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have agreed to the reduction of their annui- street, to Miss Julia Pemberton, of Gough ties one half on the rebuilding of the chea- House, Chelsea, tre, and have also come to the resolution of Robert Metcalf, esq. to Jane, youngest making a deposit of 10,000. in addition to daughter of Samuel Wharton, esq. of Scarbon the insurance money, in order to set the rough. work in motion. It is said, that the pro- Stephen Oliver, esq. of Keisby, Lincolne prietors, with the cor currence of the isustees shire, to Miss Roberts, of Leatherhead, Surry. ana new renters, have resolved, that the new At Cripplegate church, Mr. James Gooltheatr shall not be built upon too large a den, to Miss Jentreys, only daughter of the scale; but that the size shall be hecween chat late Zachary J. esq. of Kingsdown House, of the old theatre, and that which was built Wilts. by Mr. Holland. It is in fact intended, that At Lambeth, E. Briggs. esq. to Miss Sarah it shall hold 10 more than 5001, and conse- Stow, of Ripley, Surry, quently the expense of conduting it, as well At Newington Buits, Mr, Theakston, of as the ere iio.', will be proportionally light. Christ church, solicitor, to Miss Holdsworth,

On the 1st of January, about eleven only dougheer of Thomas H. esq. of Wale o'clock at night, a dread:u! fire broke out in worth.--Olinthus Gilbert Gregory, L.L. D. the premiioes of Mr. Pocock, a coal aid tim. of the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, ber merciulli, it. Wnieriais Whari, between to Miss Beddome, eldest daughter of BranBlackfriars-bige anú the Temple. Those don t'eduome, esq. of walworth. extensive premisas were soon completely At Chiswick, Lord Granville Leveson in flames, and co..tinues furning until the Gower, brotiver o the Marquis of Stafford, whole of their valuable contents, consisting to Lady Harriet Cavendish, daughter of the of immense piles of coals and timber, were Duke of Devonshire. entirely consumed. The ext: nsive range of At St. George's, Hanover-square, Charles stab.ing, belonging to Mr. Pocock, and seve. Sherriff, esq. to Mary Ann, caugliter of Mr. sal vaiuable horses also, shared the same fate. William Brown, of Green-street, GrosvenorThe greatest apprehensions were entertained square. - Thomas Darly Coventry, esq. to for the houses which surround the timber. Miss Esten, of Half-moon-street. yard, but they escaped destruction, though not At St. Andrew's, Holborn, Flenry H. Aysha without considerable damage. The great heat ford, esq. to Miss Carr, of Thavies' Inn. which this immense body of fire threw out, At St. John's, Clerkenweil, Charles Tho. preverited the engines from approaching near mas Macklin, esq. of Huntingford, Herts, to enough to produce any effect. Some appre- Charlotte Susanna,eldest daughter of Mr.Joha hensions were entertained for the Grand Junc- Moore, of St. John's-square. tion Canal Store-house, and, even in the in. At Hackney, Mr. William Keminish, ner Teniple several engines were brought printer, of the Borough, to Miss Rhodes, of down to the bottım o King's Drich Walk, Shacklewe'l bodye. under theirea that the fire night possibly William Payne Georges, esq. of Foley extend to that quater. The fire consumed Place, to Julia Ann, daughter of the late near 30,0001. worth of timber, 7000l. of Captain Tupper. which had been landed but a few days before, At Stepney, Mr. T. H. Bennett, of Wat. and was not insured. Of eighteen horses, ling-street, to Charlotte, daughter of Wm. only seven were saved.

Tyler, esq. of Mile-end. A large eiegant building has iately been At Greenwich, Joseph Pitt, esq. of Pige completed near the west gate of the Tower, mouth, to Miss Eliza Ann Symons, of New. for excise-cfficers, for the delter accommodation of the inercantile interesi, as being con- Rev. John Hooper, M.A. to Sophia, setiguous to the Custom house.

cond daughter of the Rev. Robert Simpson, Mint, to the east of the Tower, is nearly M. A. of the College, Hoxton. completed; from which a grand opening is

DIED. to be made, to atford a view of Trinity- In the City Road, wisere she was on a visit, square.

Mrs. Gaies, wite of Mr. John G. of Great MARRIED.

