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In Crown-ftreet, Mrs. Miller, widow of his bed, and quilted it only for his coffin, the late Mr. M. city marshal of London. after a confinement of near a week, sensi

At Windsor, Mr. Charles Jeslous, one of ble to the last hour. Whatever disposition the police officers of Bow. ftreet, appointed he had made of his property, he totally to attend his Majesty.

changed it by a new will, made a little bea Ac Waterford, Ireland, Alex. Wallace, fore his death, to which he appointed three esq. formerly of New York.

executors, with a small compensatiou for Alarch... At Ospringe, Kert, aged 77, their trouble, and by which he bequeathed Mr. Richard Bent. His mother, who sur- his immense property to his iwo surviving vives him, will enter her hundredth year if daughters. Legacies to old and faithful the lives till the 18th of April.

clerks and servants, who all fared hard Mareb 1. At Haddington, near Oxford, enough in his service, or to the poor of Annabella, relict of the Rev. R. Slade, any class or rank, we hear not of. Iorector of Westwell, Oxon. She was the stances of good done by bim in his life are eldest fifter of Major Goodenough, and of not generally met with, except the endow. G. T. Goodenough, esq. commitfimer of ment, in 1794, of fix almihouses in Hoxton taxes; and had long borne a moft tedious (to which a few weeks only before he died illness with uncommon resignation.

the foundation of fix others were adied) At Walthamstow, Efex, the wife of for poor Diffenting females of his own perWilliam Selwyn, esq. barrifter, of King's fuasion, which was rigid Calvinism, and, road, Bedford-row.

to inciease the incomes of poor clergy of 2. ln Queen Anne-ftreet Eaft, Mrs. Ber. the Establishment and D flenting perlua. ners; and, on the 7th, she was interred in rion, 19,00cl. each. Hard investigation the family vault at Much Hasham, Herts. may trace out partial relief in pariicular

At his house on Scotland-green, Enfield, cases. An adept in the science of acqui. in his 95th year, Wm. Fuller, esq. banker, ring money by the most penurious ceconoof Lomhard ftreet, London. He was son my, he is said to have suggested leveral. of W. F. who kept an academy io Foun- plans of finance to Government, through der's court, Lothbury, to'which, on his the channel of the news papers and ago death, his son succeeded, and having, by nymous letters, and to have approved the qualilying in writing and accounts many concentrating and equal system of a tax on now eminent merchants of London, beo, income. The pleasure of amassing wealth fides many others who served the East In- reigned unrivaled in his soul; and, with dia Company both at home and abroad, the Itricteft professions of piely and are accumulated the sum of 30,000l. he en- tendance on religious ordinances, we find gaged in a banking-house, in which, some ourselves reduced to a painful concurrence fay, he had before placed his son, who dy, in that axiom of our Divine Inttruct r, ing 179., left to his father a sum not less “How hardly thill they that have riches than 60,000l. Mr. F. if we are not mir. enter into the kingdom of God!" and inärmed, was a native of Hertfordshire, with that sentiment of his emphatic A. and married a person of the name of poftle, « Ye kuow thar no covetous mai, Flower, by whom he had one son, decear- who is an idolater, hath any inheritance in ed, and three daughters, one, lately de- the king om of Christ and of God.'-On ceased, married to Mr. Ellis, who was a March


his remains were deposited in canner, and now olds certain mills at St. Bunhill-fields burial-ground; but previous Alban's, and two surviving nogle. Mis. to the interment his body lay in ftate at E. hau one daugliter, who has received no the banking-hop in Lombard-freer, in his thare of her grandfather's immense wealth little parlour closely adjoining to it. The adequate to her prospects and education as idle vanity of thus expofing in itate the re, far as he could affitt her in the latter. Mr. mains of a man who, through the course Fuller, who never knew what illness of a life of extraordinary length, was ne. was, and divided his time hetween his ver known to allow himself ile muft trin ng

counting-house and his horse, being iegu- indulgence, could not escape the observa* Jarly every day on the road, and having tion of the crowds who witnefled ibe (cene. only within a year or two of his death It was only by the niort fordi penuriouf. consented to be attended by a servant just nels that Mr. F. accumulated one of the in fight, was fuddenly seized with lo largest properties in the kingdom. His macı weakness that he, for the first time, executors are, Mr. Ebenczer Maitland telt himself obliged to apply to his servant (Bank director), of King's Arms yard, for fittance to keep him in the saddle, Mr. Stonaid, ot Savage-gardens, and Mr. and, on reaching his louse, was put into Thomas Hail, of Warling Areci, apothe

cary. The property which the late Mr. F. * A correspondent says, “ It is believed left behind him is calculated at 400,cool.; he was born in Berkshire, either at Abing- of which there is about 20001 a year in don or its vicinity; and that he came to land. The will was in his own hand-wriLondon early in life."

