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Haverstock Hill, wbich was known as “Steele's St. James in his grotto of oyster shells, I am led Cottage,” was only pulled down in 1867. But to conjecture that in the case of Tommy there may Mr. Wheatley, in his edition of Canningham's be some recondite story at present unknown to me. “ Handbook of London,' says that Sir Charles Perhaps a lover of folk-lore may be able to reveal Sedley died, Aug. 20, 1701, at his house in Blooms- its esoteric truth and assure me that my pennies bury Square. The nationality of Sir Charles bave been spent in the encouragement of a worthy Sedley forbids bis dying in two places at once. I object.

A. E. P. R. DOWLING. have noticed a slight error in Mr. Wheatley's 4, Hare Court, Inner Temple. • Handbook.' Under Elmtree Road, he says that Thomas Hood died at No. 17. Hood lived at that house, and wrote ‘The Song of the Shirt'there,

Beplies. but there is no doubt that he died at Devonshire Lodge, in the Finchley Road, which has, I believe,

HENCHMAN. been since pulled down. Errors in such a work as (766 S. ii. 246, 298, 336, 469; iii. 31, 150, 211, the 'Handbook of London' are perhaps unavoid

310, 482; gib S. iii. 194.) able.

W. F. PRIDEAUX.

If PROF. SKEAT had taken the trouble to refer to Lost OR SUSPENDED MEMORY.— In the journals my two potes (76. S. ii. 469; iii. 310), he would have of that most charming of Quakeress Caroline Fox, found that I derived henchman from abbreviations under date Sept. 12, 1836, Prof. Wheatstone is of Heidrich (Henry), and not from Hans. I did said to have mentioned

mention Hans, it is true, but only in a note. Now, “one extraordinary trance case of a man wbo was

however, I am inclined to believe that Hans has chopping down trees in a wood, and laid down and slept more to do with the matter than I then thought. much longer than usual ; when he awoke life was a At all events, in the ‘Berlin Directory' for 1885 blank; ho was not in a state of idiotcy, but all his I find Hansmann (many times), Hansemann (4 acquired knowledge was obliterated, He learned to times), Hannsmann (1), Hansch (3), Hansche read again quickly, but all that had passed previously to (3), Hanschmann (2), Hänsch (many times), his trance was entirely swept

away from his memory. Häntzsch (1), Henschmann (3), Hentzelmann (1), awaking, his first act was to go to the tree which he had Heinzelmann (4). Now all these names seem to been felling on the former occasion to look for his be connected either with Hans or with abbreviahatchet; the medium life was now forgotten, and the tions of Heinrich, or to be made up out of both. former returned in its distinct reality. This is well To this last category belongs Henschmann, which authenticated." Can verifications of this wonderful story be German fashion.

is nothing more nor less than henchman spelt in

For Pott looks upon Hensch given ; the dates of the occurrences, the name (=Bäosch=Häntzsch) as coming from Heinrich and habitation of the wood-chopper, &c. ? Probably with, perhaps, a "Beimengung von Hans" (p. 127). in technical medical works there are similar in- Hapsch and Hanschmann he would probably constances with exact data, but for the general reader nect with a more por legs Sclavonic form of Hans one such case, with the necessary setting of facts, (p. 119). Heins(s)mann, too, which is like some must be of great interest. JAMES HOOPER.

of the Eng. forms of henchman, viz., Heyncemann Norwich.

