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clay slates, as in the Snowdonian range, and traces

of gold have been found in the toadstone of DerbyCONTENTS.-No 163.

shire. A cobalt mine was also discovered at NOTES :-Precious Metals in the British Isles, 101—The Cap- Gwenap, Cornwall, in 1754, and gold and silver dlemas Bleeze, 103–English Canting Songs - Indictments have both been found at Helston and Endillion, in

Epitaph on J. R. Green-St. Mark's-Sloyd, 105– Fother the last-mentioned county; antimony also at the ingay Castle - Folk-lore in the Azores — Wordsworth latter place. Blanket-Lip-bruit- Coaching Days'-Eyelashes suddenly

As regards various stones ; agates, jaspers, corbecoming White, 106.

nelians, and Scotch pebbles are to be found in QUERIES:-Chopness - English-Medal of the Pretender

Parish Register Missing-J. Grigor-Casa de Pilatos -- Corn most trap rocks, and amethysts were unearthed in law Rhymes, 107- The Pelican-Winter-Reference Wanted Kerry in 1755. _Byron's Monody on the Death of Sheridan'- Hymn The Romans worked gold in Carmarthenshire, Wanted - ‘Dora Thorne'- Capt. J. Garnault-Domestic History : Court of King Charles II., 108 -- Rev. C. Leslie and the washings down of the Carnon Stream Long Perne Court-Smut-Villon, 109.

Mine, near Perran, "used to bring away many REPLIES :- The Ingoldsby Legends,' 109-Chains of Straw– sorts of metal with curious bits of gold." Genealogical, 110- Dolce far niente"-Silvain-Mermaid At Helmsdale, in Sutherlandshire, gold is said - Once a Week'-Touch, 111-T. Dray -Cromwell and to have been worked in the granite (?) some years Carlisle Cathedral-A Mayor's Title - Carbonari-Anson's Voyages,' 112 – Herrington Churchyard — Seringapatam, ago, and a piece weighing 26 oz. was found in 113_" The Fox and Vivian"-Death Warrant of Charles I: Wicklow in 1795. In the papers of the Bannatyne -Proverb –“ Arrant Scot”.-Crabbe's Tales of the Hall," Club (1825) is one on the 'Discoverie and Historie Relics of Charles I., 115-Comitatus Cereticus-Westgate-of Gold Mynes in Scotland, 1619.' The Termination "kon"-"Bneck posset"-T. Payne-T. Harrison-Society of Kabbalists, 116-Corfe Castle-Kissing

Camden mentions gold and silver mines in under the Mistletoe -- Sandal Gates–J. Rollos-Porchas, Cumberland, and a mine of silver in Flintshire. 117 – Kissing Sons of Edward III. - Iron, Coffins-The In the former county the finding of gold and silver Dominican Rule-Heraldic— Christa Sangitá,' 118.

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of gold in the British Isles before the British PRECIOUS METALS IN THE BRITISH ISLES.

Association, in which he stated that, from his own The question of royalties in connexion with gold-explorations and researches, he believed gold was mining industry in the British Isles having been to be found in forty counties in these islands, and lately (November 8) debated in Parliament, the over an area of 500 square miles. "The largest following notes, gathered from time to time from known nuggets hitherto were one of 3 lb. from miscellaneous sources, may not prove uninteresting: Lanarkshire, and three of 2} lb. from there and At all events, if added to, or otherwise enlarged Wicklow." He predicted the finding of gold fields upon, by the correspondents of ‘N. & Q.,' they may in the clay slate of Canada. possibly form the nucleus of a collection of valuable With respect specially to gold, in Pollux Hill, material bearing upon the question and its biblio- near Silsoe, Beds, graphy, I have not at hand the sources from

was discovered in 1700 a mine of gold, which, being which the extracts and condensed accounts were immediately seized for the king, according to law, it was made, nor (except where stated) the references as let to some persons who employed labourers and artificers to whence derived, so that a few errors of transcrip- to purify it "; tion may possibly occur. In other respects the but it was not found sufficient “to answer the exwhole may be taken as from fairly trustworthy pense.' sources.

In the same year another mine was discovered Gold, silver, and copper are all stated to be held in a village called Taynton, on the northern borders in solution, in appreciable quantities, in sea water, of the Forest of Dean, of which a lease was granted | and enough silver has been found in the worn to some refiners, who extracted gold from the ore ;

copper of some ships to make it worth while to ex. and Borlase, in the History of Cornwall,' relates tract it.

that in 1753 several pieces of gold were found in All copper mines contain silver to a greater or what the miners call "stream tin." legs extent, and it is found similarly in all lead In Wales, 5,300 oz. were produced near Dolgelly mines and lead ore. Such argentiferous ores are in 1863, and 720 oz. in 1875-8. This, I believe, the common lead ores of the northern counties of refers only to the mines worked in the Mawddach Wales, of Derbyshire, Cumberland, and Durham. Valley, where the present operations are being

Gold, silver, and cobalt occur in nearly all the carried on.

