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and composure of a Chriftian, whofe views and hopes extend beyond this transitory fcene. Both before and after the arrival of his friends he was obferved to be frequent and devout in meditation; and his earnest request to Mr Smith's family, upon entering the house, was that they would both pray with him, and pray for him." So much intrepidity of mind, united with fo much patience and Chriftian refignation, in a man to young, and in poffeffion of every thing that could make life defireable, was what both furprized and pleafed the fpectators. From the nature of the wound, and the materials with which it was inActed, his Lordthip's fufferings must have heon great; notwithstanding which, co unmanly complaints, no vain regrets, fcarcely a groan, except where the extremity of pain compelled it, efcaped his lips. they were conveying him into the houfe, he repeatedly obferved, that his fervant was not to blame in what had happened; and hoped that his friends would be kind to the man, and comfort him. The poor fellow, indeed, requires this comfort, and has received it from the family at Holkham. He was faithfully attached to his matter, and continued for fome days fo overwhelmed with the magnitude of the evil, of which he had been the innocent infrument, that he wandered about in a ftate of mental imbecillity, closely borderAng upon infatuation.
When he arrived at
Holkham with the firft intelligence of the
Sixteen of Mr. Coke's most respectable tenants attended, by appointment, in funeral habiliments, to bear the coffin and the pail, Two coaches with mourners followed. In the first were, as chief mourners, Mefirs. Coke, E. Coke, and Anfon, members of parliament; in the fecond, as mourners, two brothers of Mr. Anfon (clergymen), the Rev. Henry Crome, fen. and the writer of this narrative. At the tomb, every thing was conducted with that reverence and decorum which genuine forrow never fails to infpire. It were unjuft to clofe this account without obferving, that, from the first moment Lord Andover entered Mr. Smith's houfe, until the laft folemn fcene, no fervice that religion, or hofpitality or elegant accommodation, could afford, was omitted, either by Mr. Smith or his family. I have now difcharged the duties of respect to the memory of a deceafed friend. I hope I have difcharged them, with a faithful and a true heart. To guard against mifreprefentation, I thought it necellary to make this ftatement of an event that has excited univerfal fympathy; and with which I had an opportunity of being well acquainted. It is a painful fervice; for, I write under impallions of grief. The lofs of fuch a man as Lord Andover, and in such a quay, conveys to the mind ideas of difappointment, as well as of forrow.-It now only remains to offer fome remarks which arife from the foregoing relation. Every intelligent reader, when he perufes the narrative of Lord Andover's untimely death, will call to mind the fate of the late Marquis of Tavistock. There are many points in which the cafes correfpond. Both were young Noblemen of great promise; both were married to young and amiable wives; both fell during the lives of their fathers, purfing the ports of the field! These inftances of mort lity are not furely given by Providence in vain. They exhibit a fine lefion to the furvivors; and teach them to be upon their guard, "fince they know not the day, nor the hour, when their Lord cometh." The clouds that obfcure the fun of earthly, enjoyment are black and frequent. The accidents that inter rupt the progrefs of human plans are unforefeen, and irrefiftible. therefore, however he may poffefs the means of happine fs, ref confident of the end; neither let him fay, like Seged, lord of Ethiopia, when he rides in the morning, "This day thall be a day of pleasure." WENMAN LANGTON.
Let no man,
BILL of MORTALITY, from December 17, 1799, to January 28, 1800..
Miles 11397 2182
Buried. Males 1:87 Z
Whereof have died i, der two years old 752
Salt 14. pe bune! 130
AVERAGE PRICES of CORN, from the Returns ending January 18, 1800 [95
Wheat. Rye Barley Oats | Beans
s. ds. d. s. d. $.
Wheat Rye Barley Oats | Beans s. d. s. d. s. d. s. ds. d. 104145049839
98 obs 0149 4/29 10160
79 1000 036 125 681
d. s. d.
Surrey 102 4100 955 1042
456 4 Effex
765 3 Sullex
33 1062 8
70 8 900
Laneaft. 89 1100
Warwick 104 1100
Anglefea oo ooo ooo
Cardigan 90 463
126 110 00
047 726 0100
Denbigh 92 600
Average of England and Wales, per quarter.
95 962 8.45 1032 3164 1
Average of Scotland, per quarter.
73 638 4:35 027 5148 10
47 103 878,
49 228 1000 943 326
AVERAGE PRICES, by which Exportation and Boulty are to be regulated.
Average Price of SUGAR, computed from the returns made in the week ending Jan. 22, 1809, is 625. 20 per cwt. inclufive of the duty of Cuftoms paid or payable thereon on the importation thereof into Great-Britain.
SMITHFIELD, Jan. 24. To fink the offal-per ftone of Sib.
COALS. Beft in the Pool 70s. od. to os. cd. Sunderland, 57s. 6d. to 62s. ød.
