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PROMOTIONS AND PREFERMENTS.
GAZETTE PROMOTIONS.

Rev. G. W. Green, Tytherington V. co.'
Brighton, Jan. 24. Rt, Hon. F. J. Ro. Gloucester.
binson, and, in bis absence, Rt. Hon. T. Rev. H. Mire house, M. A. Easton, alias,
Wallace, President of the Committee of St. George's V. Somerset.
Council for Trade and Plantations.

Hon. and Rev. E. Boscawen, Wootton Whitehall, Feb. 5. Rt. Hon. Frederick R. Surrey. John Robiuson, Treasurer of his Majesty's Rev. Joseph Algar, M.A. Orchardleigh R. Navy, vice Rose, deceased.

Rev. Robert M. Austin, Rowiston alias Carlton House, Feb. 12. Vice-adm. Sir Rolston R. Wilts, W. Domett, and Major-gen. Sir John Os. Rev. Francis Swainton, Minor Canon of wald, Knights Commanders of the Bath. Winchester Cathedral.

Whitehall, Feb. 13. Thomas Philip Rev. Samuel Picart, Hartlebury R. co. Weddell, Lord Grantbam, Lieutenant of Worcester. the County of-Bedford, vice Earl of Upper Rev. G.H.Langdon, Burleston R. Dorset. Ossory, deceased.

Rev. Jobo Walpole, M. A. Attercliffe

Perpetual Curacy, co. York.
Civil PROMOTIONS.

Rev. Brooke Boothby, M.A. Prebendary F.G. Hampton, esq. Receiver. General of Durham; and Rev. John Thomas, of the Droits of the Admiralty, vice Sir C. Becher, M.A. Prebendary of South MuskC. De Crespigny, deceased.

ham, both in the Collegiate Church of Sir James Mackintosh, M. P. Professor Southwell, Notts. of Law in the East India College, Herts,

Rev. William Jackson, St. George's vice Christian, resigned.

New Free Church, Manchester. William Tooke, esq. Vice-President of Rev. Martin Sandys Wall, M. A. Chapthe Society of Arts, &c. vice Duke of Nor- lain in Ordinary to the Prince Regent, and thumberland, deceased.

Chaplain to the Embassy at Vienna. Rev. J. G. Bussel, Head Master of Rev. W.J. Kerrich, Pauler's Pury R..co. Henley-upon-Thames Grammar School. Northampton.

Rev. R. H. Cumyns, Master of Ports- Rev. Charles Carr, M.A. Burnby R. co. mouth Grammar School, vice Bussell. York.

Rev. T. A. Dale, second Master of Louth Rev. Henry Pearce, B. A, a Vicar Choral Grammar School, vice Stopford, deceased. of Hereford Cathedral.

Dr. Thomas Thomson, to the new Pro- Rev. Charles Manu, B. A. West Dere. fessorship of Chemistry; and Dr. Robert ham Perpetual Curacy, Norfolk. Graham, to the new Professorship of Bo. Rev. William Easton, Hurstborn Prior tany, in Glasgow University,

V. Hants. Thomas Bridson, esq. Registrer of Ferns. Rev.John Wickens, Manstone R.. Dorset.

Jobn Radcliffe, esq. LL.D, Vicar-gene- Rev. George Walker, M. A. Papworth ral of Tuam, vice Burton.

Everard R. co. Cambridge.

Rev. Thomas Brownriggé, Boston PerECCLESIASTICAL PREFERMENTS. petual Curacy, near Wetherby. Hon. and Rev. Edward Knox, Dean of Down, vice Annesley.

DISPENSATION. Hon. George Gore, Dean of Killala, Rev. T. Fawcett, Greens Norton R. cum vice Burton.

Whittlebury C. co. Northampton, with Rev, Mr. Lawes, Abinger R. Surrey. Aynho R.

