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80 Joseph Adams-Isaac Hawkins Brown - Thomas Bernard. [Aug. 1,

Ai his house in Tavistnck street, Bedford tures on the Institutes and Practice of Mesquare, Al. Forbes Gaskill, esq. 51, solicitor, dicine, 8vo. 1811. 9. Hunter's Treatise on ul Gray's Inn.

the Venereal Disease, with Commentaries, Sir Charles Price, bart. alderman of the 8vo. 1812. 10. Dissertation on Hereditary ward of Farringdon Without. He expired Peculiarities of the Human Constitution, on Sunday, July 19, at his seat at Spring 8vo. 1814. 11. An Illustration of Mr. HunGrove, Richmond. He is succeeded in his ter's Doctrine concerning the Life of the title by his eldest son, Charles, a partner in Blood, in Answer to the Edinburgh Rethe Banking firm Price and Co Mansion viewers, 8vo. 1814. 12. Life of John HunHouse street. Sir Charles was M.P. for ter, 8vo. 1816. 13. On Epilepsy, printed the city of London, in two successive Par- in the Transactions of the Medical Society liaments.

of London, 1817. At his house in Durham place, Hackney ISAAC HAWKINS BROWNE, ESQ. road, H. L.Okey, esq.76, of the Ships Entry At Badger, aged 73, Isaac Hawkins Office, Custom House: a situation which he Browne, esq. He was the son of the cele· had filled upwards of 50 years.

brated poet of both the same names, who In his 55th year, J. Deady, esq. distiller. died in 1760, and nearly related to that

In Stafford place, Pimlico, C. B. Wood- strange physician, Sir William Brown, precock, esq. only son of the late C. W. esq. sident of the London College, who inscribed of Brentford.

to him a Congratulatory Poem on his comJOSEPH ADAMS, M. D. F. L. S.

ing of age, Dec. 7, 1766. The late Mr. At his house in Hatton-garden, aged 62, Browne was educated at Westminster, from - Joseph Adams, M. D. F.L. S. Ile claimed whence he removed to Hertford College, though upon what grounds never appeared, Oxford, where he obtained the degree of a lineal descent from the patriotic Sir Thos. M. A.; and on July 9, 1773, that of doctor Adams, bart. Lord Mayor of London in the in civil law by decree of the convocation. reign of Charles the second. The father of After making the tour of Europe, and the Doctor was an apothecary in the metro- spending some time in the study of the law polis ; and the son having acquired under

at the Temple, he entered into parliament him the practice of pharmacy, became a

as member for Bridgenorth, which borough student of St. George's Hospital at the per guished himself as an active and upright

he represented many years, and distinriod when John Hunter gave distinction to that establishment. After some time spent of Mr.' Pitt's administration ; but preserv.

senator, generally inclining to the support there Mr. Adams opened shop as a surgeon ing his independence in the truest sense of and apothecary, but with so little success that he was tempted to remove to Madeira, Mr. Browne were very extensive, and his

that much abused word. The charities of having previously accommodated himself for general practice with a Scotch diploma. 1768 he published an elegant edition of his

piety of the most exemplary description. In After residing there some years he returned to England, and became so zealous an advo- father's poems, with a finely engraved porcate of vaccination as to gain the esteem of trait by Ravenet; and in 1789 he printed, the discoverer, by whose interest he was

though without his name, an excellent tract, appointed physician to the Small-pox Hos- entituled “ Private Worth the Basis of Pubpital on the death of Dr. Woodville. He lic Decency; an Address to People of Rank was now admitted a licentiate of the

