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TOMB OF Ugo Foscolo.- In the churchyard of “ La Tradition de l'Église, &c., fut le premier écrit de Chiswick is the grave of Ugo Foscolo, who died MM. de Port-Royal concernant le principal article de la in the year 1827, aged fifty. The original tomb rapport indirect. L'édification des fidèles en étoit le but has been recently removed (1861), and a new one of polished granite, within a handsome iron rail principal, Jl formoit la plus grande partie de l'Office du

S. Sacrement, publié en 1659, en 2 vols. in-8°. Cette ing, has been substituted for it. On either side Office ne renfermoit d'abord, avec les Prières ordinaires, are the armorial bearings of the deceased, namely, que les Leçons qui se récitent le jour de la Fête et pen

dant l'Octave. On jugea à propos d'y en ajouter pour Gules, a fess argent; crest, a crown; motto,

tous les Jeudis de l'année : six pour chaque Jeudi. Ces “Accingar zonâ fortitudinis.”

Leçons, au nombre de 312, forment la Tradition de l'Eglise Some of your correspondents may perhaps be touchant l'Eucharistie. Ce ne sont que des extraits des able to furnish a short notice of this eminent meilleurs ouvrages des Pères de l'Eglise sur cette matière. Italian patriot.

J. H. JAMES. La petite Perpétuité de la Foi étoit destinée, dans son

origine, à servir de Préface à cet ouvrage; mais elle fut [Some extended biographical notices of Ugo Foscolo supprimée, parcequ'on jugea plus convenable de ne rien will be found in The Annual Biography and Obituary, xii. mêler qui sentît la controverse dans un écrit où l'on ne se 333–346; the Gent. Mag. for Dec. 1827, p. 566; the New proposoit que d'éclairer et de nourrir la piété des fidèles Monthly Magazine, xxxiv. 153–168; and in Gortons pour ce saint mystère. La courte Préface qu'on y subBiog. Dict., Supplement. For separate Memoirs of this

stitua ne fut consacrée qu'à rendre compte du dessein accomplished scholar, see our 3rd S. ii. 150.]

qu'on avoit eu en composant cet office du S. Sacrement, W. WILBERFORCE.—Where can I find Wilber- et à presenter l'esquisse de l'argument développé dans le force's speech on the bringing forward the Bill for livre De la Perpétuité de la Foi. M. Dupin et M. Besoigne

attribuent cette Préface à M. Arnauld, aussi bien que la the abolition of the slave trade? A. J. Trix.

direction de tout l'Office du S. Sacrement. Mais la tra[The speech of Mr. Wilberforce, May 12, 1789, on a duction des passages des Pères, dont les Leçons de cet motion for the Abolition of the Slave Trade, is printed in Office sont composées, est donnée à M. le Maître et au Duc the Parliamentary History, xxviii. 41–67, and reprinted, de Luynes qui avoit un très beau génie pour la traduction. with other speeches, as a pamphlet, by Stockdale, 8vo, M. Arnauld et les autres Théologiens compagnons de sa 1789.]

retraite, se contentèrent de la revoir et de la corriger. . . S. GERMANUS. - What is the correct reference, Auteurs Ecclesiastiques, dont on a tiré les Leçons contenues

La Table Historique et Chronologique des SS. Pères et des in the Acta Sanctorum, to the life of this saint by en l'Office du S. Sacrement fut imprimée à la suite de ces Constantius ?

C. mêmes Leçons, auxquelles on avoit donné le titre parti(Vide Acta Sanctorum, July 31, Mensis Julius, vol. vii. les opinions varient au sujet de l'auteur de cette Table,

culier de Tradition de l'Eglise sur l’Eucharistie. Quoique p. 191, &c.]

nous n'hésitons pas à la donner à M. Arnauld. Ceux qui l'attribuent à M. le Maître ont sans doute confondu la

traduction des extraits des SS. Pères avec la Table chroReplies.

nologique, et n'ont peut-être pas fait attention qu'il étoit

mort en 1658, plus d'un an avant l'impression de l'Office ARCHBISHOP LEIGHTON'S LIBRARY. du S. Sacrement, auquel la Table est postérieure. A (3rd S. iv. 63.)

l'égard de M. de Sacy, et de M. le Duc de Luynes, que

d'autres en font Auteurs, il n'est pas vraisemblable qu'ils EIRIONNACH calls The Puritan turned Jesuit aient composé un écrit de cette érudition.