ting, and not attested by any witnefits. Ta GENT. Mac, March, 1800.

bis his two maiden daughters he has left the bleness of his appearance gave additional whole of his immense property,, with the weight and energy. He was a regular and exception of a few very trifling legacies. coniftent, but by no means a bigoted, Dif. His old clerks, to one of whom (and who senter. Some altera:ions he made in his is said to have been his usher when he kept connexions with particular focieties among the academy) he had made great promises, them of late years proved that, though he are equally forgotten.

never changed his sentiments on the eisenAnother correspondent says,

tials of religion, yet that, in points of dr. “ Mr. F. was one of the numerous in- cipline and leffer maters, he thought for Itances in which, through the happy con- himself, and was very far from being ftitution of this country, patient, persevere bound by the rigid distinctions of party. In ing Industry acquires a fortune and a rank his doctrinal opinions de firmly adhered in life which, in other countries, is pre. to those sentiments which, however they fumed to be derived from inheritance alone. are now disowned by some great mea in Of the younger part of his life much can- the Establishment, as too closely connected not be known by late im mechase toowith Methodism, were certainly the opie nexions. He followed the profeffion of a nions of the Englith Reformers, and the writing-master, instructing many pupils at basis on which the Liturgy of the Church their own houses, both helore and after he was formed. In his pobticks Mr. F. was was master of an academy ine Lochbury, a firm supporter of the Constiturion of his nearly opposite Tokenhouse-yarily the file country agaioft the aifempt of democratic of which is now built on by the Bank of Invovation and visionary Reform. A few England. In this seminary, he was partu" years since, on vccasion of a contested ner with a Mr. Smithers, who-freeeeded election in a neighbouring connly, he enhim. About the year 1756 he entered in- tered very ahly into the subject of the to the banking business, in connexion with projects then on fout for allering the ConMr. Welch (afterwards Welch and Rogers), ftitution, by the focieties called Friends of from whom, however, in a few years he the People, Conftitutional, &c. &c.; and separated. It is remembered that Mr. F. concluded with saying to the writer of this continued his employment of teaching pu- teftimony to his character, “What would pils to write, at schools and acadentics, for these reformers have, sisi Hss not every some years after he commenced banker. man liberty to be as virtuous and happy as At length he devoted himself wholly 10 he can? What restrains his power of dothe banking concern, and, by fedulous at ing good to others, or of promoting his tention, and a high reputation for probity, own happinels :" And once the period without any connexion with the great, or of the present war, Mr. F. had penned, fudden project to acquire riches, obtained under the form of a pamphlet, some very wealth and independence. It must be al. juft ideas on the state of the country; in lowed, however, that his habits, formed in which lie clearly demonstrated the necelearly life, were rigidly parfimonions, and fity Great Britain was under to take arris that, as to personal enjoymen:, be depri. in defence of those invaluable rights and ved himself of many of those conveniences privileges, u bich were avowedly threatenwhich his station in life seemed to demand. ed by a power at that time triumphing in He never kept a carriage, but continued, all the riot of successful rebellion, by the at his advanced age, to ride on hoi feback subversion of every moral and religious from his town lo his country-house; and, principle.- What diftinguished Mr. Fuller by imprudently venturing to ride there af- in the latter years of his life, however, ter a very long walk on a cold day, the and which it is most important lo record, week before his decease (though some of lus was las extensive charicies. He was not friends prefled him to take a poit-chaise), is only a subscriber to many of the public in. thought to have accelerated that event. His Nitutions, particularly those connected with understanding was vigorous but not highly the City* ; but he disposed of sume thousand cultivated. He was educated amongst the pounds annually to the trusts in which he Dissenters; and what Johoron playfully was interested, chiefly among it the DifSajd of the Scotch may, in some measure, fenteri, buc not exclusively to them, for apply to him ; it being observed to him he contributed liber ally to the relief of difthat every Scotchman has some learning, treffed clergy in the Easbliihment. He “True, fir, every man has a monthful, but also built and endowed fume almíhopses no man has a bully ful.” Mr. Fuller liad for the reception of aged and necetlitous that degree of cultivation which enabled

