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ter, from London, Cape, and Miras-86 Prince awful ceremony, and long before Mr.

Regent, Murphy, from Leadee - Lourd, Masters, the magistrate, arrived with the Tait, from Greecoci: Asce, war, ire

ditto; Anturu, Wise, froes Losce; and warrant for the execution, several thousands were collected on the spot. The

Prince Regent, Richards, irc XS wus-3

Princess Charlotte, Siephenson, free Markus wretched criminal was brought to the

Degertura fra Citta ground about half-past sis, and sat by a

Jes. 7. Oceas, Searle, Ne Yat- Lair fire kindled near the foot of the gallows

Flors, Fayre; and Permes, de cir huddled up in a horse blanket (the only Londoe-16 Rezero, Fe, iz Lae: covering he had on, except the usual bary, Budwell, iz Beber; and George Corea, dhotee or rag round the waist,) awaiting for Loccidis Das S ix Lade: his fate with apparent indifference. After il Young Morrisce, for Liverpool: and

Ererold, Bester, ice Boston - Bir Parker, the warrant was read, however, while his

Jeffery, for Loadce; bien , Rad sa Nas irons were being knocked off, he cried out

cat; and Les Each, Deos, ir

Wales-21. La Lucie, Garzon, se ka loudly for pardon, “ Doha ee Sahib logon

-25. Magellan, Resad, fa las.com Dohae !" which be continued to repeat till

eandel, Label, for Bordesa; 2a parte, a the last. He was bustled up the ladder ten, for Philadelp3. Ricare. Ce ser

Loodoe; ad Varis, Strong, for renang by the attendant executioners in a most

7. Margerie sector, Chemie La unceremonious manner, and while the

17. Ser Escend Pezet, Geary, Sa Latin-1 bandage was being placed over his eyes, wore Euras, Jim the fatal noose was thrown over his head, for London: Jese, se, fas; and and he was in the act of attempting to sit Archiwali, Martin, for etter E pacte E

rald, for Londos down upon the scaffold, when the props were knocked away, and he was launched into eternity. For the first minute we observed not the slightest motion in the

Oct. 5, 1829. Ats, the laty of Cape Sce body, and it appeared as if life had become

ton, 2d Europ-rest, oé s dangte. instantly extinct; but for a few seconds af. Nez. 21. At Moradzand the lady of the late terwards the convulsite movements of the Capt. Tume, or a dangtes

Dec. 1. At Yorziabad, the best I. Jamais limbs seemed to indicate that the vital Ese, of a daeghter. spark was not extinguished by death. The # At camp, Jagses, the vize of W.E.

Chees, sabesest serreger, a tanging. body is to be gibbetted, and the iron cage

* ArArb, Her Shahahar, Sir to contain it was brought to the ground in mingham, da se a cart which followed the criminal to the

Zi. At Sangor, the lady of Cape Ital.. rallows. The assembled multitude of Berlatilies, of a som

at Buzz, the las Cages Corts, atives appeared at first totally callous to

Jan. 9, 1923. The lads & Liest Ches Tuner, awful nature of the spectacle they 5th Madras Votesteers, da ste re collected to witness, laughing and 5 At Bertassepoes, the lats

de Bail, ing with each other in the most unfeel

Esz., o Rzesadas, a son and here

At Calcutta, the lateso W. Latesa, La manner about the toraasha, as they of a daughter. ed it; but when the criminal was turned At Calota, Vs I. Buntiant, as

bom female fast the countenances of many seemed to

- At Calcutta, the laos 7. Farris, Es, ite that the example of condige pu a daughter. st before them bad made a serious,

7. it Bares, the lac de les Itinstone, Eas.

MED., 20 astetee ta, da so brief impression upon them.

- At Calcutta, the lais dé I. Bzzz, Day, s derstand that about a fortnight laughter. native, a Brahmin, was hanged

lã Atag, Miss M. Leopoid of a langit.

