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sanal piques, and, by his wise and foreiga affairs, actual chamberlain, energetic counsels, proved himself knight of the orders of St. Andrew, the steady friend of England, and the of Alexander Refsky, and of St. firm supporter of the general cause Anne and Wooldimer, of the first of Europe. With dignified resent- class. ment he reprobated the ambitious At Madrid, the celebrated admi. systems and tyrannical schemes of ral and captain-general of the SpaBuonaparte. "The licentious excesses nish navy, Don Juan De Langara, of the French revolution were sin. who was taken prisoner by the late cerely lamented by Woronzolf; and admiral Rodney, 1780. In consehe had predicted the fatal conse- quence of his disregard of his private quences with the same prophetic interest, he died poor, and his wifidelity which inspired the celebrated dow was in the greatest embarrassa Edmund Burke. He had a greatment how to provide a funeral aderespect and the warmest and sin- quate to his rank. The prince of cerest affection for his brother count peace, being informed of this, Simeon, the ambassador, to whose wrote a letter to Madame De L. in opinions and advice he paid the ut. which he expressed bis regret at the most defererce. The decease of decease of such a meritorious of, this truly great man, 'if not immedi- ficer, and at the same time informed ately owing to, was no doubt acce. her that he would defray the expenlerated by the same stroke which ces of the funeral, which was per. hastened the carthly dissolution of formed with the utmost magnificence. the minister Pitt, viz. the disas. and splendour. trous termination of the continental Feb. Ist. At Stoke Newington, coalition. About two years since, at the very advanced age of nearly count Alexander Woronzoff, ad- 98, by a placid expiration of the vanced in life, being upwards of 70, vital powers, without a single sigh and aflicted with a scorbutic com- or groan, Mrs. Sarah Woollaston, plaint, retired to Moscow. In pri- for more than 40 years the relict of rate, he was temperate in his habits, Israel W. esq. Mrs. Woollaston and delivered his sentiments with was quite a character; but a respect. unrestrained freedom. Detesting able one, and respectably connected. parties and intrigue, he was revered She was remarkable in her person ; is a true patriot, and regarded as rather short and thin, and by some almost the only great man remaining accident had been deprived of one from the time of Catherine. He of her eyes; and was very long a spoke German and French with the frequenter of Lincoln's-inn-gardens, Auency and propriety of a native, with her lap-dog Psyche on her and excelled in all the fashionable arm; and it was remarked by the accomplishments of his day. In re- youog ladies of her acquaintance, ward for his shining talents, and the that, having a succession of such eminent services he had rendered his pensioners, and having left Psyche a country, count Woronzoff had the weekly pension for her life; when following distinguised titles con- the first pensioner died, a new will ferred upon him : chancellor of the was made, to establish the validity Empire, actual privy counsellor of of that legacy, lest the executors the first class, senator, ministar for should dispute, and question the
identity of the legatee. Old Dr. Sib. regiment of fencible cavalry, and thorpe used soinetimes to visit her; M. P. for Newton in the Willows, as also sir Thomas Fowke and Mrs. first cousin to the right hon. earl of Sturt, the heiress of the families of Wilton, in whose regiment Mr. HarPitfield of Hoxton and Solomon greaves served as a captain during Astley. After the death of her the whole of the late war. ħusband, she removed to a small 71h. By cutting his throat, Mr. house in Leytonstone, Essex, which Dupree, a poulterer in St. James's was one night beset, and plundered market, in a very reputable way pf of every thing valuable, one of the business. While the servant-maid robber, supposed in collusion with was toasting bread for breakfast in soine of her servants, sitting on her the kitchen, he was shaving himself; bed, and not suffering her to stir. and, on her leaving the room, he In 1779 or 1780, a few years after perpetrated the shocking act. The this robbery, she removed to New. razor went through the jugular vein, ington, opposite the west end of Mr. and the deceased bled to death. It Aistlabie's premises, in the house appeared by the testimony of credi. which was the first resort of the ble witnesses, that the unfortunato celebrated Mr. Howard, when he man had laboured under fits of me. left his old master Mr Newnham, lancholy above two years. grocer, in Watling-street. Here she At Paddington, Mr. Sykes, a sar. spent the remainder of her life, in a 'mer, who resided near Stamford, secluded sequestered state. Among Lincolnshire.
