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- MEDICAL AND PHYSICAL SOCIETY.

Proceedings of a Meeting af the Medical and Physical

SKETCH OF DEPENDENCIES, &c.
Society of Calcutta, held at the Asiatic Society's Cr. By balance as above,.............. 3,776 0
Apartments, the 6th Jan. 1838.

By bills receivable (sum due from Mem.
PRESENT,
bers.]...

6,625 0 Drs. Sawers, Goodeve and Wallich ; Messrs. Cor.

Rs 10,401 0 byn and McCleland ; Drs. O'Shaughnessy, Rankin, Bain, Stewart and Bell; Messrs. Ledlie, McCosh, Dr. To liabilities for 1838.. O'Shaughnessy, Chapman, Porteous, Egerton, Green

2,472 0

Probable balance at the end of the preseot and Strong ; Dr. Fluffnagle, Mr. Oyr, Dr. Spry. year without including subscriptions growing Lellers from the following gentlemen were read.

due for 1838,..

7,929 0 From W. Watson, Esq., Garrison Surgeon, Allahabad, staring his wish to withdraw from the society.

(viz. 5246).. 10,401 0 From the Secretary of the Asiatic Society, returning The report of the Committee appointed to enquire the thanks of that body for the three first numbers of the into the state of the society was then presented. Quarterly Journal.

[l'he Committee recommen:led, From Mr. George Parbury, of New Broad Street, Lon.

Ist. don, requesting that the society would constitute him with the intere-ts of the society, be carried on in its

That the Quarterly Journal cannot consistently their agent in England.

present form, oud the funds ought not to be expended From J. Jackson, Esq., of Ghazeepore, stating that otherwise than by publishing from time to time the transhe begged to forward four specimens of calculi, which actions of the society by building or purchasing suitable he had lately removed with complete success from na. apartments to meet in, and 10 contain the library and tives in his district.

museum, and by encreasing these accorling to the

means of the society. From F. P, Strong, Esq., forwarding a resolution of the managers of the Calcutta Public Library, stating 2011. That the election of office-bearere should be by that they were willing to receive and take charge of the vote of the resident members, among whom the voting Society's Library, and to afford the services of their list should be circulated soon after the last December librarian, should it be deemed expedient to remove the Meeting, that the result of the election may be ascere books of the Medical Society from their present situa. tained before the beginning of the succeeding January. tinn. Dr. Strong stated, that the whole cost of the This will prevent seli election in ca.e of the January preservation of the books, should the above offer be ac- meeting being thioly arrendert, an'l be the means of ceptert, would not exceed 5 rupees per month ; (the avoiding personal and disagreeable discussions, and of salary of an extra duftry).

making the votes public in so far as the resident members From the same gentleman (Dr. Strong) forwarding

are concernell, the case of a young man who was deaf and dumb, and

3rd. That instead of two committees, there should requesting that the society would consult upon the pos. be only one, to be called " the Committee of Manage. sibility of affording the patient any relief.

meat and Papers" concisiing of the Office-bearers anil From Mr. Secretary Mangles, forwarding copies of four ordinary members. Dr. Helfer's report upon the Temasserim province. This coninit:ee to be elected as the some time an lio The following communication was then presented.

the same inauner as the other office-bearers, and in the History of a case of femoral aneurism wherein the exotion, the vacancy to be filled up by the individual who

event of a vacancy occuring between the period of ele co ternal illiac

artery was

successfully tied by R. cominanded the number of votes next to those of the O'Shaughnessy, Esq.

members returned at the last election. The Secretary then presented his summary of accounts for the past year, by which it appeared, that she

41h. That no official statement of the proceedings of Medical and Physical Society of India, in account beeo previously laid before the Committee of Manage

the society shall in future be published without having current with the treasurer,

meni and approved of by thenn. Dec. 30, 1837. Cr. By balance, Ist Janua. ry, 1837, deposited in Union Bank,....... 5,104 0

5th. That in consequence of the difficully of collect.

2,956 By Subscriptions;..

ing the subscriptions from the more distant stations, the

secretary shall be releived from the duties of treasurer, Rs 8,0600

and a person, not a member of the society, be appointed

treasurer. Dr. To amount expended as per particu

The present committee being desirous of ascertaining lars rendered......

2,989 Olif the above opinions meet the wishes of the resident To balance carried to 1838,.