BIRTHS Jan. 3. The wife of Thomas Bates Rous, a dau. -- lu Upper Grosvenor-street, the esq. a son and heir.-5. The wife of Rev. wife of Hon. H. Grey Bennet, a dau,William Dent, of Crosby Hall, a dau. 25. At Montpelier, Devon, the wife of 10. At Naples, the wife of Thomas Clifton, Richard King, esq. a son and heir. - 26. esq. a son and heir, 12. Viscountess

At Plymouth, the wife of Rear-adm. Lind. Hereford, a son. ---At Broome House, Fula say, a dau. -- 28. At Dublin, the wife of bam, the wife of Hon. J. W. King, R. N. a R. S. Carew, esq. M.P. a son and heir,SOD.- 13. The wife of Rev. Dr. Webb, 29. At Brighton, the wife of William Bed. Master of Clare Hall, Cambridge, a son. ford, esq. a dau.- At Springfield, co. War14. In Upper Grosvenor-street, r. b. Lady wick, the wife of Maj. Dundas, of Carron St. John, a dau.- 16. At Lambton Hall, hall, co. Stirling, a dau. - 30. The wife of Lady Louisa Lambton, a son and heir,- John Maberly, esq. M.P. a daughter. 18. At Battle Abbey, the lady of Sir God- Lately. The lady of Sir L. V. Palk, frey Webster, bart. a son. -- 24. lo Upper son and heir..The wife of J. H. Tremayne, Brook-street, Lady Caroline Wrottesley, esq. M.P. a son. -At Ringmer, Sussex, the

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wife of Lieut..col. Dowoman, C. B. a son. of Sir A. Hood, bart. a dau.-6. At Priors, - At Prees Hall, Salop, the lady of Col. Essex, the wife of Lieut.-col. Hamilton, a Sir R. C. Hill, a son. At Haddo House, dau. · The lady of the late Sir John CarScotland, the Countess of Aberdeen, a son. michael Anstruther, bart. a posthumous

Feb. I.. At Fulham, Viscountess Rane. son. - At Edinburgh, the wife of MajorJag h, a son.-4. La Piccadilly, the lady of gen. John Hope, a son. -10. At ArthingHon. Druminoud Burrell, a son and heir.- 1on, co. York, the wife of Col. Davy, a son. La York Place, Portman-square, Mrs. John 16. The wife of Thomas Hart, esq. of Maude, of twia sons. - Al Bath, the lady Uttoxeter, a daughter.

MARRIAGES. 1817, July ... James Eckford, esq. of 24. Baron Etienne de Pully, of Chateau the East India Company's military service, de Neuville, near Pontaise, to Miss Elizato Diana, third dau. of the late George beth Norton, of Sioane-street. Wrighton, esq. of Newington buuse, Oxon. 28. At Limerick, H. D. Massy, esq. son

1818, Jan. 3. Charles Hughes May, of the late Rev. C. Massy, of Summer hill, esq. son of the late John May, esq. of co. Clare, to Mary Johaston, daughter of Thornbury Hall, co. Stafford, to Anne John Westropp, esq. of Attyflin.

Elizabeth, daughter of Joshua Dale Bower, 29. Mr. S. Watts, jun. of Grove House, esq. of Whitecutes, co. Derby.

Yeovil, to Miss Baghott, only daughter 6. T. Hastings, esq. of Lougham, to and heiress of the late William Baghott, Anoa, only dau, of late Rev. B. Crofts.

esq. of Abergavenny. 7. Rev. Humphrey Waldo Sibthorpe, 31. Col. Sir A. Bryce, Royal Engineers, third son of the late Col. Sibthorpe, of Caa- C. B. to Emily, daughter of the late John' wick Hall, co. Lincoln, to Mary Esther, Parker, esq. of Muswell Hill. eldest daughter of Henry Eilison, esq. of A. Miller, esq. youngest son of Rev. W. Beverley.

Miller, of Hasfield, co. Gloucester, to 8. Benjamin Baugh, esq. of Bristol, to Sarah Louisa, widow of the late Judge Miss Nelmes, sister of the late Richard Ward, of Nevis. Nelmes, esq. of Bradley House, co. Glouc. Thomas Camplin, esq. of Bristol, to

Rev. William Hildgard, M.A. of Bever- Catherine, daughter of the late C. Porter, ley, to Mary, dau. of Rev. William Hett, esq. of Ackhurst Hall, co. Lancaster. prebendary of Lincolo Cathedral.