Queen Street, Lincoln's inn-fields. She has At Mary.le bone, John Goodford, esq. Toit four young children to deplore her loss. of Yeovil, Somerset, to Charlocce, fourth 1. Gower street, Mrs. Wombwell, widow daughter of the late Sir Montague Cholme. of John W. esq. ley,

bart.-Joseph Minet, esq. 10 Eli- . Ac Claphasa, Miss Bacon, eldest daughter zabeth, second daughter of the late John of the late Jonn

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Hannam. esq. of Bromston House, Isle of Bank of England, 40.
Thanet, to Charlotte Louisa, youngest daugh- Ar Maryland Point, Stratford, Mrs. Supbia
ter of ihe late John Bristow, esq. of Cal. Gorge, wife of Mr. Edward G. of the Bank of
cutta.-W. J. Eldridge, esq. captain in the England.
Hon. East India Company's service, to Miss Giorge Swiffield, esg 87,' Iate cashier
Tadman, eldest daughter of the lace Lance of the Victwailing department of the Navy
Tadman, esq. of New House, in Northfleet. Office, the duties of which situation lie most
Robert Smytlig esq. of Upper Gui!forde saljully performed more than 60 years.

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[Feb. I, In Stanlose-street, l'iceAdmiral Dacres. Mary Brundenell, sister of the late Duke of At Stanmore, Richard Corbet, esg.

Montague. She has left issue, Viscount StopMys, Young, relict of William Y. esq. 6f ford, Coinptroller of the King's Household, Chancery-lane.

and three other sons. In Hill street, Berkeley-sqnare, Sir Henry Mr. Levi, a diamond and pearl merchant, Strachey, master of the King's Household..

of laydon-square. He threw himself from In Abingdon street, Mrs. Asbley, relict of the top of the Monument, and was dashed io she late, wvid mother of the present, manager pieces. It appears criat he went to the person of the oratorios,

who has the charge of the Monument, and Alrs. Barloru, reliet of Francis B. esq. of said he expected to incet three ladies there; the Crown Office, 79.

after waiting some time, he paid his money, lo Mansion House-street, Henry Jones, and said he wouid go up, and requested he

would send the ladies to loim. esc.

In a few miin Upper Charlotte-street, Fitzroy-square, nutes the keeper ourd he had thrown himBlrs. W sincuright, 74.

self from the top.

Mr. Levi had been on In Montague-street, Russell-square, W'n. 'Change about eleven o'clock, perfectly well, Neris, esq.

and had made appointments with several in Lombardstreet, John Recves, esq. gentlemen to meet them in the afternoon. He banker.

walked såveral times round the outside of the. In Charles-street, Spitalfields, John Now- iron railing before he sprang off, and infalling, mun, esq.

the body turned over and over before it reached In Charterhouse-square, Mrs Bridges. the ground. When near the bottom, it came

In Duke-street, Grosvenor square, Caven in contact with one of the griffins which orDelane, esq.

nament the lower part of the building. He At Ealing Barrs, Charles Roberts, esq. 20. alighted at last on his head, in MonumentAt Walthamstow, yoba Ailen, esq. 69. yard, and expired without a groan.

А солIn St. Paul's Church-yard, Mrs. Baker, wife vulsive motion of the shoulders was all the of John B. esq;

appearance of life the body exhibited, when Ac Lambeth, Mrs. Northcote, relict of approached immediately after the fall. His Henry N. esq.

head was terribly shattered, and the brain In Newman-street, 7. D. Englebeart, esq. protruded at different parts. The face was

In Bell's Buildings, Salisbury-square, John so much disfigu.ed, that he was with difficulty Barton, esq. jon, solicitur, 38.