5,071 0 members, they are requested to have the goodness to in.

sert, yes or no, as they may approve or disapprove of Rs 8,060 0 each of the five propositions according to the form ap

pended. Cr. By cash deposited in Union Bank,draw.

This report was signed by two members of the come ing interest at 4 per cent....

3,000 0

mittee, but Dr. Goodeve objected to the 1st proposition, By cash, 2,071 rupees, ..

5,071 0

stating that he wished this question and some others to

be referred to the Mofussil members. Dr. To liabilities of 1837,

1,295 0

At the suggestion of Dr. O Shaughnessy, these pro.' The first proposition was negatived and the following The society then proceeded to elect the office-bearers amen meal, proposed by Dr. O'sbaughnessy and se and the ballot box having been circulated, the following con led by Dr. Loodeve, was carried by a majority of genilemen were found to be elected by a very large 16 to 4.

majority.

Dr. Sawers, President. That the first proposition, together with the accounts, be reterred to the Mofussil members, and that the corres.

Dr. Wallich, Vice President. pondence therefrom ensuing be referred to a Committee Dr. Goo leve, Secretary and Treasurer. of scrutineers composed of Messrs. Sawers, Bell and

Dr. O'Shaughnessy, Foreigo Secretary. Ranken.

Dr. R. O'Shaughnessy, Assistant Secretary and TreaThe 2nd proposition was carried by a majority of 16 surer. to 2.

Drs. Ranken, Egerton, Chapman, and Stewart, MemAn amendment was proposed upon this by Mr. Mc. bers of the Committee of Management. Cosh, secon·led by Mr. Bell.

The President then stated, that in case it should be That the rule be applicable to the present election.

deemed experient for the society to remove from its pre

sent locality, ihe Medical Board would be most happy to This was cast by a siunilar majority.

accominolale it in the rooms of their oifice, where ample

space might be found for the purpose. The 3rd proposition, proposed by Dr. Ranken second

Il was proposed by Dr. O'Shaughnes«y, seconded by ed by Mr. Greeo, was carried unanimously.

Mr. Chapman, that this liberal offer should be accepted;

but Mr. Corbyn having reminded the meeting that it was The 41b proposition, proposed by Mr. Bell, seconded

past 12 o'clock, and consequently that they were enby Dr. Mccost, was lost by a majority of 16 to 3.

croaching upon Sun lay morning, the President adjournThe 5th, proposed by Dr. O'Shaughnessy, secondeded the discussion upon this point till the next meeling. by Dr. Goodeve, was carried by a majority of 18 to 1.

H. H. GOODEVE. It was theu proposed by Mr. Bell, seconded by Dr

Secretary, Medical and Physical Society. Goodeve, and carried unanimously, that the bye-laws of the society be collected and priniel.

Hurkaru, Jun, 16.]

BENGAL MEDICAL RETIRING FUND.

REPORT OF

THE COMMITTEE OP

MANAGEMENT,

PRESENT.

Proceedings of the First Quarterly General Meeting for

1838 of subscribers to the Bengal Bledical Retiring Fund."

Medical Retiring Fund Office, 8th Junuary, 1838.

Para. Ist, Since the last Quarterly General Meeting of At a Quarterly General Meeting of Subscribers to the Subscribers 10 the Bengal Nediсai Retiring Fund, the

Beugal Medical Retiriny Fund," held at the Town Committee of Management have receiveri applications
Hall, Calcutta, at 4 o'clock P. M., on Monday the 8th for admission to Anouilies liom the following Subscri.
January 1838, agreeably to Section XIX. of the Fund Lers to the Fuod, viz.
Deed.

John Swiney, E-quire, M D, Member of the Medical

Board. Thos. E Baker, Esq, Surgeon 10th L.C., in the chair. George Canning Campbell, E-quire, Superintending

John Sawers, 24 Member, only. as Ist Member Ale. Surgeon, (Furlough Ist March 1833) through his brother dical Board ; James Ranken, M D.Offy decy, Medical A Fainpbell, Esquire, of the Madras Civil Service. Board, and Presy Surgeon ; Frederick Corbyn, Garrison

Thomas Stoddari, Esquire, Surgeon, (Furlough, 6th Surgeon, Fort William ; Alexander Garden, MD), Presy.