and Fortune.” 4to. London College, and endeavoured to force SIR THOMAS BERNARD, LL.D. his way into notice by several publications, Almost suddenly, at Leamington Spa, Sir particularly as the editor and joint proprie- Thomas Bernard, L.L.D. He was the son tor of the Medical and Physical Journal of Sir Francis Bernard, governor of the Notwithstanding these exertions, however, Massachusetts at the time when the disand his appointment to the Central Dispen turbances arose there respecting the stamp sary, the Doctor's practice was very con act; and for his conduct on which occasion tracted, and latterly he hecame embroiled he was created a baronet in 1769. The in a Chancery suit with his partners in the late baronet was brought up to the bar, Journal. His death was occasioned by ac which he did not follow, having a good forcidentally breaking his leg in a walk at Hol tune by his marriage to the daughter of loway. Ile published-1. Observations on Patrick Adair, esq. in 1782. He was many Morbid Poisons, 8vo, 1795: second edition, years treasurer to the Foundling Hospital, 4to. 1806. 2. Account of Madeira, 8vo. the estate of which was considerably im1801. 3. Observations on the Cancerous proved under his management. On the Breast, 8vo. 1801. 4. Answers to all the death of his brother, Sir John, without issue, Objections hitherto made against the Cow- he succeeded to the title in 1810, and dying pox, 8vo. 1805. 5. Popular View of Vac- himself without any progeny, the honour cine Inoculation, 12mo. 1807. 6. An In goes to the youngest brother, Sir Scrope quiry into the Laws of Epidemics, 8yo. Bernard Morland, the banker in Pall Mall, 1810. 7. Report from the Royal Colleges who changes his name on his marriage, of the United Kingdom in Favour of Vac- Sir Thomas was a most active philanthrocination. 8. Syllabus of a Course of Lec- píst, and connected with most of the bene

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1818.] Harvey Christian Combe-latthew Gregory Lewis, Esqr. 81 yolent institutions in the metropolis. The tions y the Common Hall, to a resignation Society for Bettering the Condition of the Such is popular gratitude, and the dura. Poor originated solely with him, and he con- bility of political attachments. At the tinued to the last to superintend the publi- period of alarm when the country exhibited cation of its reports in which many valuable à noble spirit of p triotism in the assembled papers from his pen will be found. He pub ranks of volunteers for the general defence, lished separately: 1. Observations on the Mr. Combe was one of the first to offer his proceedings of the Friends of the Liberty of services to government. He was chosen the Press 80. 1793. 2. Letter to the Captain Commandant of the Aldgate AssoBishop of Durham on the measures under ciation, and he was ultimately Lieutenant the consideration of parliament for promot- Colonel of a Battalion. The principles of ing industry and the relies of the poor, 8vo. the Alderman were in unison with those of 1207. 3. The New School being an attempt Mr. Fox, and in private life his character to illustrate its principles and advantages, was very estimable. 850. 1810. 4. The Barington School, being MATTHEW GREGORY LEWIS, ESQ. an account of that established by the Bishop On his passage home from Jamaica, of Durham, at Bishop Auckland, 8vo. Matthew Gregory Lewis, esq. 1812. 5. An Account of ths supply of fish born in 1773, at which time his father for the manufacturing poor, 8vo. 1813. was Deputy Secretary in the War Departe 6. Spurinha, or the Comforts of Old Age, ment, an office held by him many years, 8. 1816. 7. Case of the Salt Duties with till from infirmity he was induced to resign Prouts and Illustrators, 8vo. 1818.

on a pension. The son received his educaSir Thomas Bernard was nearly related to tion at Westminster school; alter which the Bishop of Durham, who gave him the he went abroad, and studied at one of the Chance lorship of his diocese, and committed German Universities with a view to the the maragement of most of his private con perfecting himself in that language for cerns to his hands. It was on the occasion public business. Instead of this he applied of the appointment just mentioned that he to reading the romance writers and dramawas created doctor of civil law by the Uni- tists, by which means he imbibed that taste versity of Oxford.

for the marvellous that appears through all HARVEY CHRISTIAN COMBE, ESQ. his performances. While abroad he comAt his seat, Cobham Park, Surrey, in his posed The Monk, a romantic story, founded 67th year, aíter a very long and severe ill on the tale of Barsisa in the Guardian, ness, Harvey Christian Combe, esq. He This piece which appeared in 1795, in three was born in 1732–3 at Andover, being the volumes, attracted much notice, and con. eldest son of a respectable solicitor of that siderable disgust, on account of the licentitown, who besides an extensive practice pos ousness of its descriptions: a prosecution sessed a landed estate of five hundred a-year. was talked of, and we believe commenced, While two younger brothers chose the but on a pledge to recall the copies and to army, in which both obtained companies, recast the work in another edition ; legal and one a grave; the eldest after receiving proceedings were stopped. The year fola good education, repaired to the metropolis lowing the author was chosen into Parliawith a view to merchandize. Here he ment for the Borough of Hindon, but never became an inmate in the family of his re figured as a senator; and at the next general lation Mr. Boyce Trees, an eminent corn

