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Jacabin Dunning, and Jacobin Saville. lected that this measure is opposed by a

While the minds of the people of this most formidable minority; that the groatcountry have been occupied with the mo. er part of the county members have decla. menous question of peace, or war, the red themselves inimical to it, that the ca. parliament of Ireland has been agitated pital appears to be unanimously against relpecting the projected union with Great it, and that a scheme which would distran. Bitain. The affirmative side of the quel- chise the whole Irish legislature has been son has hitherto been carried triumphant- hitherto carried by a majority of lets than iy, but some doubts may be ltill entertain. fifty. ed as to the final result, when it is recol.

ALPHABETICAL List of BANKRUPTCIES and DIVIDENDS announced between tbe 2015 of January and the 20th of February, extracted from the London Gazettes..

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BANKRUPTCIES. Tec Carters' Names are between Parentheses) ALLT. Rabe, High Wycombc, carrier. (Tillbury,

c. Grosvenor Mews, hackneyman. (Allen, la, J. 'Holborn Bridge, linen-draper. (Searle, St. Picturunoyard)

, T. Great Tay, gardener. (Simpson, Artillery-lane) ker, W. Erittol, tea-dealer. (Allen and Exley, FurniBarber, W. Chowley, mufin-manufacturer. (Edge, Terple)

W. Heprorth, feed-merchant. (Egerton, Gray’s-inn)

; W. 1. verpool, fuap-boiler. (Freckleton, Liverpool Ety, j. Orchard-itreet, haberdasher. (Farrer, Lacy, and

Co. Brezd freet) En. T. Birmingham, factor. (Lewes, Ravenhurft) Bute, J. Falmouth, mercer. (Guy, King's Arms-yard) it *, J. King's-ftreet, Mourhclas, cabinet-maker:

Lit aid Rixon, Hay Hon-square) 1. Innan, J. Sherborne-lane, merchant. (Crowder and 145, Treatrick place) 6:21L. 54. James' ftr.'pastry-cook. (Blomfield, Smith's. CX:, J. Blackrod, mulin-manufacturer. (Threlhall,

Lublin) Carrer, J. Wild-court, prioter. (Berridge, Wuod-Orcet) Ce artist, W. Noble-treet, warehouteman. Adams and

G", Old Jewry). S, M, Liverpool, merchant. (Lace, Liverpool) C) 2.0Cwud, clothier. (Williams, Cattie-street, Can J. Liverpool, flopman. (Wilson, Union-treet, C, ) tinctus-lane, taylor. (Barber, Thanet Place) CI, XortiTawton, maltter. (Hands, Mark-lane), v. Bedford-street, woollen-draper. (Williams,

bese Gardens) DJ, T. and R. Gilbert, Bread-ftreet, ribbon-weavers.

11 sawye, Tudor,freet) De 3 Crnir, N. Homerton,' coal-merchabt. (Mefīrs.

D1, I readreelle treet) batin T. Entti, chcelemonger. (Edmunds, ExchequerL-ard, T. Fore-freet, Limehouse, vieualler. (Mawley, I S. Leonard-freet, fationer. (Hudson, WinkFun Liverpool, merchant. (Elfmere, Liverpool) HR ). Elbot-lane, wine-merchant. (Vanzercorne, 14..y, A. Cagle-tr. -Oxford-ro. linen-draper. (Loxley,

J. Cutwell-treet, ftable-keeper. (J. and S. Pulien, (ta. Le L. Thavies-ing, merchant. (Willett and As

. Finsbury-lquare) da, V. Pater noter Row, printer. (Davies, Lothbury) bil. Trone Selwuod, brandy-inerchant. (Wyne, sera ***". G. Éocking, fop-keeper. (Smith and Lawson,

3. Felens)

Protat-la. warehouseman. (Lloyd, Thavies-inn)
Bile.S. Oxfordtreet, haberdasher. (Smith and Til101,

Pal's Church-yard)
Ersay, J, Byron, tuitian-manufa&urer. (Ellis, Cur-

2. Chagall, cotton-manufacturer. (Hougfon, ChanAj York, grocer. (Allen & Exley, Furnival's-inn) * L. Mantell-dre.t, jeweller (Howard, Jewry.street)

J. Laco Forge, iruit. Inafter. (R. Grilliths, Lin. jete, D. Charles-Atr. Southwark, needlemaker. (Speck,

19, Suthwark) ( J. Kirkdale, inerchaat. (Battye, Chancery-lane)

...). Liverpool, merchant (Lace, Liverpool) ku tn. cher,nleneurt escper Ellis, curator.)

