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Capt. Orde
Capt. Lieut. Smitb
Lieut. Buchanan
Lieut. M=Cloud .
Lieut. M'^Culler .



Artillery.



wounded
sliirlitlv wounded



killed
wounded
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wounded

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killed

killed

killed

wounded

wounde<l

killed

killed

wounded



wounded
wounded
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killed
v.'ouuded
wounded
wounded



Engineers.



Peter M'^Keller Esq^
Eob' Gordon R«q''
"Williamson Esq.



wounded
wounded
wounded



Detachment of Sailors

Lieut. Spendelow ....

M'' Haynes Midshipman

M' Talbot Midshipman

Capt. Stone of Gen' La.scelles Reg'

Capt. Floyer of Gen' Warburtons Regim'



killed

killed

killed

wounded



Independant Company of N. York.

Capt. Gates ......... wounded

Lieut. Sumain ......... killed

Lieut. Howarth of Capt. Demesre's Comp* .... wounded

Lieut. Gray of same Comp' ...... wounded



Kolfs and Queries. 501

\lr(jinia Troops.

Capt. Stevens wounded

Capt. Watrgoner

Capt. Poul^ton ? } ,

Capt. Perinie killed

Capt. Stewart

Haniiltou kuled

"Woddward .....•••

Wright k. ed

Spidorff kil ed

Stuart v.-ounded

Waeouer kil'^^l

M^Neale

According to the most exact return we can as yet get ahout 600 Men
killed & wounded

Letter of John Dickinsox (aged Twexty-t^vo) to Kev.
Richard Peters. —

Honoured Sir, ^ , , , • , •

I lately received a Letter from my Uncle Cadwalader, inclosing one
from you to Mr. Peun, in my favour.

I return you Sir, my sincere thanks for this Kindness, and hope my
future Cond'nct will engage the continuance of your regard.

This I shall account a great Happiness, and shall constantly endeavor
to deserve.

I am Sir,

Your most obedient humble Servant

John Dickin'sOX.

LoKDON', Jan^ 2-J^ 1T54.

GODDARD VS. FOXCROFT.—

New-^ okk, May 2, l,,o.

To THE Friends of Frep^dom in the City of
NEW -YORK, &c.
Gentlemen, _

I Think it mv indispensable Dutv, when Pubmc Liberty is in-
vaded and in Danger, to hold up to your View as vile an luccndiarv
and Conspirator against the Happiness of this much injured insulted
Couutrv as ev^r was transported from Britain— This Otarader may be
found in the Ar.swof £^= a certain John Foxcroft, formerly an
upper Servant to a Gentleman in Virginia, by whose Recommendan.m
bein^ willing to provide for a needy Domestic, added to that ot a
Brother who derived his Influence from administering to the Follies,
the Vices and Necessities of his Superiors, who frequented a Gamblin.-
House to which he was Groom-Porter, this Servant was drawn trom his
humble Apartment in his Master's Hotel, at ]miam.^burgh, and created
Master of the Po.^ts in Xorth America; but agreeable to the old Adage,
"setalWaron Horseback and he'll ride to the Devil," he became
intoxicated with his Elevation, and let loose tbe Reins of arbitrary Power,
ffuided bv his own superlative Ignorance, Impudence and Caprice : in-
somuch that the Liberty of the Press, the Palladium of all our Rights,
was essentially abridg'd thro' his Connimnre. Besides tins, it any
Thing else need be added, the most detestable Publications of Ministe-



602 Noies and Querirs.

rial Prostitutes, against the Honoiir and Interest of all America, partic-
ularly the most illiberal and atrocious Eeliections on the Honourable
Condncntal Conr/rf.<.-<. and other watchful Guardians of our common
Freedom were ins'>lently and triumphantly circulated from the J\'Sf-
Oj/icc at Philaddjihin, under his Patronage and Protection. — These
Particulars I now Hatter myself will be the Means of silencing the
slavish Music of hi^ Horns, unhorsing /lis Jiidas, laying his Generalship
prostrate at the Feet of Ameiucax Fi;EEPO>r, "and jireventing the
future Collection of a Pnrliamentary internal Tax in the very Heart of
the Colonies ; Events that must inevitably take Place, if Consistcncj
and Firmness mark the Councils of tiy native Country, which I hoj/e
may meet with Success, at this grand Crisis, equal to the Justice and
Dignity of her Cause, — to this my small abilities shall be contributed
(like the Widow's ^lite) while I exist in the Shape of

William Goddard.