Among Lincolnshire. Having spent the a considerable number of valuable evening with a party at the house of trinkets, ' pearls, and diamonds a friend, he fell over a banister, in (which she has distributed among his way down stairs, and fractured her various friends) was an excellent his skull. Verdict accidental death. minature picture of her husband, in 191h. Ather lodgings in Charges. a beautiful white wig, containing 200 street, Piccadilly, in her 89th year, curls, and remembered, by a person Mrs. Elizabeth Carter, daughter of dead 20 years, to be the faithful Nicholas Carter, D. D. rector of likeness of the original, when a Woodchurch, 1755; rector of Ham, member of Dr. Calainy's meeting- 1731 ; vicar of Tilmanstone, 1730 house at Westmister about 1730. -1755 ; curate of Deal chapel from
Aged 73, Mr. Wm. Seaton, of 1718 to his death, Oct. 23, 1774; Swecpwash farm, Washingborough, a lady who has for a long time en Co. Lincoln
joyed a very distinguished pre-emi. 6th. At Ormerod-house, Lan. Tence in the literary world. She cashire, in the bloom of life, Mrs. very early in life discovered the su. Hargreaves, wife of John 11. esq. perior cultivation which her mind only daughter and sole heiress of had received from the superinten. the late Lawrence Ormerod, of Or. dence of her worthy parent. Her merod, esq. by his wife, the only only brother, Henry, received his daughter of the late Riv. Ashbur- classical education from her before nam Legh, of Golburn Parks, sister he went to Canterbury school ; to the late Thomas Peter Legh, esq. from which he was admitted of Cor. of Lyme in Cheshire, colonel of the pus Christi college, Cambridge ; Prince of Wales's or Lancashire 1757 ; and proceeded B. A. 1760,
M. A. 1763 ; and was presented, ter was also the contributor of two by sir George Oxendon, to the rec-. papers to “ the Rambler,” which, tory of Wittenham, Berks. She has we are told by Mis. Piozzi, had pablished all the works of Epic. much of Dr. Johnson's esteem. tetus, which are now extant; con. They are, No. 44, which consists of sisting of his discourses, preserved an allegory, where religion and suby Arrian, in four books, the En. perstition are delineated in a maschiridion, and fragments, translat- terly manner; and No. 100, which ed from the original Greek, with is an excellent letter on modish an introduction and notes by the pleasures, bearing the signature of translator ;, one volume, quarto, CHARIESSA. — In addition to the 1758, by subscription, and it was above account, we have received honoured with a long list of very the following allectionate and sin. distinguished names. The learn- cere cffusions of the heart from a ing and ability which the authoress respectable lady, whose correspondisplayed in the execution of her dence would be an honour to task are well known, and have re- any work: “ My much honour.. ceived that high applause which is ed and very dear friend, Mrs. Eliso justly their due ; the work may zabeth Carter has, long been well with safety bo pronounced to do known and highly respected for her honour to her sex and to her coun. superior understanding, extensive try. It was reprinted, subscquently, knowledge, scientific and familiar, in two volumes, duodecimo, and be. from the highest researches in phi. fore at Dublin, 1754, octavo. losophy to the commonest useful acPoems on several occasions ; one quirements. She was qualified for volume, octavo, 1762 (reprinted in the society of the first scholars by duodecimo). The poems were pub. her intimacy with the learned lanlished at the desire of the late earl of guages, as was evinced by her transBath ; also in Dodsley's miscel. lation of Epictetus from the Greek lanies, v. 309, vi. 227. and are cele original. She possessed a masculine brated among the verses of lord' understanding ; while she was inLyttleton, who had read them in vested with such innate modesty, manuscript. The first of them was that her superior acquirements never written before the authoress had intruded into company. Her heart completed her eighteenth year. was open to the keenest sensibility As compositions, their merit and for all distresses of the afilicted; beauty cannot be too highly ap- and her mind piously resigned to plauded. Sublime simplicity of sen. meet with furtitude the changes and timent, melodious sweetness of ex- chances of life ; while her firm faith pression, and morality the most ami. in the christian religion strengthen. able, grace them in every page ; ed in her the performance of every while, notwithstanding her previous duty; and it may be truly said, appearance as the translator of that, with all her very rare endow. Epictetus, the fine sensibility, the ments, goodness of heart, mildness serene dignity, and the lofty ima- of temper, and suavity of manners, gination, which she displayed on were predominant in all her con. this occasion, proved her the ge. duct, as also in the placid serenity nuine disciple of Plato. Mrs. Car, of her interesting countenance. Vol. XLVIII.