Long, J. Portrea, mariner. (Willett and Annersley, Finsbury-Square)

Gainsford, Malden, Efex. , Ireland, Staple'a-ino)
Le Lievre, A. Finch-lane, merchant. (Smith and Law fulig

Great St. Helen's)
Lowe, H. Liverpool, nardwareman. (Blackstock, Teinple)
M'Llwham, J. Fure-tr. builder (llali, Buckk tsbury)
Martin, S. and W. Holland, Manchetter, cotton-manufac.

turers. (Duckworth and Chippendal, Mancheller) Merrick, S. Hawkins, Mark Jane, merchants. Mefirs.

Willis, Warnfurd-court)
Mills, T. Muore croft wcód, cloth-manufacturer. (Foulkes,

Hari-treet, Bloomsbury)
Merley, R. Claxton, tanner. (Pennington & Bell, Temple)
Maloiig 'H. Baldock, baker. (Clennell, Staple's in)
Martin, W. Britton, porter & cyder merchant. (dmunds,

Maitland, R. Cihopfzate-ftr. merchant. (Wilson, Temple)
Maitland, J. J. Line-tr, merchant. (Forbes, Ely-place).
Newitesi, T. York, coufectioner. (Pennington and Bell,

Nicholion, M. Howden, grocer. (Spofforth, jun. ain

Pierfon, Howden)
Owen, W. Haymarket, fhoemaker. (Bourn and Curtoev,

Onions, w. Manchester, porter merchant. (Price, Wol.

Pourtales, A.'P. and A. G. Broad-tr. build. merchants.

(Nicholls and Nettleship, Queen-street, Cheapfia)
Potter, G.Chariog-cr. taberdatter. (Walton, Grocer's-hall)
Prickett, R. Lancaster, merchant.
Pendrid, J. Willingborough, thoc-naker. (Hodson, Willing.

Patience, J. T. Eiropfgate-treet, carpenter. (Collins and

Reynolds, Spital.fy vart)
Plar, J. jun & H. L. Platt, Wiga, linen-manufacturers.

(Baldwin, Wis211)
Pye, J. Liverpond, merchant. (Thompson. Jun. Liverpool)
Pierce. J: Chippenhain, grocer. (Broome and Pinneger,

Roberts, W. St. Clement's, Cornwall, möp-keeper. (War-

ren, Truro)
Raynes, M. Finsbury fquare, merchant. (Williams, Sion

Collect Surdens
Rors, A. Minuries, merchant. (Loxley, Cheapfide)
Richardfon, R. Corporation-row, merchant, (Sinart, Nor-

Sweatman, w. Bristol, linen-draper. (Lewis, Gray's-inn)
St. Croix, N. Homerion, coat-içrchant. (Dann aud During

Shallcrots, W. Fleet-tr. hatter. (Batchelor, Clement's-inn)
Smith, G. Lovel's-cu. wine n.erchant. (Waderon, Hardy

and Barlow, Auitit-friars)
Simpton, W. T. and G. Townsend, Leicester, hokers.

(Heyrick, Leicester,
Slangster, A. Norwich, cotton-manufađurer. (Johnfon,

Turner, T. Greville-ir, ironmonger. (Taylor, Holborn-co.)
Taylor, J. Muiden-lane, weaver, (Mawly, Jealous-row)
Turner, G. Whuttinghain, cotton-mauuiacturer. (strasie

fant, Preston)
Tetley, J. Leeds, brandy-Inerchant. (Dyacley, Bell, and

Dynelty, Gray's-inn)
Thompron, c. Manchester, Jiquor merchant. (Wright

and Bovel, Lincoln's inn)
White, T. Pactar, milier. (Gregion and Smart, Angel-co )
Weatherstone, J. Catherine's-lane, baker. (Ledwico,

Wilton, W. 'Nine-Eims, leatherseller. (Toulmin and

Dixon, Walbrook)
Woud, w. Finsbury-fquare, merchant. (Williams, Sion

College garden)
Wood, L. Doican, cottos-nanufađurer. (Meddowcroft,

Whitaker, W. Preston, fuítian-manufacturer. (Windle,

Watkins, T. Pert!yre Mill, miller. (Lyon and Collier,

Yates, W. Litue Guildford-Street, hat manufacturer.

