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Wind. Barom. Therm

State of Weather in June 1792.

88 56


I S brisk

W modcrate 3 W brilk 4 NE moderate

NW moderate

N gentle 7 SW moderate 8 N brisk

NW moderate 10 W gentle 11 W moderate 12 SW brilk 19 N moderate, calm 14 W brisk 15 W calm 16 (SE moderate 19 W boisterous 18 W boisterous 19 N brisk 20 N brik

W calın

W moderate 23 SW calm 24 SE calm 25 W brikk 26 SE brick 27 W calm 2 SSW moderate 29 W calm 30 W stormy

29,41 56 rain with little intermiffion
63 56 white clouds, fine day

clear expanse, very pleasant
86 56 clouds, serene and pleasant

white and black clouds, sultry day.
54 57 white and black clouds

57 gloomy, rain P.M.
251 55. overcast, frequent showers
30 54 black and white clouds, frequent Mowers
13 55 white clouds, fine day

56 overcast, sowers
24 54 white and black clouds, fine day
24 56 Jovercast, clears up
24 56 white clouds, briik wind, calm and serene
70 37 white waves over the blue, very pleasant

6o white waves over the blue, fair day
74 58 overcast, showers
35 54 overcast, Night Showers

52 black clouds, fair, but no fun

54 percast, fair, but little fun, few drops at night
20 56 black and blue clouds, fun, flight showers, fine Jay

55 white clouds, very light Mowers, fine day
56 white and grey clonds, a Night Mower, fine day

58 Jovercast, na sun, much rain
56 60 grey and black clouds, very heavy rain
571 59 clear blue sky, charming day
60 overcast, black clouds, rain

rain the greatest part of the day
59 black clouds, rain, fine evening
351 58 rain, clears up towards evening


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4. A large border of red towards the North in the horizon after sun-set. 5. Bees fwarm; a field of grass mown for hay.-10. bees (warm.- 16. Bees (warm.-17. Thunder and lightning, accompanied with a shower, about five in the morning. Horizon very fiery and red at sun-let.—18. Fox-glove in bloom. Great injury done amongst the stalks of beans and peas during the form of this morning.--20. Cuckoo.fpittle upon the hedges, &c. A throstle has sung all this month every day for many hours; it ulually began about five in the morning, and had but little intermission till after ten o'clock. Very little furn. Hay-harvest protracted ; none (poiled; the crops heavy upon the high and rich Jands ; pastures in genee ral abundart, but the grass four. Spring-corn appears starved. Wheat and early oats in the ear.-Fall of rain this month, one inch Evaporation, 3 inches 4-Loths.

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June 2.

be confounded in the perilous time; and in **** N p. 407, you inserted the days of dearth he will have enough to

a letter of advice from strengthen, comfort, and support him and Dean Stanhope to

his brethren. Precious beyond rubies are I

the hours of youth and bealth! Let none of young clergyman. May

them pass unprofitably away, for surely they requet a page in your make to themselves wings, and are as a bird *** valuable publication for cutting swiftly the air, and the trace of her

theinclosed lecter, which can no more be found. If well-spent, choy was written on a similar occasion, some fly to Heaven with news that rejoices angels, years fince, by the late venerab!c Bi. and nieet us again as witnesses for us at the shop of Norwich ; and which, as it has tribunal of our Lord. When the graces of often afforded instruction and comfort time run into the glories of eternity, how to my mind, may, through your means, trifling will the labour then seem that has infruct and animate others.

procured us through grace) everlasting rest, A DISSENTING MINISTER.

for which the Apoitles toiled night and day,

and the Martyrs loved not their lives unto Letter from tbe late Bishop Horxi to a young death! Clergymon.

“ These, my dear -, are my senti.

ments; would to God my practice were “ I AM much plealed to hear you have

more conformable to them than it is, that I been for some time stationary at Oxford; a might be less unworthy to advise and exhort place where a man may best prepare himself others ! But I trust the persuasion I have of to go forth as a burning and thining light into the truth of what is said above (which every a world where charity is waxed cold, and day's experience more and more confirms) where truth is well-nighobscured. Wheneverit will infuence my conduct in this particular, pleases God to appoint you to the government and make me more watchful in time to of a parish, you will find work enough to

In the mean season, I cannot forbear employ you; and therefore, before that time pretling the same upon you, as I Tould do comes, you should be careful to provide youre with my dying breath ; lince upon the due self with all necessary knowledge, left, by- proportioning and employing our cime all our and-by, when you should be building, you progress in grace and knowledge depends. thould have your materials to look for, and

“ If there be any thing with regard to the bring together; besides, that the habit of choice or matter of your studies in which I ftudying and thinking, if it be not got in the can assist you, let me know, as you can have first part of life, rarely comes afterwards.

