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462 Marriages and Deaths in and near London.
At St. Mary's, Whitechapel, Tho. Berd- tended by Dr. Wallis, Dr. Marshall, and Mr. more, efq, only son of the rev. Samuel Berd- Home, who performed the operatión reconmore, D.D. to Miss Sidney Reynett, third mended by the late John Hunter for the cure • daughter of the rev. Henry Reynett, D. D. of the anuerism. one of the justices of the new police.
Near Hampstead, Capt. Guennap, of the Andrew Loughnan, esq. of New-court, St. royal navy. Swithin’s-lane, to Miss Mary Ann Hamil In Southampton-street, Bloomsbury, Sir ton, of the island of Grenada.
Charles Henry Talbot, bart. At St. George's, Hanover-square, Mr. J. At Bull's Cross, Enfield, Mrs. Elizabeth Turner of New Bond-street, to Miss Susan Jennings. Feltham, of Hampton-court..
After a very severe indisposition, Mrs. At St. James's Church, Mr. Henry Marsh, Schneider, of Bow-lane, Cheapfide. of Reading, to Mrs. Stone, of Hatherdon, in In Pall-mall, aged 73, Mrs. Montel. the county of Hants.
Mr. Joseph Wilson, of Milk-street. At Mary-le-bone church, John Opie, esq. In Southampton-street, Covent-garden, in of Berners-street, to Miss Alderson, daugh- his 85th year, Williana Sheldon,.ciq. ter of James Alderson, M. D. of the city of [The late Earl of Gainsborough, whose Norwich.
death was mentioned in our laft, succeeded At Clerkenwell church, Mr. Sam. Smith, to his title, when very young, by the death accomptant to the mercers' company, to Mrs. of his brother Rephitake, who died, 1770, Ann Hatcher, of Chad's-row,Gray’s-inn-road.' at nineteen years of age. His lordship was
Died.] In the Strand, Mr. Thomas Cabu educated at King's College, Cambridge, where fac, sen. the oldest musical instrument-maker he took the degree of A. M. in 1761. The in London.
ancestor of his family came into England At Kingsland-green, aged 66, Mr. H. with the conqueror, who granted him some Raynes, Shuttleworth, optician of Ludgate- lands. The title of baron and viscount was ftreet.
conferred on Edward, who was created baron At Thomas's hotel, in Berkeley-square, Noel in 1617, and succeeded to the title of her grace the Duchess of Leinster. She had Viscount Campdon on the death of his fabeen about fix weeks at Bristol hot-wells ther-in-law, who had secured the title for for the recovery of her health, but he con him by reversion. The title of Earl of Gains. tinued in a very weakly state; and being of borough was conferred, in 1612, on Edward, a nervous, timid nature, the death of Lord the third viscount. The late Henry Noel Ed. Fitzgerald is supposed to have precipi- was the sixth and last earl of the family; tated her death. * Her grace had been mar for, dying without itiue, the titles are exried to the present Duke about twenty years.
tinct. The paternal estates descend to Gerard She was the only daughter of Lord St. George, Noel Edward, the M. P. for Rutlandshire. and brought with her a very large fortune. His lordship was never very conspicuous She has left behind many children; but the in political life; but was by no means one Marquis of Kildare, the eldest boy, is only of those useless men of fortune who pass five years of age.
through life unknowing and unknown. He In Gloucester-itreet, Portman-square, Mr. applied to, and encouraged the study of maJohn Radhall, jun.
tural history, in which science he had colMr. Wall, attorney; he dropped down lected a very valuable library, and was consuddenly, in his chan bers, in Paper-build- lidered by the Linnæin Society as ings, Temple, and instantly expired.
proper to be one of the four honorary memAt Walthamstow, in the 82d year of his bers, together with Sir J. Banks, Mr. Penage, Anthony Todd, esq. secretary to the nant, and the late Marshal de Nouaille. general poft-office, in which department he His character, a few years fince, suffered had served the public upwards of 60 years. considerable tarnish by some severe oppres.
