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15. W. G. H. Vos, Esq., son of the late Dr. Vos, of Calcutta, at Torquay.
Dr. W. A. Hughes, retired fr. med. estab. at Masulipa. tam, in Bishopsgate-st. aged 50.
16. Capt. Win. Orrok, H.E.I.C.'s 16th Reg. Bombay N.I. at Holland-place, Camberwell.
Mary, daughter of J. Pugh, Esq., late of Madras, at Paris. 17. Miss Julia Sophia Cross, niece of Capt. Cogan, of Hammersmith, at Brighton.
On her voyage to Madras, Georgiana Harriette, daughter of Capt. G. T. Haly, 41st M.N.I.
21. G. L. Prendergast, late of the E.I.C. c. s. at Grafton-st. Piccadilly, aged 66.
22. William, Earl of Mornington, at Grosvenor-sq. aged 21.
PASSENGERS DEPARTED. Passengers outwards per steamer Oriental from Southampton Feb. 20:
For Malta.Capt. Agnew, Mr. Armstrong, Mr. Cecil, Mrs. Walsh, Mr. A. Bethune, Gen. Vern, and Mrs. England, and three children.
For ALEXANDRIA.-Mrs. Baines, Miss Campbell, and servant; and Lieut. Strugnall and servant.
For MADRAS.-Lieut. Elmhirst.
For CEYLON.-Mr. Vandespar, Mr. Pownall, and Mr. and Mrs. Croom.
For CalcUTTA.-Mr. Drummond, Mr. Hanmar, Mr. Hardinge, Mr. Marshall, Mr. Belli, Mr. Cookes, Mr. Mylne, Mr. Lambert, Mr. Russel, Mr. Heath, Mr. Jenkins, Mr. W. Brown, and Mr. Lowe. To embark at Suez, for CEYLON.-Mr. Carpie.
MALTA, for CALCUTTA.-Mr. Mackenzie.
BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS.
BIRTHS. Feb. 9. The widow of Major Newport, daughter, at Cheltenham. 10. Viscountess Jocelyn, daughter, Curzon-st. May-fair.,
The lady of W. C. Gibson, Esq. Ceylon Civil Service, son, at Stockton-on-Tees.
u. The lady of Capt. Walter, Bombay Cavalry, daughter, at Bishopstoke.
13. The lady of James Weir Hogg, Esq. M.P. son, in Upper Grosvenor-street.
16. The lady of Major Matthew Poole, Madras Army, daughter, at Waterford.
18. The wife of the Rev. Henry Melvill, B.A. daughter, at the East India College.
Dec. 2. Farquhar M. Campbell, Esq. capt. 4th regt. to Charlotte Isabella, daughter of late Major R, L. Dickson, 1st Life Guards, at the Cape of Good Hope.
Jan. 20. Capt. the Hon. G. Grey, R.N. to Jane Frances, daughter of Lieut. gen. the Hon. Sir P. Stuart, gov. of Malta, at Malta.
Feb. 4. William Henry, son of. R. Sutton, Esq. of Rossway, to Caroline, daughter of late Sir Wm. Dick, Bart. of Bath, at Paddington.
The Rev. Wm. Ferrie, A.M. minister of the Free Church, Anstruther Easter, to Jessie Falconer Steel, daughter of late Lieut. col. John Taylor, Bengal army, at Edinburgh.
11. Sir W.C. Harris, major H.E.I.C.'s Bombay engineers, to Margaret, daughter of George Sligo, Esq. of Seacliff, Haddington, at Edinburgh.
12. Lieut. col. A. S. H. Mountain, C.B. of the Cameronians, to Charlotte Anna, daughter of Lieut. col. Dundas, at Carron-hall.
14. Lieut. A. J. M. Boileau, Madras engineers, to Georgiana Elizabeth, daughter of G. W. Boileau, Esq. of Dublin, at Monkstown Church.
Lately, Capt. Charles O'Hara, E. I. C.'s service, to Charlotte, daughter of late Anthony Gildea, Esq. of Cloncormack, at Dublin.
J. B. Travers, Esq. lieut. 25th regt. to Matilda, daughter of H. G. Johnston, Esq. of Fort Johnston, at Glasslough.
Lieut. Dupesier, 8oth regt. to Lavinia, daughter of W. Downing, Esq. at Falmouth.
