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HONORARY OXFORD DEGREES CONFERRED on account of his seceding from the "anti.
ON NEW ENGLAND CLERGY IN THE EIGH. episcopales," "a suis, multimodis contumeliis et TEENTH CENTURY.
injuriis vexatum." (Continued from 7th 8. v. 423.)
The degree of D.D. was conferred on March 27.
1759, upon William Smith, M.A., of Aberdeen, Degree conferred on June 4, 1753:
and Provost of the College at Philadelphia, upon Mr. Vice-Chancellor and Gentlemen,-Whereas it bath been represented to me that the Reverend Mr. Thomas
a representation on his behalf signed by the Arch. Bradbury Chandler, Master of Arts of Yale College in bishop of Canterbury and five bishops. As this New England, though bred a Dissenter, is now upon representation was printed at the time, and has sound principles a convert to the Church of England, been reprinted in America, and as it is a somewhat and appointed by the Society for the Propagation of the lengtby document, it need not be here reproduced. Goepel in Foreign Parts missionary at Elizabeth Town in Jersey; and whereas he is recommended by the Bishop
I will only quote that portion of the diploma which of London, Doctor Johnson of Connecticut, and several refers to Mr. Smith's exertions in stirring up repersons of the worthy Society aforesaid, as a person for i sistance to the French after the defeat of General his character and behaviour in the service of the Church Braddock, which had brought upon him much of England well deserving a mark of esteem from your odium amongst the Quakers, who maintained the University; I therefore, to give greater credit and countenance to his mission, give my consent that the
unlawfulness even of this defensive war:degree of Master of Arts be conferred on him by “Necnon in gravissimo rerum discrimine, popularibus diploma, I am,
suis auctor atque hortator acerrimus extiterit, ut contra Mr. Vice-Chancellor and Gentlemen,
Gallorum impetus iniquissimos, arma pro Rege, pro your affectionate friend and gervant, libertate, et communi omnium salute capesgerent, atque
ARRAN. adeo, cum suo ipsius damno, virum sese bonum patriæque Grosvenor Street, May 22, 1753.
amantem ostenderit.” Degrees conferred April 28, 1756:
Degree conferred December 24, 1760 :Mr. Vice-Chancellor and Gentlemen,-Whereas it has Mr. Vice-Chancellor and Gentlemen, I have been been represented to me that the Reverend Mr. William moved on the behalf of the Rev. Mr. Henry Barclay, Johnson took the degree of Master of Arts after seven Rector of Trinity Church, in the city of New York, who years residence at Yale College, Newhaven, in the pro- was sometime a missionary among the Mohock Indians vince of Connecticut, as appears by his diploma, and was bordering on that province, and by his indefatigable inafterwards admitted ad eundem at Harward College atdustry and perfect knowledge of their language had Cambridge, in New England, and that the said William more than common success in making converts to ChrisJohnson has been strongly recommended to the Society tianity; and as in his present situation he is esteemed as for Propagating the Gospel by Dr. Cutler and Dr. John an accomplished divine, and an ornament and support to son, the two principal missionaries of the said Society; I the Church of England; and as his friends are pleased therefore, to give the greater credit and countenance his to think that some mark of the University's favour will mission, make it my request that the degree of Master of add influence and efficacy to his pious labours; I recom. Arts be conferred on him by diploma.
mend it to the Convocation to confer the degree of I am, &c., ut supra, Doctor in Divinity on the said Mr. Henry Barclay by
ARRAN. diploma, and, in consideration of his circumstances, Grosvenor Street, Apr. 13, 1756.
without the usual fees, I am, Tbe diploma mentions that he is the son of Dr.
Mr. Vice-Chancellor and Gentlemen,
Your affectionate friend and servant, Samuel Johnson, Rector of the College lately
WESTMORLAND. founded in New York.
