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Head Quarters, Simla, 22d January, 1838-No. 97.-His Majesty had been pleased to make the following Promotions and Appointment in the undermentioned Regiment serving in India: 4th Foot.-Lieutenant Thomas Mitchel Chambers to be Captain by purchase, vice Faunce, who retires 7th April 1837.
Captain Roebuck. The Regimental Orders by the Officer
to the 1st Division.
Sergt Gondlass to act as Provost Sergt.
10th ditto.-Lieutenant C. B, Codrington, for three months from 1st February next, to the Paesidency, and thence to Eugland, for 2 years from date of embarkation, on private affairs, 31st Foot Assistant Surgeon Ayre, in extension, from 20th instant to 10th February.
The undermentioned Officers have leave of absence: 4th Light Dragoons.-Lieutenant G. C. Dalbiac, to England, for 2 years from the date of embarkation, on private affairs.
Ensign George King to be Lieutenant, by purchase, vice Chamnant, 16th September 1837. bers, 7th April 1837.
James Cross, gent. to be Ensign, by purchase, vice King, 7th September 1837. April 1937.
The Division Order by Major General Sir Willoughby Cotton, K. C H., dated 30th December last, directing Ensign Brockman 49th, to remain in Fort William to take Charge of Volunteers from the 15th Foot, expected to arrive from Madras, for that Corps, is confirmed.
Head Quarters, Simla, 12th February 1838.-No 182.-Her Majesty has been pleased to make the following promotions aud appointments in the Regiments serving in India.
ARRIVALS AT KEDGEREE.
13th Light Dragoons,-Captain Thomas Pilling Lang to ba Major, without purchase, vice Taylo. deceased, 27th November 1836.
15th Sept. 1837.
Cornet and Adjutant Charles Floyd to have the rank of Lieute
William Highmore Rosser, gent, to be Cornet, vice Gray, 15th
purchase, vice Walton deceased, 5th February, 1837.
College, to be Ensign, vice Nixon, 15th September, 1837.
4th Foot-Lieutenant Farquhar M. Campbell to be Captain, by purchase, vice Westmacott, who retires, 6th October 1837.
Ensign Charles Staniforte Hext to be Lieutenant, by purchase, vice Campb 11, 6th October 1837,
Zouch, who retires, 7th October 1837.
John Hales Glazbrook, gent. to be Ensign, by purchase, vice Hext, 6th October 1837.
4th Foot.-Lieutenant General Sir Ralph Darling, from the to the right Division. 99th Foot, to be Colonel, vice Lieutenant General Honorable Sir Edward Stopford, G. C. B. deceased, 26th September 1837.
6th Foot.-Lieutenant Andrew Davib Alston Stewart, from the 42d Regiment, to be Lieutenant, vice Lord Charles Keir, who exchanges, 1st September 1837.
By Order of the Commander in Chief
ARRIVALS OF PASSENGERS.
don; Mrs Mountain; Mrs. Maitland; Mes
Per Drummore, from Newcastle.-Capt. McCallum and Mr.
FEB. 1. French Brig Astronomic, G. Bernard, from Marseilles 18th July, and Bourbon 16th Nov.-French ship Courier de Bourbon, A. Dubois from Bourbon 8th Dec -4. French Bar que La Nouvelle Louise, Le Flock, from Havre 16th Sept.-5 English Barque Bright Planet, R. Malcolm, from Moulmein, 21st Jan.; English Brig Pam Bom. C. M. Crisp, from Rangoon, 17th Jan.-7. H. M. ship Victor, Capt. R. Crozier, from Trincomalee 24, and Gangam 30th Jan-8 English Brig Ann, H. Pybas, from China 7th, Singapore 16th, and Penang 22d Jan-9 French Barque Mogul, R. de Beaufort, from Havre 7th Sept.- 10 Swe. dish Brig Donna Maria, R. H. Bowman, from Stockholm 12th Aug. and Cowes 8th Sept; English ship Encles, R Paul, from Liverpool, 25thSept.