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The supposed Wellla Indians are, it fis “ De antiquis Oratoribus Commen. seems, called Panes, or Panis by fome. tarii,” which he left incoinpleie, having We see in the maps that the Padoueas, been puisi thed at Oxford, 1707, with a Panis, and Cansez, are intermixed with new title to the firA parc *, and address eacii orher. Charlevoix, vol. II. p. 224,

to the reader, in which the editor's ob. Jays, that the Panis are a very numerous serve, that the original delay of publica. Darion, divided into several cavtons, tion arose from a want of the potes inwhich have names very different from tended by Vir. M. who was prevenced by each other, and reckons amongst their death from executing his design; after tribes the Canicz and the Mactoratas. an unsuccessful enquiry of his heirs

Coxe says, that the Matocantes, Pa whether any thing of the kind was exilt. nimahas, Paneallas, Panelogas, and irg ainong his MSS, it was conjeci ured Parias, are but diffcient tribcs of the ju me notes might be found written on fame people. See pages 11 & 16. the margin of his copy of Hudson's edi

The Mactotatas of Charlevoix, and tion; but into whose hands that copy the Marocantes of Coxe, leem to retain had fallen did not appear.

“ Cum ex something of Madog in their names; in hæredibus ftatim quæfitum effet urrum the Silurian dialect of the Welsh it ejusmodi quidpiam inter scripta ejus would be wrote and pronounced Niatoc; extaret, re Tolicite explorata vere punis Matociait, and Maiociaint, would be compertum est aihil omnino fupereffe ; purely Silurian Welsh for Biodawgwys, niti fortafle editionis Hudlonianæ exemor the people of Madoc; and the Silu: plari ab editore noftro notæ quædam adrian dialeci seems, by a companion with criptæ fuerint : quod exemplar cuju: in our oldet MISS, to have ictaiucd the manus jam incideret, non liquet,” The most of any of our diale&'s the antient book sellers having in vain waited for some orthography and pronunciation.

one to undertake the talk, chole raller Should ihis rude and hatly piece of to send the book unfinished into the information be thought worthy of pub. world than dilappoint the expectations Jic notice, I may, perhaps, give you

of the young students, who have long the trouble of peruling fome further in

wanted such an edilion. forination that I have frontisime to time Be so good as to inform the editors and collected; leaving it, with all poflible the booktellers, that the copy of Hud. deference, to your belier judgement, to son's Dionysius fell, at Mr Mores's lale determine whether it may or may not be by S. Paterson, Aug. 1779, into my worthy the atiention of your readers,

hands. Mr. Mores had not spared to cut EDWEED WILLIAMS.

out of such a scarce and aluable edition

the 120 pages of vol. II. that suited his Mr. UREAN, Eainburgh, June 20.

purpose, froin p. 125 io p. 190, and from I

THINK The second volume of p. 266 tv p. 320, inclusive, and, afterlargely

Maitlaod's History of Scotland was correcting with his pen the translation as cumpiled from whice materials he had it stands in his printed edition, gave lett by Dr. James Giajnger, my old and

them to the compositor, and, when done in imate acquain:: nce, who died at An- with, stuck them into the volume again ligua, Dec. 24, 1967, having published in their scribbled, dirty state. There is a tranflation of Til ullus, 1759, 12mo,

not in this book a note more by Mr. M. 2 rois ; a Leitor to Dr. Smollett on his

than what is printed.

R. G. fuppofid crricism on ic in the Critical Review, 1759 (lee vol. XXIX. 81


June 28. 83}; the Suvar.cane, a poem, 1764, 4t0; OBSERVING in some late

Febus zum 1746, ; 8,757. He was a very ex. ing of English Catholicks, held at the cellent luncurilt, 1erved leveral years

Crown and Anchor, in relation to the as a luigeer of a inarching regimeni, and act of Parliament lately pailed for their then luid (ut. It is very ceriain that it lief; lam induced to send you the fol. W! am Maitland composed the firs vo. lowing information concerning both the lume of hat work, and Mr. Andrew act and the meeting, which my inimare Milan ergaged the Doctor to complete acqua ptance with many of the parties the lk.

