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WARBURTON MS. translated by me as literally as possible some few IV. iv, 31. And worthy Warburton prints cheek, years since from the French original of Dr. Valentin, shameful check it were, to and corrects it to check in the eminent physician at Nancy-who published stand on more mechanic MS. complement.

in France an interesting account of a visit or pilV. ii. 137. You sball Warburton MS. adds (To grimage be made to Jenner, of whom he became an advise me in all for Cleo. Seleucus).

enthusiastic admirer-to his old friend in London, patra.

M. Dubois de Chemant, the surgeon-dentist, should Cymbeline.

be recorded in ‘N. & Q.” Jenner, it may be noted, I. i. 50. To his mistress. As to his mistress. III. i. 12, There be many There'll be there will be of apoplezy, at Berkeley, in Gloucestershire, aged

only just previously to its date, died by an attack Cæsars.

(for there was but one yet
come when Cloten made seventy-four :-
this answer). MS, ex-

Nancy, February 5, 1823. planation.

SIR AND OLD FRIEND, --I happen to learn that Dr. III. iv. 138. Imo. Whero Warburton MS. places, Jenner is dead. I had written bim twice last summer then !

Where then at the end of to get information upon a fact which interested him. I preceding speech of Pisanio. did as much with Mr. Ring; [but] neither of them mado Hanmer also.

reply. I bave some uneasiness upon the existence of tho IV. ii. 47. This youth. Warburton MS. makes latter, who bas given me no sign of life for more than

Belarius's speech commence three years, and who was so punctual. I desire to know, at “This youth.'

"And first, of what malady Jenner died, and whether it was at shalt be over" being left Berkley. (To this query is added in the opposite margin

as Imogen's. Heath conj. "Ask Mr. Ring,"apparently by M. de Chemant.) Secondly. IV. ii. 129. For we do For we dof here the law. how many children he leaves, and whether the son that fear the Law ?

I have seen with him bas adopted the same profession. IV. ii, 276. No exorciser No exorciser charm thee! Thirdly, the titles of the works which he bas published harm thee !

since that in which he announced his discovery of vaccinaIV. ii, 277. Nor no witch. Nor no witchcraft harm tion. I pray you to obtain from some physician well craft charm tbee ! thee!

informed, and who knew bim, replies in writing to these IV. iii. 36. I heard to I had no letter. Mason questions. If Mr. Ring existe, no one better tban be letter. conj. also.

has it in his power to answer them. You will bave the V. ii. 1. The heaviness The heaviness of guilt. goodness to then send them for me. Mr. Ring knows and guilt. Collins conj.

tbe subject which determined me to write to them last V. jii. 72. Or hath more And hath more minis- year, and upon which I desired information. If someone ministers. ters. Hanmer conj.

publishes his eulogy, send it me. How is your health and NORMAN BENNET.

that of your wife ? Ours are passable. We were both at

Paris last summer. I took a journey to Italy in 1820. Trinity College, Cambridge.

which has fortified me and given me embonpoint. I

embarked at Marseilles for Naples; from there I traJUDGE JEFFREYS's HOUSE IN DUKE STREET velled over the Peninsula as far as Turin; afterwards I (Concluded from p. 244).--I have since looked up traversed Savoy and Switzerland. Never did I enjoy Mrs. Pitt's petition (No. 47, in vol. lxxxiii. of the and even travelled with, the youngest son of Lord Spencer

travelling so much. I there made the acquaintance of, Treasury Papers). It merely states that Sir (the Hon. Geo. Spencer (born December 21, 1799), Henry Fane, surreptitiously and unknown to peti- youngest son of Geo. Jobn, the second Earl], who came tioner's husband, obtained a new grant for the to see me here, and who dined at my house (on) return. ground without the park wall from King William, ing to England towards the end of the autumn of 1820. to the great prejudice, loss, and damage of her packet for Mr. Ring; I never know whether he remitted

Do you know his address ? He was entrusted with a husband and family. This hardship being after it. If Dr. G. Pearson is in London, recall me to his wards represented to the king, he examined into memory: Do not forget, I repeat to you, to be well the matter, and after perusing the Surveyor- informed of all that Jenner published in his life, and General's report, ordered that full satisfaction be to send me note of it. Farewell, my dear Sir. Present to made to her according to the recommendation of your wife my respectful compliments, and believe in all

the sentiments of affection with which I am very cordially that report, as will appear at large by the several

Your very obedient servant and friend, papers now lying in the Council office." Peti.

