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Royal Gazette

April 20, 1793

Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies


In the Lord Dorchester, from Wilmington, Mr. Christopher Osgrove and Mr. Thomas Thompson.


His Majesty's Packet boat the Duke of Cumberland, Mr. J. Laing, master, with the mail for Falmouth, sailed on Monday morning from Port Royal: Passengers, Mr. and Mrs. Cuming, Dr. and Mrs. Fyfe, and Mr. Andrew Milne.

In the Duke of Baccleugh, for London, Sir Richard Basset, Knt.


In this town, Mr. James Nelson to Mrs. Mary Wright.

In Spanish Town, on Tuesday, Francis Hardwicke, Esq. Lieutenant in 62nd regiment, to Miss Mary Shaw, second daughter of William Shaw, Esq.


In this town, Master John Flanagan, the infant son of Dr. Flanagan; and Mr. Philip Couch.

Last Tuesday night, in the parish of St. Ann, Mr. John Ridley, Clerk of the Vestry of that parish.

In St. Ann's; Miss Bainbridge, daughter of Mrs. McGregor.


On Friday last week the European Club met, agreeably to advertisement, and dined together at Watson's Tavern, where they enjoyed the remainder of the day with that general effusion of joy and benevolence, which never fails to brighten an assembly of old friends and acquaintances, who had long been separated by the various cares and avocations of life.

Names of the Members who attended, and the dates of their arrival in this island:

-Constituent Members-

Aaron Nunes Henriques 1741

Johannes Weise 1749

Charles Hall, sen. 1750

William Smith 1750

David Thomas 1753

Andrew Deans 1755

Peter Denap 1753

Capt. John Cathcar 1756

John Jaques 1756

Capt. George Lawrie 1758

Robert Wetherell 1759

William White 1759

George Mowatt 1763

Samuel Yates 1763

Richard Latimer 1763

Alexander McCrae 1763

-Honorary Members-

Robert Donaldson 1765

Thomas Prince 1766

Capt. Matthew Lewtas 1766

George Brooks 1766

John Armstrong 1766

Thomas Avrey 1766

John McGlashan 1767

Sir A. Grant, Bart. 1761

Capt. David Robertson, 1767

Mark Howard 1768

After a plentiful and elegant repast, the following toasts were given by the Hon. John Jaques, Esq. and Mr. Aaron Nunes Henriques, the President and Vice President of the Club viz. (There then follow 18 different toasts, such as long life to the King, etc.)

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