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DEATHS---Oct. of the signers of the Declaration of man of great independence of mind. Independence. His father was an emi He was never swayed by popular apnent merchant of Newport. During plause to do an act which his principles the early part of his collegiate course condemned. He paid no respect to men at Harvard College, his friends ex on account of their wealth or office. pected that young Channing would He honoured moral worth wherever he pursue the study of medicine, but his found it. His preaching and his writattention was turned to divinity by the ings were corroborated by a life of high Hollis Professor at that college. In moral character. He loved the cause of 1803 Mr. Channing was ordained over peace, and by his tongue and pen did all the congregation in Federal-street, Bos. he could to avert the calamities of war. ton. The lines between the orthodox He spoke out, in intelligible terms on and Unitarian denominations were not conjugal infidelity and licentiousness, then so distinct as they have now be In the pulpit his gravity and solemnity come ; in fact, the term Unitarian was exceeded that of most preachers, and not in general use. Mr. Channing many who boast of more correct tbeolowas considered a serious-minded young gical principles might have taken useful preacher, of blameless morals, of culti lessons from him, not only in the pulpit vated taste, strong eloquence, and lean but in all his social relations. ing to evangelical views in theology. 2. In St. James's-square, Lieut.-Col. Circumstances subsequently gave rise George Thornhill, C.B., formerly of to a more marked division of theological the 13th Light Infantry, and late comteachers, and Mr. Channing's preach- manding the 14th Foot. He was made ing and writing assumed a more decided Ensign 1796, in 13th Foot 1797, Lieut. character. His congregation, which 1798, Capt. 1805, brevet Major 1819, became more numerous, built him a Lieut.-Col. 1828. church, and his reputation in his own In Curzon-street, Mayfair, aged school of theology gained ground. Dr. 56, Capt. Joseph Blyth. Channing's published sermons during In Upper Brook-street, the Hon. the war of 1812 brought him into general Caroline Montagu, daughter of the late notice. Subsequently, his review of the Lord Charles Greville Montagu, and writings of Milton, his character of grand-daughter of Robert third Duke of Napoleon Buonaparte, and other able Manchester. performances, established his reputation At bis seat, Higher Hall, near among the eminent scholars and belles Leigh, Lancashire, in the 59th year of lettres writers of bis country and the his age, John Hodson Kearsley, esq., a world. The taunt of the · Edinburgh Magistrate and Deputy Lieutenant for Review,” at an early period, that Dr. the county palatine of Lancaster, and Channing “touched' lofty keys, but late M.P. for the borough of Wigan). with no very great force," was not Mr. Kearsley was in politics a staunch echoed by the numerous readers and Conservative; but, although his politi. admirers of his writings. Dr. Chan
cal sentiments differed from those of ning's publications on the subject of several of his constituents, it is admitted American Slavery have attracted no by all that whilst he sat in Parliament little attention both at home and in Eu. for their borough, no one could more rope. He belonged to no Anti-Slavery faithfully have watched over or more Society—he even doubted the wisdom zealously protected the local interests of of these Associations—but he was an the town of Wigan. His death will be uncompromising enemy to slavery, and a source of deep and lasting regret to all, thougbt, spoke, and wrote accordingly. and he has left behind him a good name One of the latest, if not the last per
which will be fondly cherished. formance of Dr. Channing, was on the
At his seat at Chartley, in the 1st of August, the anniversary of Eman county of Stafford, in the 82nd year of cipation in the British West Indies, his age, the Right Hon. Washington when he delivered a discourse in Berk Shirley, eighth Earl Ferrers and Visshire county, Massachusetts. A report count Tamworth (Sept. 3, 1711), thirof it was published, and attracted the teenth Baronet of the Shirleys of Staunadmiration even of those who do not ton Harold, in the county of Leicester espouse the cause in behalf of which (May 22, 1611). Dr. Channing directed so much labour Aged 42, Thomas Butler Chinn, and sympathy. Dr. Channing was a
esq., of the Close, Lichfield.