recognised. The immediate cause of the act To John-street, Bedford-row, in his 68th is supposed to have been a failure in a comyear, Narbaviel Newmbam, esq. Alderman of mercial speculation. His age was about 45, the city of London, and Colonel of the West and his character very respectable. London Militia. His abiliti-s, integrity, and Mrs. Catharine Arnold, of the Commercial manly firmness of character, early brought Rosd, relict of Mr. William A. late of St. him into public life, and raised him to situa. George's the East. She was exemplary as tions of the highest trust and dignity in the a wilc, widow, and friend; and remarkable city. In 1774, he was chosen alderman of for strength of mind, power of memory, and the Vintry Ward ; in 1776 he served the of. acuteness in discrimina ing characters. fice of Sheriff ; in 1780, he was returned one At the house of Messrs. M'Andrews of the members for the city; in 1733, he and Co. in Thame - street, Mr. Williams was chosen Lord Mayor ; in 1781, he was Shirley, of Crosby. row, Walworth. Mr. again returned ior the city of London; and Shirley left home in the morning in his in the next Parliament he sat for Ludgershal, usual state of health : Waving business to in Wiltshire. tie atterwards withdrew en- transact at the house of Messrs. M'Andrews tirely from parliamentary business, and di. and Co. he was there seized with a violent vidad his attention between his regiment and complaint in the stoniach, and had scarcely the extensive concerns of his banking house. reached the dining room when he suddenly He was likewise president of 66. Thomas's expiret. It is aut possible, in the small Hospital, and at the time of his death was space allotted to this notice, to do justice la serving, for the second tinie, as master to the excellent character of the individual the Mercers' Company. How greatly he was whose death it records. His memory will be gespected in his public. capacity) the above perpetuated in the hearts of his reiatives and facts of themselves declare; in every relation friends. Integrity of mind, and amiableness of domestic life he was endeared by his sweet. of manners, were never more strikingly disness of disposition, his generosity, his bene- played than in the life of Mr. Shirley. volence, and the warmth and stealiness of In Wells-street, Oxford-street, Tiberius his attachinents. Few men ever lived more Cavallo, esq. F.R.S. This gentleman was the beloved, or died mo'c regretted.

son of an eminent physician of Naples, where At Ham Common, Mary, Countess of he was born in the year 1719. His origiual Courtown, wife to the Earl ui Courtown, and destination was to be initiated at London inca daughter and co-heiress af Richard Powys, a mercantile profession; and lie came to Engesg. of Histlesham Hall, in Suffolk, by Lady Jand with that view in the year 1771. But

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the study of nature displaying superior at. Medical Lloctricity, was to announce the traccions, he was seduced from tbe accompto improvemenis the lately made in the ada ing-house, to embrace the leisure of a philo- ministration of this new and singular media sophical re'feat; and acquired a well merited cine. The i reatise on air is a very userul reputation as a digiste: and elucidasor or phi- performance, especially when considered in losophical discoveries In chi year 1779, he seierence to the state of this interesting was admitted a member of the Neapolitan branch of phiiosipy at the time of its pubAcademy of Sciences, as well as of he Royal lication. The great number and variety, as Society oi London. The public tions of Mr. well as the impor'ance, of the discoveries Cavallo have been as follows:- A Complete then sately made by Dr. Priestley, and other Treatise of Electriity in Theory and Praction philoso hers here and on the Continent, upun with Original Experiores; one v lume, thus subject, and in various other branches of octavo, 1777, (naged to three volunes iis rex paniriental philosophy connected with is, 1795.)--A2 Essay on the Theory and Prac. rentered a concion of the inose important tice of Medei Eie Gicity; ole volume,

facts and observations, methodically arranged Octavo, 1760).- A Treatise on the Nature un'er aistinct heads, peculiariy usul to those and Properties of Air, and other Permanently willing to cultivate this extensive and interElucia Fluids, (with an Introducti n to Chem eeting part of experimental knowledge. A mistry;) one volume, quarto, 1701-The relat sirailar, but smaller compilation, History and Practise of crta.ion; one

has been before executed by the ingenious auvolumé, octavo, 1785,- Mineralogical Talies; thor of the Treatise on Cases; as likewise by folio, (acconspanied with an octavo explana. M. Macquer, in rhe last edition of his Dictin fory pamplet,) 1785.- A Treatise on 19. onary of Chemistry; but Mr. Civailo pernetisti, in Theory and Practice, with Original forme: the task in a mucha znore comprehelia Experiments; one volume, octavo, 1787. sive and particular manner, his object having

- Description and Use of the Telescopical beer n instruct the possessed of lietle or no Motber-of-Pearl Micrometer, invent:d by previous knowledge of the subject. The juT. C. a pamphlet, octavo, 1793 -An Essay dicious and entertaining volume on

