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tation. His eldest daughter, who was then three volumes, octavo ; but this perform about eight years old, obtained great no- auce wants that arrangement and judicious tice in the musical world by her astonish- selection which characterize his former ing performances on the harpsichord. Soon publications. Besides these productions, after his arrival in London, he composed Dr. Burney wrote " Au Essay towards the several mucb-admired concertos ; and in History of Comets,” A Plan of a Public 1766 he brought out at Drury-lane Theatre Music School," &c. &c. His Musical à translation of Rousseau's Devin du Viko. Works, in addition to those already menlage, already noticed, which he had exe- tioned, are : Sonatas for two Violins and cuted during his residence at Lyon. It a Bass, two parts. Six Cornet Pieces, with bad, bowever, no great success. In 1761 an introduction and Fugue for the Organ. he bad the honorary degree of Doctor of A Cantata and Songs. Six Duets for two Music couferred upon him by the Univer. German Flutes. Six Concertos, for Viosity of Oxford; on which occasion he per lins, &c. in eight parts. Two Sovatas for formed an exercise in the musical school a Piano forte, Violin, and Violoncello, two of that University. This exercise, consist- Horts. Six Harpsichord Lessons, &c. &c. ing of an anthem of great length, with an Dr. Burvey was twice married, and has overture, airs, recitatives, and choruses, had eight children, of whom several have was several times afterwards performed at manifested very superior abilities. His the Oxford music-meetings, under the di- eldest daughter was celebrated for her exrection of the famous Emanuel Bach. In traordinary musical powers. Madame the year following he travelled through D’Arblay, the author of Evelina, Cecilia, France and Italy, as well with a view 10 Camilla, and The Wanderer, is the second. improvement, as to collect materials for His eldest son, Jaines, sailed round the bis intended History of Music, an object World with Capt. Cook; and afterwards which he never had out of his mind froin commanded the Bristol, of 50 guns, ip the the time be first conceived the plan of such East-Indies: he has published some judia work. In 1771 he published his “Mu- cious tracıs on the best means of defending sical Tour, or Present State of Music in our Island against an invading enemy; and France and Italy ;” a work which was has commenced a History of Voyages of well received by the public, and deemed Discovery. The second son is the very so good a model for travellers, that Dr. learned Charles Burney, LL. D. His young Johnson professeilly adopted it in his ac. est daughter is pursuing the career of her coant of the Hebrides. Speaking of his sister as a novelist. For many years Doc. own book, "I had," said the Doctor, " that tor Burney resided in the house in St. clever 'dog Burney's Musical Tour jo my Martin's-sireet, Leicester-fields; which was eye." In 1772 he travelled through the formerly occupied by Sir Isaac Newton ; Netherlands, Germany, and Holland, and but during the last twenty-five, having in the course of the next year he published been appointed organist of Chelsea-hosan account of his journey in two volumes pital, he inhabited an elegant suite of octavo. In the same year he was elected apartments in that college, and enjoyed a a Fellow of the Royal Society. In 1776 handsome independency. His remains appeared the first volume, in quarto, of his were deposited in the burying-ground be« General History of Music."

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longing to Chelsea College; and the fune, maining volumes of this elaborate and in- ral was numerously atteniled, by the go. telligent work were published at irregular vernor, deputy-governor, and chief officers periods i and the four, of which it now of the College, and by the family and consists, were not completed till the year friends of this accomplished and excellent 1789. In 1779, at the desire of Sir John

The procession moved from the Pringle, Dr. Burney drew up for the Phi- apartments of the deceased, in the College, losophical Transactions, “An Account of at one o'clock; the pall was borne by the Little Crotch, the Infant Musician," now Hon. F. North, Sir G. Beaumont, Dr. Professor of Music in the University of Moseley, Mr. Townsend, Mr. Rogers ahe Oxford. The grand musical festival, in Poet, and Mr. Salomon: amongst the fole 1785, in commemoration of Handel, held lowers were, Captain Burney, Dr. C. Bure in Westminster Abbey, was considered as ney, Mr. M. Burney, Mr. D’Arblay, Rev. deserving of a particular memoir ; the His, C. P. Burney, Messrs. E. Burney, C. Ra. torian of Music was therefore fixed upon per, Barrett, Sir D. Duodas, Colonel Mat. as the most proper person to draw it up. thews, Dr. W. Moseley, Captain Nunn, Accordingly, in the same year, a splendid Messrs. North, Payne, Ayrton, M. Rapes, volume was published by Dr. Burney, in

