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Death Notice and Burial of Jane Macquarie:
16 January 1797

At Macao, on the 15th July last, Mrs. Macquarie, the Lady of Major Macquarie, of His Majesty's 79th [sic] Regiment, where she had proceeded in the Honourable Company's ship Exeter, Captain Wilson, for the benefit of her health; the remains of this Lady, which had been preserved after the Chinese manner, were brought to Bombay in the Sarah, Captain Mc.Intosh, and interred on Monday last, with all the respect due to the memory of one whose loss has been much and deservedly regretted in this Settlement, the following Gentlemen performing the last friendly office upon this melancholy occasion: Mr. Forbes, chief mourner; (supported by Major Cameron, and Captain Mackenzie) — Pall Bearers, General Balfour, General Nicholson, Commodore Thistleton, Lieutenant Colonel Kerr, Lieutenant Colonel Gore, and Lieutenant Colonel Oakes, besides a numerous train of Gentlemen of the first rank and respectability in the Settlement.

Originally published in the Bombay Courier 21 January 1797; republished in the Morning Chronicle (London) 13 September 1797 [Issue 8631], and Gentleman's Magazine Vol. 67 Part 2 [September] 1797 p.800.

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