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however, that it is too late for us to rectify the defects of the transcription to which he has adverted.

Several enquiries having been made after the work from which an extract was given in the State of Public Affairs for March, page 264, we here insert the title:-Lettre a Monsieur A. F. T. Du F****, Membre du Consistoire et Tresorie de l'Eglise Protestante de Rouen. A Paris, 1806. It is a small octavo pamphlet, in fifty-five pages, and is signed at the end-Photinus, Paris, 6 Decembre, 1806. It will, we believe, soon appear in an English dress.


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HE Experimental Farmer, enlarged and improved according to the latest improvements. By R. Parkinson. 2 vols. 11. 5s. General View of the Agriculture 1s. 6d. of the County of Essex. By Arthur Young, esq. 2 vols. 8vo. 11. 1s.


Memoirs of John Lord de Joinville, Grand Seneschal of Champagne. Written by himself. Translated by T. Johnes, esq. Voi. 1. 4to. 41. 4s.


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IED.] At Windsor, the Rt. Rev. John Douglas, D.D. Lord Bishop of Salisbury, Chancellor of the Order of the Garter, and a Trustee of the British Museum, F.R.S. and .A.S. (A further account of the life of this eminent scholar will appear in ur next.)

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M.A. for his Essay, On the Fulness of
Time when Christ came into the world.

The Rev. Mr. Penrose, A.M. of Corpus Christi College, has been appointed Bampton Lecturer for the year 1808.

The Rev. Herbert Marsh, B.D. Fellow of St. John's-college, has been elected Lady Margaret's Professor of Divinity, in the room of the late Professor Mainwaring.


The Board of Agriculture has voted their gold medal to the Bishop of Llandaff, for his new and extensive plantations on the banks of the Derwentwater-lake.


published in 1792, in one volume 4to, and written with much liberality.


Died.] At Harwich, aged 27, Capt. Dawson, of the 79th regiment, eldest son of John Dawson, esq. of Mosleyhill, Liverpool.


On Friday, May 22, about twelve o'clock, a fire broke out in a bake- Died.] At Southampton, Lady house in the town of Chudleigh, Stuart, widow of the late Sir Simon which raged with increasing fury, Stuart, Bart.-At Barton-house, aged and, at length, communicated to a 81, ir Thoinas Moore, bart. forhouse conning two barrels of gun- merly of Bury St. Edmund's, and the powder, which belonged to a person last heir-male of Sir Richard Moore, employed in blowing up the rocks: bart. of Pakenham in Suffolk.-At this soon took are, and blew up with Alresford, Edward Hopkins, esq. an a terrible explosion. The wind being eminent solicitor of that place, whose very high, and many houses on each death is universally lamented by his side of the street covered with thatch, numerous acquaintance.-Drowned, the whole town became a general con- in the wreck of the Blanche frigate, flagration. Only one fire engine off Morlaix (see p. 3:3), Mr. Goodcould be found in the town, and chat bew, a gentleman of great talents and was soon after burned. Exeter is the attainments. He had contrived a nearest place from which any asit system of naval signals, which reance could be procured, and that ceived the approbation of the best being nine miles distant, there was judges, and will probably be brought nothing to stop the progress of the into general practice. He was going flames. The market-house, and all to superintend the execution of them the houses ex epting about when the melancholy event happened. seven, at the extreme ends of the town, were As an artist he possessed no ordinary consumed. Fortunately, no lives skill, and his drawings are much adwere lost; the church being a little mired. His poetical effusions manito windward of the flames, was saved, fest humour and fancy. and proved an asylum for the distressed inhabitants, whose situation must be truly deplorable. The number of houses destroyed is estimated at 175, the owners of which are many of them now without property, and all without a home. We trust that the purses of Englishmen, which were open to an enemy, the unhappy citizens of Leyden, will not be closed against the no less unfortunate inhabitants of Chudleigh, their countrymen and friends. Chudleigh was a beautiful town, about nine miles W.S.W. of Exeter, with a weekly market on Saturday. The woollen manufacture was its principal trade.