-10. English Barque Haidee, W.D. Messiter, | A L. Dickson, from Singapore 29th Dec.; French Barque Cecilia, Levesque, from Bourbon, 2d Dec.-11. English Schooner, Samuel Baker, R. Wild, from the Mauritius 14th Dec-14. English Barque Cowasjee Family, R. Wallace, from China, 13th, and Singapore 21st Jan.; French ship Victor and Felicie, Carven, from Bour. bon 30th Dec-15 English ship Earl of lare, T Scott, from China, 20th Dec.. Singapore 8th, and Penang 21st Jan.; English Barque Eudora. S Addison, from Hobart Town, 4th Nov.-16. English ship Roxburgh Castle, W. Cumberland, from London, 4th Oct., Cape 11th Dec, and Madras 2d Feb; French ship Eulalie, Douzelle, from Bourbon, 29th Nov.-19. English Barque Volun teer, A. McMinn, from Liverpool, 19th Sept.; English Barque Feb. 1st. Ivanhoe, J. Gibson, from Liverpool, 3d Oct-23. English ship McLeod, for London.-Feb. 2d. Broxbornebury, A. Chapman, and Richmond, Mona, G Pell,from Liverpool, 13th Sept and Mauritius, 6th Jan.; Waineright, for London; Patriot King, J. Clarke, for Liverpool, Clifton, S. Green, and Juliana, English Barque Drummore, W. A. Mylne, from Newcastle and Arrarate fer Muscat.-4th. 5th Sept.; French Barque Prevoyante, Guillain, from Bour of Good Hope.-5thCourier, J. Dixon, for the Cape bon 30th Dec -24 Schooner John Hepburn, B Robertson, from Moir a. T. Owen, for London..-9th. Dorothy Gales, G Moore, Harsinger, Nacoda, for Bombay.-6 h. Moulmein, 29th Jan., and Rangoon 11th Feb.-26. English Brig for the Mauritius.-10th. Euphrasia, A. Payet, from the Mauritius, 4th Jan.-28. English-11th. Sylph. Thos. Viall, for China, and Robert Le Diable, Margaret, W.C.Spain, for Moulmein. Brig Earl Grey, A.Adamsou, from Liverpool, 19th Oct; 28. Ame. Laporte, for Bourbon.-13th. rican Brig George Gardiner, Taylor, from Philadelphia 5th Nov. land; Hydroos, Nacoda, for Red Sea and Malabar: Elizabeth, Snelhead, H Ferguson, for Hol
DEPARTURES FROM CALCUTTA.
Per Mona, from Mauritius -Messrs. W T. Brochman, Edward Asseforth aud James Taylor.
Steamer, arrived on Tuesday from Allahabad with the following
and Mr Bell,
Esqrs,; 7 Children and 4 Servants
Manook, for Moulmein and Rangoon; Pero, John Gray, for Capt Parker, 58th N.; Dr. Clarkson, B Service; LientenswSydney and New South Wales; Diane, H. Ireland, for Havre.-Walker, 26th N.; Robert Douglas, P. Atkinson and T. Ostell 15th St. George, E. Williams, for Bristol; Emily Jane, W. Shels one, for Singapore and China; Mellekel Baha, Naco. da, for Juddah, 7th. Cavendish Bentinck, A. Mackenzie, for Bristol and Mauritius; Cornwall, Wm Bell for London -20th Gang's, B. Amial. for Bordeaux.-21st. Swallow, R Macal lister, for Madras.—23th. Solomon Shaw Nacoda, for Muscat; Edward, Du om for Bordeaux; Emerald Isle, Thos. Driver, for New South Wales via Madras.-28th. Samuel Baker, R. Wilde, for Mauritius.
DEPARTURES OF PASSENGERS.
Per Emerald Isle for Australia - Mrs. Lock, Mrs. Becher, Mrs. Loughnan, Mrs Bellew, Mrs. Yeatman. Mrs, Chisholm Mrs. E. B. Gleeson, and Mrs. J. H. Gleeson; J. Donnithorne, Esq CS.; Dr. E, Yeatman; Lieutenant Charles Graham; Lieutenant H. Becher; Captain J.M. Loughnan; Mr EB. Gleeson; Mr JH Glee son; Captain Bellew; Mr. C. Cardew; Ensign Mandy; Mr W.J. Browne: Captain Chisholm; Cap. tain Innes HM. 30th Regt.; Mr. Bayldon, steerage passenger. several children and servants. For Madras. Miss Corr; Lieutenant Jackson; Mr. Lindsay, and Mr. Elliott.
