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The ear.-rings that were worn were long,

BALL. and formed of diamonds, of pearl and gold Their Majelties and the Princeffes entered intermixed. Diamond necklaces, tied cight a little after nine, preceded by the officers round the reck, and Irings of pearl hung of state. The overture of Samson began loosely on the norom. The neck more exe playing on the entrance of the King, and posed than usual, as the ladies wore tuckers continued till their Majesties were seated. and small tippets. No breaft-bows or deeve

The ball was opened by the Prince of knots, unless made of diamonds. Bouquets Wales and the Princess Royal : --che minet to large as usual, and fixed on the left nuets were in the following order : fide. No stomachers, or any decoration

M IN VET S. whatever in their place the bodies being

The Princess Royal. entirely plain ; not even a zone, which was The Prince of Wales so universal last year. -Sleeves of the gown

The Princess Augulia.

The Princess Elizabeth. very hort, not to cover the elbow ; ruffles The Duke of York treble, and rather longer than last birth-day,

Lady Cath. Beauclerk. witta very deep heads. Very few flounces The Earl of Morton Lady Charlotte Bercie.

Lady Carol. Beauclerk, to the petticoats, but the gauze on them very full, set up to represent plaits at the bottom, Lord Burford

Counters of Aldborough.

LG, Leveron Gower. and mostly edged with gold and silver fringes

L. C. Leveron Gower. of various breadths. Those who wore fancy Earl of Cavan Crimmings on the pericoat, chose them of

Lady Parker. embroidered gauze, or fatin laid in loole Lord Galway

Lady Harriot Finch. folds, in imitation of fellouns, with deep

Lady Carol. Waldgrave. gold and silver fringes.

Lord Stopford

Lady Ann Bellaryse. Few ladies wore buckles-mostly white

Lady Ann Welles. Bippers, with gold and filver knots.

H. Mr. Edgecumbe Hon. Miss Thynne.

Lidy Arden. Two watches were universal, unless a pic. ture was fubftituted for one of them, or a

Hon. Miss Townthend. Hon, T, Townthend

Miss C. Keppel. fancy setting. The trains and bodies of the Ladies dresses Hon, Mr. Thynne

Miss Simpson.

Miss Cunlıffe. were principally of whice sarcin-overy few

Miss Gideon. in colours. Ribbons chiefly white.

Lord Burford

Mifs Charlotte Gideone The Gentlemen were dressed chiefly in

Mrs. Colville. dark coloured Glk crimmed with for, or in Earl of Morton

Hon. Miss Howe. velvet richly embroidered with gold, filver, and steel. They did not wear their hair Order of the COUNTRY DANCE PARTY, dressed io low at the fides, nor their toupees Prince of Wales Princess Royal. so high--moftly cwo curls on a fide. Their Duke of York Princess Augusta. coats not so high at the neck ;--- Some few Duke of Cumberland Princess Elizabeth. wore, full stocks, the Prince in particular. Hon. T. Townshend Lady Charlotte Gordon. The moes higher quartered than usual, and

Lord Cavan Lady Charlotte Bertie. the buckles (mallei - very few with two

Eail of Morton Lady Lucy Fitzgerald. watches. This falhion is given up to the

Lord Stopford

L. G. Leveson Gower, Ladies.

H, Mr. Edgecumbe L. C. Leveron Gower. Almost all the new dresses were lined with

Hon, Mr. 'Thynne Lady Ann Lellie. fatin of the same colour as the coat.

Lord Burford Hon. Mifs Thyane. gentlemen wore fur linings.

Mr. St. Leger Miss Simplon,

A few


THE Rev. William Cleaver D.D. one of

Sir F. L Rogers, bart, of Blachford, to be the prebendaries of Westminsler, to be deputy sider and master-forester of the forest bishop of Chester, vice Dr. Porteus, transla- and chace of Dartmoor, Devon. ted.

The Rev. George Hill,to be second mader Charles Euftace, esq. to be deputy quare and prof: Ifor of divinity in ihe New College master-general in Ireland, and to rank as colo. of the univerfity of St. Andrew's, vacant by nel in his Majesty's army.

the death of the Rev. Dr. Henry Spens, Stephen Freemantle, esq. to he deputy ad. Dr. Douglas, hifhop of Carlif-, !o be dean ju'ant-general in Ireland, and to rank as ma- of Windsor and Wolverhamptoo, Vice Dr. jor in his Majelty's army.

Harley, dec.


