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Notes and Queries, Number 236, May 6, 1854 A Medium of Inter-communication for Literary Men, Artists, Antiquaries, Genealogists, etc   By:

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Transcriber's note: A few typographical errors have been corrected: they are listed at the end of the text.



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

No. 236.] SATURDAY, MAY 6. 1854. [Price Fourpence. Stamped Edition 5d.


NOTES: Page An Encyclopædia of Ventilation, by Bolton Corney 415 The House of Russell, or Du Rozel, by John Macray 416 Ferdinand Charles III., Duke of Parma 417 Original Royal Letters to the Grand Masters of Malta, by William Winthrop 417

MINOR NOTES: Whipping a Lady Mother of Thirty Children "Ought" and "Aught" Walton Salutations Good Times for Equity Suitors The Emperor of Russia and the Order of the Garter 419

QUERIES: Sir Henry Wotton's Verses, "The Character of a Happy Life," by John Macray 420

MINOR QUERIES: Plants and Flowers Quotations wanted Griffith, William, Bishop of Ossory "Cowperiana" John Keats's Poems Holland Armorial Stoke and Upton Slavery in England "Go to Bath" Mummy Chests The Blechenden Family Francklyn Household Book Lord Rosehill's Marriage Colonel Butler Willesdon, co. Middlesex 421

MINOR QUERIES WITH ANSWERS: Ashes of "Lignites" Bishop Bathurst "Selah" The Long Parliament "The Three Pigeons" Captain Cook Varnish for old Books Cabbages 422

REPLIES: Addison's Hymns, by J. H. Markland 424 Longfellow, by John P. Stillwell, &c. 424 Books burnt by the Hangman, by E. F. Woodman, &c. 425 Sack 427 Irish Law in the Eighteenth Century, by Alexander Andrews, &c. 427 Job xix. 26., by the Rev. Moses Margoliouth 428

PHOTOGRAPHIC CORRESPONDENCE: Photographic Experiences The Céroléine Process On preserving the Sensitiveness of Collodion Plates 429

REPLIES TO MINOR QUERIES: Tippet Heraldic Anomaly George Wood of Chester Moon Superstitions "Myself" Roman Roads in England Anecdote of George IV. General Fraser The Fusion "Corporations have no souls" Apparition of the White Lady Female Parish Clerk Bothy King's Prerogative and Hunting Bishops Green Eyes Brydone the Tourist Descendants of John of Gaunt, Noses of "Put" "Caricature; a Canterbury Tale" 430

MISCELLANEOUS: Notes on Books, &c. 433 Books and Odd Volumes Wanted 433 Notices to Correspondents 434





By the Author of "CHARLES ANCHESTER,"

Is just out.

In Three Volumes.

London: SMITH, ELDER, & CO., 63. Cornhill.

THE WATERLOO BANQUET AT APSLEY HOUSE, and numerous others of the Finest Works of Art, are now for the first time reduced below the prices at which they were originally published; see AN HISTORIC AND DESCRIPTIVE CATALOGUE of Fine and Important Engravings, including all the Publications of Mr. Alderman Moon, who has retired from Business, now published by THOMAS BOYS (of the late firm of Moon, Boys, and Graves), Printseller to the Royal Family, 467. Oxford Street, London. This Catalogue occupies Sixty Pages in royal octavo; of the importance of the Works enumerated and noticed, it may suffice to say, that MR. BOYS paid the Alderman on his retirement more than Twenty Thousand Pounds for the Property purchased of him... Continue reading book >>

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