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Mr. Dibdia's Bibliotheca Spenceriana"... 17 Cappe's Thoughts on Charitable lustitutions 57
Anecdotes of Carolan the famous Irish Bard 29 Bill of Mortality. - Prices of the Markets 95
Embellished with a beautiful View of the Theatre in Dorset-GARDENS,
including the House of Dr. SaĻMOX, a uoted Empiric,
INDEX INDICATORIUS. We are sorry to inform our Country A Correspondent in the Temple begs Correspondent (as we have often told to know whether the Society of Antiquaothers) that the Queen Anne's Furthing ries at Newcastle upon-Tyne, includes the (even if genuine) is scarcely worth a County Palatine of Durham? if not, be shilling--and that the silver coin he meu- suggests to the Nobility, Clerry, and tions is not worth quite so much.-Several Gentlemen of that County, the propriety other drawings have been sent ; but none of calling a Meeting for the purpose of that are worth engraving.
forming a General Society, as well of An, S. D. requests to know the date of the tiquaries, as of Arts, Manufactures and renewal of the present East India Char. Commerce. ter--what it cost the Company--and if it * INVESTIGATOR solicits information rebe granted for any term of years, and specting John Meare or De la Meare, Esq. particirlarly the date of it.
described in a MS. as of Whilbourn, Corse 1. D. who is at this time engaged in at- ly Parish, Wiltshire, where he lived totempling the History of Bicester, co. wards the close of the 16th century. He Oxon. will be greatly obliged to any of bad several sons, one of, whom, Lewis, Mr. Urban's readers, to inform him where was born at Corsly in the year 1625, and the following Tract may be consulted, went into Ireland some time previous to which is noticed in Mr. Gough's Brit. the year 1650, where he settled in the 'Popog. but is not among his valuable county of Westmeath, Collection bequeathed to the Bodleian Lio Dr. Lind, in his learned Treatise on the brary. - Strange and wonderful News Scurvy, expressly says, that the first from Biscuiter, a town in OXFORDSHIRE: University Professorship of Chemistry, in being a
and truie account of a ter. Europe was founded by a Dutch Gentlerible lighining, rain, hail, and " in hopes that that Science might thunder, which happened there the twen- lead to the discovery of-some certain Ře. tyeth day of April last past, and continued medy of that Disorder.” This is too refor several hours; burnt much corn, some markable a circumstance to be totally forbarns and outhouses, and killed many gotten. Who was the Dutch Gentleman cattel; also spoyl'd several persons, and -When and where was his Professorship had like to have consumed the whole founded?
CLERICUS BATHEN-IS.. town.
Phillips, in his Annual Necrology, says, S. P. who wishes for a detailed account that had Frederic the Great been strip-: of the Sword Dancers who go about many ped of his dominions, it was his intention parts of the Counties of Durham and Nor- to fix at Venice as a Physician. Docs thumberland at Christmas, who are in any authentic document of this exist, and general men from the collieries, and per- where?
CLERICUS BATHENSIS. form a species of melo.drama, is referred Mr. CARTER's Reply to Mr. HAWKINS to the elegant edition of Brand's “ Popu. is received ; and shall appear in our lar Antiquities" by Mr. Ellis.
METEOROLOGICAL Table for July, 1814. By W. CARY, Strand. Height of Fahrenheit's Thermometer. Height of Fahrenheit's Thermometer.
60 130, 15 fair
60 62 63 63 68 65 66
70 74 77 77 78 80
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE,
For J U L Y, 1814.
July 14. The sum total, for three months, Bythe kindness of a worthy friend appears by the following acquittal; who at this of the
Receyved the vth day of December Company of Stationers, I have now 1588, of the right ho. S Thom's Henbefore me what I have reason to neage Knight, Thr'er of her Maties Chamtbiok, would be considered as a very ber, by force hereo, iiiis iiil. viiis. viiid. great curiosity by the Suciety of An- Hugo Morgan, Pharmacopæus. tiquaries, or perhaps still more so by Yours, &c.
