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Mr. J. Callaway.--Mrs. Lev.-Peter and Samwel Smitb.- Mr. Harding's family.
Jobn Jackson, Esq.--Guillet.--Mrs. Longcuorth.--Mr. Wilson and Child.
July 15, after a lingering illne: s, July,“ in the course of one week, aged 68, Mr. J. CALLAWAY, Sen. the whole family of Mr. HARDING, of North Gate, Canterbury. During of Ringam, near Brampton, Norththe American war, when the falling- amptonshire, consisting of two sons, off of the silk-trade was so consider- and two daughters, were carried off by able, that many skilful workmen were an infectious fever, introduced by a much reduced, he introduced a new servant, newly come to the house, who manufacture called Canterbury maslin, had just recovered.” which afforded them employment and July, “ JOHN JACKSON, Esq. subsistence. He also established an F. S. A. author of a Journey from historical society, and always appeared India towards England, in the year happy in diffusing the extensive know- 1797, by a route, commonly called ledge of which he was possessed. over-land,' and several tracts.”
July 17, at an humble apartment in July, in the Bicêtre, at Pasis, where the Edgeware Road, aged 70, a cele, he was confined, GUILLET, who probrated Jewess, named LEVY, possessed posed to Mr. Fox the assassination of of zcool. acquired by pretences to the Emperor Napaleon. He was imdivination, which she had carried on mediately sent out of this kingdom for 13 years, having been originally a and apprehended on his arrival in washerwoman. She was patronized France. by several females of distinction, whom July, at Blackburn, Lancashire, she attended ; and had her fixed hours aged 100, Mrs. LONGWORTH, who for accomodating customers at home, setained the use of her faculties till her where numbers came to her at two last illness, and never wore spectacles. shillings each. She imposed on the Her youngest daughter is above 60. credulous by a pack of cards of a curi- Aug. 1, at Hanley, in the Potteries, ous make; or affected to foretel events the eldest son of Mr. WILSON, a rea by the planets
spectable manufacturer of that place and July 25, at Tiversall Colliery, Notts, his INFANT CHILD. As a preparaPÉTER SMITH, and his son Sa- tion for celebrating the wakes, the suca MUEL. Cleansing the water-way ceeding week, three of the sons of Mr. in a pit that has not been worked for W. had placed three pieces of small some time, symptoms of the damp ap- cannon in the garden of the elder bron pearing they came up to the top, when ther, charged with powder and wad. Peter recollecting they had left a spade ding, and disposed at a short distance in the works, his son returned to fetch from each other. When one of the it, brought it to the bottom of the brothers was in the act of bring the shaft, and got into the trunk in order to first piece, the ekler with his infant be drawn up by the father. The lat- child in his arms, was in the front of ter had scarcely rai ed him from the the third. The priming communicated ground, before the foul air had so to the others, by wbich accident the powerfulan effect upon the son, that he father and cbild were literally blawa to fell from the trunk; the father called pieces, in the presence of a wife, mofor assistance and urged on by parental ther, and brother. Their maogled rofeelings, insisted on being immediately mains, inclosed in the samecoffin, were ket down in hopes of saving him. He deposited in the family vault, in the fell from the trunk in which he was presence of numerous spectators. This descending and boih shared the same distressing event cast such a gloom on fate. The damp continued o strong, the surrounding neighbourbeod, as all that several hours elapsed before the the hilarity attendant on the scarem bodies could be got out.
was not able to diopek
At Rome, the CARDINAL of YORK, the expulsion of Pius VI. and his grandson of James II. (for the ridiculous Court from Rome. Cardinal Borgia, tale of his father's suppositious who had been acquainted with Sir birth is now we believe generally John Hippisley Çoxe, in Italy, repreexploded.) “ HENRY BENEDICT sented to him, by letter, Cardinal York's MARIA CLEMENS, second son Sir Jolin conveyed this letter to of James Stuart, known by the Mr. Stuart, so well known by his Leto name of the “ Pretender,” and of ters to Lord Mansfield (on the Douglas MARIA CLEMENTINA Sobieski, cause,) and his genealogical history of was born at Rome, the 26th of March, the Stuart family. Mr. Stuart drew 1725, where he almost constantly re- up a menorial, which Mr. Dundas sided till towards the close of 1745, (now Lord Melville) presented to his when he went to France, to put him. Majesty, who granted immediately to self at the head of 15,000 men, asscme Cardinal York a yearly pension of bled in and about Dunkirk, under the 4000l."an attention which the Cardinal command of the Duke of Richelieu , very handsomely acknowledged in alet. by order of Lewis XV. With this ter to Lord Minto. “ Thus ended, at army Henry was to have landed in the age of 82 years and some months, England, in support of his brother the last, in a direct line, of the Royal Charles.