Mereworth Castle, December 14, 1760. Mr. Vice-Chancellor and Gentlemen,-It having been Degrees conferred January 23, 1766 :represented to me that the Reverend Mr. Samuel Fayer
Mr. Vice-Chancellor and Gentlemen,-Having been weather took the degree of Master of Arts, being then (of] seven years standing, at Harward College at Cambridge in
informed that Mr. (Henry Caner, Master of Arts | by New England, and was afterward admitted ad eundem at
diploma, March 8, 1735, ut supra), Minister of the King's Yale College, Newhaven, in the province of Connecticut, as
Chapel at Boston, Mr. [Samuel Auchmuty, Master of appears by his diplomas; and whereas the said Samuel
Arte, Rector of Trinity Church in New York, and Mr. Fagerweather (formerly a member of the Dissenting Con
[Thomas Bradbury] Chandler, Master of Arts (of Cb., gregation, but some time since a convert to the Church
Ch., M.A. by diploma, May 25, 1753, ut supra), migof England, and at present a strenuous supporter of its
sionary at Elizabeth Town in New Jersey, have been redoctrine and discipline) has been strongly recommended I own
commended to the University by the two Archbishops, to the Society for Propagating the Gospel by Dr, Cutler
and the Bishops of Durham and Winchester, as very fit and Dr. Johnson, the two principal missionaries of the
persons to be honoured with the degrees of Doctor in said Society, in consequence wheroof he hath been lately
Divinity by diploma; and finding that the three clergy
men in America who had formerly the same degree con. appointed a missionary of the said Society; I therefore, 88 a testimony that may render his influence more
ferred on them by our University are now dead; I give weighty and his mission more succeseful, desire that the
my consent to this their request, and recommend it to degree of Master of Arts may be conferred on him by
you to confer on each of them the said degree of Doctor
in Divinity by diploma, not doubting but that this will diploma.
I am, &c., ut supra,
promote the interest of the Church of England in those Grosvenor Street, Apr. 13, 1756.
And as Mr. (William Samuel] Johnson, Master of The diploma states that Fayerweather had been, Arts (son of the learned and pious Dr. Johnson, to whom
our University gave that degree long ago), is I find, like Prefixed to the work is a list of books printed wise recommended to you for the degree of Doctor of for Henry Curll, which is very curious. Carll ad Law by the above mentioned Bishops, who represent him as a religious man and well affected to our Established
vertises Miscellanea,' in four volumes, consisting Church, I also give my consent to this request, and am,
of Dryden's letters, Pope's letters, Whartoniana, Mr. Vice-Chancellor and Gentlemen,
and two original novels by Mrs. Plantin. Your affectionate friend and servant, | For 12s. 6d. you can obtain a collection, in five
LITCHFIED. volumes, of trials for divorce, impotency, sodomy, Hill Street, January 3, 1766.
rape, and the like. The diploma of Mr. Johnson describes him as “in Bound with the foregoing is “Court Secrets ; or Nova Anglia juris consultum.
the Lady's Chronicle Historical and Gallant: from W. D. MACRAY. the year 1671 to 1690. Extracted from the letters (To be continued.)
of Madam De Sevigne, which have been suppressed
at Paris. London Printed in the year 1727. [No CORLLIANA.–At the end of last year I pur-pu
publisher's name]." At the end of this little work chased from a London bookseller a production of
is a lengthy (three pages) list of “Novels Printed Curll's press. It is a small work with the follow
for H. Curll in the Strand." Amongst them are ing title, “Atterburyana, being Miscellanies of the
the following: "The Reward of Chastity illustrated late Bishop of Rochester, &c., with I. A Collection
in the Adventures of Theagenes and Chariclia'; of Original Letters, &c.—II. The Virgin Seducer,
“The entertaining Novels of Mrs. Jane Barker in a True History-III, The Bachelor Keeper, or
2 vols."; 'A Patchwork Screen for the Ladies : or Modern Rake, by Philaretus, London printed in
Love and Vertue recommended by Mrs. Barker": the year 1727 [price 28. 6d.]." This is evidently a
'Honour the Victory, and Love the Price,' by second edition, as another copy (priced at 14s.) ap
Mrs. Hearne ; The Spanish Polecat; or, the Adpears in the current number of the same bookseller's ventures of Seniora Rusina'; 'Memoirs of the catalogue. The date of this edition is 1721. A Life of Mrs. Manley'; and other curious works. former possessor has written on the fly-leaf of my Can any correspondent give me any particulars copy, " This is a very entertaining and moral book of the compiler of these works, which are curious profitable to be read by Old and Young.-I. N." and interesting for the lengthy list of Curll's On another fly-leaf is written, by the same hand,
E. PARTINGTON. “Atterburyana, a Jacobo Rollin.” The work is
Manchester. dedicated to Dr. Towne. The opening lines of the RailwAY TICKETS. It would be of some interest dedication are as follows:
(before the passing away of the elder generation “Sir, Wishing you a happy New Year in form; I will makes it impossible) to obtain records of the early without any further Ceremony, request one Favour more arrangements for booking railway passengers. The of you: to let me place this Fifth Volume of Miscellanies
first details were doubtless an inheritance from the on the same Shelf with the Four preceding ones, it being the Pinbasket of my Collections for the year Seventeenway-bills which found favour in the coaching Hundred and Twenty Six (How can we account for the times. If my memory does not deceive me, I have date 1721 on the other copy). And now my good Friend, a vision of the entry by a clerk of the sum paid by as I do, and shall upon all occasions make you my father. I each passenger (perhaps of his name) on the paper Confessor, I am in the first place to account for my Title Page; which I thus defend : As the most glorious River
slip given to him and on the counterfoil in the in Europe derives its Name from two small springs. Iin book from which it was torn, the tearing being like manner, have ventured to name this Miscellany from regulated by a thin sheet of brass. There lies betwo little, tho'the most polite Performances in it; which fore me a thin piece of pink paper, 41 in. long, and to silencé all impertinent Cavils, I received from the 1} in, wide, thus worded : Authors Son, Mr. Osborn Atterbury, Student of Christ Church, Oxon.," &c.
