of the Lands and farther information will be obtained Hy applying to John Taylor, W. S. of Robert Scotland, Dunferm- line. ESTATE OF DELGATY FOR SALE. To be SOLD by public roup, within the Royal Exchange Coffee- house, Edinburgh, the 22d day of November next, it not pre- viously sold by private bargain, THE LAnDS, BARONY, and ESTATE of DELGATY: This estate comprehends the Mains and Manor Place of Delgaty. the Town and Lands of the burgh and barony of Turriff, with the Mills and Multures thereof, Mill and Mill lands of Gask. and Lands of Haughs and Ashogle, all lying within the parishes of Turriff and Monquhitter, and county of Aberdeen, together with the Rights of Patronage and Titulary of the Teinds of the parishes of Turriff anel Monquhitter. These lands are of great extent, containing several thousand acres, are capable of much improvement, lying within ten miles of the ports of Macduff and Banff, from which they are supplied with lime and coal. The whole estate is well accommodated with moss, ' The estate holds of the Crown, and the valued rent is 2- col Scots. The present gross rental, converting the victual and customs at a reason- able rate is about 1000I. Sterling, the public burdens are moderate The mansion house is a noble old building. substantial commodi- ous, and in complete repair, equal to the accommodation of any fa- mily, with a large and elegant court of offices, lately built, contain ing every useful accommodation. There is around the house con- siderable plantations of full grown trees, and more than 600 acres of thriving young wood of all kinds. Few villages can be better situated than the town of Turriff for manufactures of every kind, as there is a great command of water, sufficient for any machinery. The value, advantages, and situation of this large and extensive estate are so well and generally known, as to require neither de- scription nor embellishment in a newspaper.— a property s0 desi- rable in every respect seldom appears in he market. Part of the price will be allowed to remain on security, and the remainder will be accepted of by such instalments as may suit the conveniency or a purchaser. Charles Begry. ground officer at Delgaty, will shew the lands and marches, and any person desirous of further information may apply to the proprietor at Troup house, to John Burnett, Esq of Ellrick by Aberdeen, or Maxwell Gordon and John Morrison W. S. SALe OF LANDS IN ARGYLeSHIRE. To be SOLD, under the authority of the Court of Session, within the Parliament or New Session House of Edinburgh, before the Lord Ordinary on the Bills, upon Wednesday the 21st of Novem- ber 1798, betwixt tbe hours of ? and 7 in the afternoon, THE ESTATE of EDERLINE, lying in the parish of Kilmi- chael Glassrie, and district and county of Argyle, in the fol- lowing lots, and at the upset prices after- mentioned, as the proven Value thereof, viz. . LOT I.— Containing about 5033 acres, whereof 415 are arable, and meadow and pasture, consists of the LANDS of EDER- LINE,- with the Public House at the Ford, and the Mill of Eder- line; the Lands of GARVALT, with the Parks of Croft Finlay and Stronomore; the TWO FINCHARNS and KILLINUIR, with the Piece of Ground called CRUACHNURE; also the SU- PERIORITIES of the Lands of INVEREA, CRAREA, and GARVACHIE. The lands of Ederline and Garvalt, with the Parks above men- tioned, and Cruachnure, hold of a subject superior for payment of a very small feu- duty. The other lands in this lot hold blench of the Crown, and, with the superiorities annexed to it, intitie- the purchaser to a Freehold Qualification. The teinds of the whole of these lands, as well as of the other lands composing the estate, were long ago valued by the Subcommissioners of the Presbytery of Argyle, and a decree of approbation thereof has lately been obtained, The free rent of the lands in this lot, as proven in the file, is - L. 468 4 4 ro- I2ths And the proven value thereof, including that put upon tbe freehold qualification and woods upon E- derline, also the privilege of purchasing the teinds, is L. 13026 19 6 LoTdI.--- Containing about 6000 acres, whereof 200 are arable, and 8o. pasture and meadow, comprehends the Braevallichs, Bren- choillies, and Craigenuir ( except Cruachnure, a pendicle of the latter thrown into lot 1st). ' These lands hold also of a subject superior. The free rent thereof is L. 2? 