&c. G. P. concerned, and the atriei eye I have kept

on the progress of this búfinels, enable Mis | RBAN,

June 21.

me to give you. I am confident there Il Tare Edward Rowe Mores's * The second had Mr. M's title, « Oxotution of Divnyfius llaricarneffen• niz, e Theatro Sheldoniano, 1749."



particulars cannot but prove accep:able' It is no neces-ry to mention the fate of to your readers, as they tend to thicw thar bill, or to point out the short-lightligi: uron a subj & which is so lile un ed policy of those Roman Catholicks, der food, that the very descrip:ion of who could build their hopes on the ill. peifon, who have been relicved by the judged and intemperare exertions of a Legislature, is bariig yet ascertained. man who, in his introduction to that Erry one must have oblerverl, that they very bill, could boast of his “teaching are fometimes called Proteiing Catholic the Bench of Bilops Divinity, and the Difemiers, at other times, Protejiing Cao Lord Chancellor Law." aholicks, or Englijo Cerbolicks, or Caibo Disappointed in their hopes of carrylic Disenters.

ing their point by a coup de main, and The font plan of an ad in favour of obtaining by surprize all the advantages these people originated in a connexion the Ditleniers were then contending for, be:ween the Noble Lords who are the they were obliged in have recourse to selpoetive heads of the Roman Cathe- the ordinare, laborious method of railVick and the Diflenters. The celebrared ing friends in parliament, in order to PROTESTATION, which is preconized procure a particular bil in their own in the advertement alluded to above, favour. Various obfiacles and delays was the aclual manufacture of Earl were thrown in the way of this project S-pe; which, whatever its merits by Ministry, who crembted at the idea may be an a policical or theological creed, of renewing a business, which once had jis certainly an ungrammatical composio well nigh proved the ruin of this coun. tion, and seems with foiecilms, This, try. Ac all events, they thought it neby the influence of Lord P. and his cessary to pay attention to the prejudices frieod, was obtruded on the Roman of the people, and with this view reÇatholic body, and signed by about quired that the Roman Catholicks 1,500 of them; not, however, without ihould fivear to the terms of the Prote!much oppohtivn and murmuring on one tation which so many of them had lignTide, and many explanations and declara ed. Other clauses were added or altered, ticos on the other. Every one allowed ftill more calculated to embroil or perthat, in its broad imeaning, and, as far plex a people already divided. Acas it was a test of civil and social princi. . cordingly, the controversial civil war ples, this inftrument was faithful and amongst them became every day more true; bur mon Roman Catholick: com violent; the heads of the Laity being plained that it was exi refled in such for the most part on one side, and the vague and improper terms as to invade heads of the Clergy for the most part on the particular tenets of their theological the other. It would be an endless talk creed. They were answererl, that the to enter into the particulars of this disProteftaiion was the work of Govern

pute; let it suffice to say, that a Noble ment, which wouid not submit to have

Duke, in one of the highest departments a word of it changed; that Government of the State, declared, at the second , understood it according to the explana reading of the bill in the House of Peers, tions that were then given; and that that, having seen the publications on thofe, who refused to sign it in the very both sides, he thought the Divines had words in which it was conceived, must the better of the argument. be content to fi down under the oppro. The grand error of the committee brium of chore infamous charges pro was, in their having negotiated and scribed in the said inftrument. At

agreed with Ministry to a form of oath, that time the Roman Catholic body did

comprehending a number of theological not know what precise end this Pro

questions, without the consent or partitellation was to answer. Soon after, cipation of their head clergy. Having however, the mystery was unraveled by agreed, they conceived themselves othe hil introduced into the Upper House bliged to proceed; and therefore, at the by the aforesaid Noble Earl, for the re beginning of March, brought forward peal of all religious pains and penalties; their bili for the exclusive benefit of in whiel, though ther: was an express Protefling Catholic Difenters, as they claufe against Papills being benefited by now called themselves, leaving those of it, yet this was bui a feiot, as thofe who their brethren to infamy and penalty, had figned the abovementioned deed were

who, however they agreed with them conceived by this time to be transmuted in the fubftance, objected to the word. joto Prolafting Diljenters, and were, ing of their oath. Every precaution therefore, deemed worthy of all the pri. having been taken by one party, and vileges then expected by other Diffenters,


Bone at all by the other, it was con- taken place on the vote of thanks to the ceived that the business would have been Committee for bringing the bill 10 a forfoor over, and the bill would rapidly tunate isue: the Non-Protesters declarrun through parliament: but the mem- ing that, as the act was not formed on bers of that auguft body, in both the original plan of the Committee, but Houfes, proceeded with that caution was such as had been framed to admit which both policy and humanity de- them also to its advantages, and as the manded on the occasion at their hands. oath, which was the hinge on which all They were at the pains of examining the advantages of the act turned, had into the dispute sublifting amongst the been granted to their humble and earnest Roman Catholicks; and finding it turn representations to Government, that, on the meaning of phrases and words, therefore, their leaders were at least as the Protefters believing the same theo- much entitled to thanks for the bappy logical creed with the Non-Protesters, ilue of the bill as were the leaders of and the Non-Protesters holding the the other party; an amendment to the fame civil and focial principles of which vote of thanks was therefore made, and the Protesters so loudly boasted, they seconded, that the Roman Carbolic Pre. saw the impropriety of making fish of lates foould be ibanked in conjunction with one party and flesh of the other, and re the Commilice. This amendment, how. fused to ground the intended Relief on ever, was over-ruled on the pretended the narrow and intolerant bafis which ground, that the order of public debates was originally marked out. The con- required that the original motion hould Sequence was, that the plan of the bill be disposed of before the amendment was totally changed; the oath was ac was discussed. However disorderly this commodated to the consciences of the conduct may appear, I apprehend it moft fcrupulous ; and the famous Pro- will