THE Rev. Hammond Robertson,

M.A. John Manby, efq. of Bead's Hall, in Erex, fellow of Magdalen College, to Miss to Miss Hannah Maria Cliffe, of Glandfordo Athlord, of Gildersham, in Yorkshire. bridge, Lincolnshire,

The Rev. Joseph Brook hank, of the City- The Rev, Mr. Reynolds, vicar of Besthorp, road to Miss Shrimpton, of High Wycombe. in Norfolk, rector of Toxwood, and chaplain

Thomas Brooke, esq. member of parlia. to the earl of Winterton, to Miss Barraud, of ment for Newton, in Lancashire, to Miss Rathbone place. Cunliffe, fifter to Sir Foster Cunliffe, Bart. Thomas Pitc, esq. of Charles.street, St.

The Rev. John Evans, rector of Sibston, James's-square, to Miss Leigh, daughter of Leicestershire, to Miss Charlotte Cooksey, Henry Cornwall Leigh, vf High Legh, Chedaughter of Holland Cooksey, esq. of Braces- mire. Leigh, Worcestershire.

. Lord Petre, to Miss Juliana Howard, Richard Lowndes, esq. of Liverpool, to youngest daughter of Henry Howard, esq. Miss Dobson, ouly daughter and heiress of the of Glossop. Late Dr. Dobron.

Mr. John Calvert Clarke, of Barbican, to Capt. Troubridge, of the royal navy, to Miss Martin, of Charter- huule-square. Miss Richardson, of Mary.le-bonne.

John Drake, esq. of Middle imore. hall, to Capt. Pilcher, son of Edward Pilcher, esq. Miss Wallace, daughter of John Wallace, of Rochester, to Miss Kirby, of Chatham. erq. of Hubberholme, Yorkshire.

H. Hawkins, erg. of Hitchin, Herts, to The Rev. John Blanchard, master of the Miss Charlotte Worcham.

academy at Nottingham, Lo Miss Ann Hoskins, At Whistlesey, in the Ine of Ely, Mr. second daughter of Abraham Hoskins, esq. Thomas Smith, aged 75, to Miss Ann Robin- of Burton-upon-Trent. fon, spinster, aged 15.

William Parflow, esq. A.B. of Corpus At Bristol, the Rev. Mr. Watson, to Miss Christi College, Cambridge, 10 Miss Jane Butler.

Jones, of Garthmill, in Montgomerythire. At Battersea, the Rev. Edward Evans, vi. The Rev. John Nicoll, recior of Remencar of Nuo-Ormsby, Lincolnshire, In Mils ham, Berks, to the Hon. Miss Mary Flower, Walkingame, of Kensington.

second daughter of the late Henry lord viscount At Bradford, Walter Scott, esg. of the Albrouk. Inand of Grenada, to Miss Sclater, daughter Abraham Mello, esq. to Miss Ann Saunof the late Richard Sclater, esq. of Bradford. ders, of Highgate.

John Hunter, esq. his Majesty's consul for Edward Miller Murdy, esq. knight of the Seville and St. Lucar, to Miss Margaret Cona Thire for Derby, to the Right Hon. lady galton, eldest daughter of Charles Congalton, dowager Middleton. clų, phyfician, in Edinburgh.

Sir Francis Samuel Drake, bart, to Miss The Rev. James Relton, of Queen's Col. Ownow, only daughter of George Oollow, lcge, and vicar of Shirburn, Oxtord, to Miss elą. Rudge, eldest daughter of the Rev. Mr. George Moore, esq. of the Excise-office, Rudge, rector of Wheatfield.

to Mrs. Meager, of Howard-street. Francis Burton, esq. of Lincoln's Inn, a Juhn Parlons, esq. of Kemerton, to Mifs king's counsel, and member for Woodilock Holme, of Brownhill, near Gloucefter. to Miss Halhead, eldest daughter of Nicholas Mr. Scammel, of Compton Chamberlain, Halhead, cly. Jate of Durham.

aged 66, to Miss Foyle, of Wyly, aged 21. Archibald Grant, esq. jun. of Money- Sir John Hatton, bart. of Long-stanton, musk, to Miss Mary Forbes, daughter of Cambridgeshire, to Miss Bridgham, daughter major Foibes,

of Bridgham, esq. an American telugee.

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Mr. Oltiwell Wood, fultian manufacturer MR. John Henry Moze, organist of St. in Manchester.

Ann's, Soho ; the Collegiate Church 24. The Rev. Randolph Ekins, 40 years of St. Catherine's, near the Tower ; and the rector of the parith of Pebmarfh. German Church, near the Savoy.