Louis VALENTIN, tioner has, however, not received a penny from the

at Nancy. Treasury since the above order was made, and is If you can, in your reply, send me the address of Dr. thereby reduced to the utmost extremity of want Physical Journal, you will obligo me doubly. As 600n 18

Granville, principal editor of the London Medical and and misery. Consequently she applied to the queen you know that an English physician has published the to consider her hard case and

give her relief. The eulogy of Jenner or a notice of bis life in a journal or petition was referred to the Lord High Treasurer. separately, (or any) memoir whatever, bave tho goodness A minate, bearing date March 3, 1702/3, records to send it to my address, on the first occasion for Parie, his decision : "There is no pretence for relief from to "M. Thiebaut de Berneaud, Rue des Sts. Pères No. 46,

en face de la Rue Taranne." ge Queen."

L. L. K.

Addressed " To M. Dubois de Chemant, SurgeonDR. JENNER. — The following apparently inedited Dentist, No. 2, Frith Street, Sobo Square, Loudon." letter, relating to the discoverer” of vaccination,

W. I. R. V.

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SUPERSTITION AT DUNKIRK. — The following Dictionary,' nor have I ever seen it in print before. communication from the correspondent of the But it is as expressive as ashamedness, for which Standard at Dunkirk appeared in that paper of it is substituted.

PAUL BIERLEY. February 27, and is worthy of a place in ‘N. &Q.’: “Many superstitions and customs which are rapidly

"OLD MORTALITY.'-- Apropos of the editorial becoming extinct in towns are still rife in French notice of a new edition of Old Mortality,' some Flanders, where, amongst the people, and chiefly the readers may be interested to trace the history of seafaring and agricultural classes, hobgoblins, ghosts: Paterson's descendants, which they can do in sorcerers, and witches are objects of general belief. If Letters to his Family,' by Nathaniel Paterson, evidence of this were wanted, it would be found in the fact that a few weeks ago a great stir was created in D.D. (Edinburgh, 1874). Dr. Paterson, well known one of the populous streets of this town by the report of in Scotland in his time as the author of "The a 'bogie' having taken up its domicile in a densely. Manse Garden,' was a son of Walter Paterson, the tenanted house; and the intervention of a priest to second son of “Old Mortality," who, like his father, exorcise the 'spirit' had to be resorted to before the

was a stone engraver. fears of the tenants could be allayed. A well-known

WILLIAM GEORGE BLACK. fish wife has just created quite a small reign of terror on account of the belief entertained by her neighbours that

12, Sardinia Terrace, Glasgow. she was able to assume the shape of a cat, and carry ill luck to all the houses she visited in this guise. No one Town.-Londoners, when they visit the North will attend a dinner of thirteen guests, and if perchance of England or Lincolnshire, often express astonishsalt is spilled, the author of the mishap must, with a ment at finding a little hamlet, or even two or pinch held between the forefinger and the thumb, trace three cottages, called a town. If they know the the sign of the cross. To cross knives or forks is regarded as ominous of impending eril, wbile turning a chair or a derivation of the word their wonder would cease. knife is stated to be the forerunner of quarrels. Ou “ The tûn is originally the enclosure or hedge,'whether meeting an old woman of uncanny appearance, it is of the single farm or of the enclosed village, as the burh deemed prudent, with the fingers, or with the index is the fortified house of the powerful man."-Bishop finger over a brick, to make the sign of the cross, by Stubba's Constitutional Hist. of England,' ed. 1875, which means the effects of the evil eye are averted. vol. i. p. 82. Should the same aged party touch a child, it is inferred that she has, by so doing, cast a glamour on it, and the The Revised Version of St. Matthew's Gospel only remedy is at once to run after her and tap her on (chap. I. v. 11) bas "village " where the translathe head. Certain persons are credited with the power tion of 1611 bas town. The change was, in my of sending ill luck to their enemies, and of damaging opinion, a most needless one. The Geneva version their harvests or their cattle. In connexion with the quaint beliefs, the custom, very widespread in these parts, and the translation in common use among Catholics of repairing to the church on Ash Wednesday, and having at the present time bave both of them town in this a cross marked on the forehead with ashes, and which is place. A curious instance of the need of explanaobserved by hundreds of Carnival makers, is not un- tion on this matter is furnished by Carlyle, who, worthy of coacluding this brief enumeration."

speaking of Winceby, in Lincolnshire, where there EVERARD HOME COLEMAN.

was a fight in which Oliver Cromwell was engaged 71, Brecknock Road.