In Pall-mall, aged 71, Mrs. Pontet. fions of his tenants, in compelling each of
At his apartments in Gerard Street, Soho, them to keep one or more of his hounds, of Charles Jackson, esq. late comptroiler of the which he always had a large pack. Several foreign general post-office.
of them were actually dilpotiefled of their At Uxbridge, aged 53, Edmund Higgin- 'farms for retuing, with manly perseverance, son, era
to submit to so insulting a badge of vassaIn Ironmonger-lane, Charles Lynd, esq. of lage.] Mullantean, near Stewart's-tower, Ireland. At Grenier's hotel, George James Hay,
At Knightsbridge, Mrs. Pybus, wife of J. late Earl of Errol. He was descended from Pybus, elq.
one of the most ancient families in Scotland. Mr. A. Grove, attorney, of Villier's. In 980, one of his anceitors, then a hurftreet, Strand.
banuman, with two of his sons, who liapMrs. Carr, wife of Mr. Carr, of St. Paul's pened to be at plough, boldly defended a chur h-yard.
trong pass against the invading Danes, with At his chambers, in Gray's-inn-square, of the instruments of husbandry only, until their a poplitæal aneurism, Mr. John Marshall, countrymen came to their alliance and reattorney, fornierly of York. He was at. pulfed the enemy. As a reward for this
: Notices of the Earl of Errol and Sir 9. Sanderson.
463 service, the King of Scotland bestowed on had greatly impaired his conftitution. His him a large portion of land near the river lordship was attached to the light infantry Tay, called ERROL; and also an appropriate . battalion of the guards; and when the late coat of arms and niotto, at once displaying expedition was undertaken against Oftend, his valour, and his humble occupation. The his corps being ordered on that service, descendants of this hero are frequently men he accompanied it. The men under his comtioned; their pedigree, from the reign of mand not being landed, luckily escaped Robert Bruce, is clear and uninterrupted. being captured; but something improper apo
The lairds of Errol were elevated to the pearing in his own conduct, occasioned, as it rank of earl in 1452. They had before been is said, by intoxication, he was put under arhonoured with a charter conftituting them reit on his return, and at length permitted heritable high-conftables of Scotland * In to resign his company. The chagrin occa1721 the male line failed, and the title de- fioned by this untoward circumstance certainly scended to Lady Margaret, daughter of the haftened his end. He died at Grenier's hotel thirteenth earl, who married the earl of a short time after. Thus perished a young Linlithgow; and their grandson, John Boyd man who, but for the posteffion of a title, (Lord Boyd), by a daughter married to Lord without a fortune to support it, might have Kilmarnock, succeeded to the title of Errol, Been an ornament to his country. An acand took the name of Hay, from whom the count of his demise, authorised by some of his late earl is descended.
relations, has appeared in the papers, in which His lordship was born in 1767, and fuce he is faid to have been delirious, and to have ceeded to the citle at a very early age. The been indisposed sometime previous to the expaternal estate which fell to his share being pedition. Lord Errol married a lady, a naImall, he embraced a military life; and, en
tive of Ireland, but has not left any child; tering into the guards, attained the rank of confequently his brother, who, in pursuance lieutenant-colonel in the army,
of the will of a relation, lead affumed the The gay life usually led by the officers of name of Boyd; succeeds. This gentleman this corps, drew his lordship into expences
has been in poffeffion of a very good fortune which his fortune could by no means sup- by a very singular tenure. In case of the port; and to secure himself froin the incon- lapse of the earldom to him, the fortune was veniencics attendant on the state of a debtor to go to the next. Luckily there is no other in this country, he, at the last general elec- brother; and tkerefore he succeeds to the tion, food a candidate for one of the fixteen cicle without losing the estate. elective peerages of Scotland.
