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Date. Port of Arrival. Ship's Name. Commander. Place of Depart. Date 1829.

1829. Sept 29' Portsmouth Coromandel Boyes Bengal

March 30 Sept 30 Dover Andelmetschappy Allen Batavia May '15 Oct 8 Córk Mt. St. Elphinstone Rietchie Bombay

June 10 Oct 9 Holyhead Ganges


April 30 Oct 9 Romney Coronet

Daniell Tasmania

April 26 Oct 12 Downs :: Lady East Evans Bombay .. April 6 Oct 12 Kingstown... Claremont Macauley Bombay May '14 Oct 12 Holyhead Cartha


Calcutta April 22 Oct 13 Gravesend Proctor

Bragg Bombay

May 23 Oct 13 Plymouth Kate

Snowden . . Mauritius June 28 Oct 13 Dover


Matthews Madeira .. Sept. 7 Oct 14 Liverpool Midas

Watson Australia.. Oct 16 Liverpool Nandi

Hawkins.. Calcutta May - 13 Oct 17 Downs Lady Rowena

Russell Tasmania.. May 18 Oct 19 Margate Gipsey

Henderson Bengal


4 Oct 19 Liverpool Fortune

Gilkison Bombay

June 16 Oct 19 Downs Duke of Roxburgh Brown Madras July 6 Oct 19 Cowes


Cobb Batavia June 30 Oct 19 Cuwes Bengal Merchant

Duthie Sourabaya Oct 19 Downs Coquette

Thornton South Seas Oct 19 Portsmouth 'Vesper

Brown N. S. Wales Oct 19 Portsmouth

Roslyn Castle

Duff N.Zealand June 5 Oct 19 Bombay Andromache Furneaus.. Bombay May' 23 Oct 19 Downs Hero

Fell Bombay

June 17 Oct 20 Downs Woodbine

Onston Mauritius July 17 Oct 20 Downs Regulus

Hales Mauritius June 14 Oct 20 Portsmouth Rockingham Morris

April 6 Oct 20 Clyde


Aikins Australia.. June 8 Oct 20 Cork


Pinder Manilla .. May 15 Oct 20 Downs Margaret

Craig Tasmania May Oct 20 Downs Lyra

MacLeod.. S. Seas Oct 20 Dover


Cornet S. Seas Oct 21 Dover Cygnet

Morce Bengal

May 20
Oct 21 Liverpool George & Mary Roberts Bengal May
Oct 21 Downs Columbine

Browne Cape Aug.
Oct 21 Downs Mountaineers Clark Canaries
Oct 22 Dover


Hamilton Batavia Oct 23 Gravesend... Margaret

Miller Cape

July 19

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Date. Port of Arrival,

1829 April

8 Bengal April 20 V. D. Land April 21 Madras April 29 Bengal April 30 Bengal

4 Bengal May 4 Bengal May 6 V. D. Land May

8 V. D. Land May 11 N.Ş. Wales May 11 N..S. Wales , May

14 N.Ş. Wales. May

14 Madras May 14 Bombay May

16 Madras
May 16 Madras
May 17 N. S. Wales
May 18 Calcutta
May 19 Bombay
May 19 Madras
May 20 Calcutta
May 20 Calcutta
May 20 Calcutta
May 21 Bombay
May 21 Bombay
May 24 Bombay
May 24 Calcutta
May 25 Calcutta
May 25 V. D. Land
May 25 V. D. Land
May 25 V: D. Land
May 26 Bombay
May 27

-May 28 Bombay
May 29

Bombay May 29 Calcutta May, 31 Bombay

1 Bombay June

1 Bombay June

2 Bombay Junie 7 Madras June

9 Madras June 13 Calcutta June 14 Calcutta June 15 Madras June 16 Madras June .17 Madras July 17 Bombay July 1 Madras


Stoddart Georgiana

Thompson Mary Ann

Spottiswood Bridgewater Mapderson Lady Melville Clifford Andromache Laws Laurel

Tait Resource


Princess Royal
Lord Melville Browne

Morning Star Barker
Herefordshire Hope
Gen. Palmer

Thomas Mary Ann

Osborne Jane

Elsworthy John Woodhall .. Ramsay Buckinghamshire Glaspoole John

Freeman Hythe

Arbuthnot Farquharson Cruickshank, Duke of York Locke Fortune

Gilkison Runnymede Wildridge Lady Feversham Ellerby Royal George Grant Inglis

Dudman Prince Regent Mallard Vibilia

Stephenson St. George

Finlay Janet

Southean Wm. Maitland Jameson Hero

Felt Rifleman

Bleadels Lady Han.-Elice Liddle Mary Ann

O'Brien Calcutta

Watson Ontaria

Arnold Duke of Sussex .. Whitehead Elizabeth

Phillips Christiana

Hall Catherine

Kincard Diadem

Wilson Thames

Forbes Royal Admiral Wilson Repulse

Gribble Gen. Kyd

Serle Windsor


London London London London London London Greenock London London London London London London London London London London Hull London London London London London Glasgow London London Liverpool London London London London London London Liverpool Liverpool London London Liverpool Liverpool London London London Greenock London London London London London London


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Per Henry, from the Cape. Captains Fuit and Gaznor ; Lientenants Bland, Lancaster, and Daniell; Adjutant Hollingsworth ; Messdames F. Fuit, Mylner and child.