Nous nous Dr. John Owen's treatise, as if it was a well- en tenons donc au jugement de ceux qui l'attribuent à known acknowledged work of his. It is true

M. Arnauld, d'autant mieux que le style et le caractère

de cet écrit lui conviennent parfaitement.” Dr. Watt sets it down as his, but no mention is made of it by Dr. Andrew Thomson, nor by the which the above extract is taken were l'Abbé de

The editors of the Works of Arnanld from author of his Lite in the Biographia Britannica, nor by Wood in his Athene. I should be glad to Bellegarde, and l'Abbé de Hautefage. know why EIRIONNACH so unhesitatingly fathers

Pierre Thomas du Fossé was born at Rouen in it upon Owen, who is not likely, primâ facie, to 1634, and was the son of Gentienne Thomas, have published a work with such a title.

maître des comptes en la chambre de Normandie, The name of Minus Celsus Senensis is not fic- He was educated at the monastery of Port-Royal, titious. He was a learned Italian, a native of to which he was admitted at nine years of age, Siena, who lived in the early part of the sixteenth and continued all his life a devoted adherent of century. He embraced Protestantism, retired the doctrines maintained in that establishment. into the Grisons, and finally settled at Bâle, where “ Le Maître de Sacy, frère d'Antoine," (I quote from he became a corrector of the press. Andrew the Biographie Universelle), “ lui proposa de travailler Dudith wrote a letter on the same subject, which, seulement Du Fossé avait recueilli les matériaux de cette with that of Beza on the opposite side, is appended Vie, donnée par M. de Sacy, et l'avait traduite de l'espato the treatise of Minus Celsus.

gnol; il avait encore eu part à sa composition, en sorte In reference to EIRIONNACH's query respecting qu'on peut la lui attribuer, à plus juste titre peut-être Antoine Arnauld, I give the following extract qu'à M. de Sacy." from the Preface to the 12th vol. of his Euvres, He also wrote a life of Thomas à Becket and Paris et Lausanne, 1775–82. 4o, 50 vols.: other biographical works, and had a considerable

share in De Sacy's edition of the Bible. He died reptiles of any kind ; and the preferable concluNovember 4th, 1698, a few months after he had sion seems to be, that his having driven out the completed the composition of his Memoirs, which “old serpent” by his preaching and labours, was were published at Utrecht in 1739. Αλιεύς. in course of time taken in a literal sense. It is Dublin.

well known to archæologists, that to other saints is attributed the expulsion of serpents, merely

from their spiritual triumphs, or the success of ST. PATRICK, AND VENOMOUS CREATURES IN their apostolic labours. I may instance SS. GuthIRELAND.

lake, Didymus, Hilary of Arles, Hilary of Poic(3rd S. iv. 82.)

tiers, and Pirminius. The legend of St. George This subject has been so fully discussed in

and the Dragon is traced to a similar origin; and

the tradition of the preservation of Malta from “N. & Q.," 1s S., that the question may well be considered to be set at rest. Canon Dalton has, account of what befel St. Paul in that island. A

venomous reptiles arose very naturally from the however, two queries on the subject; first, as to remark of EIRIONNACH, however, in his first comthe fact of no venomous reptiles existing now in munication deserves attention. The symbol, he Ireland ; and, secondly, as to the real derivation remarks, may have had a deeper meaning, if, as of the popular tradition. As to the first, he answers it himself, by assuring us that “serpents times in Ireland.

many think, serpent worship obtained in early

F. C. H. and adders" have been seen there; though all the people, he says, declare that none are venomous. By serpents I presume he means snakes, which are

LAW OF LAURISTON. harmless; but adders, or vipers, are everywhere venomous. If, then, adders are seen in Ireland,

(3rd S. iii. 486; iv. 31, 76.) venomous reptiles are certainly there.

As to

I have for some years been collecting all the frogs and toads, these are not venomous, though particulars in my power respecting the pedigree a foolish prejudice attributes venom to the latter. of the Laws of Lauriston. I have been induced I have kept several toads, and made many experi- to do this from my father, the late Sir John T. Lee, ments upon them, and my firm conviction is that being the great-grandson of Jean, the sister of they are perfectly harmless. EIRIONNACH (“N.&Q.” the celebrated John Law. 15 S. iii. 490) gives instances of an unsuccessful The pedigree, as preserved in our family, is as importation of adders into Ireland, but also men- follows: tions snakes as flourishing in the county of Down. Jean, the sister of John Law (daughter of Wm. Another correspondent, Mr. W.PINKERTON (1" S. Law and Jean Campbell), was born Sept. 12, iv. 12), maintains that though the snake is not in- 1669. She married John Hay, M.D., of Letham, digenous to Ireland, there is nothing in either the

grand-nephew of Sir John Nesbit of Dirleton ; soil or climate to prevent its naturalisation. He and related to the Hays, Marquesses of Tweedale. also mentions that the species of toad called nat- The issue of this marriage was an only daughter, ter-jack is found about Killarney. In a second