After a lingering illness, Sir James Sander On this occafion he was opposed by the fon, bart. alderman of London, and member Earl of Lauderdale, who conceived hé had for Hastings. He was a native of Yorkshire discovered a flaw in his lordship’s title f. fent to town, by his friends, in search of
-With this view Lord Lauderdale attended employment ; his first was with a Mr. at Holyrood-house; and, after objecting to Goulding, his second with a Mr. Hunter, Lord Errol's claim as a peer of Scotland, de
both hop-factors. He had a good natural clared himself a candidate in opposition to capacity, and afterwards was engaged technik bim; concluding, that if he could defeat his by Mr. Judd, an eminent hop-factor, near title to a peerage, the votes given to him, London bridge. By asliduity and attention after chis notice, would be deemed void, and to business, he gained the favour of his malLord Lauderdale, succeed of course, as one of ter, and his person recommending him to fixceen. However, the ministerial majority daughter of Mr. Judd's, much older than for Lord Errol was decisive, and he was re- himselt, Sanderson became that gentleman's returned. Lord Lauderdale tried the event partner and son-in-law; and when Mr. Judd of a petition to the house of lords, but did retired, with a very ample fortune, to ChelmsRot succeed; and Lord Errol confequently ford, in Efex, he succeeded to the principal kept his feat. It has been remarked, that share ja the business, in which, 'had itot amLord Lauderdale's peerage is held precisely bition prompted him to be a distinguished in the fame manner as that of Lord Errol; man, he might have accumulated as large a and that had he prevailed against his oppo- fortune, and with equal credit, as his predeDent, he would have lost his own; an event ceilor. During the riots of 1780, Sanderson was his lordshiy is said to have wished for, as it firit noticed as a public man. A parts of the would have qualified him for being a candi. guards had been fent for, to preserve the date for the house of commons. Lord Errol water-prorks of London-bridge, and other was now eafed from any fears for the liberty public buildings: the officers of the corps of his person; but too free a habit of living were provided for, with dinners, &c. at the
The late tarl's father, in this capacity, expence of the ward, and Alderman Woolridge, walked at the proceffion on the coronation of with Mr. Sanderson, Mr. Brown, and other George III. and the patrimony of the family common-council men, bad the care of probas not yet recovered the
splendors of ija: dey. viding for theit accommodation. Soon after, + Lord Erral, on this occasion, very gula a proputul was made to form a volunteer ariolantly observed, “ By he may creari, ciativa, for the defence of the ward, and to but he thall never friend me."
check the progress of future riots, about MONTE. MAG. NO. ***11.
464. Notices of Sir James Sanderson and Sir 7. Riggs Miller. Seventy respectable house-keepers enrolled county of Cork. After he had finished his their names for that purpose. They had education, he repaired to England, and prothought of choosing Mr. Sanderson as their cured a commission in the army, being first a captain, but that gentleman panting after cornet, and afterwards a lieutenant, in Elliot's courtly honours, proposed, that application light horse; with which regiment he served hould be made to procure the king's conimif- in Germany, during the seven years war. fion; this, by no means, according with the After the peace, Sir John relinquished the plan of the association, the scheme dropped. profession arms, and, like many of his Disappointed in his ambitious projects, by this countrymen, fought to make his fortune in plan, he, on the resignation of lord North, a softer path; he accordingly succeeded in his commenced patriot, and inlisted under the pursuits, and obtained an opulent spouse, banner of the Whigs, attending the meetings whose fame has been long celebrated in the of the societies famous for their exertion in world, for who has not heard of Lady Miller, the cause of parliamentary reform, and ance and her Bath Easton Villa ? Her ladyship was or twice was in the chair at a meeting of a equally celebrated for writing miserable trasociety held for that purpose, called the vels, and her rage for receiving bad poetry : Quintuple Alliance. He also attended Mr. the latter, however, has sometimes redeemPrice's meeting at Hackney; and when the ed its character, by conveying to the world society for celebrating the anniversary of the the elegant effufions of a Seward and others. revolution met, on the 4th November, 1782, On the death of his lady, Sir John quitted his Sanderson had the honour to preside. Ho- pleasant and harmless retreat in Somerset
came thick upon him; when shire, and coming to London, enbarked in a Woolridge was removed from being alder
He procured a seat in the house man, in 1789, he was elected in his room, of commons, we believe under the auspices served the office of sheriff with Brook Wat of Mr. Pitt, but soon became distinguished by fon, and, we believe, this year received the the name of the armed neutrality. He was, honour of knighthood, and rose to the pre- however, most conspicuous for his attempt to torian chair in the ever memorable year in reform the weights and measures of the kingwhich war was declared against France. But dom, and, as the French national ailembly city honours alone would not satisfy the were, at the same time, engaged in a fimilar boundless ambition of our hero. He stood plan, which they actually carried into excandidate for the borough of Hastings, and ecution, Sir John was drawn into a literary began to shine in that capacity. He first intercourse with the celebrated Talleyrand, Shewed his zeal in difperfing a debating fo- ci-devant bishop of Autun, and now fecretary ciety, and this very effential service was re of state for foreign affairs. This correwarded by Mr. Pitt, by selecting him to spondence, and the speeches Sir John made in move the address to the king, on the opening the house of commons, on this subject, he of the session of parliament. Nothing but has given to the world in a pamphlet. Howmoft egregious vanity could have tempted ever, the diffolution of parliament in 1790, him to accept such a nomination. His speech put an end to his parliamentary efforts, and was (says the reporter), remarkable for bad to all his prospects of reforming our weights grammar and bold affertion.
