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At Thrapfton, the son of the Rev. Septimus Hodgion, rector of that place.

At Enfield, in his 84th year, Robert Jacomb, efq. of one of the inns of court, formerly lord of the manor of Capels, in that parish, föld, 1783, to Mr. Hart, and, 1793, to Mr. Boddam, and of Dentonhall in Feltwell, Norfolk; the first of these eftates he had from his mother's brother, Charles Eyre, efq. and the laft he inherited from his father, Robert, who had a paymaster's place under Sir Robert Walpole, who brought him in to represent the borough of Thetford, 1727, which he did till his death, Dec. 13, 1732. Mr. J's wife, who died 1777, aged 59, was daughter of Mr. Becher, and fifter to the relict of Robert Netleton, efq. who died 1799. By her he had two fons: Charles, married to Mifs Smart, of Enfield; and John, who died 1793; and a daughter, Mary.

At his feat at Mamhead, Devon, which he had greatly improved and beautified, aged 72, Wilmot Vaughan, fourth Vifcount and firft Earl of Lisburne, of the kingdom of Ireland, lord lieutenant and cuftos rotulorum of the county of Cardigan. He fucceeded his father 1766, having been, 1755, elected to reprefent his native County (Cardigan) in parliament, which he continued to do till the general election in 1796, when, advanced in age, and preffed down by infirmity, he withdrew himfelf, and has fince lived in retirement. He was appointed lord lieutenant of that county in 1760. Thomas Watlon, of Berwick-upon-Tweed, his mother's brother, dying 1766, bequeathed to him his whole eftate. In 1968 he was appointed one of the lords commiffioners of trade and plantations; and, 1770, one of the lords of the Admimiralty, which office he filled till the general change in 1782. He was advanced to the degree of Earl of Lisburne by privyfeal, dated at St James's, June 24, and by patent at Dublin, July 18, 1776. He married, in July, 1754, Elizabeth, only daughter of Jofeph Gafcoyne Nightingale, efq. of Mamhead, co. Devon, and of Enfield, co. Middlefex, by Elizabeth Shirley his wife, daughter, and at length fole heir to her brother, Washington Nightingale,efq. who died 1754; and by her, who died May 9, 1755; his Lordship had one fon, Wilmot Lord Vaughan, now Earl of Lifburne, born May 3, 1755. He married, fecondly, Apr. 19, 1763, Dorothy, eldest daughter of John Shafto, efq. of Whitworth, co. Derby, hy whom he has left one fon, John, born March 3, 1769, married, Aug. 2, 1798, to Lucy fifter to Lord Courtenay, and two daughters, Dorothy-Elizabeth, born May 13, 1764, and Mallet, born July 30, 1765; the former married, May 15, 1792, to Laurence Palk, efq. M.P. for Afhburton, only fon of Sir Laurence P. bart. His LordGENT. MAG. January, 1800.

fhip's only brother, Gen. Vaughan, died June 13, 1795-It is no flattery to his memory to fay, that his understanding was fuperior to moft, equal to the beft. His claffical attainment's were extenfive, poffeffing all the elegance, without the pedantry, of the profeffed fcholar. His tafte was pure, chafte, and correct; his memory fingularly retentive; and his judgement penetrating, difcriminating, and accurate. Bleffed with a difpofition amiable, benevo lent, charitable, and fincere, he difcharged the several relations of life with tendernefs, affection, and faithfulness. Beloved by his neighbourhood, and united to his fimily by the clofeft endearments, his death is moft feverely lamented.

7. In London, aged 87, the Rev. Peter Vatas, more than 50 years minifter of Caversham, co. Oxford, a curacy in the dean and canon of Chrift church, where he proceeded M. A. 1743.

Mr. Stanley Alderfey, of Moore-place, Lambeth, Surrey.

At Thorp-hall, near Louth, co. Lincoln, the eldest and only furviving fon of the Rev. Wm. Chaplin, of that place.

At Exeter, Devon, whether he had gone for the recovery of his health, Wm. Tait, efq. advocate, M. F. for the district of burghs of Dunfermline, Culrofs, Queens ferry, Stirling, and Inverkeithing, Scotld.

At Great Ealing, Middlefex, Mrs. Smyth, wife of J. P. S. efq.

