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26. Charles Purton Cooper, esq. of Oct. 22. Robert Abercromby, jup. esq. Lincoln's Inn, barrister-at-law, to Frances, of Berkenbag and Faglen, M. P. to Eliza, eldest dau. of Richard Battye, esq. of only daughter of Samuel Douglas, esq. of Hampstead. Netherlaw.

30. T. W. Dyke, esq. of Upper George23. Mr. W. Morris, of Peasmarsh, co. street, Portman-square, and of Lincolo's Sussex, to Rebecca, youngest dau. of Thos. Inn, barrister-at-law, to Harriet Hayter, Pickford, esq. of Íslington.

only child of Mrs. Hill, of Foley-place. N. Higginbottom, esq. of Macclesfield, Lately.-John Robert Baker, esq. only to Hannah, eldest dau. of Edward Massay, son of the late Col. Baker, of the guards, esq. of Green Dale house, St. Andrew. to Henrietta Frances, eldest dau. of the

Nov. 5. James Day, esq. of Homerton, late G. B. Hartwell, esq. and niece to the to Sarah, only dau. of the late Counsellor Earl O'Neill. Gould.

Rev. G. Thackeray, D. D. Provost of At Edinburgh, Robert Shuttleworth, esq. King's-college, Cambridge, to Mary Anne, of Gawthorpe-hall, co. Lancaster, to Janet, eldest dau. of the late A. Cottio, esq. of eldest dau. of Sir John Majoribanks, of Cheverells, Herts. Lees, co. Berwick, bart. M. P.

Joseph Guason, esq. to Anne, eldest 7. James Jackson, esq. of the King's dau. of E. L. Irton, esq. _ of Irton-ball, Own Staffordshire militia, to Frances, dau. Cumberland. of S. Ward, esg. of Hampton-hill-bouse, Robert Shapland Carew, jun. esq. of near Bath.

Woodstown, co. Waterford, and of Castle9. C. F.C. Colman, esq. late capt. 32d boro', co. Wexford, M. P. to Jane Cathe. reg. (san of the Dramatist), to Theresa, rine, eldest dau. of the late A. Cliffe, esq: danghter of Capi. Adams, of Plymouth. of Abbey Braney and New Ross.

12. Thomas L. Fletcher, esq. of Maes. At Paris, at the Ambassador's Hotel, F. gwaylod-lodge, co. Flint, to Charlotte, Grey Cooper, esq. colonel of the 1st gre. youngest dau. of the late W. S. Towers, nadier guards, of Warlington, Suffolk, to esq. of Queen Anne-street.

Josepha Sophia, relict of Col. Wheat, of Capt. Ramsey, second son of the late Barton-house, Somerset. Sir Alexander Ramsey, bait. of Balmain, At Bourdeaux, Anthony Perrier, jun. to Jane, dau. of the late Patrick Cruick esq. of Cork, to Jaqueline, second dau. of shank, esq. of Stacathro.

W. Fenvell, esq. resident British Consul 13. Hon. T. Vanneck, of Walpole, third al that place. son of the late Lord Huntingfield, to Miss Dec. 3. E. W. Shuldham, esq. East Mary Appe Palmer, of Halesworth. India Company's military service, eldest

At Balliolough, co. Westmeath, Lieut. son of Arthur Shudham, esq. of Deer. col. Ererard, 34th reg. eldest son of T. park, to Harriet, youngest dau, of ibe late Everard, esq. of Randalstown, to Barbara, Thomas Rundell, esq. of Bath. second dau. of Sir Hugh Nugent, bart. 4. G. Wallis, M. D. of Bristol, to Eliza,

14. R. Bathurst, esq. son of the Bishop second daughter of James Oakes, esq. of of Norwich, to Miss J. Norris, dau. of Rev. Derby. R. Norris, rector of Tatterford, Norfolk. 5. John Amphlett, esq. juo. eldest son

Thomas Hudson, esq. of the Middle of J. Amphlett, esq. of Clent-house, co. Temple, barrister-at-law, to Aone, only Stafford, to Eliza, eldest dau. of R, Ben. child of the late J. Evans, esq. of Norwood. yon, esq. of Haughton-hall, Salop.