Mrs. Morley, wife of James Morley, esq. 22. lo St. Johe's street, Edinburgh, the of Kempshott, in Hampshire, Right Hon. the Earl of Hyndford.

Mr, Mindham, eldest son of Robert 13. Thomas Douglas, esq. of Grantham. Mengham, merchant, in Walbrook.


The, Rev. William. Torten, .of Edg-a The Rev. Mr. Stoup, of Kimpton, in the ware.

vale of Belvoir. Lately, Dr. John Prouty, parish priest of The Rev. Edmund Tyrwhitt, rector of Killafhanda, in Ireland, aged 102 years. Wickham, Bishop's vicar of Bromfield, ia

Lately, in Cork, in the 104th year of his Ellex; and prebend, of Chiswick, in the Cao age, Thomas Gilburne, who served in Queen thedral of St. Paul's. Anne's wars, under the Duke of Marlbo- 6. The Rev. Mr. Price, vicar of High rough, and at the battle of Dettingen, in Wycomb, Bucks, and one of the Aldermen 1743

of that borough. Allo Daniel Herling, labourer, aged 109. 7. Capt. Smeaton, in the Irish trade. Wm. Tyfsen, esq. of Cheshunt, Herts. Alex. Kershaw, of Helkin-hall, Lanca

26. Mr. John Davidlon, yeoman of the shire, aged 96. wine cellar.

8. Dr. John Harley, bishop of Hereford. 27. The most noble Jane Marchioness of He was born Sept, 29, 1928, married Roach, Lothian, at Lothian-house,

daughter of Gwynn Vaughan, esq. by whom James Buggin, esq. of Bexley, in Kent, he has left two sons and two daughters. one of the Directors of the Hudson's Bay Mr, Tho. Fearnley, Old Artillery ground, Company.

Spitalfields. 28. Capt. James Barton, many years in 9. Edward Nelthorpe, esq. of Schawby. the West India trade, aged 87.“

in Lincolnshire, brother lo Sir John Nela William Hughes, esq. of Nenodd, in the thorpe. Ide of Anglesca.

Lately, at Corney in Cumberland, the The Rev. John Arnham, rector of Poft. Rev. Mr. Fisher, aged 84 years, 52 of whicha, wick and Great Dunham, Norfolk. he had been rector of that parish. His pre

Lately, lady Trevelyan, aged 73, fifter of deceffor, Mr. Benson, held it 60 years. the late Sir Walter Blacket,

Lately, at Belton, Rutlandshire, Williara 29. Dennis OʻKelly, esq. the owner of Kelburn, aged 79, father and grandfather to Eclipse.

89 children ; and within three days, Thomas 30. Mr. Alex. Parkes, of Stockport, Che, Kelburn, his brother, aged 87. thire,

Lately, Mr. Edward Luxford, 'penAt Frostenden, in Suffolk, Roger Main, maker, of Houndsdicch. waring, esq. younger brother of the late 11. Tho. Starling, esq. of the city of Nor. Eston Mainwaring Eller ker, esq. and uncle of wich, aged 8o. the countess of Leiceiter.

Mrs. Lacy, wife of Mr. Lacy, late Patea. 31. John Berens, esq. of Broad - ftreet. tee of Drury-lane Theatre. 1788.

At Paddington, Col. John Peters, who Jan. 1. At Bath, Mrs. Southcote, relia was born at Hebron, in Conne&icut, June of John Parker Southcote, esq. of that place. 1740. He took an active part against the

At Kilmarnock, Scotland, Janet Allan, Americans, for which he was obliged to take aged 105.

refuge in this country. Ai Renton-house, Scotland, Sir John Capt. James Sinclair, in the service of the Home, bart.

East India Company.
David Crawford, esq. of Catronbank, At Stanton Wick, Bath, John Adams, esq.
Captain-lieutenant of the late 83d reg. 12. Ac Shrubland-hall, in Suffolk, the

2. John Phillips, esq. of Duke-Atreet, Rey. John Bacon, M. A.
Westminster, formerly a brewer in Peter Mr. William Dare, of Sion College,

At Brussels, lady Catherine Bellasis. 3. Mr. Bullock, grocer, at Hackney. At Chowbent, Lancashire, Mr. John

Simon Scroop, esg. at Danby- upon. Yoie, Mort, aged 86. Yorkshire.

