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MR. JOHN CARTUR. (See p. 276.) Mr. Carter's Collection of Drawings, A Series of Drawings, containing Antiquities, &c. were sold by Auction by Plans, Sections, Elevations, Monuments, Mr.Sotheby, Feb. 23—25, and produced Altar Pieces, Seals, &c. &c. of the Ca.. the sum of £1695, 38.

tbedral Church of York, with MS AcAmong the most remarkable were, count. This matchless and truly mag

White Rose, a Dramatic Romance, nificent Work is considered the Cheffounded on Historic Facts of the Fif. d'ouvre of the late Mr. Carter, and conteenth Century, written and set tu Mu. sists of 24 Drawings with 12 Sheets of sic for the Harpsichord, with an Accom- MS Description, of uniform Size, on the paniment for the Violin, by John Carter. largest Elepbant Paper. 3151. -To this Dramatic Romance Mr. Carter [These Drawings bad been made by bad with very great labour and expence order of Sir Mark Sykes ; who, after constructed a Stage, with Proscenium advancing a large sum to Mr. Carter and eleven bighly finished Drawings, re- for them, declined (but in the most presenting the various Scenes. 161. 165. handsome manner) completing the pur

Saint Oswald's Cell, or The Magic cbase. They were, we believe, bought Sword, a Dramatic Romance, founded in for Mr. Carter's executors.] on Historic Facts, of the Fourteenth A matchless Collection of Sketches Century, written and set to Music by John relating to the Antiquities of England Carter, 1796.-This Dramatic Romance and South Wales, from the year 1764 Mr. Carter, also with very great labour, to 1816, in 36 Volumes. The above had elucidated with 15 bigbly finished voluminous and valuable Collection is Drawings, which represent the various the result of the labour and industry Scenes. 71. 78.

of the late Mr. Carter, during a series Besides these, were several other at- of Summer Excursions, from 1764 to tempts at Dramatic Writings, by Mr. the time of bis Deatb; and contains Carter; and a great many by a maternal Sketches of the Minutiæ of all the Aprelation, Mr. J. Jameson ; with M$ poli- tient Architecture within the sphere tical tracts by Mr. Jameson, writçen in of bis examination : preserving to future Queen Anne's reign.

generations many elegant and chaste deDrawings and Sketches of the Gothic signs of Buildings and Decorations now Mansion at Strawberry-Hill, Twicken- lost; and many that are hastening to debam, the Seat of the Hon. Horace Wal- struction. 1731. 8s. pole, and of bis Antiques and Curiosi- The Copy-right, remaining copies, and ties: taken by permission. 111.

Copper-plates of Mr. Carter's Publica Nine Drawings of Tapestry at Coven. tions produced : try, containing Portraits of Illustrious Views of Antient Buildings, 6 vols. Persons in the time of King Henry VI. 18mo. 581. 168. 131. 29. Ed.

Specimens of Sculpture, &c. 119 plates, Thirty-one Drawings of the Tapestry, 3301. 158. Painted Chamber, Westminster, with Antient Architecture, 106 plates, 2251, MS Description. 121.

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METEOROLOGICAL Table for April, 1818. By W. CARY, Strand. Height of Fahrenheit's Thermometer. Height of Fahrenheit's Thermometer.

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38 5 47 6 48 7 44 8 55 9 54 10 47 11 43

47 47 53 55 49 48 47 48 46 5 54 43 55 57 55 43

39 30, 05 fair
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20 cloudy
37 ,10 Ifair
40 11 fair
41 22 sleet, showry
40 13 fair
39 ,17 fair
39

,20 Fair
40 29 fair
46 29,78 fair
-44 32 cloudy
4 50 rain
50 40 rain
47 28 stormy
45

40 showery 39 42 (raia

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46 44 43 40 39 44 48 47 46 47 56

38 29,88 hail storms
43 ,80 fair
44 62 fair
43 58 fair
42 29 fair
43 30 fair
38

39 fair
40 70 fair
43 70 cloudy
46 64 fair
46 ,56 rain
44

, 25 rain
46 ,25 cloudy
49 , 26 sbowery
55 , 40 fair

53 51 47 49 54 53 47 55 56 65

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BILL OF MORTALITY, from March 24, to April 21, 1818.
Christened.
Buried

2 and 5 144 50 and 60 149 Males Males 741

4960 and 70 124

5 and 10 1721

1445 Females

10 and 20 44 70 and 80 96 Whereof have died under 2 years old 383

20 and 30 95 80 and 90 59

30 and 40 145 90 and 100 . 13 Salt 1. per bushel; 44. per pound.