Lately. Rev. G. Porcher, eldest son of 10. Capt. Richard Ward, 52d reg. to J. Du Pré Porcher, esą. M. P. to Frances Harriet, dau. of Rev. G. Warner, late of Amelia, daughter of j. Chamier, esq. of Newtown, co. Cork, and grandaughter of Grosvenor Place. Sir R. Faulkner, bart.

At Bath, Rear-adm. M‘Namara, to Hon. At Paris, at the British Ambassador's, Mrs. Carlton, widow of Hon. Lieutenant. Maj. F. Fuller, 59th reg. to Emilia, second colonel George Carlton. dau. of Lieut.-gen. F. Fuller.

Rev. H. F. Lyle, to Anne, daughter of 13. Rev. C. Hill, of Prestwood House, Rev. Dr. Maxwell, of Bath. co. Stafford, to Anne, fifth day, of Rev. At St. Mary's, Lincoln, Evelyn Richard Reginald Pyadar, of Areley House, co. Sutton Falkner, M. A. of Southwell, Notts, Worcester.

to Isabella, daughter of the late Rev. 14. Christopher Alderson, esq. of Five Magnus Jackson, B. D. Elips House, Homerton, to Mrs. White, Rev. Thomas Atkinson, of Hartshead, to widow of Lieut..col. White, late com- Frances, youngest daughter of the late S. manding the 86th regiment,

Walker, esq. of Lascelles Hall, near Hud. 15. At Jersey, Lieut. Cartwright, R. N. dersfield. to Anne, youngest dau of the late Samuel W. P. Yorke, esq. of Dyffrynaled, co. Mann, esq. of Cork, and niece to the late Denbigh, to Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Bishop of Cork and Ross.

Sir W. B. Hughes, of Plascock. Henry T. Paiker, esq. of Castle Rook, R. Sadlier, jun. esq. of Sadlier's Wells, Tipperary, to Caroline Edward, youngest Tipperary, to Frances, daui. of Hon. Eyre dau. of the late Lieut.-gen. Burgoyne. Massey, esq. of Alta Villa, Queen's County.

17. Maj. Keane, 7th Hussars, lo Anne, Feb. 2. Captain Charles Jones, 15th third day. ; and Jobo Grove, M. D. of Sa. Hussars, to Charlotte Matilda, only dau. lisbury, to Jean Helen, fourth dau. of Sir of the late Alexander Annesley, esq. of William Fraser, bari. Bedford-square. Hyde Hall, Herts.

* 20. Rev. John Storer, rector of Hawks. 4. Charles Willson Arnold, esq. of Marworth, Noits, to Elizabeth, youngest dau. tins, Chigwell, Essex, to Miss Basire, of of the late Thomas Whitmore, esq. M. P. Chigwell Row. Apley Park, Shropshire.

9. By special license, Right Hon. Lord 22. Rev. Septimus Stanley Meggison, Clive, eldest son of Earl Powis, to Lady B. A. to Martha, only dau. of J. Robin Lucy Graham, third daughter of the Duke son, esq. of Wendon Hall, Essex,

OBITU

OBITUARY.

Thomas COGAN, M. D.

works are justly considered to be equal Died, Feb. 2. At the house of his to any in the language. brother, Higham-hill, Walthamstow, hav. His Religious writings tend to shew the ing within a few days completed his 82d justice, goodness, and paternal affection year, Thomas Cogan, M.D.

of the Deity, and the consequent impose This amiable and distinguished man sibility of Eternal Torments. was born at Rowell, in Northamptonshire, Dr. Cogan resided some few years since in 1736; and was for two or three years at at or near Bath, where, in 1805, he formed school at Kibworth, Leicestershire, under a Bath Humane Society. the late Dr. Aikin, of whom he always We know not whether we ought to spoke in terms of the highest respect. say, that it is with sorrow we record the

His first profession was that of a Dis- death of this distinguished Natural and septing Minister. He preached in Hol- Moral Philosopher, and most amiable man, land in the years 1759 and 1760 ; and at his very advanced age ; for, although at Southampton in 1762 and 1763. we never heard that any action of his long

When he was a preacher in Holland life was otherwise than most “ becoming," he became acquainted with Miss Green, there was in his " leaving of it” much daughter of a merchant in Amsterdam, to convert our unavailing regret for an whom he shortly after married. He after. event, which, by the course of Nature, wards changed his profession for that ofcould not have been long deferred, into Physic; and studied at Leyden, where he admiration, and even satisfaction, at bis took the degree of M. D. He then returned victory which, in his parting hour, he de. to England, and devoted himself chiefly to cidedly achieved. He had, the last day the obstetric branch of his profession. of the old year, in a very thick fog, walked