Rev. William Knight, M. A. rector of E. Penruddocke, esq. youngest son of St. Michael's, Bristol, to the eldest dau. of the late C. Penruddocke, esq. M. P. to John Haythorne, esq. Mayor of that City. Priscilla Sarah, third dau. of the late A. J.

17. At Hamburgh, Marquis de Bon. Skelton, esq. of Pancastle, Cumberland. nay, French Minister at Berlin, to the 9. At Howick Castle, Mr. Lambton, Countess O'Neill of Copenhagen.

to Lady Louisa Grey, dau. of Earl Grey. 19. Mr. C. W. Wheeler, second son of 11. Henry Earle, esq. of BernersMr. T. Wheeler, of St. Bartholomew's Hos street, third son of Sir James Earle, to pital, to Maria, eldest dau. of the late Miss W. S. Kempe, second dau. of the Rev. Dr. Perks.

late Wm. Kempe, esq. serjeant-at-law. 20. Geoige Spence, esq. of the Grove, 12. W.Kingdon, Esq. of Stockwell-place, Camberwell, to Elizabeth, third dau. of Surrey, to Anna, only daughter of G, N. John Curtis, esq. of Denmark-hill. Prentice, esq. of Earl's-hall, Essex.

23. Mr. George Wakefield, eldest son Thomas Tindal, esq. of Aylesbury, Clerk of the late Gilbert Wakefield, esq. to Anne, of the Peace for Bucks, io Mary Aone, second dau. of the late Rev. Dr. Bowness, eldest dau. of Rev. Heury Unthoff, rector of Stockport, Cheshire.

of Huntingfield. 25. Jugh Parkin, esq. only son of An 21. James Rymer, esq. jun. surgeon, ihony P. esq. solicitor to the Póst-office, of Reigate, 10 Elizabeth Georgiana Robin'to Mary Charlotte, fourth dau. of John son, of Mount-street, Berkeley-square, Blagrove, esq. of Jamaica, and of Anker dau. of the late John R. esq. of Dominica. wyke-house, Bucks,

CHARLES

CHARLES STANHOPE, EARL STANHOPE. Dec. 15, 1816. Died, at Chevening cerely attached to the principles of popu. Kent, in his 64th year, Charles Stanhope, lar governmeut, or more deeply imbued Earl Stanbope. Though we did not coin with hatred of every thing that savours of cide with the political principles of this dis- tyranny or superstition. --- It cannot be linguished Nobleman, we admired bis ta. forgotten, also, that though from con lepts, and hesitate not to admit the eulogy nexion he was one of the earliest friends of a partial friend. His death is justly of Mr. Pitt, when he conceived he had disconsidered as a public loss. He had indeed covered that the system adopted by that eccentricities in public, and peculiarities Minister would be ruinous to the Country, in private life; but his claims on public he ever after as strenuously opposed the gratitude on the score of services are, per- system, as he at first supported the man. haps, as rare, as those powers of intellect His loss will, on many accounts, make with which he was unquestionably en a chasm ja pablic life, which will not be dowed. He uniformly and zealously pro easily supplied. The great and useful moted the extension of human knowledge, work, for which he was peculiarly qualified, by devoting a large portion of his ample and to which he had for a long time apfortune, and a yet larger portion of his plied the most earnest attention, will, we time and thoughts, to experiments in fear, now fall to the ground: we allude to Science and Philosophy. He maintained, a Digest of all the Statates a work of during a long political life, those priacia such stupendous labour, as well as informa ples of freedom which he had imbibed ation, that few persons can be expected to from his education, and inherited from set about it with vigour, unless, like Lord his paternal and maternal ancestors, with Stanhope, they had acquired a sort of paout the slightest desire of office, emolu- rental fonduess for the subject; by brood. ment, or dignity, or the most distant im- ing over it for years. putation of any interested motive; and 'The various mechanic inventions and yet, with an ardour which is now but sel improvements which lie brought forth or dom excited, unless by the personal pas. countenanced, have justly raised bis påme sibos of ambition, avarice, pride, or re as a man of genius and a patriot: he not sentment. If his' objects in public were only cultivated the amelioration of the sometimes impracticable, they were nei useful'arts, as Architecture, Navigation, ther sordid nor selfish. If he occasionally and Printing, but suggested some im. resorted to unusual methods for rendering provements in the more refined and eleothers subservient to his views, those gant science of Musick. His plain, unviews were at least directed exclusively affected, and amiable manners conciliated to some end, which was, in his judgment, as much affection, as his extensive and beneficial to his fellow-citizens, and useful unimpeachable integrity commanded reto mankind. His public speeches were spect from all who knew and observed him. full of matter, ingenious in argument, per He was a kind landlord ; and a liberal spicuous in arrangement and language ;