His oratory and measures, which Atill remain in ftatu quo. made every one laugh, who was not on the Being now freed from the cares of the nation, treasury bench,and decorum only obliged them he again embarked in matrimony, with Lady to keep their countenances. He asserted, that Davenport, widow of the late, but wellhe was possessed of information which con known lawyer, Sir Thomas Davenport, with vinced him that seditious practices prevailed whom he gained another addition to his fore in several parts of the kingdom; but very tune, and passed the remainder of his life in prudently, did not offer evidence to substan one of the first circles of falhion. For many tiate his charge. This, we believe, was Sir years past, his great amusement has been a James's firit and last speech of any moment in contant inquiring after, and as constant circu. that house. He did not go unrewarded for lation, of the news of the .day: so that his these exertions, for, in 1794, he was created a life would have afforded, to the pen of an inbaronet of Great Britain. Sir James had some genious dramatist, a great improvement to time before engaged in a banking-house, the character of Quidnunc in the Upholterer. which severely felt the great stagnation oc Wherever news was to be had, Sir John was casioned by the war, and was further reward- prefent; among the grave readers at Hooked by a very warm exertion of government ham's; the fiery politicans at Stockdale's; in his behalf. Sir Janies having lost his first the facetious disputants of the Westminster wife, married some time since, Miss Skinner, Library, or even the fapient money-hunting daughter of the worihy alderman of that herd of Lloyd's coffee-house, if news was to name; a match, which from the difference be had, Sir John was there to glean it, and, on the politics of the two aldernen, and the to do him justice, was equally alert in rea difference in the ages of the two lovers, was tailing it again to his friends. In this inno. thought rather a singular one.
cent method he passed his latter days, until In London, Sir John Riggs Miller, bart. he was arrefted by sudden death. This fingular character was a native of Ire. (For Sir 70 pk Matby, jee bead Surry; and land, and born to a small patrimony, in the for coinen, Irishmen, je bend Ireland.)
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of May and the 2014 of June, extracted from ibe London Gazettes.
G, Cobb, Leeds, woollen-draper. July 19
Davenport, Marsden, Almondbury, clothier. Julys (The Solicitors' names are in Italics.)