CARA VOC. the Worsbipful Company of Apothecaries; or it would form an excellent
Mr. URBAN, appendaye to a new Edition of the
N addition to the Biographical'acProgresses of Queen Elizabeth.” It count of the late learned Antiis an original document, fairly written quary, Sir John Fenn, given in the op four sides of a strong foolscap 81h Vol. of Nichols's “Literary Anecsheet of paper, folded length ways; dotes," p. 139, I send the inscription and is thus titled,
on his Monument, on the North side "Hugh Morgan, her Maties Apothe- of the Chancel of Fioningbam Church, carie, askith alowance for thes parcelles in Suffolk. following ; viz.for her Matiesowne person; This elegant Monument is from the from the 24th day of June 1588, beying chisel of the celebrated Bacon; and, it Mydsumer day, unto the xxixth day off is almost needless to add, beautifully Septembr 1588, beying Mychaelmas day, sculptured. exhibits a female to be payd by the Treasurer of her High- figure, it bas relief, knceling, with ness Chambr."
her head reclining on her right hand, A very few of the Items shall be and bending over an altar nonuident, bere transcribed :
the front of which is divided into three “ Confectio in forma manas Christi compartments; on the centre one are cum lapide bezohardi & cornu monoce sculptured the arms of Fenn, iinpaling ratis, ex mandato Reginæ, pro D'ua Skip- those of Frere; the other two are with, xis.
ornamented with quatrefoils. It is “ Tbragea regal' cum rhabarbaro in- unfortunately placed in a bad light, scisso, ex mandato Reginæ, pro Domind and a damp situation.
W. L. Scudamore, xvid.
"In memory of Sir John Fenn of East " Aqua rosarum, pro Legato Regis Dereham, in the County of NORFOLK, Navarræ, xjid. “ Cons' berber', pruna damascen' con
Knight; whose worth as a son, a busband,
a neighbour, and a friend, will be redit', ac cum aliis pro D'no Ralegh, ex mandato Regine, vis.
membered, and his loss lamented, till u Suffitus odoriferus, in die quo bap. relations shall cease to exist.--As a Ma
those to whom he stood in these several tizatus est filius D'ni Richardi Knightly gistrate, his acuteness of discernment, militis, iis. vid.”
and integrity of decision, rendered bim occur frequently, and vow respected by all around him. And when and tben hysteric and diuretic inedi- called upon (in 1791) to serve the office cines; but I forbear to look too mie of High Sheriff of the County of Nornutely into the prescriptions for a
FOLK, he paid a very laudable attention Virgin Queen. Articles of perfuinery to the dignity and decorum of the station. also are numerous, particularly “Sut. Having made deep researches into the fitusodoriferus" and " Aqua rosarum;" darkest and most turbulent period of our the latter of which seems to have History, he was strongly impressed with been used abundantly, in the Chapel, government, and saw but too plainly
a sense of the blessing of good order and in the Royal chamber, in the Dress- how much the present neglect of extering-room, in the Supper-room (pro nals tended to weaken and overturn cenuculo), in the Wardrobe, in the them.-On the 1st of January, 1766, he Laundry, and for Richmood Palace, was united in marriage to ELLENOR, the “pro dorgo Richemount.”
claughter of SHEPPARD FRERE, Esq. and
SUSANNA kia Wife; and, that her union,
In eo inerant with him might not separate her from ingenii acvmen, literae diligentia, the rest of ber Friends, be most kindly
vitae modestia, comitas morvm, directed bis own remains to be interred
animi constantia, 35 in the Vault beneath, destined to the
et incorrypta probitas. reception of her Family. He died Feb.