12. At Besia, the lausa Cat Jotun Fall at near the Golahs, for a most N.L, de a se rder of a native woman,

- At Calcutta the vile of M. S. Gring

H.C. marine, de a canter egs and arms were found

14 At Caicutz, the lady of S. D. Eamp, Easy ved from the body and of a son hentioned in the Hur- Swintos, é a izugares

16. At Barrackpore, the labs Liens Com gust last. We have

- At Calcutta, tine lady of im Sámisie, Ealy, this man confessed

of a daughter
dered his wife, though H.C.'s marios, é asos

- At Calcutta, the više É V I. 3 Flertas, been discovered.

At Criotis, the laws of James Wer Hines 25.

Esen, of a danter
17. At Calcuttz, the laos of Bota Sillan, Fagy

19. At Calcutta, Ves Thomas Brown, of a

daughter. m Batavia, &c.

21. At Diamosz, the laty of Chat Kiigs, Ealy, and Singapore.

planter, of zezga. pore.-22. Per

2. At Calcutta, te laty o Comar, Lety, en und Elizabeth,

Po At Durs-Dum, fine lais the Rer. 1
Iscraghten,
Martin,

- At leasres, the basis of CaptJ. Talio, bia, Dou

assist.com.gen, de a som
- At Benzes, the lateso CaptJ. Bytom, asas
com ga, so

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days last year, taken from the returns of dawn with Appa Sahib and two hundred the General Post-Office, will serve as a cri- horses, and fled about eleven coss from the terion of the quantity of this sort of read. camp. Baiza Baee was in great affliction ing required in the interior, and the com on hearing of these events, and a message parative rank and estimation of the different of condolence was sent to her, saying, papers :

that if she wished, an officer should be March. December.

sent to induce Appa Sahib to return, alGovernment Gazette... 293

though it was not likely that Patenkar John Bull

259 261

would permit him. The Baee returned no Judia Gazette

254 257

answer. Information was received that Bengal Hurkaru 168 144

Gurgi Bey had destroyed himself, and Bengal Chronicle

158 126

orders were given to throw his body any where. On the 26th, a letter was sent by

Appa Sahib to the Baee, who despatched The Lord Bishop of Calcutta arrived

à reply with ten loads of articles and ten off Town on the 19th January, and on the troopers.- Jami Jehan Nama. following day attended the Cathedral, where his Lordship was installed by the

MARINE SCHOOL. Venerable Archdeacon Corrie.

Last evening, Capt. Biden, of the Hon. The Lord Bishop of Calcutta, attended Company's ship Princess Charlotte of by his chaplains and family, paid a visit

Wales, had the honour of leading forth his yesterday morning to Bishop's College.

" Nautick Band ” on the Chowringhee We observe that the funds of this institu boards, in the comedy of John Bull, betion are receiving very considerable addi

fore the Right Hon. the Governor-general tions froin the donations of public bodies

and family, and one of the most brilliant at home, connected with the Church of audiences ever witnessed at this theatre. England. We have not yet seen any de

The comedy was played with pretty good tailed account of the proceedings of the

effect, making all allowance for
appearances,

Between each act college, and how far it is likely to attain the pious object for which it was instituted; there was a song, in which two young as.

the sock and buskin" but we may now expect that such expla- pirants of nation will be soon afforded to the Chris

evinced great powers, and were loudly tian public.-Cal. John Bull, Jan. 22.

applauded and encored. The afterpiece

was one of the leader's own imagination, MAHARAJA JANUKI RA0 SCINDIA.

entitled, The Patriotic Feast, or the AnAdvices from the court of his Highness

niversaries of the Glorious Victories of Coextend to the 28th of December. On the

runna and Bhurtpore, in which he led

forth the little sailor lads belonging to the 22d, Ganpat Rao reported that Sankat

Marine School, for the benefit of which Rao and Mihnet Rao, followers of Pa.

institution our readers are aware the play tenkar, were endeavouring to create a disturbance under pretence of supporting given in the fast scene, before which the

was got up.