February 1836.) Surg ; George Angus, Surgeon, 7th Battalion of Arulle. ry, Dum-Dum; Alexander Russell Jackson, M D Offy, January 1834) through his constituted Attorneys Messrs

Alexander Scott, Esquire, Surgeon, (Furlough 8th Apothecary to the East India Company, at Calcutta ; Boyd and Co, of Calcutta. Gavin Turnbull, Surgeon, returned from furlough; Duncan Stewart, M D, Supdt. General of Vaccine, Cal. culla: E W Walter Raleigh, Ist Assist Presy, General Medical Board for upwards of three but not quite four

Paro. 2d. Dr Swidey having served as a Member of the Hospital, Calcutta, Henry Harpur Spry, M D Offy Assist Garrison Surgeon, Fort William; Henry H years, he has paid thirteen-sixteenths of the value of Goodeve, MD, Professor Medical College, Calcutta ; of the Fund Deed; and having resigned the service

an Annuity at his age, conformably 10 section XXXIII, James Gregory Vos, M D, Deputy Apothecary to the from the 31st ultimo, he has been admitted on an AnnuiEast India Company, Calcutta ; and John Arnolt, M D Assist. Surgeon, doing duty at the General ty from the 1st loslant, January, 1838. Hospital, Calcutta, Esquires.

Para 3d. The prescribed affidavit of age not having The Secretary read the Proceedings of the last Quar. been furnished on behalf of M. G. G. Campbell, his ad. terly General Meeting, and the following Report of mission has been deferied until its receipt ; when, on his the Proceedings of the Committee of Managemeni during resignation of the service appearing in General Orders

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Para. 4ih. The Committee of Management report, | speedily as possible, they have much pleasure in giving, that Mr. Stoddare has furnished every document neces. in his own words, the explanation ibat Mr. Pearson sary to his admission, accompanied by a letter addressed desires the Committee of Management to offer, “ ds to the Secretary to the Government of India in the Mili misconception has arisen of the meaning of the 2d puratary Department, tendering his resignation of the service; graph, page 3d of the Committee's lust Report, they have which letter was forwarded to the Officiating Secretary to stute that they did not mean to convey' un impression with the remark that" if Mr. Stoddırt's resignation cun thut there hud been any neglect or incorrectness in bring. be unconditionally accepted by the local Gorernment, so ing up the arrears of account on the purt of the late as 10 yive immediate promotion in his room, that Gentleman's Secreiary; but that tie irregulurity they alluded to, was applic.tion to be admitted on one of the Annuities declar. unavoidably owing to the unsatisfuctory and unsettled ed this yeur will be immediatelu complied with; if, how. state of the Fund. pending the sanction of the Court of erer, the confirmation of the Hon'ble the Court of Direc- Directors, which for so long a time interrupied and pretors to his resignation be necessary, vuing to his being on rented the business of the Office, and the orgunization of a furlough, the committee must deser grunting him un uno regular system of receipts and payments, and to the re. nuity until the receipt of the Hon'ble Court's orders."quisite documents not having been supplied to enable them The Coininitiee have been informed in reply in Official. io bring up and complete the Accounts. ing Secretary Lieutenant Colonel J. Stuart's letter of the lih ulimo, iha" Mr. Stoddurt's upplicution should be the Fund, the Commitee of Management are glad to be

Para. Ilth. Whilst on the subject of the Accounts of submitted to the Hon'ble (ou'l, it not being within the able to inform their constituents that the Fund Accounts competency of the local Government to accept the resigna: have been brought up as respects the posting up of each tion of un' Officer on furlough.” Mr. Scodilart has had Subscriber's Account; but as it is necessary that the bi. the sentiments of Government communicated to hın by lance of the fund, as fóun I by this process, should corresthe Committee.

pond with that exhibited in its favour on the Govern. Para. 5th. An Annuity has been likewise reserved ment books, and any discrepancy in either account profor Mr. Scott penting his resignation of the service ap- perly reconciled; it will be necessary to wait the receipt pearing in General Orders. His Allorneys have been of the Accountant General's promised Account of Interest advised to this effect.

on assets of the Fund in the Treasury. This account

will be found useful for check in the adjustment of the Para. 6h. I has also been intimated to Mr. Super.interest accruing on each subscriber's account as comintending Surgeon Thomas Tweelie (furlough) whose puled in the Fund Otfice; and as its preparation is indisapplication for an Annuity was noticed in the Com- pensable for the use of the Treasury Othcers themselves, mitoe's Report reait at the last Quarterly General to enable them to arrive at the correct balance due from Meeting that the publication of his resignation of the the Slate to the Fund on the 30th April, 1837, prepara. service in General Orders is a necessary preliminary 10 Tory to investing it in General Treasury notes, as directbis admission on an Annuity.

