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That part of the Church yard of St. Cloud where she was buried, was very low, and as it was intended some time or other to level it, a mound to the height of 6 feet was raised over her grave-she was buried under an Acacia tree, and at the proper time of the year Cypress-trees were planted round the mound—. this was executed with taste-but it was afterwards suffered to go to ruin for the want of a small sum of money.

The effects which Mrs. Jordan left at St. Cloud were (for some reason or other) taken possession of by the officers of the police, and after a certain time put up to auction-even her body linen was sold amidst the coarse remarks of low Frenchwomenthe gentleman who applied to me for the epitaph, was present at the sale.

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Mrs. Jordan must have acquired a great deal of money by her profession-she was not a woman of much expense, but she had a large family of children, and she was a very kind mother.

As an actress she never had a superiour in her proper line-Mrs. Clive no doubt played Nell as well as Mrs. Jordan, it was hardly possible for her to have played the part better-Mrs. Jordan's Country Girl, Romp, Miss Hoyden and all characters of that description were exquisite-in breeches parts no actress can be put in competition with her but Mrs. Woffington-and to Mrs. Woffington she was as superiour in point of voice, as Mrs. Woffington was su periour to her in beauty-Mrs. Jordan's voice was not only sweet, but distinct, she articulated particularly well-tho' she was not a professed singer, yet the little songs, which she frequently introduced,

were much admired-she was sometimes called on to sing a song the 3d time-she was never handsome, but she was peculiarly pleasing, and as Wilkinson says, she sported the best leg ever seen on the stage -she latterly grew too fat and large for the breeches characters-this was her misfortune, not her faultbut when, on Miss Farren's retirement, she threw herself into genteel comedy, she betrayed a lamentable want of judgment-she was so consummate an actress, that she could do nothing badly-nay she was even well received in such characters-but she certainly did herself no credit-when in any particular point, she wished to be spirited and comic, she was obliged, in spite of herself, to resume her natural manner, which was any thing but elegant-the worst of all was, that she persevered in playing Violante, Belinda, &c., when her personal appearance (if there had been no other objection) disqualified her for such parts-at one time in order to dress like a young woman, she was so injudicious as to expose more of her person to view, than was proper at her time of life-before she left the stage, some of her real friends wished her to take up the elderly characters-such as Mrs. Malaprop, &c.-but she was offended even at the mention of this-on her last visit to Bath, Charlton, the stage manager, asked her to play the Old Maid-" No, she had played it "as a frolic for her benefit, but did not mean to play "such parts in a common way”— on being requested to play Bridget in the Chapter of Accidents, she said, it was a vulgar part and out of her line.

Her Hypolita will never be excelled-Rosalind

-Viola and Lady Contest were among her best

characters.

Mrs. Jordan's characters.

D. L. 1785-1786. Country Girl-Viola—Imogen -Romp-Bellario in Philaster-*Rosa in Strangers at Home-Miss Hoyden- Hypolita-Virgin Unmasked-Irish Widow.

1786-1787. *Matilda in Richard Cœur de LionMiss Prue-Roxalana-Rosalind.

1787-1788. Juletta in Pilgrim-Sir Harry Wildair. 1788-1789. Corinna-Beatrice in Pannel-Nell -*Eleanor in Impostors-Lady Bell in Know your own Mind-William in Rosina-Aura in Farm House.

1789-1790. Polly Honeycombe-*Helena in Love in many Masks-Letitia Hardy-*Little Pickle-Lydia Languish.

1790-1791. Intriguing Chambermaid—* Augusta in Better late than Never--*in Greek Slave-probably Celia-Mrs. Sneak-Sylvia in R. O.

1791-1792. Fatima in Cymon-*Village Coquette -*Julia Wingrove in Fugitive.

1792-1793. *In Anna-Lady Restless-*Clara, disguised as Lucio, in Female Duellist.

1793-1794. No new character.

1794-1795. *Lady Contest in Wedding Day*in Nobody-Helena in All's well-Amanthis in

Child of Nature-Welch Heiress-Old Maid-Sabina Rosny in First Love.

1795-1796. Julia in Surrender of Calais-Fidelia in Plain Dealer-*Flavia in Vortigern-Juliet– Ophelia.

1796-1797. *Albina Mandeville in Will-*Letitia Manfred in Last of the Family-Lady Teazle.

1797-1798. Estifania-*Sir Edward Bloomly in Cheap Living-Maria in Citizen-*Angela in Castle Spectre Susan in Knave or Not?-Adelaide in Count of Narbonne-Bisarre-in She's ElopedBeatrice in Much ado-Susan in Follies of a DayDorinda in Tempest.

1798-1799. *Rosa in Secret-Lady Harriet in Funeral-Zorayda in East Indian-*in Trials of the Heart-*Cora in Pizarro.

1799-1800. *Emily in Children-*Julia in Indiscretion-Miss Hardcastle.

1800-1801. *Innogen in Adelmorn-Nina in ditto -Lady Racket.

1801-1802. *Miss Racket in Fashionable Friends -Widow Bellmour-Biddy Tipkin in Tender Hus

VOL. VIII.

band-Violante-Bridget.

1802-1803. Mrs. Sullen-Miranda in B. B.Eliza in Hear both Sides -Belinda in All in the Wrong-*Emma in Marriage Promise - Flora in Midnight Hour-Sophia in Road to Ruin.

1803-1804. *Widow Cheerly in Soldier's Daughter-*Louisa Davenant in Sailor's Daughter-Charlotte in Hypocrite-*in Middle Dish-Grace Gaylove in Review-Lady Bab Lardoon.

1804-1805.

Rosetta in Foundling * Clara

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in Matrimony Live in.

1805-1806. Mrs. Hamilton in School for Friends -Lady Flutter in Discovery Mrs. Doggerel in Register Office-Penelope in Gamesters.

1806-1807. Not engaged.

1807-1808. *In Something to do -2d Constantia *Lady Bloomfield in World-Cecily Homespun. 1808-1809. *Helen Worrett in Man and Wife. 1809-1810. Not engaged.

C. G. 1810-1811. No new character July 2d.

* - Lady Lovelace in Land we

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1811-1812. Not engaged.

1812-1813. No new character.

Bath Jan. 11 1814.

C. G. 1813-1814.

engaged

Clarinda in S. H.

Barbara Green in D. and C.

*Originally.

For Mrs. Jordan's characters when in the York Company, see D. L. Oct. 18 1785.

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