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d'affaires de mon père.- Deux Vases, restés dans l'Hôtel.Deux Girandoles ; restées dans l'Hotel.-Deux Girandoles, idem.–Neptune au Milieu d'un Rocher; resté dans le Jardin de l'Hôtel.—Un Casque; en recherche.-Un Mascaron D'Eole qui soutenait le Mercure, en bronzé, qui a été volé dans le jardin de mon père ; au Muséum.
FIGURES ET GROUPES, EN MARBRES BLANCS ET DE
Lucius Verus, statue colossale antique ; au Muséum, salle des fleuves.-Auguste Empereur, grande statue moderne ; Vestibule du Luxembourg.-Minerve, petite statue de 4 pieds en albatre Oriental antique ; en recherche.-L'Amour et Psyché, groupe moderne, fait à Rome par Belaitre, et son piédestal; Galerie des tableaux du Luxembourg. — Athalante et Hyppomène, group en marbre; Jardin de St. Cloud.–Apollon et Marcias, groupe moderne en piédestal; Magasins du Luxembourg.Castor et Pollux, groupe moderne ; Jardin des Tuileries.Bacchus et un Faune, groupe moderne; Jardin des Tuileries.Arethuse et un autre groupe moderne.-Phèdre et Hyppolite, groupe -Néron grande statue antique ; au Muséum.-Un Centaure sur son piédestal ; Jardin de St. Cloud.—Deux Petites Figures Antiques, l'une au musée, l'autre dans les Magasins du Musée.-L'Amitié, statue (sous le No. 107); Galerie des Tableaux du Luxembourg.-Antinöus petite statue antique ; au Muséum. - Apollon (petite statue) tenant la lyre, antique ; Magasin du Musée.—Vénus Anadiomède antique ; Jardin du Luxembourg.-Bacchus statue antique ; en recherche.-Cérés, statue moderne ; Jardin du Luxembourg. Achille, statue antique ; au Musée.-Cérès une statue antique ; Jardin du Luxembourg.-Coriolan, statue moderne ; idem.-Antinöus, statue moderne.-Céres, statue moyenne antique; au Musée.–Venus Victrix, statue moyenne antique ; idem.-Apollon, petite statue antique ; idem.-Vénus de Médicis, copie.-Appoline.-Vénus Callipige. - Le Gladiateur Blessé ; Jardin de St. Cloud. Hercule Farnèse, petite statue.- Deux Prêtesses.-Deux Figures Modernes, une Bacchante et un Faune; Appartemens des Tuileries.-Deux Autres Figures Modernes, Bacchus et Flore; en recherche.-Médaillon D'Antinous; resté dans l'Hôtel. Deux Lions, modernes ; à l'entrée des Tuileries dans le Jardin. -Deux Sphinx, vendus.
84 Bustes de Marbre Blanc sur leurs Gaines, Groupes et Figures au Magasin de Louvre Magasin de Musée — aux Tuileries restés dans l'Hotel.
VASES, COLONNES, ET PIEDESTAUX EN MARBRE. 37 Vases Magasin de Luxembourg-au Musée aux Tuileries -restés dans l'Hôtel.
“Un Grand Vase, form de Médicis, avec un bas-relief, représent le sacrifice du Minotaure, sur un fut de colonne Torse, le tout antique en marbre de Paros ou Pantélique ; au Musée, vestibule au bas de l'escalier.
“Il se trouve aussi dans le Musée trente-six fûts de colonnes cannelés en marbre blanc veiné qui peuvent valoir 200f. piece.
“Quarante-deux gaînes plaquées en marbre de différentes couleurs qui peuvent valoir 150f. pièce.
“Il se trouve à Versailles une statue en marbre blanc dans l'atelier du marbrier venant du château, et destinée à être placée au tombeau de Madame la Comtesse D'Orsay, la mère.
“Portraits de famille à Versailles, entr'autes celui de Madame la Comtesse D'Orsay, sa mère.
“Plusieurs tableaux provenants du château D'Orsay, à Versailles.
A BRIEF NOTICE OF LORD AND LADY CANTERBURY.