election he retired. As a dramatic writer factor, whose daughter he married, and to he was eminently successful in his musical whose business he succeeded. After some dramą of the Castle Spectre, which came time spent in this trade, Mr. Combe was in out at Drury-lane in 1797, His other works duced to embark with two near friends in a are Village Virtues, a drama, 4to. 1796; brewery, which in the course of a few years The Minister, a tragedy from Schiller, 8vo. became the fifth if not the fourth house in 1797 ; Rolla, a tragedy, 8vo. 1799, The London. The popular manners of Mr. Love of Gain, a poem, 4to. 1799; The East Combe and perhaps his political connexions, Indian, a comedy, 8vo. 1800, Adelmorn recommended him to a situation in the Cor. or the Outiaw, a drama, 8vo. 1801; Ale poration, to which he was introduced by the fonzo, a tradegy, bro. 1801; Tales of late Alderman Sawbridge. In the year 1790 Winter, 2 vols. 8vo. 1801; The Bravo of he offered himself as a candidate for the Venice, a romance, 8vo. 1804; Rugantino, City, but was unsuccessful; and again in a melo-drama, 8vo. 1805; Adelgitha, a 1795, on the death of Alderman Sawbridge. play, 8vo. 1806 ; Feudal Tyrants, a romance, At the general election in 1796, however, he 4vols. 12mo. 1806; Tales of Terror, 3 vols.; was more fortunate; and in 1800 he served Romantic Tales, 4 vols. 12mo; Venoni, the oflice of Lord Mayor with great credit. a drama, 8vo. 1809; Monody on Sir John He continued to be re-elected in every par- Moore, 840.; One o'Clock or the knight liament following, and to enjoy the favour of and Wood Dæmon, a musical romance, 8vo. his brother citizens till last year, when in 1811; Timour the Tartar, a melo-drama, consequence orly of his severe illness, the evo, 1812; Poems, 12mo. 1812; Rich and same party by whom he had been uniformly Poor, a comic opera, 1812. supported, compelled him by their resolu. On the death of his father, Mr. Lewis NEw MONTHLY Mag.-No. 55.

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82 Bedford-BerksBucks-- Cambridge-Cornwall-Cheshire. [Aug. 1,

succeeded to a handsome patrimony, part of person he was small and well formed; his which lay in the West Indies. He resided countenance expressive; his manners ele in the Albany when in London, and lived gant; and his conversation agreeable. He rather in a retired manner. But the latter was never married, but has left one daughpart of his life he spent in travelling : in his ter.



look remarkably well, are good crops at During the whole of last year the average present, and on the turn for a put-brown. time of actual rain was one hour 47 mi The works of the Eau Brink Drainage nutes, and the average quantity 0.68 inches have commenced with great activity. More per day. The observations were made in than a thousand men, with hundreds of carts This county,

and horses, are now in constant employ, so Married.] G. P. Sharpe, esq. of Temps that the whole undertaking is expected to ford, to Maria, eldest daughter of the late be completed within the term of 12 months. Rev, R. Palıner, of Grantham.

Died.] At Cambridge, T. V. Oakes, Died.] At Shefford, Mrs. Gaye, wife of esq. an eminent surgeon, distinguished by Mr. C. S. G. surgeon. Her death was oc the urbanity of his manners, as well as for oasioned by excessive grief for the hopeless skill in his profession. He had practised state of her son, (aged 11, who died a few upwards of 40 years in the town, and was days before) thereby bringing on a prema- father of a numerous offspring, 10 of whom ture labour of a still-born infant.

with the widow survive.
At Chicksand Priory, in his 77th year, Mr. J. Robinson, of Clayhithe Sluice.
Sir George Osborne, bart. a general in the Mr. W. Okey, 47, of Granchester.
army, and colonel of the 40th regt. foot. Mr. T. Pettet, farmer, of Kirtling.

In his 65th year, Mr. G. Andrews, farmer
Married.] Wm. Mount, esq. of Wasing and grazier, of Friday Bridge, near Wis-
place, to Charlotte, 2d daughter of G. Tal- bich.

CORNWALL. bot, esq. of Guyting, Gloucestershire.