Per Broxbrneury, for London Mrs Tennant, Mrs. J. Dou. gal, Mrs. Greeve and Mrs Barridge; Lieut. Col Tenuant; John. Dougal, Esq; Capt. Greve; JO Burridge, Esq. H M. 16th Lancers; E G Swinton, Esq. H. M. 3d Dragons; Ension Dove. ton: Misses Ellen Mangles, Mary Mangles. Anderson, Martin, J. P. Tayler, J.H Burridge, E E Burridge, MA. Burridge, C P Smith, E Smith, Greene, Greene, Jane Tennant, Louisa Tennant, Mary Tennant, R. A Donga), E. Dougal ES Dougal, and 1 M. Dougal; Masters James Martin Jno. Martin, C Martin, Chas Lewes, HSC Tayler, J P. Smith, RP Smith H. Elist, Elliot, E. C. Tennant. J B. Dongal, and C. G. Dougal,
Per Bland.-Mrs Abbott, Mrs. Ward, Mrs. Parker and Mrs. Robertson; Misses Atkinson and J Atkinson; the Revd. Mr. Proby; the Revd Mr. Chadwick; Capt. Abbott, Eusigneers;
14. At Allahabad, the lady of Surg J. Johnstone, M.D., of a daughter.
18 At Mongher the wife of Mr. J. Thompson, conductor of ordnance invalid pension establishment, of a son.
21. At Meerut, the lady of H. T. Owen, Esq, C S. of a son.
At Lucknow, the lady of Lieut. Col. J. Dow, of a son.
In Chowringhee, the lady of G. C. Plowden, Esq., C S
of a son.
At Kidderpore, the lady of Capt. W. Poothby, of a daughter Feb. 1. At Calcutta, the lady of Mr. Archibald (A. V.) of twin
Nov. 13. At Protew, near Cape Town, the lady of Capt. daughter. F. Milner, 36th regt B NI, of a daughter.
Jan. 2. At Meerut, the lady of Capt. Abbott, Artillery, of a
8. At Lucknow, the lady of Major Chas. R W. Lane, com. manding 2d Regt. N. 1., of a son,
2. At Calcutta, the wife of Mr. Thomas Bartlett, Honorable Company's Marine, of a sou.
Per Robert Small-Colonel and Mrs. Battine and 4 children * Mrs C. R. Barwell and 3 children; Mr. and Mrs. Gough and
children: Mrs Stanley Clarke and 5 childron, Miss Gouldebury ;: S.G. Smith Fsq, BC'S; FC Read sq, B.C.S,; Captain Birddulph B.NI; Lieutenant Park, HiS 28th: W.F Fraser Esq-Children-Miss and Master O'Dowda; 2 Misses Jackson: 1 Master Jackson and I Master Coombs - For the Cope—Mr. and rs. Horn.
Per St. George, for Bristol.-Lady Mowatt and Child; Mrs. Dick and Child; Mrs Curtis Mrs. Higvinson and Child: Mrs. Fulles and 3 Children; the Right Hon'ble Sir C. 1. Metcalfe, G.C.B.; WF. Dick Esq. C.S; Capt Fisher, 48th N 1. And 3 Children; Cant. J Higginson. 58th NI: Lient Fech, H.M. 11th Dragoons; Drs Spencer, Maclean and Tidmarsh. 1. S; D. O y Sombre, Esq.; J Cooper, Esq.: Ensign GS Browne, 7th NI; Misses Ca oline and Julia Lambert, and Master Juo. Lowe, and 10 Servants.
At Calcutta, Mrs. G. Galloway, of a daughter.
At Calcutta, the lady of J. Hodges, Esq. of a son.
Per Will Watch, for Penang and Singapore -Mr. and Mrs. Court; Mr. and Mrs. Almeida, and Misses Low and Gale.
Per Duke of Buccleugh -Mrs Fane and 2 Children; Mrs Jack. son and Child; Mrs W Turner and 2 Children; Mrs. Warden and 4 Children; Mrs. He ring. Master James Robson, and Viss Ann Mary Wilson; Misses Fane and Lindsay; W. Fane, Esq. C. S.; Woodward, Esq. C. S.; Drs Jackson and Stokes; Capt. Herring, B N.L.; P. Brown. Esq., H.M. 3d Regt; T. Smith, Esq, N1; Capt. Walter Warlen; JH. Wagentraber, Esq., and Master Maughan
Per Barque Cornwall, for London. -Mrs. MarLent; Mrs. Burney; Mrs. Agnew; Mrs. Stewart; Mrs. Bell; P.M. MacLeod, C S., Esq Col Faithful; Col. F. Waker; Col. Purney: Col Harris: Dr. Murray, A S.; Lient. Z.N. Mallack. BA; T. Bonnaffe. Es.; J. Tosh, Esq; C. R. Martin, C S., Esq.; Mens. Auben; Miss Laurence Miss B 1, three Masters Baney and two Masters Agnew, and two European servants.