X^X Notwithstanding the just Contempt in which I hold the servile
Tools of a venal and profligate Administration, who are acting the Part
of Sturdi/ Beggars in this once happy Land, especially the Mushroom
Gentleman abovementioned, yet if he chooses an Explanation, he shall,
most certainly, be gratijied, on a public or private Application. — Thus
much I think necessarj- to add, as the General of the J'ost-Oj/ice, like the
rcnoicned Gage, keeps himself e?2cn(/'c?. W. G.

[Endorsed]

The Rcvd Benjamin Trum-buU
at New Haven.

The First Mokaviax Boardixg-School for Boys ix Pexxsyl-

VAKIA. —

In June of 1745 the iloravians opened a boarding-school for boys in
the house of Henry Antes, Frederick Township, in the present Mont-
gomcn,' County, which was continued to the summer of 1750. The
following is a register of the scholars :

1745.

Albrecht, Elias, s, Anthony and Catherine, of Philadelphia.

' John " ^" •^^^^J'' Frederick t\vp., Pa.
Bech, Jonathan, s. H. F. and Barbara, b. in Grcorgia.
Blum, Stephen, 1

Jacob, I s. Francis and Catherine, Bucks County.
Francis, ]
Dcmttfh, Christian, ) ^ /-^♦■(-i, j j t> • r^

Christopher f Gctthard and Regina, Germantown.

Demuth, Tobias, s. Gottlieb and Eve, Bucks County.
Frey, Matthias, s. William and Verona, Falckner's Swamp, Pa.
Garrison, Benjamin, s. Nicholas, Staten Island, N. Y.
Uartman, Lawrence, ) t-j-i j,r ^-o i^it^i-, ,

Thomas \ *' Frederick and Margaret, Frankford, Philada.

Helm, Peter, Philada.

Joiiejs, Jesse, ) ^ i at • * t>

J .. ' r s. John, Menon twp., Pa.

Klemm, Frederick, s. Frederick and Susan C, Philadelphia.



Kofe^ and Queries. 503

K/oh, Andrew, ) Albrocbt and Ann M., Tulpehocken, Pa.

John ^iohola>, j > t >

irHfl?/)*;*, Henry, ^hicungy twp.

Mller, Abrahkm, | ^ Abraham and ^larv M., Bncks Conntv.

Joseph, ) . J .

Monfaijne, Abraliaui, s. James and 3Iary, ZS'ew York.
Xei'bcrt, Daniel, s. Daniel, b. llolstein.
I^'eu7nan, Christian, s. John W. and Elizabeth.

^'''^^'^ I^aac, ) Thomas and .Marv, New York.

Thomas, j • '

Schaus, Conrad, s. J. Adam and Barbara, Frederick twp., Pa.
Veftcr, Daniel, )

John, i- s. Jacob and 3Iagdalcne, Oley, Pa.
Peter, j

1746.
Beittd, John, s. Henry, Silesia.

Bird, James, s. William and Bridget, Chester Co., Pa.
Bnicher, David, Bethlehem.

Edmonds, John, 9. William and Eebecca, Long Island, X. Y.
HonfiiH, Isaac, s. Timothy and Mary, Long Island, N. Y.
Jones, Jonathan, s. John, Morion twp., Pa.
Vollert, Henry, | ^^ j^^^ ^^^ ^^^^^ j, qj^^ p^^
Joseph, ) ... 7

1747.

Beckel, Ciispar, \ ^_ pj-e^^^^.j, ^nd Elizabeth, Berks Co.

Tobias, )
Bird, Mark, Amity twp., Pa.

Blum, David | ^_ F.^derick, Nazareth, Pa.

Daniel, j
Hartman, Adolph. s. Frederick and Margaret.
Meinung, Ludwig, Oley, Pa.

Micksch, Nathaniel, s. Michael and Hannah, Philada.
Rice, Peter, s. Owen and Elizabeth.
Schaus, Gottlieb, s. J. Adam and Barbara.
Servas, William, s. Philip and Mary C, Philada.
Walton, John, s. Elizabeth.

1748.
Bivighausen, Abmhara, | ^^ ^^^^^^ ^^^ Margaret, Berks Co.

Crocker, Benjamin, nephew Benjamin Franklin.
Haller, Abraham, s. Henry and Ann M., Berks Co.
Jones, Peter, s. John, Merion twp., Pa.
Kramer, Michael, s. Michael, Lancaster, Pa.
Biehm, John, b. Berks Co.
Weber, John, s. John and Gertrude, Berks Co.

