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MARRIED.-At Runcorn, Thomas Sleight, On Tuesday, April 3d, three children wentinto a Esn. of Prestalyo Hall, to Mrs. Dampe, relict of Keld near Newport Isle of Wight, to gather sorrel, Hans Dampe, Esq.formerly his Dauish Majesty's where ihey picked up some roots very much re Consul at Liverpool.- At Liverpool, Captain semhling parsnips, which they eat of; but it Thomas Mudge, of the ship Trio, io Níiss Crossproving to be a poisnons root, called water hem

land. lock, they were immediately seized with convul DIED.-At Oldham, in Lancashire, Mr. Thos. sions, one of them expired before any medical | Henshaw, late in the firm of Henshaw, Barkers, assistance could be rendered, the others recovered and Hadrield, hat manufacturers. He has willed after the operation of an emetic, which was ad 20,0001. to Mr. John Atkinson, a hat-manufac. ministered just in time.

turer (no relation; 20,000l. to the Trustees of MARRIED.-At Southampton, James Blunt, the Blind Hospital at Liverpool; 20,000!. for the Esq. of Nether Wallop, to Sarah, third daughter I founding a Charity School on the plan of Christ's of Richard Little, Esq. of Grosvenor-place, Lon- Hospital; many legacies to his relations and don.

friends (from 2001. to 2000l. each) in all about DIED. --- At Basingstoke, aged 82, Mr. John 135,0001. The Trustees of the two Charities are Granger, brother of the late 'Rev. James Granger, residuary legalees, and will be entitled to many Vicaror Shipiake, and author of the Biographical thousand pounds more, as his property is suppos. Hisiory of England. -- At Southampton, Miss ed 10 amount to 100 or 180,0001.- The above firm Vignoli.-In her sgth year, Mrs. Newlyn. gave 5001, to the Blind Hospital at Norwich.-At HEREFORDSHIRE.

Liverpool, John Meacock, Esq. an Alderman of An extraordinary circunstance happened at

Chester. - At Lancaster, W. Badsworth, Esq. Hereford, on Tuesday, March 26.-:18 Mr. Ba a Justice of the Peace, and Deputy Lieutenant for vin, of the Oak public house, at Ross, (who

Cumberland and Westmorland. had a horse stolen some weeks ago), and another

LINCOLNSHIRE. person, were conveying the supposed offender to

MARRIED.-At Hacconby, Mr. FrancisWelby, Hereford, when the prisoner had reached the aged 84, + Miss Mary Fletcher, aged 40:- At third arch of the bridge over the Wye, he at Aswarby, I. G. Hibbert, Esq. of London, to tempted to jump into the river. He was caught Diana, eldest daughter of Sir Thomas Whichcote, by the skiris of his coat, which instantly tearing Bart. of Iswarby House. oft, he plunged into the stream, and has not DIED--At Gainsborough, aged 84, the Rev. since been found.

Jacob Bretell, Minister to the Congregation of Dien. It Leominster, Mr. Thomas Simpson, Protestant Disseuters at that place.-At Gautby, one of the body corporate of that Borough. aged 48, Robert Vyner, Esq. who was twice At Ross, aged ss, Mr. John Prosser.-Io her 79th chosen Member of Parliament for this county, Fear, Mrs. Hardwicke.

and retired from the represeutation on account of HERTFORDSHIRE.

ill health, when Sir Gilbert Heathcote was elect. Died: - At Beeches, Thomas Woodley, Esq. ed. In 1786, he married Lady Theodosia, daughHe was found dead in his bed.-At the Grove, ter of the Earl of Ashburton, by whom he has left zlear Watford, Lady Charlotte Barbara Villiers, nine children. sister to the Earl of Clarendon.


MARRIED.-- At Hening, the Rev. Jobu Taylor, MARRIED.-At Lewisham, Mr. G. Edmunds, Rector of Postwick, to Marianne, eldest daughter of the Exchequer Office of Pleas, Lincoln's-Inn, of Thomas Cubitt, Esq. of Hening-Hall. The to Miss C. White, of Soho-square.-át Gilling - Rev. J. Pay, late Fellow of Magdalen College, ham, James Smith, Esq. a Chief Clerk in the Cambridge, to Miss Marianne Marcon, second Check Office, Chatham, to Miss Isabella Stobin, daughter of John Marcon, Esq. of Swaff ham. of Chatham.