It is not to be presumed he was him to conduct himself respectably through life, though he had not live deptb of a Jo- * It is a certain fact, that he in his hah Child, or the learning and genius of a life-line invested soccl. in the hands of Richard Glover. On fome occasions he truttees, to be disposed to public charities ; enuld express himself with Arrency and of which 2001. was appropriated to the propriety in public; and, to what he ulter- Royal Humane Society, to which he was ed of late years, the gravity and vegera- always a Iteady (read.


ever averse to works of benevolence; buic Hon. Daines Barrington, F.R. and A. SS. his great increase of fortune, of late years, fourth son of the first Viscoune Barrington, enabled him to act with a public liberality so well known by his “Miscellanea Sacra," which his former ftuation did not permit. :by Aone his wife, daughter and coheiress From this circumltance fonie reproach has of Sir William Daines. John Viscount been thrown on bim, under the presence Barrington of the kingdom of Ireland had that he did not begin to dispose of any issue fix sons, viz. 1. William, bis successor part of liis fortune all a period when his in the peerage; 2. Francis, died young : 3. life had been prolonged much beyond the John, a'major-general, who reduced Guaaral duration of man. This objection daloupe, and was governor of Berwick; those can answer heft who have known 4. Daines, the subject of this memoir ; 5. tim at an earlier period; but iottances Samuel, the celebrated admiral; 6. Shule, may be produced of his private generosity bishop of Durliam, &c. He was one of which would do credit to him as a man his Majetty's counsel learned in the law, and a Christian. Happy for the world anda Qxher of the Honourable Society when, at any period of life, a fortune is the Inner Temple ; appointed, May 24, appropriated to acts of well-cimed mercy 1751, my shalgh the High Court of Ada and kinduels ; many will now rise up and

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in England, which he refigned in Call their benefactor bieffed !"

1173) on teing appointed secretary for the 6. At Cheshunt, Herts, the Rev. Samuel affairs of Greenwich hospital; was apWorsley, pastor of the congregation of pointed a Weib judge on the North Wales Proteftant Diflenters in that town ; to occult, 1757/and afterwards second jusa which charge he succeeded, 1763, on the tice orchester, which he resigned after death of the Rev. John Mason, who had 1783, we believe, on a pension, and, at held it 17 years. He was son of that good his death, retained only the place of comGreek scholar, Mr. John W.(who kept a miffary-general of the fores at Gibraltar, school at Hertford, iranga:or of the New Although Mr. B. claimed no bigh diftinca Testament, edited hy his song) by a filter tion as a lawyer, he was universally allowof Dr. Obadiah Hughes, paftor of a dir- ed to be a profound and judicious antiSenting congregation ar Westminster. He quary. His firft publication, which will published a sermon on the fast in the Ame- always maintain its rank, and has gone rican War, 1777; and has left a widow, through five editions, the author liberala a lon, and two daughters. He was in- ly canceling each preceding at his own lerred in Chelhuac church-yard on the expence, was “Observations on the Sta13th; and bis funeral sermon was preach- tules, chiefly the more antient, from Magnz ed on the 16th by the Rev. Mr. Gellia Charta to 21 James I. c. 27; with an Apbrand, pastor of the diffenting congregation pendix, being a Proposal for new-modeling at Edmonton.

the Statutes, 1766,” 4to; two editions in Lo the Borough), in her rooth year, one year (see “Anecdotes of Mr. Bowyer," Mrs. Sarah Garthfide, a maiden lady. p. 369). The following year he exchan

8. At her house in Ruslei Street, Blooms. geu his severer studies for those of a lighter bury, aged 78. Mrs. Frances Aynlworth, kind, in natural history, and published relict of Rowlaud A. esq. hencher of the "The Naturalist's Calendar,” which has Inner Temple, who died Dec. 12., 1791,

also had more than one edition; bui, 1773, and danghter of the late Jobo Legge, esq. wishing to second the wishes of the late of Hertford.

