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in ipso cursu obruuntur, quam portum ever, highly approved, both by Lord conspicere potuerunt!--While therefore we Minto and the Court of Directors. On Mr. lament with the most poignant sorrow that Sydenham's second return to England, he society should have been thus early de was sent by Marquis Wellesley on a conprived of so bright an ornament, we may fidential mission to the Duke of Wellingderive comfort from the animating hope ton; thence appointed Chargé d'Affaires that what has been our loss may have at Lisbon; and shortly afterwards one of proved a gain to our lamented friend, and the Commissioners for mediating between that he has been raised from the troubles Old Spain and her Colonies ; in which caand disappointments of this life to the pacity he went round with Sir George joys of immortal glory.
Cockburn to Cadiz*. Mr. Sydenham then αλλα μη λυπείσθε τοιουδε τυμοος
joined the Duke of Wellington, and served
as a volunteer through nearly the whole ουχι νεκρών ως φθιμενων
το χώμα. .
of the arduous campaign of 1812. Toτων φρενών ταργα, στιβαρωτερα μνη wards the close of the year last mentioned,
unico xaaxou, he was offered by Lord Bathurst the misτωνoμ' ανδρών ειν oαρούσι θησει sion to Morocco, which he declined; but των τε νυν, των τ' εσσομενων φιλαν δε,
repaired in 1813 to the head-quarters of
the Russian army, and served the camτηλικουτοις ως ορεπον, ανθεμοις συκ-,
paign of 1814 with his friend Count νοίσιν αοιδας
Michl Woronzow, who now commands μούσα τιμασει κονιν, εμβαλούσα the Russian corps of occupation within μνάμα τας φιλοφροσυνας, πoθω τι the French territory. His skill and galμναμα.
lantry were here conspicuous, and so .
greatly distinguished him at the battle of
Craon amongst others, as to procure him THOMAS SYDENHAM, Esq.
from the hands of the Emperor Alexander Aug. 28. Died, at Geneva, after long the cross of the Imperial Order of St. and painful bodily sufferings, borne with George; and from Bernadotte, to whom exemplary fortitude, in his 37th year, bis steady patron, Lord Wellesley, had Thomas Sydenham, esq. second son of the strongly recommended him, the Swedish late General Sydenham, Military Auditor insignia of the Sword. The last public General, and afterwards Commandant of character which this amiable man susartillery at Madras. He was educated at tained was that of British Envoy ExtraHarrow, and went to India in 1794, where ordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to he speedily made himself master of the Lisbon; to which he was promoted in Arabic and Persian languages,' keys re 1814. At Lisbon he was not long enabled spectively to the learning and politeness to execute those duties for which, by his of the East. From the coofidential and knowledge of Portugal, he' was so emiresponsible, though subordinate office of nently fitted : for here the fatal illaess Captain of Guides in the Mysore war, he seized him, which, after two years of was selected by Lord Wellesley, to whom indescribable suffering, has borne him to he was personally unknown, but purely a foreign grave. Those who were not inon the score of his high reputation, to be timately acquainted with Mr. Sydenham Secretary to the Residency of Hydrabad would be surprized, were we to enumerate a critical post in the Government of India, the solidity and variety of those attainwhile the territory of Tippoo was a recent ments, by which, as a scholar and a man conquest. This he was compelled to re of business, he had prepared his mind sign in 1802, on account of ill health ; and both for action and for happiness. Be. came to England, where he gave a singular sides his perfect knowledge of Oriental proof of industry, good taste, and ambi
languages, he was as familiar with French tion to improve himself, by hastening to Oxford at the age of 22, where, under the * It has been unfortunate for Spain, protection of Dr. Jackson, the venerable perhaps for England, that this project of " Dean of Christ Church, he diligently and amicable interposition entirely failed of successfully prosecuted his studies. On success. The Colonies sought security his retorn to India in 1804, Mr. Syden- for their rights; the Mother country would ham was nominated by Marquis Welles grant nothing more than pardon for what ley to take charge of the British Residency she termed their offences. These opposite at Persia ; and afterwards, on that Noble conditions it was impossible to reconcile. man's warm recommendation, he was ap Openly to abet the South American pro. pointed our Minister at Hydrabad. This vinces was an outrage upon our only ally, situation he resigned in 1810, on expe in the moment of her deep distress and riencing what he considered an act of in danger, To found the active mediation justice on the part of the Supreme Go of Great Britain on the arrogant proposals vernment of India during the unhappy of the Spanish Government was an insult to Mutiny. His general conduct was, how the cause of Liberty and of national Justice.
