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his most faithful servants and wisest councillors; the country one of its most distinguished citizens; and the army one of its bravest and greatest leaders during the war of liberty from 1813 to 1815.

May 12. At Rome, Thomas Aubin, esq. resident at Rome, and for many years attached to her Majesty's Legation in Tuscany.

May 15. At Boulogne-sur-Mer, Kate, only dau. of Dr. Derbishire.

May 21. In France, Admiral Lalande. His death is a severe loss to the French navy, of which he was one of the most distinguished officers. He commanded the Mediterranean fleet in 1840.

June I. At Rome, Lady Adam, wife
of Lieut.-Gen. the Right Hon. Sir Frede-
rick Adam, G.C.B.

June 2. At Cadenabbia, near Como,
aged 30, Harriet, eldest dau. of the late
John Bayntun Scratton, esq. of Milton
Hall, Prettlewell, Essex.

June 9. At Brussels, Susanna, widow
of Col. Duncan Presgrave, of the Hon.
East India Company's Service.

June 11. At Paris, Horatio, youngest son of the late Sir Richard Phillips.

June 13. At the Chateau de Capecure, near Boulogne, Henry Charles Pocock, esq. late of the 74th Regt. and youngest son of the late Sir George Pocock, Bart.

TABLE OF MORTALITY IN THE METROPOLIS.

(Including the District of Wandsworth and Clapham.)

From the Returns issued by the Registrar General.

Deaths Registered from May 25 to Jdne 22, 1844, (5 weeks.)

Under 15 21I9-\

4437 16 to 60 1495 |

60 and upwards 818 /
Age not specified 5 J

Males
Females

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COAL MARKET, June 21.

Walls Ends, from 17*. 3d. to 22*. 64. per ton. Other sorts from 15*. Od. to 18*. 64.

TALLOW, per cwt.—Town Tallow, 43*. 64. Yellow Russia, 43*. Od.

CANDLES, 7*. Od. per doz. Moulds, 9*. 64.

PRICES OF SHARES.

At the Office of WOLFE, Brothers, Stock and Share Brokers,
23, Change Alley, Cornhill.

Birmingham Canal, 173. Ellesmere and Chester, 65^. Grand Junction, 263.

Kennet and Avon, 10$. Leeds and Liverpool, 640. Regent's', 25.'

Rochdale, 62. London Dock Stock, 113$. St. Katharine's, 115. East

and We6t India, 138. London and Birmingham Railway, 217. Great

Western, 123. London and Southwestern, 64i. Grand Junction Water.

Works, 88. West Middlesex, 125. Globe Insurance, 143. Guardian

51. Hope, 7£. Chartered Gas, 67J. Imperial Gas, 82. Pho^ix

Gas, :pi. London and Westminster Bank, 20J. Reversionary Interest, 104

For Prices of all other Shares, enquire as above.

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METEOROLOGICAL DIARY, By W.CARY, S

From May 26 to June 25, 1814, both inclusive.

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J.J. ARNULL, English and Foreign Stock and Share Broker,

3, Bank Chambers, Lothbury.

J. V, NICHOLS AND SON, PRINTERS, 35, PARLIAMENT-STREET.

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GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE.

AUGUST, 1844.
By SYLVANUS URBAN, Gent.

CONTENTS. PAQB

Minor Correspondence Mr. Blaauw's History of the Barons' War.—

Surname of Tooke.—West's windows for St. George's Chapel, Windsor.—

Glass inscribed by Evelyn.—Family of Elstob 114

Conjectural Emendations On The Text Of Shakspere 115

The Identity of John Wyclif,the Reformer 136

Academies—the Lincei—the Academie Franchise and its Dictionary—Lavoisier— Barrere—Condorcet—Lord Bacon—Galileo—Epitaph on Montaigne—Con

stables of France—Early Editions of Classic Authors 137

Remarks on the Fire of London, from G. Wither's " Fragmenta Prophetica" .. 142

Brief Notes on the Organs of the London Churches 145

Sale of Mr. Bright's Collection of Manuscripts; 147

Mr. Jesse's " Facts" on the Locality of Heme's Oak 151

The Situation of " Cloveshoo"—Clifton Hoo, co. Bedford •• 153

Ancient Mansion at Sandford-Orcas, co. Somerset (with a Plate) 156

Correspondence between the Bishop of Gloucester and Bristol and Henry Hallam,

Esq. on the Character of Le Clerc as a Critic 157

REVIEW OF NEW PUBLICATIONS. '.

Tooke's Life and Poems of Charles Churchill, 161; Hollingsworth's History

of Stowmarket, 165 ; Warter's Plain Practical Sermons, 168; Bullar's Lay

Lectures, 169: Zareefa, and other Poems, 170; Life, and other Poems, by

S. S. S., 171; Mathews's Poems on Man, 172; Lockhart's Memoirs of

Bernal Diaz del Castillo, 172 ; Miscellaneous Reviews 17H

LITERARY AND SCIENTIFIC INTELLIGENCE.
New Publications, 178; University of Oxford—University of Cambridge—
Roxburghe Club—The Percy Society, 182 ; The Ray Society—Northern
Church of England School, 183; Jews' Literary and Scientific Institution—

British and Foreign Institute 184

FINE ARTS.—Royal Commission of the Fine Arts, 184 ; Panorama of Baalbec—

Spitalfields Branch of School of Design 185

ARCHITECTURE.—Restorations at Woodchurch 18^

ANTIQUARIAN RESEARCHES.—British Archaeological Association, 187;

Ruins of Athens, 191; College of St. Elizabeth, Winchester 193

HISTORICAL CHRONICLE.—Proceedings in Parliament, 193; Foreign

News—Domestic Occurrences. 196

Promotions and Preferments, 199; Births, 200; Marriages 200

OBITUARY; with Memoirs of the Earl of Kintore; Earl of Athlone ; Hon.
Hugh Lindsay; Hon. Arthur H. Cole, M.P.; Hon. R. B. Wilbraham, M.P.;
Sir George Pigott, Bart.; Sir Timothy Shelley, Bart.; Sir John Lowther, Bart.;
Sir Henry Chamberlain, Bart.; Major-Gen. Sir W. Casement; Vice-Adm.
Norborne Thompson; Rear-Adm. W. F. Wise; William Beckford, Esq.;
Alexander Johnston, Esq. M.P.; William Adair, Esq.; Thomas Campbell,

Esq.; Charles Barton, Esq. ; Miss Ellen Pickering 203—216

Clergy Deceased 216

Deaths, arranged in Counties 217

Registrar-General's Returns of Mortality in the Metropolis—Markets—Prices

of Shares, 223 ; Meteorological Diary—Stocks 224

Embellished with a View of an Ancient Mansion at Sandford Orcas, co.

Somerset.

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