The Right Honourable Charles Manners Sutton, son of the most Reverend Charles Manners Sutton, Lord Archbishop of Canterbury, was born in 1780. Being destined for the profession of the law, he was placed at an early age at Eton, where he passed some years, and completed his education at
Trinity College, Cambridge, and having taken the degree of Bachelor of Arts in 1802, he entered as a student at Lincoln's Inn, and was called to the bar in 1805. For some years he practised in the Court of King's Bench. He entered Parliament in 1807, for the borough of Scarborough, which he represented till 1832, when he was returned for the university of Cambridge. He was appointed Judge Advocate in 1809. In 1817, he was chosen Speaker of the House of Commons, on the retirement of Mr. Abbott. A perfect knowledge of the forms of the House, admirable capacity for business, fairness in the discharge of his duties acknowledged by all parties, a noble, prepossessing, and commanding appearance, a fine clear, sonorous voice, an air of hilarity, and appearance of bonhommie, and excellent temper, were the distinguishing characteristics of the new speaker; and with these advantages, and the possession of the respect and regard of all parties in the House, though chosen by a Tory parliament on two successive occasions, he was proposed by a Whig administration for the speakership. In November 2, 1830, on the meeting of the new parliament, the Duke of Wellington being Prime Minister, the Right Hon. Mr. Manners Sutton was again chosen speaker of the House of Commons. The celebrated Reform ministry, Lord Grey being first Lord of the Treasury, was installed in office the 22nd of the same month.
Mr. Sutton occupied his office from 1817 till 1835, when Mr. Abercromby was chosen by a majority of ten.
A little later, he was called to the upper House, and shortly after appointed to the office of High Commissioner for adjusting the claims of Canada, but resigned the office without entering on its duties.
In 1811, Lord Canterbury married a daughter of John Dennison, Esq., of Ossington, Nottinghamshire (who died in 1815), by whom he had issue :
1. Charles John, the present Viscount, born in 1812.
2. John Henry Thomas (formerly Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department), born in 1814.
3. Charlotte Matilda (who married Richard Sanderson, Esq., M.P., in 1833).
His Lordship married secondly, the 6th of December, 1828, Ellen, daughter of Edmond Power, and widow of John Home Purves, Esq., of Purves Hall, N. B., and by her had issue:-
1. Frances Diana, born in 1829.
His Lordship was seized with apoplexy, while travelling on the Great Western Railway, and conveyed to Paddington in a state of insensibility. He was removed to the house of his younger son, in Southwick Crescent, where, having lingered in the same unconscious condition for three days, he died, in his sixty-sixth year, in July, 1845. His remains were interred at Addington, with those of his father, the late archbishop.
Probate of the will of the late Viscount Canterbury was granted to his second son, the Hon. H. T. Manners Sutton, one of the executors, on the 16th February, 1846. His Lordship directed at the death of the Viscountess (who survived him only four months), the sum of £20,000, the dividends of which constituted her jointure, should be divided in four parts ; his eldest daughter taking first therefrom £1000, appropriating to his two sons one-fourth part each, and the remainder to his youngest daughter. He directed also the sum of £75,000, settled on him for life on his first marriage, should be equally divided amongst his two sons and eldest daughter, the issue of that marriage.
All other property not specially disposed of, to be divided into four parts between the Viscountess, the two sons, and youngest daughter. Of Lady Canterbury, a few words remain to be id.
Ellen, the third daughter of Edmond Power, of Curragheen, and younger sister of Lady Blessington, was born at Knockbrit, in the county of Tipperary, in 1791.
She was one year, at least, younger than her sister Marguerite ; and, in early life, surpassed the latter in beauty and gracefulness, though not in intellectual powers. Miss Elen Power grew up to womanhood, surrounded by the same unhappy influences and unfavourable circumstances in her father's house as her sister had to contend with.
In 1804, Mr. Edmond Power having been prosecuted by Mr. Bagwell, of Kilmore, for a libel published in the “ Clonmel Gazette,” written by Solomon Watson, a Quaker merchant of Clonmel, in favour of the views and interests of Lord Donoughmore, a verdict was given against Power for £400 damages. This occurrence brought the embarrassed affairs of Power to the verge of ruin.
Mr. Power's house had long been the resort of the young squirearchy of the vicinity, the professional people of Clonmel, who were the adherents of the Hutchinson family and that of Lord Llandaff, and of the military officers stationed in the town.
Miss Ellen Power's personal attractions had rendered her at a very early age an object of general admiration. She was in the habit of accompanying her sisters to balls and parties in the town of Clonmel and its vicinity, and to a sort of subscription soirées, which were given at particular seasons in the town of Tipperary, and were called “ Coteries." There are persons living who remember meeting the beautiful Miss Powers at those parties, and recall the pleasure they experienced in dancing with them.
A Mr. Scully has a vivid and pleasing recollection of the
Coteries,” and his fair partners from Clonmel. Miss Margaret Power was an admirable dancer—the excellence of her taste and dress, and the elegance of her costume, were never equalled at the “ Coteries,
Coteries,” even by her sister. But Miss