In 1773, Dr. Cogan first directed the from his lodgings in Covent-garden, to attention of his Countryinen to the pos, visit a friend in St. Mary-axe, which sibility of recovering persons apparently brought on a cough more than usually drowned, by translating the Memoirs of troublesome; indisposition ensued ; and the Society established at Amsterdam on Saturday, Jan. 24, he was induced to for that benevolent purpose ; and in the go to his brother's, the Rev. E. Cogan, at following year, in conjunction with the Walthamstow. On Sunday, Feb. 1, findlate truly benevolent Dr. Hawes, by eaching that his end was approaching, he dicbringing forward Gifteen friends, they jointly tated to one of his nephews, who wrote founded the Humane Society.

them, farewell letters to three of his most For the first six years Dr. Cogan pre- intimate friends: this, said he, is the great pared the Annual Reports of the Humane trial.---After this he continued to converse, Society ; till, on the return of Dr. Cogan with his accustomed remarkable cheerful. to Holland, in 1780, that duty devolved on ness and vivacity, with his relatives, and Dr. Hawes. Both these Pbilanthropists had smiled in his usual manner when he uttered the satisfaction of living to see the oppo- any thing playful. He said to his brother, sition, and even ridicule, which Resuscita- and to bis nephew who assists him in his tion at first encountered, entirely die away; school, “ You now deplore my condition, and to witness their favourite Institution but it will soon be your fate also. I firmly established, and productive of si- am only anticipating you a little wbile. milar Societies in all parts of the world. Suppose your boys were to undergo ao The Royal Humane Society will be a examination to - morrow morning, what standing monument of what may be ac- would it signify that one should go to complished by individual persevering ex. bed at six this evening, another at seven, ertions in the cause of humanity, and trans- another at eight, and another at teu : mit the names of Hawes and Cogan to pos- they would all meet together at the same terity as benefactors to the human race. hour to-morrow.”—He conversed with his

Dr. Cogan was acquiring a rapid fortune brother, particularly on the subject of rein his profession ; but, having no children, ligion, some hours after this, and when being moderate in his desires, and possess. not speaking of any thing serious, exhi. ed of a competency, in 1780 he resigned bited the same cheerful cast of mind his connexion to Dr. John Sims, who is at which accompanied him through life. At present so eminent in the same lin

length his strength failed, and be expired On resigning his profession, Dr. Cogan

without a groan. again took up his residence in Holland; On the death of Dr. Cogan being anand visited Germany, where he wrote bis nounced to a Meeting of the Royal Hu. very entertaining Tour. He subsequently mane Society, it was unanimously redevoted his time chiefly to the study of solved, “That this Court receive informaMoral Philosophy, on which subject his tion of the decease of Dr. Cogan with feel GENT. MAG. February, 1818,

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ings of the deepest regret for his loss; of acumen of the Philosopher, so happily the most unfeigned respect for bis memo. combined with the solidity of the Sage ; ry; of admiration of his talents, so meri. affording at the same time a pleasing intoriously and usefully devoted for the good stance of the infuence of benevolence, of his fellow-creatures; and of gratitude for maintaining mental activity; of philanthe numerous and important services ren- thropy, which, by communicating pladered by him to the Society."

