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3799.] Account of Thomas Pennant, Esq. that warns me," adds he, “to hang up my In addition to the list of literary laboure pen in cime, before its powers are weakened, already cnumerated, is a letter on an earthand rendered visibly impaired. I wait noi quake felt at Downing, in Flintshire, in 1753; for the adinonition of friends. I have the another inserted in the same publication*, Archbithop of Grenada in my eye ; and fear in 1756, on coralloid bolies (roça.208985) the imbecillity of human nature miglit pro- collected by him: his Synonis of Quadru. duce in long worn-age the same treatment of pedes published in 1971; a parnphlet on the my kind advisers as poor Gil Blas had from Militia ; a paper on the Turkey; and a vohis most reverend patron. My literary be- lume of Miicellanies. quests to future times, and more serious con- Mr. Pennant attained academical honours cerns must occupy the remnant of my days. of all kinds, having had the degree of LL.D. This closes my public labours."
conferred on liim by the University in which Norwi hstanding his parting address, the he was cducated, he was a Fellow of the example of the Archbishop of Grenada, and Royal Society, and a member of the Society the concluding sentence of “ Vulete & Plau? of Antiquaries, a Fellow of the Royal So., dite,” we find Mr. Pennant adventuring once ciety of Upsal in Swejen, a member of the more in the ocean of literature, at a late pe- American Philofopliical Society, an honorary riod of his life, and trying his fortune again member of the Anglo-Linnæan Society, &c. with all the eagerness of a young author. The ample fortune left him by his father
He accordingly published the Natural Hir. enabled Mr. Pennant to keep an hospitable tory of the parishes of Holywell and Down- table, and also to present the profits of seve.. ing*, within the precincts of the latcer of ral of his works to public inftitutions, parwhich he had refided about half a century. ticularly the Welsh charity-school in Gray.'s
In the course of the last year he also pre- inn-lane. He encouraged several engravers sented the public with a splendid work, con- by his patronage, and was not a little leren fisting of 2 vols. 4to. entitled " the View of viceable to the advancement of the fine arts. Hindooftan," in the preface to which he In 1776 he married a second time, on candidly states his motives for this new at- which occafion he became united to Miss tempt. “ I had many. solicitations from Mostyn, fifter of his neighbour the late Sir private friends,” says he, “ and a few wishes Roger Moftyn, in Flintshire.
The latter Froin persons unknown delivered in the public part of his life was chea.ful, and le scarcely prints, to commit to the press, a part, in the felt the approaches of old age. He died at forming which the posthumous volumes might his feat at Downing is his 720 year. hereafter make their appearance. I might He has left leveral works behind him, in have pleaded the imprudence of the attempt Ms. under the role of “ Outlines of the at my time of life, of beginning so arduous Globe," and as a proof that it will be a very an undertaking in my 71st year.
voluminous and interesting publication, it is “ I happily, till very lately, had scarcely only necessary to oblerve, that “ The View any admonition of the advanced season. Í of Hinduoftan,” composed the xivth and xvth plunged into the sea of trouble, and with my volumes, papers in one hand, made my way through
Mr. Pennant pofTeffed a well-compacted the waves with the other, and brought them frame of body, an open and intelligent alpect, fecure to land. This, alas! is finite boasting. an active and chearful disposition, and a viviI must submit to the judgment of the públic, city which rendered him always entertaining, and learn from thence how far I am to be as well in conversation as in writing. Though censured for fo grievous an offence against the not without a share of irrascibility, his heart maxim of Aristotle, who fixes the decline of was kind and benevolent. He was exemplary human abilities to the 49th year.
in the relations of domestic life ; and sensibly " I ought to sudder when I confider the felt for the diftiesses of his poor neighbours, wear and tear of 22 years; and feel shocked whole relief in seasons of hardship he promoted at the remark of the elegant Delanty, who with great zeal and liberality. His candour. observes, “ that it is generally agreed among and freedom from ordinary prejudices, are wile men, that few attempts at least in a sufficiently displayed in his writings; and learned way have ever been wisely under. Scotland was forward to confess, that he was. taken and happily executed after that period !". the first traveller from this side the Tweed,
“ I cannot defend the wisdom: yet from who had visited the country with no unthe good fortune of my life I will attempt friendly spirit, and had fairly presented in the execution."