LIVERPOOL TO MANCHESTER. The dedication is signed “E. Carll," and dated
12 Sep 1832
at 2 o'Clock from Railway Station New Year's Day, 1726/7. No name appears on Paid 5/6.
JH. Agent the title-page, but from the list of works I find it N.B.-When seated, be pleased to hold this ticket in was published by H. Curll. Doubtless E. Curll your hand till called for,
(Turn over) was in durance vile for his transgressions.
On the other side :The contents form a curious mixture. First there NOTICE.-No gratuity allowed to be taken by any is “Mr. Pope's receipt to make Soup. For the use Guard, Porter, or other Servant of the Company, of Dr. Swift"; then a Latin oration by Dr. Atter- | Smoking in the First Class Carriages is strictly pro. bury, followed by a curious collection of letters hibited. signed “Pylades” and “Comma"; letters which The number of the ticket and signature of agent are passed between Capt. H-- and a Lady; and in MS.; the day and month are impressed by a poems by Suckling and others. Then come “The separate stamp. Virgin Seducer” and “The Batchelor Keeper," by It would, I think, be of service to a future hisPhilaretus.
torian of railway progress if some of our older
correspondents would furnish particulars as to the L'Abbe." He was a married man, and left issue phases through which the railway ticket has passed. in 1207. This is an instance of how the title beQuery when the present card tickets were first came perpetuated as a surname. See my tract on introduced ?
J. ELIOT HODGKIN. Ecclesiastical Surnames.' Richmond-on-Thames.
J. T. ABBOTT (retired F.S.A. Scot.).
Chelsworth House, Darlington, STEELE AND THE CHARTERHOUSE.-At p. 322 of| the "Report on the Earl of Dartmouth's Collection,'| THREE SOVEREIGNS IN ONE YEAR. — It has just published by the Historical MSS. Commission, been our privilege, with the whole civilized world, mention is made of the candidature of Sir Richard to watch with admiring sympathy the combination Steele for the Mastership of the Charterhouse, of heroism, fortitude, and sublime patience manivacant by the death of Dr. Thomas Burnet, author fested so simply and unostentatiously by the short of the 'Sacred Theory of the Earth. As this inci. and suffering reign of the Emperor Frederick II. dent does not seem to be mentioned by most of Perhaps the rare fact of three sovereigns occupying Steele's biographers, it may be worth while to call the same throne in succession in one year may attention to a letter from Steele himself on the deserve a record in 'N. & Q. If we except the subject to Mrs. Clayton, dated October 14, 1715, five days' royalty of the baby king“ Jean premier," and printed in Mrs. Thomson's Memoirs of Vis- which intervened betwen the reigns of Louis X. countess Sundon,' second edition, vol. i. p. 53. and Philippe V., and the nominal reign of two Steele writes :
months of the young Prince Edward V., which "I will not proceed in the affair of the Charterhouse, intervened between Edward IV. and Richard III., except I have the direct promise of the majority; though we must, I think, go back more than 800 years for a had I not been influenced, as I am now, with the most like occurrence. In the terrible year 1066, when entire resignation to the rule you have given me, I should two great battles were fought on English soil. have taken a pleasure to perplex those who have a great mind to be artful, and of whom Providence has taken so
three kings-all, strangely enough, not only of great care, that it will not let them be anything at all, if different families but almost of different races, they are not honest. I sincerely assure you, that I do for Harold II. was at least half a Danenot seek this station upon any other lien but to do good occupied the throne in succession. The Confessor to others; and if I do not get it, you will see my op died on January 5, and was buried the next dayposers repent that they would not let me be humble; for I shall then think myself obliged to show them what
the Feast of the Epiphany—at his new Abbey of place among mankind I am really in, and how useful I
Westminster, only " hallowed on Childermas-day can be to the family to whose service I have devoted my Dec. 28.” Immediately after the funeral of King life and fortune."