Passengers per Bhaugurulty in tow of the Megna, left Calcutta 2d March 1838:
5. At Goorka factory, zillah Pubna, the lady of J C. M. Miller, Esq., third son of the late Major General J. G. Miller, of His Sweedish Majesty's service, of a son
A: Dinapore, at the residence of her father, Mr Superintending Surgeon Marshall, Mrs. Cardew, relict of the late Lieu. tenant Cardew, Artillery, of a daughter.
At Birdpore, Gorrockpore, the lady of Hugh Gibbon, Esq., of a son.
15. At Entally, Mrs. H. J. Lee, of a daughter.
At Calcutta, Mrs. N. T. Boyeson, of a daughter.
At Calcutta, Mrs. F. G. Stewart, of a son,
16. At Calcutta, the lady of the Rev. James Bowyer, of daughter.
18. At Howrah, the wife of Rev. J. D. Ellis, of a son.
At Garden teach, the lady of C. J. Richards, Esq., of
At Benares, the lady of Lieut. F. R. Ellis, 41st N I,
ly. At Kidderpore, Mrs Charles Brownlow, of a son,
At Calcutta, the wife of Mr. Charles F. Cormere of a
19. At Gwalior, by the Revd. L. C. Fernandes, Mr. P. V. Fernandes, to Mrs. Rosa Maria French.
25 At the Scotch Kirk, by the Revd. James Charles, J. W 15th. N.1 Carnegie, Esq, Interpre er and Quarter Master of the to Jane, daughter of the late David Scott, Esq., of the Civil Service.
15. At St. John's Cathedral by the Rev H. Fisher, Ca: tain John Henry Simmonds, of the 55th regt. N. ., to Elizabeth Susannah, eldest daughter of Sir Robert Graham, Bart., of Eske, Cumberland.
91 At Dinapore. Lient George Parker, 7th Regt, N I.. taughter of James lorsburgh, Esq., of Firth, Roxburghshire, N.B. Eliza Cecilia, youngest daughter of Suptg. Surg, J. Marshall.
27 At Calcutta, in the principal Roman Catholic Church, by the Rev Mr. J. H. Mscarinhas. Henry Randolah, Esq, Merchant. and Agent at Chittagong to Miss Clara Phillips.
17. At St. Andrew's Church, by the Revd, James Charles, Lieutenant James Archibald Macdonald, of the Royal Navy, son of Colonel Macdonald of F. Inckenneth in Argylshire, to Martha, daughter of the late Sebastian Halford Greig, Esquire.
At Calcutta, Mr. John Kirk, of Messrs. W Crump and Co.'s, to Miss Charlotte Louisa King.
1. At Calcutta. at the Cathedral, by the Rev. H. Fisher, ED Barwell. of the Inner Temple. Esq. Barrister at Law, to Anna Maria Louisa, eldest daughter of N.J. Halhed, Esq, B C. S.
At Calcutta, Mr. Peter Smith, to Miss Charlotte Ann
30 At the Old Church, by the Venerable the Archdeacon, Mr. William John Twentyman, to Miss Sarah Montgomery.
At St. Andrew's Church, Calcutta. by the Rev. James Buttmann, to Olivia, Charles, Senior Chaplain, Mr. G. H.
Feb. 1. At Calcutta, by the Venerable Archdeacon Dealtry,
21. At Sea, on board the Lotus, Ensign C. F. Gordon, of the 19th Regiment Native Infantry.
3. At the Principal Roman Catholic Church, by the Right Rev. Dr. St. Leger, Vicar postolic of Bengal, James Hely. Esq., of Calcutta. t. Mary Theresa, eldest daughter of the late Hyacinth Beguinot, Esq., of the Isle of France.
Oct. 29. At Sea, on board the Palmyra, on her voyage to En land, Capt Thomas Medley, late of the 5th Regiment Madras Native Infantry.
- At Howrah Church, Capt. Thomas Viall, of Essex, Com-months. mander of the Barque Sylph to Miss Charlotte Maria Hudson, the eldest daughter of Mr. C. Hudson.
5. At the Roman Catholic Church, by the Right Revd. Dr St. Leger, Vicar Apostolic of Bengal, Mr. F. Pinto, to Miss F. lrich, eldest daughter of the late John Drake Ulrich, Esq., of Chinsurab.
-At the Principal Roman Catholic Church, by the Right Revd Dr. St. Leger, Vicar Apostolic of Bengal, Joaquim D. Almeida. Esq., of Singapore, to Rose Maria, youngest daughter of Capt. W. Barrington,
Nov. 15. At Sea, on board the Reliance, Col. George Becher of the Bengal Cavalry.