Died.-At Holkham, Mr. Savage, jun. aged DiEv.-At Rochester, Mr. Stephen Doorne, 21. This unfortunate young man was bitten in banker.-Al Deal, Mrs. Dixon, wife of Rear the fore-finger by a mad dog, about fifteen weeks Admiral Dison. She was taken ill whilst serving ngo, and had the part cut out by a surgcon two some friends at a dinner party, and died almost hours after. The finger had apparently healed, imunediately.--Aged so, Mrs. Mount.-At Che and he felt no farther inconvenience till the Savening, Mrs. Ouslow, wite of the Rev. Mr. turday previous to his death, when he was sodOnslow.

denly taken ill, accompanied with all the dreadLANCASHIRE.

ful symptoms of hydrophobia.-At Catton, Amn, An occurrence has recently taken place at

the wife of Lieutenant Warner Spaling, of the Lancaster, which excited a strong sensation 1st Royal Veteran Battalion...At Lynn, the Rer. there :-- young lady, of good connections, was

John Temple, Rector of Ashwicken with Leziate suddenly taken ili in a large party, and a physi of Bagthorpe.- At Norwich aged 64, Daniel Gan. cian being sent for, he declared, in the presence ming, Esq.- Mr. Joseph Scott, who served the of the company, that the young person was in a

office of Sheritt'in 1907-Mrs. Baas, wite of Mr. "all ladies wished to be who loved their Baas, merchant,, and only daughter of John lords." The lady having unfortunately no lord

Beales, Esq. of Chediston-Hall. to love, was so shocked at the exposure, that she

NORTHUMBERLAND. quitted the house, and never stirred abroad for April 7. - This afternoon, a most distressing some months. She persisted in denying the and melancholy accident happened at sea, near Doctor's declaration, but at length privately de Hartley, by which no less than twenty-three sea. livered herself of the child, which she was sus nien and fishermen have lost their lives. Ju the peeted to have thrown out of the window into a morning several tishing boatshad gone to sea, when pool of water. By suine chance the infant was a storm arose from the eastward, and the perilous found in time to preserve its life; but betore the situation of the crews being seen by the spectamother could be identified, she made hier escape, tors on shore, they hastened to Blyth for the life. and is now on her voyage to Aincrica. She was boat, which was with wonderful expedition soon Dit withstanding indicted for the inisdcweavor, brought to the scene of danger. A crew of brave and a true bill 10tlnd accordingly.

seanes instantly volunteered and manded the

life-boat, who speedily rescued the fishermen, by

STAFFORDSHIRE. getting them sa te ou board, and their numerous MARRIED.-At Wraxhall, the Rev. Mr. Pratt, relatives who were assembled on the shore already to Caroline, third daughter of J. Adams, Esq.--At congratulated each other on the speedy deliver- / Wolverhampton, the kev. T. Throsby ú hittaker, sace of their friends. Alas! however, when al of Whalley, Lancashire, to Miss Hordern, daughmost within hail of laud, the lite-boat was driven ter of James llordern, Esq.-P. Wood, Esq. of hy a heavy se upon a ridge of rocks, called Hart- Cotes, in this couuty, to Miss Butterton, daugbley Bates, and such was the treineudous surge, ter of W. Butterton, Esq. of Sowdley Salop. theist she almost instanily went to pieces, and ihe At Stoke-upon-Trent, W. Voss, Esq. of Orchard, whole crew (twenty-five in vumber) except two,

Dorsetshire, to Miss C. Warburtoa, daughter of perished in sight of inndreds of spectators: The J. Warburton, Esq. Corbridge. two sared were a foreigner, and a seaman named Diep.-At Wedensbury, aged 91, Mrs. Eliz. Thomas Lee, belonging to Hartley. A young Eduey.--At Dumone, in her goth year, Mirs. man of the name of Brown sustained himse Godwin.-- At Litchfield, Mrs. Barncs.-A1 Upper upon a piece of rock for some time, but was at Sapey, aged 105, Mrs. Perkes. length washed off by the surge. Among the suf