LITERARY NOTICES. The Hand-Book of India ; a Guide to the Stranger and the
Traveller, and a Companion to the Resident. By J. H. StocQUELER, late Editor of the Calcutta Englishman, Author of Fifteen Montlis' Pilgrimage through Khuristan, Persia, Turkey, and Russia, Germany, etc.; Memorials of Affghanistan, etc. Second Edition, London, 1815. WM, H. Allen & Co.
This book reminds us of the multifarious accomplishments of the lady who understood every thing from orange jelly to predestination. On whatever subject connected with India an inquirer wants information, the greatest or the least, the loftiest or the meanest, the most abstruse or the most common-place, here he will meet with a remedy for his ignorance, a solution for his doubts and a guide for his practice. The mysteries of Indian chronology are expounded and the minutia of outfit, Windsor. soap, wax-candles, brushes, blacking, and pillow-cases, carefully enumerated. Female voyagers will find that in this respect their comfort has been 'regarded down even to suggestions for the more convenient practice of the various graceful arts of busy idleness, to which they may be disposed to resort, as affording some relief from the tedium of their situation; like Mrs. Lily White, in the farce, who “knitted and netted and knotted and tatted," to while away the lingering hours of her husband's absence. The historical, political, and statistical portions of the book are admirably compiled ; and after communicating some information of this description, the author takes his protégé by the hand as he stands waiting for admission to Hailebury or Addiscombe, and conducts him through every stage of the process, of preparation, until he fairly launches him on the ocean of public service; nor does he quit him then, but tarries with him awhile to bestow all requisite information as to servants' modes of travelling and other matters of like nature, bearing in mind the Miltonic dogma, that
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Is the prime wisdom.” Like a good mentor, Mr. Stocqueler gives some sound advice on the necessity of “cutting the coat according to the cloth ;" attention to which would preserve many from years of embarrassment and anxiety. A description of the principal places in India and an itinerary of the principal routes, which occupy the latter part of the volume, are to be classed among the best specimens of this species of literature.' We have referred especially to the utility of the book to the young servants of the Company, but we must not neglect to mention that it is calculated to be useful to all who visit India, whatever their views or objects. It realises entirely the promise of the title-page-it is a trustworthy and entertaining “ Guide to the Stranger and the Tra. veller, and a Companion to the Resident,"_we would add, an amusing and instructive book for the general reader. So, indeed, think the public, for although published only a few months ago, it has attained to the dignity of a second edition.
Many of Mr. Stocqueler's descriptions both of persons and places are marked by much liveliness. As a specimen, we quote that of a functionary unknown among the male population of Great Britain or Ireland.
The dhobee or washerman is fully explained to the English reader by his English name, though be differs in some respects from the English washerwoman as well as in being of a different sex. For instance, while she is up to her elbows in a wash-tub, be is up to his knees in a tank, or may be in a river ; while she rubs her knuckles into a shrivelled and blistery-looking skin, he bangs the linen of master, mistress, and child, against a serrated log, or a roughened stone ; while she is all su is, the frothy article is scarcely known to him, and yet he is well off for soap, but the modus operandi is unfavourable for the accumulation of the frothy pile; while she mangles, heis ironing with an enormous brazen iron, of which the weight has an effect quivalent to mangling on the cloth; and finally, while she brings hoine her linen as yellow as saffroo, he brings his home as white as snow.
Oct. 22. On board the Poictiers, returning to England, Lieut. E. Leicester, 52nd M. N. I. son of late Rev. G. C. F. Leicester, of Hatfield, Broad Oak.
Nov. 9. Catherine Margaret, daughter of late John Ross Hutchinson, Esq. Bengal civil service, at the Cape of Good Hope.
Jan. 18. Erskine, widow of Hon. Henry Erskine, of Amondale, and sister of late Sir Thomas Munro, Bart. at Edinburgh.
Feb. 4. Col. Andrew Creagh, C.B. late commanding 31st foot, at Burnley, Lancashire.
9. F. W. Morgan, Esq. late capt. H. E. I. C.'s service, in Airstreet, Piccadilly
11. James Hine Ball, Esq. late of the East-India House, at Herne Hill.
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14. Thomas Hart Davies, Esq., formerly President of the Medi. cal Hoard, Madras, at Guernsey.
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REGISTER OF INTELLIGENCE
BRITISH & FOREIGN INDIA, CHINA, & ALL PARTS OF THE EAST.
