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at two years and three quarters old, surprised his father by playing a tune on the harpsichord readily and in just time: soon after he played several, whatever his mother sung, or whatever he heard in the streets.
Samuel, the youngest, though he was three years old before he aimed at a tune, yet by constantly hearing his brother practise, and being accustomed to good music and masterly execution, before he was six years old arrived at such perfection as to surpass, in many particulars, the attainments of most professors, and before he could write was a composer, and mentally set the airs of several oratorios, which he retained in memory till he was eight years old, and then wrote them down,
LXV. Names of those who first constituted the Antiquarian Society.
4 List of the Society of Antiquaries, ertracted from their Charters of Incorporation, anted November 2, 1751.
THE FIRST COUNCIL.
MARTIN FOLKES, esq.
Philip Yorke, esq.
On the fourteenth of November the following Members were nominated under the Power of the Charter.
Maurice Johnson, esq.
Sir Charles Mordaunt, bart.
George Lynn, esq.
William Sotheby, esq.
Charles Lyttleton, Dean of James Parsons, M. D.
William Hooker, gent.
The names of Archbishop Herring and Lord Chancellor Hardwicke, were added December 12, 1751.
MR. URBAN, March 16, 1780.
THE following is a catalogue of the names of the writers in the two controversies occasioned by the publication of the Confessional, and the presentation of the clergy's petition to the House of Commons. It is left to the more curious and ol. to appropriate their respective works to their rightful owners; and this catalogue is subject to the correction of your correspondents, who may be possessed of better information than your occasional contributor,
A Country Clergyman.
Allen, John, M.A. Vice Principal of Magdalen Hall, Oxford. Balguy, Thomas, D.D. Archdeacon of Winchester. Barker, Robert, B. D. Fellow of Queen's College, Cambridge. possi, John, A. B. Rector of Burgh Castle, Suffolk. Benlow, Mr. of Houghton, near Darlington. Blackall, Samuel, B. D. Fellow of Emanuel College, Cambridge, Boise, FRANCIS, M. A. Archdeacon of Cleveland. Blackstone, Sir William, D.C. L. Buckler, Mr. Benjamin. Burnaby, Andrew, M.A. Vicar of Greenwich. Carlos, James, M.A. Chaplain to the Bishop of St. David's, and Rector of Blofield. Carter, Nicholas, D. D. Rector of Woodchurch, Kent. Clarke, Richard, Rector of Hartley, Kent. Cooper, Samuel, M. A. Rector of Merley and Yelverton, Norfolk. Dawson, Benjamin, LL.D. Roctor of Burgh, Suffolk. Disney, John, D. D. Vicar of Swinderby, Lincolnshire. Duncan, John, D. D. Rector of South Warmborough, Hants. o Thomas, D. D. late Fellow of Clare Hall, Cambridge. Evanson, Edward, M.A. late Vicar of Tewkesbury, Glou. cestershire,
Firebrace, John, A. B. late Lecturer of St. Paul's, Deptford.
Forster, Nathaniel, M. A. of All Saints, Colchester, and T olleshunt Knights, Essex.
Fleming, Caleb, D. D.
Furneux, Philip, D. D.
Goddard, T. M. A. Rector of Swell, Somersetshire.
Gwatkin, Thomas, of Malden, Essex, since Professor of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy in William and Mary College, Virginia.
Hallifax, Samuel, LL.D. King's Professor of Civil Law, Cambridge,
Hardy, Samuel, Rector of Little Blakenham, Suffolk, and Lecturer of Enfield, Middlesex.
Harris, Dr, of Lupit, near Honiton.
Harvest, George, M. A. Fellow of Magdalen College, Cambridge.
Harwood, Edward, D. D.
Haslet, Rey. - , of Maidstone, Kent.
Hey, John, B. D. Fellow of Sidney, Sussex College, Cambridge, and Preacher at Whitehall.
Hopkins, William, A, B. Vicar of Bolney, and Master of the Grammar School of Cuckfield, Sussex.
Ibbetson, James, D. D. Archdeacon of St. Alban's, Rector of Bushy, Herts, and Prebendary of Lincoln.
Jebb, John, M.A. and M. D.
Jones, , Vicar of Shephall, Hertfordshire,
Jones, William, A. B. late of University College, Oxford, Rector of Pluckley, Kent.
Lindsey, Theophilus, M.A. (late) Vicar of Catterick, York. shire.
Madan, M. A. B. Chaplain to the Lock Hospital.
Norman, Henry, late Minor Canon of Winchester. .
Paley, William, M. A. Fellow of Christ's College, Cams bridge.
po Rev. John.
Peckard, Peter, M.A.
Plumptree, Robert, D. D. President of Queen's College, Cambridge.
Powell, W. S. D. D. F. R. S. Master of St. John's College, Cambridge, and Archdeacon of Colchester,
Priestley, jo. LL, D,
Randolph, Thomas, D. D. President of C. C. C. Oxford,