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His Miscellaneous Library" quarto, for the benefit of the Musical was sold by Leigh and Sotheby, June 9, Fund. In this work the Doctor displayed 1814, and on eight succeeding days. emivent talents as a Biographer; and the Of Mr. James Burney (the elder halflife of Handel is one of the best memoirs brother of the late highly respectable to be found in our language. In 1796 he Doctor) see our vol. LXXX. ii. 532. published the “Life of Metastasio,” in third brother is there also noticedo

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10 and 20 50 30 and 90 14 Whereof have died under 2 years old

20 and 30 90 90 and 100 1 Peck Loaf 3s. 11d. 3s. 10d. 3s. 11d. 3s. 1id.

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INLAND COUNTIES.

MARITIME COUNTIES.
Wheat, Rye , Barly, Oats Beans

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S. d. s. ds. d. s. d. s. d.

s dos dogs. d., s. d. Middlesex' 72 130 033 427 10 42 101|Essex 69 029 0342 26 239 Surrey 73 800 034 0128 8 46 6 Kent 66 0100 0135 8126 8138 6 Hertford 65. 101:32 033 027

253 9||Sussex

65 000 0100 024 600 0 Bedford 65 700 033 095 740 311Suffolk 62 4130 0130 720 0137 5 Huntingd. : 61 900 0131 S/21 836-7Camb. 62 500 032 017 235 10 Northainp. 61 1000 0 29620 - 639

9 | Norfolk

59 11306/29 7122 3136, 0 Rutland 63 600 0128 0 26 642 QtLincoln 60 10140 0 28 0 17 101395 Leicester 69 838 030 025 10145 0 York 60 840 0132 5 20-0143 5 Nottingh. 69 641 035 0125. 017 4| Durham 655100 000 0 27 9100 Derby

74 6100 000. 028 8 58 0 Northum. 63 045 735 826 500 Stafford 75 3.00 0 38 11 26 347 4| Cumberl. 657144 030 4126 6100 Salop 68

2 52 200 0134 200 0 Westmor. 73 S 48 032 0126 500 0 Hereford 60 341 631 1 29 3 41. 21 Lancaster 72 100 000 0 25 544 0 Worcester 69 049 1039 634 249 8|Chester 68 900 0.00 0.30.300. () Warwick 71 4.00 041 429 8150 10||Flint 70 000

0143 400 0 000 Wilts 60 400 0128 2124 844 Denbigh 75 2100 046 10:28 Berks 71 500 0 29 0125 46 0Anglesea 00 000 0100 016

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O Oxford 770 900 1031 1 25 0 42 6 Carnarvon.75 4100 0139 4122 0100 0 Bucks 71 600 0131 6/26 9 +2 4 Merioneth.77 8100 44 10132 600 Brecon 68 10 48 0/56 624 000 0 Cardigan 76 0100 034 0118 0.00 0 Montgom. 66. 4/38 5 43 2135 2100 0 Pembroke 57.900 035 800 0,00 0 Radnor 64 000 034 6128 0100: Carmarth. 73 1100 -041 200 0,00

Glamorgan73 300 36 10124 000 Average of England and Wales, per quarter. Gloucester 67 100 030 2 25 939

67 8139 10134 3125 5143 7 Somerset 66 000 033 018. 444 Average of Scotland, per quarter :

Monmo. 70 500 000

000 000 60 1143 10:38 0125 1138 3|Devon 67 5100 0129 300 000 0 Aggregate Average Prices of the Twelve Ma-|| Cornwall 67 11/00 0 27 10123 600 ritime Districts of England and Wales, by Dorset 62 11 00 0100

0 24 000 0 which Exportation and Bounty are to be! Hants 65 900 0 32 8 24 1047 8 regulated in Great Britain..........

66 5138 7133 0123 342 1 PRICE OF FLOUR, per Sack, July 27: 60s. to: 65s. RETURN OF WHEAT, in Mark-Lane, including only from July 11 to July 18: Total 6823 Quarters. Average 66s. Id. -Os. síd. lower than last Return.

OATMEAL, per Boll of 140lbs. Avoirdupois, July 16, 315: 4d.

AVERAGE PRIČE of SUGAR, July 20, 53s. 1d. per cwt.

PRICE OF HOPS, IN THE BOROUGH MARKET, July 25 : Kent Bags 51. 5s. to 71. 7s. Kent Pockets

7.1. 156. to 101. Os. Sussex Ditte 51. (s. to 61. 15s. Sussex Ditto ..

