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cover their breath before the combat from theeves; for in this countrey it is is renewed. Whenever that takes marvell to see either sheepe or beastes. place, I will be as alert upon my de- I would have you send Alexander Dixfence, as he can possibly be on his at son to my brother Carnaby and Mr. tack.

Saunderson with thes letters ; and if A new subject of contention he bas Alexander cannot goe, send some other started, on the preparation for Mr.

whom you thinke most fitt. Tell RoPitt's Monument; but with that I

bert Wilkinson, of Espersheales, that I have no concern. The defence of the their worke for their meate, upon con

am pleased hee take some oxen to doe person I have hitherto defended does

dic'on bee can keepe them from the not demand my interference. He is

theeves. I have sent two cakes for Frana, there acting under the direction of cis and Maudlen; and I have sent you. the Architect, the Statuary, and the garden seedes, which I would have sowne Committee for superintending public as soon as you can ; but be sure you çomonuments; he is not the account. ver them with some birch or firr, for able person. But what a glorious op- feare of the turkyes and bennes. Your portunity for the extension of John's wife and children are well, and I think hostility universal is here opened ! will not be fearefull as long as wee are Three parties all at once;

and all com

bere; and therefore you need take noe

care for them as yett; but how soone wee petent to engage the valourous Knight of the Red Cross. He has thrown shall be distressed, God knowes. That is down the gauntlet to two parties in all I can say for the present. his last proclamation ; here are three

ELIZABETH FORSTER.” more; and if he is not contented with

From Sir Claudius Forster, “ to his these, he may challenge the whole body of Commons of the United King

Chaplain Mr. CUTHBERT MARLEY, at dum, who passed the vote for the

Baumburgh. erection of The monument. The Ser

“Mr. MARLEY; In my absence be carea jeant at Arms will keep the field, and

full thatt all things be right ordered and take care that Sir John shall not in

kept. As for your arreares for your

wages, dewe at Newe-yeare's day last, befringe the Laws of Chivalry. AN OLD CORRESPONDENT.

ing seaventeen poundes, w’h makes just 401. being all that is dewe untoe you un..

till Midsom'er next ; I praye you not to Mr. URRAN,

April 23.

fail, but to goe over unto Balmbrough, THE following. Letters are copied shire to this bearer, for the spedy and

more redy dispatch of him for comeinge lately into my hands. Lady Forster upp with ye rentes; and for provision, was wife to Sir Claudius Forster, of there is both malt and wheat bred; beBamburgh, co. Northumberland, and side mutton at ....isington, and other daughter of Sir William Fenwick, petty tithes, that will save you from Knight. The first letter has no date, starveing of hunger. I am in haste, and but was written evidently during the

soe must rest, sayeing this much, that Civil Wars.

R. S.

if any doe wrong my tenants in my ab

sence, they sbal feare me when I doe re“JOHN APPLEBY ; Itt is impossible for turne, if my Maister get the better; and mee to give you direccions touching meanwhill let my tenants appeale to S'r everything; for ye times are so change. Raiph Delavall, or S'r Raiph"Gray, who able and daungerous as none can tell

are the two I most presume of in Northwhat to doe for the best. Therefore I

umberland; and I know that com'only com'itt all my occasions to your dis

a man's absence gives way to a man's crec'on, to doe the best you can, as you subtill adversary; and thus I rest your see cause; and wherein I can give you


CLAUDIUS FORSTER, direccions, you shall know my mind. And first I thinke it very necessary that

From Tuxford, this first of June." you get what corne you can from Sty Together with the above are the ford; for asseure yourselfe that corne two following will be more precious than gould, if you can but gett itt and keepe itt; but thatt To all Captains and them whom it wee must referre to God, yett lett us doe that which is most probably the best. London.These are to require you to As for my goods, I cannot tell what to permit and suffer Mr. Edward Hinks and say, for in this countrey all is taken and Mrs. Frances Pickett to pass your Courts in takeing. I hope you will escape as of Guard, with one horse, into York, long as any, if you could but keepe them shire, to my Lord Fairefax his army,


