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Nov. 17. John Palin was apprehended, that any commercial benefit will be defor being concerned with the Cato-street rived, upless it be in the trade of furs. Conspiracy, and committed to the House The Lords of the Admiralty have printof Correction, on a charge of High Treason, ed, lithographically, a chart of the track

of the Hecla and Griper on their NorthThe POLAR VOYAGB Op Discovery

west expedition. Some copies of the Lieutenant Parry sailed from England on

chart have been distributed among their the 1st of May, 1819, baving under his

friends and men of science, which convey charge the Hecla and Griper ; he followed

some information respecting the dimenthe course which Captain Ross had previa sions of Lancaster Sound. Measured by ously taken into Davis's Siraits and Baf. the eye, without reference to a scale, it fin's Bay; and as he and Captain Ross appears to be about 150 miles long, and had differed in opinion respecting the prac

from 20 to 25 miles broad. On leaving ticability of a passage through Lancaster

the Sound, the ships proceeded about 100 Sound, wbich Captain Ross had asserted

miles to the southward, and then, returnwas not possible, on account of mountains, ing to the point from which they had diwhich he supposed he had seen, his object verged, proceeded in a direct line to the was to effect this passage, and to proceed

West. Notwithstanding the attempts to westward into Behring's Straits.

decry the value of the discoveries that are After passing through the Sound, he accomplished or contemplated, much proceeded westward, runding down the pa- from the navigation of those trackless sease

cominercial benefit has already resulted rallel of latitude of 75 deg. N. until he arrived at about 115 deg. w. longitude, The confidence acquired by the experience which be reached on the 28th of Septem- of Capt. Parry has this year induced the ber 1819, when his farther progress was

whalers, who had been intimidated at the stopped by the setting in of winter *. He

horrors of the higher regions, to venture, was then compelled to cut his way through

as was suggested, to the mouth of Lancastwo miles of ice of about two feet in thick.

ter Sound; and the consequence has been, ness, when he got safely into a snug har

that they have returned with fuller cargoes

than were ever known. bour of a new island, which he named after the First Lord of the Admiralty, and there took up his winter quarters. There were

THEATRICAL REGISTER. several islands contiguous. In this situation he remained from the 28th of Septem

New Pieces. ber until the 1st of August, 1820, when

DRURY LANE THEATRE. the sea broke up.

Nov. 21. A Wild Goose Chase, a Comio During his stay he saw no other human beings than his own ship's company, nor

Farce, in two acts. This piece contains

much humorous interest and bustle, and any animals besides a few lean deer, and some other non-descript animals. Of the

is likely to become a favourite. It has former he obtained a few, and these were

been generally ascribed to the prolific pen

of Mr. Theodore Hook. the only fresh provisions which the ships had during the whole of the voyage. They were enabled to grow sallad in the ship,

Covent GARDEN THEATRE. hy which means the ship's crew were pie. served from the effects of the scurvy.

Nur. 14. Wallace, an Historical TraA singular phenomenon was observed

gedy. We have here a not injudicious relative to the magnet, which held a vari

mixture of fact and fiction.

The play ation of 126 west, and only about 150

commences immediately before the ballle miles farther, of 128 east; plainly proving

of Forfar. The Author, we have heard, is that in the course the ship took, he had

a young man not exceeding 19 years of gone round the Magnetic Pole. The ice age, and the son of Mr. Peter Walker; in the harbour where he wintered increased

and though we think that a more experito about seven feet; but he found the ice

enced Dramatist would have thrown in Westward to be upwards of 40 feet, which

more of the heroism, and somewhat less effectually stopped him, as he had no

of the love of Wallace, yet, as a whole, chance of cutting his way through such an

it is a production of which its writer need immense body for 500 miles joto Bebring's

not be ashamed. It has been several Straits. The purposes of science have

times performed. been fully answered; but it is not likely

Nov. 20. The Iroquois; or, the Cana. dian Basket-maker, a Musical Indian Tale.

