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LONDON, SATURDAY, JULY 1, 1893.

which member of the family actually wrote “The

History of Guildford,' but it was probably not the CONTENTS.-No 79.

work, of one hand alone. Very possibly John NOTES:-The History of Guildford,' 1 -Our Public Re- Russell himself superintended the work, but the

cords, 3 – Blizabeth and Mary, Queen of Scots de Singer's actual literary work was in all probability done by -Capt. Cook's 'Journal'—Orlando the Paladin-School his third son, Thomas (born 1748, died 1822), of Magazines, 6.

Merton College, Oxford, B.C.L., 1790, instituted to QUERIES :-Armorial Families – Surgeon Adams – Hyde the rectory of West Clandon, Surrey, in 1788, who

- Richard Savage Churchwardens Accounts, Esture appears to have been the most literary and archaeomey-Burying a Witch" Flowing Philosophers” - Thos. logical member of this remarkable family. John Shadwell - Troy Town - Name of Publisher-Father of Russell at a later date took his second son Samuel James I. – Madame Campan - Marriage Custom, 8 Longueville Baronetcy – Signet Ring – Parr Family (born 1746, died 1824) into partnership. The 'HigAuthors Wanted, 9.

tory of Guildford' was, at that time, only a shilling REPLIES :-Library School of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, 9 pamphlet of twenty-four pages, and the second

The Liberal, lo-Town-Clarinda-Vanishing London edition, enlarged, which contained forty-four pages, -Palfrey and Post, 11-Ariosto—"Looking from under Brent Hill," 12" Spurn-point"-The Horse-chestnut

was issued in 1800, 8vo., and bears the imprint of James Craggs's Family Papers—Church Patronage Trust

“J, and S. Russell." Both of these editions are Registers of Baptisms by Laymen, 13—"Fimble,” 14Hollow Sword Blade Company-The Woodpecker-Aust

Very scarce. Silver Swan-Handie, 15—"Exceptio probat regulam" The complete edition of the ‘History of GuildQuadruple Births-- Henchman, 18--Hill.“ Hoodlumism" ford' appeared the next year, 1801, bearing the -Abernethy-"Clicking-time"-Heraldic Castles—"Wedding Knife," – 17 – Innsbruck Hofkirche-“The retired

same imprint. It had by that time become a subtallow chandler"– The Scape Goat, 18—" Slopseller”-stantial book of 328 pages, crowded with interest“Every mickle makes a muckle," 19.

ing matter most accurately and carefully extracted NOTES ON BOOKS :-Bishop's 'Prison Life of Marie An- from the original books and MSS. belonging to the toinette' - Heath's The English Peasant' - Sweet's town. Unfortunately its general arrangement . Primer of Historical English Grammar to the Chetham Society's Publications – Calendars of leaves much to be desired, and its want of an index State Papers,' Vols. IV. and V.

is a very considerable drawback to its usefulness. Notices to Correspondents.

As the standard work on the subject it is, however, still of the greatest importance, and it is the most

valuable contribution over yet made towards a full Hotes.

history of the town. Thomas Russell had an

evident intention of illustrating it very fully, as THE 'HISTORY OF GUILDFORD AND ITS

many exquisite drawings are still extant which he AUTHORS.

designed for the purpose. Some copies, indeed, The family of Rassell was for many generations were issued with some views cut from his father's one of the most important in Guildford, and to North-West Prospect and mounted on plain various members of it we are indebted for almost pages, and some with a folding view of the town, all the early historical research that was embodied cleverly drawn by the father, John Russell

. An in the well-known Russell's ' History of Guildford.' octavo view of the town from the same gifted hand

Some confusion has, however, arisen with regard adorns other copies, and many possess the two to the different members of this family who are portraits of Archbishop Abbott and Sir Nicholas connected with local literature, and it may be well Kempe which were prepared for the 'Life of Abbot,' to place briefly before the reader & sketch of the to which reference is made further on. The folding family history, which may aid in clearing up any plate of Trinity Hospital, from the same work, is to confusion of identity. Since 1509 have the Russell be found occasionally in the 'History'; but thọ family been connected with the town ; but it will only plate which actually belongs to the book and suffice for the present purpose if attention is first was prepared for it, and does not appear in other directed to John Russell, four times Mayor of works, is the plate of Guildford traders' tokens Guildford, who was born on Jan. 21, 1711, and issued in the seventeenth eentury. The pagination died June 1, 1804. He married Ann Parvish, of the book is most peculiar. The general paginaand had a family of seven children.

tion is i-xii and 1-328 ; but, in addition to this, He was a bookseller in Guildford, occupying pp. 95-102 inclusive appear five times, and are premises at No. 32, High Street, now the residence distinguished in this quadruple arrangement by of Messrs. W. Stent & Sons, his successors. He the addition to the figures of one, two, three, and took much interest in his native town, and his im- four stars. Pp. 143 and 144, 175-182 inclusive, and print-"J. Russell, Bookseller"-appears on the 187-206 inclusive are also doubled, the extra pages first edition (1777), 8vo., of 'The History and De- being starred by one asterisk. There are several scription of Guildford, the County-Town of Surrey,' minor differences between the copies issued, but and upon 'The Adventures of the Guildford Jack all are of the same edition, and the discrepancies Daw'(1820 ?), 12mo. It is not very clear as to due to the eccentricities of publisher and printer.

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