Sept. 18. At Ballintemple, near Newry, at an advanced age, the Rev. Henry Boyd, M.A. Vicar of Rathfriland, and Chaplain to the Earl of Charleville. This gentleman was a native of Ireland, and acquired considerable celebrity as the first translator of Dante into English verse. His first publication was the Inferno, with a specimen of the Orlando Furioso of Ariosto, in two vols. 8vo, 1785. In 1796 he published Poems, chiefly dramatic and lyric, 8vo; in 1802, The Divina Comedia of Dante, translated into English verse, in 3 vols. 8vo; in 1805, The Penance of Hugo, a Vision, from the Italian of Vincenzio Monti, with two additional cantos; and The Woodman's Tale, after the manner of Spenser; and in 1807, The Triumphs of Petrarch, translated into English verse.