('Pr. Parv.') and heinsman (Minsbeu, Blount, and EARLDOM OF STRATHERN.-In Brayley and Bailey) is also connected by Pott with Heinrich Britton's History of Westminster,' a contract of (pp. 127, 136, 158, 159), though he does not seem marriage is mentioned between Robert de Toni quite so certain about it as others are. and Matilda, daughter of Malise, Earl of Strathern, from the Germ. Hengstmann, to which he still

With regard to PROF. SKEAT's own derivation in 1293. I cannot find this marriage elsewhere. Is anything known of it or of the parties ?

to adhere (although I thought I had C. F. S. WARREN, M.A.

knocked it on the bead by showing that HengstLongford, Coventry,

mann cannot be found earlier than 1731, and then

only in a special sense, whilst henchman dates "TOMMY AT TUB's Grave.”—Can any one back to 1415), 1 cápnot see that he bas furthered explain to me the meaning of this title, given by it by bis recent quotations. These tend to show the children about Lincoln's Ion Fields to a small that henchman was at one time used of“ a page of garden they arrange upon the pavement in April ? honour" of more or less gentle birth, and I have Three adjoiniog squares are outlined in grass, with no wish to dispute the fact. But this meaning a cross in one, anchor in the second, and a heart is at least as far removed from Prof. SKEAT'S in the third, emblems of the theological virtues, definition of Hengstmann as a horse-boy or and all the explanation I can extract from the groom," as the "male servant" or "superior sort little folk, as they plead with the passer-by for a of body-servant," which I claimed for my etymobackshish, is the above. Since it is the same logies. The only point in which PROF. SKEAT youthful blackmailers who preserve the custom of can claim to be a little nearer the mark than I am

seems

is in showing that the henchman often rode on

shirts for the master, at 18d. Making and receing horseback. Bat a page often rode on horseback with draught work of the same, at 8d. Thirty pairs

hosen at 48.; ten pairs of scarlet bosen at 8s. To Coralso, and yet there is nothing in the word itself to nelis Johnson, for twenty pairs of double-soled shoes at indicate this. A knight was constantly on horse- 12d.; 40 pairs of pynsons at 4d. Eighteen caps for nine back ; but where is the horse in the word itself ? henxmen at 2s.6d.; 18 bats at 2s. Two caps for the And the question is, Had a henchman, on his m at 3s. 4d. Five yards of sarsenet for ten batbands at first introduction in 1415, anything to do with 4s. 8d: ; 20 laces of silk at 20.; 20 girdles at 8d.; poyats horses ? I trow not. At áll events, he is defined of elk ribbon at 8d.; points of lether, id.” (2-3 Hen

VIII., 52/2, A.) in 'Prompt. Parv.' (about 1440) as a gerolocista,

HERYENTRUDE. and if this is the same as Diefenbach's gerulasista (with which he compares bis gerulus), I cannot MISTAKE: MISTAKEN (8th S. ii. 404; üi. 19) make out that the word meant more than Cot. -I was too hasty in accepting, Dr. Hodgson's grave's “load-carryiog drudge” (see s. v. Sommier). opinion as to the use of these words. The follow

With regard to the form hencman, which Prof. ing quotation from a long letter on the sabject, S&EAT tells us is found as early as 1415 and is the which appeared in the New York Nation of earliest, this was very quickly succeeded by Feb. 16, a copy of which has kindly been sent to heyncemann, henchemanne ('Pr. Parv.,' circa me by the writer, from whom I have asked per1440), and by hencheman (or henshman) in 'The mission to reprodace as much of it as is necessary Flower and the Leaf.' Then from 1455 to the bere, will probably be accepted as conclasive. The time of Henry VIII., in six or seven passages writer of the letter takes for his text the line, given by PROF. SKEAT, we have hensman again. “Mistaken souls, that dream of heaven"; and This jumping about from one form to another—if after reviewing and dismissing, & great many in the same parts of England—is very curious, and explanations of the phrase-mostly condemnatory would seem to indicate that the x of henscman was -by various authorities, he thus continues :used rather =s (as often in French at the end of “ In the same boat with the mistaken souls' aforewords) or as an Eng. ce than as cs or ks. Some said, for which there are seventeenth century precedente, little evidence in favour of this view I find in Ellis are in the contemplation of grammar, advanced (i. 580) where he gives the following remarks of scholars,' ' aged saints,' apostatized churches, backMr. Payne, viz. : "In the thirteenth and four- slidden sinners,' 'coalesced parties,' decayed cheese teenth centuries, x=(s) in Norman and often leases," "fallen angels, gone sinners,'' grown women,

mongers,' departed jogs,' ' escaped convicts,' 'expired perbaps in English.”. This may refer to words of practised writers, relapsed heretics,' "retired statesFrench origin only, but it shows, at any rate, a men,'' strayed sheep,'' vanished charms,''waned moon, tendency to pronounce . like s. F. CHANCE.

