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Banks purchased them all at a very liberal the Duke of Gordon engaged him to be theor price. Mr. Sandby soon after attended that to his son, the Marquis of Huntley, who e. great naturalist in a tour through North and studies he superintended at Eron and CamSouth Wales, where he took several sketches, bridge; and afterwards he accompanied that which he transferred to copper-plates, and youug noblen an on the tour of the Conti. made several sets of prines'in imitation of Soon after his return, Mr. Kelly gra., drawings in Indian ink. in 1753, he was one duated at Cambridge ; and again visited the of the members of an academy which met in Continent, with to other of his paspils. In St. Martin's-line, and was, with several others, the course of a few months after his return; desirous of establishing a society on a broader he was presented with the rectory of Am. basis; this was strenuously opposed by the leizh, in Essex į and afterwards, co that of celebrated Hagarth, which drew on him the Copford, in the same county : the former of attacks of his brother artists. Among others, which he resigned some years since. From Mr. Sandby (then a very young man) pub- the kime that lie entered into the ministry, Jislied several prints in ridicule of his Analy.' it might truly be said, that he made the voa sis of Beauty, which, he afterwards declared, cation of holiness honourable. He has left had he known Hogarth's merit as he did since, behind him a monument of his erudition in he would on no account have done. On the the Celtic, in a Grammar of the anciers institution of the Roval Academy, Mr. Sandby Gaelic, or language of the Isle of Mann, which was elected a royal academician. By the was expected to be followed by a much larger recommendation of the Duke of Grafton, the work, a Manks Dictionary, which was upMarquis of Granby appointed him in 1768, fortunately cunsumed in the fire at Messrs. chief drawing master of the Royal Academy Nichols's, some months ago annuunced as beat Woolwich, which office belield till the day ing nearly ready for the press. A large of his death. It is needless to descant on his edition, the fourth, of the Bouk of Common merits; those who have seen his drawings, Prayer, printed under the patronage, and can alone form an adequate judgment of the by the munificence of, the Bible Society, superiority of his taste, and the brilliancy of from the corrected copy of Dr. Kelly, was his execution.

finished at Whitehaven, and sent to the At Copford, Essex, Dr. Kelly, L.L.D. a na Isle of Mann, only about six weeks tive of the Isle of Mann, upon which he reflect- ago. Of twenty-seven clergymen, concerned cd no ordinary degree of honour, by his abili. in the translation of the Manks Scriptures ries, his acquirements, and his truly exemplary since the year 1760, three only are now conduct, as a divine and a scholar. He pro- living. These are the translators of the book secuted his classical studies under the late of Judges and Ruth; Ecclesiastes; and the Rev. Philip Moore, of Douglas ; whose inde. Minor Prophets, from Joel to the end. fatigable coadjutor he afterwards becamę, in At Greatness, near Sevenoaks, aged 86, the important work of revising, correcting, Peter Neucille, esq. the oldest member of his transcribing, and preparing for the press, the Majesty's court of lieutenancy in the city of manuscript translation of the holy scriptures London. This gentleman's grandfather was into the Manks language; the impression of descended from an ancient family in France which, comprising all the books of the Oid and canie over to this country from Nasmes, and New Testar.eats, with two of the Apue in Languedoc, at the revocation of the edict cryphal books, he also superintended at of Nantes, having sacrificed a considerable. Whitehaven, in' the capacity of corrector ; property in that country, in common with to which, on the recommendation of the last many others, who, upon that occasion, you mentioned gentleman, he was appointed by luntarily left France for the sake of their the society for promoting christian know. religious principles. Mr. N.'s father resided ledge; the patrons of that impression, as of at Hackney, and was a merchant of consideevery subsequent religious work connected rable eminence in the Levant and Italian with it. Dr. Kelly also superintended the grade. At the age of twenty-one, Mr. N printing of an edition of the Book of Common having previously been taken into partner. Prayer, and Bishop Wilson's Treatise on the ship with his father, set out upon a tour Sacrament, all in the Manks language; and, through Europe, with a view to establish in the course of his labours in this vineyard, correspondences, and to acquire general he had transcribed all the Books of the Old knowledge; at the end of two years, having Testament, three several times, before he travelled through France, Italy, and Sicily, hart attained his twenty-second year! On he was obliged to return home without visie the completion of this charitable work, ting Germany, on account of the continental begup by Bishop Wilson, who, like Bede, by war, in which England was at that time enhis piecy and virtue, acquired the appellation gaged. Whilst abroad he gained a perfecc of venerable ; and promoted by the active kæowledge of the French and Italian lanzeal of his successor, Bishop Hildesley, Mr. guages, which he spoke and wrote with the Kelly was ordained, upon a title from the fuency and correctness of a native, acquired episcopal congregation at air, where he re. a great taste for the fine arts, and brougnt sived, respected by all who knew him, until home with him a valuable collection of pic.