Several transparencies were Appa Sahib, and that it was necessary they boys sang the national anthem, and the should be secured. An order to that effect

curtain fell amidst the loudest plaudits at was sent to Mr. Jacob, and a letter was

about half past eleven o'clock.-Cal. John addressed to the Resident. On the 23d, a

Bull, Jan. 19. letter from Gurgi Beg Khan, one of the

The collection at the doors amounted to officers of the arsenal, to Patenkar, promising to execute what that chief should

10,000 rupees, which, with donations to

the institution, made 26,000. order him, was intercepted, and orders were given to arrest the writer. Gurgi posed of six East Indian Gentlemen, and

On the 25th January, a deputation comBeg finding his danger, attempted to defend himself in his dwelling by firing,

headed by Mr. J. W. Ricketts, waited from which several of the soldiers, sent to

upon Capt. Biden, agreeably to appointapprehend him, were killed. At last they

ment, for the purpose of presenting him forced their way to the roof, where the

with a piece of plate, as a token of their

esteem and applause for his laudable exer. parties fought hand to hand, and about

tions in behalf of their marine school. fifteen persons were killed and wounded ; amongst the latter was Gurgi Beg himself, who, after being prostrated by the thrust of a spear, was taken prisoner, heavily The Fakeer who so barbarously mur. ironed, and put into prison. On the 24th, dered a child, William Beauchamp, at Hindoo Rao reported, that of the ten lacks Howrah Ghaut, on Sunday the 24th July due by Patenkar, the Baiza Baee had ad last, was executed yesterday morning, purvanced four, and promised that the rest suant to his sentence, at a quarter before should be paid on the 1st of the month. eight o'clock, in the open space called the In the mean time Patenkar, having sent School ground. Soon after daylight the off his effects during the night, set off at natives began to assemble to witness the

awful

EXECUTION OF A FAKEER.

awful ceremony, and long before Mr. ter, from London, Cape, and Madras.-16. Prince

Regent, Murphy, from London. - 21. Laurel, Masters, the magistrate, arrived with the

Tait, from Greenock; Packet, M'Arthur, froin warrant for the execution, several thou. ditto; Arcturus, Wilson, from London; and sands were collected on the spot. The Prince Regent, Richards, from N.S. Wales.---26.

Princess Charlotte, Stephenson, from Mauritius. wretched criminal was brought to the ground about half-past six, and sat by a

Departures from Calcutta. fire kindled near the foot of the gallows,

Jan. 7. Ocean, Searle, for New York.-15. Lady

Flora, Fayrer; and Parmelia, Wimble, both for huddled up in a horse blanket (the only London.-16. Resource, Fenn, for London ; Suncovering he had on, except the usual bury, Budwell, for Bombay; and George Canning,

Clark, for Isle of France;-17. Diadem, Wilson, dhotee or rag round the waist,) awaiting

for London.-18. Eliza, Sutton, for London ; his fate with apparent indifference. After William Young, Morrison, for Liverpool; and the warrant was read, however, while his

Emerald, Hunter, for Boston.-19. Henry Porcher,

Jeffery, for London ; Indian Oak, Reid, for Musirons were being knocked off, he cried out

cat ; and Lady Blackwood, Debbs, for N. S. loudly for pardon, “ Doha ee Suhib logon Wales.-21. La Lucie, Garagnon, for Marseilles, Dohae !" which he continued to repeat till

-25. Magellan, Reynaud, for Nantz.-27. Coro

mandel, Labal, for Bordeaux; and Pacific, Woothe last, He was hustled up the ladder ten, for Philadelphia.-30. Robarts, Corbyn, for by the attendant executioners in a most

London; and Maria, Strong, for Penang.--- Feb.

7. Marquis Wellington, Chapman, for London. unceremonious manner, and while the

17. Sir Edward Paget, Geary, for London.-20.bandage was being placed over his eyes, Ganges, Boultbee, for London. - 21. Palmira, the fatal noose was thrown over his head,

Lamb, for London ; Warren Hastings, Mason,

for London ; Jane, Jamieson, for Mauritius; and and he was in the act of attempting to sit Archibald, Martin, for ditto.-23. H.M. yacht Hedowy upon the scaffold, when the props

rald, for London. were knocked away, and he was liunched into eternity. For the first minute we

BIRTHS. observed not the slightest motion in the body, and it appeared as if life had become

Oct. 25, 1827. At Agra, the lady of Capt. Bot.

ton, 2d Europ. regt., of a daughter. instantly extinct ; but for a few seconds af

Nov. 27. At Moradabad, the lady of the late terwards the convulsive movements of the Capt. Turner, of a daughter.