risen Lord,' and-in heaven above, in the earth beneath, Sydenham Hill,

and where good Presbyterians would send naughty Pro

fessor Briggsa miscellany of other persons and things May I send a few interesting notes from the far too numerous to particularize. Clamans in deserto

, Wardrobe Accounts, as a help to the study of this and

therefore unheard by the far-off world, I proclaimed subject ?

all this, substantially, one and-twenty years ago, in my

• Recent Exemplifications of False Philology,' p. 37, “1420. For nine henxmen of the King, broidering where 'mistaken eulogist,' eulogist who errs, is adduced nine gowns of scarlet with green damask silk, with

cages in the course of a discussion aiming to establish that of Cyprus silver, and worked above with besants and experienced, in experienced man 'is not based directly on bolions of silver, and with silk and other stuff......For a substantive. Curiously enough, the nicety on which I the hepxmen, gowns and doubtlets of red damask silk an dwelling was lately proposed afresh for consideration cloth for the Queen's coronation ; and of green cloth of by Mr. Thomas Adolphus Trollope, immediately after be lir, furred with marly throtes, márto' hedes, marton pec', had read my book just named, as he informed me in a and black lamb, for the Feast of St. George..... For pleasant letter of eight pages, written but five dayg William Bourghchere, Richard Vero, Thomas Beau- before his sudden and lamented death. That what I champ, John Norbury, Baptist St. John, &c., henxmen there say has a distinct bearing on that nicety must have of the Queen, robes of scarlet cloth for the coronation." escaped his notice. (8-9 Hen. V., 46/14, Q R.)

* Expired leases' affords one of the many instances “ 1435? For the henxmen, four gowns of sanguine of the adjectival use of the past participle of a verb ingrain, furred with martr skins; four hoods of black intransitive; and, if the verb mistake had been intrancloth, four pairs of hosen, 16 breches. To each of them sitive only, who would not have perceived at once that four pairs of schone, one pair of botes. Three ray gowns mistaken souls,' as here discoursed on, is precisely on furred with black lamb, three riding hoods of black all fours with it? And, as it is, who, unconfused by the cloth, three felt hate, three pairs of spurs, three thought of the transitive mistake, can help perceiving doublets." Temp. Hen. VI., undated, but about 1435, that I am mistaken,' I have fallen into error, has a since it contains provision for the Duke of Bedford's perfect analogue in the leases are expired '? Obviously, funeral. (70/2, Q.R.)

too, if, as we bave no practical transitive miscarry, we "1510. Richmond, 5 November, anno 2. Thirty.one bad no transitive mistake, the employment of “I mistake,' yards of tawny medley, for nine gowns for the hench-I err, 'I have mistaken,' I have erred, and the like, men, at_58. ed. per yard; 16 fox furs, at 10s., for the would be much more current than is now the case. same. Twenty-two yards of black velvet at 12s., for nino “No one, assuredly, could bave had any difficulty in doublets, for the same. Twenty-four ells of linen for justifying the phraseology under treatment, if he had 27 shirts for the same. Nine ells of linen for three reflected on the fact that, whereas the combination

man.

