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2. Viscountess Lifford, widow 500 o Right honourable John Sarah Mauvillian Cooper 100
Foster, and Thomas Benigne Lescure, widow,
Burgh, Esq. in truft for and Mary and Jane
Mary Burgh, now Grif-
$4 15 O Anne Burgh Elizabeth Jebb, widow
300 Rofs Jebb
250 Mary Jabb
o Robert Cunningham, esq. 300 Elizabeth Jebb
Dame Hannah Langrifhé 300 Frances Jebb
37 10 o Hannah Langrilhe, spinfier 200 Margaret Jebb
37 10 • James Mercer and Catha.. Elinor Loftus, widow
rine his wife, and survi. Elizabeth Annefley
250 0 Richarda Annesley
Jane Eyre, alias Lynch, Hannah Stratford
and Martin French Catherine Brunker
Lynch her husband and Mrs. Angell Greenfield so
survivor Denham Jephson, efq.
o Jonathan Bruce Roberts, James Nugent, clo.
150 Mary Johnston, widow of
150 William Johnston 50
o John Nafon Mrs. Jane Penrole 50 O Rev. Anthony Trail
150 Mrs. Catherine Hoare 150
Catharine Fitzmaurice 400 William Walcot, esq.
Mary Portis, and the Rev. Mrs. Elizabeth Green
George Macartney PorMrs. Anne Sherry
tis, her son
300 Robert Day, esq. in truit
Sir John Blaquiere, K. B. 1200 for the fole and fepajate
Counc de Lalig Tollendal 300. O use of Anne Copinger,
Count de Jarnac, and his wife of Maurice Copin
wife Madame de Jarnac, ger, efq. Soo 0 and survivor
200 Franklyn Kirby, and Su.
Peter Alley, esq.
100 sannah his wife and sur
William Judge, esq. 150 vivor
Miss Augufta Joddrel N. Loftus Tottenham, esq. Coo © John White, efq.
200 Bridget Seix
John White, erą. and Dr. John Charles Fleury
Frances bis wife and Miss Frances Guydickens 269
100 Honourable John Massey 400 • Edward Glealowe, esą.
500 Lord Frederick Campbell 3500 Ó Hon. Ellen Weldon 850 James Switzer
50 o John Meares, eiq. 900 William Beckford, and
Elizabeth Ogle Elinor his wife, and fur:
Sir John Blaquiere, K. B. 1031 811 vivor
700 o o Robert Alhworih, aflignee, Margaret Butler, and Ma
1030 18 6 ry, Yeates and Sarah
Duchess of Achol Butler, her daughters,
Alex. Lyner, assignee of and survivor
200 Şir Chaş. Devoeux, bart. 300
Robert Watson Wade, afWm. Blakeney, efq. 450
fignee of lord MountSir Wm. Johnston, bari. 800 joy
8 Joho Burgh, efq.
o Thomas Higginboebam, Hib. Mag. April, 1796..
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·£ s. aflignee of lord Mount
Mr. Jeremiah Meara
103 In John Townshend, esq. 100 William Parks
360 16 6 Mrs. Britania Green 50 Margaret Symes, in trust
Major Edward Goodenough 1500 for William Symes
o Elizabeth, the widow of Charlotte Roberts, and
ferieant Jones Mary Roberts, and fur.
Corporal James Barton 6 vivor
6 Philip Whitfield Harvey,
6 William Montgomery, esq. 600
6 Thomas Nefbitt, efq. 500
6 Sackville Hamilton, efq.
Corporal James Kelly 6 Richard Borough, efq.
Serjeant T. Leatherland 6 James Dickson, esq. 80
6 Henry Hamilton, csq.
o Benjamin Stafford 6 Addition
6 Charlotte Jane Hamilton
Thomas Phillpott 6
6 Sackville Robert Hamilton 100 o Jofeph Sirr, elg.
150 Robert viscount Molef
Joseph Atkinson, esq. in worth
trust for Elizabeih
Harriet Pierce, at do.
Major George Twilleron
Riddale, and Elizabeth his wife, and survivor
80 0 0 54 15 o Major G. T. Ridsdale, an Elizabeth de Trevigar 54 15
50 Margaret Kelly, alias Scintas 50
o Donald Grant, esq.
91 5 John Strasburgher
50 0 0 Meredyth Jenkin
Captain Blaney Brabazon 100
Charles Francis Sheridan,
Laurence Parsons, efq. 273 15
Ursula Richardson, widow 200
Elizabeth Pickard, widow,
70 Mrs. Jane Stuart
200 o Lieutenant Colonel John Mrs. Mary Lyons
150 Lieutenant Thomas Scannus 50 o Adjutant John Stracie 60 Addition
50 Mrs. Anne Cliffe
o Juliana Cuthbertson
50 Anne and Helena Lyndon 200 o Catherine Cuthberifon
50 Mr. Edward Cancler
70 oo Francis, M'Dowell, late Elizabeth Wemy's
quarter.mafter 7th draMrs. Elizabeth Lambart 300
40 Mrs. Sarah Turner 50 Oo Jane Bagott
106 Mr. William Turner 50 Mr. Francis Pierard 50
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lady Laura oppose the wilhes of her Derwent Priory; A Novel. In a series friends? of Letters.