J. Delamain, Kingiton-upon-Hull, merchant. July 7,
K. Ellis, St. Paul's churen-yard, warchoute-man. Júly?
E. Fields and W. Robinfon, Henrietta-ftr, Covent-gar, June 28
R. Fisher, Whitney, Blanket-weaver. June 23
R, Fimer and H. Brays, Whitehaven, merchants. July 24
T. Francis, Red-houte, Batterfca, vićtualles. Jube 26
J. Fimer, Peterbro', 'grocer. July 21
T. Frank, Brinol, merchant. oct. 31
W. Faulkner and G. Faulkner, Manchester. July 17
A. S. Gritton, Hooley-hill, Mancheier, July 3
R. Green, Long Rennipgrolig grócer. June 28
F. Gilding, Alderfgate-treet, cabinet-inaker. July 7
J. Harrison, Paternoster-row, bouk-feller. July 3
3. Hodges, Crenale, inn-holder. June 29
W Hu.den and J, Whitaker, Bread-ftreer. June 30
T. Harras, Paui's court, Wood-freet, hofier. June 19
T. Harrison, Lanca.ler, merchant. Júly 6
W. Hifcook, Kew-green, victualer. July 1
J. Hounteld, Bridport, iron-noonger. July 5
J. Hallows, Goldi. ith-Areet, ribbon-weaver. July
T. Harden, Bow, buicher. Jury 21
T. Jeffrey Old Jewry, liner-draper. Juae 19
J. Jan.es, Tourua!iercer. July 14
J. Jones, St. Julin's-suare', taylor. June 29
J. Kindell, Liverpool, cabinet-maker. July 2
: Langley, White-horie-lane, carpenter and builder. July 3
T. Malliton, Cornhill, filvertinith. June 30
R. E. Morgan and E. D. Webb, Birminghans. June 29.
T. Newland. Cheapfide, grocer. June 1
G. N. Hickman, J. Lindopp, and J. Dawson, Birmingham,
W. Pryce, Eglu, Sylan, inattuter. July 14
E. Railtun, Southwark, hup-merci.ant. June 19
J. Stage, Woodhal, Caldbeck, butchei. June 23
E. Smith, Birmingham, har-manufacturer. July 4
R. Smith, Whitchurch, money-scrivener. July 3
G. Smith and J. Currie, Chepttow, bankers. June 29. Jaly 1 3. Adams, Gratton- tr. Soho, ironmonger. June 23. July 21
R. Stanway, Walfal, buckle-chape-inaker. Juiy 9
P. Tyler, Ancakter, builder. June 19
w. Tips, Holborn, China-man. Junc 30 J: Atkins and H. Scayer, Dudiey, corn-factors: July 18
E, A. Thomas and'j. v. Clarke, Buiton, top-keepere. June 30 W. Arch, Fenchurch-ftreet, linen-draper. July 17
0. Toulman, Eilex-treet, lavy-yeni. July 14 J. Banner, Water-lane, vintner. July 3
J. Thomas, Knightibridge, ir n-aunger. June 26 j. L. Bird, Newcastle, thop-keeper. June 16
1. Thomson, Southwark, checiceinunger. Jure 26
A. Tedeico, Wilfon-treet, merchant. June 26
T. Underhill, minories, liben-cisaper. July 3
E. Walker, Kidderminuer, thoe-inaker. July 2
J. Westlake, Lest withiel, thop-keeper. June 19
H, White, Witham, taylor. July 3
C. Ward, Hart-itreet, Bluemibury, dealer. June 30
w. Whitehead, Manchester, inn-keeper. Juiy 9
B. P. Webb, Old Change, wine-merchant July 14
M. Waugh and J. Price, Leeds, book-fellers, June 14 3. Carter, white horregira, Drupayable, woollen-draper. July's J, Wattori, Whitehaven, draper. July 3
Errata in the Magazine for May.-P. 350, column ist, line ist, for “ sirong " strongly." P. 350, column 2d, line 3d, for “ within the vertebral arteries with the cra. nium,” read “ with the vertebral arteries witbin the cranium.” Page 361, line 9, in Dr. Anderson's letter for “ 1798," read “ 1788.” Page 385, line 10 from bottom, for “ 64 miles," read “ 6 miles.” Page 388, line fix from bottom, for “ smell, but,” read a large as.” Page 307, col. 2, in notice of Jenkins, for “ seven fect nine inches,” read, “ fix feet four inches."
To Correspondents. general, communications intended for the subsequent Magazine, ought. to reach us before the 10th of the month, or they cannot be expected to appear. Biographical Memoirs, and Literary Notices, are in fuifcient time on the zoth. Anonymous Communications, of which the portages are not paid, are returned to the poit-office.
The paper of A. Y. is thought too technical. Several accepted and eftçemed favon star deferred.
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NORTHUMBERLAND AND DURHAM, At Hexham, Mr. Wm. Pearson, surgeon.
A remarkable large skate was lately fold At Broughton Loan, aged 109 years and in Sunderland market, which far exceeded in some wecks, Lewis Biffet. fize any fish of that species described by Ray Miss Hudson, aged 24, only daughter of and other naturalists. ' It meatured five feet Mr. Christopher Hudson, of Hall Clift, and fix inches across the back, from the extremity nicce of the rev. Dr. Hudson, prebendary of of each fin, and weighed 141 itone, Ano
Carlisle. ther skate was found in its belly, which re At Loughrigg, in the parish of Grasmere, Jembled the seat of a common chair.
Mr. Thomas Atkinson, butcher. As the A most tremendous and extraordinary storm friends of the deceased were returning from of thunder, lightning and hail, was experi- the grave, they were met by a mestenger, enced in some parts of the coast of Northum- who had been sent to acquaint them with
the berland on the 6th instant. At Seaton alone death of Atkinson's widow, since the corpse not less than 700 panes of glass were destroyed of her husband had left the house. by the hail-ftones, which measured upwards CUMBERLAND AND WESTMORELAND. of half an inch in diameter.