(Fairbank, Ely-place!
Yetor 2. Scalpaies, apothecary. (Egerton, Gray's inn)

Anthill, W. Norwick, apothecary, Feb. s.
Abel, W. res. Leicetter, parchment-maker, March 4.
Bartlet, J. New Ormond-fireci, mariner, Feb. 14.
Bailey, G. Manchester, timber-merchant, Feb. 20.
Burdon, W. Chatham-place. tctiverer. March 4.
Bennett, s. Manch frer, groce, March 7. (final)
Bigland, R. Freceit r, che featur, April 29.
Baker. S. Taborate fure, brick-naker, March 11.
Chambers. R. vitore, brewer, March 3.
Cave, T. Kawleihilace, merchant, Feb. 19.
Charitton, P. Newcastle, !nen draper, Feb.:4.
Co., J. and F. Helilk, New-itreet, Crutched.friars, mer-

Chillt. Feb. 24.
Carduell, J. Preton, tallow.chandler, March 3.
clapp. C. Exer, irodni oker March
CURR and Field, Laingl all-ftr. Blackwell-hall factors,

Mirch 4
Cowen, R. Love-lane, wine roerchant. March 25.
Dickfiri, Wm5t.forit, linen ararer, Feb 4.
Elbud J. Witare, bref choos naier, April s.
¥ry, G Totentancourt reart, hawker, Feb. 25.
Fisher R. Witne), batike wearer, Feb. 21.
Fisher, J. Peterborou", trocar, April 2
Flity and Croui, Ludgate-itreet,' haberdashers, April 29.
C# boos, J. Coventry, fun biler, March
Greiliii j. H. and W. Nicholls, Crown-street, feather and

fringe manufacturers, March 11.
Groen, T. Uper Thames-rect, ironmonger, March 4.
HA, M. Manchester, Curton pinner, fch. 13.
Pain, T. Thrupturer!treet, merchant, Feb. 18.
Kuri F. Lconiunter, bekeller, Feb. 2..
Hurlefield, T. Freon, cocoon manufacturer, Peb, 28.
umphrey, M. lohury, factor, March 1.
Huncwood, T. J. Britgenorth, grocer, March 10.
Jinacs, E. L. Bury-titi, rerchant, Feb. 25.
Kind, J. Hackney, bricklayer, Feb. 26.
Ximble, s. 3 W. Spens, Norfolk-itr. merchants, Feb. 25.
Law fun, S. Rothethichic, frip carver, Feb. 15.
Longman anu Bruderip, Cheapside, instrument

anakers, May 28.

Mathew, J.M. Craven freet, broker, Peb. 72.
Mannall. J. Colchester, singer-bread baker, Feb. 24-
Mean, M Royston. innholder, Feb. It.
Michell, C. Lombard-feet, merchant, Marchi.
Marshall, R. King's Lynn), buokfeller, March 7.
Morgan, R. B. Birmingham, bu t.maker, March 19.
Nunes, J. J. Gofwell-freet, merchant, March 4.
Orcard, Jos. Copenaren house, tualer, Feb. I.
Ponting. E, Wipmore-freet, plazier, reb. 22.
Parker, J. Chanceryale, cotton manufacturer, March 8.
Pirleti, J. Weil Sinilificid, kroner, Marchis.
Parlons, S. M. Culrock, mercer, March 5.
Plattor, R. SA John's fouare, coach.nader, April 5,
Poyzer, B. Buditorow, chocolate manufacturer, March 19.
Richards, J. Truro, shop-keeper, Feb. 18.
Reith, C, Holborn hill, lincu draper, March 15.
Slater, Ed & Mutai horne, well-dr. glats 'manusakurers,
Robarts, J. Pifhoplate-ircei, upholiterer, April 29.