ed by Government, the Committee anticipate that it is, by

This time, completed, and that a copy will now be soon Para. 7th. Surgeon Thomas Munro, M. D., of the furnished to them. Until, therefore, the Committee are 581h Regt. N. 1., whose acceptance of one of the first favoured with this Account, they cannot carry into effect declared three Annuities for 1833 was noticed in the iheir intention to furnish each Subscriber with bis Ac. Committee's Report read at the Quarterly Meeting, held count Current with the fund, including Interest, as nuo on the 1011 July, 1837., not being yet relieved from the ticed in their last report. As the arrears, however, due charge of his Regiment, an Anauity reinaias reserved from every Subscriber can now be accurately determined, for him,

all such as have not paid up, will be imiejiately called

upon to liquidare. Para 8th. The Committee beg to notice, that of the seven

Para, 12th. The Receipts and Disbursements of Anouilies offered by Circular dated 11th July, 1837,* line Fund from Ist October, 1837 10 31st December, six have been accepted ; viz. by Messrs. Swiney, G. G. 1837, are as follow : Campbell, Thomas Tweedie, Thomas Stoddari, Alexan- Recepts in October, 1837... ..Co.'s Rs. 10,505 3 8 der Scout, and James Hall, leaving only one available. Dilco November,

18 208 90 and which the Committee have reason to suppose will

Ditto December,

45,352 811 be immediately taken up.

74,352 5 7 Para 9th. During the present quarter application: for admission as Subscribers to the Fund have been re

ceived from Surgeons John Turner and William Byer: For Secretary's salary and Assistant Surgeon Alexander Smith, M. D., all of

for above three whom have just relurned from furlough. The Com.

months.. .....Co.'s Rs. 750 00 mittee will submit their request for the consent of the Subscriber-agrecably to the provision of Section 111. of Printing & Advertising

charges..... the Fund Deed.

153 2 0

903 2 0
Para, 10th. The Committee of Management find,
that their ex-Secretary, Mr. Assistant Surgeon J. T.

Net Receipts, Co.'s Rs. 73,449 3 7
Pearson, has taken some objection to the following words
used in the Report of their Proceedings read at the lası
Quarterly General Meeting.“ No regular sets of books

Pars. 13th. The sum of Sa. Rs. *56,421 or Co.'s
of Accounts having been at any time kept in the office of Rs.t0,182 6, 4 has been transferred during this quarter
the Secretary to the Fund, the present Secretary has been from unappropriated 10 appropriated funds," as
directed to open the necessary books." As in noticing the
fact above recorded, the Committee of Managemeni did
not mean to convey any censure against Mr. Pearson, "Value of Dr. Swiney's Annuity,..Sa. Rs 26,481 0 0
.but to urge upon the present Secretary, the expediency Ditto of Mr. James Hall,..

29,940 00 of having the accounts systematised and brought up as

Sa. Ro 56,421 00 • 3 for 1833 anil 4 for 1834 declared at the Quarterly

PAYMENTS.

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provided by Section XXXVI. of the Fund Deed, being Proposition of last Quirterly Meeting empowering ihe value of the Annuities granted to Dr. John Swiney, Dr. A. R. Jackson to consult a professional Actuary on and Mr. Surgeon James Hall.

his arrival in England as to the basis of the Fund calcu

lations, &c. : Para. 141h. The committee beg to annex the fol.

For.

106 lowing list of casualties reported during the past quarter:

26 List of cusually among members nscertained since last

Against,.. Quarterly General Meeting held on the 30th

Majority for the reference....

80 October, 1837.

of which 13 propose a reference to Mr. Curnin, and 5

limit the expence to £50; giving a majority of 67 for Date of ca

Baptismal Rank Where. Remarks reference to an Actuary of a London Assurance Office. sually Name.

Para. 18th The two sentor Members in the com. mittee of Management going out in rotation this year

conformably to Section XIV. of the Fund Deed, are 15th Dec

Assistant Secrole. Donaldson James,.... 1837...

Surgeon. Bepares.

A. R. Jackson. M. D., aoul C. C. Egerton, Esquires, and the subscribers have been called upon for their

vote in the election of their successors. Para. 15th. The following list exhibits the accession of Members by new arrivals from England since list By order of the Committee of Management, quarterly general meeting.