SOAP. Yellow, 70s.—Mottled, 825.-Curd, 88s.
Bills, nium. 5perCt. 3perCt Tickets.ift Lot. ad Lot.
DAY'S PRICE OF STOCKS IN
Bank 3perCt. 3 per Ct. 14perCt. sperCt. 5perCt. Long | Short India S. Seal Old Stock. Bk Red. Confois. Confol Navy. 1797 Aon. Ann. Stock. Bonds. Stock.
J. BRANSCOMB, Stock-Broker, at the Lucky Lottery Office, No. 11, Holbourn,
2 155 6114
3 154 4 153 603 Sunday
7 154 81544
155 615 62
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Printed by JoHN NICHOLS, Red-Lion-Paflage, Fleet-Street, London.]
Meteorological Diaries for Jan. and Feb. 1800 981 Biographical Notices of Rev. Tho. Byrdall 125 Letter from Sir Herbert Croft to Mr. Nichols 99 Objections to the Union with Ireland answered ib. Circumftances of the Family of Chatterton roo Ireland exempted from Venomous Reptiles 127 Account of Lantphey Church, Pembrokeshire 105 Growth of Fungufes accurately inveftigated 128 A Defcription of Sir Roger Afhton's Tomb ibid Purfuits of Architect. Innovation, No. XX. 129 Topograph. Defcription of Mariton, Oxfordfh.ro6 Anecdotes of Sedley Countefs of Dorchefter 131 Remarkable Cafe of Anne Green, at Oxford 108 Regular Degrees in Divinity truly refpectable 132 Antient Cuftoms of Worcester and Shrewsbury 109 The End of the Century clearly illuftrated ibid. Panegyric on the Character of Sir P. Sydney 110 The Poet Laureat's Carmen Seculare criticized 134 Critique on 65th Line of Virgil's 3 Eclogue 111 Toads and Frogs difcovered alive in Stones ibid. Hiatus in the third neid of Virgil fupplied ibid. Ingenuous Apology for a flight Indifcretion 135 Query in Natural Hiftory-Ockliam Church 113 A Silly Habit of Swearing wholly eradicated ibid. Biographical Anecdotes of Lord Chancellor Kingib A Lacedæmonian Maritime Arfenal defcribed 137 Ao Infcription to the Memory of Lord King ibid. Proceedings of the prefentSeffion of Parliament ib. The Neglect of Coftume on the English Stage 114 REVIEW OF NEW PUBLICATIONS 141-160 E.Williamfon's Monument at Walkeringham 116 INDEX INDICATORIUS-Queries anfwered ib. Utility of Monuments as Leffons to the Living 117 SELECT POETRY, Antient and Modern 16-164 Inoculation for the Vaccine Pox vindicated 118 Interesting Intelligence from London Gazettes 165 Jay-Maft-Mr. Samuel Parker's Son? &c. 119 L Grenville's Correfpondence with Bonaparte 169 A Retrofpect of the Eighteenth Century ibid. The Monthly Retrospect of Foreign Affairs 17C Carious Broche found near Hufbands Bofworth121aft India, American, Irish, and Scotch News 171 Plan for Commodious Villages in Lincoln Fens 122 Country News-Domeftic Occurrences Infcription on a Stone found near Comrie id. Marriages, Deaths of eminent Perfons 177-198 A Curious Tile-An Antient Seal, &c. &c. 123 Bill of Mortality from Jan. 28 to Feb. 25,1800 190 View, &c. of Culliton Houte at Dorchefter ibid. The Average Prices of Grain for One Month 19 Hiftorical Sketch of the Organs at Walfall 114Daily Variations in the Prices of the Stocks 192 Embellished with Perfpective Views of LANTPHEY COURT in PEMBROKESHIRE, and OCKHAM CHURCH in SURREY, Lord Cha cellor KING'S MONUMENT; a curious BROCHE; a PLAN for VILLAGES in LINCOLN EENS; &c. &c.
301 30 33
fun and pleasant
2. Ice covers the whole furface fo completely, that people fkait through the streets and roads.-3. A remarkable dampnefs, much water being precipitated from the air.18. The motion of the fea very loud. Snow fell in the night the depth of fix inches, and ice froze 9-10 of an inch thickness laft night.-27. After a delightful day, a beantiful horizon at fun-fet.-Motion in the fea.Fall of rain this month 2.52 inches. Walton, near Liverpool.
METEOROLOGICAL TABLE for February, 1800.
Height of Fahrenheit's Thermometer.
Height of Fahrenheit's Thermometer.
40 29,62 fair
28 42 44 39 77 fair
29 39 41 34
35 42 34
40 ,78 Showery
35 30,15 fair
30 ,21 cloudy
42 46 38
24 37 37 36
30 129,98 fair
W. CARY, Optician, No. 182, near Norfolk Street, Strand.
32 31 30
70 rain and frow