under its favourable as well as its lefs pleasing These valuable volumes are drawn up by aspects. As a writer, his style is lively and l'ennant, in the manner of his intro- expressive, but not perfectly correct. His
io che « Arctic Zoology." The principles of artangement in zoology are judiplatas, 2? in number, are admirably engravej, cious, and his defcriptions characteristic. If and one (the Napaul pheasant) is beautifully in some of his later works a little variety coloured.
appears, and a propensity to think that ime
" Tbe. Pbilosopbical Transactions.”
portant to the world which was fo to himself, honour in the literary history of his country, is may readily be pardoned to one who has and his memory will be cherished with respect afforded such copious and valuable entertain and affection, by his surviving friends. went to the public. His name will live with
ALPHABETICAL List of BANKRUPTCIIS and DIVIDENDS announced between the 2016
of Dec. and the 20th of Ja.. extracted from the London Gazettes. BANKRUPTCIES.
Cunliff, J. Loftock, cotton-marufacturer, Feb. 6.
Chaniber, T. Newgate-treet, plover, Jan. 22.
Crane, W. Market-rt, Oxford Market, chet feinonger, Jan. 14.
Dent, W. Erith, shopkeeper, Jan. 30.
Dorner, M. Keate-treci, loup-maker, Feb. 9. widoct-freet, Bedford-Row.
De Drufinu, J. and J. Clerk, London, merchants, Feb. sg. Boardman, R. Houghton, fuftian-manufacturer. Topping, Dalton, W. Surrey Square, mariner, Jan. 19° N'arrington
Deight, C. Gainiborough, druggiit, Feb. i. Bridger, W. jun. Crooked-lane, pajten-maker. Collyer, Great
Daws, M. Little Towerhill, upholfcrer, Feb. Eaft-Cbrap.
Ellis, P. Liverpool, merchant, Jan, 26. Charlton, P. Newcastle, linen-draper. Bacon, Southampton-fr.
Lllwood, J. Briscoe, callico-prin er, Feb. 12,
Fitzhenry, P. Briftos, merchant, March 19.
Fruf, 6. Cambridge, brazier, Feb. 7.
Gyfford, R. Gravel Lane, ftationer, Feb. 6.
Green. 5. Kinghon, Hull, linen-draper, Jan 23. Druce, T. Callington, Oxford, butcher, W. Jonstone, Temple.
Grunt, J. Mancheffer, woollen-draper, Jan. 24.
Gill, o. St. James's-itreet, victualler, Feb. 7.
Breitwell, J. Wilbeach, grocers, Feb, 14.
Henderfon, R. Redcross-Areer, brandy merchant, Jang 13: Gage, W. Webber. Row, coa-dealer. H. Cbefter, Alelina place.
Hammond, T. and E. Stephenson, Pennington-freet, brewers, Graisham, M. Tealby, paper-maker. Clitberou, Neurale,
Jan. 26. Gulley, T. Bath, innkeeper, Chiptard Adiington, Gray's-i. Heginbotham, J. Southmolton-Areet, hosier, March : George, Walter Cheptton', innkeeper. Sbut Rigby.
Hawkes, T. Dudley, iron-master, Feb. 2a. Garrett, J. St. Mary Axr, merchant. Bloomfield, Haydon-84. Huddy, c. Wapping-itreet, tay.or, Jan. 30. Jefferies, w, Mangunfield, taylor. Mietrs. Jenkins and James,
Harrifon, J. Ealingwould, brewer, Feb. 19. Now in.
Hill, T. Lothbury, warchousemen, Jan. 26.
Kent, T. Brightheimtone, linen-draper, jan. 14.