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without anie interruption. This 21st of soe setle our present distracc'ons at sea, May, 1644.

as may putt mee into a capacity of maBy warrant of ye Lord Maior, nifesting my respect towards him, in

Jo. READINGE." testimony of that affecc'on thats borne Seal, three boars' heads couped, two vnto yo'selfe, by yo' assured freind

Tilbury Hope, 14


August, 1648. ron of Hilton and his Sonnes to pass

To my hono'd freind Sir Thomas with eighteen horse from Weimouth to

Jervoise, Knt. a Member of the Hartinpole in such sort as suites their

hono'ble House of Com'ons.quality, they having given their honors (Indorsed “ August 14, 1648. Earl of

Warwick to Sir T. Jervoise about to make no attempt on the Parliament souldjers; for w'h this shal be your good

turning Henry Jervoise out of his warrant. FRANCIS WRENN*.

ship."] Durham, 24th Aug. 1647."


Jan. 30. The following curious Documents

NE iugenious and learned antihave been kindly communicated to quary Mr. Weston has detected us, from the Originals, in the pos

two vulgar corruptions, which may session of G. P. JERVOISE, Esq.

amuse your Readers : M. P. of Herriard House, Hants.

“ It appears (says he), in the antient 1. “Wee whose names are here vn- Witham, (the first of which is dated

Ordinances respecting Swans in the river der mentioned doe ingage our sellues

1570,) called Swan-rolls, that the King's ynder the com’ande of Henry Jeruis, Swans were doubiy marked, and had Capt. of the ffellowshipp now vnder the what was called two nicks or notches. com'ande of the Right Honoble Robe The term, in process of time, not being Earlle of Warwick Lorde high Admrll of understood, a double animal was invento England, for to aduenture our liues vider the afforsaide com'anders ffor the Greeks, with the name of the Swan with

ed, unknown to the Egyptians and deffence of the Kinge, Parliment, and

two Necks ; but this is not the only luKingdome, and to ffech in and subdeue dicrous mistake that has arisen out of

by the grace of God) the reuolted shipps the subject, since Swan-upping, or the into the obedience of the Kinge and taking up of Swans, performed annually Parlimente. In witnes hereof we haue by Swan companies, with the Lord Mayor sett our hands this ffowertenth of Augs of London at their head, for the purposes 1648. Henry Jervoise, Capt.

of marking them, has been changed, by William Comley, Mate.

an unlucky cockney aspirate, into SwanAnthony Roworth, Mate.

hopping', which is not to the purpose, Robert Browne, Corp'rall.”

and perfectly unintelligible.” [Signed also by 44 others.]

A superb silver Warwick vase, of 2. “Sir, These tymes being full of jea- large dimensions and exquisite worklousye, and some informac'ons being manship, is about to be presented to exhibited to mee, and the Comissioners the venerable Doctor Jackson, late of Parlyamnt. concerning yo' sonne, I baue p'waded him to lay downe his per and distinguished body of the Irish

dean of Christ-church, by a numerous sent chardge in the ffellowshipp (wch I thincke much better then to bring noblemen and gentlemen, who have matters to a contest, and therby hazard been members of that Society since the subiecting of himselfe to the incon- the commencement of the present venience of a publicke complaint); and century. The vase rests upon a pehave thought fitt to accompany bim destal, which is decorated with cha. with this assurance, That as I shalbee racteristic national devices. On one ready vppon all occasions to serve you, side of it is a fac-simile of the antiept soe I shall not bee wanting in any office Irish Harp; on another, the followof ffreindshipp which I shalbee able ing inscription : hereafter to showe him. Hoping that

“Reverendo Viro CYR. JACKSON, S.T.P. the goodness of God to the Nation will.

