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LONDON GAZETTE of JANUARY 4,
Windsor-Castle, January 1, 1817. THE THE Queen has been graciously pleased to ap
point Major-General Herbert Taylor to be Treasurer to Her Majesty, in the room of the Earl of Effingham, deceased.
War-Office, January 4, 1817.
MEMORANDUM. His Royal Highness the Prince Regent has been pleased, in the name and on the behalf of Ilis Majesty, to grant perniission to the 51st Regiment of Light Infantry to-bear on its colours and appointments, in addition to any other hadges or devices which may have been heretofore granted to the regiment, the words
Vittoria and "Nivelle,'' in commemoration of the services of the regiment at Vittoria on the 21st June 1813, and at Nivelle in November 1813.
LONDON GAZETTE of JANUARY 7,
Whitehall, January 7, 1817. HIS Royal Highness the Prince Regent hath been pleased, in the name and on the behalf of His Majesty, to nominate and appoint LieutenantGeneral Sir Gordon Drummond, Knight Commander of the Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath, to be a Knight Grand Cross of the said Most Honourable Military Order, vice LieutenantGeneral Sir James Leith, deceased.
Whitehall, January 7, 1817. His Royal Highness the Prince Regent hath been pleased, in the name and on the behalf of His Majesty, to nominate and appoint LieutenantGeneral Sir Alexander Campbell, Bart. to be a Knight Commander of the Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath, vice Lieutenant-General Sir Gordon Drummond.
Whitehall, December 20, 1816. The Lord Chancellor has appointed Joseph Higginbottom, of Oldham, in the county palatine of Lancaster, Gent. to be a Master Extraordinary in the High Court of Chancery.
LONDON GAZETTE of JANUARY 11,
Whitehall, January 10, 1817. THE Lord Chancellor has appointed Thomas Salmon, of South Shields, in the county of Durliam, Gent, to be a Master Extraordinary in the High Court of Chancery.
LONDON GAZETTE of JANUARY 14,
Foreign-Office, January 13, 1817. HIS Royal Highness the Prince Regent has been ple:sed, in the name and on the behalf of His Majesty, to appoint George William Chad, Esq. to be Secretary to His Majesty's Embassy at the Court of the Netherlands.
Whitehall, January 14, 1817. His Royal Highness the Prince Regent, in the name and on the behalf of His Majesty, taking into consideration the highly distinguished services rendered by Sir David Ocliterlony, Bart. a Major, General in the Army in the East Indies, and Kaight Grand Cross of the Most Honourable MiB2
litary Order of the Bath, on dirers important nccasions during a period of thirty-nine years, partienlarly in the course of those arduous operations of the Marbatta war, wbich conduced to the decisive victory gained by the British forces imder the command of the late General Viscount Lake, in the memorable conflict before Delhi, on the 11th of September 1803, to the consequent surrender of that capital, and to the restoration of His Majesty Shah Alum to the throne of his ancestors; as also the proofs of wisdom and military talent afforded by this Officer during the subsequent olelence of the said city against the whole force of Jeswont Rao Holkar, his prudent arrangements and disposition of the comparatively few troops under his orders, his judicious conduct, at so difficult a crisis, in the discharge of the high and important functions of British Resident at the Court of Delhi, combined with his great energy and animated personal exertions, to which was chiefly attributed the safety of that capital and of the person of Shah Alum, at a time wben the loss of either might have proved highly prejudicial to the public interests iu Hindostan; and, further, the unremitting zeal, foresight, and decision manifested by the said Major-General, under circumstances of great difficulty, during the late contest with the State of Nepaul, especially in that series of combined moveinents, during the nights of the 14th and 15th of April 1815, against the fortified positions of the Goorkah army on the heights of Malown, which led to the establislument of the British troops on that range of mountains, theretofore deemed to be impregnable, to the evacuation by the enemy of the fortresses of Malown and Jyetuck, to the defeat and surrender of Umr Sing Thappa, the Chief Conimander of the hostile force, and to the successful and glorious termination of that campaign; and, lastly, the judgment, per