cidity of mind, prolongs its energies. Dr. Cogan's chief Publications are, 1. • Quietè et purè atque eleganter actæ “ Memoirs of the Society instituted at aetatis placida Tenis recordatio *.' Amsterdam, in favour of Drowned Per. Hence results that suavity of manners, sons, for the years 1767, 1768, 1769, 1770, so interesting in society ; those varied and 1771 ; translated from the original, and infinite resources of lively conversa1773,” 8vo. 2. “ The Rhine; or a Jour- tion, which diffuse rational pleasure, and ney from Utrecht to Francfort, &c. 1794,” convey useful instruction. True it is, that in two volumes 8vo, wilh Plates. 3. familiarity may be exercised without de« 'The Works of Professor Camper, on the gradation, and elevation of sentiment withConnexion between Anatomy, and the Arts out cold reserve, or the repulsiveness of of Drawing, Painting, &c. Translated from ostentation; as the expression of supethe Dutch, 1794 ;' in one volume 4to. riority of knowledge may be chastened by with Plates. 4.“ A Philosophical Trea- suavity of manner; and this is the happy tise on the Passions : second edition, cor- medium, so characteristic of the surviving rected, 1802," 8vo. 5.“ An Eibical Trea. Founder of the Royal Humane Society.” tise on the Passions, founded on the Principles investigated in a Philosophical Trea- Rev. HENRY WILLIAM COULTHURST, D. D. tise; 1807-10.” 2 vols. 8vo. 6. “Theo. Dec. 18, 1817. Died at the house of his logical Disquisitions; or, an Enquiry into friend John Smyth, esq. M. P. at Heath, those Principles of Religion, which are near Wakefield, the Rev. Henry Williain most influential in directing and regulatCoulthurst, D. D. vicar of Halifax, in the ing the Passions and Affections of the 65th year of his age. Mind. First Disquisition, on Natural Re- He was admitted of St. John's College, Jigion. Second Disquisition, on the Jew. Cambridge, where he commenced A. B. in ish Dispensation, respecting Religion and January 1775, being the second Wrangler Morals, 1812," 8vo. 7. A Theological of his year; A. M. in 1778; and afterDisquisition, on the characteristic Excel- wards elected fellow of Sidney Sussex Col. lencies of Christianity; or, an Enquiry into lege, where he continued an active and the superior Assistance it affords, and Mo. useful public tutor till the year 1790), tives it contains, for the Practice of Virtue, when he was presented by the Crown to Cultivation of the best Affections of the the vicarage of Halifax, on the demise of Heart, and preparing the Moral Offspring Dr. Henry Wood. of God for permanent Felicity, 1813," Svo. He commenced D.D. in 1791, soon after The last five articles form one complete which he qualified as a Magistrate for the work, under the following title: 8. “A West Riding of the County of York. Treatise on the Passions and Affections of This Parish, over which Dr. Coulthurst the Mind, Philosophical, Ethical, and presided with unabated zeal and vigilanee Theological; in a Series of Disquisitions : more than 27 years, is one of the most in which are traced, the moral History of extensive and important Cures in the Man, in his Pursuits, Powers, and Motives kingdom, having under it fourteen sub. of Action, and the Means of obtaining ordinate Chapels, all, excepting the new Permanent Well-being and Happiness, Church in the Town, which was erected by 1813,” 5 vols. 8vo. 9. “ Letters to Wil. Dr. Coulthurst himself, in the patronage of liam Wilberforce, esq. M. P. on the Doc- the Vicar. trine of Hereditary Depravily. By a Lay. He was a man of very acute understand. man," 8vo. 10.“ Ethical Questions; or, ing, peculiarly turned to philosophical pur. Speculations on the principal subjects in suits, of a temper mild and conciliating, Moral Philosophy, 1817," 8vo.

active and invincibly patient as a Magis. Dr. Lettsom, in the Annual Report of trate, and indefatigable as a Parish Priest; the Royal Humane Society for 1814 making an annual tour through that ex(with which was given a portrait of Dr. tepsire district, and preaching in tun at Cogan), thus notices the literary labours each of the Chapels. of his learned friend :

He had a deep and awful seuse of Re“ These volumes have acquired distin. ligion, which penetrated his whole charac. uisbed public approbation ; but here it ter, yet mingled with so much sweetaess is not requisite, at this time, to offer ad- of temper, with wit so sparkling and inditional eulogy. Reflecting, however, upon offensive, and with a naiveté so delightful, the advanced period of life in which some of these have been composed, contempla- * Placid and soothing is the reman. rion is gratified by the splendid display of brance of a life passed with quiet inoo mrutal vigour in maturity of age ; in the cence and elegance.