Dec. 1. At Moradabad, the lady of T. Jonnochy, limbs seemed to indicate that the vital

Esq., of a daughter. spark was not extinguished by death. The 22. At camp, Jagsee, the wife of Mr. W. E.

Cheek, sub-assist. surveyor, of a daughter. body is to be gibbetted, and the iron cage

26. At Arrah, zillah Shahabad, Mrs. John Birto contain it was brought to the ground in mingham, of a son. a cart wbich followed the criminal to the 27. At Saugor, the lady of Capt. T. Marshall,

Bengal artillery, of a son. gallows. The assembled multitude of

29. At Buxar, the lady of Capt. S. Corbett, of natives appeared at first totally callous to a son. the awful nature of the spectacle they

Jan. 2, 1828. The lady of Lieut. Chas. Turner,

35th Madras Volunteers, of a son. were collected to witness, laughing and 5. At Berhampore, the lady of Robert Bell, joking with each other in the most unfeel Esq., of Ramnaghur, of a son and heir.

6. At Calcutta, the lady of W. Jackson, Esq., ing manner about the tomasha, as they of a daughter. called it ; but when the criminal was turned At Calcu'ta, Mrs. J. Buckland, of a stilloff, the countenances of 'many seemed to

born female infant.

At Calcutta, the lady of F. Harris, Esq., of indicate that the example of condign pu a daughter. nishment before them had made a serious, 7. At Bareilly, the lady of Jas. Johnstone, Esq.,

M.D., 2d Nusseree bat., of a son. bowever brief impression upon them.

- At Calcutta, the lady of T. Brae, Esq., of a We understand that about a fortnight daughter. ago another native, a Brahmin, was hanged

10. At Agra, Mrs. M. Leopold, of a daughter.

12. At Banda, the lady of Capt. John Hall, 8th at Howrah, near the Golahs, for a most N.I., of a son. barbarous murder of a native woman,

At Calcutta, the wife of Mr. S. Girling,

H.C. marine, of a daughter. whose head and legs and arms were found

14. At Calcutta, lady of A. D. Kemp, Esq., in a tank dissevered from the body and of a son. tied up in a bag, as mentioned in the Hur

16. At Barrackpore, the lady of Lieut. Col. Wm.

Swinton, of a daughter. karu of the 1st August last. We have - At Calcutta, the lady of Wm. Ainslie, Esq., been informed that this man confessed of a daughter. that he had also murdered his wife, though

- At Calcutta, the wife of Mr. J. M. Heritage,

H.C.'s marine, of a son. the crime bad never been discovered. - At Calcutta, the lady of James Weir Hogg,

Esq., of a daughter. Beng. Hurk., Jan. 25.

17. At Calcutta, the lady of John Allan, Esq.,

of a son. SHIPPING.

19. At Calcutta, Mrs. Thomas Brown, of a Arrivals in the River,

daughter. Jan. 15. Cygnet, Stephens, from Batavia, &c.

21. At Dinapore, the lady of Chas. Ridge, Esq., -17. Falcon, Moore, from China and Singapore.

planter, of a daughter.

22. At Calcutta, the lady of C. Oman, Esq., of -20. Jane, Moncrief, from Singapore.-22. Perseverance, Brown, from Liverpool; and Elizabeth, Stewart, from Mauritius.-23. Calcutta, Stroyan,

23. At Dum Dum, the lady of the Rev. A. from Liverpool.- 26. Sir Francis Macnaghten,

Macpherson, of a son. Patterson, from China.-27. Archivald, Martin,

At Benares, the lady of Capt. J. Taylor, from Bordeaux and Mauritius.-28. Zenobia, Dou

assist. com. gen., of a son. glas, from London and Rio de Janeiro; and David

At Benares, the lady of Capt. J. Ayton, assist. Clarke, Viles, from Isle of France. - 30. Anna

com. gen., of a son.