The chief merit of this afterpiece belongs * In this space twelve Islands have to the Scene-painter, and the Compiler of been discoverd, and oamed Islands of New the Music. It is very deficient in draGeorgia, in honour of his Majesty.

matic interest,




Rev. R. Gibson, Holy Trinity PerpeOct. 21. At Oxford, Rev. F. Hodson, tual Curacy, Preston. , D. D. Principal of Brasennose College, Rev. G. E. Kent, East Wiach V. NorRegius Professor of Divinity, vice Bp. Van folk. Mildert, resigned. Dr. Hodson also suc. Rev. Edward Bankes, LL.D. to a Pre. ceeds in consequence to a Canonry of bend in Norwich Cathedral, vice Anguish, Christchurch.

resigned. Rev. Peter Elmsley, M. A. of Christ Rev. F. Foord Bowes, M. A. (Chaplain Church, to be a Delegate of the Claren. to his Majesty and the Duke of Clarence), don-Press, vice Bp. Van Mildert.

Barton in the Clay R. Bedfordshire, 14th Dragoons-Brevet Lt. Col. Hon. Rev.S. C. Smith, M. A. Denver R. NorH. Percy, to be Major.

folk. Oct. 31. John Henry Ley, esq. Chief Rev. D. Williams, LL.B. (Second MasClerk of the House of Commons, vice Hat- ter of Winchester College), to a Prebend in sell, deceased.

Chichester Cathedral, vice Dr. Busby, deNov. 4. 12th Dragoons-Lieut. Col. ceased. Brotherton, to be Lieut. Colonel.

Rev. T. W. Richards, M. A. (son of the 64th Foot-Brevet Lieut. Col. Bailey, Lord Chief Baron) Seighford V. Stafford, to be Major.

shire. Nou. 25. Rev. James Wood, D.D. (Mas. Rev. Stephen Crofts, M. A. St. Mary ter of St. John's College, Cambridge), Dean Stoke R. Ipswich. of Ely, vice Pearce, deceased.

Rey, J. Jefferson (Archdeacon of Cola Rev. J. Moore, Archdeacon of Exeter. chester) Aldham and Wesley RR. both

in Essex. MemberS RETURNED TO PARLIAMENT. Rev. James Fielden, Kirk Langley R.

Oct. 21. County of Aberdeen-The Hon. Derbyshire. W. Gordon,

Hon. and Rev. Frederick Curzon, Mickle, Nov. 11. County of Warwick-F. Law. over V. Derbyshire. ley, esq. vice Sir C. Mordaunt, bart, who Rev. Daniel Gwilt, M. A. Icklingham has accepted the Chiltern Hundreds. St. James and All Saints RR. Suffolk, on

his own petition. EccLESIASTICAL Preferments.

Rev. John Smith, Mellom V. CumberRev. Joseph Hilton, A. M. to the Perpe. land. tual Curacy of Talk-o'the-Hill, Staffordsh, Rev. W. Andrews, M. A. to be Domes.

Rev. William Stocking, Quarrington R. tic Chaplain to Lord Blayney. Suffolk.

*** The Bishop of St. David's is now the Rev. J. Dupre, D.D. Toynton All Saints senior Prebevd of England; having had a and Toynton St. Peter's, Lincolnshire. Stall io Durham Cathedral many years

Rev. Hugh Hodgson, B. A. to the Vi. before he was promoted to the See which carage of Idmiston and Chapelry of Por- he has so long and meritoriously filled. ton, Wilts.

Hon.' and Rev. Henry Watson, Carlton R. Northamptonshire.

Cambridge, Nov. 4. The Rev. Dr.Words. Rev. John Maddy, D.D. (one of his Ma.

worth, Master of Trinity College, was jesty's Chaplains in Ordinary, Stansfield 'elected Vice-chancellor for the year en. R. Suffolk.