appear much more so to have fupteflation was not only thrown afide as pressed, in the public advertisement, the unnecessary, but its very name, toge:

vote of thanks which was afterwards ther with the affinitive words Proteft carried nem. con. in favour of one of and Protefiing, were expunged from those clerical gentlemen. A. BR. every part of the bill; they were even judged to be of , Mr. URBAN,

adoption of them might lead to Yohe nature of the barometer to be objects of very different nature from those marked out in the bill, and, in told, that no meteorologist has hitherto the end, might even endanger the Act been able to lay down any theory to of Settlement.

guide the man of business or the man of I conceive it to be owing to this very pleasure in their several 'purluirs. I eircumstance, of the Protestation having should think is, however, a defideratum been fo roughly treated by Parliament, not to be entirely delpaired of. For my and so disgraced in the face of the na: amusement, I have of late kept a diary tion, that its friends have endeavoured of the barometer, wind, and weather 10 cover its flame with unnecessary and (a specimen of which I have sent you); ill-timed eulogiums at the meeting of and find that, though I cannot always the Roman Catholic Committee, which with certainty predict what changes will took place on the oth inft. at the Crown take place, I have, from three years exand Anchor tavern. I must inform perience, been very feldom mittaken. you, however, that a division took The Journal, inserted in your Magazine place on the quellion, whether this ce- for May from a Northern correspondJebrated instrument fould be placed in ent, has cempted me to send you a limithe Museum or be committed to the lar one for May and fune. It may not flames; and that, even in this partial be unprofitable to compare diaries made meeting, jis friends were only in the in different parts of the kingdom, to fix proportion of 105 1071. I must also the theory of the barometer on more observe, that thole who adhere to it as certain ground than at present: and, as an explicit test of their civil and social my residence is 120 miles due North of principles, do not adhere to it as an ac- London, in the county of Norfolk, curate expolition of their religious be- within 12 miles of the sea, I think, if lief on those very points it speaks to. you have room to infert my specimen, it

After this account, you will not be may tempt your Northern corresponde surprized that a debaic Thould have ent to be regular in transmitting his ;


June 24.

CLERICUS. Specimen of a Parometrical Diary in Norfolk. and, if my example thould likewise tempt him to make three observations daily instead of one, I think it potsibie some future greater certainty may be obtained from our meteorological amusements. 1791.)


Days Eight o'Clock Mornir:g.

May. Barom. Wind. Weather. Barom, Windi. Weather.
19 29,28 W stormy

W light showers
20 29,87 W
fair and bright

W clear futhine
21 29,97 WSW Mowery

29,90 WSW fhowcry 22 29,87 W fair, brisk gale.


W fair, biisk gale 23 29,84 W cloudy, wind high 29,70

SW fair, bright 24 29,85 W cloudless sky

29,95 W ditto 25 30,18 NNE ditto

30,20 NNE ditto 26 30,34 SC ditto


ditto 27 30, 37

NE blue sky with wbite clouds 30,37 S serene 28 39,39 NNE serenely fair


E bright sunshine 29 30,32 NNE overcast

30,31 NNE overcast 30 30,20 NNE fair, bright

30,20 NE bright sunshine 30,21

N cloudy

39,20 S
30,10 SW serenely fair

30,10 E ditto
W ditto

30,13 W ditto
3 30,19 SE blue sky with light clouds 30,29 SE ditto
4 30,22
SE diito