and Spanish as with his native tongue. two chairmen, with infinite satisfaction to He was in habits of confidence and inti the audience. When a high-priced book inacy with the Duke of Wellington, Sir is balancing between 15 and 201. it is a Heory Wellesley, Sir Charles Stuart, the fearful signal of its reaching an additional late Duke of Portland, Count Woronzow, sum, if Mr. Leigh should lay down his and many other eminent characters in hammer, and delve into this said crumple. various parts of Europe. But his most horn-shaped snuff-box!” The late Mr. fortunate acquisition was the steady friend W. Gardiner, bookseller, of Pall Mall, in ship and paironage of Lord Wellesley, criticising that portion of the “ Bibliomawho first introduced him into public life. nia" allotted to the Auction Room, obNor was this connexion less honourable serves,
“ Even the key-sione of the arch, than it was useful to Mr. Sydenham, who
the Auctioneer, is forgotten ; an omission, was a total stranger to the noble Marquis; like the name in an epitaph, inexcusable, but, like several other men of worth and particularly as Mr. Leigh was not made talent, whose conduct has done credit to by one of Nature's journeymen.' Nay! the discrimination of that Nobleman, he
I think he would even tempt a pencil of was brought forward by him for his charac taste however, I won' suffer him to be ter alone, and because he had no interest out of print, and so I'll e'en try my rough nor patron but his personal merit. The charcoal on bis effigies. Mr. Leigh, to favourable seniiinents thus excited by his the birth, person, and maoners of a genLordship's official knowledge of Mr. Syden- tleman, adds, in the autuinn of life, the ham's qualifications gradually ripened cheerfulness, the bloom, and the gentle, into feelings of the warmest attachment friendly warmth of spring; and during a and regard, which were manifested on num space of 40 years devoted to the service berless occasions, but never in a manner of the publick, has attended to its inter. so kind or grateful as during his last fatal ests, whatever might be the magnitude, illaess. The patience and cheerfulness of with the ulmost vigilance, impartiality, temper exhibited by the subject of the and success; and, in a profession accompresent memoir may be judged of by the panied by much trouble, perplexity, confact, that, when perishing under the last fusion, and uncertainty, has spared nei. stage of anasarca, and a prey to almost ther his persou nor purse, to introduce rehourly pangs of suffocation, he enjoyed gularity, method, and precision ; and has the charms of musick and society to with- preserved a character not only unstained in a few hours of his dissolution. The and unsuspected, but highly honourable. night before he expired, he had a concert His discharge of duty during the hour of in his room; and on his friends taking sale caquot be too highly praised, whether leave of him, he fell into a tranquil slum for a gracefulness of delivery that adds inle ber, from which he never awoke.--Mr. terest to such a correct enunciation of his Thomas Sydenham has left behind hiin articles as each of their Authors would an elder brother, who is a Commissioner approve, or for that polished suavity with of Excise ; one younger, in India (Capt. which he moderates the occasional aspe. Sydenham), political agent at Aurunga- rity of contending parties whether he bad; and a sister, Mrs. Ross, wife to Col. checks with a bon mut the Doctor's * rarely Ross, of the 75th regiment, now in the unchristian want of benevolence to an unIonian Isles.