BIRTHS. Oct. 22. In Grosvenor-square, Lady

the wife of Col. Fitzclarence, a daughter. Elizabeth Belgrave, a daughter-23. At Nov. 7. Jo Mansfield-street, the Vis. the Duke of Clarence's, in Audley-square,

countess Ashbrook, a daughter.

MARRIAGES. Aug. 21. At Halifax, North America, At Paris, Charles Thellusson, esq. the Rev. George Best, late of Westmin- grandson of the late Peter Thelluson, esq. ster, to Elizabeth, daughter of the Bishop of London, to Mary, youngest daughter of of Nova Scotia.

George Grant, esq. of Ingoldisthorpe Hall, Oct. 19. Bernard Fountaine, esq. of Norfolk; the male issue of this marriage Stoke Hammond, to Mary, daughter of will be entitled, under his great-grandthe late William Stevens, esq. of Helse father's will, to immense property---sevetborpe, both in Buckinghamshire.

ral millions.


Hind, esq.

At Leeds, Thomas Blagds, esq. banker, T. Collett, M. D. of the Oakhills, near to Charlotte, eldest daughter of Martin Bronmsgrove, to Anne, daughter of the

late William Tilly, esq. of Leicester. Oct. 21. At Naples, Fred. Dashwood 31. The Rev. Johu Riland, only son Swann, esq. Caplain (H. P.) Grenadier of the Rev. Joho Riland, rector of Sutton Guards, to Charlotie Katherine, 3rd dau. Coldfield, to Maria, daughter of the late of Sir Egerton Brydges, bart.

Sir Wm. Wolseley, bart. of Wolseley. hall. Humphrey May Freestun, esq. son of At St. Paul's, Deptford, William Beck, Edward Freestun, esq. of Primrose-hill, of Midway House, Deptford, to Susan in the county of Waterford, to Caroline, Conder, of Rue des Tournelles, Paris. widow of the late William Vaughan, esq. Rev. Henry Jennings, of University of Combe-grove, Somersetshire.

College, Oxford, to Harriett, dau. of SaJames Browne, esq. M. P. for the muel Dickinson, esq. of Great Jamescounty of Mayo, to Eleanor, daughter of street, Bedford-row. John Wells, esq. of Bickle-house, Kent, Lately. William Terry, of Axford. M. P. for Maidstone.

buildings, Bath, son of the late Rev. Dr. Lieut. William Francis Jebb, R. N. to Terry, rector of Wootton, NorthamptonClarissa, dau. of Thomas Marshall, esq. shire, to Caroline, daughter of the late solicitor of Kettering, Northamptonshire. Rev. Henry Eyre, rector of Landlorel,

23. The Rev. James Beard, rector of Wiltshire, and of Buckworth and MorCranfield, Bedfordshire, to Elizabeth, dan. borne, Huntingdonshire. of Edward Hobson, esq. of Hope Hall, Nov. 1. Rev. Charles Sheffield, son of Lancashire.

the late Rev. Sir Robert Sbeffield, bart. to 24. The Rev. Charles Boothby, vicar Lucy, daughter of Col. Smelt, Lieut.-gov. of Sutterton, son of William Boothby, esq. of the Isle of Man. of Edwinstowe, Notts. to Mariano', dau,

2. Colonel Douglas Mercer, of the 3d of the late Rev. Basil Beridge, rector of Guards, to the daughter of Sir William Algarkirk cum Fodike, Lincolnshire, Rowley, bart. M. P. for Suffolk.

Lieut. Eaton Morrins, 52d reg. son of 4. Capt. P. Breton, East India Comthe late John Morrins, esq. of the Arch- pany's artillery, to Mary Anne, daughter bishop's Palace, Cauterbury, to Marga- of B. G. Wright, e.q. of Southampton. ret, daughter of the late Thomas News. 6. Capt. Charles George, son of the ham, esq. of Liverpool.

late Rear Admiral Stanhope, to Jane, dau. Roderick Eardly Richardes, esq. of Pen- of the late Sir James Galbraith, bart. of glais, Cardigan, to Miss Anne Powell, Urney Park, in the county of Tyrone. sister of W. E. Powell, esq. of Nanteos, 7. George, sop of Sir Thomas Barrett M. P. for Cardigansbire.