SUFFOLK, ferers were a father and four sons, of the name of MARRIED.-At Halseworth, Edw. Thomson, Armstrong, two brothers of the name of Short, Esq. Norwich, to Miss Williamson, dangliter of belonging to Blyth, and other two brothers of the John Williamson, Esq.-At Aldborough, W.J. same name, belonging to Cullercoates; but many Ellis, Esq. of London, to Viss Waddington, of them have left large families to lament their daughter of J. Waddington, Esq. loss. The scene of distress upon the beach, which DIED.-The Rev. 1. Cooke, vicar of Preston this distressing occurrence occasioned, exceeds in this county, and Melton Parva, vorfolk. - 15 all description for its extreme horror. Most of Westerfield, Miss llitch, eldest daughter of the the bodies have been washed on sbore

Rev. J. Hitch.-At Axworth Thorpe, in her oud MIRRIED.-.It Sinniugion, Licut. W. Pierson year, Mrs. Day: - The Rev. A. L. Richurdson, of the 6th North York Local Militia, to Miss rector of Kennet, near Newmarket, and of Felsa Grayson, eldest daughter of Mr. Graysou, of bam and Newbourn, ucar Ipswich. --Al Ipswich, Pickering

Mr. R. Bucke, an eminent surgeon. It Bury,
Died.–At Hexham, aged 84, Mr.T. Lambert. aged 81, Mrs. Reilley, relict of Johın Reilley,
In his goth year Mr. Dodd. At Newcastle, Esq.-lu her 87th yeur, Mrs. Lelup, a maidca
aged 92, Mrs. Liudsay.-lu bis 88th year Mr. J. lady.


Died.At Chichester, Mr. Hoskins, who had MARRILD).–At Nottingham, Lieut. Warren been thirty-three years master of the House of inBower of the 30th regiment of foot, to Miss dustry in ibat city. Among his property, were Tavlor.

found two bundred guineus, one hundred nod DID.-At Bleasby Hall, the residence of his eighty seven shilling pieces, á considerable numgrandfather, Lieut. G. Colclough, of the 20th foot. ber of five and three penny pieces, and au unique it Nottingham, in her gud year, Mrs. Comm. collection of other coins.-At Millaud House, -Mr. Joseph Law, un ulderman of the corpora wear Chichester, Johu Wilkes, Esq. editor and tion, aged 72.

proprietor of the Encyclopædia Londinensis.SHROPSHIRE.

At Cotsfield House, aged 83, J. Fuller, Esq. aa MARRIED.-It Shrewsbury, Thomas Sutton, i active magistrate for this county above fifty years. Esq. surgeon, to Emma, youngest daughter of The bulk of his fortune descends to his nephew Edward Bage, Esq. of Belmont.-At Ellesinere, aud heir, J. Fuller, Esq. of Rosehill, M.P. for the the Rev. H. S. Broome, to Mary in, eldesi county. daughter of E. Kynaston, Esq.- Atliyb Ereall,

WARISICKSHIRE. Lieut. W. Lawley, of the Wreken Local Milicia, MARCH 26, an inquest was held at Coventry, to Miss Dixon, of the Marsh, near Wellington. ou the body of Eliz. Bolt Robbins, a girl sixteen

Dirn.- 1t Shrewsbury, on Monday, April 9, 1 years of age, when, after an investigation of many Thomas Ball, aged 55; it is remarkable that the li hours, a verdict was returned of-wilful murder preceding Saturday he gave orders and was mea- li by starving, against T. Swift and his wife, in sured for his coftin, desiring that it might be ready whom the decetsed was an apprentice. at the beginning of the week.--At Plas Lollen, MARRIED.-Wr. Grifin, handcuff-makır, of Philip, son of C. Vorre!!, Esq.- Elterdine, Birmingham, to Mrs. Bourne, of the White Lion; Mr. J.Green.--At Lupington, aged 91, Mr. F. Erdington. Some sneerers at matrimony will Williams.

say, that the handcuti-making bridegroom is now SOMERSETSHIRE.

nanncled himseli.-- it Birmingham, Mr. John MARRIED.- At Minehead, R. Crosse, Esq. of Moudy Ponter, to Miss Moody, daughter of the Stoney, to Miss Greensal.- It Clifton, George

Rev. Mr. Moody. Brock, Esq.Caprain in the 37th Regiment, to Miss DED.-At Mosely, Mr. H. Parker, attorney Schreiber, youngest daughter of W. Schreiber, at Birmingham.-At Aldridge, the Rev. Joha Esq. of Brook House, Essex.- At Bath, J. o. Wild, rector of that place.--- It Warwick, George Oldham, Esq. of Montague Place, London, to Arthur, youngest son of the Rev. Dr. Iunis, Elizabeth, daighter of the late J. Jones, Esq. of aged 12. Frankley,'Hilts.