Feb. 8.
Scroves, S. S. and J. Prentice, Little Warner-fr. Feb. 23.
Smith, R. Streatham, and C. Smith, Croydon, brewers,

March 1.
Smith, F, Grofverur-fireet, taylor, March 1.
Sari pron, y Bartholonew Clote, jeweller, March 28.
Sacy T. 1 coley-freet oil and colourmania arch 4.
Sinclair, W. Radcliffe Highway, tallow chandler, March 3.
Sciring, J. F. Milejane, merchant, March J.
Sharpe, E. and W. Gilfi'tha Holhor, ornamental compefi-

tion chimney manufakturers, Aprii 8. (fbal)
Thortorn. J. Hal 3x, liren-draper, Feb. il.
Turner, W. Surrey read, fcrivener, Feb. 15.
Tayior, J. Cheapfide, hardwaremall, March 15.
Upton, R. Waicos, carpenter, March S.
Vivian. G. Truro, porter merchant, March 11.
Webb, T. Hackney, carpenter, Feb. 25.
Wilton, R. Dudley, draper, Feb. 18.
Weitu, H. Fure-tret, Cori-chaudier, March 14.
Woliaitan & Upjohn, Holborn-bridge, diffillers, March
Williams, W. Burford, corn-factor, March 15.
Wheldale, J. Helbeach, broker, March 13. (final)


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Acccunt of Difeafés in an Eastern District of Lon.don, from the 20th of Yanuary to the

20th of February ACUTE DISEASES.

No. of Cales. No. of Cafes. Analarca

4 Hemiplegia Peripneumonia notha Pleurisy 3 Hysteria

4 Catarrh

5 Scrophula Acute Rheumatism

3 Chronic Rheumatism CHRONIC DISEASES.


3 Dyspnea

Menorrhagia lochialis

S Cough with Dyspnea 23 Mastodynia

7 Paraphronia Phchisis Pulmonalis



3 Pleurodyne


3 Hydrothorax

Ophthalmia 4

Convullio Palpitatio

Dentition Gastrodynia

3 3

Diarrhea Nausea

4 Vomitus

3 The great severity of the cold and the long Dyspepsia

6 continuance of easterly and north-easterlywinds Hypochondriasis

3 have occalioned the continuance or return of Diarrhea

6 pneuronic complaints. The number of coughs Enterodynia


and colds has been increased, and the sympHæmorrhois

3 toms, in many cases, have been aggravated by Hepatites Chronica

the state of the weather. The number of Enuresis

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Jan. 22. At a general meeting of the 'at Guildhall, the magistrates came to the reLondon dealers, interested in the demand solution, of not interfering with the existing which has lately been made by several carriers methods of making bread in the city of Lonfor booking of parcels, it was unanimously re- don ; the Act of the 13th of Geo. III. cap. lored firmly to rehft their unreasonable de- 62 being ineffectual for the intended purposes. anınds; and to give every preference to car- Feb. 15. A difference of opinion having tiers, who do not make this demand.

arisen among several magistrates, respecting Jan. 28. A violent storm of wind entirely the construction of the act of parliament defroyed the remains of King John's Castle, imposing the hair-powder tax; the lord mayor at Old-Ford near Bow. This ancient pile was has taken the opinion of the attorney and 10built in 1273, and was the residence of King licitor general, as well as those of the recorJohn. It was first mutilated during the civil der and common ferjeant; by which it appears wars of Charles I. About thirty years ago that no volunteer is exempted from the tax, the chapel fell; and ten years afterwards excepting those who serve in corps raised two wings tumbled down; it is now levelled. within the meaning of the act 34. Geo. III. Several curious coins, &c. have been discover- which are very few. ed among the ruins.

Married.] Mr. Sealey Fourdrinier, of LomJan. 31. A fire broke out about seven bard-itreet, to Miss Pouna!l, of Illington. o'clock, at Mr. Freake's, a sugar-baker, in At St. Ann's, Westminster, Mr. John SoThames-street, near Labour-in-Vain Hill. ward, of Wardour-street, herald painter, to and the extensive premises were entirely de- Miss Jane Kernoi, youngest daughter of W. frored.

Kernot, erq. of Winchester. Feb. 1. An affociation of tavern, hotel, At Kingston, George Harding, esq. to Miss entree-house,and tavern keepers has been form- Champion, only daugliter of Richard Chamed for remedying the several abuses incident pion, esq. of Kingston. to them as a body, in consequence of the con- 'At St. George's, Hanover-square, J. B. tizzal depredations committed upon them by Dean, efq. to Miss Hundfon. persons who assume the character of gentlemen, Thomas Peake, efq. barrister at law, to ani who contract debts, which they have no Miss Budger, of Toitenham. probable means of discharging. It is also an At St. Saviour's, Southwark, Mr. Edobject of this association to attempt to eradi- monds, surveyor, to Miss Pearson, only daughciate those domnestic inconveniencies, which ter of W. Pearton, efq. of Newington Butts. the trade as well as the public at large ex- Mr. Whaley, the celebrated pedestrian, to perience from the improper conduct of fer- the Hon. Miss Lawless, lister to Lord Clonfants in general. For these and other pur- curry. poles