26. At Calcutta, Mrs. A. G. Balfour, of a son. Robertson, Irving, from London.-31. Virginia, Hullock, from Bombay; and Matilda, Rubarth,

28. At Calcutta, the lady of R. Saunders, Esq.,

civil service, of a son. from Stockholm.- Feb. 2. La Belle Alliance, Hun

- At Calcutta, Mrs. J. C. Hoff, of a son.

a son.

Jan.

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3). At Calcutta, the lady of Joseph Dorin, Esq.,

Madras. civil service, of a son. .: Feb. 1. At Chowringhee, the lady of Major Fendall, of a son.

COURT-MARTIAL: At Calcutta, the lady of Lieut. Joseph Cor. field, 1st N.I., of a daughter.

LIEUT. EDWARDS, 3, At Calcutta, the lady of J. Bridgnell, Esq., of a son.

Head-Quarters, Camp Meerunku Serui,

Dec. 23, 1827.–At a General CourtMARRIAGES.

Martial, held at Fort St. George on the Dec. 27, 1827. At Meerut, J. S. Toke, Esq., 5th November 1827, and continued by assist. surg., 43 N.I., to Miss A. G. Don.

adjournments to the 14th of the same 28. At Calcutta, H. S. Oldfield, Esq., to Letitia, eldest daughter of the late Col. R. Scott,

month, Lieut. John Edwards, of H.M. Bengal service.

46th Foot, was arraigned on the following V. Jan. 8, 1828. At Chandernagore, Mr. D. Ferron, indigo planter, to Mrs. Lisse Couder, relict

charges: of the late Jerom Couder, Esq., indigo planter, Ist. “ For conduct unbecoming an offi. 10. At Calcutta, D. E. Shuttleworth, Esq., láte

cer and a gentleman, in having at sea, on of the ship Cambridge, to Elizabeth, second daughter of Geo. Ingles, Esq., of Silhet.

board the #1.C.'s ship Warren Hastings, on 14. At Calcutta, W. S. Barnard, Esq., to Eliza, the evening of the 20th Sept. 1827, grossthird daughter of the late Major Boscawen, of the Bengal army,

ly:insulted Mrs. Marion Rose, a passenger At Calcutta, Mr. R. Hood to Miss E. G. Ro on the samne ship.” driguese, daughter of the late Mr. M. Rodriguese, 2d. For conduct subversive of good indigo planter.

17. At Calcutta, George Canham, Esq., of Pur order and military discipline, at the same neah, to Miss H. M. Henderson, of Camberwell.

place, and on the same evening, in re18. At Juanpoor, Mr. Geo. Godfrey, assist., colJector's office, to Diana, daughter of the late Mr. fusing to obey the orders of his commandH. Brown.

ing officer, Capt. James Skirrow, of 20. At Serampore, Mr. Peter Victor to Made

H.M.'s 48th regt. of Foot, to go below; moiselle Sophia Callow.

26. At Calcutta, Geo. Palmer, Esq., to Miss and in continuing in high altercation with Anne Elizabeth Cauty.

Capt. Mason, commanding officer of the At Calcutta, Mr. J. Petres to Miss R. D'Souza.

At Calcutta, Mr. Samuel Wilson, to Mrs. same ship, Frances Raye.