Margaret Hay; married to James M'Lellan of communication (1st S. vi. 42), EIRIONNACH con- the Kircudbright family. Their daughter, Marsiders the true origin of the introduction of frogs into Ireland to have been the importation of spawn

garet Hay M-Lellan, married Jan. 12, 1784, John

Lee, Capt. R.N., of the Lees of Darnball in Chefrom England, about the beginning of the last shire. They were married in the parish church century, by Dr. Gwythers. It seems then certain of Stoke Damarel, Devon; and I possess a certithat frogs, toads, and snakes, are found in Ireland; fied

copy

of the marriage register. but we have no evidence that adders, otherwise The issue of this marriage was an only son, Sir called vipers, are there, except from Canon Dale John T. Lee, of Lauriston Hall, Torquay; born TON's own information.

Aug. 27, 1784 ; died October 25, 1843. Also a But, secondly, as to the popular tradition that daughter, Henrietta Maria, died s.p. St. Patrick, by his benediction, exempted Ireland Sir J. T. Lee married Sophia Reed, daughter from venomous reptiles; this is satisfactorily dis- of Major William Lawler of Greenwich, and had posed of by the testimony of a writer long before issue St. Patrick's time, Julius Solinus, who writes thus 1. John Hutchinson, of Balsdon, Torquay. in his Polyhistorie, c. xxii., towards the close of 2. Melville Lauriston, of Magdalen College, the first century :

Cambridge, Rector of Bridport. “ Illic (Hibernia) nullus anguis, avis rara, gens inhos- 3. Alfred Theophilus, of Christ's College, Campita et bellicosa.”

bridge, and Rector of Ahoghill. This is quoted by C. H. in “N. & Q.," 1st S. vi. And a daughter, Henrietta Margaret Hay, and 590. There appears, therefore, no solid founda- other female issue. tion for applying the legend of St. Patrick to I have in my possession a copy of the will of Jean Campbell, dated July 18, 1707. By it she Carvalho of Madras, of the Portuguese family of devises the lands of Lauriston and Randalston, in Pombal; and died 1767, aged forty-three years ; the parish of Cramond, in the first place to the who was Commander-in-Chief of French East heirs male of her eldest son John; and in default, Indian forces. He had a son, James Francis Law, to the heirs male of her sons William, Robert, born 1758, and three daughters : the eldest marand Hugh, in succession. Failing these, to the ried M. de Bruno; the second, Frances Xavier heirs female of John Law; failing these, she or- ' Charlotte, married Charles Smith, Esq., Governor ders the lands of Lauriston and Randalston to be of Madras; and had issue Culling Charles Smith, sold, and the proceeds to be divided into seven who married, Aug. 9, 1799, Lady Anne Wellesequal portions, to be distributed amongst: 1. The ley, sister of the Duke of Wellington, and widow children of Agnes, her eldest daughter (married, of Hon. Henry Fitzroy. The issue of this marto John Hamilton Wales, of the Signet, then de- riage was a daughter Emily Frances, married in ceased); 2. the children of her second son, An- 1822 to Henry, seventh Duke of Beaufort. drew ; 3. children of Lilias; 4. Robert; 5. Wil- Marshal Law had four brothers : Charles Louis, liam ; 6. Hugh ; 7. and Margaret Hay, the only born 1769 ; Joseph Charles, born 1770; Francis child of her daughter Jean and John Hay, M.D. John William, born Aug. 2, 1771 : Louis George,

The witnesses to this will were James Marshall, born 1773. F.J. W. Law was, on May 21, 1808, Writer to the Signet; and James Lantill, servitor declared to be the nearest and legitimate heir of to the said James Marshall.

his father John Law, to the exclusion of his elder The children of William Law and Jean Campbell brothers, who were Roman Catholics, and so bewere as follows:

came possessed of the Lauriston and Randalston 1. Agnes, born Feb. 1, 1666; married John estates. These were sold by his direction during Hamilton, W.S.

his life-time, in or about 1824; the sum realised 2. James, died s. p. 1667.

for them being about 25,000l. And the purchase 3. Jean, born Sept. 12, 1669; married Dr. money was divided in accordance with the direcJohn Hay.

tion of the will of Jean Campbell. 4. John Law, of Lauriston, born April 21, 1671. Your correspondent G. will see from the above, 5. William, died bachelor.

that F. J. W. Law was grand-nephew of the 6. Andrew, born Nov. 22, 1673.

great financier.