Acroon the Medicinal Properties of Fac'itious station is divided into cwo parts; one cose Airs, with an Appendix on the Nature of tuining the history, and the other the praco Blood; one volume, oclavo, 1798.-- For the tice, of the art. The list experinients va progress and diffusion of science, we are in- this subject appear to have been made by Mr. debied not more to the happy efforts of ori. Cavallo himself, early in the year 1782; and ginal genius, toan to the judicious industry an account of them was read to the Royal of those authors, who from time to time, Society on the 20th of june, in that year. employ their talents in digesting and eluci. They were not indeed successiui, because dating successive discoveries. The distin. they were made on too small a scale ; and it guished rank which air. Cavallo held in this is well known that the Montgolfiers succeeded useful cl ss of pb. ocophic labourers, is sutii in France, by happily making the trial in ciently known. His triacises on popular and Targe, on a principie by them misunderstcas. interesting branches of physics, may ve justly Ilis publication, however, laid the public esteemed the besi elementury works wbich under considerabl. obiigations to Mr. Cavallo, are extant in our language. They possess as no one in this

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усе written scievery requisite of such performantes, perspi- entifically upon this new and philosophic cuity of style, proper selection of materials, In the mineralogical tables i he exceland clear arrangement. The merit of Mr. lent system, sketchcú by Cron:tedt, correcued Cavallo is not, however, the merit of a merely and improved by Lerginan, and further enjudicious c-mpiler. He never aspires indeed larged by Kirwan, is disposed in two very tu form new and comprehensive views ; yet wetul labies, cact filling one side of a large he generally improves, in some degree, the sbeer. One of them contains the four classes, stock of valuable facts, by his own occasional ot minerals, livided into orders and genera, experiments. More than thirty years have with the princiju! preperuis of each: the elapsed since the Treatise of Electriciiy was oiher, all the pricular species and varieties, first presented to the pussic. During the in rannides the respective divisions; those tervalit has passed through repeated impreso which are componendid on two or more ingre. sions, and the recent discoveries in electri: dients, be'ng pisced in that class or order to city affordiaz large additions or curious and which their prin palangredient belongs. useful waiter, the work was sucessively The treatise on netism exishics a cuina augmented from one volume to thice. It is pienensive Vicw of our knowledge on that Unquestionably the seatest, the clearest, ard subject. The ingenious author has collected the most sensiblc, elementary tr.alise to be fron torner wii'ers wburevir was useful or tound on this popular science; and it is ex- curiousand aduid many new observations. cellently atlaptea to furnis'the mind with He has disposed the varmus p?oculais in tirse brilliaet images and tacts, which prue that orier, which naturally icau the reader yoke inquisitive genius to closer and more trun the simplest to the most intricate part protound researches. The principal intention oi the subjici, by the paths 44.1: on aru plainof the Essay on che Theory and Practice of. est and shiusiest. It is out quite forty years

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Deaths in and near London. [Feb. Is since the artificial aërial Aluids began to be a young officer, whose arm she appears t administered as remedies to the human hody. have seized casually in the street, ti a notoThe uncertainty, and the errors of the early rious brachel. In ih se circumstances,' Mr. applications, rendered the progress of the Jones proceed d with remarkable tenderness practice slow and doubtfui ; nor has the expe. bur, upon 'axing his wife with her infil.licy, rience, or the success, of recent and more she wide no jersification; acknowledged it numerous practitiorers, been sufficient to without reserve or hesitation; protested her determine the precise po ver of tie zërial insuperable hatred and contempt of ben busfluids, or to dissipate the doubts which are baut; slighted his p:offered conditioral roro 'still entertained concerning their use. giveness; cloped rom his fouse, and immedesire of 'extricating the subject from the diately uent upon the w'. Her prostiius conflicts of contrary opinions established pre. tion was uncisguised and promiscuous; she judices, and optosite interesta, induced Mr. became, with respect to personal virtue, Cavallo to his last publication; and his pria. wholly abandones; andite consequence was, cipal aim in its compilation has been, to that she was começelied, very la: -ly, to take exhibit a concise view ci ascert ined facts, refuge in a hospral-the asylum of criminal to separate them from suppositions and hy- disease, and indiget indiscretion. t'pon potheses, and to point out the ways of inves being restored to health, she disdained alt

tigating the farther uses of facticious airs. invitation to repentiince, which the kindness Mr. Cavallo was also the author of several of her friends inducest them to make. She papers, publishad a different times in the again bruke out into ber protigate courses ; Philosophical Transactions of the Royal So- and it is to be feared, that murtification and ciety of London.