But though preparations House of Stuart.". were made for embarking these troop, Cardinal York had some claim, it though one part did actually embark, seems, on the generosity of this counnot a single transport left Dunkirk try. An Act of Parliament, still unRoad; and Henry receiving intelligence repealed, had settled on James the of the issue of the battle of Culloden, Second's Queen, Mary of Este, the returned to Rome, where, much to the Cardinal's grandmother, a jointure of displeasure of his brother, and the fifty thousand pounds. While the friends of his family, he took orders, treaty of Ryswick was depending, it and, in 1747, was made Cardinal, hy was strongly contended, on the part of Pope Benedict XIV. and afterwards the French Negotiators, in the name Bishop of Frascati, and Chancellor of of that Princess, that her husband the Church of St. Peter.
having been deprived, by an act of the “ From that time Cardinal York, the English Legislature, of all his right as name he assumed on his promotion, king, and being consequently, as king, devoted himself to the functions of his dead in law, she was as much entitled ministry, and seemed to have laid to her dowry, from the day that event aside all worldly views, till his father's took place, as if her husband had been death in 1788, when he had medals naturally dead. The English Negostruck, bearing on their face his head, tiators considered the point as too de with · Henricus Nonus, Angliæ Rex;' licite for their interference, and de. on the reverse, a city, with · Gratia sired it might be referred to king Dei sed non voluntate bominum.' William personally. The proposal
“ Cardinal York had two rich livings was assented to, and Marshal Bouf. in France, the Abbies of Anchin and flers had an interview with William St. Amand, and a considerable pension on the subject. William did not deny from the Court of Spain, all of which the justice of the claim, and on Boufhe lost by the Revolution. In order flers' expressing a wish that the conto assist Pope Pius VI. in making up cession of the jointure might be conthe sum required by Buonaparte in firmed by at least a secret article of the 1996, the Cardinal disposed of all the Treaty, William said, “ What! Mar. family jewels, and, among others, of a shal, will not my word satisfy you?" suby, the largest and most perfect Boufflers bowed and parted, in the full known, valued at fifty thousand pounds. persuasion that he had obtained suffiHle thus deprived himself of the last cient security. But on the first de means of an independent subsistence, mand of payment, William, it is said, and was reduced to great distress, on insisted that the concession had been
James Macfarlane. Esq.--Mr. John Mirebouse.- Rev. Daniel Fisher, D. D.
John Stepben Maria Portalis.- Rev. W. Hurris. made upon a condition which had not greatly impaired. He was buried in been performed; while Boufflers main- Bunhill fieldi, Aug. 21, when Mr. tained the concession to have been un- Keilo spoke at his grave ; and on the conditional.
Lord's day following a funeral sermon For a rious account of a visit to was preached for him by Mr. Wall, of the Cardinal, see p. 471 of the present whose church in Moorfields he benumber.
came a member when a student; and Aug. 1, at Margate, where he went another in the afternoon by Mr. Pala for the benefit of his health, JAMES mer, of Hackney, where he was a fre. MACFARLANE, Esq. M. D. He quent hearer. He never published was formerly professor of physic in the niore than two occasional sermons; university of Prague, and since his re- one at a monthly meeting, and the turn to this country has acquired dis- other on the death of Dr. Stafford. tinction in the literary world by several His second wife, who survives him, publications, particularly upon medic was the daughter of the late venercal subjects. Dr. M. was an accom- able Mr. Isaai Toms, minister of Hadplished scholar and a polished gentle. leigh. He never had any issue. P. H. man, much esteemed by a numerous Dr.F.who was considered as a good clasand respectable connexion.