no doubt of my being, in all things, most af. A man is miserably drawu into the eddy of fectionately yours, G. HORNE," worldly diffipation, and knows not how to get out of it again, till, in the end, for want


July 24 of spiritual exercises, the faculties of the fou. In addition to the account of the late till sbe night comerb, when no man can work. Pp. 573, 4, be pieased to insert the fol. Happy, therefore, is the man who betimes lowing memoir concerning him, copied acquires a relish for holy solitude, and ac from the autograph of the late worthy cultums himself to bear the yoke of Christ's Mr. Homer, of Birdingbury, whose discipline in his youth; who can fit alone, death you have regưstered in vol. LXI. and keep filence, and seek Wisdom diligently p. 685. He drew it up in 1788, and where the may be found, in the Scriptures gave it to a common friend, who now From these flowers of Paradise he extracis communicates it to you as a pleasing the honey of knowledge and divine love, and confirmation of what your Obituary has cherewith fills every cell of his understanding already furnished relative to this excel. and affections. The winter of affliction, lent person; who, you will perceive, disease, and old age, will not surprize such was as highly respected while living, as an one in an unprepared state. He will not he is fincerely lamented now dead.

“A sketch


KA sketch of the character and history of To this just encomium permit me to Dr. Tox":fon.-He is a man of unaffected subjoin an extract from No. 40 of “The piety, and of the most amiable disposition. Lounger ;" which has been pointed out Good-manners, gentleness, humbleness of hy an ingenious lady as applicable to mind, l.berality, and universal benevolence, Dr. Tovnson : are the leading features, and shine with diso Linguished lustre, in his character. His

“ There was something of a placid dignity knowledge i very extensive in every branch in his aspect; of a politeness, not of form, of poline learning; but he has principally ap

but of sentiment, in his manner; of a mildplied himself to the 'udy of the New Testa.

ness undebased by Anttery in his conversament; which he has illustrated, both in his tion; equally pleasing and respectable. He fermons and discourses, with such convinc

had no family ;-but bis parishicners were ing fimplicity, comprehension, and energy,

his family : his look indeed was parental, as add dignity to the fubieci, and ruft for

with foniething above the cares, but not the erer bear testimony to the goodness of his charities, of this world; and over a cast of heart. He has always had connexions with seriousness there was an easy cheerfulness, fome of the most respectable personages in

and now and then a gaiety,!'at spoke to the the kingilom ; yet they have been such as

innocent pleasures of life a language of kind. were no: calculated to promote his advance

ness and indulgence. It is the religion of a ment: and having obtained an early compe

Gentleman,' said Colonel Cuftic. It is the tency in an eligible situation, with which he religion of a Philosopher,' faid l. ' It is u as serfect'y contented, he himself had no fomething better than eitlier, said the lady ; inclination, much less ambition, to pursue it.

. it is the religion of a Chrißian." For theic real os he paffed unnoticed in the To many of your readers these traits public line till the 67th year of his age, when will not prove unacceptable, in the opi. ibe then Premier, Lord North, merely from pion of your constant reader, the esteem of his reputation, proposed to him

ACADEMICUS. to accept the Divinity Profeifor's chair in the University of Oxford; requesting, at the Mr. URBAN,

Fuly 16. same time, that he might have the honour yf

N Monday, the 9th in Nant, a morecommending to the King the fitteft man in this kingdom to preside in it. Had this offer been made to him in the vigour of his execured by Mefis. Coade, of the Li. life, it had probably been accepted ; tut the shodipyra, or artificial-ftone manufac. Doctor, then confidering his age to be a bar tory, at Lambeth, was erected in Bat. to liis performing the duties of the station in tersea church, and has much attracted the manner which bis conlcience would dj. and gratificd the curiosity of numbers. rect, chose to decline it. Another induce. The design is marked with peculiar ment to this refusal was his willingness to talic and fimpliciey, like the church it. retire from his parochial residence, which felf, and represents a veítal, about four had then sublifted upwards of thirty years, fcet fix inches high, the righe-arm emand created a mutual attachment between bracing an urn ornamented with the him and his parishioners, who, from their heads of cherubs, and leaning on a trilong experienoe of his good qualities, loved angular pedestal, the left. hand gen:ly him almost to adoration. It has been owing couching the same, and exhibiting finto these circumstances that he has never enjoyed ary dignity in the Church except the gers of fingular beauty. archdeaconry of Richmond, conferred upon

The figure and pedesal are placed him by the present Bishop of London, al

upon a semicircular bracket, with an thuugh bis merits would have donc credit to oval space for a medallion left vacant, any who had patronized him even to the and fufpended by a ribbon. On the highest preferments. Never was more un- plinth are the arnis and crefi, engraved blemished and irreproachable conduct than un metal, richly gilt, and let into the Dr. Townfon's has been through life. Pof- fione, which bears the following in. ferred of those superior al ainments which scription : entitle him to rauk with the first literary

To the memory of characters of the age he lives i!l, his conver.