1749.
Beck, David, from Bethlehem.

Graof, George, s. Sebastian and Eve, Lancaster, Pa.
Klotz, Elias, from Oley, Pa.

Leinhach, Abraham, s. John and Catherine, Oley, Pa.
Roberts, Benjamin, 8. Anthony and Elizabeth.
Siurgis, Joseph, s. Joseph and Jane, Philada.



504 Kotes and Quoie-s.

Orpkrly-Book or Coi.oyF.i. "Walter SiKWAnx, Pi;xNsyLVAMA
Lint:, 17S0, — Among the Orderly-Iiouks in tiie Li'orary of the Histori-
cal Society of Pennsylvania is one of Colonel ^\'alter Stt'wart, of the
Penupylvania Line, ^lorristown. New Jersey, April 4 to Jnne 11, 17S(i.
It is in fairly good condition, but a number of pages are missing. The
following extracts are interesting :

IlEAD Quarters, Moeristowx, April IS, 1760.

The members of the Ancient and Honourable Society of Free and
Accepted Masons in the ditl'erent lines and stalVof the Army, are in-
vited to the Funeral of Major Piott of their Fraternity at Morristowu on
Wednesday y- 19th. Instant 3 o'clock P.M.

D.O. — Gen. Irvine is happy in informing the Troops that the Hon-
ourable House of Assembly of Pennsylvania has not only enacted a Law
for providing them v.-ith Clothing & State Stores during service, but
likewise generously voted each Oiticer and Soldier at the Expiration of
Service the following Quantitys of land free from tuxes (exclusive of
what is allowed them by the Continent.)

Major-Geuerals ..... 2000 acres.

Brigadier-Generals .... 1500 "

Colonels 1000 "

Lieutenant-Colonel:- .... 750 "

Surgeons GOO "

Majors ...... 600 "

Captains ...... 500 "

Lieutenants ...... 400 "

Ensigns 300 "

Surgeon Mates ..... 300 "

And as an encouragement, to the Xon-commissioned & soldiers, they
have likewise been Voted :

Sergeants ...... 250 acres.

Privates 200 "

The General hopes that these marks of xVttention & respect shown by
the Legislature of the State, will have a suitable impression on the
minds of the Troops & he Doubts not but further provision will be
made them for their ^leritorious Services.

Head Quarters, Morristown, April 22. 17?0.
The Guards to be very Alert in turning out to the Minister of France
& Committee of Congress, and paying them the same Honours as the
Commander-in-Chief.

Head Quarters, Morristowx, April 25, 17S0.
The Commander-in-Chief at the request of the Minister of France
[Luzerne], has the Pleasure to inform Major General Baron Stuben,
and the oflicers and men of the four Battalions, that the appearance and
manouvres of the troops yesterday met his entire approbation.

Uead Quarters, ifoRRisrowN, April 26, 1780.
His Excellency the Minister of France, was pleased to express in the
warmest terms his approbation of the Troops in the review of yesterday ;
applause so honourable cannot but prove new motives to the emulous
exertions of the Army, the f reneral has seen with peculiar Satisfaction
the zeal of all ranks to manifest their respectful attachment to a Gentle-



Notes and Queric?. 606

mail, ^vbo, to the Titie of lu.iTip: the Representativo of the Illustrious
friend and Allio of tht-.-e States, adds thnt of haviiiir given distingui&b.fd
proofh during liis residence among u= oi! the sincort-st Disposition to
advance their Intore>ts.

Genealogical and Pkrsoxal Xote< fkom the Journal of
Rev. jA^fES Si'KOAT, lyT^-lTSC—

177S. Tuciihvj, Xov. i7.— Kodc to Fagg's nian.,r. lodged at Mr.
McCuUougirs.

Xov. IS, Tnv/.u-.yr/a'/.— Married Col. Anders.ni and Eleanor :\rrCul-
' lough.

Dccciiiber 2. — Dr. Eichard Treat, who departed this life on Lord's day
eveni!ig. burled to-day. I preached his funeral sernion.

1(79. Jan'j. 1.2. — Baptized Col. Bavard's daughter Margaret, burn
Feb. ?0, 177-v

F-b'j. i6".— Married Col. Robert Knox to Sarah Hollinshead.