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that in the University, as well as in the to resist, and whose wisdom it beboves us Coudtry, his society was universally court- not at all to dispute, has ordained it other.. ed. His death appears to have been as wise, and (wbatever our querulous weakeasy as it was sudden. . On retiring to ness might suggest) far better *.” To rest the night before, he directed his ser. that disposition his friends bow, in sad, vant to call him at seren in the morning. but submissive resignation : and as among He then expressed his determination not those who enjoyed Mr. Wyon's friendship, to rise till eight--at eight he again disa few were favoured with more of it than the missed the servant for ten minutes; and individual who now addresses the Society, he on the mau's return was found either quite feels himself enabled to comply with their dead, or just expiring.

wishes, in submitting to them a brief me. A subscription has been entered into moir of his professional labours; and, as it amoupting to several hundred pounds, for exhibits the gratifying spectacle of worth the purpose of erecting a Monument to a rising to eminence through its own exPastor so sincerely beloved and lamented *. ertions, while he has a melancholy plea

sure in payiug this last tribute of regard Memoir of the late Thomas Wron, Jun. Esg. may not be without its use, in exciting bo

to his departed friend, he trusts that it Chief Engraver of His Mujesty's Mint.

nourable emulation and confidence among [Read before the Cork Scientific Society.] those who, in the shade of private life, laud.

The study of Coins and Medals being a ably aspire at distinction through merit, favourite pursuit of several of the Mem- but who are deterred by the difficulties bers and Visitors of the Cork Scientific So. with which their progress appears to be ciety, the attention of the Society at their impeded and prevented. meetings has been frequently called to these Mr. T. Wyon was born at Birmingham subjects by others, as well as myself, in the in the year 1792, and was eldest son course of wbich we have had many occa- of Thomas Wyon, esq. Chief Engraver of sions to dwell on the splendid and ex- His Majesty's seals; but I believe he repanding abilities of Mr. Wyon, of His Ma- ceived his education in London, his fajesty's Mint. It was our proud and firm mily having removed from Birmingham hope, that, if life and health were vouch- while he was a child. He appears at an safed to this distinguished Artist, we shonid early age to have attracted the notice of see the Numismatic Art raised from the the late N. Marchant, esq. the celebrated degradation to which, during the last cen- Engraver of Gems, who took great pleatury, it had been gradually sinking through sure in guiding and watching over the pro. want of encouragement and patronage, to a gress of his studies; and to Mr. Marchant's height far beyond what it had ever risen to profound knowledge and enthusiastic adin England; and we flattered ourselves that miration of the Antique, his young friend there was a rational expectation, that the was probably indebted in some measure Hamerini of Italy, and even Hedlinger of for the correct and classical taste which Sweden, might be excelled by an English. was subsequently evidenced in bis works. mav: for in what branch of ihe Arts have It is not in my power to state the progress Englishmen ever been deficient, when a of Mr. Wyón's studies. From his father, fair prospect of remuneration has war- to whom he was boud apprentice, he of ranted them to devote their abilities to it? course received his first lessons of engrav

The want of Patronage has alone in our ing on steel; and as a student at the Royal opinion depressed the Medallic art in these Academy, Somerset House, he obtained countries. Cromwell and Anne were its two honorary silver medals; one for the patrons; and their patronage produced a best model from the Antique, and one for Simon and a Croker, whose works have a model from Life. And in 1809, at the immortalized their memories. It is need. age of 16, he commenced his career as an Jess, we trust, to say that in every thing Artist, by engraving a medal, given by a in which the welfare and the honour of the Society of Young Ladies, to Lieut. Pearce, Empire is concerned, our wishes must al. R. N. for saving a seaman's life. ways continue the same; but to him, In 1810, Mr. Wyon's next essay was as through whose laborious exertions, taste, a candidate for the Premium annually of and abilities, we had hoped to see the Nu. fered by the Society for the Encourage. mismatic reputation purchased for Eng. ment of the Arts and Sciences at the Adel. land, we are no longer permitted to look phi for medal engraving : he engraved an up with either hope or expectation.

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ideal head of Isis, the patroness of the Disposer whose power we are little able Arts, which the Society rewarded by ad

judging for it their gold medal, Class 127, * It will give many of the Doctor's and at the same time purchased the Die, friends pleasure to hear that there will and appropriated it as a Prize Medal, very soon be published a Portrait of him, This head possesses much dignity; the to be engraved by Mr. Fry, from a por- expression of the countenance is rather trait painted only a few days before his death by Mr. Edward Westoby.

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