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Prices of Grain-Theatrical Register.Bill of Mortality. have left some papers behind him, on the F.R.S. rector of Gotham, co. Nottingham, useful subject of ventilation; which it is much and author of the “ Flora Scotica;" well to belroped his nephew (who we understand known for his proficiency in botanical and to be his executor) will in no great length natural knowledge, and the companion of of time oblige the world by publishing. Mr. Pennant in his tour through Scotland.

20. After a few hours illness, at his house 26. At Greenwich, Mrs. Standert, widow in l'xbridge, the Rev. John Lightfoot, M.A. of Frederick S. esq.

* Promotions, Preferments, &c. are unavoidably postponed for want of room. AVERAGE PRICES of CORN, from Feb. 11, to Feb. 16, 1788.

Wheat Rye Barley Oats Beans 11 COUNTIES upon the COAST. s. diss. d.fs. d. s. d.fs. d. Eflex

5 810 02 812 11: IR London 5 913 312 912 02 10

Suffolk

4 23 2 2 72 COUNTIES INLAND.

Norfolk 4 33 5i no Middlesex

02 912 413

Lincolo

5 32 112 51 102
Susry
6 213

43
York

5 63

62 III II Hereford 912 13 5 Durham

5 54 02 101 1113 I Bedford 5 53 412

Northumberld. 5 43 52 71 11 4 8 Cambridge

61

6 Cumberland 5 83 62 6'1 II Huntingdon

6 51 92 5 Weltmoriand I'o 03 9111 Northampton 5 62 102 51 82 7 Lancashire 6 1ο 03 1 2

314 Rutland

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61 102 5 4

Cheshire 5 113 93 3,0 Leicefier

5 73

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8 | Monmouth

5 100 Nottingham

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4 | Somerset 5 83 02 Derby 1. C2 102 14 3 Devon

81 60 Stafford

910 03

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Cornwall

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91 5.0 Salop 102 112

Dorset

05 5

8 2 5 11

71113 Hereford

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5 Worcester

5 80
02 II II 3
3 Suflex

5 910

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9 Warwick 5 8 9 [ 1913

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9 Glouceftes

5 5 Wilts

WALES, Feb. 4, to Feb. 19, 1788. 5 Berks 5 70

82 013 Oxford

North Wales 5 914 313
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THEATRICAL REGISTER.
Feb.
DRURY LANE.

27. Judas Maccabæns. 1. Merchant of Venice-The Humourift.

25. Love in the East -The Humourift. 2. Fate of Sparta-Comus.

29. Redemption. 4. The Heiress-Selima and Azor.

Feb. 5. The Fate of Sparta–The Deserter.

COVENT GARDEN. 7. The Committe--Selima and Azor.

1. The Man of the World—The Farmer. 8. Redemption.

2. Robin Hood-Midnight Hour. 9. The Fate of Spaita-Comus.

4. Conscious Lovers-Maid of the Oaks. 11. School for Scandal-Harlequin Junior. 5. Love in a Village-Cornus. 1 2. The Fate of Sparta-Selima and Azor. 7. The Beaux Stratagem-The Farmer,

9. The Duenna--The Positive Man. 14. The Fate of Sparta-The First Floor. II. Conscious Lovers---Maid of the Oaks.

12. Rule a Wife and have a Wife--St. Patr. Da. 15. Redemptior. 16. The Fate of Sparta – The Deserter. 14. Love makes a Man-The Dumb Cake. 18. Richard the Third-Harlequin Junior.

16. Merchant of Venice-Love a-la-Mode. 19. The Fate of Sparta-Selima and Azor. 18. The Miser -- Dumb Cake. 25. Alexander's Feast.

19. The Recruiting Oficer-The Farmer. 21. Love in a Village-Harlequin Junior. 21. The Careless Husband -Ditto. 22. Acis and Galace 1.

23. The Lady of the Minor- The Citizen. 23. The Fate of Spart::--The Humourist. 25. The Capricious Lad:--The Dumb Cake. 25. Love in ibe Ea - The Humourist. 26. Robin Hood-Midnight Hour. 26. Ditto--tligi Lif below Stairs.