The Rev. C. Wood, rector of Tendring, Five hundred pounds of the public money Essex, to Anne, only daughter of the late has been granted for the relief of the Scilly Rev. E. St. John, of West Court, Fincham- Islands. The Cornuall Gazette makes an stead.

additional statement: “A thousand pounds Died.] At Reading, Penelope, relict of at least is necessary to satisfy their present the late Rev. C. Sturges, formerly vicar of necessities, and from two to three thousand St. Mary's.

pounds to establish mackarel and pilchard At Windsor, Mrs. H. Penlington, 33. fisheries, as the means of permanent sup

At Hungerford, Mrs. D. Burch, widow, port.” A subscription is recommended for 89. Her eminent piety and charity, in li- the purpose. berally administering to the wants of the Immense shoals of pilchards have been reighbouring poor, will be long remembered lately seen off the north coast. Five thouwith regret.

sand were lately brought into Looe by the At her house, at Maidenhead Bridge, driving boats, and the season is expected to Lady Pococke, relict of Sir Isaac P. Mr. be uncommonly favourable for the fisheries. Isaac P. of Frith street, London, succeeds Birth.) The lady of W. Rashleigh, esq. to her fortune.

of a daughter. At Sunning Hill, Lady Lindsay, widow Married.] At Cardynham, Henry Petre, of General Sir David L. bart.

esq. of the Inniskillen Dragoons, to Elizabeth

Anne, eldest daughter of E. J. Glynn, esq. BUCKINGHAMSHIRE. At Buckingham assizes seven prisoners of Glynn. received sentence of death, but were all reprieved.

Stockport has lately been the scene of Married. At High Wycombe, J. M. serious disturbances. A numerous hody of Carter, esq. of Hertford, to S. Sarah, 2d work people struck for wages, and attacking daughter of the Rev Janes Price, rector of the Poor Loom Factory of Mr. Garside, Great Munden. Also, Edw. Lewis, esq. of were at length dispersed by the yeomanry. Pigot's Hill, Herts, to Eleanor, 3d daugh- cavalry and a troop of the 15th light drater of the said Rev. J, Price.

goons. One-and-twenty persons have since CAMBRIDGESHIRE.

been apprehended on a charge of rioting. The rye harvest has commenced in the That venerable edifice, Chester cathedral neighbourhood of Cambridge, the crops are is now in so ruinous a state as to demand good, well fed in the ear, with a fair length its immediate repair. The bishop has adof straw: the wheats, both white and red, dressed a circular note to his clergy, request

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Cumberland-Derbyshire-Devon. ing them to preach sermons and make Drowned while bathing in the Derwent, collections in their several parishes, to pre- at Workington, John Wildridge, aged 17, vent greater dilapidations, it not entire de- very promising youth. struction.

At Alston Moor, Mrs. Walton, killed by a At the late Chester fair there was an ex flash of lightning, while standing in an outcellent shew of horses : prime tits went off house, by the side of her husband and at low prices, inferior ones quite a drug; daughter. many taken away unsold. In pigs, and all At Cockermouth, Mr. John Bee'sy, 55. other cattle, a great reduction in price. An At Linstock, near Carlisle, Mrs. E. Bonabundant stock of Scotch, Manchester, stead, 88. Yorkshire, Sheffield, and Birmingham goods At Clifton, near Penrith, the Rev. Mr. in the halls, at nearly the same prices as Moorehouse, vicar, 66. last fair. Irish linens maintain their usual At Maryport, Mr. Simion, advanced in prices. Hops experienced a trifiing reduc- years. tion.

At Burns, near Keswick, Mr. EdmondMarried. P. L. Brooke, esg. of Mere Hall, to E. S. Rowley, eldest daughter of At Sea, Mr. Fox, master of the Ship, Admiral Sir Charles R.

Triton, of Whitehaven. Died.) At Chester, after a long, pro At Whitehaven, Mr. R. Crosby, 73. tracted illness, Sarah, wife of G. Rowlands, At Ginns, Mr. John.Cummings, 80. esq. surgeon.

At Wilson Pit, Mr, James Turner, 75.