DEATHS.-Oct. At Castle House, Wivesliscombe, married, June 15, 1815, Lady Frances aged 59, Major-Gen. Charles Augustus Harris, younger daughter of James first Walker, of Whetleigh House, Earl of Malmesbury; and by that lady, Taunton.
who survives him, he has left issue a 3. At Bath, aged 84, Lieut.-Gen. son, Arthur Lowry, born in 1817, a James Price, of the Bengal army. Lieutenant in the 43rd Foot, and two
Suddenly, after only about an daughters, Florence Mary Georgiana and hour's illness, at his seat, Highfield Louisa Katherine. Park, near Klartford Bridge, Hanis, aged At Dunkeld House, aged 80, the 70, General the Hon. Sir Galbraith Most Noble Marjory Duchess of Atholl. Lowry Cole, G.C.B., K.T.S., Colonel of She was eldest daughter of James the 27th Foot, Governor of Gravesend sixteenth Lord Forbes, by Catharine, and Tilbury Fort, and a Commissioner only daughter of Sir Robert Innes, of of the Royal Military College and the Orton and Balvenie, Bart. ; was marRoyal Military Asylum. This dis ried first in 1786 to John Mackenzie, tinguished officer was the second son of Lord Macleod, eldest son of the attainted William first Earl of Enniskillen, by Earl of Cromarty, who died in 1789, Anne his wife, only daughter of Gal. without issue; and in 1794 became the braith Lowry Corry, esq., and sister of second wife of John fourth Duke of the first Earl of Belmore; and was Atholl, K.T., who died in 1830. therefore uncle of the present peer. He At Cassel, aged 77, the distinentered the service at an early age with guished German sculptor Ruhl. He was a high and gallant spirit, well fitted for the preceptor of Rauch, of Berlin, and military enterprise, and having passed held the appointment of professor at through the different gradations in rank the Academy of Arts at Cassel. was, in 1794, appointed to the Lieut. 5. At sea, aged 46, Robert Hughes Coloneley of Ward's Foot, and in the Treherne, esq., many years in the mari. January of 1801 was gazetted a Colonel time service of the Hon. East India in the Army. He was engaged in action Company. throughout the whole of the Peninsular 8.' At St. John's, New Brunswick, war, and received the repeated thanks aged 29, the Hon. Capt. John Hartof both Houses of Parliament for his stonge Pery, of the 30th reg., on that distinguished services throughout that station. He was the third son of Henry campaign, more particularly at the bat late Lord Glentworth, and grandson of tles of Salamanca in 1812, Vittoria and the Earl of Limerick. the Pyrenees the year following, and at At his residence, Upper BelgraveOrthes in 1814. He was second in com place, aged 84, Henry Robinson, esq. mand at the battle of Maida, and wore In Brunswick-square, aged 82, a medal for that splendid victory. He
Thomas Platt, esq. received also a cross and four clasps for At Woolwich, aged 88, Henry his gallant services in command of the
Canham, esq. fourth division at Albuera, Salamanca, At Vicar's Hill, Kingsteignton, Vittoria, Pyrenees, Nivelle, Orthes, and Devonshire, at the house of his brotherToulouse. lle was present also at the in-law Dr. Whipham, aged 67, the Rev. capture of Bordeaux. Sir G. L. Cole Henry Atkins, Vicar of Arreton, Isle of was for some time Governor of the Cape Wight, Prebendary of Wightering in of Good Hope, and has been since 1818 the cathedral of Chichester, and a mato the time of his death Governor of gistrate for Hampshire. Gravesend and Tilbury Fort. Ile was At Old Basing, the Rev. Stephen also Governor of the Island of Maori- Davies, M.A., Curate of that parish, tius, and Colonel of the 27th. (Enniskil and of Up Nately, Hants. len) Foot, to which he was appointed In bis 40th year, the Rev. Harry 16th Dec. 1826. In 1825 he was ad J. Place, Rector of Marnhull, Dorset. vanced to the rank of Major-General, 9. At his residence in Berkshire, in and on the 22nd July 1830 he was ga his 77th year, the Hon. John Broderick, zetted General. In the year 1812 he a General in the army, uncle to Lord sat in Parliament as Member for the co. Viscount Midleton. of Fermanagh, which was subsequently 10. At Venice, of deep decline, the represented by his nephew, the present Baroness Vander Noot de Moorsel, Earl of Ennishillen, prior to his succes youngest daughter of the late L. Heya sion to the peerage. Sir Lowry Cole land, esq.. of Glendargh, co, of Antrim,
DEATHS-Oct. 11. At Edinburgh, Lady M. Cuning, the present cheap and deservedly popuhame, widow of Sir James M. Cuning- lar race of weekly issues from the press. hame, Bart., of Corschill; and same At Claughton Hall, Lancashire, day, Miss M. Cuninghame, daughter of aged 56, John Gage Rokewode, of Coldthe same.
hain Hall, Suffolk, esq., barrister-at-law, In Dorset-place, John Dick, esq., Director of the Society of Antiquaries, late of Orange Park, Jamaica.