Because (faid I) I feel a little heredi
tary dislike to the present earl. LETTER I.
I muft own (faid my aunt, a little
peevishly) I expected a better reason Lady Laura Merioneth to Miss Lumly. for your oppofition.
My dear madam, my declining Mrs. Twickerbam, May 9, 1794. Maynard's polite invitation does not YOUR
OUR letter, my dearest girl, is in the least interfere with your accep
just arrived, and has relieved tance of it,-- was my answer. me from a load of anxiety on your I certainly shall not go alone, replied account ; for I was very ingeniouly, Mrs. Merioneth; and wbat can be at the moment I received it, tormenting your serious objections to visiting the myself by the retrospect of every ill only relations, except myself, that fate that could poffibly attend you in a has left you? journey of iwo hundred miles. You My dear aunt, you must recollect are safe; and I am as happy as I can frequently hearing me express my dislike be, after fuftaining the loss of your to the character of the present earl, society. But I must endeavour to filence founded, I must own, principally on his my regrets on this occafion; for as the unfeeling behaviour at the death of my mandate of a parent summoned you brother. A loss fo fatal to the peace, from me, I should be reproaching his so destructive to the health, of my laauthority if I ventured to complain of mented father, should have been treat
ed with more respect by his next heir. I have the satisfaction to inform you My dearest Laura, (said my aunt) ibat my aunt's health is much improved where is the man who would not exult fince our return to this sweet retirement. in the demise of a fickly heir, who London never agrees with her; and yet Aoud between him and a ville and fora The was yelterday almost inclined to lune? take wing again for it. You will cer: It is very true, (said I) that there may ļainly wonder what magnet could be be others who would have exulced fufficiently powerful to attract her equally under the fame circumstances : again to that region of smoke and noile, but perhaps they would have had the at this advanced season of the year. decency to have kept their joy to themKoow, then, by way of preface to my selves. subject, that Mrs Maynard yelerday Come, come, (cried Mrs. Maynard) passed the morning with us; the came you think 100 seriously of past events; purposely to inform us that lord and let me state the case. The late earl lady Derwent and family were at this loft a puny heir; the present carl ridi. time on a visit at her house in London ; culed his brother's excelsive grief on that and pressed Mrs Merioneth and myself occafion, and said he might marry again, to come and join the pariy, in order to and have another son :- some busy offieffect a family reconciliation. My cious tale-bearer reported the conversaaunt, good creature ! v:hose heart beats tion, your father resented it,-it creain unilon to cvery pulíc of sociability, ted a coldness which ended in disgust, was for returning with Mrs. Maynard, and I am informed it is near i welve and very seriously hoped I would ac years since you have met :-and this, company her. I objected, on the you must confels, is the most that can ground that such a viût might not be be laid of a circuinstance which has so agreeable to them. Mrs. Maynard was long divided such near relacions.--Do authorised to assure me that they were throw aside your objections, and let mé impacient to receive us. My aunt again have the pleasure of restoring you 10 preiled my compliance.
friends who will be charmed with your I belicated.
society. However, if you ftill decline Why (laid Mrs. Maynard) does vifiuing them at my house, you sucelý
can have no obje&ion to their visiting ture (cried (he), that we must not conyou at Twickenham.
fult your judgment in natters of this None in the least, said I: and I kind: but I think lord Merioneth, think, as the offence originated with who is without doubt a young man of ļord Deru eat, he owes us that compli- great underttanding, can never enter
lain serious thoughts of uniting his falę Mrs. Maynard agreed so bring the with lo obscure a partner. ladies one morning this weck. She Before I could answer, the lady in could not answer for the earl, who pays question joined us, followed by lord constant attendance to the duties of par. Mcrioneth. liament. Thus ftands the matter at May orie know (faid Mrs Maynard, present: and I will not close this letter archly) what fubject you were debatill I see if Mrs. Maynard makes good ting on as you came up the walk? (I ker promise.
Thould have observed we were in the
garden.) Mits Rutland blulhed.Our expected guests arrived yester. Lord Merioneth answerd, I was endeaday, and spent the day with us." The vouring to convince Mifs Rutland, that party confiited of lord and lady Der- this view, beautiful as it is, is nothing went, their son and daughter, Mrs. to the scenery of Įtaly.--Hire is not Maynard, and a miss Rutland, a young ihat wild romantic diversity which lady under the protection of lady Der characterites the land fcapes of chat went. After the tire some ceremony of country. But here, faid' hè, bowing galformal introductions was over, we all lantly, I n.uft drop my allugions; for, appeared cqually determined to be in the presence of the Graets, even Sipleased with each other. Even thé beria's deserts would become a paradise. carl, though (I plainly perceived) with Go, you are a trifler, (laid Mrs Mayfome difficuliy, disencumbered himself Bard, laughing) though, I mult contels, from his ulual weight of digniiy, and an agreeable one, and fatter with a condescended to be agreeablc. Lady very good grace.--Does he not, mifs Derwent is a moft pleafing woman :
Ruiland? lord Merionech resembles the youthtul Why I really think, the answered portrait of my honoured facbèr ; and ! as far as I can juiige, that bis lordilip's already feel for him the affection of a late refidence in lialy has much improfifter. But how shall I find words yed him in that science. which may do justice to the beauty, ele Oh! (cried he) you mistake ibe gance, and dignity of Ellen Rutland ? maiter entirely, my charming Rutland: It is impossible to describe her ; you it is the subject which is improved,must see her before you can form aný bowing to het. eftimate of her numberlefs attra&ions. She blushed exceffively. - Mrs. Maynard whispered me, in con- Mrs. Maynard exclaimed, I really fidence, that the thought lord Merio- think, my lord, you would make love peth was fond of mils Ruiland.