Lately, at Waterford, in Ireland, the Rev. 4. The Rev. Edward Chester, of Kelve. Alex. Alcock, Archdeacon of Lismore. don and Eastford, aged 67,

13. Mr. John Davis, haberdasher, Bi. Mrs. Bent, wife of Mr. Bent, bookseller, shopsgate-street. in Paternoster-row.

Douglas, esq. one of the Proprietors Duncan Grant, esg. of Forres, Scotland. of the great cotton-manufactory at Holywell,

5. James Holford, esq. Charles-Atreet, in Flintshire. Berkeley-Iquare.

John Cope Freeman, esq. of Abbots LangMr. Fifield, grocer and tea; dealer, Glou, ley, Herts. serter-street, Queen-square,

Lately, at Hales Owen, aged gi, Mrs. Sa Miss Sanxay, of Cncam,

rah Green, widow,

14. AS 14. At Bath, Mr. Smyth, father of Mrs. Portrait and an Account of him in our Ma. Fitzherbert.

gazine for August 1782.) Sir Philip Jennings Clerke, bart. member Frederiok Pilon, author of feveral dra. fax Torners.

matic pieces (See page 58). Mrs. Spencer, wife of Mr. Spencer, in 18. Mro. Manship, mother of Mr. Man. Bow Street, Covent Garden.

thip, a Director of the East India Company. Mr, Tho, Smith, printer and bookseller, Lately, Mr. Henry Wichells, grocer, in Canterbury.

Lothbury. Mifs Roberts, eldest fifter of the Rev. Dr. Lately, Mr. Sculthorpe, of Princes-freet, Roherts, master of St. Paul's school.

Cavendish.square. Lately, at Sneltilbam in Norfolk, Nicholas 19. Walter Calmady, efq. onc of the oldest Styleman, ela.

officers of the navy. Lately, in Jamaica, the Hon. Wm. Peete, Mr. Thomas H»pley, aged 86, Master of age of the judges Alliftant of that Iftand, the Horse at the Dock yard, Chatham. and only con of Richard Peete, esq. of Nor- Larely, Richard Doidge, esq. of Elford. wich.

leigh, near Plympton, high-lheriff of Devon. 15. At Hexham, Robert Shaftoe, esq. of Mire in

1771. Bausngton, in Northumberlanda

20. Arthur Cuthbert, esq. Berners-street. Parkins Mac Mahon, ela.

Mr. Arthur Clewin, farmer, at Finchley. Mr. Thomas Mason, attorney-at-law, Mr. Benjamin Panley, formerly a baker Błącliman. Atreet, Southwark.

in Jewin-streer. Lately, Mr. Arthur, a brewer, and Al. Lately, at Blenheim-park, Mr. Richard derman at Plymouth

Sniallbones, more than go years park keeper 16. Sir William Castleton, bart, at Hing, tp the Dukes of Marlborough. ham, Norfolk, aged 87,

21. Thomas Moore, efq. in Moore-place, At Glasgow, capt. Addison, of the stue in the 88th year of his age. regt.

Daniel Bayne, efq. of the Inner Templo. At Rochielmay, the countefs of Fife, mo- Mr. William Lewis, at Fareham. ther of the eart' of Fife,

Mrs. Grace Cotterel, daughter of the late Lock Rollinson, erg. of Chadlington, in Sir Clement Cotterel Dormer. Oxfordfhire.

The Rev. John Francis Delaporte, at Car. Ar Canterbury, Mr. William Hills, of malton in Surry, in the goth year of his age, Chancery-lane.

Lately, Mr. Craddock, at Enfield. Lately, Mr. John Smal, merchant, of 22. Thomas Smith, esq. formerly a wholeBafinghall-street.

fale finen-draper in Milk-ftreet. 17. Arthur Gray, erq. agent of the Ayr Mrs. Catherine Clark, late proprietor of Bank,

Rackstrow's Museum, Fleet-street. Mrs. Bayley, wife of Na:haniel Bayley, 24. John Elliott, esq. Binfield, Berks. eg. of Jamaica.

25. Theophilus Osborne Herriett, csq. Ac Paris, the Count de Graffe, who was ta. Lately, Mr. Henry George Vigne, miniakes prisoner by Admiral Rodney. (See a tore-painter.