Edward, Harold was crowned at Westminster; his C. E. DOBLE.
short reign terminated on October 14, the date of Oxford
the battle of Hastings, or Senlac. William of
Normandy was crowned in the same abbey and by ABBOTT FAMILY: ARMORIAL.—The following
the same prelate who had crowned his rival on coat (unrecorded in any heraldic work) may be useful to your heraldic readers to add to their
Christmas Day in the same year. armories. It is also interesting as being the only
C. G. BOGER.
St. Saviour's, Southwark. example of such a bearing (that I am acquainted with), except the Penner and inkhorn brass. | ORDER AGAINST GAMES.—The following is from Gales (!), a chevron between three ink our forthcoming edition of Vicary's 'Anatomie':horns (?) or, impaled on the brass of Sir Walter 1554. Order against May Games, Stage Playe, &c., in Maunteli, Kat., in Nether Heyford Church, North- London Streets.* amptonshire, for Elizabeth his wife, one of the (Journal 16, leaf 287, back, between 19 April and 22 May, daughters and heirs of John Abbot, Esq., 1487.
1 Mary, A.D. 1554.) In 15 Henry VI. (1436) there is a grant recorded My lorde Mayre, and his brethern the Aldermen of of the manors of Overcourt and Nethercourt, in this our moste drade and most benygne souerayn Ladio
* the Quenes Citie and Chambret of London, on her hignos Daventry and Heyford, Northamptonshire, from
behalf, do straightlye charge and commande, that no John Abbot, Esq., to Walt Mauntell. It has long
maner of person or persones do in any wyse from hengbeen a doubt in my mind whether the pears worn furthe make, prepare, or set furthe, or cause to be made by the Suffolk Abbots and Archbishop Abbot are or set furthe, eny maner of mayegames or moryce not corruptions of the ancient inkhorns.
dawnce, or eny enterludes or Stage playes, or sett vpp Anotber interesting and unrecorded (heraldic
eny maner of maye pole, or bucler playeng, in any opyn
streat or place, or sounde eny drume for the gatheringe ally) Abbot coat is from the Abbaye de Gauffern,
of eny people within the said Citie or the lib[er]ties in Normandy, where we have a charter with the seal of “Ralph the Abbot”-viz., a knight in
* This Order implies, what we know is the fact, that
these Games and Plays had gone on in the streets or armour, bearing a shield on his left arm, with two
open places. Vicary must have seen some such, croziers in pale and a sword in his right hand, I '+ The Chamberlain's office or Treasury says Dr. Sharpe: surrounded by the legend "Sigillum: Radulfi the City of London was called the King's chamber.
therof! And also, yf any suche maye polo be alredie Louise, Victoria, and Maud. It may be rememlatelie set vpp in any open place within the Citie or bered that Sydney Smith invented a new name. lib[er]ties therof, that then the parisheners of the parishe where eny and euerye sucho maye pole ys set
Saba, for his daughter (Memoirs,' vol. i. p. 22). vpp, shall cause the same, withe convenient speade, to be I once invented a name, Mareli, which was intaken downe agayne) & no longre suffre them theare to tended as an amalgam of the names Mary Elizastande, not only vppon payne of ymprisonement/ but also | beth. I did this for the purposes of a little story, vpon suche further payne as the said lorde Mayor & lin which the father of the baby girl has asked two Aldremen shall thinke meate and convenient/
God save the quene!
wealthy maiden aunts to be the two godmothers; 1557. "The xxx day of May was a goly (goodly or and he proposes to call the baby Mary Elizabeth, jolly] Maygam in Fanch-chyrche strett, with drumes after the respective Christian names of the two and gunes and pykes; and ix wordes (The Nine Worthies] aunts. Miss Mary Ricketts consents to this, and dyd ryd; and they had speches, evere man; and the promises to give her godchild a handsome present. morris dansse, and the sauden [Sultan), and a elevant
Miss Elizabeth Meagrim will do the same, provided with the castyll; and the sauden and yonge morens (Moors] with targattes and darttes; and the Lord and
that the baby is named Elizabeth Mary instead of the Lade of the Maye.'- Machyn's Diary, 1550-63, Mary Elizabeth. Miss Ricketts will not yield ; p. 137, ed. 1848.