formed by huve and a past participle is dynamic, that Raimbach himself. Wilkie painted for his friend which is formed by be and such a participle is static. and patron Lord Mansfield, for thirty-five guineas, * Has expired' denotes action ; is expired,' as likewise the picture "Village Politicians '; he afterwards action. In the latter, expired is virtually, though not in borrowed it from his lordship; the plate was enscientific nomenclature, an adjective. Only in being graved and published, and, said Raimbach, "I derived from a verb does it partake of the characteristics have already paid Wilkie 800.. on account of his of a participle.

share of the profit, and the print is still selling !" “It must, by this time, be clearly evident that the Raimbach's works have not merely spread over mistaken man,' the erring man, and the man is mistaken,' in error, are to be explained, in rigid

strictness, Europe, but through the civilized world, doing as the man in the condition of having mistaken, or of honour to Great Britain, to Wilkie, and to himself, having made a mistake,' and 'the man is in the condition, by adding to the rational pleasures of civilized and so forth. Practically, however, the mistaken man,'

DANIEL HIPWELL. or the man who is mistaken,' in error, is he of whom mistaking, making a mistake, whether in the past, the

17, Hilldrop Crescent, N. present, or the future, may be predicated. Time is here indeterminate, as it is in.& running streama.'

MARTIN LISTER, M.D., F.R.S. (1638-1712), “Though mistake, intransitive, has so early authority NATURALIST (8th S. iii. 286, 337).

It is probable as that of Robert Mannyog, about 1330, the transitive that Susanna Knowler was not Dr. Martin Lister's mistake, as I learn from Dr. Murray, of the 'Now Eng. only child. There is an epitaph in the eastern lish Dictionary," has not been observed to have come up cloister of Westminster Abbey which is supposed till some fifty years later. On the transitive use of the to commemorate a larger fatherhood. Dean verb, on the substantive mistake, the participial adjective mistaking, the adverbs mistakingly and mistakenly, &c., Stanley thus writes in his Historical Memorials' there is no occasion that I should touch.

of the church :“Mistaken souls,' indeed, and mistaken from pecu- “ It is touching to observe how many are commemoliarity in their gift of apprehension, must be those who, rated from their extreme youth......The sigh over the after patiently pondering what has been set forth above, premature loss is petrified into stone and affects the more refuse to accept the proffered rationale of the phrase by deeply from the great events amidst which it is enshrined. which they are to be designated.”

Jane Lister, dear child, died October 7, 1688.' 'Her The letter is signed F. H., and the writer will brother Michael had already died in 1676, and been easily be recognized by all readers of 'N. & Q.'

buried at Helen's Church, York.'”—P. 302. C. C. B.

A foot-note runs:TRURO STANNARY COURT (8th S. iii. 329). —

“This seems to show that her father must have been

Dr. Lister, author of a “Journey to Paris' and other The Secretary of this Court is Mr. R. M. Paul, works on natural history, who came from York to M.A., solicitor, of Truro. He, if he can, will London in 1683. He is buried at Clapham, with his doubtless tell Mr. Martin all he wants to know, first wife, who is there described as his dear wife.' C. F. S. WARREN, M. A.

There is no Register in St. Helen's at York between Longford, Coventry.

1649 and 1690."

A life of Sir Martin Lister was written by the ABRAHAM RAIMBACH (1776-1843), ENGRAVER lato Robert Davies, F.S.A., and printed for the (86 S. iii. 126, 294). — Raimbach rose to distinction Yorkshire Archæological and Topographical at the beginning of the present century-during Journal; but to that I am just now unable to refer. the war-when book embellishment constituted

Sr. SWITAIN. the principal employment of English engravers. The rare talent and industry be displayed com- General Robt. Hunter died in Jamaica on March 31,

HUNTER FAMILY (8th S. iii. 229).-1. Majorbined with the dignity of mental independence to 1734. Presumably he was baried there, though distinguish him above his professional contem. Latin epitaph, written by the Rev. Mr. Fleming poraries. Subsequently, when peace was restored, for him, does not appear among those still extant he engraved and published a series of large prints in Jamaica collected by Major Laurence Archer from pictures by Wilkie. In these works the l("Dict. of Nat. Biog.,' vol. xxviii

