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T THE LATE LORD KINNAIRD. Lord Kinnaird, who has died at his seat, Bossie Priory, Perthshire, in hia 70th year, had been suffering from cold for a few days, but nothing serious was ap- prehended. The deceased, George William Fox Kinnaird, ninth Baron, was born in April, 1807, andsucceeded his father in 1826. He was educated at Eton, was Master of the Buckhounds from 1839 to 1841, and filled the office of Grand Master of the Freemasons of Scotland. He was a Knight of the Thistle, a Privy Councillor, and Lord-Lieutenant of Perthshire. He married in 1837 the daughter of the first Lord de Mauley; and is succeeded in the peerage by the Hon. Arthur FitzGerald Kin- naird, M.P., head partner in the banking firm of Ransom, Bouverie, and Co. The new peer was born in 1814, was educated at Eton, and was attache to the British Embassy at St. Petersburg, and private secre- tary to the Earl of Durham when Minister at that Court from 1835 to 1837. Mr. Kinnaird sat as a Liberal for the city of Perth from 1837 to 1839, and has represented the same constituency since 1852. By his succession to the peerage a vacancy is created in the House of Commons. The late peer was a Liberal in politics, and took an active part in many social movements having for their object the well-being of the working classes. He was one of the few peers who belonged to the Anti-Corn Law League, over one of the great meetings of which in Covent Garden Theatre he presided.

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