Leonard, bart. of Bell House, Essex, to Mr. James Basire, engraver, of Chau. Elizabeth, daughter of the late Edmund cery-lane, to Emma, dau. of Jonathan Prideaux, esq. of Hexworthy, Cornwall. Passingham, esq. of Heston, Middlesex. 8. The Rev. John Thomas, B.A. Chap

Sir Edward Knatchbull, bart. M. P. of lain to his Royal Highness the Duke of Mersham Hatch, Kent, to Fanny Cathe- Sussex, to Ellen, only child of the late 'T. rine, dau, of Edward Knight, esq. of God- W. Preston, esq. of Blackheath Hill, Kent. mersham Park, and of Chawton House, Hants. 9. The Rev. C. F. Bamfylde, sou of

Edward Carlyon, Major, 66th reg. se- Sir C. W. Bamfylde, bart. of Hardington cond son of Thomas Carlyon, esq. of Park, Somersetshire, to Anne, dau. of the Tregrehan, Cornwall, to Anna Maria, late James Row, esq. of Newcastle-uponeldest daughter of Admiral Spry, of Place Type. and Killiganoon, in the same county.

At Hainpion, Henry Thomas Liddell, 26.

Thomas Poiler Macquees, esq. esq. eldest son of Sir Thomas H. Liddell, M. P. son of Dr. Macqueen, of Ridgmont bart. of Raveosworth Castle, co. Durham, House, Beds. to Anne, dau. of the late to Isabella Horatia, eldest daughter of the Sir Jacob Henry Astley, bart. of Melton Right Hon. Lord George Seymour. Constable, Norfolk, and Seaton Delaval, 14. Capt. George Wyndham, R.N. son Northumberland,

of the Hon. W. Wyndham, and nephew to 27. Lieut. col. Keyt, C. B. of the 51st the Earl of Egremont, to Jane, daughter Light Infantry, to Mary, daughter of the of the Rev. W. Roberis, Vice Provost of late John King, esq.

Eton College. 28. John Chanier, esq. of Plymouth, 16. J. C. Purling, esq. of Wimpoleto Mary, daughter of William Lomer, esq. street, to Maria daughter of the late Fred, of Chapel House, near Southampton. Doveton, esq. of Upper Wimpole.street.

30. Augustine M‘Namara, esq. of Dub. Walter William Fell, esq. of ibe Midlin, to Wilhelmina Henrietta, daughter of dle Temple, and of Preston, Lanca. the Hon. Mrs. Archdall, of Kildare.place, shire, Barrister-at-law, to Emma Catheand sister of Lieut.-gen. Archdall, M. P. rive, daughter of the late Rev. John Ar. for the county of Fermanagh.

den, of Longcrofts, near Preston, GENT. MAG. November, 1820.




DR. WILLIAM Pearce, DEAN OF ELY. Nov. 21. Io Hill-street, Berkeley. Nov, 14., In his 67th year, the very syuare, in his 75th year, James Harris, Rev. Wm. Pearce, D.D.F.R.S. Dean of Earl of Malmsbury, Lord Lieutenant of Ely, and Master of Jesus College, Camthe County of Southampton, G. C. B. bridge. This learned Divine was born and D. C. L. He was the eldest son of at St. Keven in Cornwall, Dec. 3, 1744, James Harris of the Close in Salisbury, and was educated at the Gradinar. esq. (well-known as a scholar, and author

school at Helston, whence he was ad. of “Hermes," and other philosophical mitted at St. John's College, of which works) ; was born at Salisbury, April 9, he was Fellow, and many years Tutur. 1746, and educated at Merton College, He took the degrees of B. A. 1767 ; Oxford, where he obtained the degree M. A. 1770; B. D. 1778, D, D. (per of D. C. L. July 3, 1793. Having been literas regias) 1787. In 1772 he was early educated to diplomacy, ie was Moderator, and in 1778 was elected sent Minister to the Court of Madrid