Per Lady Roweną. Dr. Anderson, R.N.; Messrs. J. Archer and Wales; three Masters Carr and Littlejohn.

Per Andromuche. Lieutenant Parbury; Mr. Shotton and wife.

Per Hero, from Bombay. Captains Twinham and Pelham ; Mr. Ainslie and Mrs. Frith.

Per Vesper, from Sydney. Towns and R. Brown; Drs. W. C. Watt, 1. D. Wilson, and Wilson.

Per Rockingham, from Madras. Major Robinson ; Captain Hickin; Lieuts. Rasser, Ottley, Therrold, and Hoskins; Master Maclean.

Per Duke of Roxburgh, from Madras. Captain W. W. Baker; Lieutenants Strong and Hancock; Cornet Rait; Rev. M. C. Traveller ; Dr. Macfarlane ; Messrs. James Stewart, George Gordon, junior, and James Blandford; Masters Gray and Wilson ; Messdames Traveller and 4 children, Gray, and Colonel Hamilton and 6 children ; (2) Misses Bells and Bushby.

Per Nandi, from Bengal. Lieut. Beatson ; Alexander Colvin, M. M.Joseph, and William Walker, Esq.

Per Claremont, from Bombay. Lieutenant Parsons; Dr. Wylie ; Rev. A. Crawford, Mrs. Crawford, Misses C. Mitchell and Stevenson, Master Stevenson.

Per Coronet, from Van Dieman's Land; Messrs. Hunter, Forster, Beecher, and Fenning ; Captain Smart.

Per. James Grant, from the Mauritius. Captain Gordon ; Dr. Logan ; Messrs. Pomaroux, Tremonlet, andLevergere ; Messdames Pomaroux, and Tremoulet, Misses La Gardore.


No. 72.-DECEMBER, 1829.-Vol. 23.




In closing the Twenty-third Volume of THE ORIENTAL HERALD, and with it the existing Series of the Work, for the purpose of following it up by an improved plan of publication, in continuation of the same labours, directed to the same end, --it gives us the highest pleasure to look back upon the past, and to see that our labours have not been in vain. During no period of the last six years that this publication has existed, and through the whole of which time it has been earnest and unremitting in its appeals to the people of England, on behalf of their fellow-subjects in India, has the interest, excited in their behalf been so warm or so general as in the year now advancing to its termination. Since the month of January last, when Mr. Buckingham commenced his personal tour throughout the country, for the purpose of following up his writings by personal appeals to his countrymen on the great subject which now for twelve years has occupied his chief attention,—there have been formed, in different parts of England, Scotland, and Ireland, Associations, Committees, and other bodies, having for their object the dissemination of information respecting Indian affairs, and combined operations to prevent the renewal of the East India Company's Monopoly, which bid fair to effect their object, even if their number should not increase beyond what they at present are. The same cause which led to the formation of these, will, however, produce others; and as Mr. Buckingham hopes to be able to follow

up the labours of the past year, with increased exertions, in other parts of the country, during the coming year,—we have no doubt that two or three hundred distinct associations of this description may be formed in the kingdom, before the period arrives in which the final decision must be given on the Indian question.

These bodies, fortunately, contain among them members of the leading official authorities, and the most intelligent merchants and manufacturers of the several places in which they have been

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formed ; and to these have also united themselves clergymen of different denominations, professional men, and others who feel a general interest in the welfare of their country, and in the consequent prosperity of her distant dependencies. The public press of the kingdom has by this means been enlisted in favour of opening India and China to British enterprise ; and there is scarcely a provincial journal in the country that has not given its support to the good cause. Extracts from these we have given, from time to time, in these pages ; but our present purpose is to show how the formation of these associations elicits the talents of well-informed men, in parts of the country, that but for such associations, would take no interest in the general question ; and if the example which we are about to cite, were to be followed extensively throughout the kingdom, there would very shortly not be town or village in which the evils of the East India Monopoly would not be clearly understood, and whose alliance might not, therefore, be counted upon in any measures to prevent its renewal. The following is an address from the enlightened Magistrate of Whitby, Mr. Richard Moorsom, made to his fellow-townsmen, on the formation of the • East India Association,' at Whitby, adverted to in our last. Let it be compared with the address of Mr. Sadler, delivered in the same place; and let the reader judge of their respective merits :On the Commercial Intercourse betwixt Great Britain and India.

'If the various nations which now occupy the surface of the habitable globe had always, each, been restricted to the use of those productions to be procured from its own soil alone, what a diminution of comfort and enjoyment must have been the consequence, and how lamentable would have been the condition of the human race.

Without that mutual intercourse and communion to which commerce gives birth, how slowly would civilization have proceeded; if indeed any opportunity could have been afforded of calling into action the faculty of progressively improving his condition, which appears to be one of the distinguishing attributes of man. If we consider our own country, in particular, now so fair and flourishing, solely in its natural prospect, without reference to the benefits which commerce brings in her train, what a barren and uncomfortable spot of earth would appear to have fallen to our share. With a barren soil, and an inclement and variable climate, surrounded by an apparently impassable barrier, which would seem as if intended purposely to render all communication with the rest of the universe difficult, if not impracticable,--had we never been visited by a people more civilized than ourselves, all that could, by possibility, have been obtained, by the severest toil, and the most unremitting exertions, would only, perhaps, have amounted to a very scanty subsistence, and imperfect shelter for a few scattered tribes of wandering barbarians. But, with the introduction of commerce the

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