fortunate Classick, or with irresistible po
liteness induces Dom. Atticus t to indulge George Leigh, Esq.
the room with a slight glance of the conSept. 21. Died, at his sister's, in Here tended prize-whether he re-invigorates ford, in his 74th year, Geo. Leigh, esq.
the declining powers of the combatants of the Strand, youngest son of the Rev.
with the effluvia of his • spirit-stirring Egerton Leigh, LL. D. formerly arch horn,' or crowns glorious victory with a deacon of Salop, and one of the canous triumphant laurel of brown rappee. - The residentiary of Hereford cathedral. He battle ended, a gentlemanly attention to had been about 50 years engaged as a
the wounds of every unfortunate hero, Book-auctioneer. He was first the ap from whatever cause they arise, furnishes prentice and afterwards the partner of Mr. a rude index to a few, and only a few, of Baker, in York-street. On the decease of the virtues and accomplishments of Mr. that gentleman, his nephew, Mr. Sotheby, Leigh.” A list of many eminent libraries became Mr. Leigh's partner. His pleasant sold by Mr. Leigh and his partners may disposition, his skill, and his integrity, be seen in Nichols?s“ Literary Anecdotes." were as well known as his famous snuff bor, There is a very good portrait of Mr. Leigh described by Mr. Dibdin as “ having a not drawn by W. Behnes, and engraved by Jess imposing air than the remarkable J. Swaine. He is represeuted in the apperiwig of Sir Fopling of old; which, ac propriate act“ of knocking down a lot.” cording to the piquant note of Dr. War. burton, usually made its entrance upon * The late very learned Dr. Gosset. the stage in a sedan chair, brought in by + Richard Heber, esq.
Aug. 16. At Tunbridge Wells, Mrs. March AT Hydrabad, J. Campbell, esq. Eliz. Bageual, relict of the late Walter
23. surgeon of the East India Com- Bagenal, esq. M. P. for Carlow. pany's service, Madras Establishment, At the Manse of Foulis, in his 81 st year, third son of the late Donald Campbell, esq. aod 50th of his ministry, Rev. John Murof Dunstaffnage Castle, Argyllshire, N. B. ray, of Arburie. He is succeeded in his
June 2. At Avranches, Normandy, estate of Arburie by his nephew Lieut. where he went for his health, aged 37, John Murray, R. N. late surveyor to the Capt. Daniel Callaway, R. N.
Board of Admiralty. June 5. On board H. M. ship Incon At Petersburg, Virginia, N. Heron, esq. stant, off the coast of Africa, of a malig a native of Wigtonshire; formerly a nant fever, in his 21st year, Andrew Stir merchant. ling, esq. sixth son of Andrew Stirling, esq. Aug. 17.
In York - street, Portmanof Drumpellier, co. Lanark.
square, Lady Susan Clinton, wife of Lieut.July 15.
At St. Thomas's, in his 37th gen. Sir Henry Clinton, G. C. B. sister of year, Capt. Jas Cabel, of the ship Cale the Earl of Wemyss and March. donia of Dundee. In 1807, while com At North End, Fulham, Dorothy, wife manding a merchant-brig from Dundee, of Capt. Corner, formerly of the East of vo force, in the Baltic, he saw a vessel India service, daughter of the late Henry boarded and taken by a Danish gun-boat Hoare, esq. close by. Without losing heart, he ma At Brighton, aged 73, Lady Rawlinson, næuvred skilfully, and saved his own ship; relict of the late Sir Walter Rawlinson, and and then, watching his opportunity, gal daughter of the late Sir Robert Ladbroke. lantly boarded and retook the other. Aged 36, Mrs. Whyte, widow of the late For this action he received the public Gen. Whyte, of Walberton house, Sussex, thanks of the merchants of Dundee, with a daughter of Col. Bisshopp, of Storrington, piece of plate.