Ædis Christi in Oxoniâ per Annos Vi* Francis Wrenn, of Henknowle, (of Æde profecti, D.D. D. Apud Memores

ginti et Sex Decano, Hiberni ex eadem the Binchester family,) bore a colonel's

stat Gratia." commission, and acted as a magistrate. under the Parliament, and under Crom

The third side of the pedestal bears well; but behaved with much greater the armorial coat of Dr. Jackson's mildness and moderation towards the family, and on the fourth is engraved Loyalists than most of his colleagues. a list of the donors. The wbole is



surmounted by a shamrock wreath, the very liberal part you have taken in and arranged with consummate taste coming to the aid of this Charity. Acand effect.

cording to your intention, the donation HERALDICUS OXONIENSIS.

of 1501. shall be added to the funded property of the Infirmary, and its an

nual interest only shall be applied to the Mr. URBAN,

May 1.

recurring necessities of our Institution. VIVE me leave

With every to propose an inscription for the Sta

Madam, your obedient servant, tue of Sir Joshua Reynolds, should it

W. W. ARNOLD, Chairman. be thought proper at any time to erect one to his memory. AMICUS ET POPULARIS.


Jan. 12. HIC . EST. QVEM · PETIS . IN

N the Magazine for September, “A

Constant Reader” asks some quesIOSVA. REYNOLDS . EQVES. EX. AGRO: DEVONIENSI . ORIVNDVS. tions respecting the effect of the paPICTOR , EGREGIVS.

tent granted to Sir John Clotworthy, ARTIS. SVAE . IVDEX . ET. LEGISLATOR. in 1660, of the dignity of Viscount

PRAECETORVM . MONITORVM . QVE. Massareene, &c. which he copies as

Admitting the patent to be as so set OB, COLORVM . CLARITATES. ET.COM forth, there cannot be any doubt but MISSVRAS.

that Lady Harriet Foster will, on her QVIBVS . ALTER . IN. ALTERVM .

father's death, be Viscountess MassaQVASI . TRANSIRE . VIDEATVR .

reene; and that, in the event of her FACILE, PRINCEPS.

eldest son leaving only a daughter, NOVA , EXQVIRENDO . QVAE'. REM . GRA

that daughter would inherit the hoPHICAM.

nours in preference to her father's AVGERENT . PROMOVERENT. QVE. NEC. DEFESSO. NEC. SATIATO.

youbger brother. But there is every

reason to doubt that there ever was PRIORIS. ILLI . DISCIPVLVS, FVIT. POSTERIOR.

any extension of the honours to the DONEC.

heirs general of Sir Joho Clotworthy, PICTYRAS. CARMINIBVS. ET . SIGNIS. DAE and if it rests merely upon Beatson's

authority, you may depend upon it

there never was. In all probability POST. SE . RELIQVERIT.

the Skeffington family are io possesET. SVMMO, ARTIS. SVAE. CACVMINI . FELI sion of the patent under which they CITER. SVCCESSERIT,

sat in the House of Lords after the HOC.SIGNVM.AMICI.ET. SODALES. POSVERE. death of the first Viscount; or, at ANNO . SALVTIS, MDCCCXIII.

least, of an autbenticated copy of it,

which will decide the question. Mr. URBAN,

May 2.

The great question in the Roxa The following communications burgh cause was, whether the entail have lately taken place between

made by Robert, the first Earl, of his Miss Lin wood and the Committee of the Leicester Infirmary.

honours and estates (for they went To the Governors of the Leicester

together) was to the heirs general

male of the family, in the event of Infirmary.

the extinction of the male line of the Gentlemen, Leicester, Feb. 1, 1813. I have had the pleasure of paying into

second Earl (which took place in the bands of the Treasurer of the Infir- 1805); or whether the daughters of mary, one hundred and fifty-five pounds, Henry Lord Ker, only son of Robert for the particular purpose of increasing the first Earl, took estates tail, succesthe funded property of that noble Instis sively to them and the heirs inale of tution; and that the annual interest their bodies. arising therefrom may be expended for The House of Peers decided in faits use.

I have the honour to be, Gen vour of the latter construction ; and tlemen, your obedient

the present Duke inberits as male reMARY LINWOOD. presentative of the third daughter,

the issue male of the two eldest being To Miss Linwood.

extinct. Yours, &c. C.C. Madam,

Feb. 2, 1813. The amount of the sums received from the Exhibition of your much-admired

Mr. URBAN, Bath, May 7.