ALFRED T. LEE. 7. William, born Oct. 24, 1675, Director-General of the French E. I. C.; and succeeded to the

The “F.J. W. Law of Lauriston,"mentioned by Lauriston estate in 1734. 8. Janet, born 1677.

your correspondent as appearing in the Edinburgh

Almanack of 1812, was Francis John W. Law, Esq. 9. Robert, born 1678. 10. Lilias, born 1680; married John Clarke, Comptroller of the Exchequer in France ; and was

He was the grandnephew of the famous John Law, and died s.p.

the brother of the gallant James Law, 1st Marquis 11. Hugh, born 1682. William Law, the father, died in 1684. Jean here from Napoleon at the Peace of Amiens, and

of Lauriston, Marshal of France, and ambassador Campbell survived till 1707. William Law, who inherited the Lauriston

the grand-uncle of the present Marquis of Laurisestate, married Rebecca Dives: and had issue J. W. Law inherited the paternal estate of Lau

ton, a nobleman of rank in Paris. "This Francis John Law (born 1719), Governor-General of riston in 1808, and was the last Law who posFrench India; and Jane Frances Law, born 1724 sessed it: for at his death, in 1828, as there was (of whom hereafter). John Law (of Lauriston), the eldest son, mar

no heir male not an alien, some litigation arose, ried, in 1755, Jean, daughter of Don Alexander tily it is said, sold, and the proceeds dispersed

and the property was unfairly, and somewhat hasCarvalho, a Portuguese noble, who had issue :

the kindred of the female lines. The 1. John William Law de Lauriston, born Sept. French Marquis of Lauriston and his family 8, 1766 ; died on voyage of discovery with M. De should have been more apprised of and noticed in la Peyrouse. 2. James Alex. Law de Lauriston (born Feb. 1, felt themselves aggrieved.

the suit, and they have consequently ever since 1768), Aide-de-Camp to Emperor Napoleon I., and Marshal of France. He was the bearer of the Treaty of Peace of Amiens to London. He was succeeded by his son Augustus John Alexander, second Marquis, who died in 1860; and BLACK HOLE AT Calcutta, ETC. (3rd S. iii. was succeeded by his son Alexander Louis Joseph, 450.)-As inquiry is made as to the names of the born in 1821, the third and present Marquis.

sufferers on this horrible occasion, a copy of the John Francis Law (the second son of William inscriptions on the monument erected at Calcutta and Rebecca Law), born 1724; married a Miss to their memory may be worth a place in the

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pages of “N. & Q." A sketch of the obelisk, thus years ago by a relative (since dead), and it bore recording the atrocious deed, may be found in the the author's autograph. My relative, who was a Pictorial History of England, vol. vi. p. 47. competent judge, esteemed the work highly. On the Front,

S. REDMOND.

Liverpool.
THE MEMORY

PLATFORM (3rd S. iv. 57.)-I select the followof Edward Eyre and William Baillie

, Esqrs.; The Rev. ing from the Preface to Hooker's Ecclesiastical Jervas Bellamy; Messrs. Jenks, Reevely, La Coates,

Polity : Nelicourt, Jebb, Torriano, E. Page, S. Page, Grub, Street,

“ Men bent even against all the orders and laws, Harod, P. Johnstone, Ballard, N. Drake, Carse, Knapton, wherein this Church is found unconformable to the PlatGosling, Dod, and Dalrymple; Captains Clayton, Bu- form of Geneva.” chanan, Witherington; Lieutenants Bishop, Hays, Blagg, “ We have secretly framed our own Churches accordSimpson, and J. Bellamy; Ensigns Paccard, Scott, Has- ing to the Platform of the Word of God.” tings, C. Wedderburn, Dumbleton; Sea Captains Hunt,

“ And have grounded your Platform on such proposiOsburn, and Purnell; Messrs. Carey, Leech, Stevenson, tions,” &c. Guy, Porter, Parker, Caulker, Bendal, and Atkinson;

P. P. Who, with sundry other Inhabitants, Military and Militia, to the number of 123 persons, “ HE WHO FIGHTS AND RUNS AWAY" (3rd S. iv. Were by the Tyrannic Violence of

