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in all its recent discoveries ; had the Ireland, and one of the Irish finest taste for drawing and paint. peers in the parliament of the united ing, and would frequently take ad- kingdom. He served in parliament mirable likenesses of persons which for the county of Donegall till he was struck him from memory. He wrote created a baron, Sept. 20, 1783; a a hand like copper-plate; and, at viscount Dec. 20, 1793; and an earl a very early period of his life, Oct. 6, 1795. He was ranger of had made himself master of arithme- the Phænix-park, and appointed a tic. He was never known to be out governor of ihe county of Donegall. of temper ; and, though he suffered He married, May 31, 1765, Elizaan illness of ten years, which ter- beth Skeflington, daughter of the , minated in a dropsy and bursting of late earl of Massareen, and had is

a blood-vessel upon the lungs, he sue two sons and three daughters. was never once known to repine or llis remains were deposited in the be impatient. His wit was brilliant family vault at St. Michan's, Duband refined ; and his loss will ever lin. He is succeeded by his son, be regretted by those who had the Robert lord viscount Clements, M. happiness to know him.

P. for the county of Leitrim. At Clifton, aged 70, Mrs. At Cork, Mr. O'Brien, the celcM‘Cumming, wife of capt. Bryce brated Irish giant. His body was M-C. to whom she had been 44 years interred, on the 31st, at the church married. She was twice brought to of St. Finbar; the concourse of peo. bed at sea ; twice lost every thing ple who attended the funeral was so by shipwreck; and twice on short great and so clamorous as to oblige allowance of provisions and water. the mayor to have the attendance of She was born in the great carl of several peace-officers. Mr. O'Brien Crawford's family, who fought had a small property in the county against the Turks both in the Rus- of Kerry, of about 150l. a year, sian and German armies. She had which had been mortgaged, and to perfect recollection of lady Jane clear which he exhibited himself as Douglas calling on the countess of a show for some years past. Crawford in Brussels, when on her 29th. In his 84th year, James way to Paris to lay in, and the lord Forbes, premier baron of Scot. countess at parting wishing her a Jand. He married Catharine, only happy hour. She was in Pensacola daughter of sir Robert Innes, of during the Douglas cause, or it is Orton, bart. lle is succeeded by probable she might have been called his eldest son, the hon. major-gen. on as a corroborating evidence. James Forbes, of the coldstream

25th. At his house, in Charles. regt. of guards, now lord Forbes. street, Berkeley-square, colonel Da 30th. At Bath, having survived vid Woodburne, of the Bengal ar the truly inhuman murder of her tillery.

much-lamented husband 12 months 27th. At his house in Grosvenor- and 7 days, the dowager viscountess square, after a lingering illness of Kilwarden. many months, in his 720 year, be. Lately, at his house in Dublin, ing born 1732, Robert Clements, Otway Cutie, carl, viscount, and earl, viscount, and baron Leitrim, baron of Desirt, in the county of of Manor Hamilton, co. Leitrim, in Kilkenny, Ireland. In 1767, on


te death of his elder brother John, About 5 o'clock this afternoon, without male issue, his lordship suc as Mr. and Mrs. Jones, and their child ceeded to the barony of Desart, was about 15 months old, of Park-place, created a viscount in 1780, in 1785 Kennington-lane, were coming down an earl. He married in 1785, Anne, the river in a boat with a sail, for dilest dau. to the late earl of Alta. their amusement, the boat heaved Dont, and sister to the marquis of suddenly to one side, opposite So. Sligo, by whom he has one daugh. merset-house, and the child was ter and four sons. The present earl thrown from its mother's arms into was born Feb. 28, 1788: by his the river. The father plunged into lordship's death, and that of the the river to save it, and, after much earl of Leitrim, two-vacancies occur exertion, handed it to Mrs. J. into in the Irish peers who sit in parlia- the boat, when, being exhausted, ment.

he sunk and disappeared. Mrs. August 3d. At the Black Rock, Trotter, wife of Mr. T. of the nanear Dublin, sir Henry Cavendish, vy-office, perceived the accident bart. husband to lady Waterpark, from her window, and ordered that and father to the countess of Mount- every assistance should be given.norris and lady Kilmaine. He is Dr. Stanton, of the Strand, one of succeeded in title and estates by his the medical assistants of the Ilumane eldest son Richard, married to Viiss Society, attended immediately, and Cooper.

succeeded in restoring the child to At Corn-hill, in his way to Edin. life. The body of Mr. Jones was not burgh, in his 73d year, of the gout found till Wednesday noon, the 8th, in his stomach, the gallant admiral when it was taken up by two waterlord viscount Duncan.