Above half a century has elapsed North Britain, where he remained since the happy commencement of several years, esteemed and respectmy acquaintance with Mrs. C.; ed by all the nobility and gentry of having early in life been indulged the neighbourhood. The beginwith the honour and the pleasure of ning oilast war he received an apan intimacy with her; ani a regn- pointment from the barrack board, Jar correspondence has subsisted be, and was sent to Plymouth to supertween usrever since, much to my edi. intend the building of the new barfication and delight, till her advanc. racks in that quarter, on the comed life and interrupted health rene pletion of which, he was removed dered writing painful to her.” to Lewes, where he continued un
13th. At Lewes, Sussex, Charles til his death. His remains were inWard, esq. barrack-master of that terred with military honours, fol. place. Tie was the representative lowed to the grave by the 35th of one of the most ancient families reginent, and all the officers of the in Great Britain, who were of con- garrison, every one anxious siderable note in the days of Egbert, shew their last mark of respect to from which remote period Mr. the memory of a worthy veteran, Ward (as he supposed) had manu- the whole of whose life had been scripts in his possession at the time devoted to the service of his king of his death. Early in life he was and country. appointed a captain in the militia of 14tlı. At Berlin, of apoplexy, his native county, Warwick, in licut.-gen. Von Gotz, commandant which he possessed a handsome of that city. patrimonial property. He served 18th. Ather father's house in Pic. in America, as an officer in the 60th cadilly, in her 29th year, very much regiment, and distinguished himself regretted, lady Louisa Fitzroy, on various occasions by his gallantry third danghter of his grace the and intrepidity during the war with duke of Grafton. that country.
At Pensacola, when At Taunton, Devonshire, at an ad. that place was besieged by the Spa. vanced age, Mr. John Clitsome, niards, under the command of Don who, for a pumber of years past, Galvis, he received a severe wound carried on a very extensive trade in in the head, and was left for dead; the braziery line, with great suc. but Mr. Ramsey, then surgeon of Ciss, dying worth near 20,000). the 16th regiment and now on the Among several other charitable do. staff in England, resolved on per- nations, is the interest of 500l. for forming the operation of trepan- ever, to Paul's meeting-house ; to ning, potwithstanding most of the Gray's almıs-house, 101. per annum; other gentlemen of the faculty were to a servant, Edward Hays, who of opinion that it was best to let worked for him the last 30 years him die in peace. Mr. Ramsey's (now infirm) he has bequeathed 201. exertions liappily succeeded, and he per annum, for life : and to his had the satisfaction to see his friend other servants and apprentices, ansurvive nearly 30 years, the efects muellegacies for life. of his skill and judgmeni. On his At Bologna, the celebrated Ma. return home, he was appointed to dame Banti. She caught cold on the invalids at Fort George, in her return from the Carnival at
Venice, which occasioned a fever, Mrs. Charlotte Smith, authoress of of which she died after a few days sonnets and other works. illness. Her death is sincerely la
At the house of Joseph Bonomi, mented by the genuine amateurs of esq artist, in Tichfield-street, Marymusic in every country. Her talents la bonne, in consequence of a parawere most uncommon ; since, with. lytic stroke which he had expe. out the aid of science, she made an rienced about 10 days before, impression on her audience which it James Barry, esq, an eminent paintis the perfection, and ought to be er. He was born at Cork, and inthe object, of science to attain. Her troduced to the notice of the world voice came purely from the breast ; under the auspices and generous and, by the fullness, sweetness, and patronage of the right hon. Ed. simplicity of the tone, excited the mund Burke. After an education most powerful sympathy in the of considerable length in France heart of the hearer. She had ac. and Italy, he returned to England. quired a very competent fortune by In 1772 he published, in reply to ker talents, and has left a consider. the celebrated Abbé Winkelman, able estate in the vicinity of Bo. “An enquiry into the real and ima. logna to her children.
ginary obstructions to the acqui. At his brother's house at Kint. sition of the arts in England.” The bury, co. Berks, Charles Fowles, Abbé followed Abbé Du Bos and esq of Kensington-place, barrister president Montesquieu, in giving li. at law, and major-commandant of mits to the genius of the English, the lungerford volunteer corps of and pretending to point out a cerinfantry.
tain appropriate character of hea. 21st. At his house in the Adel- viness and want of fancy, deduced phri, aged 76, and very rich, John from certain physical causes. It is Cator, esqq. of Beckenham, Kent, a system of clear and manly argu. In · April, 1784, he was elected ment, which ably confutes such igM. P. for Ipswich; but a petition norant and impotent observations being presented to the house of of foreigners with respect to some commons, the election was set aside, essential parts of our national cha. and the late A. Crickitt, esq. ractcr. The principal monument chosen in his stead.
of his fame is his series of six pic22d. At his honse in Rose-street, tures, representing the progress of Edinburgh, in the 83d year of his society and civilization among man. age, the venerable and respected kind, in the great room of the so. Dr. George Chapman, formerly rec. ciety for the encouragement of arts, tor of the grammar-school of Dum. manufactures, and commerce, in the fries, and afterwards of the academy Adelphi. The occasion of painting of Bamff, both which seminaries he these pictures was as follows: an advanced to the most flourishing offer had been made, in 1772, by state.
sir Joshua Reynolds and nine other In the gaol of Berwick-upon- eminent painters, including Mr. Tweed, under continement on mesne Barry, to adoru the cathedral of St. process for debt, Thomas Smith, Paul with religious paintings, in the esq. husband of the justly celebrated manner of the cathedrals of Italy.