and grand-daughter of Sir Cecil Bisshopp, Aug. 1. Aged 89, John Freeman, esq.
of Parbam Park, in the same county. of Letton, co. Hereford, and of the firm of At Downside, Rev. W. B. Knapp, eldest J. Freeman and Copper Company of son of John Knapp, esą. of Bathwick. , A Bristol. Few persons in a private station solemn dirge and requiem was performed have applied great mental abilities with at the Catholic Chapel, Bath, with the higher honour to themselves, or have held funeral obsequies of the Roman Church, a steadier corirse in discharge of all the to his memory. Also, on the preceding duties called for in the different stages of day, aged 77, J. Knapp, esq. of Langlife. The hospitalities which he exercised, stoke, Hants, grandfather of the above. and the liberality which marked his cha Aug. 18. At Highgate, aged 81, John racter, have been long and extensively ex
Pennell, esq. perienced. Always ready to promote At Clifton Hall, near Olney, Bucks, plans of public utility or benevolence, aged 70, A. Small, esq. a sportsman well none have contributed more to the general known in the Bedford, Grafton, Quorn, improvement of society ; in his immediate and Pytchley hunts. neighbourhood the poor had a certain re At the Court of Noke, co. Hereford, in fuge, the unprotected and oppressed a his 30th year, Thomas King, esq. constant friend; although he uniformly At Woodford, near Salisbury, Rer. acted from a deep and just sense of reli John Wyndham, LL. D. many years recgion, no affected austerity marked his life, tor of Corton-Dinham, and Staple-Fitzor abridged the enjoyment of social inter- paine, Somerset, one of the prebendaries course, for he united utility to man with of Wells Cathedral, and youngest brother piety to God. As few individuals have of the late William Wyndham, esq. of passed so long a life with greater blessings, Dinton, Wilts. He was formerly of Wagso has life seldom closed with greaterham College, LL.B. 1769; LL.D. 1775. tranquillity.
Aug. 19. In Arundel-street, in his
At Haigh Hall, Lancashire, 76th year, J. Sykes, esq.
Rev. Alex. Fownes Luttrell, Wm. Heathcote, bart. daughter of John
83d year, S. Brooks, esq. Aug. 14.
At Knaresborough, in his At the Chapel House, Chatteris, co.
At bis faiher's, Morden,
At his sou's, Northampton-square, Rev. &c. He had been for several months affected Wm. Vidler, minister of the Unitarian with melancholy; and his death was caused Chapel, Parliament-court, Artillery-lane: by his throwing himself out of a window.
Ai Wixley Hall, co. York, aged up Mr. Fagan had resided several years in wards of 80, Rer. James Richardson, who Italy, and caused frequent searches to be had been a resident there 22 years. made in the environs of Rome, by digging
At Hammersmith, Charles for antiquities; and he was always partiTaylor, M. D. secretary to the Society cularly fortunate in finding articles of value. for the Encouragement of Arts, Manu Aug. 27. At Innerweek, Scotland, Rev. factures, and Commerce, in the Adel J. Harvie, minister of that place. phi. Dr. Taylor pursued the arduous Aug. 28. Aged 69, James Champain, and important duties of his office, for 16 esq. of Mile-end-road. years, with a degree of zeal and ability In his 31st year, J. Pierce, esq. of Wedhighly hondurable to himself and benefi- hampton, vear Devizes. cial to the Society. Reared in the bosom At Thame, Oxon. in bis 54th year, Mr. of our manufactures, bis mind received an Thomas Pricket, attorney. early bias in favour of Science and the · At Worthy, Hants, in his 89th year, Sir Arts ; and he pursued them with unabated Chaloner Ogle, bart, seoior admiral in the ardour to the termination of a long life, Royal Navy. He is succeeded in his devoted not only to their improvement, title and estates by his son Capt. Charles but to every other species of public utility. Ogle, of H. M. ship Rivoli. Such was the sincerity of his attachment At Blankney, near Stamford, aged 58, to the Patriotic Body of which be was the Charles Chaplin, esq. M.P. for the county