. p. 300): painter and edgraver were joint proprietors ; and, while the result helped to enrich Wilkie, it enabled

2. Major Banks Hunter left no issue (* Dict. of Raimbach to bequeath to his family the comfort of

Nat. Biog.,' vol. xxviii. p. 290). pecuniary independence. The conditions of this

3. In Paterson's 'Hist. of Ayrshire' (vol. ii. partnership were, that Wilkie, in return for each p. 146), Mrs. Hunter of Kirkland's death is

recorded on March 24, 1825, leaving two sons, of his paintings that he borrowed from their respective proprietors for Raimbach to engrave, Marion. The marriage of the younger daughter

George and Robert, and two daughters, Jean and became entitled to one half share of the produce of the sale of the print engraved from it, after Raim to Mr. Wodrop of Dalmarnock is alone mentioned.

R. W. COCHRANE PATRICK. bach bad deducted the price agreed on as being the value of the plate and all the expenses of

Woodside, Beith, Ayrabire. publication. The following anecdote of the first SIR John Pooly (8th S. iii. 328). --According of this series of important works was related by to Metcalfe's "Book of Knights' there were two

Sir John Pooleys knighted in Dublin in the year incursions of the savages. He was enriched by 1599—the one on July 12, the other " at Sir marriage ; and although not a member, he was Robert Gardiner's house" on Sept. 24. One of elected Secretary of the First Continental Congress, these doubtless would be Sir John Poley of Colum- and continued in that office throughout the subbine Hall, Suffolk, second son and heir of Edmond sequent sittings, from 1774 to 1788, and was also Poley by his wife Jane Grove, which Edmond was chosen for the same position in the first United the third son of Edmond Poley of Badley and his States House of Representatives. The copies of wife Mirabell Garneys. In the Visitation of the Declaration of Independence, transmitted, Suffolk,' 1612, Sir John Poley, of Columbine July 5, 1776, to the colonial assemblies, were Hall, is stated to have married Ursula, daughter authenticated as by order of Congress by the and coheir of Sir John Gilbert, of Great Fin- signatures of Hancock, president, and Charles borough, Suffolk, and have issue then one son, Thomson, secretary. He died in 1824. Henry. The other knight of the name would seem

M. C. L. to be Sir John Poley, of Wormegay, whose father, New York, Thomas, was fourth son of John Poley, of Boxted, who died in 1580 (vide Burke's 'Landed Gentry').

“PROFUSE LACHRYMATORY” (8th S. iii. 127).

W. D. Pink. Consult the list of Rich’s pamphlets contributed HYDE PARK IN_1824 (8th S. iii. 325). — In the by Mr. Peter Cunningham to vol. xi. of the Percy

Society's publications. passage cited by F. J. F. mention is made of

EDWARD H. MARSHALL, M.A. “privates in the Guards......with their rusty mustaches." Gronow, who belonged to the 3rd Guards,

LADY OF THE BEDCHAMBER (8th S. iii. 247, appears in his portrait, which must have been done 355).-I am much obliged to HERMENTRUDE, about this time, with an elegantly pencilled little whose answer is what I expected it would be. I moustache. But did the privates of the Guards' believe it to be right. I would further ask if regiments wear moustaches ? Presumably the there is any sure distinction between the “domiwarriors to whom the Rev. N. S. Wheaton refers cella” and the “domicella cameræ.” Surely, were troopers of the Life Guards or the Blues. a "domicella camera” must have been a married One wonders, though, why "rustiness" struck woman, even if a mere “ domicella” was, occahim as the characteristic of the “growth that siopally, not so. fringed their lips.” It was no new growth. These