Married.) At Whitehaven, Mr. Aaron Married.] At Newcastle, Benjamin Browne Nicholson, to Miss Sibion. Mr. Robert Divis, esq. of the island of Antigua, to Mit's Gibson, to Miss Elizabeth Janson. Darnell, of the former town. Mr. Innes, of At Kendal, Mr. Thomas Suart, master of London, to Mils Stodart, of Ellwick, near the Fleece inn, to Miss Lamb. this town
At Harrington, Captain Benjamin CrossAt the Quaker's meeting-house in Sunder- thwaite, of the Nelly, to Miss Crossthwaite. land, Mr. Johan Smith, jun, merchant of The rev. Robert Spencer, of Bishop AuckThirsk, to Miss Eliza Harris, of Maryport, land, to Mits Maclellan, daughter of the in Cumberland.
rev. G. Maclellan, rector of Great Staynton, At Workington, Mr. Henry Salkeld, maf- Durham. ter of the Green Dragon inn, to Miss Steele. Died.] At Whitehaven, aged 79, Mra.
Mr. Maughan, of Whinetly, to Miss, Nixon. Suddenly, Captain Madders, of the Dixon, of Hexham.
Britannia. In her goth year, 'Mrs. Ann At Portland, Mr. John Mafon, of Wy- Peele. In her 26th year, Miss Agnes Atlam, farmer, to Miss Mary Grace, of Mason kinson. Aged 77, Mr. James Dawson, maDennington,
riner. Mr. John Benfon, aged 84. At Westward, Mr. John Milburne, of At Penrith, Mr. Richard Carmalt. Cardew Hall, to Miss Huntingdon, of Curth At Carleton, near Egremont, in his 83d waithe.
year, Mr. John Frears, Nater. At Haydon Bridge, Mr. Thomas Maug At Keswick, aged 72, Mr. Wm. Atkinson, han,' of Peel well, to Miss Jane Wears, of formerly an officer in the excise. Langhope.
At Talking, aged 92, forty of which he Died.] At New Hall, near Cromorty, had been a widower, Mr. Thomas Milburn. Dr. Hugh Gillies, physician to the embally In the parish of Cleator, in her 78th year, to China, under Earl Macartney, and phyfi- Mrs. Jane Palmer. cian general to the army at the Cape of Gond At Brigham, aged 69, Mrs. Fanny Wilson. Hope, from which place he had lately re At New Town, Mr. Hugh Kerwick. turned on account of ill health.
At Outyeat; near Hawkshead, aged 90, At Newcastle, Mr. Edward Kidd. Mrs. Thomas Grimrod. He had been 54 years a Couts, of the Crown public-house. In her gatherer of rags in that parish and neighSoth year, greatly and deservedly lamented, bourhood. Mrs. Munton, widow' of the late rey. An At Morkerkin, in the parish of Lowwater, thony Munton. Miss Torrence, formerly a Mr. James Graham, aged 79. haberdasher in the Side. Mrs. Skelton. Sud Ai Thackwood Nook, Mrs. Graham, fitter denly, Mr. Wm. Storey.
to Dr. Blamire, of the Oaks, near Dalston, At Caulfield, near Langholm, in his 98th Aged 73, Mr. Braithwaite, of High Wray, year, Mr. William Nicol, farmer. Till in the parish of Hawskead, and the Wedneswithin a week of his decease, he constantly day following his widow, aged 59. attended the Langholm markets, and had the At Silloth, in the Abbey Holm, in Cum.' character of a very punctual and upright man berland, Mr. Herny Willis, farmer, aged 84. in all his dealings. He was thrice married, During the course of a long and useful life, and was attended to his graye by children of he had devoted almost every hour that could cach marriage. He espoused his last wife, by be spared from his labour to the devout and whom he had left three children, at the serious perusal of the Holy Scriptures; in age of eighty-one.
which it cannot, after this statement, appear At Durliam, Mr. James Young.
extraordinary to add, he was verled above moft Mrs. Harle, of Gateshead, innkeeper.
With the most minute attention he At Alnwick, Mrs. Wilson, of the White had read all the books of the Old and New : Swan inn. Agc472, Mrs. Woodhouse. Testaments eight succesive times, and had