At Great Yarmouth, in his 61ft year, the Rev. Samuel Cooper, curate of that place, and rector of Morley and Yelverton, Norfolk. He was of Magdalen col lege, Cambridge; B. A. 1760, M. A. 1763, S. T. P. 1777; licenfed to that curacy by the Dean and Chapter of Norwich, 17..*; prefented to the rectory of Moreley, 1765. He published a fuft fermon, from Job xii. 23, 1782; another for the benefit of the charity and Sunday-(chools at Yarmouth, from Eph. v. 14, 1790, 410 (LX. 828); "The Confittency of Man's free Agency and God's Foreknowledge in the Government of the World, à Sermon at Yarmouth, April 22, 178-" (LIX-537); "The first Principles of Civil and Ecclefiaftical Government delineated, in Two Parts, in Letters to Dr. Priestley, occafioned by his to Mr. Burke, 1791" (LXI. 1212); "Two Charges to the Grand Jury at the Quarter Seffions at Beccles, 1793," 4to (LXIII. 798, 831).

8. Mr. Richard Murton, 40 years clerk of Chatham dockyard.

At Reading, Berks, aged 60 (after re

*Neither Mr. Swinden, the hiftorian of Yarmouth, nor the account of it in Parkins's Continuation of Blomfield's Hil tory of Norfolk, furnish any lift of incumbents of this parish.


maining fome days in a state of apoplexy, which came on without any previous illnefs), Mrs. Hannah Finch, wife of Mr. Henry F. draper, of that town.

David Frafer, efq. late refident commiffary at Martinique.

At his houfe at Stockwell, Surrey, in his rft year, Philip Cox, efq.

Mrs. Maire, wife of Henry M. efq. of Larlington, near Barnard, co. York.

Mrs. Smith, of Charlotte-row, Walworth. At Hopetoun-house, co. Linlithgow, La-, dy Lucy Hope Johnstone, youngest daughter of the Earl of Hopetoun.

At the house of William Gofling, efq, fecretary of the Victualling-office, where the was upon a vift, Mrs. Anne Stephens, wife of Francis S. efq. one of the commiffioners of the Victualling, and filter of Vice-admiral Bligh; fincerely regietted by her numerous acquaintance, to whom her cheerful and friendly difpofition had moft defervedly endeared her.

At his lodgings in Abbey-ftreet, Bath, in his 74th year, the Rev. Thomas Horndon, M. A. rector of St. Dominick, co. Cornwall, nearly 50 years. He was formerly of Christchurch, and afterwards fellow of Exeter college, Oxford. He refigned the rectory of Merton, có. Devon, in 1795, to his eldeft fon, the Rev. David Horndon. M A. late fellow of Exeter college, Oxford. By his wife, Elizabeth (who furvives him), the daughter of John Hickes, efq. of Saltash, Cornwall, and widow of John Clarke, efq. late of Horton, co. Devon. He had eight children, four of whom are now furviving, viz. David, rector of Merton, co. Devon; WilHam-Hickes, major in the royal horfe artillery; John-Doidge, major in the king's own, or 4th regiment of foot; and Sufar," married, in 1735, to thethe Rev. Rd. Milles, M.A. prebendary of Exeter, and youngest fon ofthe late Dean. The living of St. Domimick is in the giftof Mifs Maria-Eliz.Clarke.

9 In an advanced age, at his houfe in Grofvenor-place, Hugh Valence Jones, efq. comptroller generof the customs, and forneily one of the commiffioners of the revenue in Ireland. He was nephew to the furt Earl of Hardwick, and had for many years been one of the under-fecretaries of ftate, and private fecretary to the Duke of Newcastle during his adminiftration; the duties of which he difcharged with frict integrity, diligence, and fidelity.

At Glasgow, Mr. Robert Burns, houfe. furgeon to the Royal Infirmary there.

Suddenly, at Rochefter, Mrs. Brown, wife of Mr. Richard B. of Chatham dockyard. In Somerset-place, Mrs. Douglas, wife of William D. efq.

At her houfe in Sloane-ftreet, in her 63d year, Mrs. Mary Turing.

At lukborough, co. Worcester, Henry Davies, a labourer. He was born in 1699,

and, during the long period of his exiftence, had lived the quiet and innocent life of an antient English husbandman. He was particularly fkilful in grafting; and, at the age of 96, was on the upper branches of trees, purfaing his occupation with great vigour and activity.

Mr. Nathanael Probither, of York, book. feller, and one of the common councilmen for Walmgate ward.

JO. Mrs. Mazzinghi, wife of Mr. M. the composer.