Loveley, R. Blackburn, cotton-nanufacturer, Feb. da
Maklan, T. Romford, innkenper, Feb. 2. Lock woud, J. Skipton, grucer. Embert, Hatt n-Garden.
Nears, c. Greenwich, mariner, Jun. 29. Logs, J. Kingiland, piumbes. Sberwin,' St. James-B101.
Mansfield, T. Sudbury, Brucer, March 4. Mrcheil, J. Paul-sall, tanker. Garnet, Nelu Busingball-freeto
Oldroyd, c. Red Lion-kreet, apothecary, jan.-6 koles, S. Roftmary-lane, file finan, Boornfield, Huyden 19.
Phillips, w. Walworth, hatter, Jan, 22. Paterfest, G. Berwick, liren-draper, allts. Sudiow and Ricbo Palerean, s, Oxford, naberdasher, Feb. 2. ardjo, Moment-yard.
Price, J. Blacktriars Road, cheesemuoger, Feb. s. Perkins J. Hinckly, baker. Tibbut, Staples-Inn:
Profr, W. W. and R. Cotter, Fenchurch-freet, wine-mer: Ruthbridge, R. Kingsland, victualier: wiwe, Ozletbed.
chants, Jan. 30. Richards J. Truro, shopkeeper. Lewis, Gray's Inn.
Parr, J. Manchester, innkeeper, Feb. 2. Scrived, T. elder and younger, and T. Andiews, Alceiter,
Philips, R. St. Martin's Lane, coal-merchant, Feb. 15. Decale-makers, Smart, Staples-inn,
Piercey, J. and A. Edwards, Bithopsgate-ftreet, haberdashSirnptün, J. Great Coggethal, thupkeeper. Naylor's, Great ers, jan.jo. hewport.fireet.
Ruile1!, M. Doynton, dealer, Jan. 31. Smith, W. Great Bolton, and Simon Birch, Ship:on, cotton. Kote, c. and F. High Wycomb, haberdachers, Jan. 30. manufacturers, Hardman, Bolton.
Rich, J. S. and J. Heapy, Aldermanbury, Blackwell Hall, Tanker, W. Monmouth, irco-nailer. Mefirs. Lyon and Col
factors, Feb. 16. lyer, Gray's-inn.
Keuhead, H. and E. Ward, Upper Norton-ftreet, perfumers, Trungnton, E. and W. Carthalton, taylors. Denton, DCS-be
Summers, W. Harwich, fationer, Jan. 23. ninxion Crus.
Simpfin, J. and C. O'Bryan, Bread-street, warehousemen, Walker, H. jun. Portenhall, butcher. Day, Kibritan.
Jan. :6. Wood, T. R. Wood, and w. Troughton, Smeethain Bottom, Sawyer, J. Tenberden, grezier, Feb. 2. drewers. Denton, Dyer's-buildings.
Stoddart, J. and T. and J. Errin ton, Newcastle, cors-fas. Whale, J. Melksham, nopkeeper. Alue, Nethban.
tors, Jan. 23. Wilians, J. Burtord, curuiactor. Kislis avid Griffin.boje, Scutt, G. W. irby, Kendall, rivener, J211. 19. Gray's Inn.
Scott, J. and I), and J. Thornpson, Blackburn, liquor-mer
chants, Feb. I. DIVIDENDS ANNOUNCED.
Spence', J. Peter-freet, upholder, Jan. 30. Alien W. Market-freet, St. James, and Allen R, Pimlico, Swaine, J. Stoke under Handen, innkeeper, Jan. 22. carpenters, Jan. 30.
Spackinai, C. bati, brokor, Feb. 6. Aerts, w, W. P. Betts, and G. Veria, Lambeth, Aucklog
Sution, T. And, innkeeper, Feb.z. manufacturers, Feb. 16.
Seddon, 1. jun. Se. Mary at Hill, merchant, Jan. 30. Buckber, W. and A. Poultry, linet-rapers, Jan. 22.