WESTMORELAND. Died: -At Buih, Venanzio Rauzzini, Esq. one MARRIED.-1t New Hutton, near Kendal, of the most celebrated musicians, as a composer Dir. J. Slater, surycon, to Miss Grey. and performer, of the present age. He was a na DIED.--At Kendal, aged 84, Mirs. Nevir.tive of Rome, and at a very early period was dis At King'smeaburu, Tamar, the wife of Mat. Deut, tinguished for his social excellence, exquisite They were the oldest couple in that neighbour. taste, and scientitie skill.-The Rev. S. Bennett, hood, and had been married sixty-three years. nephew to the Bishop of Cloyn.Edmund File

WILTSHIRE mer, F.sq.son of the Rev. Sir Edmund Filmer, of The extensive cotton mills of Messrs. Jenkins East Sutton Place, Keut.- VIrs. Lloyd, relict of land Cudford, Langley, were entirely destroyed John Lloyd, Esq. of Berth, Deubigshire, by fire on Tuesday morning, April 3. Several

head of caule were destroyed, and such was the !! Walker, Esq. of Cliford - 10 Halifax, J. Stans rapuility of the dames that very little w3s sared.lfield, Esq.or lontre irl, to Viss Barnes. -At Civ. The fire was occasioned by the negligepce of a thorn, ue? Barsler, T. Brammalı, Esq. of Lon. man setting fire to sone flax in the inill.

den, to Vliss "est, daughter of Thomas West, MARRIED.-- 1t. Salisbury, John Young, Esq.Esq.- At Brotherton, J. Perfect, Esq, bankrr, of Cuxain in the 70th regiment, to Jane, daughter Pontefract, in Miss Crowder, daughter of John of the late Rev. Dr. Fromc, of East Woodhay, 1 Crowder, Esq. Hagts.

DIED - It loll, agoi!:5, Major Colrlongh, of Lorem, it Tisbury, Robert Oberne; he was the 320 foot, and brother of Lieutenant Onlar to1 years of age, and his posterity amounted to cough, whose death in Nottinghamshire is men. 357 persons, viz. 3 sons and 5 daughters, 67 grand- tioned in a preerding page -At Hathenege, aged children, si great grand-children, and I great 90, John Cooper, known by the name of Blind grea-crnd child.-- 1t Fardirgion, T. Salisbury, Jack. Notwithstanding the loss of his sight when Esq. soffritor, and steward to Lord Rivers ani a chili, he excelled in rading, wrestling, W Norton Pitt, Esq.- 31 Trowbridge, the Bev. hare hanging, trour-catching, &c.-It Rippon, D. Jones, pastor of the General Baptist church in aged 44, Villiam Kavnard, Esq.--.11 Monk-End, that place. - At Salisbury, aged as, Mrs. Saralı in his 54th year, Edward Robinson, Esq:-( Pike.

Walton, Hargaret, this danghter of J. Richard. WORCESTERSHIRE.

son, E:--- It Kirkhr-mor-Side, the Rev. Wil. An inquest was beld on Monday, March 19, 2t liam Comber, who had been 35 years Vicar of Worcester, on the body of the son of Mr. Hitrris, l that place, aged 84.-In hier 96th year, Mrs. ARR attorney,, of that city. It appears that this youth Kitehen. -Ai Acomb, Harriet Isabella, second was on his return to school, atter having visited | danghter of the Rev. Charles Percival.It York, bis parents.