F. R. S. and F. L. S. As an antiquary 12. In Jermyn-street, Licut.-Col, Mr. Rokewode was highly accomplished. John Charles Hope, late of the Rifle He was a good scholar, well versed in Brigade.
English history, in records, in geneAt Norwood, aged 52, the Right alogy, and heraldry, with a correct eye Hon. Georgiana Elizabeth Countess of and an elegant taste in art. Bradford. She was the only daughter 16. At bis residence attached to the of the late Sir Thomas Moncriefle, Bt., Police Court, aged 52, David William by Lady Elizabeth Ramsay, aunt of the Gregorie, esq., Senior Magistrate at present Earl of Dalhousie.
Queen-square Police Court,
At his house in St. Giles Northe Rev. Tbomas Addams Williams, wich, John llerring, esq., one of her MaVicar of Uske, where he had performed jesty's Justices of the Peace for the co. the duties for upwards of sixty years. of Norfolk; in his 69th year.
13. At Tunbridge Wells, aged 54, 17. At Landford parsonage, aged 25, Sir John Jacob Buxton, Bart., of Shad Thomas Bolton Girdlestone, mate R.N. well Park, Norfolk.
third son of the Rev. Henry Girdlestone, At Cawnpore, aged 38, William and by his mother grand-nephew of the Richard Kennaway, esq., Judge of the illustrious Nelson. Civil Court of Futtypore, fourth son of At Burford House, in the co. of the late Sir John Kennaway, Bart. Salop, in the 72nd year of bis age, the
At Clifton, Thomas Lyttleton Hon. and Rev. George Rushout, late Lyster, esq., R.N., late of H.M.S. Cleo Fellow of All Soul's College. patra.
At Bradfield, Berks, aged 76, the At Crowcombe Court, Geo. Henry Rev. Henry Stevens, M.A. Rector of Carew, esq. He was descended from that parish. the ancient family of Broughton, and 18. At Haslar Hospital, Gosport, by marriage with Miss Carew, the lineal Lieut. Frederick Prangnall, R.N., late descendant of Sir Coventry Carew, of of Alresford, Ilants, and Kilworth, co. Anthony House, Cornwall, he became of Cork; in his 52nd. year. possessed of the Somersetshire pro At Camden Town, Dr. Peter perty, and also of Carew Castle, Pem Kenny, a gentleman of literary pursuits. brokeshire.
He committed suicide by cutting his 14. At Brighton, Lieut.-Gen. Sir Jas. throat ; verdict, temporary insanity. Lyon, K.C.B. and G.C.II., Colonel of At Hall Court, Mathon, aged 57,
Williain Vale, esq., a magistrate for In Jersey, Col. Gilbert Cimitiere. Herefordshire, and formerly a Lieut. in He received the brevet of Lieut.-Col.
the Navy. in 1819. He was present in sixteen At Naples, from the effects of general battles, besides several sieges malaria fever, John Harper, esq. Mr. and partial actions.
Harper was born at Dunken Hall, near - At Pimlico, aged 66, Mr. Ed. Blackburn, Lancashire, on the lith ward Augustus Kendall, the author of November, 1809. Ile bad been for " Keeper's Travels," " Travels in Ame some years resident in the city of York, rica and Canada," " Letters on Ireland,” where he practised, with flattering suc“ Letters on the Catholic Question,” cess, the profession of an architect; and, " Letters on the Abolition of the Slave even in a very brief career, he bas left Trade," " Trial by Battle," and other behind him many permanent examples works on political economy and juris- of his classical genius in architecture, prudence, besides many translations both in Yorkshire and in his native co. from the French in prose and verse. of Lancashire. In periodical literature, descending from 19. At his seat, St. Catherine's, near its higher range, he may be said to have Edinburgh, Sir William Rae, Bart. originated, in the" Literary Chronicle," Lord Advocate of Scotland, and M.P. "Olio," &c. twenty-five years since, for Buteshire, Sir William, who was
the 24th reg.