71. 7s. to 91. Cs. Essex Ditto ...........

81. Os. to 101. Os. Farnham Ditto .......101. Os. to 131. (tra

AVERAGE PRICE OF HAY AND STRAW, July 25: St. James's, Hay 4l. 175. 6d. Straw. 21. 12s. 61.-Whitechapel, Hay 5l. 8s. Straw 21.6.se Clover 71. 10s. Od.-Smithfield, Hay 51. 7s. 6d. Straw 21. 6s. Od. Clover 61. 18s. 68.

SMITHFIELD, July 25. To sink the Offal-per Stone of 8lbs. Beef. .4s. 8d. to 5s. 81. Lamb

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..5s. Od. to 5s, Bd. Head of Cattle at Market this Day :Veal.....

......5s. 44. to 7s. Od. Beasts about 1588. Calres 130, Pork...... ....5s. 4d. to 7s. Oul. | Sheep 14,080.

Pigs 280. COALS, July 25: Newcastle 46s. Od. -55s. 6d. Sunderland 47s, 6r.--51s. Ord. SOAP, Yellow, 93s. Mottled 110s. Cord 114s. CANDLES, 145, 6il. per Doz. Moulds16, 01. TALLOW, per Stone, 815, St. James's 5s. Od. Clare Market, (s. Od. Whitechapel 5s. 2:1.

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Staffordshire and Worcestershire, 7801, with 221. clear Half year's Dividend,- Leeds and Liverpool, 2101.--Grand Junction, 225l. ex Dividend 31. 10s. clear half year. Monmouth 1561, 11s. ex half year's Dividend'5l. clear. Grand Uvjon, 951. -Kennet and Avon Old Shares, 221. New il. Discount.-- Lancaster, 191. 10s. 202. Wilis and Berks, 161. — Croydon, 151. West-India Dock, 1601. ex Dividend 51. half year. - London Ditto, 1001. ex Div. 21. 15s, clear.-Imperial Assurance, 501. with Div. - Alas, 41. ----Hope, 21. 55. -Sun Life Ditto, 11. 10s. premium. --Sirand Bridge, with Annuity, 571. Discount. Vauxhall Ditto, 40l. per Share, - London Flour Shares, 61. . Grand Junction Water-Works, 351.---London Institution, 591. 1$s.--Sorrey Ditto, 121. 12s.

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1814.

LONDON GAZETTE

Cornw.-Covent. 2 GENERAL EVENING

Cumberland 2 M.Post M. Herald

Doncaster--Derb. Morning Chronic.

Dorchest.--Essex Times-M. Advert.

Exeter 2, Glouc. 2 P.Ledger&Oracle

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Norfolk, Norwich Eng. Chron. --Inq.

N.WalesOxford 2 Cour d'Angleterre

Portsea--Pottery Cour. de Londres

Preston Plym. 2 150therWeeklyP.

Reading --Salisb. 17 Sunday Papers

Salop-Sheffield2 Hue & Cry Police

Sherborne, Sussex Lit. Ads, monthly

Shrewsbury Bath 4 Bristol 5

Staff.-Stamf. 2 Berwick Boston

Taunton-lyne Birmingham 4

Wakefi.Warw. Blackb. Brighton

Worc. 2-YORK 3 Bury St Edmund's

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Jersey 2. Guern. 2. Index INDICATORIUS—Meteorological Diary 98 ARCHITECTURAL INNOVATION, No. CLXXXV.134 Miscellaneous Correspondence, &c. LITERARY INTELLIGENCE

136 Memorials of Bp. Madan...Bp. Yonge...... 99 Heview of New Publications. Ontbe contested origin of God save the King 100 Alicia de Lacy; an Historical Romance... 137 Epitaphs on Mrs. Outram and Mr.Jos. Barber1v1 | Evelyn's Silva, by Dr. Hunter, 4th edit. 139 Abbé Valart.--Jobo Gersen. --Tho.à Kempis 102 De Falkirk's Annals of Irish Popery..... 143 Junius--Mr. Rosenbagen.-Mr. Beauvais...104 Dr. Samuel Butler's Sketch of Geography ibid. Account of Whitlington Castle, Shropshire 105 Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century 145 On the Claims of writing Junius's Letters 106 Lord Thurlow's Ariadne.-History of Essex 149 Travelling from Bombay by way of Bussora 107 Dyer's Hist. of University of Cambridge... 150 Marybone Manor-house,afterwards a School112 | Spirit of the Journals-Spanish Graınmar 154 Description of Quenby Hall, co. Leicester 113 Review of New MUSICAL PUBLICATIONS