Ftht/. 22. — Baptized Dr. Rush's child, Anna Amelia, born Janv. 1,
1779.'

/'■'-y. 23. — R>'Ie 11 r.iiles to the sign of the Buck, and baptized a
child of Mr. Fullerton.

March 10. — This evening baptized Denuis de Bert, son of his Excel-
lency Joseph Reed.

March 11. — Dined this day at Monsieur Vauuxeui's with Col. Clark.

Mnrck 17. — I could not preach at the hospital [Bettering House]
beiiic called to attend the funeral of the wife of the senior Doctor, viz.
Dr. Jackson.

^farch 19. — Tills evening married James Humphreya to Mary Gil-
liard, both (»f the Northern Liberties.

March 22. — Buried my old friend Samuel Smith.

April 1. — Married Robert McKnight to Margaret Pierce, both of this
city.

April d, Tue-nlaii. — Married at Col. Clark's house, James Vanuxem
to Rebecca Clark.

Married Capt. Eichard Cox to Jane Ross.

April IS. — B.'^.ptized Anna Maria. dau2:hter of Col. Bavard, born
March 22d. last.

Baptized James, son Andrew and Margaret Parker, born April 17,
1778.

July 15. — Attended the funeral of George Ross E.=q.

Xov. 17. — Propose"! to preach at the hospital, but was called to attend
the audience of the Amba-ssador from France iu Congress.

Xov. SO. — Attended the funeral of my good friend Dr. AlLsoc. Dr.
Ewing preached the sermon.

Ike. 1. — Attended the funeral of Lazarirs Pine.

Ike. 2. — This evening married Mr. Webster's daughter to Dr. Spar-
hawk.

iJec. 6. — Rode to the White Horse and preached a funeral sermon
for Col. Sherirf, who was killed by a fall fnjm his horse. Funeral at the
Valley Church.

17S0. J'ini/. 19. — Visited the Pre.-^ident's Lady [Rted] who is sick
with the small-pox.

Ftbi/. 15. — Ck-n. Hand dined with ii.s.



506 Xotes ami Qi'tries.

April 9. — Baptized Mujor l\05s' daughter Sophia ^Marion — she is a
graud daughter of Kev. ^Ir. Braiucrd.

Jfaij 4. — [Married Benjamin Lawrence to Mary Dunlap.

Maij i6.— Spent the evening with the President of Congress.

June 29. — Baptized Pres^ident Keed's sou, George Washington. The
French Ambus.-iador and Mrs. Wasliington, the President of Congress
and his lady, were present.

Sept. 19. — Attended the funeial of Mrs. [Joseph] Reed, many people
present.

17S2. Fcbij. S. — This evening attended the baptism of IMrs. Liv-
ingston's child — Geo. Washington and lady and the Minister of France
were jjresent.

Epistle of Women Friends Burmngton, Xew Jersey,
Yearly Meeting to the Monthly Meetings, 1726. —

From Women ffriends at the yearly meeting held at Burlington the
21st of the 7th month 1720, To women ffriends at the several Quarterly
and Monthly Meetings belonging to the same.

Greeting :'
Dear and well beloved Sisters —

A weighty concern coming upon many ffaithfuU ffriends at this
Meeting in relation to divers undue Liberties that are too frequently
taken by some that walk among us and are accounted of us Wee are
willing in the pure love of Truth which hath mercifully visited our
souls Tenderly to caution & advise our ffriends against these things wch
wee think inconsistent with our Ancient Christian Testimony of plain-
ness in Apparel &c. Some of which we think proper to particularize.

As first That immodest fashion of hooped Pettycoats or the imita-
tion of them either by so.me thing put into their petticoats to make tiiem
sit full or wearing more than is necessary or any other imitation what-
soever which we take to be but a Branch springing from the same cor-
rupt Root of Pride. And also that none of our ffriends accustom them-
selves to Wear their Gowns with superlluous folds behind but plain &
decent nor to go without Aprons nor to wear superlluous Gathers or
Pleats in their Caps or pinners nor to wear their Heads dressed high
behind Neither to cut or lay their hair on their Iforehead or Temples.

And that ffriends are careful! to avoid wearing of stript shoes or
red or white heeld shoes or Clogs or shoes trimmed with gawdy colours.

Likewise That all ffriends be careful! to avoid superfluity of flurni-
ture in their houses and as much as may be to refrain using gawdy
floured or stript eallicoes & stuffs.