benefactor to the poor. and if his delivery was not graceful, and His Lordship was born Aug. 3, 1753; his illustrations not elegant, they were and received his education at Geneva, which not deficient in force, spirit, or effect. It gave, it is supposed, its tincture to his pois true they were neither persuasive nor litics ; succeeded his father Philip, the late judicious. It was often more difficult to Earl, Alarch 7, 1786-; and married, in answer, than easy to agree with them; Dee. 1774; Hester Pitt, eldest daughter of for he seldom adapted his views to the William, first Earl of Chatham, sister of state of public opinions or parties, and the present Earl and of the late Right the forms of his reasoning were in them. Hon. William Pitt; by whom he had issue selves more scholastic and subtle than Hester Lucy-Griselda *, married to John practical or convincing. When, how. Tickell, esq. of Hambledon, Hants; and ever, questions arose which required a "Lucy-Rachael, married to Thomas Taylor, practical knowledge of the exact sciences esq. of Sevenoaks, Kent, since dead. His and their application, he was, if not the Lordship married, secondly, in 1791, only, at least the foremost and ablest man Louisa, only daughter of Henry Grenville, in our Legislature, to expound, discuss, esq. late Governor of Barbados, and uns and decide them. On such occasions be ele to George, first Marquis of Buckingacred with judgment; on all, his conduct ham, by whom he had issue Philip-Henry, was regulated by a strict sense of public Viscount Mahon, now Earl Stanhope, and duty; and it may be questioned whether two other sons.-Philip-Henry, now Karl he has left bebind him a man more sin. Stanbope, having been inadequately pro

* This eccentrie Lady has been for some time on an Eastern tour, and was fa. voured with a considerable pension by his Majesty, out of respect for ber illustrious uncle, Mr. Pitt, with wtom she was a deserved favourite, and resided with him at the time of his death.

vided for by his father, was appointed ties, it must be confessed, very different Lieut.-governor of Dover Castle by Mr. in their kind, but not inferior ip their na. Pitt. He married, in 1808, the Hon. Ca ture, or less beneficial in their effects. therine Lucy Smith, a daughter of Lord Her mind, however, was above the ordiCarrington, by whom he has issue.

nary mould; and she had.enriched it with The funeral of Earl Stanhope took place such stores of useful knowledge as were December 24. The corpse was interred abundantly sufficient at once for her own in the family vault at Chevening. The solitary enjoyment, as well as capable of ceremony was conducted with the utmost affording various, agreeable, and accurate possible plainness, agreeably to the direc- information to a large and respectable tions in the Noble Lord's will. There circle of friends and acquaintance. To were neither hearse por mourning coaches, these she was communicative without inbut the body was carried to the grave. trusion, polite without familiarity, wellThe chief mourners were, his son, the Hon, bred without affectatiou. — She was de. Col. Stanhope, and his son-in-law, Mr. scended from a family of great respectaTaylor. It was attended by Lord Hol. bility in the counties of Salop and Hantland, Lord Grantley, Mr. Jekyll, Mr. ingdon, and could justly boast a relation. Dyer, the Rev. Dr. Cartwright, Mr. Stone, ship to that great luminary of English Mr. Polbill, Mr. Murray, Mr.Varley, &c. Poetry the illustrious Dryden; the loss of