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been, by turns, in and out of favour with Heera Singh, some
months since obtained a jaghire, to which he was recomSUMMARY and REVIEW OF EAST. Civil Service :-Appointments,
mended to retire.' But retirement and inactivity did not ERN NEWS BENGAL:
agree with his mental constitution, and he returned to Miscellaneous Intelligence 107 Military :- Appointments, &c. 116 Medical Establishment
Lahore, where, in conjunction with his sister, he engaged in Civil Service :- Appointments, Naval Appointments, &c.
Births, Marriages, and Deaths 118 intrigues against Heera Singh. The latter endeavoured to Ecclesiastical..
defend himself by counter intrigues, which induced Jowhair
Births, Marriages and Deaths 119 Singh to make a second retreat from the capital, but led to
no suspension of his machinations against the minister. Commercial Intelligence...... 112
1:20 Heera Singh appears to have liked him still less at a distance MADRAS:Miscellaneous Intelligence.... 113 Railroads in India
**than when close at hand, and recalled him to the city. It Civil Service :- Appointments, Indian Army ...
did not, however, suit the purpose of Jowhair Singh to come
till he had prepared for his own safety, and the result was Shipping
Trial of Captain Douglas Births, Marriages, and Deaths
that the order was disregarded. At length, in the first week
troops in his behalf. The minister now thought the best - Miscellaneous Intelligence.
Puints and Pickings of China.. 140
way of disposing of the intruder was to murder him, and, DEPARTURE OF MAILS.
with a view to his security, he proposed to extend The next mail, for Ceylon, Madras, and Calcutta, with passen
the precaution, so as to subject the Ranee to the same inflicgers and goods, will be forwarded per the Great Liverpool from tion. These strong measures were råvërted by the minister Southampton on the 20th inst. Letters to be forwarded thereby discovering that he had been so completely countermined by must be posted in London on the 19th, but those addressed viâ Jowbair Singh as to be without the means of carrying them Marseilles will be in time on the evening of the 24th.
into effect, albeit murder is regarded as no great matter in
familiar Pundit, Jella. To this latter person the murder of The steamer Victoria, with the Bombay mail of 1st Feb. arrived
the young Maharajah appeared a much more feasible scheme at Suez 18th Feb. The mail reached Alexandria on the 20th, and
than that of his mother and uncle, and he advised recourse arrived at Malta, per Iberia. The mail was conveyed to Marseilles by H. M. steamer Locust. The portion via Southampton will be
to it, the vacant throne to be occupied by another puppet brought by the Peninsular and Oriental Company's steamer Tagus.
prince, the youngest son of the former Maharajah, Shere The London mail of the 7th December reached Bombay, per
Singh, aged two years. This plan, however, like the former, Atalanta steamer, on the morning of the 11th January ; Madras on was found impracticable. The Ranee and her brother had the 17th, Calcutta on the 19th, Agra on the 19th, and Delhi on the
gained the minds of the soldiery, and these latter determined 20th. The steamer Bentinck, with mails of the same date, reached
to take the interests of the state into their own hands. They Point de Galle on the 14th, Madras on the 17th (an hour after the overland express from Bombay), and Calcutta on the 21st January.
seem to have proceeded with great regularity, and to have
been well acquainted with the machinery of the representative DATES OF ADVICES.
system, deputations from each battalion having met in consultCalcutta .... Jan. 23.
ation. Heera Singh became alarmed, and made overtures for a Madras Jan. 24.
Dec. 19. compromise, offering to descend from his high station and Bombay.. Feb. 1.
accept an inferior office, as well as to pay back to the trea. Ceylon...... Jan. 18.
sury any amount in which, on examination, he might be
found indebted to it. The officers required time to consider, SUMMARY & REVIEW OF EASTERN NEWS.
but on the following morning a scene took place which The last Overland Mail brings more consistent, and it Heera Singh, regarded as boding him no good, Jowhain may be believed, more accurate information as to the revo- Singh mounted on an elephant, proceeded with the Mahara Jution in the Punjab than we previously possessed. It jah to the parade, and presented him for tlie hariage of seems that Jowhair Singh, the brother of the Maharajah's the soldiers. This pageant was acted in die presence and mother, and chief mover of the late revolution, who had with the approbation, of a number of pows
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