Smith, T. Welbech-itreet, couch-in.ker, F¢0.1 Bourman, W. Balinghallitreet, warchulcinan, Feb. 5.
Seddon, J. Manchefer, cotton-manufacturer, Jan. . Bag chaw, J.C. Savage Gardens, corntactor, jan. 19.
Twis, C. Birmingham, bu tor-maker, Jan, 22. Elakeway, J. Shrewibury, woolien-draper, Feh. +
Tyler, P. Anceller, buncer, Feb. 5. Barrow, É. and J. Norwich, warehousemen, Feb. 4.
Wooword, w, Vaux!.all, barge-builder, Feb. 2. Bray, D. Cranbourn-street, haberdasher, Jan, 29
Wilkinson, R. and A. JetFrie's Square, merchants, Jan, 15. Bali, s. and J. Maynard, Staines, coachinaker, Jan. 39.
March 9. Baker, T. lei, be lericay', Lidier, Jan, 15.
Watts, W. Cherty Garden-freer, vintner, Jan. 28. Beck, 1. Upton upon Severn, cabinet-maker, Feb. 2.
Walm Nay, J. Chaucery Lane, tationer, Jan. 22. Hurgers, L. and H. Wasdie, Manichet:er, corn-dealers, Wright, J. and 1. Beavis, Bringi, linen-drapers, Jan. 2: F.D. 19.
William, w. Bathey, wouluapler, Jan. 31.
Wilson, R. Ribcerer, cotton-nanufacturer, Feb. a.
Hashary, H, Lawrence Late, Irith factor.
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father was engaged in agriculture in some post NORTHUMBERLAND AND DURHAM, Married.] At Newcastle, Mr. Thomas of Northumberland, and toon after at Dalton Stain ton, to Mrs. Rutherford, Mr. William in the county of Durham. His early yease Murray, to Mifs Henriztta Burgoyne. Tho. pailed over at Belford, in Northumberland, Wilkinson, efq. of London, to Miss Lyon, where, under the superintending eye of his eldest daughter of the late Hon. Tho. Lyon, father, the bent of his genius was allowed of Hetton House, Durham.
its undivided application to those objects and At Birtley, Mr. William Dixon, to Miss studies, in which he afterwards became to H. Dodd, of Bootland.
confpicuuus: for, at a more advanced period, Died.] At Newcastle, aged 97, Mrs. Ann he obtained a perfect knowledge of the Dixon. Aged 83, Mrs. Either Bulmer, French and Latin languages, finding thera mother of Mr. Bulmor, printur. Mr. J. indispensable to the completion of his scientiStoddart, serj.ant at mace. Mafter Charles fic purtuits. To unite the rescarches of flis Ellison. Mis. Coulter,
ence with a course of practical utility, and At Hexh.:m, suddenly, Mrs. V. Kirkley. to open a way to independance through the Aged 50, Thomas Kirsopp, efq. Mr. Francis medium of a liberal profession, his father was Bell, parish clerk, who had filled that office induced to fix upon surgery and the practice
of medicine, as an apt tate for the attaining 50 years.
At Morpeth, Mr. Ralph Browne, iun. of these different objects. The commercia ke:per.
ment of his professional career was under Mrr At Sunderland, aged 95, Capt. Reed.
Maxwell, of Newcastle upon Tyne, with At Alnwick, Miss Foriter.
whom he continued to the age of nineteen. At Belford, Mr. Jofeph Hill, master of He then proceeded to Edinburgh and attended the Black Swan Inn.
the lectures of the different profeflors; At Norto:, Mrs. Hogg. Capt. John Tay- amongst which, those of Dr. Black on Chou ler. Mi-e Hutchinson. Mr. William Pratt. mistry, seemed to have peculiar attractions
At Stockton, Joseph Grey, esq. collector that being a branch of science to which he of the customs.