Mr. Elftob to give to the world the Saxon In Southwark, near St. George's church, translation of Urolius, ascribed to King Mr. Wood, many years a farrier of emi. Alfred, in one vol. 8vo, he added to it an „dience at Cheshunt, famous for thoeing Englith tranfation and notes, which neihorses agreeable to naure and according ther give the meaning nor clear up the vb. 19 art. His father followed the same pro- {curities of the Latin or Sixon authors, fellion hefore him.

and subjected the editor (who intended is 11. Mrs. Denne, wife of John D. efq. chiefly for his own amusement, and that of Clifiet court, near Canterbury, Keni. of a few antiquarian friends) to severe In the duties of a wife and of a mother, and animadversions (Gent. Mag. XLVII. 337). 1p those of domestic life, she was acknow- His next publication was “ Tracts on the ledged to have been eminently difin. Probability of reaching the North Fole, guihed. The excellence of her naturaldir. 1775," 410. He was the first proposer position, and the general benevolence of of the voyage to the North Pole, which her heart, will ever endear ler memory was afcerwards undertaken by Captain in the circle of her nuinerous friends. She Phipps, afterwards created L. Mulgrave, was a lender wife, an indulgent parent, and, on the event of it, he çrliected a v.. and the best of friends; and bore a long riety of facts and speculations, in evince and paiofel illness, wuh furtitude, calme the pra&icability of such an undertaking. nals and resignation.

His papers were read at iwo meetings of 1. After a lingering illreis, at his apart. the Royal Society, an'), not being admitted neats in King's Bench walks, Temple, the into their “ Philofujifical IcanL clioris," were published separately. It must be al. "Philosophical Transactions" are, a Letrer lowed that the honourable author bestow- on some particular Fim found in Wales ed much time and labour on the investiga- (LVII. 204); Investigation of the Differ. tion of the subject, and accumulated an ence between the present Temperature of amazing quantity of written, tradicionary, Air in Italy and some other Coun:ries and conjectural evidence, is proof of the from what it was Seventeen Centuries ago possibility of circumnavigating the Pole ; (LVIII. 5, Gent. Mag. XL. 13'); on the bat, after all, when his testimonies were Trres which are supposed to be indigenous examined pondere non numer, they were far in Great Britain (LIX. 23) ; Leier confrom proving so fatisfactory as miglit lare cerning Chesnut Trees (LXI. 167), conbeen wilhed. His tracts on this subject troverting Dr. Ducarel's paper on that were republished in his “Miscellanies on subject (ibid. 136, Gent. Mag. XLII. 52", varionis Sunjects, 1781," 4to, cinsisting of XLI. 55); Account of a Mole from Norli fome of his papers in the “ Philofophical America (1.XI. 292); fome Experiments Transactions,"andother miscellaneous essays made in Nirth Wales to ascertain the dif. composed or compiled by him. The first ferent Quantities of Rain which fell at the tract among these was "An Enquiry whes fame Time it different Heighies (bid. 294); ther the Turkey* was known hefure the Investigation of the specific character Discovery of America. Efrays on the which distinguishes the Rabbit from the Rein-deer ; the Bat, or Rere-moure's the Hare (LXII. 4, Gent. Mag. XLIII. 284); Sudden Decay of several Trees in St. Account of a Foffil lately found near James's Park, within a Year afrer the Christchurch, in Hampthire (LXIII. 173); Filling-op of Rosamond's Pond ; the pe- Observations on the Lagopus, or Piarmagan riodical Appearance and Disappearance of (ibid. 2?); Experimen's and Observations certain Birds at diff:rent Times of the Year on the Singing of Birdst (ibid. 249); of the (Phil. Trans. LXII. 265, Gent. Mag. XLIII. Gillaroo (LXIV. 116, Geit. Mag. XLIV. p. or.); the Torpidity of the Swallow 530,531, 579.) Tribe when they disappear; on the pre- In the “ Archæologia" of the Society of vailing Notions with regard to the Cuc. Antiquiries are the following papers hy koo; on the Linnean System (to which he Mr. B. : Obfervations on the Welsh Cai. objects as obscure, complicateil, and unin. tles (I. 278); on Cæsar's Invasion of Britelligible, on many accounts); Particulars tain, and more particularly his Pflage aof the Agreement between the King of cross the Thames (11. 134, 141); Dr. Spain and the Royal Society for an Ex- Owen, in a tubsequent paper, printed in change of Natural Curiofities; Account of the same volume, concurs with him in Mozart, a remark shle young Musician, opinion that Cæsar's Tamesis was the Mode with other extraordinary Persons in the way, and not the Thames ; fome Account fame Line (Phil. Trans. LX. 54); of tle of Two Musical Inftruments viel in Wales, Deluge in the Time of Noah (ohjecting to