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AVERAGE PRICES of CORN, from the Returns ending April 18.
INLAND COUNTIES.

MARITIME COUNTIES.
Whoat,. Rye , Barly, Oats Beans

Wheat Rye Barly Oats Beaus d. s. .d. s. d. s. d. s. d.

s, d. s. d. s. d.ls. d. s. d. Middlesex 94 300 0152 9/31 7 49 3|Essex 73 9 49 0148

931

9 48 0 Surrey

87 448 0 48 8 32 4 48 6 Kent 87 000 0 45 0 30 0 42 6 Hertford 82 052 049 631 0 43 0||Sussex 87 400 0 13 6/28 0152 0 Bedford 86 9152 0 45 629 342 o|Suffolk 92 10 52 051

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4 47 4 Huntingdon 85 11100 0 48 427 10:50 4||Camb, 86 546 043 4125 6 52 6 Northamp. 80

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050 4/28 648 ol Norfolk 85

045 2 30 749 1 Rutland 85 3 00 0 52 631 0 53 01 Lincoln 82 140 355 3/26 4 49 10 Leicester 92 454 0.57 0 30 864 0 York 75 5 52 10 46 4127 9 58 5 Nottingham 93 461 654 833 464 0||Durham 81 200 O100 0 30

9 00 Derby 99 400 057 334 473 0 Northum. 70 958 0143 , 8 30 11.00 Staford 98 800 056 733 1070 2|Cumberl. 94 766 1156 4134 1 100 Salop 104 4161 264 5137 1178 2| Westmor. 104 076 062 439 5100 Hereford 89 757 650 832 661 5 Lancaster 96 300 055 637 2/64 Worcester '91 600 054 737 3/53 5|Chester 96 7100 064 40 8100 Warwick 85 800 055 0/35 8161 2||Flint 94 1000 168 2 34 1000 Wilts 90 800 0 49 6131 068

0||Denbigh 90 500 164 9|35 900 Berks 92 600 0 50 8 32 0 55 4||Anglesea 84 000 062 0 33 4100 Oxford 90 900 0 53 430 045 0||Carnarvon 96 800 056 6/34 900 Bucks 86 1000 0 44 030 10154 4| Merioneth 103 300 0160 8 39 4100 Brecou 92 876 8160 8/29 400 0||Cardigan 100 1000 056 0122 oloo Montgom. 99 200 073 7+5 1000 0||Pembroke 98 4100053 328 000 Radnor 92 Blou 0156 11/32 900 0|Carmart. 98 200 057 10/27 800 0

Glainorgan 94 600 0158 8 36 10 000 Average of England and Wales, per quarter. Gloucester 84 800 0 50 11 33 6162 10 90 8156 51537132 3155 6|| Somerset 98 1000 0 54 5/29 10 49 3

Monm. 93 8000/52 9/38 41000 Average of Scotland, per quarter. Devon 96 10100 043 031 41000 72 0155 8143 5133 7155 i Cornwall 90 800 052 4/28 800.0

Dorset 92 800 051 2/32 864 0

Hants 89' u100 045 4/28 111560
PRICE OF, FLOUR, per Sack, April 27, 75s, to 80s.
OATMEAL, per Boll of 140lbs. Avoirdupois, April 18, 36s. 4d.

AVERAGE PRICE of SUGAR, April 22, 49s. 4. per cwt.

PRICE OF HOPS, IN THE BOROUGH MARKET, April 27 : Keut Bags ............ 221, Os. to 261. Os. Sussex Pockets......... 231. Os. to 261. Os. Sussex Ditto .......... 221, Os. to 241. Os. Essex Ditto.............231. Us. to 261. Keat Pockets ......... 241. Os. to 281. Os. Farnham Ditto.........251. Os. to 351. Os.