Head Clerk, to
Jan. 5. At Delhi, Sergeant Major John Pearson, of the 16th Native ufantry.
7. At Calcutta, at the principal Roman Catholic Church, by the Revd. D. Olliffe, Dorothea, daughter of B. G. Dubas, Esq. Indigo Planter, to P. P. Beneett, Esq., Indigo Planter.
At Sangor, Central India, Helen Isabella, the infant daughter of Assist at Surgeon J. B. Dickson, 69th Regt. NI, aged 4
10. At Calcutta, by the Revd. H. S. Fisher, Mr. J. H. Aystep. to Miss Caroline Baine.
11. At Agra. Richard Meade, son of Lieut. C. Boulton, 47th Native Infantry, aged 10 mouths.
At Calcutta, in the Armenian Church, by the Rev. Ter David Mackertich, Mr. Arraton Marroot, of the Naun Saugor Indigo Vectory, to Mary, eldest daughter of the late Arra oon Manuk David, Esq., of Calcutta.
12. At Agra, of smallpox, Mr. Horn, in the Office of Agra Magazine.
13. A Singapore, John Collie, Esq., aged 22 years.
14 At Ag. of small-pox, the wife of Mr. Falkland, Assistant in the Agra Bank.
14. At Goruckpore, D. T. Timins, Esq., Civil Service, to Mary Anne, eldest daughter of F. Todd, Esq., of Peckham, Surrey.
7. At Calcutta, Mr. Thomas Hampton, Assistant Sudder Board of Revenue, aged 35 years.
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At Calcutta, Adeline, the third daughter of Claude Queiros, Esq., aged 3 years, 5 months and 22 day.
At Calcutta, the infant child of Mr. and Mrs J. E. Gomes.
23. John McLeod, the infant son of J. Hawkins, Esq C. s.
Lately on his passage from India, to England, Captain Peter, Gray, of the 57th Foot, A worthy upright honorable Gentleman, and by his death H.M, Service has lost an intelligent excellent Officer,
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FORT WILLIAM, LEGISLATIVE DEPARTMENT, THE 12TH MARCH, 1933. -The following drait of a proposed act was read in council for the first time on the 12th March 1838. It is hereby enacted, that from the day of it shall be competent to the session judges within the presidency of Bombay, in adjudging a sentence of fine, to award such fine, or any part of such fine in compensation to the party who may have been injured; in like manner as it is competent to magistrates to award fines, under clause 1st, section XIII. regulation XII. of 1837, of the Bombay code.
Ordered, that the draft now read be published for general information.
Ordered, that the said draft be re-considered at the first meeting of the legislative council of India after the 24th day of April next.
It is hereby enacted, that regulation X. 1817, of the Bengal code, shall be repealed.
II. It is hereby enacted, that the functionaries who are or may be appointed in the province of Kumaon, be henceforth placed under the control and superintendence, in civil cases, of the Court of Sudder Dewanny Adawlut at Allahabad, in crimi nal cases of the Court of Nizamut Adawlut at Allahabad, and in revenue cases of the Sudder Board of Revenue at Allahabad ;
and that such control and superintendence shall be exercised in conformity with such instructions as the said functionories may bave received, or may hereafter receive, from the Government of the north western provinces of the presidency of Fort William
FORT WILLIAM, GENERAL DEPARTMENT, THE 12TH MARCH, 1838 The following draft of a proposed act was read in council for The Honorable Sir Charles Theophilus Metcalfe, Bt. G. C. B, the first time on the 12th March, 1838.
having tendered to the Right Hon the Governor General of India his resignation of the office of Lieutenant Governor of the north western provinces, from the date when the ship St. George on which His Honor embarked was left by the pilot at sea, viz. the 17th ultimo, the Right Hon. the Governor General has suggested and the Hon. the President in Council concurs in the opinion that the time is arrived for paying a parting tribute of applause to the public services of that distinguished officer.
Ordered, that the draft now read be published for general information.
Ordered, that the said draft be re-considered at the first meet ing of the Legislative Council of India after the 24th day of April next.
Fort William, Legislative Department, the 19th March, 1839. -The following Act is passed by the Hon. the President of the Council of India in Council, on the 19th March 1338, with assent of the Right Hon. the Governor General of India, which has been read and recorded.
Ordered, that the Act be promulgated for informotion.
ACT NO. VI OF 1838.