I cannot find that there is the slightest reason distinguished regiments bad worn moustaches since for pretending that Philippa Chaucer's maiden Capt. Crawley's time. W. F. WALLER. name was Chaucer. It was a mere assumption,

made to bolster up an improbable theory; and I FIRST SECRETARY OF CONTINENTAL CONGRESS, think we are bound to abandon it. &c. (8th S. iii. 180).--Among the identifications The lives of Chaucer by Singer and Chalmers sought are the following:

probably owe somewhat to Godwin's 'Life of "The Duchess," as a writer of popular novels, is Chaucer,' the second edition of which is dated anderstood to be Mrs. Margaret Hungerford, an 1804. It is, in all probability, the most imaginaEnglish or Irish woman, I believe, but I cannot tive and worthless biography ever produced in give her nearer address.

English ; if any one can mention one that is more “Gail Hamilton " (not" Gaol”) is the pen-name 80, I shall be much surprised. There is no proof used in various trenchant articles appearing in at all that Chaucer was married in 1360, nor that magazines and reviews, by Miss Abigail Dodge, a he was then thirty-two years old. One thing is cousin of the late Secretary of State, James G. certain, viz., that his father, John Chaucer, was Blaine, and a member of his immediate family for still unmarried — “unkore dismario" - in 1328 many years. In accordance with Mr. Blaine's ("Life-Records of Chaucer,' Chaucer Soc., p. 127, intention, and by Mrs. Blaine's wish, Miss Dodge where "unkore" is misprinted "nulson "). will prepare the authorized memoir of the lamented Philippa's maiden name remains unknown. statesman.

The guess that she was a "Rouet” is wholly “The First Secretary of the Continental Congress" founded on the assumption that Thomas Chaucer was Charles Thomson, Irish by birth, but from was the son of Geoffrey. This is quite possible, early boyhood resident in or near Philadelphia, but has never been proved. I know of no more Penn. By religion he was a Friend, or Quaker, and astonishing fact than this in the whole of our was master of the Friends' Academy in Phila. literary ory Here are two men, Geoffrey and delphia, where he was the intimate friend of Thomas Chaucer, both of high distinction, whose Franklin. Like many of the Pennsylvania Quakers relationship to each other is nover mentioned in of that day, his love of peace lod him to sympathize any authentic contemporary document. All the with the Indians, and at one time he filled the positive evidence is limited to the fact that Thomas unique position of secretary to a chief of the Dela. may have used Geoffrey's seal; and even here wares, during a conference aiming to restrain the there is a doubt about the true reading of the

seal. And, somewhat later, Thomas Gascoigne the instance of Hugh Rose of Kilravock, "are and asserts positively that Thomas was Geoffroy's son. successouro til vmquile Huchoun Ross of Kil

If any one can point out any document or rawok, bis foregrantsire," as to his tenure of the authoritative statement, earlier than 1400, in which lands of the two Cantrays and the half of the lands the relationship of Thomas to Geoffrey is either of “Vchtervrquboil," after the form and tenor of asserted or denied, he will solve a great many the charter and infeftment made by the said Sir doubtful points in Chaucerian biography. Every Robert Chisholm, "his predecessour," to the said one has hitherto failed in this. I have done my Hugb, his great-grandfather, and his heirs (June 10, small endeavour in this direction, and have failed 23 Jac. I.). The second summons is served upon utterly.

Christian Sutherland, spouse to the late William No one knows but those who have verified the Oliphant, of Berrydale, as are and successoure til references how hopelessly bad and how entirely vmqubile Sir Robert Chesholme of Querelwood, worthless are the statements made in every life of knycht" (June 10, 23 Jac. I.). The final pleading, Chaucer previous to that written by Sir H. Nicolas. dated April 20, 1512, sets forth that Muriel of In that work, for the first time, true statements Chisholm, daughter and heir to the late John of appear.