6 19 JI 2- T2ths. And the proven value, including the wood Upon BraevalliChs, with the privilege of pur- chasing the teinds, i* , - - LOT III— Is composed of the Lands of Gortanagour, Dryend, inverea, Crarea, and Garvachie, Stronealbanach, Gallanichben- glash, and Feorline ( with the exception Of the Superiorities of In- Verea. crarea, and Garvachie). these lands hold in like manner of a subject superior ; and with respect to Inverea, Crarea, and Garvachie, as the superforities thereof are now disjoined therefrom, and attached to lot 1st for the purpose of giving a qualification thereto, they are made to hold of the purchaser of that lot for payment of a trifling feu- duty. With regard to Feorline, there is an heritable right to the parso- lage teinds thereof. The teinds of the other lands are valued as before mentioned. The proven rental of this lot is 450I. gs. ed. I0-- 2ths. And the proven value thereof, and of the woods with the privilege of purchasing the teinds; is L. 13,195 14 6 j- I2ths The whole of this property is very low rented, and as hardly any ot the leases over it exceed 3 years from Whitsunday last. the value will rise very considerably from the purchaser's having almost im- mediate access, and from the goodness of the soil, which 1. some places, is very fertile. ' The situation 0f the estate, lying betwixt, lOchline and lochow, only 7 miles distant from Inverary on the north, and on the south 6 miles from the Crinan Canal, makes ac- cess exceedingly easy, and the market very near. " There is an excellent mansion- house upon Lot 1 with suitable of- fices and pleasure grounds; fresh water and salt water fish are in the greatest profusion as is game of every denomination, and, in short, a property seldom occurs possessing greater advantages. The articles and conditions of sale, abstract of the judicial rental, and the . title deeds, are to be seen at the office of Mr. Alexander Stevenson, Depute Clerk of Session; and for further particulars, in- tending . purchasers may apply to Cornelius Elliot, writer to the sig- net, agent in the sale, or Niel M'Gibbon, writer in Inverary, judi- cial factor upon the estate. COUNTY AND TOWN OF ELGIN. To be Sold by public auction, in the Royal Exchange Coffee- house, Edinburgh; on the 20th of November next, at six o'clock in the evening, in One Lot, as formerly advertised, or in the following 1ots, as intending purchasers may incline— tHE ESTATES or LEUCHARs DUNKINTY, ST. AN- DREWS, CALCOA'TS, and HERVIEsHAUGH, situated in the parishes of elgin, Urquhart, and St. Andrew's. The MANSION, OFFICES and MAINS of LEUCHARS, with LANDS round the same, containing 402 A. 1 R. at, F; ' The rents paid by tenants amount to L. 374 13 I ' The proprietor Occupies lands,- valued at IJs. per acre 39 9 4 Nursery ground and small garden 5 0 o And' there are 37 A. 3 R. 3^ F. of plantations and belts, valued at - - - - - - 18 19 9 L. 438 2 t The Mansion House is substantial and commodious, the Offices ample and lately built, the soil of the lands rich and fertile. The purchaser of this lot will have- a freehold qualification as the next lot is to held of him. II. those PARTS of the Lands of Leuchars called Backleys, Milntown, Rome and Wiseman's Croft, containing 2^ 8 A. 2 R 22 F. set in lease to tenants for 228l. 13s, 8d. Sterling, and l6A. or thereby of clumps and plantations, valued at 81. Sterling. These lands are as rich and fertile, and have the same advantages as those in the last lot. III. The EARL's CARSE, with an effeiring proportion of the adjacent commonty— Rent 14l. 5s. Sterling. This compact spot lies at an equal distance betwixt lossiemouth and elgin, is surrounded with a hedge almost fencible, and might be made a pleasant residence. " These lots have an exclusive right in the extensive mosses of Mest, which may be improved to advantage, If they are divided each lot will have a large and valuable share. The public burdens affecting them amount only to 3I. 3s. Iod. 8 I2ths Sterling. IV. The MAINS of DUNKINTY, ORLEYHILL, and others, form a rich field, and have a beautiful situation for building. Rent 112I. 16s. 8d. besides 2IT5S. as the value put on a small plan- tation. V. ST. ANDREWS, KIRKTOWN. and KIRKHILL— Con- tents, 103 A. I R. 7 F'. R< nt 48I. is. 1 id.; and 74 A. or thereby, of. the plantation of Barflathills valued at 3 I. Sitrling, One of the finest situations for a gentleman's residence to be found in this or any other county. ' The expiry of a lease in 1805, will more than double the present rent. VI. GILMORESIDE.