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•e taken by the French. This gentleman,
alike distinguished for benevolence, and for an
high sense of honour, commenced his nailitery career witn uncommon promise ; but, displeased at the manner in which he conceived his freed, the Commander of the British forces at Minden, had been treated on th t occasion, he resigned his commission in disgust, about fix weeks from the death of the late king. The present Sir Sydney Smith being his second son, the paternal proFerty devolves on Colonel Smith, of Walmer. Mr. Spencer Sn ith, who formerly conducted the British interests at Constantinople, and is now minister at Stutgard, is the youngeft fon. During many of the latter years of his life, Mr. Smith resided in apartments excavated in the cliff, at no great distance from Dover cattle. sty's sex On Friday, Jan. 27, a large portion of the excavated cliff, a little to the eastward of the Royal Crescent, at Brighton, fell down with a most tremendous crash, forming thereby a frightful chasm across the main road quite up to the adjacent corn-field. This accident took place in the early part of the day, which luckily rendered it less dangerous in its consequences. A considerable part of the cliff, near Southwich, to the westward of the town, has likewise fallen in fince the above, in consequence of which it has been judged expedien. to remove the road further to the northward. The new barracks at Lewes begin te assume a respectable appearance; the hospital, a hand some spacious building, is already cowered in, and the works are proceeding incesfantly, and with great a lacrity. Married.] At Lewes, Mr. T. Rickman, fon of Mr. Joseph Rickman, surgeon, to Miss J. Rickman. East; India Company’s cavalry, to Miss Johnson. Died.] At Chichester, Mrs. F. Chatfield, daughter of the late Mr. F. Roberts, merchant.—in her 81st year, Mrs. Cogan, wife ef the Rev. T. W. Cogan, vitar of East IDeane, &c. At Brighton, in his 15th year, the Hon. Henry foomeroy, only son of the Lord Viscount Harberton.—Suddenly, by a fit of apo. plexy, Mir. Howell, builder, and a great proprictor of to e lodging-houses in the town. Mr Noakes, yeoman. of Wannock, near East Bourne.—Mr. H. Halsted, of Westerton, near Chichester. Invautiously riding at a very furious rate, in a night extremely dark, he 3 or unately drove against a cart that was pasing on the read, was thrown from his how is, and killed on the spot At South over, .trs. Barton, relićt of the late Dr. Barton, physician on the staff. in a bout as tea, off Newhaven, which being heavily ladel, with ballast, shipped a large quantity of water, and foundered,
At Petworth, Captain Mason, of the Hon.