became particularly attached, and in which At Craike, aged 104, Simeon Ellerton, a he advanced to a very considerable degree of fingular d trian, and was often employed proficiency. In 1737, be engaged bimselfas on walking commiffions to London and ohur an affiftant to a medical practitioner in Sunder-' places." He lived in a neat ston: cottage of land, with whom he continued about twelve his own building, and what is remarkable, be months. The two following years we find bad literally carried it on bis head! it being his him in the employment of Mr. George Mid. practice to bring lome from every journey ford, of Morpeth. This gentleman's opié the most suitable stone he could pick up.
nion of Mr. Clarke's abilities and general [We have been just favoured with the following conduct, may be best gathered from a circunaMemoir of Mr. Robert Clarke, of Sunderland, Itance that occurred iome time after, when whose Death was noticed in our Magazine for Mr. Midford politely offered him an inmeMarch laft.) Private life, however distin
diate introduction to his friends and connecguished by peculiar worth or talent, generally tions at Morpcth, then left at liberty by the flows on in such an even stream, as to want Temoval of a Mr. Hawden, who had fucceedthat variety and interest, which attract the ed him, and a tender of his services in any pen of the Biographer; But where that way that Mr. C. might have occasion for. worth is of so superior a cast as to offer a This occurred at a time when other prospects shining example, or when those talents have opening on his view, induced him to decline been successfully exercised in matters of pub- the engagement. He, at this time, attracted licatility, it then becomes the duty of survi- the attention of Dr. Keith, with whom he ving friends to save from oblivion those vir.
continued a scientific and friendly correspontues we may imitate, and those talents which dence, and whole good opinion and efter may lead to honeft emulation and improve- were eminently useful to him on future ocu
casions. In goodness of heart and indefatigable ap
A short time before he quittcal Morpeth, plication of inventive ability, few men, with- his father died at Leith, after having rein the same portion of time, have gone be- ceived subscriptions for a course of lectures in yond the late Mr. ROBERTCLARKE,of Sun- natural and experimental philosophy, which derland, whose death was announced in the were obstructed by his declining health and Monthly Magazine of March laft. From his subsequent diffolution. Mr. Clarke foon father, Mr. Cuthbert Clarke, whose know- proceeded to that place, and offering to return ledge and ingenuity in the North of England the subscription-money or to deliver the lece had brought him into notice, he inherited a tures himself, the latter was preferred; and, genius leading to natural and experimental from every account, we have realon to hes philosophy, and in very early life discovered lieve the subscribers were much gratified by Laste and talents in the imitative arts. At his method, and the masterly way in wlrich the period of his birth, in August 1767, his he acquitted himself on the occasion. For at
lecturer, indeed he was well qualificư, uni- date for the office of furgeon, to which a
deiach his mind from other scientific pursuits, jects engrofling his attention he was induced but rather pointed out a direction in which to discontinue the publication.