While on the road he wapi, and Mr. Liston, jun. of Scarborough, Solicitor. He said to the female who accompanied him that he pas suddenly taken ill at the Theatre, ard on bewould not go to school. She intreated him to sing removed to an adjoining horse, expired before return bome; this he also refused to do, and when medical assistance could be procured. they arrived at a place called the Ketch, he said, “Good bye,” and rushing down the steep', plunged into the Severn, and was drowned. The Jury found in their verdiet, that the deceased!

WALES, being under the age of discretion (twelve years A singular conflict lately tonk place at Llampe. old), and not knowing good from evil, did in the ter, in Cardiganshire :-Tivo women, one eighty. passion of either grief or discontent, cast himself sight years of age, and the other eighty-six, who into the Severn, and was there drowned.

for nearly sixty years had been the inost intimate Died.- At Evesham, in her sth year, Mrs. friends, qnarrelles respecting a hank of yarn, Hickman.--Near Tenbury, Mrs. Joan Perkins, and after i star of words, proceeded to blows: the who had attained, within one month, the age of anger of each, however, being greater than their 105 years.

strength, a drawn battle was agreed on, in order YORKSHIRE.

that they might, on the following day, fight it out A singular wager was laid in Leeds a few days with sticks, and the bellman of the town was ernsince; a person of the name of Jackson, bind to ployed to announce the attray; after beating each Mr. Josepli Medley, hade a bet of tive guineas lo her most unnercifully, the Magistrates interthiut his two sons, twins, were both of the same fercil, and put an end to the contest. weigbt to a single ounce; but on their being MARRIED.-It Lanrcchan, Montgomerf. placed in the scales it was found that one of them shire, Robert Perrott, Esq. Captain of the weigher an ounce and a half more than his bro-|| Artillery belonging to Colonel Kynaston Powell's ther. This trial was not thought sufficiently ac Corps of Local Militia, to Miss Evans, eldest curate, particularly as the heavier boy bad on a laughter of Thomas Evans, Esq. of Glanbrogan, pair of shoes newly soled, it was therefore doter in the said parish.- At Carinarthen, Lieutenant bunced to try the caperiment in a state of nudity; l Hunt, of the atith regiment, to Miss Vaughan, when it was found that so exacily were they pois. Il eldest daughter of Captain Vaughan, of the Royal ed, that it was impossible to say whether of the Navy.-The Rev. F. T. Pappendick, to Miss B. scles in which they were placei preponderated. A. Williams, youngest daughter of the late The age orige well-matched lads is five years. Thomas Williams, of Vellinnewydd, Breck nock.

'The collowing separtee was lately made by a shire. ou latly it is boarding school near Halifüx. Died.--At Llanerch Park, Flintshire, H. Leo,

ne uilerschool mates, who was priding herselt Esq. Major of the Flintshire Minitin. By bis over the rest of the scholars on account of the su death the beautiful seat in the Vale of Clwyd, and prrior dignity of her extraction, and alluding to valuable domeshes, become the property of the the Duke of Rodas being a near relation of Rev. W. Davies, restoring to the ancient line an bers, with hanghy demeanour, exclaimed, -- estate it had possessed for many *Thank Heavon, I have yet an odd drop of noble Haverfordwesi, aged 109, Dorothy Richards, who blood in me!" To which the other replied,-- enjoyed uninterrupted health till within a few * Then pray, Miss, never get blooded, lest the days of her death. At Bagnor, Hugh Owen, D.D. edd drop should chance to get ont.

Precentor of the Cathedral, Rector of Aberfraw, MARRIED--At Rotherbaum, J. Strut, Esq. of Anglesea, and of Llanlifny, Carmarthenshire. Belper, Derbyshire, to Suson, only daughter of J.

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EMBELLISUDENTS. 1. An Elegant Portrait of Mrs. FITZHERBERT. 2. Two WHOLE-LENGTI FIGURES in the FASHIONS of the Season, COLOURED. 3. An ORIGINAL Song, set to Music for the Harp and Piano-forte; composed exclu

sively for this Work, by Mr. Hook. 4. Two elegant and new PaTTERNS for NEEDLE-WORK.


BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF ILLUS. ;, Some account of a Book entitled “The TRIOUS LADIES.