, they have established an office at No. At St. Martin's in the fields, Caleb White8. Holywell- Itreet, Strand.

foord, esq. to Miss Sydney. Feb. 2. As Mr. Bicknell, gardener, at Bat- Lieut. Col. Robert Craufurd, to Miss Holtaríca, was at breakfast with his family ; by land, daughter of Henry Holland, esq. of the preffure of his feet upon an iron fender, Sloane-street. ze end of it flew up, and struck a child about Lieut. O'Neil, of the 17th regiment of a year and a half, old, fo violently upon the foot, to Miss A. Willim, of Delahay-street, back of the head, as to occasion its death the Westininster.

At St. George's, Hanover-square, Lieut. Feb. 5. Mr. 6. Taylor of Manchester George Mensforth, of the 811t infantry, to was clected to the office of principal secretary Miss Elizabeth Cole, of Upper Mary-le-bonc to the Society for the Encouragement of Arts, street. in the Adelphi.

At Kensington, Mr. D. Leighton, to Miss Feb. 1:. From a ftatement advertised this E. Sewell, both of Brompton. day

, it appears that fince the establishment of At St. George's, Hinover-square, Joseph the SUNDAY SCHOOL SOCIETY, in 1785, Mortimer, efq. to Miis Caroline Bedingfield. they have distributed 131,826 spelling-books, In the King's-road, Chelsea, Mr. C. Hem31,398 teftaments, and 6244 bibles ; which pel, to Miss Hornby. Live been disposed of to 1516 schools, con- The Rev. T. Andrews, L. L. B. to Miss taining about 156,490 scholars. It also ap. Forster, of Howland-street, Fitzrny-square. pears from the Society's Reports, that the The Rev. A. Faulknor, to Miss H. Spry, important benefits of these fchools are now, daughter of Lieutenant-General Spry. Generally felt and exprelled in most parts of Died.] At Blackheath, aged 88, Mrs. the kingdom ; yet the expences of this fociety Mary Duval. for last year have exceeded the income by In Sambrook-court, Basinghall-ftreet, aged Tgl. 116, 3d. In consequence of which, .28, Dr. John Miers Lettsom, eldest son of kreth fubfcriptions are earneitly requested. Dr. Lettfom. Feb. 14. At the general quarter feflions held In Hill-ftreet, Berkeley-square, the Mar

chioners of Buce.

same day.

In Albermarle-ftreet, Lord Lilford, former. Wilts, and fixth daughter of the late Sir ThoBy Mr Powys. Whilst a commoner, Lord mas Frankland, Bart. Liiturd was generally confidered as one of the In Lamb's Conduit-ftreet, Mr. Ellis ; his moit reipe: are et the independent country death was occasioned by an inward injury, members the lower youle; he voted als which he received from the preiing of the most unistit y in oppoftior to the court crowd in the House of Conimons on the interest ; lattu ly he espoused the side of the night of the debate on the fubject of peace. alarnis, aa'i fo: tbis, and his support of the In Quebec-ftreet, Oxturd-itreet, Mr. Wale, war, he is supposed to have been advanced to apothecary. the pet rare.

At Ilington, Mrs. Brazier, wife of John At Richmond, aged 81, Mrs. Jane Ni- Brazier, esq. of Cooper's-row, Tower-bill. cholls.

In Dartmouth-street, Westminster, aged In Bond street, Mr. Wm. Pritchard. 82, Mrs. Pillincr.

At Sadler's-Hall, Cheapaide, aged 73, Mr. In Lincoln’s-inn-fields, Mrs. Adams, wife Wm. Pritchard.

of W. Adams, esq. barrifter, and sister 10 At Chelsea, Mrs. Blunt, relict of J. Blunt, Lord Keith; in her mind, and manners was esq. of Hortham.

combined all that is estimable, endearing, In King-itreet, Cheapfide, at his brother's and exen plary in the female character. house, John Sowden, eiq. of Kendall, West In Manor-street, Chelsea, aged 73, Mr. moreland.