his combined knowledge of surgery and mee In 1791, he entered into another profeffio- chanics might be productive of practical utimal engagement at Sunderland, which conti- lity. An alteration in the construction of nued about awo years; and where the culti- the key-tooth-initrument, and an improve. vation of lone privaterriend thips, and a grow
ment in the field-tourniquet of M. Savigny ing estimation of his talents and virtues fixed were among the fruits of his leisure-hours. the destiny of liis future life. At this time The principles upon which they were conbe distinguished himself by his activity and structed, with explanatory drawings, were allistance in the establishment of a Humane Se comniunicated, amongit other eminent surciety at that place ; for which, and for his geons, to the ingenious Mr. Anthony Carline, fuccessful treatment of some cases of " fuf- by whom the former was inserted in “ The pended animation,” he received the thanks Medical Facts and Observations ;” and the of the Committee and was elected an hono- plan of both was received by professional men rary member of the institution. His en- with great approbation. The usual mode of gagement closed in the spring of 1793, about working pumps, by means of a brake, had, for which time we find him employed in drawing fome time, attracted his attention; a mode plans necessary to the specification of a patent which appeared to him little productive in pro
“ Machine Rope Manufactory." since portion to the muscular labour employed. His established, on an extensive scale, in the neigh- inventive genius soon pointed out an improvebourhood of Sunderland. The state of de- ment in the use of a curved lever, and make pendence to which Mr. C. had been hitherto ing the action the same with that of rowing, confined, was deemed unwortliy of his talents conducing, at once, to the superior eafe as by some private friends, who liberally offered well as muscular power of the person fo emto support him another winter in Edinburgh ployed. This was successfully carried into for the conpletion of his medical and chirur- effect, on board a new ship, the Archimedes gical studies. This plan was carried into of Sunderland, and an ample account of his effect in the Otober following, and the warm plan, with requisite engravings, has been Tecommendations of Dr. Keith introduced publithed Gince his death, in the “ Repertory him to tae notice and intimacy of several of of Arts.” During the construction of that the most eminent profeffors. At Edinburgh fupendous work, the Caft-Iron Bridge near he became dissecting pupil to Mr. John Bell, ' Sunderland, in the years 1795-6, Mr. C. was, and exerted himself with tuch intelligence upon different occafions, consulted by the and unwearied application in his anatomical architects, and his opinions generally attendpursuits, as to gain the approbation, and To indulge a favourite amusement, esteem, and future correspondence of that to present a token of respect to an intimate able and ingenious profesor. Midwifery too, friend, and at the same time to preserve some and other subjects connected with his pro- vestige of the means by which to vaft an arch fessional line, obtained a proportionate ihare of was turned, he was impelled to make a draw. his diligence an:i obfervation--suthat it may be ing of that elegant itructure previous to the fairly faid, thai nu:hing wis neglected which centre's being taken down.
In this design, teemed necellary to form a character, fitted beauty and accuracy were so intimately to practice with succeis in a place of such blended, that with all the general effect of consideration, as that, in which his interest an excellent picture, every block of iron of and his inclinatiun feemed now diipoied to which the outward range was composed, fix him.
every picce of timber of which the fcattolje On his return to Sunderland in March ing was framed, and every tier of stones in 1794, he commenced practice; and very either buttress might be minutely distin' foon had the fatistaction to see himself re- guilhed. The admiration of all who saw spectfully supported. A Dispensary being on this drawing, and the warm approbation of the eve of establiment at this time, the 10- the* gentieman immcdiately concerned licitation of many of his friends, an honest in this noble and userul structure, induced consciousness of his own abilities, together with the earnest recommendation of Mr. John * Rowland Burdon, Esq. M. P. for the Bell, induced him to ofier himself as a candi- County of Durham.
him, with some reluctance, to publish this inventive genius, comprehensive knowledge, * view, together with another elegant one of and active application, were dignified by simthe Bridge in its finished state. The two plicity of manners, suavity of difpofition, and beautiful aquatinta plates, with a plan of the a heart of universal binevolence. fectional parts, now before the public are CUMBERLAND AND WESTMORLAND. ample proofs of his ingenuity and minute There were married last year at St. Mary's, application, and will remain monuments of Carlisle, 57, christened 140, buried 107. his taste, judgment and general execution, At Kendal, married 104, christened 219, and what must very much enhance the buried 204. quickness and versatility of his talents, the Married.] At Carlisle, Mr. David Donald writer of this article may add, from his per- to Miss E. Hodgson. Mr. Bonnel, druggift, fonal knowledge, that though he had occafi- to Miss Lowrie, of Stanwix. onally practised drawing with a view to ana- At Whitehaven, Mr. Burns to Miss Benn. tomical representation, this was his first at- Capt. Davis to Miss Christopherson. tempt at landscape and perspective.