the Crwth and the Pib-gawn (iil. 30); its universality, and confining the term Mr. Pagge's Observations on the Growth carıb to the conntry where Noah liveir); of the Vine in England considered and anthe History of the Gwidir Family, by Sir (wered (ibid. 67); an unfrunded conjecture John Wynne, the first Baroner of the advanced in “ The Observasions on the Name, who was born 1553 (first printed Statutes," that England never produced hy Air. B. in 12mo); a Letrer intended for Dodney's Museum, on the English and + To the third volume of Mr. Pennant's French Writers, the Plan taken from the “ British Zoology” is added Mr. BarringBa'tle of the Books); a Dialogue on the ton's "ingenious and learned efsay on the antient Tragedies, writt at Oxford, language of birds," which having produced 1746; the Voyage of Ohthere and the a dir be reniark in our vol. Lill. p. 990; Geography «f the IXth Century il!iifira- Mr. B. very placiily observed to a friend, ted, extracted from the Anglo-Saxon Ver. “ I could send a very thort answer to this fion of Orosus hefin ementioned ; Journal objection, which is, thar I have exprefly of a Spanish Voyage, 1975, lo explore confined the power of imitation in birds to the Coat of America Northwaid of Ca- the respective powers from their organs. lifurnii."

A duck undoubtedly can only quaal, beMr. Barrington's communications in the cause its organs will produce no other

jourd. If I was to make this, or other * This produced from Mr. Pennant, in defence, it would be expected that I should Phil. Traní. 1781, an History of the Tur- do the same to every other ohjection. ! key, to prove that it was pecular t's Anie- have, perhaps, published too many things, rica, and unknown hefore the discovery of but mean to be quiet from controversy for that contin 10. “My relpected friend M". the remainder of my days. When I say B rrington,' die says, “hailtaken the other this, do not suppore me out of humou', Tide of the guetti. o, but this was not pub- either with the world, or my brother sila lished by me solemically, or in ary wise thors, whose treatment of me I have no inimical to lo.excellent a character." Lic occafion to complam of." Re:ary Lisc, 120.27.