3d." For conduct subversive of good 29. At Cálcutta, Thomas Savi, 'Esq., "to Miss

order and military discipline at sea, in the Eliza C. De Verinne.. 1

Feb. 2. At Calcutta, Mr. W. Peat, H.C.'s ma- cuddy of the H.C.'s ship Warren Hastings, rine, to Miss Louisa M.Keney.

on the 4th Sept. 1827, in saying that - 5. At Calcutta, W. H. Urquhart, Esq., to Miss A. Smith, daughter of the late M. Smith, Esq., of

**the commanding officer of the troops had Howrah.

neither the character nor the dress of a

gentleman,' and that if he (the com

1 DEATHS

inanding officer) had spoken to him (the Nov. 25, 1827. At Tatalayah, Dr. James Carnie, prisoner) in the way which he had done to assist. surg. on this establishment.

another officer, he would have kicked him Dec. 23. At Kotah, Wm. Corbet, Esq., assist. surg., eldest son of Wm. Corbet, Esq., of Bield off the quarter-deck,' or words to that side, in Aberdeenshire, aged 30.

effect.' Jan. 7, 1828. Mr. Ranald Macdonald, late com

Upon which charges the court came to mander of the ship Alexander, aged 28.

8. On his way to the upper provinces, Ens. John the following decision : B. Murrell. His remains were interred at Monghyr. “ The court having most maturely

10. At Dacca, Henry Harris, Esq., assist. civil surgeon at that station.

weighed and considered the whole of the At Serampore, Mrs. Agostinha Alphonso, evidence brought forward in support of aged 90, relict of the late Mr. R. Alphonso, of Chandernagore.

the prosecution, as well as what the priAt Calcutta, Mr. Alex. Murdock, aged 23, soner, Lieut. John Edwards, of H.M.'s assistant to Messrs. Burkingyoung and Co.

46th Foot, hath urged in his defence, and At Calcutta, Mary, relict of the late Mr. John Luffman, aged 60.

the evidence in support thereof, is of opiAt Calcutta, Mrs. C. Brown, aged 30. in At Keitah, Joseph William Sandby, only son of Major J. W. Loder, aged two years.

“ That the prisoner is not guilty of the 11. At Bauglepore, Sarah, , widow of the late

first charge.”. Rev. Thomas Christian.

“ That the prisoner is not guilty of the At Agra, Emily Jane, daughter of Lieut. Howard, Isi Europ, regtı, aged five years.

second charge. At Entally, Mrs. Ahmuty, aged 54.

That the prisoner is guilty of the At Calcutta, Mr. Thomas Cheshire, aged 29.

third charge." 12. At Calcutta, Mrs. Elizabeth Clinger, aged 64.

13. At Saugor, Lieut. Col. Wm. Logie, com. " The court having found the prisoner manding 34th N.I.

guilty to the extend above stated, doth 16. At Calcutta,Capt. Daniel Kitchener, aged 32. - At Calcutta, of child birth, Mrs. Brae, lady

sentence him, the said Lieut. John Ed.. of Thomas Brae, Esq., late of the firm of Harris wards, of H.M.'s 46th Foot, to be placed at and Co., indigo planters, Kishnaghur, aged 21. 22. At Calcutta, Mr. G. F. Ebert, aged 50.

the bottom of the list of the lieutenants of * 23. At Calcutta, Dr. M. Barber, surgeon of the the regiment to which he belongs, as they ship Nande, of Liverpool.

stand at this date, the 34th day of Nov. 27. At Howrah, Mr. John Clermont, formerly a livery-stable keeper, aged 50).

1827." 29. At Calcutta, Henry Cooke, Esq., aged 59.

Approved and confirmed,
Feb. 1. At Calcutta, Wm. Davis, son of Mr. J.
Donovan, aged twelve years.

(Signed) G. T. WALKER, Lieut. Gen. 4. At Calcutta, Maria Paulin, wife of Mr. W. T. Rodgers, register of the export warehouse,

Recommendation.--" The court having aged 33.

performed its duty, in finding the facts set

forth

1.

nion :

forth in the third charge, according to the circumstances, then, unless actually on the evidence before it, most earnestly recom- parade, could they have been more crimends the prisoner to the mercy of bis minally uttered ? 'As to whether this eri. Exc. the Commander-in-chief, in consi. dence was brought forward vindictively deration of the peculiar circumstances un. or not, however it may affect the character der which the expressions used by Lieut. of the reporter, it can in no manner alter Edwards were made use of, and the vic. the case of the prisoner. dictive mode in wbich they were, after a Adverting then to the evidence on the tong interval, brought to the knowledge of first charge, and the untenable ground Iris commanding officer; and is further in taken from the recommendation of the Auenced to this recommendation by the court, it must not create surprise that the excellent character the prisoner has bither. Lieut.gen. desires that the sentence may to borne.”