at London bridge, through At his son's house, at Segrave, which it was seen to pass by a pernear Loughborough, aged 77, the son from the ballustrades. Mrs. Rer. Robert Ingram, M. A. vicar of Jones is far advanced in pregnancy. Wormington and Boxted, co. Essex, 6th. Aged 70, the Rev. Thomas formerly of Corpus Christi college, Twining, of Sidney-college, CamCambridge, of which he was some bridge; B. A. 1760, M. A. 1763 ; time fellow; B. A. 17 19; M. A. rector of White Notley, Essex, in 1753. Mr. I. was of the same fa. private patronage, 1788, and of St. mily which was ennobled, in 1061, Mary's, Colchester, to which he was by the title of Irwine. He was said presented by the bishop of London, to be of an older branch, and near on the death of Philip Morant, 1770. ly allied to the title ; and probably Sound learning, polite literature, and was the only surviving male relative exquisite taste in all the fine arts, in the Ingram line, as the title is now have lost an ornament and defender extinct, or in abeyance.

in the death of this Scholar and worMuch and most deservedly re., thy Divine. llis translation of tho spected, John Reilly, esq. of Scar “Poetics of Aristotle” must conva, co. Down, in Ireland. He had vince men of learning of his know.. been many years an upright and re. ledge of the Greek language, of the spectable representative in parlia- wide extent of his classical erudiment, and first commissioner for tion, of his acute and fair spirit of public accompts of that country. criticism, and, above all, of his good



taste, sound judgment, and general his parishioners more than a fort reading manifested in liis dissertations. night in a year, during the last 40 Mr.T. was the only son of the eininent years of his life, though, from his tea-merchant of that name, by his first learning, accomplishments, pleasing marriage, and intended by his fa- character, and conversation, no man's ther to succeed him in that house, company was so much sought. Durwhich he had so well established; ing the fast 12 or 14 years of his but the son, feeling an impulse to. life he was a widower, and has left wards literature and science, eu no progeny. His preferment in the treated his father to let him devote church was inadequate to his learn. himself to study and a classical addi- ing, piety, and talents. But such cation; and, being indulged in his was the moderation of his desires, wish, he was matriculated at Canithat he neither solicited nor combridge. Mr. T. was contemporary plained. The Colchester living was in that university with Gray, Ma- conferred upon him by the present son, and Bate; and so able a mu- bishop of London, very much to sician, that, besides playing the bis lionour, without personal acharpsichord and organ in a masterly quaintance or powerful recommenmanner, he was so excellent a per- dation : but, from the modesty of former on the violin as to lead all his character, and love of a private the concerts, and even oratorios, life, his profound learning and litethat were performed in the univer- rary abilities were little known till sity during term time, in which Baté the publication of his Aristotle. played the organ and harpsichord. At Paris, general Reubell. His taste in music was enlarged and 7th. At his house at Homerton, confirmed by study as well as prac ncar llackney, Timothy Curtis, esq. tice, as few professors knew more eldest brother to alderman sir Wm. of composition, harmonics, and the Curtis, bart. one of the largest men history of the art and science of in the kingdom, bis weight, somd music, than this intelligent and po- years ago, exceeding 31 stone. Unlished amateur. Besides bis fami. der the medical superintendance of liar acquaintance with the Greek his friends, he reduced himself 10 and Roman classics, his knowledge stone within the last 15 years. of modern languages particularly 8th. At his house in HammerFrench and Italian, was such as not smith, aged 70, Robert Macfarlane, only to enable him to read but to esq: His death was occasioned by write those languages with facility the bruises he received from a carand idiomatic accuracy. His friends riage which ran over him, and wbich and correspondents will deplore his he survived only half an hour. He loss with no common grief. His was educated in the university of conversation and letters, when sci. Edinburgh, and came to London at ence and serions subjects were out a very early period of life; and of the question, were replete with was well known in the literary world wit, humour, and playfulness. In as the author of many celebrated the performance of his ecclesiastical productions. The first volume of duties,Mr.T.was exemplary,scarcely his History of Gcorge III. was puh. allowing himself to be absent from lished in 1770, the fourth in 1796.


He published the first book of Ti. reprinted with the addition of notes, mora, by way of specimen, in in two volumes octavo. Of the exa 1796. Mr. M. possessed a reten- cellence of this translation it is hardtive memory, and an elegant style ly possible to say too much; many of composition, which enabled him of the parts are so exquisitely beauto give the world with fidelity, some tisul as to leave us in doubt whether of the finest speeches in parliament any poet could have accomplished daring lord North's administration the task with greater success. In and the American war; in which 1781 he published the first volume laborious duty he was succeeded by of his transiation of Euripides, in the late Mr. Wm. Woodfall. Until quarto ; and the following year the within a few years back he kept an second; and, 1788, that of Sopho. excellent seminary at Waithamstow, cles, in the same size. These last at which some of the ablest men, mentioned versions are on the whole now in various professions of the inferior to his first production; yet law, church, army, and the mer- they are each of them excellent cantile world, received their educa. performances, and even superior tion. For the two last years, he to those of Mr. Wodhull and Dr. was engaged in translating into Latin Franklin. Besides these very labothe poems of Ossian, now printing rious works, Mr. P. published in 4to. by Mr. Bulmer. His last work, of 1783, “ An Enquiry into some pas. which he received the first proof sages in Dr. Johnson's Lives of the sheet only a few hours before he poets;" and, in 1785, in quarto, died, is intituled, "An Essay prov. 66 A Translation of the Oracle con“ ing the Authenticity of Ossian cerning Babylon, and the Song of « and his Poems."