By the Noble Earl's will, dated in 1805, a fine portrait of whom out of the family, he appoints ten executors; viz. Lord Hola she has been known to lament with beland, Lord Grantley, Jos. Jekyll, esq. coming regret. And here it may be meaGeorge Dyer, esq. the Rev. C. Wyvill, tioned, that when the late Mr. Malone Dr. Goodwin, the Rev. Juhn North, David was about re.publishing an edition of Stone, esq. the Rev. Dr. Gregory, and the some of the Works of that Poet, together Rev. Mr. Robinson. The two last gentle with a Life of bim, she was applied to by men are dead. To these executors, after that Gentleman to furnish him with any a few legacies, he leaves all his disposable communications she might have it in her property. On bis separation from Mr. power to make; and it is believed the apPitt, his family preferred the patron- plication was not unsuccessful. age of the Minister to the paternal But it would be an act of injustiee to roof; and he has been frequently heard the memory of this worthy lady, to close to say, that, as they had chosen to be this imperfect sketch of her character saddled on the public purse, they must without noticing more particularly its take the consequences. He wished them chief exeellence the warmth and sincerity all to devote themselves, as he bad bim of her friendship. In her, indeed, sincerity self done, to some useful calling ; by was personified. Here she shone with which, when the fatal day of public cala- peculiar lustre: a lustre which not only mity, which he imagined he foresaw, came, shed its benign iofluence on those of her tbey might secure independence by their friends immediately around her, but on own personal ingenuity and labour. They those also from whom she had long-too are therefore not mentioned in the will; long for her own happiness — been sepabut they are all entitled to certain sums by rated by distance of situation: to those the marriage settlements; and the pre who had been the friends of her younger sent Earl Stanhope succeeds to the family years, and who were still the objects of Estate, worth 12,0001. per annum.

her unabated esteem, even to the latest

period of her life. “The face of a friend," Mrs. Picort.

she said to the writer of this Sketch, a Sept. 17. Died, after a short illness, at short time previous to her decease," had Woodhouse, near Bristol, the residence of always revived her more than the sight of the Rev. Dr. Charleton, in her 82d year, gold and silver.” Her heart was ever Mrs. Honor Pigott, second daughter of active in “ devising liberal things ;” and the late Robert Pigott, esq. of Chetwynd- with the greatest truth may it literally be park, in the county of Salop.

added, "in her tongue was the law of of this excellent lady it may truly be kindness.” Such was this excellent lady, said, that she possessed every qualifica and more might safely be added. Enough, tion requisite to form either the accom. however, has been said, if it shall at all plished gentlewoman, the warm and faith. tend to excite emulation in her survivors ful friend, or the consistent Christian. at large; perpetuate affectionate remem. If she could not boast of the genius and brance in the breasts of those who knew versatility of a More, or the depth and and loved her; and testify, however incritical acumen of a Carter, she was am adequately, the gratitude and esteem of -ply compensated for the want of these the Writer. endowments, in the exercise of a benevo

MICHAEL WODHULL, Esq. lence of temper, and kindness of dispo P. 463. Mr. Wodhull's first publication sition, which no circumstance of time or was “An Ode to the Muses,” in 1760, 400 ; place could ever alter or impair — qualis which was followed in 1761 by “An Epistle

to

to **** *******, A. M. Student of delusions of Poetry, and wanders with her Christ Church,” 4to, a very spirited and through ages of visionary perfection.". manly composition, addressed to his tutor, *** P. 463. a. lin. penult. the parenMr. Cleayer, noticed as nobly pointing thesis is misplaced -" to whom,” last line, “ to guide the rising Youth

should refer to the Rev. John Cleaver, the The steep ascent which gains the hill of

eldest son (see the note). The father's Truth,

name was William. With Learning pure Morality impart, Strengthen the head, and humanize the

WILLIAM ALEXANDER, Esq.' heart”

The Library of the late William Alexana and who must lrave been peculiarly pleased auction, by Mr. Sotheby, Nov. 25, and

der, esq. F.S. A. & L. S. was sold by to receive so public a testimony of friend

five following days, and produced 13801. ship towards him, and gratitude to his Father, as is happily displayed in the fol- neatly illustrated, particularly by beauti

13s. 6d. Many of his books were very lowing extract:

ful drawings of rare Portraits. We shall If e'er my bosom caught the sacred

enumerate a few of the principal articles : Aame,

[came :

Alexander's Costume of China, large paLet me remember from what source it

per, with the original Sketches, 141. Your counsel bade me tread this arduous

Dress and Manners of the way,

[lay.

Chinese, with a set of the Outlines coAnd deign’d to form the rough mishapen

loured by Mr. A. 171. Here will I trace where first these strains

Baker's List of Books, &c. printed at began, Ere fleeting childhood ripen'd into man.