61.)-If Goldsmith expanded the original passage SURAJ-UD-DowLa, Suba of Bengal,

of Butler's. Hudibras, he was anticipated by a Suffocated in the Black Hole Prison of Fort William, in the night of the 20th day of June, 1756 ;

French translation in verse, made, it is said, for And promiscuously thrown the succeeding morning

Prince Eugène, and quoted in the notes of Dr.
into the Ditch of the Ravelin of this place. Zachary Grey:-
This Monument is erected by their Surviving Fellow “ Car ceux qui s'enfuient peuvent revenir sur ses pas :
Sufferer,

Ainsi ils ne sont jamais mis hors de combat:
J. Z. HOLWELL,"

Mais ceux au contraire qui démeurent sur sa place
On the Rear of the Monument.

Se privent de tous moyens de réparer leur disgrace." “ This Horrid Act of Violence

It would be remarkable if two writers should was as amply,

independently have fallen upon an expansion so as deservedly, revenged on similar as these.

T. C. SURAJ-UD-DOWLA by His Majesty's Arms,

Darham. under the conduct of

Bath HOSPITAL (3rd S. iv. 47.) — The Note of Vice-Admiral Watson and Colonel Clive.

your correspondent X. A. X., referring to the Anno 1757."

X. A. X.

establishment of the Bath Hospital in 1739, puts

me in mind of an anecdote that I remember to Thomas, DUKE OF NORFOLK (3rd S. iv. 70.) —

have heard many years ago. And perhaps some In answer to your correspondent HERMENTRUDE; of your correspondents may be able to verify it. I beg to state that the marriages of Thomas, Earl

The hospital was established chiefly for the (not Duke) of Norfolk, son of Edward I., were as

reception of poor strangers, resorting to Bath for follows:

the benefit of the waters. The funds were raised, 1. To Anne, daughter of a knight who resided

at least in part, by subscription ; and the wealthier near Boughn, whose surname is unknown.

invalids were naturally canvassed for contribu2. To Alice, daughter of Sir Roger Halys. 3. To Mary, daughter of William, Lord Roos, learned bishop who was exceedingly ill, and not

tions. Among these there happened to be a and widow of William, Lord Bruce. CHARLES F. S. WARREN.

expected to recover. The members of the Com

mittee, who waited on the dying bishop to solicit Over Vicarage, St. Ives, Hunts.

his aid, very ingeniously added a 0 to the several MADAME DE Genlis (3rd S. iv. 86.) - Your sums of 51. that figured in the list; and his lordcorrespondent D. will find an account of Madame ship, doing as others appeared to have done, put de Genlis's visit to the two ladies of Llangollen in down his name for 501. But such was the virtue her Mémoires (vol. iii. p. 343), published in Paris of the waters, that the bishop recovered ; and a in 1825, 10 vols. 8vo. She was accompanied on year or two afterwards, he visited Bath again. that occasion by Mademoiselle d'Orléans (Madame To his great surprise, a deputation from the ComAdelaide); but I can find no allusion to Made- mittee waited on him to request that, as he was moiselle Pamela, nor to any other place in Wales the principal contributor, he would favour them but Llangollen.

A. R.

with a motto for the hospital. Glancing over the - “ LETTERS ON LITERATURE" (3rd S. iv. 110.)- subscription list, his Lordship at once perceived This work (by no means an uninteresting one) how he had been dealt with, and gave them as a was written by a young Dublin barrister named motto: "I was a stranger, and ye took me in.” Sherlock - I think he is dead. My authority is Who was the bishop? Is the motto still rederived from a presentation copy, lent to me some

tained ?

P. S. C.

more.

TANJIBS (3rd S. iv. 88.)—Tanjib is a corruption nard, and printed for Nathaniel Renew and Jonaof the Hindústání word, tanzeb, signifying muslin; | than Robinson, at the King's Arms, St. Paul's mulmul seems to come from malmal, of the same Church Yard, 1670. This is, I should think, the meaning; dorea may be from the Persian, daryā-i, edition mentioned by Mr. Hazlitt as advertised which Shakespear (Hind. Dict.) renders," a kind 1671. of silk cloth" (gros de Naples ?); and tarnatan There is a list of books lately printed and sold may be the origin of tarletan (Fr. tarletane). by N. R. & J. R. at the end, but the Charron is

R. S. CHARNOCK. not included, so that the price does not appear. PLAYING “GERMANDS" (3rd S. iv. 48.)—As the

J. A. G. "playyng germands” were goods in a storehouse, THEODOLITUS (3rd S. iv. 51, 74.)-One of the were they not more likely to be garments than Ger- books in which this word might be looked for is, mans?