WALTER W. SKEAT. Chisholm, of all his lands of Chisholm, and the EDITORS (845 S. iii. 186, 276). --See also Crabbo's the two Cantrayis, and the tothir half of Ouchter

half of “Ouchterurquholl, and the ourlordschip of severe lines—too severe, I should hope—in ‘The arquholl,” was wife of Alexander Sutherland, of Newspaper,' dated 1785:

Duffus, and that their great-granddaughter, ChrisI sing of News, and all those vapid sheets

tian Sutherland, “ lady of Barodall," was « air of The rattling hawker vends through gaping streets ; Whate'er their name, whate'er the time, they ily,

lyne to folow and persew the landis of Chesbolme Damp from the press, to charm the reader's eye:

in Twidale, togiddyr with the landis of Paxstoun For soon as morning dawns with roseate bue

and vtheris landis, of the quhilk scho is very heir The Herald of the morn arises too;

to." From this it is clear that Joneta Chisholm was Post after Post succeeds, and all day long

not an heiress, but that the representation of the Gazettes and Ledgers swarm, a noisy throng. When evening comes, she comes with all her train

family passed to her brother, Jobn Chisholm, and Of Ledgers, Chronicles, and Posts again,

by him was transmitted to Muriel Chisholm, the Like bats, appearing when the sun goes down

wife of Sutherland of Duffas. From the SutherFrom holes obscure and corners of the town.

lands the representation of the family appears to Of all these triflors, all like ese, I write.

have passed to the Oliphants; but who is now the LI, 49-61.

heir of line of Sir Robert Lauder, Governor of Further on Crabbe calls them "a base bat con- the Castle of Urquhart, I am unable to say. stant breed.” Cowper, in 'The Task' (bk. iv.,

A. CALDER. 1. 50 et seqq.), which was almost exactly contemporary with Crabbe's poem, speaks much more “THE REPUBLIC OF LETTERS " (8th S. iii. 247). kindly of the "folio of four pages, happy work!" -This reference can certainly be carried back It is curious that both Crabbe and Cowper men- earlier than Archbishop King or Montesquien's tion Katterfelto à propos of newspaper advertise- Lettres Persanes.' I have before me an odd pents ; so Katterfelto, empiric or otherwise, has volume called Nouvelles de la Republique des been saved from longâ nocte" by two “vatibus Lettres, published at Amsterdam in 1687, being sacris.

JONATHAN BOUCHIER. the second half of the issue for that year of a wellRopley, Alresford.

written and interesting monthly review of books and The Roses oF KILRAVOCE (84b S. iii. 142).- bably well known to some of your readers. Heu.

topics of literary, scientific, or religious interest, proSince my last note on the subject of the descent of mann's 'Conspectus Reipublicæ Literariæ,' of which the Roses of Kilravock from the Chisholms and the third edition was published at Hanover in 1733, Lauders was written I have further examined into has a dedication to Johann Burchard Mencke, the question of representation of the latter two dated Göttingen, Sept. 30, 1718, which precedes families, which would appear to be involved in Archbishop King by some months, and tho

Lettres obscurity. That the Roses did not, however, Persanes' by some years.

B. W. S. acquire more than a small estate by the marriage of Hugh Rose of Kilravock with Joneta, daughter This phrase occurs more than once in the Specof Sir Robert Chisholm, is evident from two sum.tator. See No. 529, dated Nov. 6, 1712, where monses and a subsequent pleading which are the phrase "Commonwealth of Letters” is also used. printed by Mr. Cosmo Innes (Gen. Deduct. Fam. This number is written by Addison, and is a few Rose of Kilr.,' p. 181), in the first of which yoars earlier in date than the letter of Archbishop William Sutherland of Duffus and Quarelwood King referred to by Prof. Gardiner. GIGADIBS. is cited as “are and successour til vmqubile schir Robert Chesholme of Quarelwood knych," to TELEPHONIC (8th S. ii. 488 ; iii. 77, 174).- AD appear before the King in Council, to answer, at LIBRAM asks why we tarn so hastily to Greek or

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