Public Orator of the University. In in 1768; Envoy Extraordinary to that 1786 he was presented by St. John's of Berlin, June 3, 1772; elected M. P. College to the Rectory of Houghton for Christchurch, Hants, the same year ; Conquest in Bedfordshire ; and in 1787 and Minister to the Court of St. Pe. was appointed Master of the Temple. tersburg, Oct. 31, 1776. He was no- lo 1789 he was collated by Bp. Yorke ininated a Knight Companion of the to the Mastership of Jesus College. He Barn in February 1779, and invested resigned the Mastership of the Temple, with the ensigns thereof 'by ber Impe- on being promoted by the King to the rial Majesty, March 21st following ; Deanery of Ely, wbere he was installed and installed by proxy May 22 in the Dec, 10, 1797. same year. He was appointed Envoy Extravrdinary, and Minister Plenipotentiary to the States General July 3,

The Rev. WILLIAM Tooke, F.R.S. 1784, and sworn of the Privy Council With the most unaffected sorrow we Sept. 3 following. He was again no- record the death of a much-respected minated Ambassador and Plenipotenti. friend, in whose studies and amusements ary to the same States, March 8, 1788 ; we shared in very early days. Mr. Tooke, and created Baron Malosbury of Malms- after a long residence in Great Ormund. bury, co. Wilts, Sept. 19 following. In street, had recently removed to Guildford1795 his Lordship accompanied the street, where he died, in bis 77th year, Princess of Wales to England, having after a short illuess, Nov. 17, 1820. been appointed to conclude and sign In Mr. Nichuls's “ Literary Anecthe treaty of marriage. In 1796 bis dores" was inserted a well-written acLurdship went Ambassador Extraurili- count of his old friend Mr. Tooke, which nary and Plenipotentiary to the Re- we should have had great pleasure in public of France, to riégociate a treaty copying on the present occasion, had it of Peace at Lisle, the failure of which not been already transcribed into our is well knows). He was elevated to an pages in the review of that work (vol. Earldoin, Dec. 29, 1800, by the titles LXXXVI. i. 433.) Referring our readers, of Viscount Fitzharris, of Hurn Court, therefore, to our former volume, we Hants, and Earl of Malmsbury, to hini must now be the more brief. and his heirs 'male. In Aug. 1807 he Mr. Tooke was linea'ly descended was appointed Lord Lieutenant of Hamp. from an autient family, of respectable shire, and Governor of the tale of Wight. note in the counties of Hertford, Kent,

He married July 28, 1777, Harriet. and Essex. He was boru Jan. 18, 0. S. Mary, daughter of Sir George Amyond, 1744 ; and received a liberal classical bari. by whom he had Jaines-Edward education under Mr. John Shield, who Viscount Firzharris, (now Earl of Malms- kept a respectable academy at Islington. bury!, ' wo other sons, and two daughters. Having an inclination for the church,

His Lordship's publications are: “11. he was ordained by Bishop Terrick in troductivu tu the History of the Dutch 1771, and was appointed Minister of the Republic, for the last ten years, from English Church ai Cronstadt. In 1974, 1777," 8vo. 1788. “The works of Jamnes jie succeeded Dr. Glen King as Chaplain Harris, esq. with an Account of his Life to the Factory at St. Petersburg; where & Character, hy isis Son," 2 vols. 4to. 1801. he continued, highly respected by me a


of all nations and all religions, till 1792, 159-180. But of all Mr. Tooke's pub. when he returned to England to take lications, if he had been emulous of postpossession of a fortune that came to him humous fame, bis Translation of " Zol.by the death of a relation.