P. P. Uso del Compass' optico di D. Francesco di Lodosa, Oscotian LITERARY GAZETTE (3rd S. iv. 87.) Prete Alvernese, Roma, 1597, 12mo. I noted -Zeta inquires the titles of the “ Dramatic this book for containing Bartoli's Table of Squares Sketches " in this interesting publication, and the (to 661), and he gives the means of continuing it names or initials of the authors. It may be well,

as far as you wish by adding twice the last number

and one first, to give the history of the “ Oscotian.” The

Having myself made nearly students of Oscott College established a very 50,000 squares, I can assert that this is a very

W. Davis. useful stimulus to youthful composition, which expeditious method. they named the “Repository." Literary contri- STRANGE DERIVATIONS: TREACLE, PONTIFEX butions were slipped into a box fixed up for their (3rd S. iv. 84.) — The derivation of the word reception, and these were read up publicly once a treacle, ridiculed by W. BOWEN ROWLANDS, is, for week by a chosen editor. This * Repository all that, the received derivation, and, until he lasted for some time, and gradually died away. points out a better, there seems to be no objection After some years, however, it was revived, and to it. In Donnegan's Lexicon, Oripiarà pápuasa are with so much success, that the students actually described as antidotes against the bites of wild undertook to print the contributions themselves

, animals; and Richardson (v. “Theriac ") says, and issued them in numbers, as the Oscotian, or “ From onplov, a wild beast, applied especially to a Literary Gazette of St. Mary's. I have a speci- serpent. Hence a composition so called either because men of these home and certainly homely printed made of vipers’ flesh, or because a remedy against sernumbers; but probably a complete set of them is pents, and generally against poisons. From theriaca we

take our word treacle. pot in existence. The “ Oscotian" was kept up, however, for several years, and the whole was re

Nor is the derivation of pontifex from pontemprinted by a regular publisher in Birmingham, in faciens to be lightly passed over, though it may three volumes, 1828-1829, as the Second Edition, be a question whether we are to take Varro's and dedicated to the distinguished President of explanation that the pontiffs had built the Pons the College, the Rev. Henry Weedall.

Sublicius, and afterwards frequently restored it, To come now to the inquiries of ZETA, I have that it might be possible to perform sacrifices on to observe that the dramatic pieces in the collec- each side of the river; or we prefer to take facere tion are only four,-two in the first volume, and in the sense of " to offer sacrifices," and so make one in each of the others. The first, the most the pontiffs to be the priests who offered sacriremarkable and by far the best, is the piece, p. 16, fices upon the bridge, in Greek yemuporoloí. vol. i., entitled “ Mrs. Thrifty," so much relished

J. ÉASTWOOD. by all old Oscotians. It was written by Henry The derivation of treacle is right. Voss., De Weedall, then a student, and first appeared in the Idolol. iv. 62 ; Galen, De Theriacâ; Bishop Anoriginal “ Repository." The second, at p. 64, is drewes, Lent Sermon, i. fin., or a hundred

other "Scene in Charles the First, a new Tragedy." authorities.

C. P. E. It occupies only four pages, and has no signature. The next dramatic piece occurs in vol. ii. p. 281, two King's regiments, under Major-General Brad

REGIMENTS IN AMERICA (3rd S. iv. 29.) — The and consists of three scenes translated from a Spanish drama, “ La Comedia Nueva,” and bear. dians near Fort du' Quesne, Virginia, on April 9,

dock, who was defeated by the French and Ining the initials D. S. L. (Denis Shine Lalor). 1755, were the present 44th and 48th of the Line. The last comes at the end of vol. iii.; it is a humorous scene, called the “ Editor's Dinner," from 1755 to 1760, were the 1st Foot, 2nd Bat

The regiments employed in North America, and is anonymous.

F. C. H.

talion, 15th, 17th, 22nd, 27th, 28th, 35th, 40th, CHARRON “ON WISDOM" (3rd S. iv. 48.) -I 42nd, 43rd, 44th, 45th, 46th, 47th, 48th, 55th, 58th, have a copy in quarto (small) 74 by 64 in., the 60th (four battalions), 77th, 78th, and 80th. The old engraved frontispiece, with explication in three latter are not the present 77th, 78th, and verse on left hand, translated by Samson Len- 80th, as they were disbanded at the Peace of 1763.

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