October 11, 1643, says that it is “a mere hamlet, “Fate"=HUSBAND OR WIFE.—This expression and not a town.” Tbe people who dwell there was discussed in ‘N. & Q.’some little time ago. now, as heretofore, call it a town, and the good It may be as well to note a classical instance of wives still rebuke their “bairds” for playing the use :

in the town street in muddy weather. For the

time in which she lived Mrs. Bray was very well "Fanny Price--wonderful-quite wonderful ! That Mansfield should have done so much for you—that you informed on matters relating to dialect; but in should have found your fate in Mansfield 1"-Mansfield 1833, in one of her letters to Robert Soutbey, sho Park,' ch. xii,

shows herself to have been somewhat at fault as to EDWARD H. MARSHALL, M.A. this word, for she says that when the traveller Hastings.

"gets to Cudlipp town and asks wbere the town may be, [See gth S. i. 489; ii. 196.]

let him understand tbat a Devousbire one is not made SNEYD Davies, D.D. (1709-1769), Poet.-His up of a number, as it sometimes consists of a single baptism as "son of Mr. John Davies, Clerk in house, or two or three cottages, for here we never rate

quantity in such matters. I once was directed to a town Dog pole, and Mrs. Honora bis wife," is recorded which, when I arrived there, I found to consist of two in the parish register of St. Mary, Shrewsbury, pig-sties and a mud hut; yet lown it was, and will be so under date Oct. 31, 1709. See further · Dict. Nat. called through successive generations. - Traditions, Biog.,' vol. xiv. p. 156. DANIEL HIPWELL.

Legends, Superstitions, and Sketches of Devonshire, 17, Hilldrop Crescent, N.

iii, 288.

Sir James Emerson Tennant seems to have thought " ASHAMEMENT."-"We are not prepared to town in this sense to bave been a use peculiar to indorse the Duke's [of Devonshire] ashamement' Scotland, for he says that (Westminster Gazette, Feb. 4, No. 5, vol. i. p. 1, "& village in Ceylon, it must be observed, resembles col. 2). This word is vot in the New English a lown in the phraseology of Scotland, wbere the smallest

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collection of houses, or even a single farmstead with its article above referred to should be in the past buildings, is enough to justify the appellation.” tense. As to this see 76 S. iii. 4, 23, 283, 401. • Ceylon,' vol. i. p. 422.

EDWARD PEACOCK.

The grace alluded to before dinner, “ Pro hoc," &c., Dunstan House, Kirton-in-Lindsey.

never was a grace of the Inn, but simply one that

was favoured by the chairman at the time the SCOTTIANA.—It is worthy of notice that four writer of the article, I presume, happened to be individuals who were more or less associated with there. When Joseph Arden was principal be Scott have died within the last few months. In always said grace in English, “For what,” &c. August there died at Selkirk an old mason who The grace after dinner was always performed at in his youth helped to build Abbotsford. I made the Kentish Mess (oot “men”) until its extinction. a note of his name at the time, which I have mis-Though it is true no speeches were allowed, there laid somewhere, for I cannot put my hands on it. was an annual exception, when the chairman of the He used to relate that frequently while engaged in lower table made some laudatory remarks

to the his work on Abbotsford Sir Walter came and principal and rules (not “aules"). The Kentish conversed with him and his fellow-workman, Mess had three toasts, the one in addition to that “For,” said he, “the Shirra' bad nae pride aboot given being “Principal and Rules," all drunk

And then towards the close of last year without acclamation. died Dr. Skene, Historiographer Royal of Scot- I do not understand the statement (p. 266) that land, who was the son of Scott's old friend, Skene the judges “have still Chambers in the Inn in of Rubislaw, and who had actually resided in Chancery Lane "; they certainly have not ; neither Abbotsford as the guest of Scott. Next there was are there any “armorial bearings” in the house or the late Dr. Wordsworth, Bishop of St. Andrews, ball; and as no Berjeants are now made, they do not who, if I mistake not, accompanied bis illustrious give rings.