likofer's Sermons," a work which has Whilst at St. Petersburg, Mr. Tooke been justly styled " a stupendous fabrick kept up a regular intercouse with the of true piety and genius,” will alone in. Lutheran, Calvinistic, and other Pas- sure honourable mention of his name tors of the Reformed Communions, among all that are not indifferent to the 'by alternate meetings at the houses of improveinent and happiness of mankind each other. “But the most conspicuo to the latest posterity, as long as Chris. ous and pleasant of all assemblies of tianity shall subsist under any form, and this nature," his own words are here the human mind remain constituted as used, " was the annual dinner given by it is. her Majesty Catherinell. to the Ministers Mr. Tooke's valuable publications on of Religion of all denominations in the Russia need scarcely be enumerated. Imperial City, and which she was pleased His “ Life of Catharine II.;" bis • View to call her Diner de Tolerance, or Tule- of the Russian Empire" during ber ration Dinner. At this the Archbishop reign ; his “ History of Russia, from the Gabriel presided in full costume, as, in- foundation of the Empire to the Accesdeed, were all the guests. On his right sion of Catherine II.;" and his “Picusually sat Plato, when in attendance ture of Petersburg ;" were thankfully on the Court, and on his left the Angliski received by the publick. pastor, or Englsh Pastor ; the others se. In 1798 Mr. Tooke assisted in editing

niores pripres. Pamphilief, the Imperial the" General Biographical Dictionary," Confessur, and a Hiero-monach, with a in 15 vols. 8vo. his portion of ibe work Dapkin under his arm, taking his rounds being the first five volumes. to see that the guests were well served. Though Mr. Tvoke was entered and It was truly a sumptuous banquet, and continued many years a Member of not more sumptuous than barmonious, Jesus College, Cambridge, be declined and even facetious. Provisions of the taking any Academical degree, because, best ; with the choicest wines, and a as he intended never to solicit, it was dessert from the Imperial Gardens and not likely he should ever obtain a beHot-houses. Oh! If all tbe controver- nefice in the Church. He accepted, sies of the Christian Church bad been however, the honorary office of Chaplain argued over Burgundy and Champagne, of the Company of Stationers; and prithey would, indeed, have cost more vately printed á Sermon preached beChristian wine; but, if we may judge fore that Body, on Ash Wednesday, from these councils, infinitely less Chris March 2, 1808, as presents to his intian blood.” As the memory of such a timate friends. liberal institution deserved to be perpe. In 1814 Mr. Tooke also acted as tuated with honour, bis owu account of Chaplain to his old and intimate friend, one of these convivial meetings will be Sir William Domville, Bart, then Lord sound in the “ Literary Anecdotes,” Mayor ; in which capacity he preached transcribed from the “ Life of Cathe- five sermons, which, according to rine II."

custom, were printed for the use and In the “Literary Anecdotes" will also at the expense of the Corporation of be found Extracts from several Letters London (see vol. LXXXIV. i. 257, 363. written during his residence at St. Pe- ji. 47, 563, 564.) In tbe same year be tersburg, well worthy of attention, as published a Sermon preached before the descriptive of manners very different Duke of Kent, and the “ Royal Institufrom our own.

tion for the Education of 1000 Children After his return to England, with that in the Wards of Aldersgate, Bassistaw, restless and untired activity of mind that Coleman Street, and Cripplegate, Loualways marked his character, he pub- don," (see vol. LXXXIV. ii

. 48.) Jished, anonymously and otherwise, a Most of our Readers will no doubt Bumber of volumes ;

recollect the entertaining Illustrations should be particularly noticed, “ Varie- of tbe Epistles and Satires of Horace, ties in Literature," 2 vols. 8vo. 1795 ; by Mr. Tooke, printed in our Magazine which were followed, the next year, by from September 1806 to November 1811. two other large Volumes, 8vo. of cu- These ihe worthy Translator was rerious“ Selections from Foreigu Literary 'vising for separate publication at the Journals, and original MSS. now first time of his lamented death. published." These learned and amusing He bappily, however, lived to complete Compilations, which were favourably a work which he had much at heart, aud received by the public, are fully noticed which he has frequently said was to be in“ Literary Anecdotes,” vol. IX., PP. “liis monumeni,”-a Translation, with


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