Cary, Henry Francis, Notice of the
CADOGAN, Charles Sloane, 297

Literary Life and Museum Service of,
Cadogan, Lord, 300, 304

532; circumstances attendant on his
Cadyanda, Casts of Rock-Tombs at, 660 Candidature for the Keepership of
Cæsar Papers, 426

Printed Books in 1837, 543 seqq.
Calah (of Genesis) Conjectural identi. Casaubon, Isaac, 167
fication of, 629

Casier, Margaret, 249
Calvert, Sir William, 299

Casley, David, Services of, as Deputy
Camden, William, Friendship of Sir Ro Royal Librarian, 140, 144

bert Cotton, and, 52, 53, their joint Castile, Earls of, 56
labours on the Britannia, 54; their Catharine, Empress of Russia, 407
archæological tour in the north of Catalogue of the Anglo-Gallic Coins,
England, ib.; other joint labours and 522
friendly intercourse, 87, 98

Catalogue of the Printed Books, 523,
Campi Phlegræi, 350

533, 566 seqq.
Canino, Lucien Bonaparte, Prince of, Cautley, Major, Fossils collected in tbe

and his Collection of Greek Vases, Himalayas, by, 39

Cavendish, Mary, Duchess of Portland,
Canning, Stratford, Lord Stratford de 462
Redcliffe, encourages liberally the

Caxton, William,Series of the productions
researches of Layard, 632 ; procures of the press of, 476-478, 681-683
from Halicarnassus the primary spe.

Cecil, William, Lord Burghley, 427
cimens of the sculptures of the Mau. Cecil, Robert, Earl of Salisbury, 88,
soleum and presents them to the 162
Nation, 663

Chaloner, Sir Thomas, 158, 159
Canova, Anthony, Opinion on the Elgin Chamberlain, John, 176
Marbles of, 455

Charles I, King of England, 68, 91,
Caraffa, Carlo, MSS. of, 457

94, 98, 101, 124, 331
Carew, George, 261 seqq.

Charles II, King of England, 260
Carleton, Dudley, Lord Dorchester, 65, Charles X, King of France, 691

Charlett, Arthur, 236, 283
Carlisle, James, Earl of. See Hay. Chelsea, Botanic Garden at, 275, 293,
Carmina Quadragesimalia of 1748,
Oxford, 418

Chelsea, Manor House of, and its History,
Carr, Robert, Earl of Somerset, Poli. 294 seqq.

tical connection between Sir Robert Children, John George, 532
Cotton and, 66 seqq., Somerset's Chimæra Tomb from Lycia, 658
intercourse with the Court of Spain, Chinese Books, Hull's Collection of,
69. His alleged complicity in the 461
murder of Sir Thomas Overbury, 31 Chinese Antiquities and Curiosities,

Carr, Frances, Countess of Somerset, Choiseul Gouffier, M. G. A. L, de,
66 seqq.

Count, Archæological Researches in
Carteret, Lady Sophia, 424

Greece of, 384
Carthage, Explorations on the site of Chorley, J. Rutter, Collection of Spanish
ancient, and their results, 666 Dramatic Poetry formed and be-

queathed by, 695 seqq.


Christy, Henry, Notices of the Life,

Beneficence, and Archæological ex-
plorations of, 697 seqq.; his Collec-
tions and their bequest to the Public,
699 seqq., 701
Churchill, John, Duke of Marlborough,

209 seqq.
Clarke, Edward Daniel, LL.D., and the

Sarcophagus from Alexandria, 366 ;
MS. of the Greek Orators obtained

by him at Constantinople, 439
Clayton's Herbarium, 509
Cnidus, Ancient Sculpture brought by

C. T. Newton from, 664 seqq.
Cockerell, Charles Robert, Researches

in Phigaleia of, 397
Codex Alexandrinus, 167, 170
Coinage of the Realm, Collections by

Sir Joseph Banks, on the, 508
Coins, Medals, and Gems, Collection of,

139, 201, 271, 295, 303, 412, 417,

421, 443, 705
Coke, Sir Edward, 80, 82, 149
Coke, Thomas, Earl of Leicester, 372
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 545
Combe, Taylor, 392, 399
Conington, in Huntingdonshire, 49
Constable, Alice, 132
Constantinople, Early Researches for

Greek Marbles and MSS. at, 191

Conway, Sir Edward, 184
Conyers, John, 259
Cook, Captain James, 334
Corinth, Vases and other Antiquities

brought from, 386 seqq.
Cotton, Sir John, 135, 139
Cotton, Sir John, Great-grandson of

the Founder, Donor of the Cotton
Library and Antiquities, 134,

Cotton, John, Grandson of the Founder,

Cotton, Robert (of Gedding, Cam.