RALPI THOMAS. uncle the poet and Dorothy Wordsworth on their 27, Chancery Lane, tour through Scotland, when they visited Abbotsford and saw Scott, before he set out on what

“FINE CHAMPAGNE."— Everybody who froproved to be his last excursion to the Continent noticed that within the last few years the best

quents good hotels or restaurants must have Lastly, there died, during February, William Haldane of Earlston, who was personally | (which many

Englishmen, no doubt, pronounce as

brandy has been called either by the above name acquainted with Scott, and was present at his if it were English), or “ liqueur brandy," which is a funeral. He had many recollections, not only of better name, as it lends itself to no double meanScott, but of Hogg, Lockhart, Willie Laidlaw, ing. Even in Littré, “fine Champagne" is to be Andrew Gemmel (Edie Ochiltree), and Tom Purdie, found in the Supplement only (1877), and I myself

We are told somewhere in Lockhart's 'Lifo' well remember the days when the expression was that Sir Walter's mother knew a man who saw not to be seen or heard in Paris, although the Cromwell enter Dunbar, and now we chronicle

the thing must have existed then as it does now. snapping of those links which bind us to the living Littré's words are: “Fine champagne, eau-de-vie porsonality of Scott himself. So runs the world away.

W. E. W.

pure de Cognac. Etym. Champagne, nom d'un village de la Charente-Inférieure."

This is quite TABLE PROVERB.—The following couplet, form- incorrect. The real fact, as I learpt last year, ing part of a piece, entitled “Regime de vivre, when spending three months in Angoulême (Chawhich is printed at the end of Proverbes en rimes rente), is that that part of the department of La ov rimes en proverbes ' (Paris, 1664, ii. 359),

Charente wbich is immediately to the south of Apres disner demeure coy,

Cognac, and lies between the rivers Charente and Apres souper promene toy

its affluent the Seugne, is called la Grande and la looks very much like the original of our own gastro- Petite Champagne, the former being next to nomic saw,

Cognac.*
After dinner sit awhilo,

But I cannot do better than copy what I find in
After supper walk a mile.

the useful 'Dictionnaire des Dictionnaires,' edited

F. ADAMS. by Paul Guérin, with no date, but the preface 105, Albany Road, Camberwell, S.E.

dated January, 1886. Under the heading “ChamROBERT PALTOCK, NOT POLTOCK (See gth S. i.

pagne " there is :266) was an inhabitant of Clement's, not Clifford's, ongeaise.f Fine Champagne, premier cru, provenant de

“Champagne, 8. f., Eau-de-vie de la Champagne SaintInn. I have often pointed out this error, but it seems to crop up just the same (7th S. iii. 282). * So Hachette, in his ' Atlas '; but in Joanne's map of

It is from Clement's Inn that. Peter Wilking’is La Charente (see his book, quoted further on), it is the dated. See some interesting notes in the Atheneum, Petite Champagne which is next to Cognac. August 2 and 16, 1884, and February 14, 1885.

† La Saintonge is in La Charente-Inférieure, while in

Hachette's . Atlas,' la Grande and la Petite Champagne All the remarks about Clifford's Ion in the appear to be wholly in La Charente, and are so repre

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Genté, de Gimeux, de Salles et de tout le pays appelé “ Fod.”—I have no doubt that fod is a "ghostGrande Champagne et Petite Champagne, un peu moins word.” Halliwell's edition of Nares gives it, on the estimée provenant du pays appelé Petite Champagne."

strength of a quotation from the ‘Paradyge of And under “ Cognac,” he bas :

Dayntie Devices,' 1576: "As we for Saunders death " Les crus se divirent en six catégories bien distinctes : have cause in fods of teares to saile.” It is the old Grande Champagne ou Fine Cbampagne, Petite Champagne, Borderies, Très bons Bois, Bois ordinaires, et enfin story; a letter bas“ dropped out.” Read Alods, Troisième Bois ou Dernier Bois."

i. e., floods,

WALTER W. SKEAT. Champagne is feminine in this case, therefore, as it always is when it denotes the province so called spelt yern, has a twofold origin and signification. The

"YEARN.”—This word, which should properly be or any champaign couniry. "Fine Champagne

first of these, the only one now used, means to long was, no doubt, formerly included under the more general dame of Cognac, the chief town of the after, be deeply desirous of. The second means district. It would seem that the ravages of the intransitively) to griove or mourn, or (transitively) pbylloxera have reduced the quantity of the to grieve or vez. Prof. Skeat points out that brandy produced from the vineyards of the two Shakespeare never uses this word in the former,

but always in the latter sense. Charentes to one-tentb. This I learn from Joanne,