JOHN CAMDEN, Esq. sation among his inferiors has nevertheless who died ihergii of October, 1780, been always llamped with such unalsuming

aged Lyil. modeliy, aitability, cheerul:vels, and inna

and of lis eldest daughter cence, that be seems to be placed almost ELIZA HE TH, wife of James NHILD, above the verge of human infurr.:ity, and of St. James's-dieet, London ; quite beyond the reach of malevolence: for, who, innlating her f..thei's virtues, to far ípom being an object of any one's hz.

and amable in her own Ired or envy, there is not a single perton,

innocei ce and leau'y, who knows, but u hat has the grealcit rce died the xxxth of June, 1791, fpect and reverence for him.”

in hier 36th year:


Tho'low in earth, her beauteous frame decay'd, is said to be the production of an inha-
My faithful wife, my lov'd Eliza's laid ; bitant of that parith, as follows:
Graceful with ease, of sentiments refin'd,

Our life is like a summer's day :
Her pleasing form inclos'd the purest mind.
Round her, blest Peace, thy constant vigils Olliers Itay dinner, and depart full fed ;

Some have their breakfasts, then away ; keep, And guard, fair Innocence, her sacred Deep; They're moft in debe who linger out the day ;

The deepest age but sups, and goes to bed. Till the last trump shall wake th’exulting clay Who die betimes have less, alas ! to pay. To bloom and triumph in eternal day. Conjux mærens pofuit.

Mr. URBAN, Hartforn, July 10. Mr Urban, Kibwortb, Leic. July 13. IN your Magazine for March, p. 231, S you sometimes amuse


read a correspondent from Derby, who derable persons, I send you the follow. phy in general, was so obliging as to fa. ing one, written by James the 8th Lord

vour me with some very extraordinary Chandos to one of his relations, and which information respecting the collections bv accident lately fell into my hands. for a History of Staffordshire by Dr. You are requested to insert it, thould you

Wilkes and the Rev. Thomas Feilde. rhink it will not occupy too large a space This supposed friend has the goodness in your valuable Misceilany. J. G. to ajure me they never were carried

abroad, and that “the MSS. are now For Mr. Humfr. Fisher, Vicar of the Catbe excant; but, as they will in no Mape dral Church in Hereford, Herefordshire. meet the public eye, he thought it “ Cozen Ffisher,

would be only candid to let me hava the “ Last post fave one I received your coure above imperfect, as to me, information, tuous letter dated Eafer Munday, and your that I might no longer trouble myself very kind token by the carrier came safe, after them.” Upon this generous and and, as you ordered it, carriage-free; but open confession, little suspecting any indeed I am sorry, and must blame you, hidden venom lurked beneath the acri. that you can't accept of my wife's smali as. fiftance towards the recovery of your cautin,

monious sling of this epiftle, I very as 'twas really intended for a hearty instance quietly submitred to his advice, and of our friendship and good withes for you, thought no more about them. But in without paying more than 'tis worth for't. the month of May my attention was I doe affure you the real esteem I have for again awakened to this subject by ano. you, not only as a relation, hut (what is ther fincere correspondent in your most muhrrore valuable) in regard to the repu- ingenuous Miscellany, p. 420, who very tation you deservedly have acquired of a pie juttly observes, that he is " sorry that oils, good divine, will always ingage me to any one thould be so in-urbane as to rebe solicitous for the continuance of your turn such an answer to an enquiry made health and welfare, without any manner of with civility, and for a purpose that is expectation of a recompence, when i am so useful to many, amusing at lealt to many fortunate as to be able to serve you or yours; more.” and I am certam ! c in undertake as much for from the strongest evidence I have since

Now, Sir, perinit me to add, my wife

Your fi tch of bacon both not yet unexpectedly obtained, that A. P's an. been tailed off, but the women iell me they'll warrant it extraordinary good. My swer was not only officiously in urbane, wise joins with me in the returne of many

but his imperfect intormation not crea. thanks for't, and promiseth not to be want- cherously erroneous; at leait I must in ing on her part to requite this last, as well as variably think so till he can prove to former favours, conferred on, good Cozen, the contrary. your very affectionate kinsman to serve you. A truly " well-wisher 10 topograpby

“ CHANDOS. in general,and to me in particular, Old Palace-yard, Apr. 21, 1691. mul be be, who was so kindiy anxious “It is falu that a warrant for the execution

to lavc ine any further trouble in tbat of the Lord •Preston was signed yesterday.”

