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PAGE Emblematic Vignette : July, 1 London Mug-house,

110 Scratch-backs,

238 Initial Letter: July, 1 Mug-house Riot,

111 Portrait: William Maginn, LL.D., 240 Antique Gem-the Dog Star, 5 Bloomer Costume,


Lady Mary Wortley Walton's Initials, 5 Rock of Gibraltar,


242 St Winifred's Well, Flintshire, . 6 Fleet Marriages,

118 Initial Letter,

244 Medal struck to commemorate St James the Great,

121 Curious Vignette-Four Indian the Battle of the Boyne, 8 Oyster-shell Day,

122 Kings,

244 Equestrian Statue of William III., 9 Legend of St Christopher, . 123 House at Portsmouth in which Double Boat,

11 Portrait : Thomas Campbell, . 129 the Duke of Buckingham was Portrait : Dr Garencieres, the



254 Translator of Nostradamus,

140 Lady with a Pig's Head,

256 Initial Dlustration : Tir Federal, 15 Sir John Bolle, 143 Cloth-fair,

263 Swiss Peasants at the Tir Federal, 15 Gray's Window, St Peter's Col Lee and Harper's Booth, BarthoHall of Prizes at the Tir Federal, 16 lege, Cambridge,

lomew Fair,

264 Portrait: Old Scarlett, the Peter. Autograph : Ignatius Loyala, 148 Faux the Conjurer's Booth, 265 borough Sexton, 17 Emblematic Vignette : August, 150 The Mermaid,

266 Fairlop Oak, 22 Initial Letter : August, . 150 The Spotted Boy,

267 Portraits : 'The Old Hermit of Traitors' Gate, Old London Bridge, 158 Portrait: Chatterton,

268 Newton Burgoland' (two cuts), 27,28 Tomb of William Rufus, Win Earl of March's Racing Carriage, 283 31 chester Cathedral, :

161 Portrait and Autograph: John Burke's Dagger-scene in the Ancient Writing Materials (three Bunyan,

289 House of Commons-Gillray's


163, 164 Bunyan's Meeting-house, Zoar caricature, 36 Portrait : Richard Arkwright, 166 Street, Southwark,

290 Don Pantaleon Sa, 40 Powel's Puppet-show,

168 Emblematic Vignette: September, 292 Fashionable Lady of the 17th Curious Form of Signature, used

Initial Letter: September,

292 century, .

42 by Christopher Columbus, 171 London, as it appeared from Hurling the Whetstone, 45 An English Pilgrim,

176 Bankside, Southwark, during Old Whetstone in British Museum, 45 Gateway of Walsingham Priory, 177

the Great Fire,

302 46 Gowrie House,

178 Church of All-Hallows Staining, 304 47 Portrait and Autograph : Ben Great Winchester Street,

306 50 Jonson,

182 Back-alley, St Bartholomew's, 307 52 The Sea-serpent-from Pontop

Dick Tarleton,

308 55 pidan, 185 An Exchequer Tally,

310 Bear-garden, Bankside, Southwark, 57 Welsh Man's Inventory-Quaint Sea-bishop,

311 60 Vignette, 188 Sea-monk, .

311 61 English County Gentleman read Golden Cross, worn by St Cuthbert, 312 71 192 St Cuthbert's Beads,

313 A. Bagnige Wells Scene, 1780

, 72 Initial Ilustration : Si Lawrence, 196 Amphitheatre : Stratford Jubilee, 73 Portrait : Sir Charles James 1769,

318 73 Napier,

198 James Boswell, at the Stratford 74 Greenwich Observatory, 200 Jubilee, 1769, .

319 Duel Scene at Gresham College, 203 Portrait : Patrick Cotter O'Brien, 326 77 James I. in Hawking Costume, . 212 Curfew,

333 83 Hawk's Bells, : 212 Portrait: Roger Crab,

334 87 - Lure, 213 Antique Bookbinding,

338 Portrait: Joe Miller,

216 Ancient Books (two cuts), 339, 340 90 Joe Miller's Tombstone, St Cle Lunardi's Balloon,

346 ment Danes Churchyard,

217 Pest-house in Tothill Fields, The Douglas Banner, .

219 Westminster, .
96 The Comet-first British steam Catchpoles (two cuts),

220 Engagement off Flamborough
98 Ballad-seller,
221 Head,

375 99 -, temp. William III, 222 Harvest Home,


391 223 New River Head, 1665, Festival at Tutbury,

392 225 Autograph: Myddleton,

392 104 Autograph : Frederick the Great, 230 Little Conduit in Cheapside, 107 Washing Tally, .