Mils Fitzpatrick, daughter of the late Hon. Richard F.

At her houfe in Hans-place, Mrs. Char lotte Campbell, widow of Daniel C. efq. late of Tobago.

Mr. Charles-Edward Whitehouse, of the Cuftom-house.

At his houfe in Clarges-ftreet, Piccadilly, Henry, 12th Lord Roper of Teynham, born May 3, 1764; fucceeded his father, Henry, 1736; and, dying unmarried, is fucceeded by his only brother, John, The ill health which he laboured under prevented his being much known to the world; but, to the few friends who 11 the pleasure of being intimately acquainted with his worth and charater, his memory will be ever dear, and his early lofs much lamented. He was buried, on the 18th, in the family-vault at Lingfead; and was met at Sittingbourne by all his tenantry in mourning, who fullowed him on horfeback to the grave, a diftance of nearly five miles.

At Oxford, the Rev. William Dowson, D.D. principal of Edmund hall, to which he was chofen by the provoft and fellows of Queen's college, of which he was fellow, on the dece de of Dr. Dixon, 1787.

At Stanstead Abbot, Herts, the wife of the Rev. Tho. Feilde, vicar of that parish.

Mr. Bagot, coufin of Lord Bagot. Ashe and the Rev. Mr. Beresford, of Packington hall (who were upon a vifit at Warwick cattle) were amung themielves with failing on tife Avon. near the caftle, the boat was fuddenly overturned by the rapi dity of the ftream, when Mr. B. was unfortunately drowned, and Mr. Beresford's life, with the utmoft difficulty and exertion, faved.

At Old Brompton, Mrs. Goddard, wife of Mr. G. of that place, and widow of the late John Davis, efq. of the land of St. Vincent's; a woman whofe piety, humility, and exercife of every Chritian virtue, will be long remembered in the hearts of her numerous friends. She was the mother of the gentleman who fo fortunately refiited the Vizier Aly, in his intended m ffaure of the Europeans at Benares, on the 14th of January, 1799

II. A. his palace at Armagh, aged 71, William Newcome, D. D. archbishop of Armagh, and p.imate of all Ireland. He

was appointed to the fee of Dromore, 1766; tranflated, under Lord Harcourt's adminiftration, to Offory, 1775; to Waterford, 1779; and thence, by Earl Fitzwilliam, to the primacy, on the death of Dr. Robinfon Lord Rokeby, 1795. His Grace is well known to the friends of facred criticifm by his learned and well-directed labours. The first of thefe was, An Harmony of the Gofpels; in which the English Text is difpofed after Le Clerc's general manner, with fach various Readings at the foot of the Page as have received Wetstein's fanction in his Folio Edition of the Greek Teftament. Obfervations are fubjoined, tending to fettle the Tme and Place of the feveral Tranfactions, to establish the Series of Facts, and to reconcile feeming Inconfiftencies. 1778," fol. Dr. Priestley published a Greek Harmony, 1777; in which he maintains that our Lord's miniftry did not laft above one year; the Bishop, reckoning by four Paflovers, makes its duration three years and a half. Soon after his Harmony appeared, Dr. P. published one in in English, prefixing a letter to the Bishop, maintaining his affertion. In anfwer, the Bishop publifhed The Duration of our Lord's Mihiftry particularly confidered, in Reply to Letter from Dr. Priestley on that Subject, prefixed to his English Harmony of the Evangelifts; 1780, 12mo. The Doctor next year re-published his former letter, with the addition of a fecond. To which the Bishop replied with his ufual moderation the fame year. In 1782, he published "Obfervations on our Lord's Conduct as a divine Instructor, and ou the Excellence of his moral Character," 4to: the most complete work in its kind that has appeared; and an improved edition of it was published in 1795, 8vo. "An Attempt towards an improved Verfion, a metrical Arrangement, and an Explanation, of the Twelve minor Prophets; 1785," 4to; with a view to recommend and facirate an improved English translation of the Septuagint. It is to be regretted this excellent work is in a manner out of print. This was followed by "An Attempt towards an improved verfion of Ezekiel;" 419; "A Review of the chef Difficulties in the Gofpel Hiftory refpecting our Lord's Refurrection," a 4to pamphlet, with a view to retract fotme errors in the Greek Harmony. The last publication of this pious fcholar was "An historical View of the English Biblical Tranflation, the expediency of revifing by Authority our prefent Tranflation, and the means of executing fuch a Revifion. Dublin, 1792," 8vo. His Lordthip was admitted at Hertford college, Oxford; where he proceeded M.A. 1753; B. and D.D. 1765. It would be a proper compliment to the memory of this eminent Prelate, who owed his ad

vancement to his literary talents more than to political intrigues and abilities, to collect his Works together into one or more folio or 4to volumes. His remains were depofited, on the 14th, in the New college chapel, Dublin.