tures and prints, &e, which he continued to, derably increased by the dcath of a near augmens for any years alter bis return to relation, he withdre:v from business, giving this country. In the year 1761, he married up the manufactory and property connected Elizabeth, the only daughter and heiress or with it to his soll, and retired to Sevenoaks, Peter Dula mare, esą, of Greatness, whose where he resided cill the death of his wife, arxescors were likewise refugees from France, which took place in 1805. He then returnin 1686. In right of his wife he became ed to pass the remainder of his days with his possessed of the silk mills at Greatness; they son af Greatness. About this time his inehad been erected upon a very confined scale, mury began to fail him ; it was the only and at that period they did not produce above symptom he exhibited of old age, and was 300/. per annum. He lowever, soon per. prubably occasioned by his intense applicaceived that great advantages were to be on tion to studies of an abstruse nature, at an tained by them, and possessing a profound earlier' period of life. In the year 1799, kaowledge of mechanics and mathematics, when the mania of the French revolution after expending at least 20,0001. in enlarg. had nearly obtained a tooting in this country, ing and improving the huachinery, he very and it became necessary for every one co considerably increased their prodace. Some testify their attachment to the constitution, parts of the machinery which he invented his nanse appeared almost the first upon the are so ingenious in their construction and list of those public-spirited men, who at movements as to rerder the silk, prepared that critical juncture established the associaby them for ditterent branches of manufac. tion at the Crown and Anchor. He was ture, far superior to that worked by any blessed with a good, though rather delicate others in this country. He first introduced constitution, which had never been impaired the manufacture of crapes into England, by intemperance, or enfeebied by disease; which, before his time, were imported from and he had the enviable felicity of attaining Bologia; by his own ingenuity he discovered to an advanced age without suffering from the process of their manufacture, and soon any of the infirmities which usually accomrivalled them in his manner of preparing .pany that period of life, being able to read them. In the year 1773, partly through, the smallest print without the assistance of the imprudent speculations of a near relation, glasses. He possessed a bighly-cultivated in whom he placed implicit conadence, and understanding, and a considerable portion of partly by heavy losses, occasioned by the general knowledge, sefined by an exquisite failure of a house with which he transacted taste; the upright independence of his chabusiness, he becanie a bankrupt. The un

racter and his bigh sense of honoor, were kindness and oppression which lie experien- manifested in every, occurrence of his life. ced from some of his relatives upon this oc

He had a strong sense of religion and piety, cision considerably aggravated, and certainly and a sensibility and tenderness of teeling tended to confirm this misfortune, which that rendered him ever alive to the misiormight have been averted, had proper time tunes of others. In addition tu the many been given him to settle his attairs. He Christian virtues which he exercised, the was, however, amply compensated by the most prominent feature of his character was countenance and friendly offers of assistance an unboundea liberality and benevolence tuwhich he received from many of the most

wards those who needed his support; his purse eminent merchants in the city, amongst the