— Rent 18I.; and 10 A. or thereby of the adjoining plantation valued at , tl. Gilmoreside might be either made a most pleasant villa, or laid out as a garden or nursery. It is situated on the south side of a rising ground along the banks of he Lossie. Just now the lands would set for 30I. Sterling at least, and in case of a sale taking place, the tenant has bargained to renounce his lease. VII. the HAUGH of FATTACKS, nearest Elgin— Contents, 7 A. 3 R. 29 F, Rent and a plantation of 9 A. 2 R. 17 F. valued at 41. 16s. This lot is conveniently situated tor any person residing in Elgin, as it lies within ten minutes walk of the town, and has an easy com- munication by Newmiln. VIII. FATTACKS, situated on the banks of the Lossie. and on the east side of the road leading to Elgin, contents 17. A. 3 R. 35 F. rent i6h and two Clumps with a part of the large Plantation ad- joining, measuring together 17 A. or thereby valued at 81. 10s. Fattacks has a south- west exposure, commands a most extensive and agreeably prospcCt of the town, and the magnificent ruins o£, the Cathedral, and the circumjacent country. IX. BARFLAT HILLS, the two INCLOSURES of CAL- COATS east ward, and WALKER'S CROFT contents 68 A. 2 R. 12 F. rent 52I. and 7 A. 3 R. 19 F. of interjected Plantations, va- lued at Jl. 18s. 2d. The houses are in good condition, and the lands tmproveable. X. WESTER CALCOATS, north from the last lot, and west from the main drain, contents 56 A. 1 R. 37 F. rent 35I. 10s.; and belts and plantations, and Ground improving, supposed to contain 16 A. or thereby, valued at 81. These lands may be much improved at a moderate expence. XI. The MAINS of CALCOATS. the lNCLOSURES eastward from the main drain, and the SHORT SANDS, rent 1591. 17s. 9A1 with a Plantation valued at 2l. ICS. these lands are of a fine soil, and contain- a beautiful spot for building. A small house and good offices were lately erected near some fine ash trees, elms, and planes. XII. That PART of CALCOATS set to Mr. Sellar, contents 18 A. 2 R. tf F. rent 19I. 5*, iod. This is a beautiful dry, level field. ' The public burdens affecting the last nine lot'S Were mentioned in former advertisements. and will be paid proportionally The purchasers of these lots will have an equAL, right in the moss at the road leading to the mansion house of Innes. xill. The SUPERIORITY of the 5th, 6th 7th, 8th. and 9th. lots, with a Feu duty of 20s. Sterling out of each in full of all casual- ties. This Superiority will afford considerably more than one Freehold Qualification. i XIV. HARViEHAUGH, HOUSE, Offices, and Gardens in the College, and Seats in the Churches of Elgin Tenants' pay - - - - - - L 72 14- o And- the house aud offices are valued at 15 o o Together L. 8714 of Harvieshaugh stretches from the north side, of the town of Elgin along the banks of the lossie, and may be either laid out in gardens and nurseries, or feued for building. ' The house may be made fit to accommodate a large family at a moderate expence. The only public burden is 3I. 6s. 8d. of stipend paid to the mini- ster of Elgin. ' The teinds are eXhausted, and no cess is payable. In fixing the rent of each lot, the customs and carriages are va- lued at is. and the victual at 15s. The plantations, clumps, and belts arc valued at 10s. the acre, yearly, the measure is taken fr0m. a plan to be shewn. At same time will be SoLd,- A FEU at Lossiemouth, with the Lime Shade, Coal Cellar, and . small Lost er- etvii thereon. For further particulars apply to James Chalmer, esq; Westmin- ster London; Mr Thomas Burnet. Advocate, Aberdeen.; Mr. Thomas. Sellar writer in Elgin; or to the proprietor, John Innes, Writer to the signet. Thomas Jack at Leuchars, will shew the lands, and the boun- daries of the proposed lots.
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