and at last the father finds a way out of the diffiThere are many Acts of Common Council against culty by inventing the amalgam Mareli, with which interludes, plays, &c. PERCY FURNIVALL. combination the two aunts are satisfied. This little
tale was published in a six-sbilling volume, 'The Miss FOOTE, THE FAMOUS ACTRESS. — The Curate of Cranston, with other Prose and Verse,' following has been a piece of club history for the by Cuthbert Bede (Saunders, Otley & Co., 1862). last forty or fifty years, and distinguished men | In the obituary of the Times, April 2, 1870, apnow living could be mentioned who love to tell it peared the following ;still. Miss Foote, the celebrated actress, had “On the 30th ult, at Eastbourne Priory, near Midbecome the wife of Lord Harrington. Queen hurst, Mary Elizabeth (Mareli), third daughter of Adelaide having objected to this lady attending Francis and Martha Tallant, in her ninth year.' her Court, Lord Harrington waited upon the I conclude that the parents had read my story, and Premier, and very clearly conveyed his intention called their child Mareli as a pet name. of opposing the Reform Bill if such invidious exclu
CUTHBERT BEDE, sion should be extended to his wife. The threat
cat TAE VERIFICATION OF QUOTATIONS.—Among told, and the Bill received Lord Harrington's support. For half a century this story has obtained cur.
the many hackneyed quotations in use in political
matters is the well-known saying of Gustavus rency. Just as a counterfeit should be nailed when
Adolphus's great Chancellor Oxenstjerna as to detected, it may be well to say that, inquiry having
“the little wisdom with which the world is been made in the House of Lords, there is no evi
| governed.” Coleridge, in his 'Table Talk,' quotes dence that Lord Harrington was present at any
it as follows: "Nescis, mi fili, quam parvâ stage of the Reform Bill, viz., second reading, April 13, 1832; committee, May 7, 21, 22, 23, 24,
sapientiâ regitur mundus." Struck by the bad
Latinity of this, I had recourse to Chambers's and 30; report, June 1; third reading, June 4. The
Cyclopædia,' and there I found it, “Nescis, mi Lords' Journals contain lists of the peers present
fili, quantillâ prudentiâ homines regantur." Still on each day that the House sits; and, so far as I
unsatisfied, I consulted a distinguished friend, who can discover, Lord Harrington did not come to the
turned to a little German book of quotations, House at all. Lady Ashley, who was lady-in-wait
"Geflügelte Worte,' and there it ran, "Quantula ing to Queen Adelaide and wife of the Vice-Chamber.
sapientiâ regatur orbis." But a day or two afterlain, denies that the countess in question was ever
wards he lighted on a Latin essay of his own, when presented at Court. “Lord Harrington invariably
an undergraduate at Balliol College, Oxford, and voted with the Tories," says Lord Sydney, to whom
found yet another version, “I puer, nescis quan. the question was referred. This inquiry is one of
tulâ sapientiâ res orbis terrarum administrentur," many which the editing of O'Connelī's correspond
and this reading was endorsed as correct by his ence--soon, I hope, to appear-rendered necessary.
tutor, an accomplished scholar, now a dignitary of W. J. FitzPATRICK, F.S.A. Garrick Club.
the Church. I applied to one of the masters at
Eton, an undoubted authority, and he gave me LOUVIMA, A NEW CHRISTIAN NAME.—It is stated quite another rendering; and again another was in the newspapers—but it may not be correct; for, at hand, in which the variation was “gubernetur as Theodore Hook said to the credulous old lady, mundus." Six various readings lay before me, “ Those rascally newspapers will say anything”- each one backed by an extremely respectable that Sir Francis Knollys, private secretary to authority. I determined to hunt it to its source, H.R.H. the Prince of Wales, has named his first- and this "Geflügelte Worte' informed me was born Louvima, which is an ingenious amalgam of Lundblad's 'Svensk Plutarch. I searched the the names of the three daughters of the Prince - Bodleian. The book was not there. Then the
Library of the British Museum. They had portions in any of our numerous quotations for the word. Can of it, but not that I wanted. Then, through a any one say what was the nature of the vehicle friend, I invoked the aid of a Swedish scholar, called a chaise-marine, which is often mentioned Dr. H. Hagelin, wbo, at my instance, consulted during last century, and appears (1823) in 4 Geo. IV., first the library at Upsala, and finally ran it to c. 95 $ 19, “Nothing...... in......this Act......shall earth in the Royal Library at Stockholm; and extend......to any chaise-marine, coach, landau, here it appears in a different version from any of berlin”? (To anticipate ingenious suggestions, it is the preceding : Lundblad, 'Svensk Plutark II.,' perhaps desirable to say that it was not a bathingStockholm, 1826, p. 95, "An nescis, mi fili, quan- coach.) Reply direct, please. til å prudentiâ regitur orbis.”