James Belson, ship-broker; formerly the At Hackney, Thomas Flight, efq. well-known captain and owner of the Charles

At Kensington Palace, aged 16, Mr. C. Sharp Weit-Indiamen, trading to St. Vin. Wynyard, fon of the late Lieutenant-General cent's and Nevis. Few men had a more exWynyard.

tensive knowledge of maritime and commerAt Pimlico, Mr. Wm. Wallace.

cial affairs. To a mind well stored with li. At Kensington Palace, Miss F. Stephens. terature, he joined the most conciliacing man

At the Spa Gardens, Bermondsey, aged ners. Sympathy and benevolence were the 79, Mr. Thomas Keyse; more than 30 tenants of his borom through a long life; to years proprietor of that place; his paint- this, with many a ligh ini tear, the widow, ings have been universally admired.

and the fatherless in particular, will long In Goodman's-fields, Mr.A.De Mattos Mocat. bear a testimony. ta ; he was one of the richest Jews in England, At his house, in Great George-ftreet, having amassed immense wealth by his own Westminster, aged 72, the Right Rev. John industıy. He bequeathed 200 guineas to Warren, D. D. Bishop of Bangor. His lordbe divided amongst three men, whom hie ap- hip received his education at Sudbury, from pointed to watch his grave, day and night, for whence he removed to Cauis College in Cam. the period of twelve nionths.

bridge, and on the expiration of his term, At Somerset-place, Mrs. Mary de la Garde, was patronized by Dr. Mawson, Bishop of formerly of the island of Jersey.

Ely, to whom he became domestic chaplain, lo Chesterfield-street, May-fair, Mrs. and by his skill and fagacity; having greatly Barker, litter of Lady Lucas ; her death was improved the revenues of the fee, in return occasioned by the melancholy accident of her for this important service he had conferred on cloaths having caught the fiames in coníe- him succeflively the rectories of Leveringquence of her falling asleep near the fire. ton, Sutton, and Mepal, in the Ine of Ely,

Mrs. Bellamy, wife of Mr. Bellainy, of the Snalewell in Cambridgmire, finecure rectory Houte of Commons.

of Elm cum Emneth in Norfolk, and the At her house at Hackney, aged 79, Mrs. Vicarage of Witbech, St. Peter's, with the Wakefield, reliat of the Rev. George Wake- Chappell of St Mary annexed; from whence, field, minister of Richmond, in Surry ; mo in 1779, he was promoted to the fee of St. ther to the Rev. T. Wakefield, minister of David's, and in 1783, translated to that of Richmond ; of Mr. Gilbert Wakefield, a Bangor. His lordship in April, 1777, marprisoner in Dorchester gaol, and of three other sied Eliz: beth, one of the daughters of Henry lurviving fons.

Southwell esq. of Wisbech, by Frances his Mrs. Incledon, wife of Mr. Incledon, of wife, fitter of Matthew Wyldbore, esq. deCovent-Garden Theatre.

cealed, lately member in parliament for PeIn Wimpole-street, the Honorable Mrs. terborough, hy whom he had no issue. A Hamilton, widow of the late Hon, and Rev. certain very extraordinary and well-known'inMr. George Hamilton, brother of the late cident in his life, and the deaths of his brother Earl of Abercorn.

Dr. Warren, a celebrated physician, and In Dusham-place, Chelsea, Matthew the late Lord Chief Justice Eyre, (who marSquire, esq. Rear-Admiral of the Red. ried the fiftcr of the bishop's lady,) and with

In Hill-freet, Berkeley-Square, the Hon. whom he was connected by ties of the most W. Fortescue, third son of the Earl of For- exalted friendship, are supposed to have prey. tescue.

ed on the bishop's spirits, and cut the thread In Piccadilly, Miss Fitzpatrick, daughter of a most valuable lite earlier than might have of the Hon. Richard Fitzpatrick.

been expected in a man of sound stamina, In Wimpole-strect, Mrs. Nicolas, wife of and singular temperance. His lordship's reRobert Nicolas, 'erg of Ashton Keynes, mains were interred in Westminiter-Abbey.