was ever open to encourage and assist young foremost of whom was his cver valued friend artists in their professional pursuits. To * Peter Gaussen, esq. iben Governor of the rescue merit from distress, and to bring into Bank. After the sale of his effects and active and useful exertion, talents, which collections, he prosecuted his business with would otherwise have been lost, he was ever unteasing energy. The silk mills now be- foremost to contribute bis kindness to all came his chiet woject ; he more than doubled those employed in his service, uniformly their number, and brought them to so high a shone forth upon every occasion, amply prodegree of perficiion that shey produced many viding for the comforts of those who had thousands per annun, and in a few years he grown old in his employ. To the pour he was enabled, as he had hoped to do froin the was a kind friend and benefactor, and no one hour of his misfortune, most honourably rodis. was more deservedly esteemed in the neighie charge the residue of his debes, which would bourhood where he resided: the respect which have been due to the creditors had not the attended him through life was equalled only bankruptcy taken place, and which atier it by the sorrow wilich accompanied him to the had, he could be under ao legai obligation grave. He was buried at Christ Church, to pay. It was a measure, dictated alone by Spitsd-fields, and has lett a son, who suca ihat high sense of honour and integrity, ceads him in the business, and one daughter, which waifurmly directed ail his dealings who was niarrica in 1791 to Edward Rudges, with others. La 1800, having realised an esgo jindependeni torture, which was then consi



Arranged geographicully, or in the Order of the Counties, from North to South.

Communications for this Department of the Monthly Magazine, properly urthenticated, and sent free of Postuge, ure always thunkfully received. Those are inore pariitulurly acceptable which describe the Progress of Local Improvements of uny Kind, or which contvin Biographical Anecdotes or Facts relative to eminent or remurkable Characters recently dectused.

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NORTHUMBERLAND AND DURHAM. son.- Mr. Samuel Price, slip-owner.- Mr.
N excavating the earth to obtain a firm Jalin Coulter, 35.-Mrs. Manisty, 76.-Mr.

foundation for the new Court houses for the John Eden, 9) -- Mrs. Elizabeth Benney, 31.
county of Northumberland, where the half. -Mrs. Saunderson. Vis. Proctor.-Ms.
moon battery in Newcastle formerly stood, William Hind, master of the Shaftoe, Green-
a variety of curious discoveries have been landman. --Mr. Jolin Temperly, 09.-Miss
made. After the excavation of about thirty Ogilvie, daughter of the Rev. Mr. O.-Mr.
teet of solid earth, the entrance to an ancient Jobo Carr, 38.- Mary, widow of Joho Wala
well has been found, which will probably, ker, 102.- Mr. James Parkinson, methodist
when dug, develope some remains of antiqui- preacher.
ty. Within a few yards of this well, two At Hexham, Mrs. Mason, 80.--Mrs. Bell,
puit of horos, resembling those of a stag, but 73.
much larger, along with the jaw-bones of the At Alemouth, Mr. John Bell.
acima!, were dug'oul. In the opinion of an At Wooler, Miss Stephenson, 19.
carinent natural historian, these bones and At Forest Burn, near Rothbury, Matthew
horns must have belonged to an animal simi- Hall, 107.
Iar in size and species to the American elk. At Ponceland, the Rev. Jolin Blyth, of
In several other parts which have been dug, Hartley.
about forty-six feet from the iop of the mount, At Ingoe, William Dixon, esq. 64.
a number of large beams of solid oake, perfecc At Berwick, Mrs. Wilson, 72. --Mrs. Gre-
Hy sound, lying in a variety of directions, as sham, 65.-Mr. William Lauder, schoolmas.
if to support the superincumbent bank, have ter, 53.-Mrs. Hogarth.--Mr. Thomas Wea.
beer also discovered, all which afford susti- therston, 61.--Alls. M'Dougal, 50.
cient grounds to believe, that the whole At Durham, Mrs. Peal, 35,--Mrs. Eliza-
mount was a work of the Romans, íor the beth Harrison, 70,- Mrs. Revely, 28.-Wil-
Furpose of forming a commanding station, liam Benjamin Shute. The infant son of Wile
wben in this country.

lian Thomson, esq.-Mr. George Bone. 55. Marrid.} At Beworth, the Rev. Jolin Hodgson, to Miss Kell.- Warren Lamb, e:q. At Workington, in the year 1809, chere ví Newcastle, to Miss Hunter, daughter of were--Baptisms, 220.-- Burials, 212.-Marthe late Robert H. esq. of Mecomesiy, riages, 47. Durham.

At Harrington, in the year 1809-Bape At the Holystone, James Armstrong, tisms, 58.-Burials, 39,- Marriages, 2. 85, to Margaret Craggs, aged 19.