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tendency to irritation of the bowels, aud averts dysentery and other Published by JOHN C. FRANCIS, disorders of the intestines. Pimples, blotches, inflammations of the

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LONDON, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 1889.

clay slates, as in the Snowdonian range, and traces

of gold have been found in the toadstone of DerbyCONTENTS.-No 163.

shire. A cobalt mine was also discovered at SOS : Precious Metals in the British Isles, 101-The Capdems Bleeze, 103-English Canting Songs-Indictments have both been found at Helston and Endillion, in ainst Gaming-Mrs, or Miss, 104-Dummy-Bears' Suicide

Epitaph on J. R. Green-St. Mark's-Sloyd, 165-Fother the last-mentioned county; antimony also at the ingay Castle - Folk-lore in the Azores - Wordsworth - latter place. Blanket-Lip-bruit-Coaching Days'-Eyelashes suddenly becoming White, 106,

| As regards various stones ; agates, jaspers, cor

nelians, and Scotch pebbles are to be found in QUERIES:-Chopness - English-Medal of the Pretender

most trap rocks, and amethysts were unearthed in Parish Register Missing-J. Grigor-Casa de Pilatos – Corn13* Phymes, '107- The Pelican-Winter-Reference Wanted Kerry in 1755. -Byron's Monody on the Death of Sheridan'-Hymn The Romans worked gold in Carmarthenshire, Wanted - Dora Thorne'- Capt. J. Garnault-Domestic History : Court of King Charles II., 108-Rev. C. Leslie

and the washings down of the Carnon Stream Long Perne Court-Smut-Villon, 109.

Mine, near Perran, “used to bring away many REPLIES :-The Ingoldsby Legends,' 109-Chains of Straw

sorts of metal with curious bits of gold.” Genealogical, 110–“ Dolce far niente"-Silvain-Mermaid At Helmsdale, in Sutherlandshire, gold is said - Once a Week'-Touch, 111-T. Dray-Cromwell and

to have been worked in the granite (?) some years Olisle Cathedral-A Mayor's Title - Carbonari-Anson's

Vorazes." 112 - Herrington Churchyard - Seringapatam. I ago, and a piece weighing 26 oz. was found in 12 - The Fox and Vivian"-Death Warrant of Charles I. Wicklow in 1795. In the papers of the Bannatyne -Proverb-" Arrant Scot"-Crabbe's Tales of the Hall, 114-Frances Cromwell-Early English and Late Gothic

Club (1825) is one on the 'Discoverie and Historie Belies of Charles L, 115-Comitatus Cereticus-WestgateThe Termination “kon"-“ Sneck posset"-T. Payne-T. Harison-Society of Kabbalists, 116-Corfe Castle-Kissing

Camden mentions gold and silver mines in der the Mistletoe - Sandal Gates-J. Rollos--Porchas, Cumberland, and a mine of silver in Flintshire. 7- Kissing Sons of Edward III. - Iron Coffins-The

In the former county the finding of gold and silver Dominican Rule-Heraldic-Christa Sangitá,'118.

intermixed with common ore gave rise to a lawsuit SOTES OX BOOKS:- Farmer's Americanisms, old and | between the Earl of Northumberland and another Ser-Sanders's Celebrities of the Century.'

claimant. Fotices to Correspondents, &c.

A paper concerning gold mines in Scotland also occurs in appendix 10 to the second part of 'Pen

nant's Tour in Scotland,' 1772; and in September, Potes.

1853, Mr. Calvert read a paper on the production

of gold in the British Isles before the British PRECIOUS METALS IN THE BRITISH ISLES.

Association, in which he stated that, from his own The question of royalties in connexion with gold- explorations and researches, he believed gold was sining industry in the British Isles having been to be found in forty counties in these islands, and latels (November 8) debated in Parliament, the over an area of 500 square miles. “The largest following notes, gathered from time to time from known nuggets hitherto were one of 3 lb. from miscellaneous sources, may not prove uninteresting. Lanarkshire, and three of 2} lb. from there and As all events, if added to, or otherwise enlarged | Wicklow." He predicted the finding of gold fields ODOD, by the correspondents of 'N. & Q-,' they may in the clay slate of Canada. possibly form the nucleus of a collection of valuable With respect specially to gold, in Pollux Hill, Gasterial bearing upon the question and its biblio- I near Silsoe. Beds.

3pby. I have not at hand the sources from wall discovered in 1700 a mine of gold, which, being which the extracts and condensed accounts were | immediately seized for the king, according to law, it was made, nor (except where stated) the references as let to some persons who employed labourers and artificers to whence derived, so that a few errors of transcrip- | to purify it"; con may possibly occur. In other respects the but it was not found sufficient “ to answer the exwhole may be taken as from fairly trustworthy pense." sources,

In the same year another mine was discovered Gold, silver, and copper are all stated to be held in a village called Taynton, on the northern borders in solation, in appreciable quantities, in sea water, of the Forest of Dean, of which a lease was granted aad enough silver has been found in the worn to some refiners, who extracted gold from the ore ; copper of some ships to make it worth while to ex. and Borlase, in the History of Cornwall,' relates

that in 1753 several pieces of gold were found in All copper mines contain silver to a greater or what the miners call “stream tin." las extent, and it is found similarly in all lead In Wales, 5,300 oz, were produced near Dolgelly mines and lead ore. Such argentiferous ores are in 1863, and 720 oz. in 1875-8. This, I believe, the common lead ores of the northern counties of refers only to the mines worked in the Mawddach Wales, of Derbyshire, Cumberland, and Durham, Valley, where the present operations are being

Gold, silver, and cobalt occur in nearly all the carried on.

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