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Royal Gazette

March 30, 1793

Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies


In the Portland, from New York, Mr. Patrick White and Mr. Robert Graham.

In the Argus, from the Caymans, Mr. James Owen.

In the London Packet, from Cork, Ensign Dalling, of the 49th regiment.

In the Hope, from New London, Mr. Roberts.

In the Packet, Mr. Corbet and a French Gentleman.


Mar 22 Daniel Hamson, St. Mary

Mar 23 Henry Drew, Hanover

" Matthew Lewtas, jun., Kingston

" Francis Robertson, Westmoreland

" Thomas Smith, St. Elizabeth

Mar 26 Edward Aldred, Kingston

" Duncan Campbell, Hanover

" Alexander Farquharson, Hanover

" William Fry, St. Catherine

" William McIver, St. Thomas in the East

" John Powell Rennalls, St. Catherine

" John Taylor, Kingston

Mar 27 Jacob Delon, jun., ditto

Mar 28 George Green, ditto

" Joseph Higgins, St. Ann


A few days since at the north-side, Mr. William Sproston, late of this town.

In this town, Miss Ann Eliz. Dunkerley, the infant daughter of Mr. James Dunkerley; the infant son of Dr. Willis; and Mr. Peter Weaver.

In Spanish Town, Master Jas. Haughton French, only son of George French, Esq., Clerk to the Assembly.

On Sunday last, at Hampden Estate, of which he was proprietor, John Stirling, Esq.


Yesterday evening arrived in this harbour, his majesty's Packet boat the Duke of Cumberland, under the command of Mr. John Laing, with the February mail from Great Britain. She left Falmouth the 16th of February, and brings London Newspapers of the 13th of that month.

The intelligence by the packet at last removes all our doubts on the subject of peace or war. The die is cast, and the blood thirsty faction in France, which have sacrificed an innocent and much injured Monarch, have sealed their guilt by plunging their country into a war, in order to screen their own devoted heads for a time from the punishment that awaits them.

The indigenous plants, to be sent home from this country by the Providence, will be very numerous, and truly valuable. Among them are upwards of three hundred different species never yet introduced into England.

We understand, that Captain Bligh is preparing for the press, a narrative of his late expedition to Otaheite, &c. and that, from the state of forwardness the work is in, it may be expected to appear in print within a few months after his arrival in England.


The brig Hind, which lately arrived at Salem, in New England, from Calcutta, in the East Indies, brings advice, that ten thousand of the inhabitants of the Isle of France have lately died of the small pox.

CAVEATS entered in this Office

On whose Estate/By whom entered

Mar 23 Jordan, Susannah by Archibald Miskelly

Mar 25 Marshall, Robert by John Whittaker

Mar 25 McGruther, William by S. Forrester

Mar 25 Barton, Samuel by John Denny

Mar 25 Hayle, George by Wm Cook Page

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