155 Mt. Carter's Reply to Mr. J. S. Hawkins 114 Select Poetry for August, 1814......157-160 Inquiry respecting Letters of Arthur Kemp 116

Historical Chronicle. Jeweer Family:- History of Hampshire... ibid. Proceedings in late Session of Parliament 161 Sword-dancers.-Antiq. Soc. at Newcastle 117 Interesting Intell. from London Gazettes... 167 Old Maps of Londou 118-Worksop Abbey 119 Abstract of principal Foreign Occurrences 173 Anecdotes of Carolan, James Whyte, &c. 121 Country News 179--Domestic Occurrences 179

ThatchedChurches.-Long&lat.in Domesday 123 Account of the Celebration of the Jubilee 180 Extraordinary Instances of Pedestrianism 124 Theatrical Register.Gazette Promotions 185 Mr. Belsham's Answerto Bp. of St. David's 125 Births and Marriages of eminent Persons...180 A Subcarine Porest in Pevensea Marsh... 1.28 Memoir of the late Right hon. Lord Auckland 187 Queen anne's Bounty 129-Eau Medicinale130 Character of the late Mrs. Stephenson......189 Reflections on the late Rejoicings for Peace 131 Obituary,with Anecd. of remarkable Persons 189 On preserving Alimentary Substances ... 132 Bill of Mortality. — Prices of the Markets 199 HigbåtewardsofOxford.. PleasantryatDeath133 | Prices of Canal Shares, &c. and of the Stocks 200 Embellished with beautiful Perspective Views, of WHITTINGTON CASTLB, SHROPSHIRE ;

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INDEX INDICATORIUS. Vol. LXXXIV. Part i. p. 702. b. I. 13. BIOGRAPHICUS will be much obliged Lord Mintó was created Viscount Mel- by any Epitaphs for the Family of Thickgund and Earl of Minto on the 2d of NESSE, either at Farthingoe or Aynhoe February 1813 (see Vol. LXXXIII. p. in Northamptonshire --at Wormington 984.); and was succeeded by his eldest in Warwickshire-or the Abbey Church son, Viscount Melgund, M. P. for the at Bath. Where was Governor THICKCounty of Roxburgh.

NESSE buried ? and bas he any Epitaph?

He died in France, and his second wife Mr. J. N. BREWER, being engaged in at Languard Fort. writing a Topographical Account of Mid

H. Y. asks for information respecting dlesex (intended to formi, in conjunction a translation into English of the Secchia with Mr. Brayley's Historical and De- Rapita, or Rape of the Bucket, the ce. scriptive Notice of the Metropolis, a part lebrated beroi.comical poem of Tassoni. of the work intituled “ Beauties of Eng- This version is mentioned by Tiraboschi; land and Wales”) requests the favour of and Mr. Hayley, in the Notes to his Epis. communications illustrative of any curi- tle on Epic Poetry, has observed, that in ous particulars connected with that a catalogue of the numerous editions of populous and opulent County.

the Secchia, which Muratori bas prefixed Mr. Barrow, in his interesting Travels to his Life of Tassoni, he includes an in Southern Africa, vol. II, p. 344, 4to English translation of it printed 1715.

“ To enable a man to disin- Some specimens of the manner in which herit a child, he must bring proof of his it is executed, would gratify, H. V. says, having committed one at least of the curiosity and contribute to the enterCrimes" --stated by Mr. Barrow him- tainment, of many of our Readers. The self in another passage of the same episode of the Enchanted Island, which Work (page forgot) to be fourteen in occupies the ninth canto, is remarkable number of Children against Parents for the vein of fancy in which it is conwhich are enumerated in the Justinian ducted; and from this part a sample of Code." This passage, or rather the the whole might be taken. other, certainly requires an illustrative We thank Major F.; but the Prices of note enumerating these fourteen Crimes; the Books at the Sale he notices are not which is not done, so far as I know and of very general importance. believe, in that Emperor's Institutes. The View of the Seat of the late EDWanting this, the passages convey a very MUND BURKE, esq. at BEACONSFIELD, in defective information, such as at best is our next; with the very interesting. worse tban none. What are those four- Essay of “ Academicus," on" Living withteen Crimes? H. HODGSON, MD.& LL.D. out Food, &c. &c.

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METEOROLOGICAL TABLE for August, 1814. By W. CARY, Strand. Height of Fahrenheit's Thermometer. Height of Fahrenheit's Thermometer.

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