28. The Recruiting Other- The Citizen. BILL O MORTALITY, from Feb. 5, in Feb. 26, 1788. Christened. 1 Buried.

5 123 | 50 and Males Males

5 and 10 61 60 and Females 634

10 and 20

77 70 and 20 and 30 123

o apd Waereof have died under two years old 435

90 36

30 and 40 139 90 and 100 9 Peck Loaf 25. 304.

40 and 50 169 IOI

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LACI DAY'S PRICE OF STOCKS IN FEBRUARY, 1788. Punt 3 perci z per Co., Ditto 4 per Col5 perci Long Short Diero India | India India is Sex

O New ? pérc New 13 per Cuperc. Excheq Lottery stock. Jieduc. consols. 1726 Confoi. 5777. 1773 Stuck. Ann. Bonds. Stock. Ann

175' Navy. Scrip. Scrip Bills. Tickets. Sunday

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82 N.B, In the 3 per Cent. Conduks. Che highest and lowest Price of opcl. Duy is given; in

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otlaer Stock the ligliott Price only.

The Gentleman's Magazine ;

ST. JOHN's Gate.

LOND.GAZETTE
GENERAL Éven.

St. James's Chron.
Whitehall Even.
London Chron.
London Evening.
Lloyd's Evening
London Packet
English Chron.
Daily Advertiser
Public Advertiser
Gazetteer
Public Ledger
Morning Chron.
Morning Post
Morning Herald
Gener. Advertiser
The Times
The World

I erby
Exrler
Gloucefter
Hereford
Hull
Ipswich
IRELAND
Leeds 2
Leicester
Lewes
Liverpool 3
Maidltone
Manchetter 2
Newcafe 3
Northampton
Norwich 2
Nottingham
OXFORD
Reading
Salisbury
SCOTLAND
Sheifeld 2
Shertorne 2
Shrewsbury
Stamford
Winchester
Worcenter
YORK 3

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Bach 2

Birmingham 2
Bristol 4

Bury St Edmund's
CAMBRIDGE
Canterbury 2
Chelmsford
Coventry
Cumberland

For MARCH 1788.

220

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Meteor. Diaries for Mar.1783, and Apr.1787 186 Description of a curious new-invented Stove 209
Mr. Tyrwhite vindicated from an Aspersion 187) Bouthun Hospital Seal-Urtoxeter old Vale 216

Provincial Words and Customs in Northumb. 188A Reformation in Slave Trade why expedient 211
Monument.Inscriptions in Abbey-church, Bath189 Humanity of a Raven-Labour and Solitude 213
Remarks on the Games of Cricket and Whist ib Alteration of the Coinage-Buffon elucidated 214
Milliary and Inscription of Trajanus Decius 190 Cautions hinted to Committee on Slave Trade 215
Remarkable Instances of Longerity at Shifinal 19 1 Errors in Johnson's Works-Athenian Stuart 21"
Extraordinary Cure of a Cancer by Cleavers ib. Further Strictures on Harmer's Observations 218
Natural Curiosity at Hartingfordbury, Herts is. An entertaining Experiment in Electricity
A wonderful Escape after Fall into Coal Pit 192 Medical Society's Bas Relief, whence tak n 221
Useful Hint to the new Oxford Lexicograp!:er 16. Remarks on Whitaker's Censures of Johnton it.
Lett

. to Price, on corresponding with Priestley 193 Calidore's Second Letterto Archuleacon Paley 222 Stonehenge in Frieseland.-Orig. Anecdotes 195 Fine old Chimney Piece at Salifbry described 224 An original Letter from the D. of Albemarle il

. Carious Original Letter of Oliver Cromwell 235 On the Cultivation of our National History 196 Silver Coin found near London Bridge Brief Memoirs of the famous Henry de Justel 198 Proceedings in prefent Seffion of Parliament ib. Knaptoft, co. Leicester-Hamlet illustrated 199 REVIEW OF NEW PUBLICATIONS

233-24 Clement.Sobiesky– Yew-tree near Churches 200 SELECT POETRY, ancient and mod. 249–253 Human Misery, as painted by ancient Moralists 201 E. India News, Foreign Affairs, American IntelThe very superior Consolations of Christianity ib. ligence, Domestic Occurrences, &c: 254–268 Remarks on Pinkerton's Diston the Goths 203 Births, Marriages, Deaths, &c. 269-273 Authentic Anecdotes of Alexander Selkirk 206 Prices of Grain-Theatrical Register, &c.