Strawberry-hill, 1810, only 20 printed,

with drawing of Mr. Baker, &c. 41. Can I forget, while Memory holds her

Beauties of England and Wales, large par reign, And summons forth her bright ideal train, Britton's Architectural Antiquities, large

per, illustrated, 291. 10s. Beneath what auspices my earlier age Imbibed the dictates of the good and sage?

paper, 241. 2s. No, gentle Ouse! for oft I lov'd to stray

Byron's (Lord) English Bards and Scotch

Reviewers, with Portraits and Drawings, Where thy smooth curreut winds its sedgy

&c. 31. 18s. way :

(stream, Combe's Terra Cottas and Marbles, 3 vols. Full to my view, beside thy conscious Coy Science thence disclos'd her kindling

Jarge paper, proof plates and etchings,

381. 6s. 60. beam;

Cooke's Southern Coast, 6 Parts, proofs In wild career spontaneous numbers flow'd,

on India paper, 111. 11s. As with a heat, unfelt before, I glow'd.

Dibdin's Bibliomania, with very numerous If aught of glory verse like mine can give,

Portraits, Views, and Drawings, 221, Thy name, recorded by the Muse, shall

“ Lincolne Nosegay, beynge a brefe Table live : To me far dearer than the boasted groves

of certaine Bokes in the posession of Mais.

ter Thomas Frognall Dibdin, Clerk, which Of proud Lyceum, where Ilissus roves :

Bookes be to be sold to him who shall Though not a wreath adorn thy modest

gyve the moste for ye same.” “Note, In thy neglected meads no Poet burn,[urn, No Lover carve thy name on every tree,

price stitched 3s. 6d. Only 36 copies

printed. T. F. Dibdin.” il. 11s. 6d. With his Calista fondly joining thee."

Englefield's Walk through Southampton, In 1763 he published " Two Odes : 1. with additional Plates, &c. 61, 10s. To Miss Sally Fowler. 2. To the Dryads,” Hearne and Byrne's Views, Proofs, and 4to; and in 1765, “ The Equality of Man Etchings, &c. 171. kind,” 4to; on which it was well observed Macartney's Embassy to China, large paby the Monthly Reviewers, that “Mr. per, with Proofs and Etchings and adWodhull seems strongly to have imbibed ditional Plates, 101. 15s. the spirit of that Platonic and Roussovian Pennant's London, in 6 vols. with an im. Enthusiasm, which, worshiping at the mense number of Drawings & Prints, 251. feet of Freedom, looks up to the Goddess, Shakspeare, by Isaac Reed, 21 vols. with a and sees nothing beside. Philosophy, in great number of Portraits and Plates, this, more, perhaps, than in any other in 181. 15s. stance, indulges the influences of Fancy, Britton's Remarks on Shakspeare, large and is satisfied with the image of Truth. paper, 1814. Only 10 printed on this While she has the moral liberty of man

paper. 21. 8s. kind in view, she finds nothing in real life Vancouver's Voyage of Discovery, 1798, that is adequate to her ideas of it; yet, 3 vols. with original Drawings, &c. 91. willing to believe that men have some time Vertue's Description of Hollar's Works, or other existed in such forms of society with MS Additions, 21. 15s. as in her own systems she conceives to be Vieux Abrigement des Statutes, Lettou & possible, she easily gives herself ap to the Machlinia, folio, 111. 10s.

« Virgilius.

« Virgilius. This boke treateth of the aud inhabitants being anxious to pay him

lyfe of Virgilius, and of bis deth, and this last sad tribute of respect. By the many, marvayles that he dyd in hys lyfe death of Sir James Leith, the command of tyme by whychcrafte and nygraman the forces on the Barbadoes station has cye, thorowgh the helpe of the deuyls devolved on Major-general Ramsay, Goof bell ;" wood-cut. Anwarpe, Lon vernor of Antigua. don, re-printed 1812. N. B. Only 50 Oct. 20. Off St. Antonio, Cape Verde printed, by Mr. E. V. Utterson, for Island, returning to England, after a long private distribution. 41. 8s.

absence, Lieut. Charles Robinson. Walton's Angler, 1815, illustrated with Nov. 1. In Fleet-street, suddenly, on drawings, &c. &c. 81. 8s.

his way horne, in his 46th year, Geo. Collections, by Mr. Alexander, towards a Jocelyn Robinson, esq. of Great Corari-st.