bridgeshire), 139
Cotton, Sir Robert (of Hatley St. George,

in Cambridgeshire), 139

Cotton, Sir Robert Bruce, Descent and

Pedigree of, 50
1570-1585. His education and early

friendships, 52
1587–98. Commencement and growth

of his library and museum, 53
1599. His archæological tour in the

North of England with Camden,
and his share in the composition
of the Britannia, 54; is em -
ployed by the Queen to prepare
a tractate on the precedency of
England over Spain, 55; ana-

lysis of that treatise, ib.
1603. Writes a Discourse on King

James' descent from the Saxon
Kings, 56; is knighted, ib.; and
returned to Parliament for Hun-
tingdonshire, but takes little
part in its debates, 57; accepts
a prominent share in the labour
of Committees, ib.; and carries
on an extensive correspondence
both literary and political, ib.;
acquires for his Library a mass of
State Papers, 58; petitions
Queen Elizabeth for the esta-
blishment of a National and
Public Library for England, ib. ;
inference which is obviously de.
ducible thence in relation to the
charge that Sir R. Cotton was
an embezzler of Public Records,

1607. Receives an address from the

Corporation of London, praying
him to restore certain documents
alleged to belong to the City

Chamber, ib.
1608. Proposes to the King certain

reforms in the naval administra-
tion of the country, 62; and
obtains Letters Patent, creating
a commission of Naval Inquiry,
63; takes a leading part in the
labours of the Commission, and
prepares its report, 63

Cotton, Sir R. (continued).
1609. His Report on the Crown Re-

venues, and his Memorials on the
necessity for a reform in the

royal expenditure, 64
1611. Proposes to the King the crea-

tion of a new hereditary dignity
-the Baronetage of England,
65; receives that dignity, but is
dissatisfied with the mode in

Cotton, Sir R. (continued).
1616, June; is liberated, 83; and

receives a pardon under the
Great Seal, ib.; his conduct and
his literary labours in retirement,
84 seqq.; instances of the liber-
ality with which he communi-
cates his knowledge and his

manuscripts, 87, 88
1616-23. His share in the labours

which resulted in the Petition

of Right,' 89
1624, April. His Remonstrance of

the Treaties of Amity and Mar.
riage with Austria and Spain,
91 ; his advice on the prosecu-
tion of the Spanish Ambassa-
dors, and Report addressed to

Buckingham, 92
1625, August. Speech ascribed to

him in the Parliament held at
Oxford, 93; its eulogy on the
political conduct of Somerset,
96; the friendly intercourse be-
tween Cotton and Sir Symonds

d'Ewes, 97 seqq.
1626. The scene at Cotton House on

occasion of the Coronation of
Charles I, 99; his conduct in
1626 and subsequent years, as an
unotficial adviser of the Crown,
101 seqq.; his opinions on Coin-
age, and on the management of

the Royal Mint, 103 seqq.
1628, Jan. Appears at the Privy Coun-

which his idea is worked out, 66
1613-15. Nature of his political

connection and intercourse with
the Earl of Somerset, 67; his
alleged share in carrying on
negotiations with Gondomar, in
relation to the projected match

with Spain, 68
1615. He receives a visit from Gon-

domar, in which that ambassa-
dor introduces himself as a lover
of antiquities desirous to view
the Cottonian Library, ib.; is
charged with the communica-
tion of State Papers to Gondo.
mar, 69; returns the Spanish
ambassador's visit, 70, 71; Gon-
domar's account of what passed
at their several interviews, ib.;
notices of Mr. S. R. Gardiner's
comments on and deductions from
that account, 72 note; is en-
trusted by Somerset with the
temporary care of certain jewels
of the Crown, 75; and is con-
sulted by him with reference to
the drafting of a royal pardon
to be passed under the Great
Seal, 77; writes a Letter to
Prince Charles (afterwards King
Charles I), in relation to foreign
affairs and in praise of warlike
exercises, 79; is accused of com-
municating papers and secrets
of State to the Spanish Ambas-
sador, 79; proceedings taken
against him thereupon, 80 seqq.