Johnson, how in his "Géographie de La Charente' (Hachette, ever, oddly enough, refers one passage in Shake1888), who goes on to say (p. 39) :

speare ('Henry V.,'III. iii.) to the former sense,

though it undoubtedly has the latter meaning. " Actuellement un grand nombre de propriétaires ne Pistol says, “Falstaff, be is dead, and we must yearn distillent plus leur propre vin ; ils emploient des grains therefor," i, e., we must mourn on that account. importés d'Allemagne et préparent ainsi une eau-de-vie inférieure qu'ils mélangent avec le peu de vrai cognac

The word occurs twice in the Authorized Ver. que produit le vignoble charentais."

sion of the Bible (Gen. xliii. 30 and 1 Kings iii. 26), If, therefore, this brandy is ever called “Cham. and in both places the former sense is intended, pagne brandy," as I daro say it is, it should be though not exactly in the way in which we use it remembered that there is no real connexion Version has retained it in both passages, since

I am sorry, therefore, that the Revised between it and the wine called " Champagne."

F. CHANCE.

the meaning is much better represented in the Sydenbam Hill,

Wycliffito version, and the Douay has practically

the game: His [Joseph's] heart was moved upon LAMLASH.- Adnotating “old Brodick's Gothic his brother” (Gen. xliii. 30). Coverdale renders towers” (“Lord of the Isles,' V. vi.), Scott writes his hert was kyndled towarde his brother," and thus :

the Great Bible has “his bert dyd melt upon his “ Brodick or Brathwick Castle, in the Isle of Arran,

brother. In the other place (1 Kings iii. 26), is an ancient fortress, near an open roadstead called Coverdale uses the same expression as in this, but Brodick Bay, and not far distant from a tolerable bar- the Great Bible introduces the word yerned, which bour, closed in by the Island of Lamlash.”

other versions have followed. As I said before, The reference, no doubt, is to the Island of (or in) this does not seem to express the exact meaning Lamlash Bay, described in Scott's ‘Diary' of his now conveyed by it, which almost requires the cruise among the Western Isles (Lockhart's 'Life,' preposition “after," and signifies longing for some. iii. 274, ed. 1837).

thing not present.

W. T. LYNN, The fact is that Lamlash is a hamlet on the Blackheath, mainland, with a bay in front in which lies Holy Isle, sacred in days of yore to St. Bride. Accord

AN OLD Civic INSTITUTION.—The following, ing to Scott, Bruce started for Carrick from Brodick taken from the Daily News of March 2, seems Bay or the neighbourhood ; but the local legend is worth preserving :that Whiting

Bay, still further south than both “Another ancient civic institution is on the point of Brodick and Lamlash, was the point of departure disappearingsIt is the old society of Fellowship(MacArthur's 'Antiquities of Arran ').

The

Porters,' wbich, if the recommendation of a Committee

of the Court of Common Council is adopted, will be İsland of Arran, which has so long retained its forth with disbanded and wound up. The London primitive simplicity of character, is likely to be- fellowship or brotherhood' of porters claims to have come better known in the immediate future, as it been incorporated in the days of that monarch whom is said that the Duke of Hamilton has consented Mr. Irving, in the character of Becket, is just now to grant feus on the sbore. THOMAS BAYNE.

nightly defying on the stage of the Lyceum; but its Helensburgh, N.B.

present Charter of Incorporation was granted by James I. in 1613. In other times they had a strict monopoly of

the porterage of house corn,' salt, coals, fish, and fruit, sented in Joanne's map also. But this may be a mis- and even in these days we believe they are enabled to take, and there may be a part of the district in each of exact a trifling gum on every case of oranges and other the two departments which are adjoining. At all events, commodities, when they allow interlopers to carry these it is clear that brandy of some sort is made in both the from ship to shore. The Company have, or lately bad, Charentes.

a ball by the riverside, near Waterman's Hall. Once

their members numbered three thousand ; but the roll took infinite pains to prove that Mary Grey, “a is now considerable reduced, and the Company has no Young Gentlewoman," was the real mother of the livery' or arms. It was an ancient custom of the Fellowship Porters to attend the church of St. Mary-at

80-called prince. Yet at a very early period after Hill, near the Custom House, with their wives and his birth Dutch caricatures, by Romain de Hooghe children, every Midsummer Day, in procession, carrying and others, show the child with a toy windmill in nosegaye, on which occasions a special sermon was his hand, in allusion, as we are told, to the parenton the communion rails for the relief of poor brethren." age mentioned in the beading of this query. Who

was the miller ?