violence of passion, concurring with intem. In St. Martin's-street, Leicester-fields, perance, upon a mind wholly vacant and unMrs. Jones, but who had for some time resu - impressed with moral and religious principles, med her maiden-name of Miss Paris. She induced her to shorten her course, and ter was the daughter of Monsieur Paris, a French minate her career of profiigacy by poison. emigrant of rank, who, together with his It is, however, but charitable to conclude wife and child, was protected by the benevo. that her mind was disordered. Her person lence and liberaliry of Mr. Pearce, member was extremely beautiful, her age seventeen; for Northallerton, Her father has been dead her figure light and delicate, and her manners sunie years: her mother died lately. Miss Paris truly prepossessing. Shesung, and understood Was priced y this gentleman in a respectable music well, and possessed many of the cusschool, ntar Brunswick square, and one oven. tomary arcomplishments of feniales; but of ing at the fouridling Hospital formed an ac. real solid education, of mental improvement, quaintance with a gentleman of the name of of morai and Christian knowledge, she had Jones, a very respectable young man, serving not the fairtest vestige-never was Savage in in the navy. Having found out his lodgings, this respect more unenii, tened. This statewithout invitation on his part, she eloped to ment is made, from personal knowledge, in him in the dead of night. He received her, justice to those who survive 'her. Wich re. but respecting her situation, and with a ten. spect to her death, the circumstances are derness wbich is creditable to him, restored truly dreadful.. She had prepared three her to her governess. Shorily afterwards'le phials of opium, two of which she swallowed ; visited in the family, made proposals of mar- and she is said to have died with a spirit of siage; was accepted by Ms. Pearce, and, in dreadful-we should almost say, diabolical his presence, and by his consent as her guar. perverseness; for no persuasion nor force dian, he was married to Miss Paris. Some could make lıer, when seized with the nausea trifling settlement, not exceeding sixty pounds of the poison, to take any antidote to the per annum, was made by Mr. Pearce upon draugh's. She would not suffer the medical this young lady, and we believe that Mr. men to approach her; and thougb after stư. Jones received scarcely any pecuniary advan.' pefaction came on, they administered every iage by the marriage. He was in the navy, known medicine, they all failed of effect. and the son of a wealthy and respectable From the concurrent testimony of several tradesman, we believe an army clothier. He wirnesses, at the coroner's inquest, held to took his wife to tis father's house, who re- - inquire into the circumstances of her death, ceived her with parental attention, and of - the jury, withour hesitation, returned a ver. fered to contribute everything to her bap- dict or insanity. piness. But such was the perverseness and Iu Great Russell-street, Cloomsbury, Capunhaypy intiscretion of this young woman, tain Daald Stewart, of the Lord Nelson that she soon quarreiled with her husband's' Harwich packet. family, and obliged him to remove,her to In Cleveland-row, Westminster, after a ludgings, either in Camden Town, or Edge- long illness, the Riv. C. De Guiffardiere, ware road. They lived here about a month, rector of Newington Buits, Middlesex, and when, having reason to be dissatisfied with of Great Berkhamstead, Herts, one of the her extravagance and conduct, he procured French preachers at the chapel at St. James's, her to be watched, one evening, out of the and a probendary in the Cathedral Church of house, and she was traced, in company with Sarum, 69.

PROVINCIAL

PROVINCIAL OCCURRENCES,

WITH ALL THE MARRIAGES AND DEATHS; Arranged geographically, or in the Order of the Counties, from North to South.

Communications for this Department of the Monthly Magazine, properly authenticated, and sent free of Postage, are alwuys thankfully received. Those are more particulurly acceptable which describe the Progress of Local Improvements of uny Kind, or which contain Biographical Anecdotes or Facts relative to eminent or remarkable Characters recently deceased.