Geo. Hill, Secretary. List of Assistant Surgeons who are subscribers to the

Resolved.-That the Report of the Committee of Fund agreeably to the condition of their appointment to Management, just read, be confirmeil ani ailpted by this the service, and who have reported their arrival in Cal

meeting, and that the same be prin:el, and a copy therecutta since last Quarterly General Meeting held on the of be sent to each subscriber conformably to Section 30th October, 1837.

XXI. of the Fund Deed,

Died.

Dr. Jackson called the attention of the Meeting to Date of Arrival. Surnames. Baptismal Names.

an editorial article in this montli's number of the “ In.,

dia Journal of Medical and Physical Sciences," eolill-id. 8th Dec. 1837. Cardew, M. D... George Schuyler. " the last quarterly proceeding and close borough sustem Ilth Ditto, Arnott, M. D.,, John.

commenced in the Committee of the Medicul Fund," 16th Ditto,

Watson, Lewis Thackeray. and landed a number of the woik to the Chairman, 16h Ditto, -|Davies, Elliot Voyle.

The CHAIRMAN read the article to the Meeting. It Para. 16t1h. The committee of Management, un.

expressed Mr. corbyn's dissent from the Report of the derstanding that the Hon'ble the Court of Directors have Commitee of Management, read at the quarterly undertaken to recover subscriptions from officers on fur meeting held on the 3011 October lası, as respected the lough in behalf of the Military Fund, have solicited the Agra proposition, as well as the passage in the Report local Government to recommend to the home authorities commencing with the words • No regulur sets of books the like in lulgence being extended to the Medical Ref accounts having been at any time kept in the office of

the Secretary to the Fund, the present Secretary has tiring Funil.

been directed to open the necessary books." Mr. Corbyn Para. 17th. The followiug is the state of the poll up observes that the ex-Secretary, (Mr. Pearson,) seni a to date, on the three questions submitted to the Subscri- '" full refutation of all neglect on Mr. Peurson's part," bers with the Report of the last Quarterly General implied in the Committee's Report, and that he (Mr. Meeting.

Corbyn) applied to the Secretary for the letter contain

ing such refutation to publish the same in his Medical For the admission as subscribers of the 15 Members Journal; but that Mr. Fhill, -instead of complying with conlitionally admitted by the Managers whose names bis request, which, as a member of the Management are given in the margin :

he had a right to expect, he (Mr. Hill) took the orders

of his (Mr. Corbyn's) colleagues in the Management, James Gregory Veo, M.D. For......

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and the result was, that his request was negatived. Mr. James Ronald.

Against...

Corbyn asks “ by whut anthority or by what law the W. M. Buchanan, M. D.

Com willee of Management thus ussume such a power," Henry Sill.

Majority in favor of their and whether a functionary [in reference to the Secretary] Jobo McCosh. admission,... 121 of

wous authorized to disregard the requesition of a Member John C. Smith. which 3 votes for Mr. Grif.

of the Management." Mr. Corbyn's remarks are follow Frederick Furnell. fith's admission only.

ed by the note of the Secretary to the coinmiliee of Samuel M. Griffith. For the Agra proposition Management submitting Mr. Corbyn's request for J. H. W. Waugh. to alter the latter part of Sec. orders'; and the voles of the several Members of the E. W. Clarribuit. tion XXIll. of the Fund Management, with their remarks. Donald Campbell. Deed to the effect that AnW. E Carle, A. M. nuiries of £150 may be DR. GARDEN said that Mr. Pearson's letter, which E. 1. Yeatman, M. D. gratuitously granted to retir. Mr. Corbyn asked for publication, was evidently written A. W. Steart.

ing subscribers, together with under excited feelings, and under the erroneous belief John Ransford. what the accumulated amount that the part of the committee's Report which he (Mr.

of their contributions will Pearson) held oljectionable, emanated from the presen purchase, without requiring Secretary, and as the publication of the levier would them to pay then full value tend only to prolong controversy, the Committee of of the other moiety :

Management oljected to jis publication. Dr. Garden

continued, that although the part in the committee's For...,

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Report respecting the books of the Secretary's office Against.