AVERAGE PRICE OF HAY AND STRAW, April 28 : St. James's, Hay 5!.6s. Od. Straw 3'. Is. 6d. Clover 01, Os. Od. --Whitechapel, Hay 51. 15s. 6d. Straw 31. 3s, Clover 6l. 105.-Suaithfield, Hay 5l. 18s. Od. Straw 21. 15s. Clover 6l. 13s, 6d.

SMITHFIELD, April 27. To sink the Offal-per Stone of 8lbs. Beef.

....45, 4d. to 5s. 4d. | Lamb...... ............6s, Od. to 8s. Od. Mutton

...5s. 8d. to 6s. 4d. Head of Cattle at Market April 24: Veal 5s. Od. to 6s. 8d. Beasts

471). Calves 200. Pork

...5s. Od. to 6s. Od. Sheep and Lanıbs 5,450, Pigs 210, COALS, April 27: Newcastle 32s. 9d. to 45s. 6d. Sunderland 38s, (d. to 40s. 9d. TALLOW, per Stone, 84. St. James's 4s. 9:1. Clare Market Os. Od. Whitechapel 4s. 641. SOAP, Yellow, 1025. Mottled 112s. Curd 1163. CANDLES, 12., 6.7. per Doz. Moulds 148

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THE AVERAGE PRICES of NAVICABLE CANAL Shares and other PROPERTY, in April 1818 (to the 25th), at the Office of Mr. Scott, 28, New Bridge-street, London.Trent and Mersey Canal, 15301. Div. 65l. per annum. - Coventry Canal, 9401. ex half Yearly Div. 221.-Stafford and Worcester Canal, 6201. ex Half Year Div. 181.Oxford, 6101. ex Half Yearly Div.-Monmouthshire, 1261. to 1301.-Grand Junction, 2301.-Lancaster, 211.-Kennet and Avon, 251.-Croydon Railway, 181.–Surrey Iroa ditto, 101.-Commercial Dock, 721.-West India Dock, 2031. Div. 101. per annum.London Dock, 831. Div. 31.-Globe Assurance, 1301. Hope, 31. 175.- Rock, 44. 145.East Londou Water Works, 1011. Div. 31. per annum.-West Middlesex, 471. to 491. Grand Junction Ditto, 521.-Original Gas Light, 701.–Londoo Flour Company, 11. 75. -Russel Institution, 151. 155,

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RICHARDSON, GOODLUCK, and Co, Bank-Buildings, London,

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Sunday
Stock
Bank Red.
13 per Ct. Consols. Cons. Navy

1074
1071
1073
107
1074
1063
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204
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791

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per Cl. 3perCt. Ann. Stock. Stock. Sih Sea Bonds. 3 per Ct. 4perCt. 15perCt. B.Long|Irish 5 Imp. | Imp. , India So. Sea/3 perc India (E. Bills E. Bills

89 pr. 19 pr. 20 pr.

2d.

EACH DAY'S PRICE OF STOCKS IN APRIL, 1818.

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Priated by Nichols, Son, and Bentley, Red Lion Passage, Fleet Sureet, London,

THE

GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE:

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LONDON GAZETTE

Cornw.-Covent. 2 GENERAL EVENING

Cumb.2-Doncast. M.Post-M.Herald

Derb.-Dorchest. Morning Chronic.

Durham Essex Times-M. Advert.

Exeter 2, Glouc. 2 P.Ledger&Oracle

Halifax-Hants 2 N.Times--B. Press

Hereford, Hull 3 St. James's Chron.

Huntingd.-Kent 4 Sun-Even. Mail

Ipswich 1, Lancas. Star-Traveller 1

Leices.2--Leeds 2 Statesman

Lichfield, Liver. 6 Packet-Lond.Chr.

Maidst. Manch. 6 Albion--C. Chron.

Newc.3.-Notts. 2 Courier-Globe

Northampton Eng. Chron.--Inq.