At Grea: Orton, Mr. William Sturdy, of His character as a man of genius and ta- Moorhouse, to Miss Elizabeth Norman, of lents was now fully established, and a rapidly- Great Orton. Mr. George Martindale, of increasing practice promised amply to reward Greenfoot, to Miss Kirkbride, of Hightown. his exertions; when his friends, with ex- At Stoney Middleton, Mr. E. B. Miller, treme concern, law in him evident symptoms in his 75th year, to Miss Ann Prescott, in of a consumption. In the spring of 1797, these her 17th year. appearances alermingly gained ground, and At Orton, Mr. John Brown, to Miss Pot. he was urged by his friends, in vain, to try "ter, of Height. a change of air: his consent could not be oba At Penrith, Rer. Mr. Grattan to Miss tained until a removal was considered as no Dixon, long-radvisable. A conviction of his approaching At Harton, Mr. John Anderson to Mrs. diffolution long attended him, and und s this Jobson, of the Queen’s-head, Newcastle. idsa he committed his papers to the flames;
At Whittington, Mr. A Fisher, of Kenamongst which was an anatom cal work, in dal, to Mifs Moore. · which h: had made considerable progress. At Penshaw, Rev. Robert Harrison to Miss Occasionally the vigour of his genius seemed Lowson. restored, and his love of science to the last At Brampton, Mr. Thomas Bell to Mifs was prevalent with him. A few weeks be- Mary Nicholson.. fore his death, in a conversation with some Died.] At Whitehaven, aged 28, Mr. Jointimate friends, on the early period Nature seph Hodgson, merchant. Aged 88, Mrs. had frequently put to the pursuits of artists, Fleming. Aged 65, Mrs. Younghusband. he feelingly observed, “ he has pu* an in- Mrs. E. Harnah. Mrs. Blades. Aged 73, delible stamp on me.'
Mr. Joseph Mason. Mr. Barrett. His illness gained fast upon him at the At Kendal, Mr. Thomas Beck. Mr. Wilcomm ncement of 1793, and on the 24th of liam Holme. Mr. Lawrence Jackson. Mrs. February he closed a short but useful life to Gandy. Mr. John Coward. the great regret of nuinerous admirers of his , At Workington, in the prime of life, Mr. ingenuity and exertions, many of whom, Jeremiah Smith, schooolmaster. fympa:hising in the face of diparted merit, At Keswick, Mrs. Mary Banks, aged 43. foll iwed him to the grave.
Upon digging her grave in the middle aisle He was a man of virtue and liberality, with of Crofthwaite church (where five or fix ancommon powers of mind, and with an in- generations of her husband's ancestors had tenseness of application truly wond rful. He been interred) a coffin was found entire, and exc:lled in correct delineations of the human in a place which had not been opened in the figure in its anatomical relations; and his memory of any person living. This circamdrawings of plans of mechanism and philofo- ftance induced a minute inspection. The phical apparatus, through all their minute and coffin was of stout oak plank an inch and a half complicated parts and appearances, were ac- in thickness, the length six feet two inches curate and beautiful. His figure was genteel, within, fixteen inches in width at the head, his aspect plealing. His powers of excitabi- fourteen inches at the feet, and chirteen lity were remarkably energétic: he receivid inches in depth, firmly put tgether, and deimpressions with keen sensibility—but hogive polited five feet four inches in the ground; them back, modified by his own peculiar the tkuil was quite freth, and one of the turn of thinking, with a re-action, at least, bones impaired. It is conjectured to be the equally forcible. His mind bearing con remains of Sir John Banks, ini. of the Cimtinually its direction on objects of magnitude mon Pleas in the reign of Chures the It, and int reft, the turn of his language became who died in the year 1643. He was a great proportionably raised, and was, in genera', benefactor to his native place, Keswick, to a cve the cloquial lev:1. Iniculing, his which he bequeathed two very fine eftates. eye brighten d, his features protuberated, a:d At Longiledale, aged 77, Mrs. A. Kellet. his whole cçuntenance became ineffibly ani. At Kirk Andrews upon Eik, aged 73, Mr. maed. In a word, he was one, in whóm an John Tate, parish clerk and schoolmaster; in MONTHLY Mag. No. XLI,