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at two years and three quarters old, surprised his father by playing a tune on the harpsichord readily and in just time: soon after he played several, whatever his mother sung, or whatever he heard in the streets.
Samuel, the youngest, though he was three years old be. fore he aimed at a tune, yet by constantly hearing his brother practise, and being accustomed to good music and masterly execution, before he was six years old arrived at such perfection as to surpass, in many particulars, the at. tainments of most professors, and before he could write was a composer, and mentally set the airs of several oratorios, which he retained in memory till he was eight years old, and then wrote them down,
LXV. Names of those who first constituted the Antiquarian
4 List of the Society of Antiquaries, extracted from their Char,
ters of Incorporation, dated November 2, 1751.
THE FIRST COUNCIL.
MARTIN FOLKES, esq. Philip Yorke, esq.
Samuel Gale, esq.
Daniel Wray, esq. James West, esq. V. P. John Ward, LL.D. James Theobald, esq. V. P. Jeremiah Milles, D.D. Richard Viscount Fitzwilliam. Cromwell Mortimer, D.D. Hugh Lord Willoughby, of Richard Rawlinson, LL.D. Parham.
Browne Willis, LL.D. Sir Joseph Ayloffe, bart. George Vertue, gent. Charles Compton, esq.
Joseph Ames, gent. On the fourteenth of November the following Members were
nominated under the Power of the Charter.
Maurice Johnson, esq.
Sir Charles Mordaunt, bart.
George Lynn, esq.
William Sotheby, esq. William Bogdani, esq. Philip Henry Warburton, esq. James Mundy, esq.
George Shelvocke, esq. Robert New, esq.
William Cowper, esq. Nicholas Hardinge, esq.
John Eardley Wilmot, esq. Charles Frederick, esq.
Thomas Edwards, esq. William Hall, esq.
William Strahan, esq. William Draper, esq.
John Lawry, M A. Walter Bowman, esq.
Peter Davall, esq. Samuel Tuffnel, esq.
John Booth, gent. Wm. Richardson, D. D.
Marsh Dickenson, esq. Edward Vernon, D. D. William Cole, M. A. David Papillon, esq.
Charles Chauncy, M.D. Thomas Birch, M. A. Benjamin Prideaux, esq. Jobn Sawbridge, esq.
Erasmus Earle, esq. Andrew Mitchel, esq. Henry Rooke, gen Zachary Chambers, esq.
Samuel Reynardson, esq. Geo. Lewis Scott, esq.
Samuel Squire, D.D. William Bowyer, gent.
Charles Joy, esq. John Cay, esq.
John Hill, esq. Thomas Barret, esq.
Josiah Colebroke, gent. John Locker, esq.
Wm. Townshend, gent, Peter Collinson, gent.
John Locke, esq Sir Arthur Forbes, bart. Francis Blomefield, M.A. And. Ducarel, LL.D. Hon. Heneage Legge, esq. Thom. Morrell, D.D. Gustavus Brander, gent. Theodore Jacobson, esq.
Edmund Sawyer, esq. John Carter, esq.
John Taylor, LL.D. John Greene, esq.
Sir Tho. Robinson, hart. William Hanbury, esq.
Rev. Andrew Gifford. Charles Lyttleton, Dean of James Parsons, M. D. Exeter.
William Hooker, gent. Rt. Hon. John Lord Viscount Francis Wise, B.D. Tyrconnel
Philip Smith, gent. David Hartley, M. A.
Samuel Mead, esq. Joshua Bļew, gent.
Walter Johnson, gent. Henry Baker, gent.
Francis Wollaston, esq. James Burrough, esq.
Henry Read, esq.
William Mitford, esq.
James Burrow, esq.
The names of Archbishop Herring and Lord Chancellor Hardwicke, were added December 12, 1751.
LXVI, Writers in the Controversy on the Confessional.
March 16, 1780. THE following is a catalogue of the names of the writers in the two controversies occasioned by the publication of the Confessional, and the presentation of the clergy's petition to the House of Commons. It is left to the more curious and inquisitive to appropriate their respective works to their rightful owners; and this catalogue is subject to the correction of your correspondents, who may be possessed of better information than your occasional contributor,
A Country Clergyman.