sicalscholar, was remarkably happy, as August, at Miresike, in Lowes-Wa- a schoolmaster, in conciliating the affecter, Mr. JOHN MIREHOUSE, aged tions of his pupils. As resident tutor 102. His family has been remarkable of the Homerion Academy, he was for longevity. His father died at the nut so successful, probably from causes age of 95, his mother in her rooth not in his power to control. He year; three of his sisters at the age of found himself ob iged to give up the 82, and a fourth in her 93d year. residence, though for several years
Aug. 13, died at his house in Hark- after he continued to be the theologiney, aged_76, the Rev. DANIEL cal tutor. For the last two years of FISHER, D. D. He was born at a his life, his mind was very painfully village near Cockermouth, in Cumber- debi,itated from bodily disorder. His land, and received his academical edu- funeral sermon by Mr. Palmer is cation in London, at the seminary in published. which Dr. Marriatt was divinity tutor. On the 25th of August, died in Paris, He was several years pastor of a con- in the 63d year of his age, the minister gregation at Warminster, where he of public worship, JOHN STEPHEN kept a respectable boarding school. MARIA PORTALIS. It wa, he who About the year 1771, he was chosen drew up the very sensible memorial to succeed the learned Dr. Walker, as pre ented to Buonaparie, on the lelicy Classical and Philo ophical Tutor, in and importance of a national religious the academy at Homerton. On the establishment; and indeed planned and death of Dr. Conder, he commenced organized the restoration of the Gala divinity tutor, and for several years lic Churih, a, fur a it can be said to boarded the students; but at length be restored. His son came over with resigned the office and lived privately. General Lauriston to this country After he left the country he had no pas. durinz the short interva: of peace. toral charge, nor any stated mini serial At Hook-Norton, Oxfordshire, in service, excepting the Tue day-lecture his 64th year, the Rev. W. HARRIS, in Broad-street, but preached occasion- who had been for twenty years a faithe ally, and was ever ready to assist his ful, and not unpofitable preacher of brethren. In sentiment he was strictly the gospel among Dissenters of the Calvinistical, but discovered a Catholic Baptist persuasion. He was much esspirit. His temper was placid and teemed hy all who knew him for the peaceable, and he was most beloved simplicity of his manners, the tenderby those that knew him best. For ness of hi: feeling , the humility of his several years past his health declined, pretensions, and the picty of his and his mental faculties were at last heart.
Silvester O'Halloran, Esq. lladame De La Pagerie. At Limerick. aged 85, SILVESTER a second edition, greatly improved, ap O'HALLORAN, Esq. Surgeon, Mem- peared in 1803. He was highly learn. ber of the Royal Iri h Acadeiny, and ed in the language and ancient laws of of most of the literary Societies in the Ireland. unitet kingdom. He studied physic The last accounts from Barbadoes in Paris and London, and musi have mention the death of Madame DE LA made a rapid progress in the attain- PAGERIE, the mother of the Empresa ment of knowledge, for the first of his Josephine, (of France,) who departed work was published before he attained this life at Martinique, on the ist of the age of 21. He wa, the author of July. She was interred with great pomp several medical and political ticaries, at Les Trois Islets, her heart having and of a general History of Ireland, to been first taken out and depo ited in a the close of the 12th century, of which silver chalice, to be sent to France.
Terrors of Calvinisme
supposed by some to be seriously inTERRORS OF CALVINISM.- clined; but his opinion of himself was, We extract the following obituary from that he had never experienced that the Evangelical Mag zire of last month, divine change, without which no man in order io shew, that the charges ad- can be saved. However that might vanced by Vnitarians, of the gloomy be, there is reason to believe be had Batnre and pernicious tendency of Cal. beon for some years under powerful vinistic views of the Almighty, are not convictions of his miserable condition groundless. The article bears the as a inrer. In June 1806, these conwell-known signature of a . Baptist victions were observed to increase, and Minister, who ha, distinguished him- that in a more than common degree. self by his writings as the heir of the From that time he went into no comGenevan demago, ue's temper, and the pany; but, when he was pot at work, defender of his dogma. Several re- kepe in his chamber, where he was fections are appendel to the narrative, employed in singing plaihtive hymns, as that “ if a drop of the cup of God's and bewailing his lost and perishing wrath can make a sinner thus miser- state. De had about him several relia able, what will it be to drink the dregs gious people, but could not be induced of it, and that for ever and ever?” to open his mind to them, or to imand that “a poor sinner appears to have part to any one the cause of his distress been lrought to heaven by the gates of Whether this contributed to increase hell.” One reflection only are we it or not, it did increase, till his health disposed to make upon the horrible was greatly affected by it, and he was tale, and that is, thee if such be the scarcely able to work at his business. Calvinistic“ mania," (to u c a word of “ While he was at meeting on Lord's the narrator's,) what thanhs are due to day, September 14, he was observed to the men who endeavour to restore the labour under very great emotion of delud muititude to their "sight mind, especially when he heard the . mind!"