Tankard Bearer, 109 Memorial of Jacobite Martyrs,

393 235 | Water Carrier,

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Sadler's Wells, 1745,
White Conduit House, 1827,
“The Dog and Duck,' 1780,
La Pucelle, from her Monument

at Orleans,
Wayland Smith's Cave, .
Mass in the Campagna,
Kett, the Rebel, under the Oak

of Reformation, .
Burns's Monument at Dumfries, 94
Silhouette of Mrs Burns, widow

the Poet,
Hampden Church,
Portrait: John Hampden,

Mr Bright,
Initial Letter Mary Magdalene, 101 Grub Street,
Vischer’s Rat-catcher, 17th cen.

Portrait : Richard Gibson,
'Jenny Geddes's Stool,

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Emblematic Vignette : October, 398 Emblematic Vignette : November, 525 Belzoni at Sadler's Wells as the Initial Letter: October, 398 Initial Letter : November, 525 Patagonian Samson,

651 Portrait: Joseph Ritson, 405 Pledging Healths (two cuts), . 530 Marine Ceremonies at 'Crossing Cresset-bearer, 409 Jew's House at Lincoln,

535 the Line,'

654 Watchman-temp. James I., . 409 Lisbon,

537 | Ancient Gothic Crown, . 660 Old Street Lamps,

410 Gunpowder Conspirators, . 547 Legendary Representation of St Aristocratic Extinguishers, 411 | Vault beneath the Old House of Nicholas,

662 Silver Heart in Culross Abbey


548 Portrait : Selman, the Cut-purse, 669 church, 416 Procession of a Guy,

Mall Cut-purse, .

671 Figure of a Heart delineated on Portrait: Princess Charlotte, 553 Fortune Theatre, Golden Lane, Tomb in St John's Church,

Madame Roland, 559 Barbican, as it appeared in 1790, 676 Margate, .

416 The Giants in Guildhall, 562 | Autograph : Christiana, Duchess Representation of a Heart in Pageant exhibited on Lord Mayor's of Lorraine,

678 Church of Lillingstone Dayrell, 417 Day in 1616, .

563 | Lauriston Castle, as it appeared Ancient Watches (four cuts), 419, 420 Chariot of Justice in the Lord at the close of the last century, 679 Portrait: the Lady Protectress, 426 Mayor's Pageant, 1698, . 565 Altar to Baal,

788 Harry Rowe,

436 St Martin dividing his Cloak with Mysterious Inscription — AntiHastings from the Fairlight a Beggar,

567 quaries puzzled,

689 Downs, 444 | Ancient Forks,

573 The Hardicanute Marble, 690 Battle of Hastings,

444 Shower of Falling Stars at Nia Fame eluding her follower, 690 Orator Henley,


gara, in November 1833, 577 Portrait : William Hogarth, . 700 The Diamond Necklace, . 452 | Old Parr's Cottage, near Alder. Sun-dial and Fountain, formerly Whistle Drinking Cup, 456 bury, Shropshire,

582 at Leadenhall Corner, London, 712 Fan-mount, representing a Lottery, 466 Portrait : Mr Wombwell, 586 Pulpit Hour-glasses (two cuts), Lottery · Fly-leaves' (three cuts), 468 Procession of 17th November 1679, 'Almanac Day' at Stationer's Portrait: Lord William ( Belted commemorative of the murder Hall,

716 Will') Howard, 473 of Sir Edmundbury Godfrey, . 588 The Flying Ship,

721 Portrait : Grace Darling, 475 Demonstrations on Queen Eliza The Judgment of St Thomas,

724 Samuel Taylor Cole beth's Day, in 1679,

589 The Yule Log,

734 ridge,

481 Portrait : Sir Henry Lee and his Initial Illustration : Snapdragon, 738 Fox-hunting-Gone Away!' 489

590 | Party of Mummers,

740 Bloodhunter clear A Lady's Face adorned with Lord of Misrule,

742 ing a stone-wall in good style, 490 Patches--temp. Charles I., 593 | Children's Carol on ChristmasPunch-bowl Sign-the "Spiller's Assault on Dr Hill at Ranelagh, 603 morning,

748 Head,' 498 Robin Hood's Grave, .

607 Christmas-morning Carol by ChilInterior of West Wycombe Portrait and Autograph : John dren in Yorkshire,

750 Church,


617 The Offering of the Magi, 751 The Alfred Jewel, 507 Great Storm : Destruction of the Rings of the Magi,

752 Serenade of 'Rough Music, 510 First Eddystone Light-house, 624 Initial Illustration : Old English Portrait: John Keats, 512 Defiance to Pitt's Horse Tax: a Christmas Fare,

754 Henry Welby, the Grub Farmer riding his Cow to Cumnor Church, Berkshire,

760 Street Hermit, 515 Market,

627 St Monday in the Days of Ducking for Apples on Halloween, 520 Residence of Washington Irving, 628

Hogarth, .