DEATHS--Oct. called to the bar as far back as the year which parish he had been Rector 1791, was a schoolfellow and co-tempo- twenty-eight years, the Rev. Robert rary of Sir Walter Scott, who ever enter Wetherell, B.C.L., formerly Fellow of tained a bigh regard for him, as fre New College, Oxford, and Prebendary quently appears from his recorded sen. of Hereford ; in his 75th year. timents. In 1819, and when sheriff of 21. William Scott, of Burnmouth, Midlothian, Sir W. Rae was promoted well known in Eskdale and Liddlesdale, to the office of Lord-Advocate, on the and indeed through the whole of the elevation of the present Lord Meadow border counties, as the author of “ Borbank to the bench. He held this office der Exploits,” and “The Beauties of until the accession of the Grey Ministry, the Border," both of which have been in 1830, and was afterwards re-appointed frequently reprinted. He was a shrewd, in 1834, and continued during the brief intelligent man, of eccentric habits, and official tenure of Sir R. Peel. During fond of collecting historical records ; the intervals in his official career the indeed, he was a perfect storehouse of Right Hon. Baronet remained in Par- local tradition and anecdote. He was liament, and was the acknowledged ad by trade a stonemason, but for many viser of the Opposition on all matters years he kept the parochial school at relating to Scotland. Perhaps no indi Burnmouth; and during harvest (a time vidual ever held this office so long, see when country schools are closed) he ing it is the key to the official patronage travelled the country, like “Old Mor. of Scotland, and the occupant of which tality.” lettering new and deciphering is, of course, entitled in due time to old tombstones. He was accidentally secure an honourable promotion for killed by being thrown from a cart. himself. Sir William might have on Ai Durdens, the Hon. Catharine various occasions claimed a seat on the Sophia, wife of Sir Gilbert Heathcote, bench, but he very honourably declined Bart. She was the second wife of Sir the judicial office, on the ground that Gilbert, and was married in 1825. The he did not consider himself sufficiently death of Lady Heathcote arose from the qualified as a practising lawyer. He distressing circumstance of her clothes was, however, allowed by all, including having caught fire ; and before assise his political opponents, to be most as. tance could be procured, suffocation siduous in his official duties, and many took place. remain to bear testimony to the effi At his residence, Etwall Lodge, cient services he rendered in local mat Derbyshire, in the 80th year of his age, ters. As a lawyer and public man, the the Rev. William Boultbee Sleath, D.D. characteristics of Sir William Rae were F. S. A., Warden of Etwall Hospital, those of good sense, active business Vicar of Willington, and formerly Head habits, and unpretending assiduity in Master of Repton School. the discharge of his duties, rather than Aged 58, William Henry Rowland brilliancy of talent and eloquence. Dur. Irby, esq., cousin of Lord Boston, and ing the entire period to which we have a gentleman well known on the turf. alluded he was always in Parliament 22. At Cheltenham, Major-General whether out of office or in office-steadily John Nicholas Smith, of Upper Harleyattached to his principles and his friends, street; in his 83rd year. In 1781, Gen. and ever occupied more peculiarly with Smith entered the service of the Hon. the multifarious business which had re East India Company, in which he served ference to Scotland. And although in with zeal, integrity, and distinction for the very brunt of the political warfare a period of fifty-six years. which prevailed with a greater or less At his house, on Forest Hill, Sir degree of keenness during the pro John Cowan, Bart., Alderman of the longed term of his public life, he could City of London. not be unscathed in the conflict, yet no At his residence, at Ipswich, the man in the same position could have Rev. John Constantine Cooke, Vicar of borne his faculties more meekly, or Swilland, in Suffolk, and Rector of King's carried with him to the grave less of the Repton, Huntingdon. asperities of political party,
At Thurlow-place, the Rev. Nun At Moor Lodge, Sheffield, the Morgan Harry, Minister of New Brond. Rev. Nathaniel Philipps, D.D.; in his street Chapel London ; in his 42nd 85th year.