official organ), that within a few hours of of Lincoln. In the death of this gentlehis dissolution he expressed the most lively man, the County, as well as the publick wishes for its prosperity, and a fervent at large, have to deplore the loss of a most hope that his successor would be animated worthy and valuable character. by a zeal superior to his own. By his Member of Parliament, to which honour. death the Society has lost an invaluable able station he was invited in a manner officer, and mankind a friend. The ac the most flattering, no one ever exercised quirements of his bead, and the sensibili the duties which that station demands, ties of bis heart, did bin equal honour, with greater integrity and assiduity. As and will be long remembered by the ex a magistrate, the district which he has tensive circle in which he moved. He was ceased to superintend, will best know how the Author of " Kemarks on Sea Water as to appreciate the loss which it has susconducive to Health," and of various inter- tained. In his family, on his estate, in esting articles in the Transactions of the bis county, he was equally respected and Society to which he belonged, in the beloved. The moderation and the kindMonthly Magazine, in the Philosophical ness which he evinced towards those under Magazine, and in other Miscellaneous bis care, were no less uniform than unexPublications.
ampled ; and as a landlord, few will be Aged 77, Thomas Weatherill, esq. of followed with more sincere or more uniStokesley, co. York.
versal regret than that now testified by At Liverpool, in his 55th year, James the numerous and respectable tenants on Crosbie, esq.
his domain. To these men, no other At Waterford, after retiring to bed in steward was known than their lord; and, perfect health, James Laffan, esq. coun when they were seeking assistance or resellor at law, formerly deputy recorder dress, the relation of their misfortunez; as of Kilkenny.
well as their complaints, fuund no devious At Stratford Lodge, co. Wicklow, the channel to go through; for, unlike the wife of Hon. B. O'Neale, Stratford. modern absentee, this true English coun
Aug. 25. At Peckham, in his 613t try gentleman did not disdain, periodically, year, Mr. Charles Harman, late of Wine to sit down, at his own hospitable board, office court, Plert-street, solicitor.
with the farmers of his soil.
Aged 71, Wm. Davies, esq. of York. At the Manse of Arrocaar, Rey. John
Aug. 29. In Upper Montague-street,
At Lilunthal, near Bremen, in his 71st At St. Catherine's, near the Tower, in year, John Jerome Schroeter, a great as. bis 53d year, John Dixon, esq.
tronomer. At Rome, Robert Fagan, esq. his Bri Off Algiers, of a dangerous wound retannic Majesty's consul-general for Sicily, ceived on the 27th, in his 18the year, Geo. GENT. MAG. October, 1816.
Ross Glopoie, midshipman of H. M. ship Sept. 6. In Belgrave Place, Pimlico, Granicus, third son of Dr. Glennie, of in his 80th year, Mr. Thomas Clark, proDulwich-grove.
prietor of Exeter Change, and occupier Aug. 30. Aged 48, T. Clement, esq.
with the sale of cutlery, turnery, &ci of of Broomhouse-lane, near Fulham.
about one half of that extensive range of Suddenly, of an apoplectic fit, in his building. He was brought up under his 55th year, Mr. Curwen Gale, of Tower father, who farmed his own estate near hill, a well-known merchant on 'Change. Coventry of about 20 acres of lands At
At his brother's, Pill, St. George's, the age of 22 he came to London, and got aged 72, Rev. Geo. Wilkins, many years a place as a porter, in which situation he rector of St. Michael's, Bristol.
saved a little money; and on the death of At Shipton-under-Wichwood, Oxon, in his father acquired 2001. with which he his 620 year, Simon Sharpe, esq. late of went into partnership in trade, was unHailey, in that county.
fortunate, and lost all : except the chaAt Wokingham, Hon. Mary Bennett, racter of an honest man, which he was in relict of Hon. Lieut.-gen. Bennett.
the strictest sepse of the word. He soon Sept. 2.