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The result of a course of experiments has been laid before the Hereford Agricultural Society, by T. A. Knight, esq. from which it appears, that the strength of the juice of any cider-apple is in exact proportion to its weight. Thus the juices of the inferior apples are light when compared with the juices of the old and approved sorts. The forest stire outweighed every other, until it was put in competition with the new variety produced by Mr. Knight, from the Siberian Crab and the Lulham Pearmain, nor could another juice be found equal in weight to the latter.

Died.] The Rev. Thomas Allen, vicar of Bridstow, and perpetual cu rate of Brimfield, and a justice of the peace for the county.

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vered from the sea, which, when im- lost in the Glorieux man of war; proved, would be worth 1,340,000l. George, who was in the service of the A storm of hail, rain, thunder, and East India Company, was killed in lightning lately took place at Preston, India, and Edward, who was a cap more severe than ever before expe- tain in in the army, feil a victim to rienced in that part of the country. the climate, at St. Lucie. His LordSome of the hailstones, which were ship's two eldest daughters, by his measured, were upwards of three second marriage, are the wives of the inches and a half in circumference. Hon. and Rev. Gerald Valerian WelDied.] At Tower, in Furness, the lesley, and the Hon. Henry Wellesley, Rev. Mr. Bell, in his 95th year; and brother to Marquis Wellesley. His on the same day, and in the same Lordship is succeeded in his titles and house, his brother-in-law, Mr. Win, estates by his son Charles Henry VisHemming, in his 91st year. Mr. Bell count Chelsea, now Earl Cadogan. had been curate of Tower upwards of 61 years; and about seven years ago, Died.] At Ashley Park, aged 79, two of his predecessors, curates of Sir Henry Fletcher, bart. of CleaTower, were living, one at Neath- hall, Cumberland, for which county waite in Furness, the other at Gray- he was member of parliament 40 years. rigg in Westmorland. A short time Sir Henry was originally brought up ago, a gentleman of the reighbour- in the naval service of the East India hood asked Mr. Bell what the curacy Company, and commanded two of of Tower might be worth? On which its ships, the Stormont and Middlehe answered, that it was now a very sex, in succession. On his return good thing, viz. about 351. per annum, home he was chosen a director of the whereas, at the time he came there, Company, and continued so for 18 it was not worth more than 101. Al- years, except when he went out by though Mr. Bell had been blind for rotation. He was first returned a many years, yet he performed the occasional duty until a short time previous to his death.

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Member to serve in Parliament for Cumberland in 1768; and in 1799, we find him approving of the treaty of peace, so far as regarded the East India Company's settlements, but in a cautious and guarded manner.When Mr. Fox introduced his celebrated India bill, Nov. 18, 1783, Sir Henry Fletcher was nominated one of the seven commissioners for the affairs of Asia, along with Lord Fitzwilliam, Viscount Lewisham, Sir Gilbert Elliott, &c. Sir Henry, in 1796, voted with Mr. Fox, for a direct censure on Ministers, on account of having advanced money to the Einperor and the Prince of Condé, without the knowledge of Parliament: ard in 1797, he supported Mr. Grey, now Lord Howick, in the motion for a Reform in Parliament.-At Chertsey,


Died.] At his seat at Stanton Downham, aged 71, the Right Hon. Charles Sloane, Earl Cadogan, Viscount aged 6, Mr. R. Wetton. Chelsea, and one of the Family Trustees of the British Museum. He was a nobleman possessed of much urbanity, and whose loss will be greatly regretted in the neighbourhood in which he lived. This venerable peer was twice married. By his first lad he had six sons, thice of whom died in the service of their country. Thomas, who was in the royal navy, was

Died.] At Church Stretton, the Rev. John Maiawaring, Lady Marare's Professor of Divinity in the university of Cambridge, to which he was appointed in 1788. He was a na ise of Warwickshire, and edualatt John's college; B.Á. 1745; M.A. 1750; 5.T.B. 1768; icetor of Church Stretton, and of Abe.dalon,

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