year. - At Newton Longville, Bucks, of At Clonmel, aged 67, Thomas
DEATHS-Oct. Sadleir, esq. He was elder and only bear his name, were recast,_not a few brother to the Rey. the Provost of were fabricated, by him. Some of his Trinity College, and was the head of ballads in this collection are exquisitely one of the oldest families of English tender, touching, and beautiful. In settlers in Ireland.
the year 1810, Cunningham came to 24. At Richmond, Surrey, aged 73, seek his fortune in London. This adthe Rev. George Roberts, Vicar of vanced progressively, thanks to his own Gretton with Duddington, Northamp- prudence and industry. By turns he tonsbire.
tried most of the means of which a lite25. At Maizehill, near Blackheath, rary man can avail himself: reported for Kent, aged 26, the Rev. Robert James, a newspaper and wrote for the periodiM.A. Clare Hall, Cambridge.
cals, particularly the Literary Gazette, 26. In Oxford-terrace, Hyde Park, the London Magazine, and the Atheaged 52, Capt. James Keith Forbes, næum. More substantial labours, such late of the East India Company's Ser as “Sir Marmaduke Maxwell," a dravice.
ma, --the novels, “ Paul Jones,” and At Tremont House, in Boston, “ Sir Michael Scott,” with the “Songs Sir John Caldwell, late Treasurer-Gen. of Scotland," attested in succession bis of Canada.
literary industry. Meanwhile his other 27. At Theddingworth, Leicestershire, craft was not forgotten. He obtained aged 68, the Rev. W. F. Major, Vicar a situation in the studio of Sir Francis of that parish.
Chantrey, and this he continued worthily Aged 60, the Rev. W. Thompson, to occupy till his own death. This asPerpetual Curate of Halstock, Dorset. sociation had considerable influence
In Portman-street, aged 74, Thos. upon the future career of both parties. Barton Bowen, esq., Commissioner of To Cunningham, though acting in a the Insolvent Debtors' Court, a Bencher comparatively humble capacity, Chanof the Inner Teinple, and a Director of trey, there is reason to believe, was the Chelsea Waterworks.
deeply indebted for those poetical ideas 26. At Hampton Court, aged 62, the which raised his most successful sculpHon. Berkeley Paget, one of the Com ture into reputation, and himself into missioners of Excise. He was the young the high road to eminence and wealth. est son of Henry first Earl of Uxbridge, Not that Chantrey was himself destiand brother to the Marquess of Angle tute of imagination ; but, that he desey.
rived infinite benefit from the hints 29. At Darlaston, Staffordshire, aged elicited by collision with his bookkeeper 53, the Rev. Joseph Hugill, D.D. Rector and amanuensis. In another manner, of that parish.
also, the services of the latter were of In Lower Belgrave-place, Pimlico, value to the artist. From his interaged 56, Allan Cunningham, esq. Allan course with the press, Cunningham had Cunningham, the fourth son of his pa- ready access to that potent auxiliary; rents, was born at Blackwood, in Dum and his pen was indefatigable in profriessbire. Though his family was in claiming far and wide the skill of his humble circumstances, a biographical friend ; in fighting his battles where memoir, published some years since, public competition was the order of the tells us that one of the poet's ancestors, day; and, in fact, doing everything to by taking the side of Montrose, lost for promote his interests which newspaper the family their patrimony in Ayrshire. support could accomplish. Sir Francis He was taken from school when eleven by bis will made a grateful acknowledgyears old and apprenticed to a mason. ment for this faithful and effectual deLittle calculated as such a position votedness. Comfortably situated in the might seem to allow much leisure for studio of Chantrey, offering much of cultivation, it is certain, that from an congenial pursuit, and bringing him inearly age, Allan must have been a dili to contact with men of rank and genius, gent and miscellaneous reader. It was Allan had leisure enough to cultivate about the year 1810, that Allan Cun his own literary tastes, and in succes, ningham's name began first to be seen sion to produce a number of estimable in pript; one of his earliest appearances works. His own poetry stamped his being as a contributor to Cromek's “Re. name with distinction among the minmains of Nithsdale and Galloway Song,” strels of Scotland ; and Scott, Hogg, Most of the old fragments, which there and others in the foremost rank, at once