in a very pretty manner. I honour his talle was my reply. think, miís Ruiland ?
He does no credit to his understand I-I do not know, madam,-belitaing by the selection, said Mrs. May- tingly. nard; for I believe mils Ruiland is a On ! his lord'hip has not tried his dependent on his mother's bounty, abilities then in your hearing. witbout family or fortune; and it is In pity to mits Rutland's confusion, mot reasonable ço think the earl, vich I exclaimed, You are too curious bis knowledge of the world, will ever Mrs. Maynard : and, if I was miss consent lu so strange an alliance. kulland, I would advile lord Merioneth
It would raise bim (laiu I) much to try his abilities in your hearing, for in my eftination, if he consented the pleasure of having your opinion of with a good grace to the happiness of them. Lis fon.
Excellent ! (exclaimed Merioneth) I Oh! you are such a romantic crea- amîquile at Mrs Maynard's service, if
What do you
the can make room for me in her lift get whether you said he was handfome; of admirers. I will (addreffing himself but I take is for granted that he is to her) pick up your fan, fetch your young and agreeable -- wo very danfouff box, fummon your Abigail, careis gerous qualifications to oppose againit your lap dog, and improve your parrot. ihe heari oi a. generous and uniuspec
Oh, bold, for heaven's sake! crid ting woman. the lady: you would indeed be an ac Farewell ! I have quieted my consciquisition to any one that could make ence by telling you your danger. room for you; but, in my lift, there is
Yours fincerely, doc. no vacancy. But you may practife
L. MERIOXETH. this fummer at the Priory, (looking archly at Ellen)and perhaps another
LETTER II. feason I may admit you in my train.
From the same to the same. Mof superlatively kind, and amasingly condescending ! cried lord Me.'
The Priory, July 7, 179
A drew Mrs. Maynard's hand under his fome degree recovered the fatigue arm, and made for the house.
of my journey, and filenced by reflediz We followed: the day paffed very on those paintul perturbations which I pleasantly, and it was late before they could poi fail to feel on my entrance departed for London.-Lord Derwent into this venerable manfion,- for it was gave us a prolling invitation to pass the bere I passed the happy years of infancy, summer at the Priory; and I am incli- and experienced all the folicitudes of ned to think we fall accept of ir, as maternal affection, and it was here my. my aunt is very partial to her native fainted mother died in giving birth to a place.-We have never refided there long.defired heir.-Alas! how frefince the death of my mother, an event quenily may we observe that thosc I have a very faint recollection of. I things which we most fervently defire as
a all be much pleased, I am sure, with the greatest blessings, are too ofien attenthe venerable old pile. In it I drew ded with the feverelt disappointment ! my first breath. It will likewise have -But I am running into a subject I an additional charm, it will place me did not intend to enter on; and as you Árany miles nearer Lumly house than ! de fire my correfpondence may be regu. am at present.-I am interrupted lar and minute, 'I take it for granted
that you expect a sketch of our journey. Lord Merioneth was below,--came I will therefore endeavour not to disapto propose our accompanying them to point you the Priory the week after next. It was Know then that our party confifted agreed on ; so you will receive no more of lady Derwent, miss Rutland, Julia, letters from Twickenham, as we have Mrs. Merioneth, Mrs. Maynard, and but liule time for the necessary prepa- your friend, attended of course by our. Daiions :- but as soon as we have com- Abigails, and escorted by lord Meriopleied our journey, I will re-assume my neth. The earl ttaid in London, and occupation.' Don't expect a packet a is not expected here for some time. weck, or imagine that I shall excule We travelled in our own carriages, witte you from answering my letters. • poft horfes,-lord Derwent's coach,
Mrs. Merioneth joins with me in love my aunt's chariot; and Mrs Mayoard's and compliments; and we fincerely chaile, I believe, included the cavalhope, before this reaches you, that Mr. cade. Lord Merionetb, indeed, had a Lumly will be rettored to convalescence. fuperb phaeton, but the height of it I rejoice in your brother's improve- prevented his gaining one companion ; ment, but would have you beware of so he refigned it to ihe servants, and his tutor's altractions. That heart of took a feat with me and Mrs. Meriothine, which withstood all the fighing neth in our chariot.-We had a very Swains of the gay world, may be more pleasant journey through a beautiful alive to ibc merits of Danville. I for- country, Dept one night on the road,