History of Kent; with 4 additional vo At Tottenham, Joshua Gartbi, esq: of lames of Records, &c. relating to Frederick's-place. Kent; 91. 12s. 6d.

At Ness-side, near Inverness, Angus Mr. Alexander at one time intended to Macintosh, esq. of Holme. publish a History of Kent, and formed Nov. 2. In Canonbury-lane, Islington, these collections for that purpose. They highly respected, Mr. M. Dupont: are now in the possession of Mr. Nichols. Aged SS, Mr. John Noble, of South

ampton-buildings, Holborn, upwards of DEATHS.

half a century a clerk in the house of 1816. AT Pondicherry, in his 65th Messrs. Hoares, bankers, Fleet-street. June 5.

year, Ernest w. Fallofeild, Charlotte, wife of Rev. Kobt. Evans, esq. of the East India Company's Civil vicar of Everton, Notts. establishment. He was associated in the In her 738 year, the wife of Dr. Sparks, Madras government ten years with Sir of Ipswich. Charles Oakley, the Earl of Bucking Nov. 3. In Church-row, Hampstead, in kamshire, and Earl Powis.

his 65th year, Mr. Thomas Strafford; of Aug. 11. At the Government-house, Holborn-hill. Bombay, of an attack of the liver, in the At Rome, Cardinal Saluzzo. prime of life, regretted and beloved by Nov. 4. In her 77th year, Mrs. Char. all that know bim, aged 25, Francis Ha lotte Woolley, relict of Thomas Woolley, worth (son of William Rose Haworth, of esq. förınerly of Harton-garden. She his Majesty's Receipt of Exchequer), a was the youngest of the three daughters Lieutenant in the 17th Light Dragoons and co-heiresses of Charles Hitch, esq. and aid:de.camp to bis Excellency Sir formerly any eminent bookseller in PaterEvan Nepean, Governor of Bombay, East noster-row, and of Plashett, in the county Indies.

of Essex, who died in 1764. Her two Sept. 26. At her son's estate, Man. sisters were both married; Catharine, the grove, Barbadoes, Mrs. Skeete, relict of eldest, to James Leake, esq. of Bath, and The late John Brathwaite Skeete, esq. of formerly mayor of that city; aud Tbo. that island.

masine (now living) to' Arthur Heming, Sept. 29. At Antigua, Robert Mackay, of Hadleigh, in the county of Suffolk, esq. esq. of Bighouse, N. B.

who'died 1809. Mrs. Woolley had been Oct. 10. At his seat in the vicinity of deprived of sight upwards of 20 years, a Raleigh, North Carolina, the venerable misfortune which she bore with happy Col. John Ingles. He was born in North serenity. She has left three daughters Britain in 1739, emigrated at an early respectably married. period of life, and was among the first In Sloane-square, Mrs. Mary Jeffs, of those who took up arms to resist the widow of Rev. Wm. Jeffs, B.D. and F.S.A. hand of the Mother Country.

formerly fellow of St. John's coll. Oxford. Oct. 16. At Pilgrim, in Barbadoes, In his 82d year, Wm. Hynam, esq. of Lieutenant-general Sir James Leith, Go. Hackuey. vernor of that island. He was attacked Nov. 5. In Sloane-square, Mrs. A. M. on the 10th of October with a fever, which Atkinson. proved fatal to him on the 16th. His Aged 53, Etenezer Baker, esq. of character, as a brave and skilful General, Kentish-town. during the late war, is well known. The Nov. 6. In Crutched-friars, aged 66, many wounds he had received in Spain C. H. Martens, esq. Austrian Consul. rendered him, perhaps, less able to resist general, the attack of the fever that terminated his At Rev. W. Russell's, Green-bill, Har: vàluable life. Antigua and Guadaloupe row, Mrs. Russell, relict of Joho Russell, bore strong testimony to the wisdom, the esq. R. A. formerly of Newman-street, justice, and the policy, with wbich he had Oxford-street. administered iheir respective Governments. At Charlton, Kent, in his 53d, year,

ji Sir James was buried with military ho. Pinhorn, esq. of H. M. Dočk-yard, Dept. nours on the 17th of October, the troops ford.

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