At Foston hall, co. Derby, got another porter's place, and, by rigid Catherine, wife of John Broadhurst, esq. economy, saved enough to take a stickM. P.
shop at the corner of Exeter Change; and At Leicester, aged 74, Thos. Arnold, from that period he gradually prospered M. D. fellow of the Royal College of Phy
in his circumstances. After a time, he sicians, and of the Royal Medical Society purchased the Menagerie, and used to of Edinburgh, senior physician to the In- give his customers a ticket to see the lions, firmary, and sole physician to the Lunatic &c. His dealings were marked with the Asylum, Leicester. He was author of utmost integrity, and he realized a for. “ Dissertatio de Pleuritide,” 1766, 8vo. tune estimated at 300,0001. What he " Observations on the Nature, Causes, sold was good the price asked was inva. and Prevevtion of Insanity,” 1782, 2 vols. riably the price taken ; and this excellent 8vo. “A Case of Hydrophobia success rule, added to the moderation of his profits, fully treated," 1793, 8vo.“ Observations secured him that rapid retail custom which on the Management of the Insane," 1809, filled his coffers with the fruit of fair indus. 8vo. He was father of Dr. T. G. Arnold, try. But what perhaps increased his of Stamford. In his neighbourhood, and wealth still more, was the moderate, we among
extensive circle of private may say penurious națure of his habits. friends, no man could be more sincerely His house was at Pimlico, where he kept or more deservedly beloved; while, in a good plain table, and on a Sunday had his public character, he always proved great pleasure in seeing his family about himself an unshaken friend of civil and him ; but his own dinner on six days io religious liberty, and the anxious promo. the week never exceeded 6d. and 2d, for a ter of every design which tended to ame glass of gin and water. Morning and liorate distress. In a word, he was an evening saw him on his old horse, as enlightened ornament of his native town, well known at Charing Cross as King and his station in society will not easily be Charles bimself. Latterly, however, he filled again by a similar union of esti came to town and returned in his son's mable qualities. He married a sister of carriage. Though addicted to the accu. the celebrated Mrs. Macaulay Graham, mulation of money, it was by honourable which more closely allied him to literature. means; and wbat appeared to others hard
At Bristol, Mr. T. Shute, one of the self-privation, was probably to him, who surgeons to the Bristol Infirınary. In his relished no higher pleasures, an enjoypublic capacity maoy live to attest bis ment, as it was a second nature. Nor was skill and hunianity ; and his private vir he incapable of performing, at times, tues will live in the memory of his friends. actions of the most liberal and honourable
At Treneer, near Penzance, aged 77, kind. The following pleasing anecdote Rev. Anth. Williams, A. M. vicar of St. of him, we have reasou to believe, is auKeverne; wbich, after holding 21 years, he thentic: In 1812, a young man who bad resigned to the son of his patron; and spent his fortune, and was in great dishad the singular fortune, after 18 years, tress, called to borrow a few pounds; to be presented to the Living a second the reply was, that he never gave or lent time, which he held nine years more. a shilling to the drunkard and dissipated.
Sept. 5. At her brother's (Mr. Capel, The applicant retired, but was called Walihamstow) aged 46, Mrs. Sarah Gough. back; and, after a severe admonition,
At Exeter, aged 47, John Hutchings, the old gentleman observed, that, when he esq. many years a partner in the City was a poor man, the youth's father had been Bank.
kind to him, and therefore he considered At Gibraltar, in consequence of wounds himselfhis debtor: “What I owe to the fareceived off Algiers on the 27th ultimo, ther, I will pay to the sou;" giving him a aged 19, Mr. J. Harvey, midshipman, son handsome sum. The reproof had such an of Mr. W. Harvey, of Penrhyn.
effect, that the young man changed his