770 The Luck of Edenhall,

522 Mortimer's Hole, Nottingham A Stationer's Stall, or Bookshop

Castle, Cheapside, with the Procession of



in the Olden Time, Marie de Medici on her visit to Emblematic Vignette: December, 639 The White Horse of Berkshire,

778 Charles L and his Queen, 524 Initial Letter : December, 639 Primitive Style of Skating,






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Page 121, col. 1, lines 2 and 3. The mode of death attributed to St James the Great was that of St James the Less. 229. Some inaccuracies in the account of Eugene Aram are pointed out in the following interesting letter from

a correspondent : '1. In the first place, the defence of that most extraordinary individual—which will ever delight the man of taste, the antiquary, and the scholar; of the authorship whereof an attempt has been very recently made to deprive himwas not delivered extempore, but was read before the court by the cruelly used prisoner, who, at the conclusion of the trial, or on the following day, handed over, on request, the original and only genuine manuscript copy of it to Mr Wharton, who is believed to have been the governor of York Castle at that time. In Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 233, July 16, 1836, p. 194, wherein the defence is given nearly in extenso, it is stated correctly to have been delivered in writing.

2. The extreme penalty of the law was carried into effect at York and not in London. Was it likely the authorities would be at the expense carrying a poor schoolmaster nearly 200 miles for the purpose of hanging him, and then bringing his body back again to be gibbeted? A coincidence in the names of places appointed in former times for the awful sacrifice of human life to offended laws at York and London has probably led to the mistake. For many years before and after Eugene Aram suffered, the place of execution at York was a short distance out of Micklegate Bar, and is thus described by Hargrove in his history of that city, vol. ii. p. 512, 8vo. York, 1818 :-“A little beyond the Mount, on the right of the road, stands a White House, formerly called Gallows House, which was, till within the last four years, used as a manufactory for starch. Beyond it, on the opposite side of the road, a gallows, for the execution of criminals, was erected during the night, in March 1708; prior to which time, capital punishment was effected in the area of the castle. Its form was the same as Tyburn, near London, and it went by the same name. The culprits were conveyed as public spectacles, in a cart from York, surrounded and followed by immense multitudes : and this barbarous custom, with its brutal concomitants, disgusting to the feeling mind, was continued till August 1802, when the new drop was erected behind the castle. The hillock, where the unfortunate offenders of the laws forfeited their lives, may yet be seen.”

*3. The trial and conviction of Eugene Aram took place at York, on Friday the 3d August 1759, and his execution on the Monday following, being the 6th of that month, and not the 16th, as stated in your most interesting work.

'I may add that the judge who tried, and (for anything which appears in print), upon the unsupported evidence of a
guilty accomplice—a perjured monster, who, according to all accounts, “was a big, broad-shouldered, square knave,”
consigned the ingenious and accomplished, though ill-fated scholar to the scaffold, was William Noel, Esq., younger
brother of Sir Clobery Noel, Bart., and the second son of Sir John Noel, Bart., of the family of that name—Viscounts
Wentworth. “He was,” says Collins in his Peerage, vol. vi. p. 211, ed. 1812,“ one of the M.P.'s for Stamford,
Lincolnshire, in 1722, 1727, 1734, and 1741, of which corporation he was also recorder. In 1747 and 1754 he was
returned to parliament for Westlow (or Portpignam), in Cornwall. In 1750 he was appointed chief-justice of Chester,
and continued in that office till March 1757, when he was constituted one of the judges of the Court of Common
Pleas. He died December 8, 1762."

'His colleague upon the Northern Circuit in 1759, was Henry Bathurst, Esq., also of the Common Bench.'
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. 1, line 3: for Guanahani or San Salvador, read Watling's Island. The recently-ascertained fact is

indicated on p. 171 of the same volume.
2, · 13. A correspondent gives us a preferable etymology for Holborn—the Saxon Hulbourne, 'the

stream at the foot of the hill.' 718. The above correspondent points out that Queen Square was so named in honour of Caroline, the consort

of George II. (col. 1, line 49); that the words 'architect of the Bank of England' should be deleted (col. 1, lines 65 and 66); that for Denvil Street should be read Denzil Street, the reference being of course to Denzil Holles (col. 1, line 57); and that Gatherum should be Guthrum (col. 2, line 69). Ho also

, in p. 719 (col. 1, lines 13 and 22), corrects Cealchylle into Cealchythe, and Stebenhythe into

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