And also that no ffriends use that irreverent practice of taking
snuff or handing snuti-Boxes one to another in Meetings.

Also that ffriends avoid the unnecessary use of ffanns in Meetings
lest It divert the Mind from the more Inward and spiritual exercise
which all ought to be concerned in.

And also that ffriends do not accustom themselves to go with bare
Necks.

There is likewise a tender concern upon our minds to recomend
unto all ffriends the constant use of the plain Language &c being a
Branch of our ancient Christian Testimony for which many of our
worthy Elders underwent deep sufferings in their Day as they likewise
did because they could not give the common salutations by Bowing and



JVoks and Queries. 507

Crijigiiig of the Body v.hioh wee earnestly dt-sire iTriends may be oare-
full to avoid.

And v»-ee further tenderly advise and exhort that all ftriends be
careluU to maintain love & unity and to Match against Whisperings tfe
evil surmizings one against another and to keep in humility that noth-
ing be dune through strife or vain glory and that those who are con-
cerned to take an oversight over the fUoek do it not as Lords over Gods
Heritage, but as tr^ervants to the Churches.

Dear Sisters these things wee solidly recommend to yo"^ care and
notice in a degree of that Divine Love which hath graciously mani-
fested itself for the Kedemption of a Kemnant from the vain conversa-
tion custom and ffashions that are in the world that wee might be unto
the Lord a chosen Generation a Royal Priest-hood an holy Xation a
peculiar people shewing forth the praises of him who hath called us out
of D/arkness into his marvelous Light that wee may all walk as
Children of the Light and of the Day is the earnest desire of our Souls.

Wee conclude with the salutation of unfeigned love your ffriends
and Sisters.

Signed on behalf & by Ord' of the s'* Meeting by

HAN->"An Hill.

Extracts from the Diary of Benjamin Carpenter, Glouois-
TER CouxTY, New Jersey. —

177S. Xov. IS. — J have been at General Court amongst a great com-
pany of People these two days.

Dec, 5. — This day was an awful season. I saw & heard sentence of
death passed on nineteen men whom I exhorted & prayed with in
prison. I promised at their request to visit them again.

1779. Jany 10. — I exhorted the prisonei-s under sentence of death,
but as I thought they depended much on reprieves &. being many to-
gether & much people coming to see them, a general carelessness was
spreading amongst them.

Jany 23'''^. — I visited the prisoners, all being reprieved but one,
W^ Hammet. When I went in his apartment, I found him very
solemn, sitting in irons with one or two others. I read, sang a hymn
& prayed with him. He said he thought all his trouble A misfortunes
in this world v.-as for his good — that he was young, but little more than
nineteen, but that he was weaned from this world & saw its vanity &
did not desire a reprieve to be longer in it, for he again might fall into
sin & be worse prepared to leave it.

Janvary 20'^. — Being the day of his execution. I, with Mr. Kemble
went early in the morning to pay him the last visit, where Mr. Coleign
[Collin] the Swedish minister, also attended. He behaved with Chris-
tian courage & fortitude — shewed no fear of death, but joined with us
three & s])ent the rest of his short time in singing hymns, prayer &
reading. The keeper of the prison shewed him much kindnc-s in
keeping out company that came. He requested the favour of the Sheriff
to walk. When the oflicers came in for him and was about pinioning
his arms, he requested the Sheriff not to have the rope put on till he
came to the place, who told him the law required it and it must be put
on in prison. He then replied, if it was ao he must submit. I thought
Lis nature seemed to shrink. He then broke out into tears, but in a
short space, being reti-eshed with the Love of God with joyful fervency



508 . Neks and Qacries.

of miud he lifted his hcnrt i\x^<\ voice and brolco out. "You are now
tying my aims. ;u!<l tho Lord is now smiling on my soul." Afier ho
was brought off. lie asked U:r Mr. Coleign [Collin], with whom and
Mr. Kcmble ho walked hand in hand, to the place of execution, Mr.
Coleign and my.-elf trying to assist him with short suitente-s of j>rayor.
When he got in the cart and the Sheriil" telling him if he had any thing
to say he should have time, he roi[UC-ted that none might blame his
relations or reflect on them on his account. He forgave all his enemies
and hoped God would forgive them. He then com]>lained his arms
v.'as tied very tight, but said there was One in the cimrts of Irleaven
that would so'ii rcha-e them. He then a^kcd for his Keeper (the
Turnkey) bidding him larewcll, then taking his leave of us that attended
hin\, the raini-ter having before prayed with him, he continued in
prayer, commending his soul to God until he was swung olf, and ap-
peared to die a speedy and easy death.