J. A. H. MURRAY, Wise was the remark of Dr. Routh, the late Oxford. venerable President of Magdalen, that he spent the last of his declining years "in verifying quota
CHAD PENNIES, according to Brewer, 'Dict. P. tions.” But here the question will arise, Was it
quota and Fable,' are penpies paid at the cathedral of
Lichfield, dedicated to St. Chad, on Whit Sunday, Dr. Routh who said this; and did he express him
in aid of the repairs. I should be glad to receive self in exactly these words ?
authentication or illustration of this statement, for John Rice BYRNE.
which no authority is given. Also of the origin
of chad farthings, referred to by Halliwell (for Queries.
which we have one authentic quotation). We must request correspondents desiring information
J. A. H. MURRAY, on family matters of only private interest, to affix their
Oxford. names and addresses to their queries, in order that the answers may be addressed to them direct.
EGOTISM.—Littré, s.v. “Égotisme," says that the
origin of the intrusive t is a question for English CHAFFER.—Trench, in his "Select Glossary'
scholars. It would appear, however, that the word
is really of French origin, for Addison, in Spectator, (ed. 1859, p. 32), says, “ To chaffer is now to talk much and idly"; and Webster, Ogilvie, Cassell, &c.,
No. 562 (1714), says, “The Gentlemen of Port have this sense on the authority of Trench. But
Royal......branded this form of writing (in the first no examples of chaffer=chatter, jabber, have been
person) with the name of an Egotism ; a figure not sent in by the readers for the Dictionary.' Can
to be found among the ancient rhetoricians." I any reader of N. & Q.’inform me where the word
should be glad to learn where the passage referred is so used ?
J. A. H, MURRAY.
to is to be found ; it does not appear to occur in Oxford.
any of the Port Royal treatises known to me.
The inserted t is presumably due to the analogy CHALLIS.-Can any one give me information as of some rhetorical or grammatical term, possibly to the name and origin of this fabric of silk and idiotisme; but perhaps the context of the passage worsted? If Mr. Beck is right in the 'Drapers' in which the word first appears would settle the Dictionary,' that it was first introduced at Nor- question as to its formation. wich about 1832, one suspects that the name is
HENRY BRADLEY. the common English surname Challis. Some im 11, Bleisho Road, Lavender Hill, S.W. provement seems to have been made on it in France in 1838, and I believe the name commonly
MACREADY. — Can any of your contributors passes as French, and is pronounced shally. So,
throw light on the following difficulty ? In the
O first line of his 'Reminiscences,' Macready states at least, says Webster and English dictionaries
that he was born in “Mary Street, Tottenham which copy him. But Littré (who gives it in his supplement only as challis, chaly, chalys) knew
| Court Road, 3rd March, 1793.” Now, I can find no French origin for the word, and in French it
| no evidence that there ever was such a street. It looks rather like the English word adapted. Where
is not shown in either the 1787 or the 1797 edition Webster (and his English copiers aforesaid) found
of Cary's New and Accurate Plan of London and that there is a French word chaly, meaning “a
Westminster,' which gives this district in great fabric of goats' hair,” I cannot discover. Can any
detail, nor in Horwood's Plan of the Cities of one help me? We also want quotations before
London and Westminster' (1799), which professes 1849. Can Norwich correspondents help?
to show not only every street but every house J. A. H. MURRAY.
| Some biographical notices give“ Charles Street, Oxford.
Fitzroy Square," as Macready's birthplace. There
is, as every one knows, a Charlotte Street, FitzCA AISE-LONGUE: CHAISE-MARINE.-In a modern roy Square, but the nearest Charles Street is the dictionary I find the first of these entered as chaise- continuation of Goodge Street, which scarcely lounge (as a kind of " lounge"). I should be glad comes within the Fitzroy Square region. Macto know whether this is a current vulgar corruption, ready's parents seem to have been domiciled in or merely a slip of the writer. It does not appear the parish of St. Pancras, for his sister, Letitia