Norfolk, Norwich Cour.d'Angleterre

N.Wales, Oxford2 Cour. de Londres

Portsea-Pottery 11 Weekly Papers

Preston-Plym. 2 17 Sunday Papers

Reading -Salisb. Hue & Cry Police

Salop-Sheffield2 Lit. Adv.-Lit.Gaz.

Sherborne, Sussex Bath 3—Bristol 5

Shrewsbury Berwick-Boston

Staff.-Stamf. 2 Birmingham 3

Taunton-Tyne Blackb. Brighton

Wakefi.-Warw. Bury St. Edmund's

Wolverh. Worc. 2 Camb.-Chath.

York3.IREJAND37 Carli.2-- Chester 2 CONTAINING

SCOTLAND 24. Chelms. Cambria.

Jersey 2. Guern. 2 Miscellaneous Correspondence.

lieview of New Publications. MINOR CORRESPONDENCE..-Corrections, &c. 386 Introduction to Beauties of England, &c. 425 The Septuagint; and Passage in Psalm 110,387 Barrington & Beaufoy on the North Pole 426 God's foreknowledge, and Man's Free-will ibid. Epistolary Curiosities ; by Miss Warner.. 428 Sir Matthew Hale. — LL.D.-The Poor... 388 History of Whitby; by Rev. G. Young... 433 Poetical Invitations by Lord Byron...389, 390 Miss Benger's Memoirs of Mrs. Hamilton 434 Perpetual Motion; Chichester Cath. Seboo! S91 Fables and Moral Poems by W. Coldwell 435 Harnbam Bridge, &c.-Salisbury Cross.. 393 Moir's Inquiry into History, Antiquity, &c. ib. Illustrations of “ Life" of John Dunton .. ibid. A. Campbell's Voyage round the World.. 436 On proper Motives for taking Holy Orders 396 Warner's Church of England Principles.. 439 Thoughts on Religion, from various Authors399 Scripture Directory - Princess Charlotte.. 440 Transubstantiation.-Master of the Revels 400 Life and Errors of John Dunton, bookseller 441 The Family of Sir Michael Smith. 401 LITERARY INTELLIGENCE........ ....443 Church of Bradford Abbas, Dorsetshire... ibid. Herculaneum MSS.—Copyright Act ......445 Conspirators engaged iu Babington's Plot 402 Select POETRY

446 Letters of Junius.-The late Mr. Gifford.. 403

Historical Chronicle. Dedicarion to late Duke of Northumberland 404 Proceedings in presentSession of Parliament449 Capt. Parr.--Naval Exploits in East ludies 405 London Gazettes 453.- Foreigo Occurrences457 Hot-houses.-Mechanic Movement ....... 406 Intelligence from various Parts of the King. Remarks on the Signs of Inns, &c......... 407 dom, 461.–London and its Vieinity.....462 COMPENDIUM OF COUNTY Hist. : Cornwall 409 Promotions, &c.;-Births, & Marriages 463,464 Distinctive Characier, &c. of good Musick 414 OBITUARY; containing original notices of Mr. Hawkins on the Chromatic Scale, &c. 416 F. Dugdale Astley, esq. Dr. H. Clarke, Tue Detected, a Periodical Paper, No. IV.417 Capt. Ince, Rev. W. Mounsey, &c. &c. 465 Reportof Committeeon Dr.Burvey's Library418 Meteorological Diary, 478; Bill of Mortality479 On Ge

graphy of North-East of Asia...... 422 Prices of the Markets,479.– TheStocks, &c. 480 With Views of the Chapel and Harnham Bridge, and of the Cross, at SalISBURY;

and also of the Church of Bradford Abbas, in Dorselshire,

By SYLV ANUS URBAN, Gent.

Printed by NICHOLS, Son, and Bentley, at Cicero's Head, Red Lion Passage, Fleet-str. London;

where all Letters to the Editor are particularly desired to be addressed, Post-PAID.

MINOR CORRESPONDENCE.