fo lowing words : “ Sinner, if you “ A FOUNG Man, of the name of die without an interest in Chri t, you
C---, grand on to a lare will sink into the regions of eternal eminent Desscnting Mini ter, and death.” On the Saturday evening brought up by him, came to reside following be intimated to the mistress at E -- about the year 1803. of the house where he lodged, that He attended at the Baptie place of some awful judgment was about to worship, not only on the Lord's day, come upon him, and as he should not but friquently ai the back day lec- be able to be at meeting next day, resures and ycr-meeting. He was tested that
procured to stay with him. She re. able creature,” continued he, “ plied, that she would herself stay at since ; but during the last three days home, and wait upon him; which she and three nights, I have been in a state did. On the Lord's day he was in of de peration." He intimated to che great agony of mind. His mother apothecary, that he could not bear to was sent for, and some relizious friends teli shis story to his minister : “ But," visited him, but all was of no avail. said he, “ do you inform him that I That night was a night dreadful be- shall not die in despair; for light has yond conception. The horror which broken in upon me : I have been led he endured brought on all synıptoms of to the great Sacrifice for sin, and I now raging madness. Ile desired the at- hope in him for salvation.” From this tendants not to come near him, lest time his mental distress ceased, his they should be burnt. He said that countenance became placid, and his " the bed-curtains were in fames, converation, instead of being taken that he smelt the brimstone,—that up a; before, with fearful exclamadevils were come to fetch him, that tions concerning devils a:d the wrath there was no hope for him, for that he to come, was now confined to the had sinned against light and conviction, dying love of Jesus! The apothecary and that he should certainly go to heil.” was of opinion, that if his strength It was with difficulty he could be kept had not been so inuch exhausted, he in bed. An apothecary bein sent for, would now have been in a state of reas soon as he entered the house, and li ious transport.
His nervous sys. heard his dreadful howlings, he in- tem, however, had received such a quired if he had not been bitten by a shock, that his recovery was doubtful, mad dog. His appearance likewise and it seemed certain, that if he did seemed to justify such a su picion, his recover, he would sink into a state of countenance resembling that of a wild idiocy. He survived this interview beast more than that of a man, but a few days. When he could talke Though he had no feverish heat, yet he would repeat many of the promises his pulse beat about 150 in a minute, made to returning sinners. By his deTo abate the munia, a quartiiy of lood sire, various hymns were read to him, was taken from hin, a blister was ap- one in particular, which was sung at his plied, his head was shaved, cok: water fureral. He said to his mother,“ My was copiously poured over him, and dear mother, you do no: know what fox-glove was administered. By the e convict of soul I have hai.
I have means his fury was abated, but his la'n vhole nights withou: sleep, plead. mental agony continued, and all the in: for my cwn soul and your's, and symptoms of madne: s, which l.is bodily have reflected with gri:f' on my dise strength thus reduced would allow, obedirnce to your coun:cl.' till the following Thursday. Onthat other time he said," Blessed Je-sus, thou day he seemed to have recosered his art all my hope !'~Hi- streng:h kept reason, and to be calm in his mind. dec'ining, and on Norday morning, In the evening he sent for the apothe. Sci. 27, at one o'clock, he calmly cary; and wished to speak with him breathed his last.” by himself. The latter, on his coming, The 6.45h ANNUAL CONFERENCE. of the desired every one to leave the room, Society of METHODISTS, commenco and thus addressed him: C, ed at Liverpool, on the 27th of July. "The have you not something on your Rev.J. Barbur as President of the Cormind ?" “ Aye,” answered he, « that fercnice. It appeas froni che returns is it !" He then acknowledged that, that an inci case of 8492 Member , has early in the month of June, he had been made to the Society wi hin these gone to a fair in the neighbourhood, kingdons, in the course of the last in company with a number of wicked ycar--a number materially exceeding young men; that they drank at a the incrcase in any former year: thirts public hou e together till he was in a preachers have this year been admitted measure intoxicated, and that from on trial ; upwards of 50 new (Chapels thence they were into other company, are appointed to be built, and the where he was criminally connected funds of the Society are in a very with a harlot. “ I have been a miser- Aourishing contion.