Exultation from Isaiah, chap. XIII. 9th. Found dead in his bed, and XIV."A Sermon on the at Lowestoft, of which he was Thanksgiving for the peace, 1802." vicar, aged 83, the rev. Robert 66 In his weightiest character, as Potter, of Emanuel college, Cam- translator of the Greek tragedians, bridge, B. A. 1741, M. A. 1788, we must allow that Mr. P. and prebendary of Norwich. His of very singular service to the first preferment was the vicarage of literary world. It was an under. Searning, Norfolk. He was a cha- taking which to many would have racter of the highest distinction as appeared too great for the life of à classical scholar. The literary man; and, considering the success world is most intrinsically indebted with which so much labour has been to him for excellent poetical versions accomplished, and the amiable chaof the three Greek tragedians. He racter Mr. P. bears us a member of published, 1774, an octavo volume society, we may well be surprised of poems, most of which had before he had not earlier attracted the no. appeared separately, many very tice of those who are able and wil. pretty compositions, particularly a ling to confer honors and preferbeautiful farewel hymn to the coun ments, when they meet with peculi. try, in imitation of Spenser. Three ar desert." -- Memoirs of living auyears after this, his 'translation of thors, II. 153. By his death the Æschylus made its appearance in a republic of letters has lost one of quarto volume, and has since been its best and most anassuming orna




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ments. His manners were simple, married, secondly, 1785, Julia. and his life exemplary; he was a Annabella, one of the two daughscholar of the old school, and no ters, and at length sole heiress, of thing tempted him to relinquish di- James Evelyn, esq. of Felbridge, vine and polite literature. It was Surry; on whose death, 1793, sir not till after he had compleated his George took his name, in addition last translation, (that of Sophocles,) to his own. He has left one daugh. that Mr. Potter obtained any pre- ter, Julia Evelyn Medley, born ferment in the church higher than Oct. 5th, 1791. Sir George was that of vicar of Lowestoft. ile had elected F.A.S. 1777, and was also been a school-fellow of Lord Thur- F.R.S. In the Philosophical trans. - low, and had constantly sent his actions are the following papers by publications to that great man with him :—66 Observations made in Sa. out ever soliciting a single favour voy, in order to ascertain the height from him. On receiving a copy of of mountains by means of the bathe Sophocles, however, his lordship rometer, being an examination of wrote a short note to Mr. Potter, M. De Luc's rules delivered in his acknowledging the receipt of his Recherches sur les Modifications de 1 books from time to time, and the Atinosphere,1777.—"Comparison pleasure they had afforded him, and between his and colonel Roy's rules requesting Mr. Potter's acceptance for the measurement of heights with of a prebendal stall in the cathedral the barometer,” 1778.—“ On the of Norwich, which, with his vicar- temperature of boiling waters,"1778. age, rendered him comfortable for _“ An account of the equatorial the remainder of a life devoted to instrument,” 1793.-66 An account those pursuits which best become a of some endeavours to ascertain profound scholar and a true chris a standard of weight and measure,” tian. The vicarage of Scarning is a 1798. mediety in the gift of the Warner Mrs. Egerton, wife of William family; the vicarage of Lowestoft Tatton E. esq. of Tatton park, in in the bishop of Norwich ; and Cheshire, and only daughter of the prebend of Norwich in the Thomas Watkinson Payler, esq. of

lieden, Kent. Among the catalogue 11th.' At Shuckburgh park, co. of unfortunate events, none could Warwick, aged 53, sir George produce a more general sensation Augustus William Shuckburgh Eve- than the loss of this amiable woman, lyn, bart. elected, 1802, for the whose death was occasioned by prefifth time, one of the members for cipitately jumping from a low chair the county of Warwick. He suc- (in which she was taking her usual ceeded his uncle, sir Charles Shuck- airing in the park), in consequence burgh, in 1773; and married, first, of the horse becoming restive. By 1782, Sarah-Johanna, one of the the fall she became senseless, and two daughters of John Darker, expired without uttering a word. esq. treasurer of St. Bartholomew's Besides those near and intimate con, hospital, in London, and many nexions, to whom her loss is irre. years representative of Leicester in parable, a numerous acquaintance parliament, who dying the year sincerely share the sorrow which it following without issue, sir George intlicts and a still more extensive


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