OU are to and we embrace ihe earliest opportunity of acknowledging in this public manner, ing statement, the subject of which is


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Works has been paid to our Treasurer; Y in your magazine to the follow

one of considerable importance to the is at the East end of the Church, literary world, and particularly inte. and partly covers the great East resting to the feelings of those who window. With the exception of the may devote their time and talents to ivy-tree at Mr. Ponsonby's castle, the business of writing for the Stage. in the Green-Park, it is nearly as large

Early in the preceding year, a Ro- and handsome as can be seen; and mantic Drama, entitled “ Aladdin,” however much the Poet inay lainent and founded on a well-known story in its intruding upon the sanctity of the Arabian Tales, was presented to painted windows, I believe there are the Manager, and by him to the Pro but few admirers of Nature, or, to be prietor of Covent-Garden Theatre, in a little more confined, of Malvern whose possession it remained about Church-yard, that do not require the three weeks, and was then returned to traveller to give his tribute of praise the Author, with an assurance that the as he beholds it. Near the ivý tree is a piece, though it had great merit, was sun-dial, (exalted six or seven feet on dot considered fit for representation. a pole,) which has four faces fronting

A Romantic Melo-drama, under the North, South, East, and West; the same title of Aladdin, has been and appears to be one of the few rerecently produced at Covent-Garden maining companions of the painted Theatre, and been very favourably or stained glass. As far as a traveller received. The Writer of this has

can guess, they are both about four strong reasons for believing that the centuries old.

YECATS. latter has been extracted from the MS. originally refused : the numerous Mr. URBAN,

Coll. Oxford.

following is a correct incidents and situations, being the same of Commoners and Gentlemen Com. in each.

moners in every College and Hall in The truth of this affair shall be the University of Oxford, except investigated ; and should the suspi. Christ Church, extracted from the cion entertained prove correct, every Oxford Calendar for 1813, in which justifiable effort will be made by the all the Members names are given. friends of the injured party, to re

Yours, &c.

J. M.J. dress the very enlightened and re

Colls. and Halls. Commoners. Gent. Com. spectalile author of the first-men

1. Brazen-Nose 68

12 tioned performance. He is now in a

2. Exeter


21 distant country; and therefore this

3. Oriel


9 appeal is made to you, and through

4. Trinity


9 you to the Publick, by his and Mr.

5. University 38 Urban's well-wisher and obedieut ser 6. Wadham

37 vant, E. GREENSTREET.

7. Baliol

36 8. Magdalene Hall 35

4 Mr. URBAN, April 15. 9. Queen's


9 THE Church at GREAT MAL 10, Jesus VERN, which you, in conjunc. 11. Worcester 27

13 tion with every person who has

12. St. John's

25 seen it, seem to take an interest

13. Edmund Hall 20
14. Pembroke

13 in, is repaired ; and so inuch im.

15. Merton

9 proved beyond its late appearance,

16. St. Mary Hall 9

8 & 3 ihat it might almost be called “

17. Magdalen Coll.

8(rob. perly repaired *.” Both labour and

18. Corpus Christi

6 white-wash, however, are in the coun

19. Lincoln try by far too cheap, to suffer poor

20. Alban Hall

11 country churches to have even a chance of any other remedy for the


125 cure of their dislenipers ; and we are Independent Undergraduates - - 677 accordingly indulged with a most bountiful quantity of it in the parish because all their Members are depend

New College and All Souls are omitted church of Malvern. The-ivy, wbich

ent; Christ Church College, because I presume Dr. Booker lamented, the arrangement in the Calendar is too

* This Correspondent s Letter applies complex for the present plan; and Hertto our Nute in p. 201, but the View there fori and New Inn, because they bave no given, and the description of it by our societies. This view will shew in afterCorrespondent M. relate to “ LITTLE times “the rise und fall" of the ColMALVERN."-EDIT.

leges and Halls in Oxford.


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