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Royal Gazette

June 8, 1793

Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies


Falmouth, May 28 - At the Rock, in this parish, James Fairlie, Esq. of Kingston to Mrs. Sarah Mitchell, relict of John Mitchell, Esq. deceased, and John Mitchell, Esq. of this town, merchant, to Miss Mary Bell.

Kingston - In this town, Mr. Abraham Sequira, to Miss Martins, both of the Hebrew nation.


Montego Bay, May 25 - In this town, yesterday, Mr. John Burland, schoolmaster.

At St. Ann's, on Wednesday, the 22nd, in the 19th year of his age, Mr. Daniel Campbell, a young gentleman deservedly regretted by all who knew him. And, on Friday the 24th, Dr. William Hewatson, hospital mate with the detachment of the 16th regiment quartered there, much regretted by all his acquaintance.

Falmouth, May 28 - At Woodside, in this parish, Mr. James Ore, carpenter.

Falmouth, June 4 - Last night, at Springfield Estate in this parish, Jacob Libert, Esq.

St. Jago de la Vega, June 6 - In this town, Miss Lucy Ann Jones, daughter of James Jones, Esq. and Master Alexander McLenan, infant son of Mr. Lewis McLenan.

In St. Ann's, Master William Edward Parsons, son of Mr. Wm. Jas. Parsons.

On Sunday, at Dawkin's Pen, Salt Ponds, Thomas Raymond, Esq.

In Spanish Town, a child of Mr. John Stewart.


Falmouth, June 4 - This forenoon, agreeable to public advertisement, the Militia of this parish mustered and fired three vollies in honour of his Majesty's birthday. The detachment of the 16th regiment quartered here, under the command of Lieut. Vernon, turned out, and fired three vollies.

Kingston - Monday morning sailed from Port Royal his majesty's ship Providence, Capt. Bligh. We learn that, independent of the Bread Fruit; and other plants from the South Seas, and the collection of St. Vincent plants, made by Dr. Anderson, there are on board for the Kew Gardens near one thousand plants, natives of this island; the greater part of them such as have never been introduced into any garden in England.

Tuesday, being the anniversary of his Majesty's birth, who entered his fifty sixth year, royal salutes were fired, at the usual hours. At noon the 13th regiment, under the command of Colonel Whitelock; drew up on the Parade and fired three vollies.

Last Sunday night, Mr. John Smith, late mate of the ship Esther Lindo, in coming off in a small boat belonging to the ship, is supposed to have fallen overboard, he being in the boat by himself, and neither he nor the boat have been heard of since. The small boat was raised upon her upper works painted green.

Extract of a letter from Savanna-la-Mar - This day the Westmorland regiment of militia was reviewed by Col. Lawrence. During the review, Thomas Bullman, convicted at the last Cornwall assizes of making use of seditious expressions stood one hour in the pillory, agreeable to the sentence of the court.

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