Married.] At Maryport, Cipcain ButterAt Arlecdon, Mr. Robert Gordon, of Skel. mere, of the Lavinia, to Miss Jare Dempsey, EnW, to Miss Howard, of the same place. A: Corney, Mr. John Jackson, of Park Their united ages amount to 34 yei The Nook, to Miss Mary Denn, of Middleton, father of the bridegoom is 35, and the mother place, daugliter of the late Jos. B. 09.. about the same age.

Died.] At Bank house, in Kinnyside, Mrs.
At Wooler, the Rev. William Gilmour, to Elizabeth Boadle, 92.
Miss Bolton, sister to Mr. Thomas B. of Li. Ac Douglas, Isle of Mann, Lieut. Clerk,
verpool, merchant.

of the royal navy,, 49.
At Sunderland, Marmaduke Featherstone, Ar Burton in Kendal, Mrs. Stow.
esq. to Miss Hill, sister of C. S. Hill, esq. At Walby, Mr. Robert Blewett, 79.
comptroller of the customs of that port. At Brampton, Mr. John Halliburton, 87.

Dicd.] At Newcastle, Nicholas Walton, At Eolm Rooks, near Whitehaven. - Alrs. esz. one of the receivers of thi revenues of Iutwid,e, wife of admiral L. Greenwich Hospital, in this district, 70. At Paiton, Mrs. Walanison, (6. Alr. Henty Ga.loway, 82.- Mrs. Mary Shala At Sansfield, near Carlisle, Mrs. Elizabeth bery, 80.--Mrs. Elizabeth Read.--Mrs. Ann Mulcaster, 36. Grey, 71.- Mrs. Isabella Rowell, 80,--Mrs. As Kendal, Mr. Francis Docker, 77. Young; she went to bed at night in good At Gatehouse of Fleet, Alexander Birkhealth, and in the morning was found a corpse. whisile, esq. 60. -Mr. William Bell, 53. -Mr. Oliver.-Mr. At Carlisle, Mrs. Braumont, 59.-Mrs. John Weatherston.--Mr. Thomas Richard Ann Satterthwaite, 69,- Mr. James Robin.


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mon, 72-Dinah, daughter of the late Mr. Mr. John C. printer. He was the author of John Mulli, 19.

an ingenious system of short-hand.

At Thribergh, Mrs. Hedges, sister to the At the annual meeting of the Dock Com- Rev. Mr. H. 87. pany of Holl, at the Guildhall, the ac.

LANCASHIRE. counts for the year ending the 31st of Dec. A dreadful accident occurred on Sunday 180+, were audited ; and the dividend de Feb. 12, at the parish-church of Saint Niclared to be 431. 145. 9d. per share, (in all cholas, in Liverpool. A few minutes before 180); being an increase upon the dividend of divine service usually begins, and just as the fast year, or 161. 55. 8d. each. The amount, officiating clerzyman was entering thechurch, by renewed resolution of the company, (after the kev.stone of the tower gave way, and the deduction of che tax under the property the north-east corner, comprising the norita aet) wili be appropriated to the completion of and cast walls, with the whole of the the works of the Humber Dock.

spise, came down, and with a tremendous Married.] At Whitby, Euseby Cleaver, crash broke throu in the roof, falling along esq. of Nunnington, to Miss Ingram Chap- the centre aisle, vill it reaclied near to the man, daughter o: Jobo C. esq.

communion rails, and in its fand carrying with Al Thornton Watlass, Jolin Clerveaux it the whole peal of six bells, the west gale' Chaytor, esq. third son of William C. esq.oflery, the or, ån, and clergyman's reading desk, Spearithorne, to Miss Carter, of Richmond. totally demolishing thens, and such seats as

At Great Dritie.d, Captain William Rip- it came in contact wit). Not more than from poth, of Bridlington Duay, to Miss Ann fiiteen to twenty adult persons were in the Scott.

church at the time, and of these the greater A: Hull, Captain William Hessletine, of part escaped; but the children of a charity the Saccess, of ihat port, to Mrs. Wray, wi school, who are rarched in procession somrdow of the late Captain W.-Mr. W. A. what earlier than the time of service, had Brigham, masier of his majesty's ship Ran partly enterest.