30,22 | ESE serene
5 39,17
S ferene

30,19 NE ditto
NE ditto

30,25 NE ditto 7 30,28 NE ditto


NE ditto
N overcast

30,22 N flight showers
9 30,13 ENE sunshine at intervals

30,11 ENE fair, bright IO 39,91 NW cloudy

29,91 N overcast
II 29,71
N light Thowers

N ditto
29,77 N ditto

N thowery
13 29,77

N heavy thowers


heavy fhowers 1429,81 N ditto

29,82 N ditto 15 29,89 N overcast

29,92 N fair, sunshine 16 29,70 N continued rain


N continued rain 1729,84 Ecloudy

E cloudy 18 29,84 WNW Hight rain

29,841 w flitto

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30,101 SE


se bright
39,20 N ferenely bright
30,18 NE bright

NE serenely bright
30,27 NNW ditto

N bright
30,18 N lovercast

NE ditto

N ditto 29,78

N bright starlight

N ditto
29,84 N clitto

N ditto
29,80 N cloudy

E ditto
29,87| ENE ditto
29,851 Ne bright

OBSERVATIONS. May 19. Weather cold ; many horses that were turned out to grafs dangerously ill wiede fore throats. 25. Nightingales have for some time discontinued finging from the severity of the cold. 37. A small black fly destroys the leaves and fruit of the black currant.-June 2. A species of the cockchafer is very destructive among the early apples. 6. Early grass mown. 9. Peas gathered. 12. Scarlet strawberries and some few alpines. 15. Nightly frosts have destroyed all tender young annuals. 18. Farmers bury in preparing lands for turneps. Hay harvest generally begun. GENT. MAG. July, 1791.

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July 1. apprehensions respecting the LunarTides. IT

T will certainly oblige Antiquitatis Having frequently the opportunity to

Conservator (see p. 401), and proba- notice the beneficial influence of the bly fome others of vour readers, to be Moon on our well-known Thames a, informed of the existence of another filc few miles Eall of the metropolis, I have ver beart, or inemorial of Charles J. in often applied the great change daily every respeat the same as that described made therein to the luperior power of on page 401, except the inscription on the Earth on the waters of the Moon ; the jo side of the lid (or that part an and I can but admire that, while I well fivering to fig 4 in the flate p. 401); knew that opaque body always presented this has on the inside of ihe lid I morne the same aspect to our view, it did at no for monerchie. Underneath this inscrip- time occur io my mind, the almost unition, and also underneath the King's forın attraction of this globe on the seas head on the other half, are the figures of that fatellite, however great, so cir11 rudely fcratched; which, I think, cumstanced, could make but little vari. puts it beyond doubt that these different ation in its rivers. memorials were made by one and the jame person, and that the figures V Letter from the late COUNTESS OF and II are marks whereby to ditiinguish HUNTINGDON 10 Dr. DODDRIDGE. the respective halves. J. R. W.

Rev Sir,

[No date to it. ) SIN

INCE I wrote my last to you, I have Mr. URBAN,

July 2. received a letter from my beloved Yn wir bie ale mocorrere la meros

Dutchess of Somerset, who thus writes in your Obituary for the last month, concerning you : p. 590, concerning the monument erect:

“ I should be very glad to see any sermon of ed in Wallbrook church for Mrs. Mac. Dr. Doddridge's, and thould look upon a let. aulay. It was taken down (by the fa. ter from him as an honour, provided he wilt ruary who erected it) in the life-time of write to me as a person who wants both inDr. Willon, and by his order. Whe. (truction and reproof, but not as one who ther the Doctor was instigated so to do has attained any share of that Christian piety from motives of revenge, because the and self-denial, without which all pretensions married Mr. Graham, or whether from

to the name of a Disciple are vain." fear, becaule the Veltry was jul upon I could not satisfy myself till I had citing him to the Commons for it, I will sent you the above, as it will not only not undertake to say; perhaps from cncourage you to write to her, but shew buth; for, very soon after, he told the you how amiable and humble a disponi. vault, which he built to deposit her re. tion you have to address. I pray God mains in, to a branch of the Royds, a to improve this friendship to you both, wealthy and respectable family in that and then I fall think myself of some parish ; so that it was ber doating ad- service in life. mirer, iben redior, not his successor, moj You were so good as to design for us profanely (if Mr. Pennant will have it a parcel, which I fall be glad to re(0) pulled it down.

ceive, as there is nothing you either Whatever idea Mr. Pennant may have write or do but I am interested in. You of this transaction, the indiabitants of mult forgive my reminding you, that so the parisk thought the church was not a faithful a minister of the Gospel not only proper place for entbufaftic Parly and merits our highest regards, but our mapoluicks, and was determined to carry ny blellings also. I dread llack hands in the matter into the Ecclefiaftical Court, the vineyard. We muft be all up and if the Doctor had not thought proper to doing, considering that the Lord is at have it taken down almost as suddenly hand: and let us not lose the things we as it was put up. The present incum. have wrought, but labour and exhort bent, who was his luccellor, did not, each other to diligence and faithfulnels. nor could he, take any leps whatever O, my friend ! we shall reap plentifully about this busiocfs.

A. Y. Z. if we faint not. It is thinking of your

unwcaried labours that inspires my dead Mr. URBAN,

July 8. heart at this moment with great earnestD.

O me the favour, pray, to insert in neis; and I want words to tell you what

your next publication my kind ac shall be your reward. All I can say is, knowledgements to Mr. Williams, of that it is infinite bounty which is to pay Pembrokeshire, for the very handsome you; and this is much beyond my recko manner in which he hath corrected myoning. You have, you ever-will have,

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