At Truro, in Cornwall, of a rapid decline, the Hon. Major gen. Cha. Monfon, He had quitted the government of Jerfey a very thort time before, and was proceeding, by the advice of his phyficians, to try. the climate of Lisbon, but did not live long enough to fet fail. He was the third brother of the prefent Lord Monson, and on leaving Eton fchool entered into the Guards, where he proceeded to the rank of lieutenant-colonel. He was appointed aidde-camp to the Duke of York, and ferved under him, in the first expedition to the Netherlands, with the entire approbation of his Royal Highnefs. On his return, he was honoured with the distinction of equerry; and, foon after, he was made governor of Jerfey, where his talents for the routine of military business had given fuch fatisfaction, that, we are affured, much higher and more lucrative employ ments were intended for him; but, to the heart felt regret of his family and friends, he was carried off very haitily at the age of 42.

At Louth, co. Lincoln, Mrs. Bond, wife of Mr. James B. farmer. At 7 o'clock the appeared in good health, and was found dead in bed about the fame morning.

Mrs. Bofwell, wife of Mr. William B. farmer, of Louth, and daughter of the late Stote Manby, efq.

At Henley on Thames, of a paralytic ftroke, Mrs. Hall, reliét of the late Tho. H. efq. of Harpefden-court, co. Oxford.

At Kenfington gravel pits, in his 95th year, John Tetlow, efq.

Aged 63, Mr. William-Henry Pierfon, of Ifington.

Near Plymouth-dock, Mr. Payne, a fine youth, aged 15. Croffing a ditch, he laid his gun cocked on the hedge, and having got into a lane, he took the muzzle into his hand, when the piece went off, and lodged its contents in his head. After languiting fore time, he died in great agony.

12 In Great Prefcot-freet, Goodman'sfields, Charles Newton, efq. of Ailemblyrow, Epping foreft.

In Holland-fireet, Black friers, aged 64, Mr. John Chantier.

Mrs. Cox, wile of the Rev. Mr. C. of Willoughby Wateriefs, co. Leicetter.

At his houfe in Upper Großenor-street, John Thiftleton, efq. late commodore of the Eaft India Company's marine at Bombay.

13. Sir Paul Pechell, bart. of Paggictham, Ellex, fo created March 1, 1797

At his lodgings in Great Ryder-street, Mr. John Fullclove, furgeon to the light infantry battalion of guarus.


At Mr. Connop's houfe, Enfield, aged 80, as he was taking her break faft previous to going to London, Mrs. Diggs, aunt to Mrs. C.

14. At Walthamstow, Effex, the wife of Charles Spence, efq.

Mifs Ladbroke, of Cheney-walk, Chelsea. In Charges-freet, Piccadilly, John Ud. ney, efq. late his Majefty's conful-general at Leghorn, in which fituation he had ferved the publick 24 years, and 10 years preceding that in the fame capacity at Venice. Aged go, Sir Edward Baynton, bart. of Spy-park, Wilts.

15. At Enfield, Mrs. Hobkirk, aged 57, miftrefs of the George inn in that town.

At Dorking, Surrey, of a putrid fever, aged 28, Mr. Charles Hance, furgeon; a young man of fuperior profeffional abili ties, much beloved and respected by thofe who could appreciate his worth.

Aged 100, Jofeph Hawkins, of Thurvafton, co. Derby; who had enjoyed a good itate of health till within a few days of his death.

In the Fleet prifon, after a confinement of 13 years, during the greater part of which period he had been reduced to the neceffity of fupporting himself by the most menial offices, aged 70, Robert Hunt, efq. formerly of Ivelchefter, co. Somerfet.