Publicvin svvm mvnvs 14, 1794, in the 55th year of his age."
per xxxi annos
omnivm praeter svi playsu Mr. URBAN, July 5.
explevit. THE Author of the “ Literary
Nihil avt honoris avt emolvmenti Anecdotes” will permit me to
sibi petebat, correct a single word in bis vol. VIII.
merendo ea quam ferendo insignior.
His dotibvs virtvtibvsgye ornato p. 88. The avowed Author of “The
accessit, Syphthora" was the Rev. Martyn Ma
ceterarvm decvs et fvndamentvin, dan, Chaplain to the lock Hospital ;
Pietas : elder brother to the late venerable
Fidei Evangelicae, Bishop of Peterborough, who (as his qvalem Ecclesia Anglicana semper surviving eldest son, the Chancellor"
bverit, and Prebendary of Peterborough, propvgnator fvit acerrimus, does) bore the name of Spencer.
Ivcvlentvs interpres : Allow me farther to observe, that,
in literarvm stvdiis in the brief Memoir of Dr. John War. vel excolendis vel commendandis, ren (successively Bishop of St. David's
perspexit et docvit and Bangor) p. 431, it is mentioned
qvantvm religioni that “his first preferment was Arch.
optimë famvlari et possit et debeat deacon of Worcester 1775, by favour
accvrata et liberalis et sana ervditio.
Pro nomine Christiano of Bp. Johnson, who was bis Nephew."
in vniversvm orbem propagaretvr This statement is certainly erroneous,
strenve ac fideliter laborantem, Doctor Jobo Warren, Bishop of St.
repentina mors, David's, never was Archdeacon of
sibi nec immatvra nec infelix, Worcester ;-- or was he a relation of
corripvit; Bp. Johnson's.--The fact is, that The
cvi scilicet Dr. Jobo Warren, Archdeacon of Wor Το Ζην Χριστού και το Αποθανεν Κερδος. cester, was a nephew of Bp. Johason Ecclesiae Academiae amicis not Bp. Johpson a nephew of Dr.
desiderivin svi religvit. Warren; and Dr. Warren, Archdea.
acerbissimvm. con of Worcester, was of a very dif,
Obiit Id. Nov. 'MDCCCXIII. ferent family from that of Dr. Warren,
annym agens LXIII.
vir integerrime et carissime,
cvjvs colluqvio, consilio, benevolentia, who is a vephew of the late Archdea
brevi nobis frvi licvit : con of Worcester, can more particų. Ita tva in terris vestigia premamvs, larly explain. M. GREEN.
vt aeternam +++ We are greatly obliged by the
in coelis felicitatem above corrections, and return our best
tecvm in Christo thanks also to E. J. the Reverend J.
asseqvamvr!, HUNTER, and Mr. D. YONGE, for their several valuable observations.
Mr. URBAN, Islington, July 24
EING an old reader of the Gentle. Inscription on a Tablet to the Memory
of Dr. J. Jowett, af Cambridge. of all kinds of literary anecdotes and The annexed Inscription was- de- controversy, I take the liberty of send. signed for a private Tablet, as a ing you a few remarks on the subject tribute of respect and affection to of Junips. Since the publication of the Memüry of the late Professor of Woodfall's new edition of those Leto Civil Law.
ters, I think I have read almost every (From VALPY'S CLASSICAL JOURNAL.) thiog that has been published relative M.S.
to their Author. Tlie remarks, whicle JOSEPHI JOWETT, LL.D. I send you at present, have all a reAvlae Trinitensis olim Socii,
ference to the communications and Jvris Civilis in Academia Cantabrigiensi Reviews, which you have publisbed Professoris Regii. since the new edition canse out. It is
my inteution to resume the subject that he is bound to reveal all he knows agaiu should it be necessary.--Being
ou this subject, so as to enable his wholly uncunnected with any of the friend T. E. B. to "give all the infor. parties in this controversy, I cannot
mation in his power.” (Ibid. p. 301.) be biassed towards the opinion of Surely, if the secret of the latter reany: my sole wish is to find out the quires only the previous truth.