At Newhouses, Mrs. Coulthard, 83. The promoters of the intended canal At Gilcrux, Mr. B. Sanderson, 80 from Carlisle to the Solway have announced At Ivegill, Mr. W. Barton, 80. a meeting to take place during the assizes, At Greenhill, Mr. Goe. Peat. at which proper plans will be adopted, At Caldbeck, Mr. Beattie, surgeon, 32. with a view to ensure success to the under


The new and magnificent road from BelAll kinds of crops in this county promise par to Cromford, along the Banks of the a most abundant produce.

Derwent, (of which some notice was taken J. C. Satterthwaite, esq. after an arduous in our last,) was completed under the ausservice of between 20 and 30 years, has re- pices of the Dukes of Devonshire and Rutsigned the office of chairman of the county land, assisted by the neighbouring gentry sessions.

and some public spirited individuals of The altitude of Skiddaw, according to a Manchester, in the short space of twelve recent measurement of Mr. Greatorex, is months. Through an extent of thirty-five ascertained to be 1012 yards 3] inches. miles, every hill of any difficulty has been

Births. At Carlisle, Mrs. Wiliam Nor- avoided. To those who travel between man, of a daughter.-Mrs. Robert Norman, Derby and Sheffield the distance will be of a daughter.

somewhat lengthened, yet the journey will be Married.] At Wigton, Mr. Geo. Stud- performed in much less time and with far holme, saddler, to Miss E. Graveg.

greater ease than by the usual road. This At Whitehaven, Mr. W. Grisdale, of the new line leads through scenery the most Custom House, to Miss Sawyers, of Cork- delightful, with the advantage also of the ickle.

Wye, Matlock, and Bakewell on the route. Mr. Joseph Henderson, of Coga Hall, to Married ] At Wiln, C Biden, esq. of the Miss Sarah Coulthard, of Brocklebank. East India C. Service, to Harriet, eldest

At Nichol Forest, Mr. John Irving, of daughter of J. Freeth, esq. of Risley. Longtown, to Miss James, daughter of the Died.) At Blackbrook, near Chapel in le Rey. Mr. J.

Frith, Mr, Aaron Eaton, silver-plater, of John Walker, esq. of Flimby Park, to Sheffield. Miss Allanhy, of Flimby.

S. Bristowe, esq. 81, of Twyford House, At Beckermont, Jos. Hartley, esq. of and of Beesthorpe Hall in Nottinghamshire : Woda Bank, to Miss Hutchinson,

he acted as a Justice of Peace for both At Workington, the Rev. A. Cuppage, of Counties. Stagley Bridge, near Manchester, lo Miss A. Frazer.

On Monday, June 29, some Cawsand At Langholm, Mr. A. Smith, writer, to fishermen caught with a small, whiting Miss Reid.

hook, an enormously large halibut, measurDied.] At Carlisle, Frances, the eldesting five feet in length, seven inches in thickdaughter of Peter Dixon, esq. 26.

ness, and weighing ninety-niae pounds. On Mrs. Matthews, wife of Mr. Matthews, being brought to Plymouth market, it was draper, in the prime of life, much respected. immediately purchased for Lord Ebrington,

At Wedholm Hill, near Wigton, Mr. W. candidate for the county, and forwarded to Lightfoot, 60.

Exeter, decorated profusely at the head At Penrith, in consequence of her clothes and tail, with his Lordship's favours. catching fire, Mrs. Mary Tolson, aged, 88. A meeting of the Apiarian Society a liss D. Sisson, 17.

Exeter, announces the advantages that will





(July 1, accrue by affording á farger additional the Islands of Jersey and Guernsey. His space to bees, during the present honey Lordship's visit is for the purpose of perseason. The reporter asserts that he has à forming the services of confirmation and colony of bees which already occupy as

consecration. The Islands are within the much room as would fill two Winchester diocese of Winchester, but the bad health bushels : five sixths of which are already of the Bishop has incapacitated him for the Mlled with a rich honeycomb. The present duties. His Lordship will be the first year is most abundant; likely to rival that English Bishop that has ever visited those of 1809, when by judicious management, Islands in his official capacity. nearly twelve gallons of honey were pro

Married. At the Friends Meeting House, daced by a single stock of hees.

John Rutter, of Shaftesbury, son of the Birth.) The Lady of Capt. Jn. Bastard, late Thomas R. of Bristol, to Ann, eldest R. N. of a son.

daughter of Richard Clarence, of the At Sandridge, the Lady of R. W. New- Minories, London. man, esq. of a daughter.