279 Coffiu found at Reading—Morsels of Criticism 208) Daily Variations in the Prices of Stocks 280 Embellished with a Portrait of Dr. HENRY DE JUSTEL; a fine old CHIMNEY Piece at SALISBURY'; a curious new-invested Stove; a RoMAN VASE;

Remarkable SEALs; a SILVER COIN, &c. &c.

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METEOROLOGICAL TABLE for March, 1788.
Height of Fahrenheit's Thermometer, Height of Fahrenheit's Thermometer.
Barom. Weather

Barom. Weather
fin. pts.lin Mar. 1788.

in. pts.in Mar. 1788.

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OBSERVATIONS.
- Wryneck (Jynx torquilla) returns and pipes.- Standard pear-trees in bloom.---- Pastures

yellow with bloom of dendelins.-i Pluillyrea media in bloom --- Leaves of forward
horie chesnuts half expan:led - Some swallo:vs appear one hundred miles north of Lon-
don but none seen here yet.--Minite pature-ruh (juncus campestris) and itichwort
(Itellaria holoftea) in bloom.-- Elder (fambucus nigra) in leat. Cáckoo lieard. --
i Laughing wren (regulus trou cristatus medius Raii) langtis.-- Tit lark (alau la praten.
sis) and black cap (motacilla atricapilla) fing.- Redítart (motacilla phan.curus) and
some swallows appear.com, Apple-trees and lilac in bloom. Finches Itul pull off the

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March 24.

Mr. URBAN,

ness and impatience. Mr. S. was that #*#* father (lays Tristram morning to let out for the country,

Shandy) had such a fire where he expected to meet Mr. TyrM

mifbing, cutting kind of whitt; who, having heard of Dr. Johnway with him in his dis son's peremptory decision in the business

putations, thrufling and of Rowley, very naturally wished to be *** ripping, and giving every acquainted with the particular circum

one a froke to remember stances on which that decision was him by in bis turn; that, if ibere were founded. To obtain such intelligence twenty people in company, in less than for Mr. Tyrwhitt, was the sole object of balf-an-bour he was sure to have every Mr. S's early visit and precipitate en• one of them againh him. Somewhat, quiries." perhaps, of this characteristic is discern That Mr. S. always thought the Poible in the correspondence of the late ems forged, is cerrain. That he was not Dr. Samuel Johnson.

pleased to find Dr. Johnson so fully In two of his letters, published by convinced, is by no means a fact. It Mrs. Piozzi, are the following fictures; might rather be observed, that Dr. and on each of these I shall trouble you Johnson himself was piqued at finding with a few reinarks, extracted from an Mellis. T. and S. refolved to make explanatory note I have just received their own eyes and understandings their from a friend, who think's (like Fal. judges in the Chartertonian controversy, staff) that such sneaps jould not be un instead of expressing complete acquidergone without reply.

escence in his decrees. On his dererVol. I. p. 326. Steevens seems con minations, however, he withed them to neiled wiib Tyrwbitt in publishing Chat. repore, strove to laugh Mr. S. out of terton's Poems; be came very anxiously his intended journey to Bristol, and fie to know the result of our enquiries; and, nally dropped this stroke of facire on tbough be fays be alıvays thought them him, becaule he perlisted in his design forged, is not well pleajed to find us so to accompany Mr. T. and look at mafully convinced.

nuscripts, of which the Doctor himfelf “ Thai eagerness in Mr. S. which could be no competent examiner, for Dr. Johnson construed into anxiety, was want of eyelight keen enough to trace mertly the effect of haite. When he the weak vestiges of alınoit evanescent called in Bolt-court, he had little time ink. On the score of knowledge in anto spare; and being kept waiting till cient hand-writing, liis qualifications the Doctor could be prevailed on to for the same talk were equally difput. leave his bed, might realonably be als able. Had Mr. S. however, been the Jowed urge the queftions he came to first to declare against the genuineness propofu, with some degree of earnest of these verses, was it not posible zhad blofToms of the polyanthus.-- This gentle rain soaked into the grounn, and much encollow raged vegetation ; hatty showers in larger quantities are not so beneficial, as they run often and feed rivers only.-- Saxifraga granulata in bloom.-p Alyflum saxatile and evergreen candied tuft (iber sempervirens) in bloon.

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