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drawn. He was seven years in the regiment, and had been repeatedly offered promotion, which he always declined. No man was ever more beloved by his corps.
Brighton, August 25, 1806.
This morning we have had a most interesting view ; 100 sail of the Jamaica homeward-bound fleet, under convoy, have passed by for the Downs. A Captain Campbell, and a Mr Campbell, (the latter gentleman has been resident in Jamaica seventeen years,) have landed, and intend setting off in a post chaise for London. From them we learn that 80 sail had parted from them on Thursday last, for their different desti­nations—all well—Ireland, Liverpool, Bristol, &c. There are 24 sail missing; the fate of one only known— the Will, of Liverpool, which was upset, and went down by a sudden squall of wind ; it is not supposed there were more than five or six lives lost on board her, one a gentle­man passenger, who was sick in bed.
Five o'clock.
More of the fleet are now passing, and some more boats coming on shore. A lady and gentleman,, some children, and black servants have landed, and are gone to the Custom House. More boats appear to be coming in.
They have had a quick, but tempestuous passage, being only nine weeks since they left the Island.
Amongst our last arrivals arc—
Viscount Ossulston, Lady Morris Gore, Lord and Lady Tara, Sir Frederick Eden, Bart., Mr G. Yates, Misses Gower, Mr J. Gibbons, Mr Chollet, Mr C. Palmer, Mrs C. Cole, Mr Jutting, Mr Wilson, Mr and Mrs Grill, Mr How, Miss Call, Mr Williams, and Sir John Bridger.
The Prince's magnificent stables are now so far finished that the Royal stud, at least such of His Royal Highness's as are left at Brighton, are stabled there. These elegant buildings comprise sixty-one stalls, in­cluding loose stables, viz., thirty-eight for hunters and
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