G. T. has our hearty thanks. The you an English Translation of Buchapromised Extracts will be gratefully re- nan's Latin Epigram on Magdalena Va. ceived ; and he will be glad to hear that lesia (not Valensia) Regina Scotorum, some of his Hints have been antici- but has not informed you to whom the pated. Can he (or any other Correspon- old Poet referred. It was, in plain Engdent) favour is with Mr. Hardinge's fa- lish, Magdalene of Valois, eldest daughmous Speech at Warwick on Dr. Priest- ter of Francis 1. King of France, and ley's Claim for Damages received during wife of James V. King of Scots, (father the Riots at Birmingham ?

by a second wife of the unfortunate and T. J. says, “ No person, possessed of ill-used Mary); to whom she was married the common sympatbies of humanity, Jan. 1, 1537, and died July 7 following. can read the case of Thomas Redmile, The comparison between her and our in p. 200, without being forcibly touch- late much- lamented Princess will not ed with compassion for a man so af. hold; as the former was not only five or flicted, yet so patient, so pious, and re- six years younger than the latter, but of signed; a man, in short, supported un- so weakly a constitution, and considered der the pressure of the heaviest calamity, (justly, as the event shewed) so unlikely by an unshaken trust in God, and by all to be a mother, or even to live, that her those heavenly graces inculcated in the father at first refused her to her Suitor." Gospel. How much would the

gay and P. 2. b. The Biographical Dictionary the thoughtless in higher life alleviate is right in asserting that the Vicarage of the frequent sorrows to which they are Hackney was given to Dr. Sheldon by the alike exposed, by the cultivation of these King, for it was bis for that turn jure virtues so eminently exhibited in the cha- prærog. in consequence of the Promoracter of this humble sufferer! I hope tion of the Doctor's predecessor, Dr. á general subscription will be speedily Dolben, to the Bishopric of Bangor. The raised; and, though I cannot for a mo- family of Tyssen had nothing to do with ment question the veracity of Vicinus, it till 1697, when Mr. Francis Tyssen nor doubt his benevolent motives, it purchased the principal Manor in the would be, in my opinion, higbly desir- Parish, of Sir Thomas Cooke: he died able to have the particulars of the case Oct. 31, 1717, and was buried with unverified by tbe Minister of the Parish, common pomp in Hackney Church, 11 mentioning the place, or places, where days after, of which a curious account dopations are to be paid." (See p. 290.] is given by Mr. Lysons, Environs of

Mr. W. GOODHUGH says, he has a London, II. 503, but with a mistake in number of Manuscript Poems, wbich the date of the year. What induced are attributed to Thomson, the author your Correspondent to assert that “the of" The Seasops," in his own hand writ. Family have lately chosen to be called ing. “ It is well known he paraphrased Tyssen," he best knows: but I am of a Psalm on the Greatness and Majesty opinion that they are originally a Gerof God, for which he gained the appro- man family, and never had any connex. bation of his tutor, Mr. Hamilton; and ion with the English family of Tyson. this piece is not extant in any edition of W. G. L. asks who was the author of bis works."-39, Crawford street. a black-letter Poem, thus intituled :

Mr. John BILLAM asks who was the “ A Skeltonical salutation
Author of a Poem intituled, Tuphlo-pero- Or condigne gratulation
gamia; and quotes the following lines : And just vexation
* Felices homines ! quos stricto fædere Of the Spanish Nation
jungit,

That in bravado
Et socios natura facit ! sic cura levatur! Spent many a Crusado
Sic augentur opes! sic mutua gaudia In setting forth an Armado
crescunt!"

England to invado. A LOVER OF ANTIQUITIES requests our Imprinted at London, for Toby Cooke; old and valuable friend, Mr. D. Parkes,

1589." or some other Correspondent, to favour Vol. LXXXVII. p. 634. b. line 25, read us with a view and particular description Mary-Anné, second dau. of the late Rev. of the venerable Church of Tong, near Sir William-Ulithorn Wray, bart. Her Shiffnal, Salop, together with the curimarriage is recorded, LXXXIV. ii. 186. ons monuments and other antiquities In the present Volume, p. 295. a. four Therein; and the same also of the Church lines from bottom, for Colne, read Calne. of Cound near Shrewsbury.

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“ Burial Fees'' in our next; with your Correspondent, Mr. E. L. G. (whose promised communicaJ. M. Jones (LXXXVII. 619) has given tions will be acceptable) ; &c. &c.

J. B. says

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