J. Eliot HODGKIN. W. D. Pink.

FRANCIS, FIFTH DUKE OF LEEDS.-In the Queries.

obituary notice of this nobleman in the Gentleman's We must request correspondente desiring information been “understood that the Duke had presented a

Magazine for February, 1799, it is stated to have on family matters of only privato interest to affix their dames and addresses to their queries, in order that the comedy to the proprietors of Drury Lane Theatre, answers may be addressed to them direct.

which was intended to be brought forth in the

course of the present season (p. 169). If this RESIDENCE OF MRS. SIDDONS IN PADDINGTON. report was correct, what was the name of the

In April, 1805, according to Campbell, Mrs. comedy ; and was it ever acted or published ? Siddons took possession of a pleasant cottage at

G. F. R. B. Westbourne, near Paddington, which she furnished for her permanent residence. From some verses records that “Early on Wednesday morning,

TaE GREAT SEAL.—The Marquis of Carmarthen written by her husband on the occasion we learn March the 24 [1784), the Chancellors House was that the cottage was known as Westbourne Farm. broke open and tho Great Seal stolen” (Pol. This residence she retained till 1817, when she Mem. of Francis, fifth Duke of Leeds,' p. 100). gave it up, as she found it too retired, and took Was it ever recovered ?

G. F. R. B. the lease of the house at the top of Upper Baker Street in which she died, and on which the STEWART : HAMILTON.-I am most anxious to Society of Arts has recently affixed a tablet. Cunobtain information respecting the family of Stewart, ningham, in bis ' Handbook of London,' says that and more especially the branch which were settled the pretty little house and grounds which Mrs. at Culmore, co. Donegal, two centuries ago. Is it Siddons occupied at Paddington were destroyed to poseible to obtain complete pedigrees of the families make room for the Great Western Railway of Stewart and of Hamilton anywhere? Robins, in his 'Paddington, Past or Present,'

KATHLEEN WARD. states that he has been informed that Mrs. Siddons resided in Desborough Lodge, which at

FAMILY OF GREEN.-Can any of your readers the time he wrote (1853) was still standing in the give information as to Green, “ creature of Harrow Road, a little south and east of the Richard II.,” as Shakespeare has it, who, with second canal bridge. I have, in a casual way, others, was executed at the usurpation of Henry endeavoured to find the situation of Desborough IV.? Anything about the family, descent, or Lodge, but have not succeeded. Can any corre- Inq. p.m. (if existing) will be valued. spondent of N. & Q.' help to identify the house

KANTIANUS. in wbich the great actress lived ?

ALEXANDER SHERSON.-I want as much in. W. F. PRIDEAUX.

formation as possible about Alexander Sherson, of 29, Avenue Road, N.W.

Ellers Craig, co. Lancashire, sometime chief conJAGGER-Page Family.— I shall be very grate- stable of the city of Lancaster, or about any of fal for any information about Benjamin Jagger,

his ancestors.

ERROLL. who was born in Norwich about 1765, who came to London and served as a clerk in Messrs.

THE TAIRTY - THIRD REGIMENT.-Have the Maltby's office in Cheapside, and who emigrated records of this regiment been published ? I have to America in 1797. He assumed the name of heard it stated that in the middle of the last cenPage before his emigration. Who were his tury the regiment was known as “Johnson's Jolly parents ?

W. J. HARDY. Dogs," being so called after the colonel who com21, Old Buildings, Lincoln's Inn.

manded it at Dettingen ; also as “The Yellow

Boys,” from the colour of its facings at that period. THE OLD PRETENDER SON OF A MILLER. – As "The Duke of Wellington's Own" it had red Where can be found the original suggestion that facings, which, since it became a territorial regi. the “pretended Prince of Wales," afterwards ment, have been changed to white. When and known as the Old Pretender, was the son of a where was the regiment first raised ; and did it miller? I find not the slightest indication of this bear any distinction (territorial or otherwise), at theory in the many tracts of William Fuller, who the time, beyond its number? I am interested,

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