be carried into execution, and Lieut. Ed. (Signed) W. G. Pearse, wards may think himself most fortunate,

Lieut. Col., President. under all the circumstances of the case, Remarks by his Exc. Lieut. Gen. Sir that he has been subjected to a court so George Walker.

leniently disposed. It must be always a subject of consider (Signed) G. T. Walker, Lieut.gen. able regret to him, when the Lieut.g

.gen. The prisoner, Lieut. Edwards, is refeels it his duty to decline acceding to the Jeased from arrest, and will proceed to the recommendation of a court-martial; but depôt at Poonamalle, to join his detachalthough he has in this instance officially ment, approved and confirmed the finding and . Remarks. — By the Right Hon. 'the sentence of the court, in the hope that the Commander-in-Chief in India. risk to which the prisoner has been sub In publishing to his Majesty's army in jected by the trial, and the lenient punish. India the above proceedings of a general ment awarded him may be found sufficient court-martial held at Madras, and conto deter him and others from similar con. firmed by Lieut.gen. Sir George Walker, duet in future, the Lieut.gen. is yet bound the Commander-in-chief is again called to to say, that on the first charge the prisoner require from courts-martial a particular was acquitted in the face of the positive and defined sentence; in the present inevidence of three respectable witnesses, stance, the extent of Lieut. Edwards' pusupported even in essential points by two nishment cannot be known for a period of kadduced on the defence. Now, though the six months, he may escape without any

Lieut.gen. admits that there may be some punishment, or may lose a considerable reason, froin part of the evidence in de- number of steps in his regiment ; either fence, to think that this insult to a lady of which latter cases, it is presumed, could was not the gross and premeditated one not have been contemplated by the court. jt first appeared to be, yet it is so clearly As Lieut. Edwards stood at the time of proved that the lady in question was ac his trial the last of the confirmed lieutetually insulted by the prisoner, that the nants in his regiment, with two nominaLieut.gen. is obliged to recall to the re tions under him unconfirmed, his Exc. membrance of this court, and trusts that it will assume that that was the extent of pumay be impressed upon the minds of the nishment that the court intended to inflict members of all future courts martial, that upon him; he will therefore so far mitigate they are under solemn oath to judge only the sentence, as to limit his loss of rank in of the facts charged by the evidence before the regiment to two steps, should it here'them, and if in pursuance of this it be after

appear

that he would have suffered a comes their painful duty to sentence to a

greater one. severe punishment, a recommendation The foregoing order is to be entered in founded on any alleviating circumstances the general order book, and read at the may very properly be forwarded, together head of every regiment in his Majesty's with the finding and sentence; but in no service in India. case is finding to be dependent but on ac By order of the Commander-in-chief, tual evidence to the facts charged.

F. H. DAWKINS, Lieut.col., On the 2d charge, among conflicting Offic. Adj. Gen. of H.M.'s forces in India. evidence, it may be fair that the court should lean to the lenient side, but when, on the 3d charge, of which the prisoner CIVIL APPOINTMENTS. 'is convicted, the court recommends him to Jan. 18. Sir James Home, Bart., Malayalumn mercy, “in consideration of the peculiar translator to Government. circumstances under which the expressions Charles Harris, Esq., principal collector of Cud

dapah. were made use of by him,” when the ex

Malcolm Lewin, Esq., a sub-collector in propressions charged were uttered in the pub vince of Canara. lic cuddy of the ship before the very ser John Hørsley, Esq., sub-collector of Tinnevelly. vants, whence they might be, and probably W. Ashton, Esq., deputy collector of sea cuswere repeated even to the soldiers under

R. Gardner, Esq., head assistant to principal Capt. Skirrow's command ; under what collector of northern division of Arcot.

toms at Madras.

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