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1. January 6. George Ellis (1753-1815), English diplomat. M.P. for Seaford. Co-founded the Anti-Jacobin with George Canning and John Hookham Frere; it was edited by William Gifford. A close friend of Walter Scott and Richard Heber. Richard Heber (1773-1833), friend of George Canning and Walter Scott, half-brother to Reginald Heber. William Roscoe (1753-1831), attorney, historian, and Whig M.P for Liverpool, an evangelical. William Huskisson (1770-1830), statesman, Canningite Tory M.P. for Harwich, treasury secretary under Pitt and various other cabinet posts in later career. Charles Grey, second Earl Grey (1764-1845), Whig statesman, later Prime Minster. He supported the war against Napoleon.

2. #124.

3. #129.

4. #134, Dudley.

5. #121*, add Copleston to Falconer, confirms Falconer. Thomas Falconer (1772-1839) Oxford-educated classical scholar.

6. #133, see f.70, letter 8.

7. #118: Shine: Whitaker, Murray Reg., cites Murray's marked QR. Nichols xxix and xxxiv note 2. Thomas Dunham Whitaker (1759-1821), clergyman and author of notable county topographies. Robert Nares (1753-1829) clergyman, founded the British Critic in 1793 and was its editor. He was keeper of manuscripts at the British Museum.

8. Henry IV Part I, Act 2, scene 4:

You rogue, they were bound, every man of them, or I am a Jew
else- an Ebrew Jew.

9. John Davison (1777-1834), later prebendary of Worcester, a contributor to the Quarterly Review.

10. Henry IV Part I, Act 2, scene 4:

No, my good lord; banish Peto, banish Bardolph, banish Poins: but for sweet Jack Falstaff, kind Jack Falstaff, true Jack Falstaff, valiant Jack Falstaff, and therefore more valiant, being, as he is, old Jack Falstaff, banish not him thy Harry's company, banish not him thy Harry's company: banish plump Jack, and banish all the world.








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February 2005