Allen, John, M. A. Vice Principal of Magdalen Hall, Oxford.
bridge. BLACKBURNE, FRANCIS, M. A. Archdeacon of Cleveland. Blackstone, Sir William, D.C. L. Buckler, Mr. Benjamin. Burnaby, Andrew, M. A. Vicar of Greenwich. Carlos, James, M. A. Chaplain to the Bishop of St. David's,
and Rector of Blofield. Carter, Nicholas, D. D. Rector of Woodchurch, Kent, Clarke, Richard, Rector of Hartley, Kent. Cooper, Samuel, M. A. Rector of Merley and Yelverton,
Norfolk. Dawson, Benjamin, LL.D. Roctor of Burgh, Suffolk, Disney, John, D.D. Vicar of Swinderby, Lincolnshire. Duncan, John, D.D. Rector of South Warmborough, Hants. Edwards, Thomas, D. D. late Fellow of Clare Hall, Cam
bridge. Evanson, Edward, M. A, late Vicar of Tewkesbury, Glou
Firebrace, John, A. B. late Lecturer of St. Paul's, Deptford. Forster, Nathaniel, M. A. of All Saints, Colchester, and
Tolleshunt Knights, Essex. Fleming, Caleb, Þ. D. Furneux, Philip, D. D. Goddard, T. M. A. Rector of Swell, Somersetshire. Gwatkin, Tbomas, of Malden, Essex, since Professor of
Mathematics and Natural Philosophy in William and Mary
College, Virginia. Hallifax, Samuel, LL. D. King's Professor of Civil Law,
Cambridge, Hardy, Samuel, Rector of Little Blakenham, Suffolk, and
Lecturer of Enfield, Middlesex. Harris, Dr, of Lupit, near Honiton, Harvest, George, M. A. Fellow of Magdalen College,
Cambridge. Harwood, Edward, D.D. Haslet, Rey. of Maidstone, Kent. Hey, John, B, D. Fellow of Sidney Sussex College, Cam
bridge, and Preacher at Whitehall. Hopkins, William, A. B. Vicar of Bolney, and Master of
the Grammar School of Cuckfield, Sussex. Hurd, Bishop. Ibbetson, James, D. D. Archdeacon of St. Alban's, Rector
of Bushy, Herts, and Prebendary of Lincoln. Jebb, John, M. A. and M. D. Jones,
Vicar of Shephall, Hertfordshire, Jones, William, A. B. late of University College, Oxford,
Rector of Pluckley, Kent. Law, Bishop Lindsey, Theophilus, M. A. (late) Vicar of Catterick, York
shire. Madan, M. A. B. Chaplain to the Lock Hospital. Norman, Henry, late Minor Canon of Winchester. Paley, William, M. A. Fellow of Christ's College, Cams
bridge. Palmer, Rey. John. Patten, Dr. Peckard, Peter, M. A. Plumptree, Robert, D. D. President of Queen's College,
Cambridge, and Archdeacon of Colchester,
Randolph, Thomas, D. D. President of C. C. C. Oxford,
Lady Margaret's Professor of Divinity, and Archdeacon
of Oxford. Ridley, Gloucester, D. D. Minister of Poplar. Robinson, Rev. Robert, of Cambridge. Robertson, William, D. D. of Wolverhampton. Roe, Samuel, M. A. Vicar of Stotfolde, Bedfordshire. Rose, William, M. A. of Chiswick. Rotherham, John, M. A. Rector of Ryton, Durham. Rutherforth, Thomas, D. D. and F. R. S. Archdeacon of
Essex, and King's Professor of Divinity in Cambridge. Secker, Archbishop. Seward, Thomas, Canon Residentiary of Litchfield. Sheppard, Richard, B. D. Fellow of C. C. C. Oxford, and
Rector of Friskney in Lincolnshire. Stevens, Thomas, M. A. Fellow of Trinity College, Cam
bridge. Stone, Francis, M. A. Rector of Cold-Norton, Essex. Sturges, John, M. A. Preb. of Winchester, and Chaplain
in Ordinary to his Majesty. Temple, Anthony, M. A, Master of the Free School of
Richmond, and Vicar of Easby, Yorkshire.
of Christ Church, Oxford. Towers, Joseph, LL. D. Towgood, Rev. Mr. Tucker, Josiah, D, D. Dean of Gloucester. Watson, Richard, D. D. King's Professor of Divinity in
Cambridge. Whitfield, Henry, D. D. Vicar of Brightlingsea, Essex. Williams, Rev. David. Wollaston, Francis, LL. B. and F. R, S, Rector of Chisle
hurst, Kent. Wood, John, B.D. Rector of Cadleigh, Devon, and formerly
Fellow of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge. Wywill, Christopher, LL. B. Rector of Black Notley, Essex.