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Notes and Queries, Number 235, April 29, 1854 A Medium of Inter-communication for Literary Men, Artists, Antiquaries, Genealogists, etc.   By:

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"When found, make a note of." CAPTAIN CUTTLE.

No. 235.] SATURDAY, APRIL 29. 1854. [Price Fourpence. Stamped Edition 5d.


NOTES: Page Curious Old Pamphlet 391 Errata in Printed Bibles 391 Impossibilities of History 392 Unregistered Proverbs, by C. Mansfield Ingleby 392 Mr. Justice Talfourd, by H. M. Bealby and T. J. Buckton 393 The Screw Propeller 394 Ancient Chattel Property in Ireland, by James F. Ferguson 394 Bishop Atterbury 395

MINOR NOTES: "Milton Blind" Hydropathy Cassie The Duke of Wellington Romford Jury Edward Law (Lord Ellenborough), Chief Justice Chamisso Dates of Maps Walton Whittington's Stone on Highgate Hill Turkey and France 395

QUERIES: A Female Aide Major 397

MINOR QUERIES: "Chintz Gowns" "Noctes Ambrosianæ" B. Simmons Green Stockings Nicholas Kieten Warwickshire Badge Armorial Lord Brougham and Horne Tooke Rileys of Forest Hill Fish "Lavidian" "Poeta nascitur, non fit" John Wesley and the Duke of Wellington Haviland Byron Rutabaga A Medal The Black Cap The Aboriginal Britons 397

MINOR QUERIES WITH ANSWERS: "Gossip" Humphry Repton "Oriel" "Orchard" "Peckwater" Richard III. Binding of old Books Vessel of Paper 399

REPLIES: King James's Irish Army List, 1689, by John D'Alton 401 Quotations Wanted, by G. Taylor, &c. 402 Oaths, by James F. Ferguson, &c. 402 Remuneration of Authors, by Alexander Andrews 404 Occasional Forms of Prayer, by the Rev. W. Sparrow Simpson, &c. 404

PHOTOGRAPHIC CORRESPONDENCE: Photographic Query Improvement in Collodion Printing Positives Photographic Excursions 406

REPLIES TO MINOR QUERIES: "To Garble" "Lyra Apostolica" John Bale, Bishop of Ossory Burial in an erect Posture "Carronade" "Largesse" Precious Stones "A Pinch of Snuff" Darwin on Steam Gale of Rent Cobb Family "Aches" "Meols" Polygamy Wafers 407

MISCELLANEOUS: Notes on Books, &c. 410 Books and Odd Volumes Wanted 410 Notices to Correspondents 411


In consequence of the Advertisement Duty having been taken off, the customary charges for Advertisements in "The Gardeners' Chronicle and Agricultural Gazette" have been reduced.

Advertisements appear in both Editions without extra charge.

s. d. Space of Four lines and under (body type) 2 6 Each additional line up to Twenty 0 6

From the Official Stamp Returns published April 5, 1854, it appears that during the three preceding years, 1851, 1852, and 1853, the Stamps supplied to each of the undermentioned Journals gave them an average sale of

GARDENERS' CHRONICLE AND AGRICULTURAL GAZETTE 6277 Era 5500 Wesleyan Times 5094 Magnet 4705 Examiner 4694 Mark Lane Express 4500 Evening Mail 4488 Field 4409 Morning Herald 4021 Daily News 3910 Guardian 3904 Economist 3837 British Banner 3798 Record 3736 Watchman 3681 Nonconformist 2987 Spectator 2856 St... Continue reading book >>

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