Regulations and Establishment of Henry Mrs. Fitzherbert


A. Percy, the Fifth Earl of Northuruber land....


Some curious and interesting facts relative ORIGINAL COMMUNICATIONS.

to British Plants ; by Dr. Thornton ....233 Il ymenæa in search of a Husband ......212 The Porrer of Faithi......

..237 Persian Letter from Muley Cid Sadi, one Visit to the Nunnery; or the History of of the Secretaries of his Excellency Donna Maria de Sa...

..949 the Persian Ambassador in London, to Curions Anecdote of Henrictta, Duchess of

Osman Cali Beg, his friend at Ispahan..215 Orleans ..
History of the Oldcastle family, an Original
Novel ...

...217 History of Joseplı and Aseneth; according

BEAUTIES OF THE BRITISH POETS. to the Tradition of the Rabbins.. .225 Remarkable discovery of Murder...... ib. Curious adventure of George Bruce, with

SCOTT. interesting particulars of the Island of Analysis and Extracts from “ The Lady of New Zealand, ..

the Lake;" a Poem. By Walter Scott.. *245


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..245 Walking Dress....

il. Description of several Dresses, worn by ladies of rank and fashion

ib. General Observations and Refcctions on Fashion and Dress...


Steam applied io America to the purposes

of Inland Navigation ... Dreadful Accident occasioned by experi

meuts to ascertain the ingredients used in

the composition of the Greek fire.., .. ib. Demonstration of tlie minute divisibility of matter...



Extraordinary Robbery


ib. Shakespeare's King Jobu, at Corent Garden Robbery of the Whiteheaven Bank. Theatre

il. Singular Occurrences .247 Dreadful Accident...


ib. Christ teaches to be Humble, by West.... ib.

A man killed in a pitched battle.....

ib. Hercules, to deliver Theseus, assails and

luteresting Marriages and Deaths...... wounds Pluto Andronache imploring Ulysses to spare the

PROVINCIALS. life of her Sou; by G. Dave, A ........249 | Dreadful Circumstance..

ib, A subject from Ossjan, by Drummond, A. ib.

Barbarous Murder

ib. Titania, by H. Howard, R. A........... ib. Accident by a thick fog

.255 Titania, Puck, &c. by 11. Thompson, R. A.250 Extraordinary Deaths...

ib. Death of the Earl of Argyle, by J. North.

Tiptree House destroyed by fire..... ib. cote, R. A......


Public Baptism by immersion in the river ib. Views of Lowther and Petworth, by Turner ib.


ib. Village Choristeis rehearsing a Sunday An

Death of a female at an advanced age.. ib. them, by E. Bird........


Pitched battle between Pearce and Gateo.. ib. Mr. Walsh Porter's Collection of Pictures 251

Remarkable silver Eel.......

ib. Tour to Zealand......

Sale of a Wife....

ib. Curivus circumstance respecting the Toad ib.

Rare and curious Fisin.

..956 Improved method of cultivating the Alpine

Statue of his Majesty...

il. Strawberry.....

Singular act of Benevolence.

ib. Ingenious Fire Escape..

Singular Death......

iba The collection of Manuscripts brought

Supplementary Advertisements for the from Iodia, by the Rev. Dr. Bucbanan 252



WE hare this Month omitted our portion of Poetical Extract from Milton, in order to give our Readers a complete Analysis, and copious extracts from Walter Scott's new Work,

THE LADY OF THE LAKE, published within these few days. Such has been the demand for this work that it is already out of print; our leaders, therefore, will have a peculiar gratification in the substitution we have made in the present Number.

ORIGINAL. COMMUNICATIONS, on all interesting subjects, are non admitted into the Neu Series of LA BELLE ASSEMBLEE, if written in a chaste anıl elegant style. Authentic accounts of Births, Marriages, Deaths, and Prorincial Intelligence, possessing any peculiar character, will hereafter meet with the most respectful attention, and a reuson will be assigned in the next successire Numbers for a hatever articles may be omitted; but it is requested that all Letters be sent free of Pustage.

SUPPLEMENTAL NUMBER.—On the first of July riext, will be published our usual Ilalf. yearly SUPPLEMENTAL NUMBER, contuining and completing Milton's Paradise Lost, with TITLE-PAGE and INDEX, as usual; together with a Beautiful PorTRAIT of Milton,




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