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PUBLISHER OF

THE ATHENÆUM :

A LITERARY CHRONICLE OF HALF A CENTURY.

COMPILED BY

JOHN C. FRANCIS

WITH AN

INTRODUCTORY NOTE BY H. R. FOX BOURNE.

IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. II.

LONDON :
RICHARD BENTLEY & SON,

NEW BURLINGTON STREET,
Publishers in Ordinary to Her Majesty the Queen.

1888.

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CONTENTS OF VOL. II.

CHAPTER II.—1858.

Death of Havelock--Poem-Sir William Peel - Books on the
Mutiny-Two Ladies on the Siege of Lucknow-Greathed
at Delhi-Literary Works—Marriage of the Princess Royal-
Dr. Doran's Article--Sunday Evening Services at Westminster
Abbey and St. Paul's Death of Edward Moxon-Athenæum
Volumes issued Half Yearly-Shakspeare's Autograph-Death
of Robert Brown - Faraday on Science — Death of Mrs.
Marcet -- Of Mrs. Jane Loudon – Kentish Archäological
Society-Death of George Combe-Of W. H. Curran-Of
H. Osborn Cureton - The Atlantic Cable Completed --
Donati's Comet-Death of Dr. G. Peacock-William Beck.
ford-Life of Douglas Jerrold ... ... ... 35—72

VOL. II.

Chapter III.—1859.

The Queen proclaimed in India - New Year's Day-Volunteer

Corps Formed-The Artists'--Invasion Literature--Sir J. F.
Burgoyne's Opinions-Sir Howard Douglas on Fortification-
The Duke of Wellington on Coast Defences—Indian Mutiny
Literature - Cawnpore -'A Year's Campaigning '-Dundas
Robertson on the Mutiny-Sir Henry Lawrence on Annexa.
tion–The Year's Literature-Death of S. W. Singer-Of

Archdeacon Williams-National Portrait Gallery Opened-

Prof. Owen on the Gorilla-Death of Henry Hallam-Liver-

pool Free Libraries-All the Year RoundThe Libri MSS.-

The Iron Crown of Lombardy-Vauxhall Gardens-Death of

Leigh Hunt-Cornhill Magazine - Macmillan's Magazine

Darwin's "Origin of Species '—British and Foreign Bible

Society-Flogging abolished in the Army-Death of De

Quincey-Of Lord Macaulay ... ... ... 73-11

CHAPTER V.-1862–1865.

The International Exhibition-Death of Miss Woodfall-Sir
Marc Isambard Brunel—Thames Tunnel-Death of Buckle
-Dr. Doran on the Prince and Princess of Wales-1833

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