The boys following last, ai! gei, to Miss Jane Thompson, daughter of escaped; but a number of the girls, who were Captain Thomas T.-Captain Arnold to Miss either entering the porch, or proceeding up Banks.

tire aisle, were over helıncd in a momeus Benjamin Clarkson, esq. of Aiverthorpe beneath the fullin's pile. The crash of the Hall, to Miss Wood, of Flanshaw, both near steeple, and the piercing sliricks of terror Wakefield

which instantly issued from those who had Harry Spencer Waddington, esq. of Caven- escaped in the church, or were spe cators sa ham, Suffolk, 'to Mary Ann, fourth caugh the church-yard, immediately brought a ter of the late Richard Slater Milnes, esq. of large concourse of people to the spot, who did Fryston Hall.

net cease to make unagated efforts to rescue The Rev. Joseph Wilson, head-master of the unfortunate victims sron the falling mi. the grammar school at Sheffield, to Mis Elia sonty, till all the bodies were exticated, 170:zabeth Antey, second daughter of the late withstanding the tottering appearanie of the Mr. A. of Leeds, solicito:.

remaining part of the tower and roof of the At Leeds, James Armitage Rhodes, esq. to church, which momentarily menaceed a 98Mary, only daughter of Alexander Turner, cond fall. Many instances of hairhreavita esq. one of the alderınen of that borongh. deliverance cccurred. All the ringers es

Died.] Ac Carleton Hall, near Richmond, caped exept one, who was caught in the H. L. Fulleine, est. youngest son of the laie ruins, and yet was extricaled alive by his bro. Henry P. esq. 37.

• thren. The alarm it is said wis tirst giren At Newbywisk, near Th'rsk, Mr. Moor, to the ringers, hy a stone iolling upon che $0.

fifth bell, which preventeel is swing; the At Kilton, near Gainsborough, Mrs. Mary men ran out; and a momert did not elavse Farndale, 98.

before the bells, beans, &c. fell to the boiAt Wakefield, the Rev. Richard Munk tom of the tower, and their escape world have house, D.D. vicar of that place.--Mrs. Catha been impossible had not the beltry been upon zine Sampson, Ms. Sillit, 60.

the ground flour. The Rev. R. Roughedye, At York, the Rev. Andrelv Plunket, a the recour, oues bis salcity in the circuore man equally distinguished by his extraordinary stance of his entering the church at an envirtues and extensive earning.--Mrs.Clover, accomed door. The Rev.L. Puxhe', the 3). – Mrs. Sturdy, wile or dir Wilia:n S. utliciacing minister, was prevented from enter. Sen. 5. E. Yeoman, keeper of the house of ing by the children of the school who nere Currection, 21.

prissing ferwurd. ilie teacher, who Ai Hall, Mr. James Hopwood, 58. killet, hu just separated the children to ai. AC Husby, Mr. John lievercy, 06.

for him page, when a perso11 excluintet, At Brioi.gton Quay, ivars Dales, 90., "For God's sake come la ti!"-re stesse Ai R9Warp, red whitby, Thomas Holi, back, and beheld the nile suking,' poetic

whole icil in. We sind reia e alther in. As fortury, Viis, Taylor, wide of the Rev. Stance a1150i mir iclvus.

e per un mirad Joha 1, 71.

Martin was seated in his pewithesi cunosting Al Sheueld, Hr. Alexander Crome, son of scais were carties in piedib, and iwaped wiih

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NOTTINGHAMSHIRE. seven bodies have been taken from the ruins, Married ] At Lenton, Quarter.master and twenty two were either killed or have Maples, of cbe %d battalion 15th. regiment, sincee xpired; this number, if we consider the to Niss Millicent Lacey. peril, may be called comparatively small, but Died.] At Newark, Mrs. Lacy, 96.-Mrs. in the eye of humanity, awfully grezt.

Peart. Married.] At Preston, James Pedder, esq. At Long Eston, Thomas Hopkins, esq. foro of Greenbank, to Miss Peader, daughter of merly a surgeon in the army, 78. He was

celebrated for his breed of game cocks, which At Manchester, Mr. Richard Dilworth, of on most occasions proved the first in the the Post-office, to Miss Muncaster, of Salford. kingdom. -Mr. S. Lapage, jun. of Leeds, to Eliza, el At Gamston, the Rev. Edward Mason, dest daughter of Thomas Caister, esq. of Cate. Rector of Heapham and Beesby, in Lincoln terick House

siire At Liverpool, Captain Hinkley, of the At Bledworth, Wm. Collinson, gent. 66. schooner Providence, to Miss Probert.-Cap At Mansfield, Mr. George Simes, 76. tain Charles Swan, of the ship Kue, of this Ac Worksop, Mrs. Geli. port, to Mrs. Lonsdale, Cumberland Tavern, At Wilord, Mr. George Dickinson, 86. Old Dock.