K RU U PTS, DA AVID Williams, of Great Mary.le. gurjon, of St. James's-street, Westminster,

bonne-street, Middlesex, dealer and, milliner. Samuel Turocr, of G.insburgh, chepraan. John Thomas, jun. of Falmouth, Lincolnshire, mercer, draper, dealer and Cornwall, grocer. Michael Evans, of Stafa Chapman, Richard Delve, of Chudleigh, Deford, grocar. Thomas Richardson and John vonshire, butcher. John Stickland, of New, Murray, of the Minories, London, mercers gate-market, cheesemonger. John Hopkins, md copartners. Thomas Pugh, of Olweftry, of Horsley, in Gloucestershire, carrier. SteSakup, scrivener. John Learner, of Norwich, phen Parmanțier, of Conduit ftreet, taylor. Ladler. Deborah Wingate, of Cromhall, William Simpson, of Fleet-market, mealman. Gloucefter fire, blanket and rug manufactu. Isaac Delvalle, of Fenchurch-street, broker. fr. Robert Higham, of Peddinghoe, Sussex, Thomas Wall and William Ball, of Bristol, mariner. Thomas Twine, of Warrington, maltiters. John Munden, of Swansea, block Lancafnire, liquor merchant. William Lu- and fail-cloth-maker. John Percival, of cas and William Beaumont, of the Middle- Northwich, woollen-draper. John Hays, of yard, Great Queen-ftreet, lidilesex, cabinets Hindley, in Lancashire, vi&ualler, Johor rakecs. Richard Whoilam, of Yedding, Dent, of Wapping-street, grocer, Middlekx, potatoe-Boerchau. Duncan Fer.



For FEBRUARY, 1788. [Embellished with, 1. A Portrait of G. L. Gower, Marquis of STAFFORD,** 2. A View of GAZIPOOR. And 3. Another Specimen of ANCIENT ENGLISH ARCHITECTURE.]


Page Historical and Biographical Anecdotes ; Account of G. L. Gower, Marquis of including Funeral of William the Con. Statfird


queror-Anecdotes of Edward III.Traits for the Life of the late Achenian Directions given by Richard II, about Stuart

68 his Funeral-Death of Simon de MontCurious Observation in Oriental Natural fort, Earl of Leicester-Anecdotes of History

70 Sir John Maltravers, an Affociate in the Anecdote of the late Col. James Campbell ib. Murder of Edward II.-The Peacock, Leller of the late Mr. Sterne 71 a favourite Dim of the 13th Century 99 Letter from Gen. Wolfe to Col. Burton ib. Masquerade Intelligence at the Pantheon Description of a Mosque at Gazipoor 72 and Opera House

103 Anecdote

ib, Theatrical Journal ; including Prologue Short Hints given to Lord Deskford, going to the revived Play of King and no to begin his Education at Oxford

73 King-Plan and Character of Mrs. An Argument used by some Writers in Cowley's Tragedy of Sparta ; or, The

Defence of the Legality of the Slave Rival Kings, and the Epilogue to it-Trade, viz. the Mixture of an Owran

Account of the Theatrical Exhibitions Outang with a Female African, by at Richmond House, &c. &c.

104 which they think a Race of Animals Poetry ; including Ode to Anna Matilda *may be produced, partaking of the Na

The Visit to the Dock-yard, and va. ture of each, refuted


rious other Pieces of original Poetry 10% Of the Duty of a Journalist. By the late Journal of the Proceedings of the Fifth Dr. Jobnion


Sellion of the Sixteenth Parliament of Jekyll. Political Eclogue the Third.

78 Great-Britain : viz. Lords Proceedings Receipt to make perpetual Yeast of Barm. and Debates on Motion respecting late

Communicated by Geo. Dempiter, Esq. Election of a Scotch Peer-Lord RawM. P.

80 don's Bill for Relief of Insolvent DebtThe London Review, with Anecdoces ors-Scotch Distillery Bill Late Na. of Authors. val Promotions, &c.

213 Dwight's Conquest of Canaan : a Poem 81 - Commons ; including Proceedings and Marcellus and Julia : a Dialogue 84 Debates on Charges against Sir Elijah Such Things Are ; a Play in Five Acts. Impey, with his Defence, and the ExBy Mis. Inchbald

85 aminations of Witnesses on the same Fullarton's View of the English Interests Libellous Paragraphs and Pamphlets io ludia (continued) 88 Late Naval Promotions, &c.

116 The First Part of Sir Edward Coke's Account of the Trial of Warren Hastings, Commentary upon Littleton ; with Esq. (late Governor-General of Bengal)

Notes and References, by Francis Har. before the High Court of Parliament,
grave and Charles Butler, of Lincoln's. for High Crimes and Misdemeanors,
Inn, E:quires
89 during the firit fix Days

224 A Poetical Tour in the Years 1784, 5, Foreign Intelligence

and 6, by a Member of the Arcadian Monthly Chronicle, Preferments, Births, Society of Rome

95 Marriages, Obituary, Prices of Stocks, Letters on the Slave Trade. By Thomas Grain, &c.

Cooper, Esq. with the Supplement 98

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