Died.] Elizabeth, only daughter of Mr. Married.) At Exeter, Mr. J. Ellis, cur- Castleman, solicitor, of Winborne. rier, to Miss Eliz Thorne.

At Biddeford, the Rev. Mr. Stevens, to Miss Eliz. Stapleton.

Married.) At Stockton-upon-Tees, Mr The Rev. J. Denliam, of Willow-street solicitors, '10 Ann, daughier of the late R.

Wm. Atty; clerk to Messrs. Clerk and Grey, chapel, to Miss Lucy Dunsterville.

Hughes, esq. and niece to the late R. BrunAt Hearytree, Mr. H. Hooper, third son

ton, esq. of Mr. W. H, architect, to Sarab, youngest daughter of Mr. R. Wilcox. Died.] At Exeter, Jos. Powell, esq.

The warm salt water hath lately conmerchant; generally respected as a man of structed at Maldon, in addition to the cold unblemished integrity and sincerity.

one formerly made by Mr. Edward Bright, In his 68th year, Mr. Thos. Salter, master proves highly uscful and accominodating to of the Star Inn; the business of which he the inhabitants of that place and the neighhad conducted with credit, and to the entire bourhood. satisfaction of commercial gentlemen and

Married.] Lieut-Col. Brace, to Charothers frequenting the house, for 26 years. lotte, second daughter of Js. Forbes, esq. of At Plymouth, Mr. Gliddow, carpenter of Button Ilall

. the Navy.

Saml. Meredith, esq. to Miss M. Mathews, Mr. Hammeit, rope-maker

both of Stratford Green. In corisequence of the rupture of a blood At Witham, W. de Croix, esq. of Windvessel, Lieut. Crossman, R. N.

sor, to Mary, daughter of the late N. Green, Suddenly, Capt. J. Lake, R. N.

esq. consul at Nice. Mr. Turner, quarter-man in the Dock

At Stanway, B.1.H Gaskell, to Ann, only yard.

daughter of the lute W. Goode', esą. At Exmouth, Mrs. Cooke, many years

At Leyton, 22, Eliza, eldest daughter of conductress of a seminary for young ladies. Isaac Solly, esq. Mr. J. Gifford, 54, of the London Hotel; Patriott

, youngest daughter of W. Devon,

J. E. Waliord, esq. of Bockinglop, to he lingered through an illness of four duration, and had ever possessed a willing esq. of Upper Guildlord-street, Russelldisposition to please, connected with an as square. siduous demeanour.

Died.) At Colchester, 80, Mr. Thos. At Dawlish, Mr. W. Browne, jun. 93, of Marshall. He was a man of inoffensive Collumpton.

manners, though eccentric in his habits At Orreston, near Plymouth, in his goth

and disposition. He had formerly been a year, Lieut. John Burrows, R. N. in which teacher of music of some celebrity. he had served 64 years, and 56 as a Lieu

At Saffron Waiden, Thos. Petit, gent. tenant; excepting three in Greenwich Hos formerly first lieutenant in the South Essex pital, he was the oldest Lieutenant on the

Militia. list, and he preferred continuing so, as he

GLOUCESTERSHIRE. had twice declined the rank of a Master and A very handsome gallery has been lately Commander.

erected in the ancient and beautiful church. At Alphington, Mrs. IIamilton, wife of J. of Marshfield by Sir C. B. Codrington, bart. 11. esq. of Ireland.

lord of the manor. It is intended for the At 'Slade lloase, near Kings-bridge, accommodation of those who have no pews. 5. H. Hayne, esq:

Births. The lady of Dr. Dickson, of Al Teignmouth, Mary, relict of the late Clifion, of a daughter. J. Smith, esq. of Summer Caste, Lanca The lady of Col. II. D. Baillie, of Bristol, shire.

of a daughier. DORSETSHIRE.

Marrierl.] Mr. J. C. Hall, of Bristol, to The Bishop of Salisbury emharkert at Miss 1. Cutierhuck, of Berkeley. Weymouth July 15, on board the King's The Rev. J.J. Coodenough, D. D. Masship Tiber, Captain Dacres, and sailed for ter of the Bristol Grammur School, to Isa

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