Ms. Wm. Hazard, 6). At Warrington, Robert Pennington, esq. At Ruddington, Mr. Breedon, deservedly to Miss Fawtet, both of Kendal,

celebrated among the first agriculturists of Dicd.] A1 Old Hall, near Manchester, the kingdom for his knowledge and judgment William Douglas, esq. 61

in breeding sheep, 63. At Lancaster, Mrs Buwes, wife of Thomas st Nottingham, Mrs. Curtis, 63.-Mrs. B. esq. 21.–Mrs. Holt, wile of Mr. James James, 38; and a few days before, her daughH. bookseller.-Mrs. Taylor, 81.

ter Mary, 6. At Poulton Hall, scar Lancaster, Mrs. At Crossley Hall, Mrs. Rose, wife of John Eidsforth, wife of A. E. esq. 31.

Capel Riesu. At Newton, near Warrington, Edward Ai At Wallingwe!ls, Sarah, Frances, and kers, esq. a gentleman long known on the Lydia, tliree of the daughters of Sir Thomas turf.

Woollaston White, bart. At Hale, Alice Barnes, 101.

At Farnsfield, Mr. W: Smith, 86; and a At Blackbrook, the Rev. John Orrell, ca few days previous, his wife, Peggy, 76.

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At Warrington, Mrs. Newton.

The Tolls on the Witham road, between At Manchester, Mr. James Hand.-Mrs. Lincoln and Boston, which 20 years ago Wogden.--Mis. Kearsley, reiict of Mr. K. were taken for 3001. have lately been let for solicitor, -Mis. Randle.

30001, At Liverpool, William Potts, esq. of Pe About five years ago a benevolent instiin. tersburyh, Virginia.—Caleb Fletcher, csę. tion was established at Lincoln, for the two51.- Viss Thompson, 19. --Mr. Richard Par. 'foid purpose of assisting poor married lyingkirsson.--Mrs Catharine Santley, 94.-Alr. in women, and of educacing poor girls in G. Clough, whc for many years engaged per. such a way as may be the means of their

formers tor, and took care of, the Music Hall becoming useful members of the community. in this town, 59,--Mrs. Dawson, 60.-Mr. From an account lately published, it appears John Hornoy.

that, by lending for the month twelve sets At Prescot, Mr. James Scarfsbrick, post or bundles of necessary linen (which cost master, 56.

about thirty pounds) aided by about 18). a

jear given in money, above sixty poor woMarried) Ac Prestbury, Thomas Tipping, men annaaliy are very considerably relieved. esq. of Fulshaw Hall, to Anna, eldest daugh- The other and more inportant object of ter of Robert Hibbert, esg. of Birtles. this charity, the education of poor girls,

At Chester, William Jones, esq. of Lon. is so conducted as to produce more good don, to Miss Maria Wynne, of Waverton. cttect than charity schools generally do;

Died.] At Chester, Gabriel Smith, esq. and at a very moderate expense: eighty alderman of that city, 83.- Mrs. Roberts. children are taught to sew, knit, and read,

At Congleton, the fiev. J. Wilson, vicar - and also receive moral and religions inof Biddulph, and head-master of the free- struction, for about forty guincas 1-year. grammar school, Congleton.

The ladies, managers of chis charity, proMt Nantwich, Mr. Spencer, 100.

vide cloch, &c. which they cut out for the Ac Stockport, Samuel Lees, esq.

instruction and employment of the children ;

and at the Repository Shop the various gar. Dicd ) At Dalours, Joseph Green, esq. ments they make are sold, for the benefit of

At Buxton, Mr. Goodwin, of St. Ann's the institution. Hotel, 54.

Married.] A! Eoston, Mr. John Elsey; At Ednaston, Mr. Robert Morley, schoulmasser, to Mrs. Meadows.


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