It is hereby enacted, that whenever the Governor in Council of the Presidency of Bombay shall appoint, or shall have appointed, a commission to inquire into any charge of malversation against any public servant, it shall be lawful for such Governor in Council to authorize such commission to summon witnesses before it, and to administer an oath, or any substitute for an oath, to them, and to examine them in like manner as it is lawful for the criminal courts of that presidency to do; and that any witness shall be guilty of perjury, who shall give such evidence before such commission, so authorized, as if given before a court of justice, would render such witness guilty of perjury.
II. And it is hereby enacted, that it shall be lawful for the Sudder Board of Revenue, with the sanction of the Governor of Bengal, to fix the remuneration of a ameen, or other person employed to effect a partition of an estate under the regulations enacted for that purpose, and to cause the same to be levied from the parties concerned in the same manner as an arrear of Revenue, at such periods, and in such proportions, as the said Board may think fit.
Ordered, that the draft now read be published for general information. Ordered, that the said draft be reconsidered at the first meeting of the Legislative Council of India after the 8th day of May next. ROSS D. MANGLES, Offg. Secy, to the Govt of India.
GENERAL DEPARTMENT, THE 28TH FEBRUARY, 1838.-The Hon'ble the president in council is pleased to attach to the Bengal presidency, Mr. R. B. Thornhill, writer, reported qualified for the public service.
THE 28TH FEBRUARY, 1838.-The following gentlemen of the civil service, employed in the north western provinces, embarked on board the ship Duke of Buccleugh, which vessel was left by the pilot at sea on the 24th instant :
Mr. William Fane for the Cape of Good Hope.
Mr. Richard Woodward for England.
Mr. R. B. Thorubill. writer is reported qualified for the public service by proficiency in two of the native languages.
several situations filled by one so long and so well known to the It would be superfluous to enter into an enumeration of the period of his service, he was selected on account of his merits Indian community. It is sufficient to state that at a very early alone for the discharge of the most important and difficult du. ties; that the mode in which he acquitted himself of such trusts, amply justified the implicit confidence reposed in him by Government, and that by a long and uninterrupted career of zealous, able and honorable exertions he attained the highest office in the state, and was honored by a conspicuous token of the favor of his sovereign.
By order of the Hon. the President of the Council of India in council.
PORT WILLIAM, GENERAL DEpartment, the 17TH MARCH, 1838 Notice is hereby given, that the Right Hon'ble the Governor Ge. neral of India bas fixed the 25th of April and the 17th of May, as the dates for the despatch of packet steamers from Bombay for suez in those months respectively. The Governor General has further instructed the Government of Bombay to despatch the Semiramis steamer, which is shortly expected to arrive there from England on the voyage to be made on the 25th of April next, and to order this vessel on return to make the voyage from Suez by Point de Galle to Madras and Calcutta, in order that she may be employed in an experimental voyage from this side of India during the season when the voyage from Bombay is impracticable. The Go. vernor General in directing this arrangement has left the
the first time on the 19th March 1838.
The following draft of proposed act was read in council for direct voyage of the Semiramis to Calcutta, dependant in same degree upon the Bombay Government being able to make provision for the transfer of packets and passengers for Bombay
ACT No.-OF 1838.
I. It is hereby enacted, that section XV. regulation XIX. 1814 to another vessel either at Socotra or at some other point near of the Bengal code, be repealed. the mouth of the Red Sea. The President in Council in order to forward the arrangement and remove this ground of uncer. tainty, has further suggested to the Government of Bombay to send a Government Cruizer, or some other proper sailing vessel, to meet the Semiramis steamer at the point stated, in order to receive the Bombay packets and passengers and allow the Semiramis to proceed on the direct voyage to Calcutta.
PORT WILLIAM, GENERAL DEPARTMENT, THE 14TH MARCH, 1838.Mr. Thomas Parry Woodcock, of the civil service, employed at Koel under the Lieutenant Governor north western provinces, proceeding on furlough to England via Bombay and Suez, embark. ed from Bombay on board the Honourable Company's steamer Atalanta ou the 1st instant.
FORT WILLIAM, GENERAL DEPARTMENT, THE 19TH MARCH, 1838.The Hon. the Court of Directors having appointed Andrew Amos, Esq., to be fourth ordinary member of the council of India, and the Honorable Andrew Amos, Esq having arrived at this presidency in the ship Roberts, the said Andrew Amos, Esq., has accordingly this day taken the oaths and his seat as fourth ordinary member of the council of India under the usual salute from the ramparts of Fort William.