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in their last Report, they readily inserteil in their pre: with the management of pecuniary Institutions. The sent Report the explanation that Mr. Pearson bimsell committee of Management of the Medical Retiring dictated, he, as a Member of the Management, coult | Fund, the speakers presumed, would have no objection bear his testimouy 10 the zeal and trouble Mr. Pearson to the publication of all their proceedings, and would took in conducting the details of his office, and he was rather afford every facility towards, than thwart pube bure that, had Ms. Pearson continued as their Secretary, Ilication, the books of the office would have been systematized ;

The following Resolutions were then put and carried. but as he quilted Calcutta without having done so, the work has been necessarily left to his successor, and Resolved,—That the Secretary was fully justified in to draw the present Secretary's attention to the state not sending any papers to Mr. Corbyn for the avowed of the Accounts, on communicating to him his election purpose of publication in his Journal, without the preto that office, the committee recorded a Resolution, vious sanction of the committee of Management. That, Dr. O'Shaughnessy having brought to notice the total want of system and regularity in the

Resolved,- That the remarks published by Mr. Books of the Ofice, the Secretary be directed io attend Corbyn in his Journal of this month, and read to this particularly to this Department, and bring the books Aleering by the Chairman, were premature and injuand Accounts' into due order without delay." The

dicious, substance of this Re:olu ion was noticed in the com

Resolved.-That no Member of the committee of mittee's last Quarterly Report, and which was the sub. ject of Mr. Pearson's animadver-ion. Had the Coin Management is at liberty to publish any documents mittee not readily acceded to Mr. P.'s wishes regard. of the Fuad office without the consent of a majority ing the explanation in the present Report, he (Dr. G.) of bis colleagues. would not have objected to the publication of the letter

Resolved,- That the committee of Management will at the proper time ; but pending the consideration of it by the Committee, lie certainly did object, as such I be ready to afford every facility to the publication of

a fair and complete account of their Proceedings. publication could serve no good purpose and woulil tend to keep up excitement, and prolong controversy Resolved, -That the thanks of this Meeting are

offered to Thos. E. Baker, Esquire, for his impartial Mr. Sawers, Drs. Ranken, Jackson, and STEWART, conduct in the chair. and Mr. Raleigh respectively addressed the Neering

T. E. Bakee, Chairman, on the mischievous tendency of publishing garbled Statements of the proceedings of committees entruste. Hurk. Jun, 19.]

BOMBAY GENERAL COURT-MARTIAL.

to.

Head Quarters, Bombay, 12th January, 1838.- Atal On which charge the court came to the following general court-martial, held at Bombay on Monday, the decision : 20th Nov. 1837, Brevet.Colonel and Lieut. Colonel J. G. Baumgardt, of her Majesty's 21 (or Queen's Royal) Finding and Sentence. The court having maturely Regiment of Foot, was arraigned on the following weighed and considered all that has been adduced on charge.

the prosecution, together with what the prisoner Lieute

nani-Colonel and Brevet-Colonel A. G. Baumgardt, For scanılalons conduct, unbecoming the character of Her Majesty's second (or Qeen's Royal) Regiment of an officer and a gentleman in the following instances :

Foot, his brought forward in his defence, is of opinion Ist. In having unknown to me, coinmunicated in a

as follows: letter to Major General Willshire, of Her Majesty's

That he is guilty of the first instance of the charge, 2nd or Queen's Rovals, commanding Poopa brigade with the exception of the term “malicious" set forth in and station, dated 1st July, 1837, that I hall called on the coocluding part, in respect to the statemeats referred Lieutenant Cuvler, of that regiment, then under arrest, and hail privately listeneil to his reflections on the characier of another officer of the same regiment, such state. ment being malicious, unfounded, and injurious to my exception of the term “ malicious," as applied to the re

That he is guilty of the second instance, wiib the character as his immediate commanding officer.

port therein referred to. 2nd. In not having taken the means of contradicting or making known to me the malicious and unfounded

That he is not guilty of the third instance. report contained in his letter aforesaid, dated 1st July, 1837, to Major-General Willshire, although the false. With respect 10 the preamble to the charge, the court hood of it laid been made known to him, and he had finds the prisoner guilty to the extent of unofficerlike been repeatedly recommended by the latter officer to conduct. communicate the same to me,

The court having found the prisoner guilty as above 3rd. In falsely insinuating in a letter to Major-Ge- specified, in breach of the Articles of War, in such case neral Willshire, dated 20th August, 1837, that I was made and provided, does adjudge him to be reprimanded aware of the injurious report in circulation against me, in such manner as His Excellency the Commander-inbut that I had • shewn no disposition or wish to institute chief may be pleased to direct. any inquiry or take any notice of it. (Signed) JAMES SALTER, Brigadier General,

(Approved)

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