NORTHUMBERLAND AND DURHAM. tion of twenty girls, in succession for ever, MARRIED.] At Newcastle, Mr. Thomas in all the necessary and useful branches of

Chapman, of the Ordnance Office, female education, whose parents (sober aud Tynemouth, to Miss Jessy Martineau industrious labourers) belong to the united James Dixon, esq. lieutenant in the third parishes of Millom and Thwaits. West York militia, to Miss Dale, late of About a year ago, a few individuals in Doncaster.

Kendal established a society, under the name At Stamfordham, Mr. Riddal Dodd, of of the Kendal Female Society, for visiting Kiiling worth White House, to Miss Eliz. and relieving the sick poor; and by the report Charlton, of East Matfen.

of the committee, just published, it appears At Lamberton Toll-bar, Mr. Alexander that the society has distributed, in provisions Moor, of Berwick, to Miss Laing

and clothes, to 145 persons, the value of 671. The Rev. Mr. Hayton, curate of Sunder- 5s. 644. exclusive of three casks of wine, land, to Miss Eliz. Mason.

which cost 61, 13. 6d. and that the general Dicd.] At Durham, Mr. Matthew Young, supply of clothing in use, and resumable, 49.

consists of blankets, sheets, bolsters, shirts, At Berwick, Mrs. Nicholson, 39.-Ro. Aannel bed-gowns, &c. deric M Kullock, an out pensioner of Chel. The number of christenings, marriages, and sea Hospital, 80.

deaths, during the year 1809, in the two pa. at Wedderburne House, Berwick, Gene- rishes in Carlisle, independent of christral Home, of Wedderburne, 85.

enings at the several dissenting places of pubAc Holy Island, Mrs. Lewins, 83.

lic worship, is as follows : At Langley Ford, Mr. King, 80.

ST. MARY'S. ST. CUTHBERT'S. At Birtley, Mrs. Oliver.

Christenings. 238 | Christenings.. 176 Ac Sunderland, Mrs. Wilkinson, 67,-- Marriages.. 55 | Marriages.ir.r36 Mus. Nicholson.-Mrs. Dickinson, of the Deaths........ 207 Deaths..

........ 161 Crown inn, 46.

Total-414 christenings, 91 marriages, Al Bolam, Robert Horsley, esq.

368 deaths : being an excess of 46 births Ac Kirkharle, Sir William Loraine, Bart. above the deaths, in the year 1809. And, 60.

since 1808, an increase of 68 births, a deAt Ellord, Mary, relict of Mr. Edward crease in the marriages of 44 ; and an increase Prior, of Killing worth, 85.

in burials of 53. At N-wcastle, Mrs. Hood. Isabella, wife The scliool established in Carlisle on the of Mr. George Montgomery.-Miss Croston, plan of Dr. Beli and Mr. Lancaster, opens a 62.-Miss Jane Paxton.- Mr. William An- prospect of the most exte sive utility. "Lord gas.-Mr. Samuel Arthur, 79.

Lonsdale, some time ago, very liberally granted At Nunland's House, near Berwick, Mrs.

for the use of the school, a part of mis pre. Wood, relict of James W. esq surgeon, and

mises in Fisher-street, where the committee mother of Dr. W. of Newcastle, 79.

have visited, and expressed themselves highly At Dukesfield, near Hexham, Mr. West- graciñed with the rapid prograss made by the garth, agent to T. R. Beaumont, esq.

children. As; however, the institution was At Morpetli

, Mrs. Midford, wife of George in some respect rather deficient as to plan, a M. esq. 06

master of abilities has been en aged, and Mr. At Bishopwearmouth, Mr. Robert Smart, Curwen, who may justly be denominated the 62.--Mrs. Ness. Mrs. Marshall.Mr. Wil. father of the establishment, das, with greas liam Cox-n, 84.

liberality, sent the master of his own school CUMBEKLAND AND WESTMORELAND.

from Workington, to put it upon a still more On the 4ch of December, a school was respectable tooting. It must give the phiopened at Rally-green, in the county of Cum. län:hropic mind the sir.cerest pleasure to ob. berland, solely instituced and supported by serve, that in every place the spirit of illibee the Rev. Mr. Myers, ui Shipley-hall, rector rality which would deny the great bulk of the

Edenham, in Lincolnshire, for the instruc. people the blessings of education, is nearly, MONTKAY MAG. No. 195.

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