cil Board, and delivers a Dis.
course advising the immediate
calling of a Parliament, 106; but

has no seat in that Parliament, ib.
1629, November. Is accused of cir-

culating a Proposition to bridle
Parliaments, written by Sir
Robert Dudley, 107 seqq. ; His-
tory of that production, 110
seqq.; Sir Robert's Library is
placed under seal, and remains
so until his death, 107, 117,

seqq.; intercourse between Ben

tory and in Antiquities, 267
Jonson and Cotton, 116

1630. Decline of Cotton's health, 1684 ? Returns to England, 268 ;
and his correspondence with

establishes his museum in the
Dr. Frodsham, 118; his visit to

Middle Temple, 269; his corre
Amphyllis Ferrers, and the plot spondence with Sloane, ib.
to obtain money from him, 120 1686. Account of a Visit to Courten's
seqq.; the proceedings in the

Museum by John Evelyn, 270
Court of Star Chamber thereon, 1695. Another Account of a like

visit by Ralph Thoresby, 271
1631. Illness, 123 ; Conferences with 1695-1701. His closing years, 272

Dr. Oldisworth and with Bishop 1702, March. Death and monumental
Williams, 124; death, 125

inscription, 273
Cotton, Sir Thomas, Bart., 125, 127, Cracherode, Clayton Mordaunt, Notices
129, 131, 161

of the Life and of the Literary and
Cotton, Thomas, 49, 118

Archæological Collections of 417-421;
Cotton, William, 49, 53

his Bequests to the Nation, 421
Cottoni Posthuma, 91 seqq. and foot. Craven, Keppel, Bequest of, 38

Croft, Sir Thomas Elmsley, 536
Courten, Peter, 250

Croizet's Fossil Mammalia collected in
Courten, Sir Peter, 254

Auvergne, 37
Courten, Sir William, Bart., 251, 256, Crommelinck, Peter, 249
260, 267

Cromwell, Oliver, 90
Courten, William (I), 249

Cromwell, Sir Oliver, 56
Courten, William (II), 257

Cromwell, Thomas, Earl of Essex,
Courten, William, Founder of the 370
Sloane Museum :

Cuming, Hugh, Notices of the Life,
1642, March. Birth and Parentage, Travels, and Collections in Natural

History of, 692 seqq.
1656. Benefaction to the Tradescant Cureton, William, Early labours in
Museum, ib.

Bodley's Library of, 619; becomes
1657 ? Residence at Montpelier, Assistant-Keeper of MSS. in the

British Museum, and devotes himself
1662. Contention with George to the Oriental Department, 620;

Carew respecting the admini. bis labours on the MSS. from the
stration of the Estates of Sir Monasteries of Nitria, 621; and his
William Courten, 262 seqq.

account of the discoveries there made,
1663, July. Presents a petition to given in the Quarterly Review of

King Charles II, 263; but sub 1846, 622; publishes a Syriac version
sequently enters into a compro of the Festal Letters of St. Athanasius,
mise with Carew, ib.; and re 623 ; his Spicilegium Syriacum, 624 ;
tires to Fawsley, 264

other publications and labours, lite.
1670. Relinquishes his family name rary and parochial, ib.; is made a

and returns to Montpelier, Royal Trustee, ib.; publishes the
whence he makes many Conti. Martyrs in Palestine of Eusebius
nental tours and extensive 625; his lamented death, ib.
Collections both in Natural His- | Cuvier, George, 455

Book III,
Chap. VII.

eventually decided against the project by their vote of the
19th May, 1862.

Substantially,—and in spite of small subsequent addi-
tions from time to time to the buildings at Bloomsbury-
the question of 1862 is still the question of 1870. As I
have said, it has been my object to state that question
rather than to discuss it.

Should it seem, after full examination, that good
government may be better maintained, and adequate
space for growth be efficiently provided, by enlarging the
existing Museum, would it be worthy of Britain to allow
the additional expenditure of a few scores of thousands of
pounds—an expenditure which would be spread over the
taxation of many years—to preponderate in the final vote of
Parliament over larger and more enduring considerations ?

In the session of 1866 Mr. Spencer WALPOLE spoke
thus : 'You must either determine to separate the Collec-
tions now in the Museum, or buy more land in Bloomsbury.
...... I have always been for keeping them together.
I am, however, perfectly willing to take either course,
provided you do not heap those stores one on another—as
at present,' (July, 1866)—'in such a manner as to render
them really not so available as they ought to be to those
who wish to make them objects of study. Few men are
so well entitled to speak, authoritatively, on the question-
because few have given such an amount of time and labour
to its consideration.

By every available and legitimate expression of opinion
the Trustees have acted in the spirit of this remark, made
almost four years since, by one of the most eminent of
their number. The words are, unfortunately, as apposite
in March, 1870, as they were in July, 1866.


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