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CONTENTS. NOTES :

Page Griffin's "Fidessa," and Shakspeare's “Passionate Pilgrim"

27 Caps at Cambridge

27 Letters of Eminent Literary Men, by Sir Henry Ellis

28 Newspaper Folk Lore

29 King James's Irish Army List of 1689-90, by John D'Alton

• 30 MINOR NOTES :- Authors and Publishers

-Inscriptions on old Pulpits - Recent
Curiosities of Literature - Assuming
Names - False Dates in Water-marks
of Papers -

• 31 QUERIES: Captain Farre

32 Marriage Ceremony in the Fourteenth

33 Manuscript Catena

33 MINOR QUERIES; - Jews and Egyptians

- Skin-flint-Garlic Sunday - Custom
of the Corporation of London - Gine-
ral Stokes – Rev. Philip Morant - The
Position of Suffragan Bishops in Con-
vocation - Cambridge Mathematical
Questions - Crabbe MSS. - Tilly, an
Officer of the Courts at Westminster -
Mr. Gye - Three Fleurs-de-Lys - The
Commons of Ireland previous to the
Union in 1801 — " All Holyday at Peck-
ham" - Arthur de Vere - Master of
the Nails-Nattochiis and Calchanti-
* Ned o' the Todding"

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