Daxcixg Shoes of ISIO. —

Patknt Axatomical Daxcixg

Shoes.

Dedicated To The Ladies And Gextlemex

Of Philadelphia.

Such are the admirable qualities of this shoe,, that it would be a crime
in the author not to delineate them ease united v.itli elegance are oual-
itics in science rarely to be found in any country, happy Americans this
friendly genius originates with you, hyperbole upon hyperbole; healch
and duration claims a part in this admirable plan. Corns, twisted heels
and lacerated insteps shall no more agonize human n.iLure, no more
shall the aged witness the aid of the crutch, the middle aged shall walk
with certain sure and easy step, the young shall skip as an heart, and
never know their accumulated horrors, this shall derive m.ore of our
countn.' than all the celebrated corn plaster physicians ; for these mal-
adies shall cease to exist: wonderful that the genius of Crispen shouM
have made so happy a discovery ; the foot looses in its appearance o>ne
third of its size, as to a side view thereof, making it to appear exceed-
ingly neat.

The celebrated ^fr. "Whale has authorized me to say that he has not
in Europe seen any shoe so souple to fit the foot and for dancing as
Young's Patent Anatomical shoe. The facility of dancing in thrse
shoes are so suj.ierior to any ever oifered to the public, that none but the
wearer of them can possibly have an idea of ihe advantage derived from
them.

Ladies appartment in private, who will be waited upon for the pur-
pose of measuring them, by one of their own sex. Gentlemen's appart-
ment below in the back room ; the author has been these ten years
studying this principle, and has but just accomplished its end.

William Youxg, No. 31, Walnut Street.

Ladies Look Well To Yolk Last.

Never did nature assume a more smiling aspect, than those who wear
Young's Patent, they more than smile, they laugh and trip it as they
go on the light fantastic toe.

N. B. Price of fitting five dollars, in advance, as every Lady and



jyotes and Queries. 5011

Oentlcraan niu<t Ikivo a j>air of last? made particularly for their own
feet, aud reserved solely f >r their owu use ; whieh will entitle them to
be kept fitted let ■\\iiat fashions will occur. Younir Ladies and (.lentle-
men whose feet are not done jrrowins: to be kept fitted also. Elegant
Cossack Bootii upon an new construction. No please no pay.

LErrER OF r>r.x.TAMiN' K. IIayiu:)x to Cor.oNi:i> C. G. Child
(.Manuscript Collection, Plistorical Society of Pennsylvania). —

4 BCRWOOn Pl.ACK

CON.N'AUGnT Tkrrace,
liONno.v.

Aug. S, 1S32.

My deak wSir,

Your letter and ]\[r. Inmau's i:i;ave me a.s much unadulterated pleasure
as any letters I ever received. It is a delightful consolation at last to
find my Picture, the cause of so many anxious days of labour & nights
of thought, will find a resting place at last, free irom the calumnies and
dust-holes of my native country ; the reason is this : you in America
are fresh in your feelings — you are native in your energies, you are not
liable to be imposed on by pretences, to take the glitter of authority, for
sterling splendor ; if there be no gold beneath — you seem not to be dis-
posed to laud "Dust that is a little gilf," so much as "gold o'er o'er
dins fed. ' '

Then Jerusalem has many of my dearest associations connected ; all
■who were celebrated for beauty or talent in Europe at the Time, saw its
progress & hailed its conclusion (this is na exaggeration) — With that
Picture as a background — AVordsworth, Keats, Lamb, Wilkie and many
others have dined in my painting Room, & commented over its progress.
Sir George Beaumont, a man of exquisite taste sat by me often as I
painted it — and especially while I painted the Centurion's yellow
sleeve — My room has been so full of people of fashion, v:aiflng—a.n<\
the painting so full nring, that no more could be admitted till some
dro]>ped of!', Talma, Cuvier, have been of the number, and yet in spite
of this decided sensation, such was the influence of the lloyal Academy,
that the Dean of Carlisle, after telling the Kev. W" Phipps, he would
have it bought for St. George's Church, acknowledged, he had heard it
so abused by the Academicians, he mistrusted his own imjiressions I



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