At his apartments in Bridewell hofpital, the Rev. Thomas Bowen, M. A. chaplain of Bridewell hofpital, minister of Bridewell precinct, and mafter of a very refpectable fchool at Fulham, Middlesex. He was educated at Merchant Tailors' fchool; whence he was elected fcholar of St. John's college, Oxford, in 1766; and proceeded fellow 1769; B. A, 1770; M. A. 1774; appointed chaplain to Sir Richard Carr: Glyn, lord-mayor of London, 1799, before whom he preached three fermons (fee LXIX. 685): "Thoughts on the Neceffity of moral Discipline in Prifon, 1798;" in our Review of which, LXVIII. 408, he felt himfelf not a little hurt that we pointed at his non-refidence on the scene of his duty, when it was well known that he had been called to ftricter refidence by the Governors of the Hofpital.

16. In Welbeck-treet, Cavendish fqn. Lady Elizabeth Worfley, widow of the late Su Thomas W. bart. of Pilewell, Hants, and mother of Sir Richard W. bart. of Appuldurcumbe-park, in the Ifle of Wight.

17. At Pofton, co. Lincoln, aged 75, Mrs. Calthrop, relict of the Rev. John C.

late vicar of Bofton and Kirton.

18. At Enfield, aged 94, Mrs. Cripps, relict of Mr. C. formerly an eminent linendraper in Bishopfgate-ftreet, and a member of the company of Dråpers.

19: In his 105th year, at his apartments at Hyde-park-corner, Mr. Wm. Browning, many years porter to the late Marquis of Hertford, and household-trumpeter to his prefent Majefly.

20. Mrs. O'Keefe, relict of Mr. O'K. coachmaker, Long Acre.

In Gr. Ormond-ft. Mrs. Melionora Ward. 21. AtTown Malling, Kent, Mrs. Bewle, widow of the Rev. Charles B. formerly rec tor of Ditton, in the fame county.

At Teddington, Thomas Davis, efq.

22. In Lombard-ftreet, Mrs. Efther Ellis, daughter of Wm. Fuller, efq. banker, and wife of Mr. Thomas Ellis, tanner. She has left an only daughter, heiress to her father's immenfe wealth.


At his houfe in St. John's fquare, Clerkenwell, aged 64, after a few days illness, the Rev. John Warner, D. D. fon of the Rev. Dr. Ferdinando W. (many years rector of Barnes, in Surrey, and author of the "Hiftory of Ireland," &c.). He was of Trinity college, Cambridge; B. A. 1758; M.A. 1761; D. D. 1773. many years he poffeffed an unusual degree of popularity as a pleafing, manly, and eloquent preacher, at a chapel, his private property, in Long-Acre; (which he fold to the late Dr. King, who had before been chaplain to the British factory at St. Peterfburg). He was prefented, in 1771, to the united rectories of Hockliffe and Chalgrave, in Bedfordshire; and was afterwards prefented, by his kind friend Sir Richard Colt Hoare, bart, to the valuable rectory of Stourton, Wilts. Dr. Warner was an excellent fcholar; a man of the ftrictest integrity; warm and even enthufiaftic in his friendships. From his ardentzeal for Mr. Howard (in conjunction with Dr. Lettfom and Mr. Nichols), originated the project of erecting a statue to that great philanthropift in his life-time (the letter figned Anglus, LVI 360, was Dr. Warner's); and the actual completion of the beautiful monument in St. Paul's (LXVI. 680). At the outset of the French revo lution, enamoured with the illufive ideas of univerfal freedom, he paffed a confi derable time in the new Republick; till, difgufted with the hideous fcenes to which he had too long been witness, he returned to enjoy with redoubled luxury true liberty at home; but ftill continued tinctured with a litle of the leaven he had imbibed on the Continent. A flight fpecimen of this may be feen in two tportive fallies of his pen, LXII. 3-8. His attachment to Literature was unbounded. Moderate to an extreme at the table, and equally abstemious at the bottle; a book and a pipe, and cheerful converfation (in which he eminently excelled), were his fupreme delight; and his "Metonarifton" (LXVII. 232), and "Memoirs of Mekerchus" (Ib. 273), afford the most striking proof of his originality of thought and depth of learning.

At his houfe at Hampstead, George Steevens, efq. F. R. aud A. SS. the celebrated Commentator on Shakspeare; of whom our next shall give fume particulars,


23. At-York, Mr. John Belt, late furgeon and man-midwife in that city, but had retired from business a few years ago. 24. At his feat at Danfon, Kent, Sir John Boyd, bart.