part of my enquiries ! But unfortunate. P.S. Your corespondent, “ Aa odd ly, Mr. Urban, this very communicaFilb, p. 433, has collected fome very live gentleman had forgot thai, woile fingular epitaphs he met with in his via he was ineering his faite intelligence at fits to some churchyards in the neigh- me through to extensive a channel, it bourhood of Croydon. An epitaph tio would be circulated beyond the limits milar to that on the Confectioner occurs, of his own countiy, and by that means with very little variation, in the church- the truth be discosed, For, withia jard of Langton, in Leicestershire, and these few weeks, I have received inior

mation of them from the person in whose daughters *, and was styled of Denhands all the said MSS. have been long bigh. Sir Thomas, his eldest furviving Secretly deposited. And in another leto son, was ancestor ro Sir Thomas Myd. ter, answering mine, the real poffeffor, dleton of Chirk Castle, Bart. whore so far from agreeing with A. P. that grandson, Sir William, dying unmar. ibey will in ne sape meat the public tye, ried Jan. 5, 1918, was the latt baronet is quite astonished that be should know of that branch of the family, they were exiani, and "can form no Sir Hugh Middletou, who brought conjecture whatever that seems likely to the New River water to London, was

the motive for this unknown corre- the fixth son of Richard of Denbigh, fpondent's interference.” Thus am I and was the first baronet of this branch again in hopes, with the liberal aid of of the family, being so created O&. 22, the present owner of those papers (not. 1622 $. He married Elizabcth, daugha withftanding such unfair exertions to ter and sole heiress of John Olmstead, Elthe contrary), of availing myself of the quire, of Ingatefton in Efex, by whom labours of my predeceffors; so that he had issue five sons, John, Hugh, thefe, together with any other collec.. William, Henry, and Simon; and four cions, and repeated personal inspections daughters, Jane (married to Peter of whatever is worthy to be recorded by Chamberlayncof London, M. D.), Helthe pen or the pencil, will, I truf, ter (married to Richard Price, Esq.), mect with a fpeedy and ample' encou. Elizabeth, and Ann. By his will, dased sagement from the county at large, Nov. 21, 1631, he bequeathed to each vithout which such expeofive and ar of his children by name, except John duous works can never be accomplished. and Hugh, his two eldeft fons (who Yours, &c. S. SHAW. died before the making of his will) and

William his third son, and Jane, the Mr. URBAN,

July 3.

wife of Dr. Chamberlayne (to whom he

? ) : with the humane design of obiain- pecuniary legacy, and also deviled to ing from your readers sucb information each of them, after the decease of his as might prove beneficial to the survive wife one thare in the New River Wan ing descendants of Sir Hugh Middleton, He devised another thare to the has given a fort genealogical sketch of then court of alliitants of the Goldinitis that truly great man's family. Another company, London, and their fuccellors, correfpondens; under the lignature R.G. upon trüft, to difpole of the prohıs every by way of comment on 2. A's state. kaif year, after the death of his wife, in ment, cites: a passage from Mr. Mo. weekly portions of twelve pence apiece, rant's account of Bulmer Parish, in to the poor of the company of goldHinkford Hundred, Efex, and subjoins smiths, at the discretion of the wardens

few remarks of his own. The account and atfiftants “and elpecial to fuch poor transcribed from Morane is gromly erro: men of my name, kindred, or country: neous ; and as R. G's remarks do not, mer, as are, or Bhall be, free of the laid I apprehend, fufficiently advance the company.” And for ihe better deciagrand object of Z. A's inquiries, I hope ration of what parts were meant to be to be indulged, through the same useful devised, he added, that the one half of channel, in conveying some other parti- the water were divided into 36 parts or culars of the family, with which 2. A. Shares," 13 of which parts or Barcs are js perhaps unacquainted. Of the truth to myself belonging, and are in the of what I lhall ftate he may readily fa name of myself, and other feoffces in tisfy himself, by consulting the docue trust to my ule, and the prohrs by me ments referred to.

received, and therefore by meaning is, This family is said to be descended that the fix feveral parts or shares hereby from Poth Vlaydd, Lord of Penlyn, in deviled and given are fix of the paris Merionethfhire; his descendant Kiride or thares of my said 13 parts, and no Pothan alias Vlaydd, was father of Da- other.” He died in December, 1631. vid, whose son, Riride, married Cicely, His will was proved in the Prerogative fiiter and heir to Sir Alexander Myd. Court of Canterbury, on the 2 ili of tanie dleton, of Middleton in Shropthire, month, upon the oath of Daine Elizakoight. His son, Riride, was father of beth his widow f, and his body was 11e Rubert; whose fon, Riride, was father * Pennant's Tour through Wales, vol. II. of David. His third fun, Folke, had p. 28. feveral children, of whom Richard, the + Almon's New · Baronetage, vol. 11. fourth lon, had ninc sons and feven 304.

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