of Philo-Juvius, in order declaration
be made One of your anonymousCurrespond public with propriety, T. E. B. can ents, who pretends to set at rest the have but very poor reasons for keep cuniroversy. about ibe Man in the Iron ing it to himself
. After all, it is not Mask, is of opinion, that the real Ju. improbable, that the knowledge of Dios has not as yet been pointed out; both respecting Junius may be as and tells us, that perhaps if he were trifling as that of several others who to give himself a little pains, he
have lately, given themselves mang be equally foringate as to the person airs on the subject. Magy deal in of Junius.”—It is rather cruel of this mysteries to give themselves a misa very acute geulleinan. to tantalize us
takeu importance; and prudently re by putting the cup in this manoer to main silent, lest, in the end, the mighty our lips without allowing us to taste labour of the mountain should termiit. Pray beg of hin, Mr. Urban, in pate in the productiod of a mouse. the naine of all tbe seekers after Ju
The West of England Member of nius, to take a little pains, and satisfy Parliament, wboinformed
your our longings. To an Englishman the Correspondent Mr. Farquhar (vol. discovery of Jupius is surely more in- LXXXIV. Part 1. p. 36.) that the teresting than that of the Man in the name of Junius was no secret amang Iron Musk.—(Vol. LXXXIII. Part It. the members of the Whig Club, couta page 310.)
hardly be serious; as nothing is more As a clue to Junius, another Cor. certain, than that the members o respondent, who signs L. R. I. (vol. that Club are exactly as ignorant of LXXXII. Part I. p. 101.) suggested the real Junius, as the accomplished a search after the copy of the Elder members of the Foar-in-hand Club. Woodfall's duodecimo edition, con- In a paragraph, which your readers cerning the binding, &c. of which, for will find (vol. LXXXIII. Part II. p. himself, Jupius gives such particular 416.) we are told that a circumstance, directions in one of his private Letters which occurred early in the
year 1772, to Mr. Woodfall. This hiut called immediately after Junius ceased writforth another of your Correspondents, ing, and which, the writer of tire paraPhilo-Junius, who asks(vol.LXXXIII. grapb says, was within his own knowPart 1. p. 199.) whether this copy ledge, had strongly impressed his " was not intended for and placed in mind, at that time, with a belief, that a library not accessible to ull book. a clergymao of the name of Rosen collectors i and whether it has not hagen, then in Lord Shelburne's faini been known to be there as lately as ly, was possessed of the secret of Juthe year 1786 ?”—He then hints, that vius.Now, Mr. Urban, I cannot for one of your Correspondeuts, whom the life of me conceive, what was the " an asthma and a numerous fainily writer's object in sending you this bave excluded from society for seve paragraph. Why did be oot com ral years, may be able to throw some municate tbis importantcircumstance, light upon this question.”—The gen. upon which his unshaken belief of Mr. tlemau thus alluded to, Mr. Urban; Rosenhagen's secret was founded :must be knowo to you, as he intimates We are told, that obscurity is a source in bis answer to Mr. Philo-Junius, of the sublime; but I never heard that with wbom he is very angry for point, it was a source of evidence. This is ing at hiin so openly. He, however, not a specimen of darkness visible, does not deny, ihat Philo.Junius was but of solemo trilling. It is no better rigbt in his conjecture respecting the than “ this is the dog that worried the copy ja question, and says-mas if he cat, that killed the rat, that ate the (Phile - unius) will come forward inalt, that lay in the house that Jack and was how he obtained his informa- built.” If the writer knows what he tion, l'will give all the information in means, let hiin speak out, instead of my power."--Now, as Mr. Philo-Ju. imitating the example of Mr. T. E. B. scius tirst throw down the gauntlet, I and his friend Philo-Junius. think you will agree with me, Sir, I am sick, Mr. Urban, quite sick, of