25. Mrs. Incledon, wife of Mr. I. of Covent-garden, theatre.

29. In Sambrook-court, Bafinghall-ftt. In his 28th year, after 12 days illness from a fever, supposed to have originated from an unremitting attention to the duties of his medical profeffion, and particularly to the fick poor, to whom he was a friend and benefactor, that bright ornament of the community, Dr. John Miers Lettíom. The fuavity of his manners, and the undeviating rectitude of his character, rendered him univerfally beloved, as he is now univerfally lamented; and prepared him to quit the fociety of friends, for that of angels, to which his fpotlefs mind was ever congenial.

Dignum laude virum Mufa vetat mori.

HOR. Lib IV. Od. 8. Jan. 10. In the parish of South Creake, Norfolk, aged 24, univerfally regretted, as he lived univerfally beloved, died the Rt. Hon. Charles Nevinfon Howard, Viscount Andover.-His Lordship was eldest son of the Earl of Suffolk, by his present Countefs, Julia Gafkarth, daughter of John Gafkarth, of Penrith, co. Cumberland, efq. and widow of Nevinfon, efq. Lord Andover, the fubject of this statement, was born in the parish of St. Mary-la-Bonne, May 13, 1775. He received his education Eton fchool; whence he removed, in due time, to Christ Church, Oxford *, where he entered a nobleman. His Lord hip poffeffed a strong mind, and was a good claffick. He was alfo diftinguished, amongst his juvenile acquaintance, for affability of manners. In the Spring of 1796 he left the University; and, on the 27th of June, in the fame year, he married, at Holkham, in Norfolk, Jane-Elizabeth Coke, eldest daughter of Thomas William C. efq, member for the county. The Dean of Chost Church gave an inftance of his attachment to Lord Andover at this time; for, in compliance with a former promife, he travelled from Oxford to Holkham, on purpose to marry him. No union ever promifed fairer for lafting and rational happinefs. But it hath pleafed that Almighty Being, whofe are the iffues of life and death, to contract this happiness within a narrow compafs; and what mortal fhall prefume to cenfure his decrees! This leads to the event that deprived the world of this excellent young man, in whofe death there was fomething aweful, and fingularly affecting. His Lordfhip

* I have not been able to afcertain whether his Lordship took an honorary degree of A. M.; but conceive it highly probable that he did.

and Lady Andover were upon a vifit at Holkham. On the morning of that day. in which the fatal accident happened, he went out to shoot partridges, on a farm of Mr. Coke's, at South Creake, about five miles from Holkham, attended only by his man. As they were preparing to retura home in the evening, the dogs pointed; and, his Lordship cocking his double-barrel gun, went towards them. In going up, one of the pointers fprang the birds. His Lordfhip called the dog, intending to corre him; and, in the mean time, gave the gun, cocked, into the hands of his man. The fervant was on horfeback, and, as his master, who was on foot, was ftooping to catch the dog, the gun, by fome unhappy accident, went off, and lodged the whole contents in his back, near the fhoulder. He immedi ately fell, and bled profufely. It is conjectnred that the shot penetrated the vertebra of the fpine in fome oblique direction, as the lower extremities became instantly pa ralytic to a confiderable extent. This hap pened upon a common, a mile from the farm-houfe; and, as there was no perfon but the fervant prefent, or within any reafonable diftance, it is difficult to defcribe the horror of the fcene. At first, his Lordfhip, apprehending immediate death, was unwilling that the fervant fhould leave him; but at length he confented, and the man, taking-off his own coat to cover his mafter as he lay upon the ground, galloped to the house for affistance. A fmall onehorfe chaife was now procured, and his Lordship, lying across the bottom of it, fupported by Mr. Smith, the mafter of the farm, and one of his labourers, was thus conveyed into the houfe. When he arri ved there, it was found that he could not, with fafety, be carried up ftairs; it became therefore neceffary to accommodate him with a temporary bed in a parlour below. Here he lay for fome time, and would not fuffer himself to be moved, left

he should be exhaufted before the arrival

of his friends. In the mean while, meffeagers were difpatched to Wells, and the neigbouring towns, for furgeons, and to Holkham for Lady Andover and her relations; all of whom reached the fpot with extraordinary expedition. From the first; Lord Andover apprehended his wound to be mortal, and the fubfequent report of the furgeons corroborated the apprehenfion. His Lordship languished from half past one o'clock on Wednesday the 8th of January until about the fame hour on the Friday following, when he expired in the arms of his wife. During the greater part of this aweful interval he retained poffeffion of his intellectual faculties. The vigour of his mind was not impaired, nor did his voice faulter or become feeble. He feemed fenfible of approaching diffolution, and prepared for the event with the dignity


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