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Steevens, whose death was mentioned at page 84 Tbe Frantic Lover, which is superior to any of sur lafl.]

similar production in the English language, (Though Mr. Steevens is known rather as a Mr. Steevens was a classical scholar of the Commentator, than as an Original Writer, first order. He was cqually acquainted with yet

, when the works which he illustrated, the Belles Lettres of Europe. He had studied the learning, fagacity, taste, and general history, ancient and modern, but particularly knowledge which he brought to the taik, and that of his own country. He possessed a strong the success which crowned his labours, are original genius, and an abundant wit; his confidered, it would be an act of injustice to imagination was of every colour, and his fenrefuse him a place among the first literary cha- timents were enlivened with the most brilliant raâers of the age. Mr. Steevens pofleffed expressions. His colloquial powers surpassed that knowledge which qualified him, in a fu- those of other men. In argument he was perior degree, for the illustration of Shak. uncommonly eloquent; and his eloquence speare ; and without which the utmost critical was equally logical and animated. His deacumen would have proved abortive. He scriptions were so true to nature, his figures had, in short, studied the age of Shakespeare,and were so finely sketched, of such curious rebad employed his persevering industry in be- lection and so happily grouped, that he might coming acquainted with the writings, man be considered as a speaking Hogarth. He bers, and laws of that period, as well as the would frequently, in his sportive and almost provincial peculiarities, whether of language boyish humours,condescend to a degree of ribalor custom, which prevailed in different parts dry but little above O'Keefe--with him, howof the kingdom, but more particularly in those ever, it lost all its coarseness, and assumed where Shakspeare passed the early years of the air of classical vivacity. He was indeed his life. This store of knowledge he was con too apt to catch the ridiculous, both in chatinually encreasing, by the acquisition of the racters and things, and indulge an indiscreet fare and obsolete publications of a former age, animation wherever he found it. He scattere which he spared no expence to obtain ; while ed his wit and his humour, his gibes and his bis critical fagacity and acute observation were jeers, too freely around him, and they were employed inceffantly in calling forth the hid not loft for want of gathering. Mr. Steevens den meanings of the great Dramatic Bard, poflefled a very handsome fortune, which he from their covert; and conlequently enlarge managed with discretion, and was enabled by ing the display of his beauties. This advan- it to gratify his wishes, which he did without tage is evident from his last edition of Shak- any regard to expence, in forming his distinlpeare, which contains so large a portion of guished collections of classical learning, liteDex, interesting and accumulated illustration. rary antiquity, and the arts connected with it. In the preparation of it for the press, he gave His generosity also was equal to his fortune ; an instance of editorial activity and perseve- and though he was not seen to give eleemofyrapce which is without example. To this nary fixpences to sturdy beggars or sweepers work he devoted solely, and exclusively of of the crossings, few persons distributed bank. all other attentions, a period of eighteen notes with more liberality; and some of his months; and during that time he left his aéts of pecuniary kindness might be named, house every morning at one o'clock, with the which could only proceed from a mind adornHampstead patrole, and proceeded, without ed with the nobleit sentiments of humanity. any confideration of the weather or the seaton, He possessed all the grace of exterior accomto bis friend Mr. Isaac Read's chambers, in plishment, acquired at a period when civility Barnard's Inn, where he was allowed to admit and politeness were characteristics of a gentlebimself, and found a room prepared to receive Mr. Steevens received the first part of him, with a sheet of the Shakspeare Letter- his education at Kingston upon Thames; he prefs ready for correction.—There was every

went from thence to Eton, and was afterwards book which he might wish to consult, and to a Fellow Commoner of King's College, Cam. Mr. Read he could apply, on any doubt or bridge. He also accepted a commission in the ludden fuggeftion, to a knowledge of English Effex militia on its first establishment. The literature perhaps equal to his own. This latter years of his life he chiefly passed at softornal toil greatly accelerated the printing Hampstead, in unvisitable feclufion, and felof the work, as while the printers slept the dom mixed with fociecy but in bookfellers' editor was awake, and thus, in less than shops, or the Shakspeare gallery, or the twenty months he completed his last splendid morning converzatione of Sir Joseph Banks. esition of Shakspeare, in fifteen large octavo He has bequeathed hisvaluable Shakspeare, ilvolumes—an almost incredible labour, which lustrated with near 1500 prints, to Lord Spenproved the astonishing energy and persevering cer; his Hogarth perfect, witb the exception powers of his mind. That Mr. Steevens con of one or two pieces, to Mr. Windham, and tented himself with being a commentator, his corrected copy of Shaklpeare, with 200 arose probably from the habits of his lite; guineas, io his friend Mr, Read. This library and his devotion to the name, with which will be ome the property of Miss Steevens, his own will defcend to the latest posterity. his relation, who will possess the bulk of his It is probable that many of bis jeux d'Esprit fortune as refiduary legatee.] might be collected; there is a Poem of his in MONTHLY MAG. No. 56.




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