grapes, was controverted by Mr. P. in the (VI. 100), fuppofing the stones io he vol : paper preceding the present, and a defence canic, or from the bloomeries; Observations of the latter's arguments, though read at the on the Progress of Archery in England Society and approvel, not herrg indulged (V11.46); on the Progress of Gardening with a place in their “ Archäologia," ap- in England (ibid. 113); an Account of cerpeared in our vol. XLV. p. 513 ; on the tain remarkable Pics or Caves in the Earth Expiration of the Cornish Language (ll. in the Coulty of Berks (hid. 236); Silver 278); on the Corbridge Allars (ibid. 324); Denarii found in Lancashire (ibid. 414), it was reserved for the penetration of the and a Cell near Segontium, in Wiles (ibid, late Mr. Tyrwhit to decs pher ihis crux an. 417, Geit. Mig. Lill. 465); Observations tiguariorum. The account of the body of on a Picture hy Zuccaro, from Lord F.k. Etwaru l. as it appeared on opening it land's Collectio', fuppoftad to represent the was drawn up hy Sir Josepii Avlufte (invid. Game of Prunero (VIII. 133*); on the 375), to ohvire a misconception of the Antiqury of Crd-playing in E: gland (ibid.,' writ for renewing the wax round it, as if 134); on the Greyweather's in Berkihire it was a repeated cering, instead of rerew. (lumpoong them to have been blown this ing the wax-tapers placed round the comb. ther from a yolcane), and the Crypts in Ou the Term Luvant (IV. 27); Obferva. Canterbury Cathedral (luppofing them and tions on the Apamean Medal (ibid. 315), others to have been intende lio keep the in which his ojections to the univei fality choirs dry, Gent. Mag. LVII. 697); Difof the deluge are flated; and, in a second quisition on the Game of Chels (1X. 16); paper, delivered to the Society tut not on tbe Origin of the Arms belonging to the printed, without concerning himlelf with Two Honoursble Societies of the Inner the genuinenets of the medal, which seems and Middle Temple, the Pegasus and the the most essential part of the controversy, Holy Lamia (ibid. 127); a Seal found at and which had been completely overthrown Dunstar Castle (ibid. 369). Mr. B. was by Dean Milles, he defended every:rgument elected F.A.S. 1767; and vice-president in he had before brought in favour of the 17..; which rank he resigned on account Doralonic against the Noachic deluge, againit of the ill state of his health. Mr: Birringboth Mr. Bryant and the Dean, and conj. ton was a member of the club io Elexcluded with saying, that, "laring thus treci, wittured by Dr. Johnson (vol. LV. endeavoured to vindicate his foriner dillere' p. 9)); and some time once feli un ier the tation on the Apamean medal, he sees 10 ankind versions and rid cule of the author of room for an apology in that b:ball, as it is the "Poriuits of Literature." His remains the duty, he couceives, of every member were irierd in the vault of the l'euple so to do, while he comes unconvinced church; the fune: al-service was perfum. by the arguments of his opponents; and ed by the Rev. Dr. Reynell, master of the this duty allo hecomes the inore necessary, Temple; the p.dll beare!'s were, the Mara when she onicciions are made from so re- ter of the Rolls, Sr Williar. Scot, Com(pectable authority." The fatof this me. sellor Grailun, Mr. Popham, Sir William dati is truly isngular. Mr. Bryant appi ed Wynne, the Allorney-gener!, Mr. Graves, it in proof of the univerfality of the des and Mr. Champion ; his nephew, Colonel luge; Mr. Barrington wreiled it to a c»-, Price (lon «f lus eller fler by Robert Prary fenle; Abbé Barthelemy, followed. Price, clą. of Heref :d,) chief mourner; b; Dean Milles, Jenies its genuineness; and other mourers, Mr. Soley, Mr. Aldeon this and his other papers in this volume ney, Mr. Wynne, and Mr. L. fcelles, bro. see Geat. Mar. XLVII. 336, 337. Sonte ther berichers and parricular friends. aduitional Information relative to the C 11- Tothese particulars a correspondent ad lt, tinvance of tie Counth Language (V.81); “ There are certains men who, wiibut the Observations on Patriarchal Customs and boast of great talen's or resplendent abilia Manners (ibid. 119, Geni. Mag. XLIX. ties, obrain, hy useful diligence, accurate 4+4); on which review it was oblerreil, investigation, and invariable integriy, that by a friend of Mr. Orban, half furmiling folid respect which the eccetticities of the writer, that " {xebody had t ken the Genius will feldom lutter Genius to enjuy. pains to go over the ground carefully and Such relo-ct did Daines Burrington potless con onore with the Hon. Daines. Buring throughou: a long 20: honourable life. He wii" The Time correfponient had be- was bred to the har; hui, though, ifteemed observed, It is not ofen ibil lay- a vary found lawyor, he never role in any Nien get cre sit ny medling with the Bi- diftinguilhed envinence as a pleader. Az ble; at least, ne clerks think fw; yet, if was, however, for sume linie recoriler of aly, luuely the patriarchal life might have Bristol, a very respectable fluation, in bien properly seated.” Obfervations on which he was precedat hy that eminent S!. Jurin (or Justiniau's) Tunh: Angle- judge, Sir Michae! Fortier, and was force sca (ibid. 143); Obfusations on the ev- ceeded by the firit lawyer of liis dav, afterlieit intridit of Clocks (inid. 4!); vards created Lord Alburton. He was. on the vitrified Walis in Scotland, parti, L- allu advacej loine rank of king's coundarly Fort Dunagoyle, in the devi Bute tel, and was, (!193 leveral years, one of

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