페이지 이미지
PDF
ePub

THE

ANNUAL

BIOGRAPHY AND OBITUARY,

FOR THE YEAR

1895.

I, ON DO N =
rainted Fort
LONGMAN, HURST, REES, ORME, BROWN, AND GREEN,
PaterNOSter-Row.

1825.

[ocr errors][merged small]

PREFACE.

The alteration that was made last year in the ar. rangement of The Annual Biography and Obituary, by the omission of two of the parts of which it originally consisted, and the consequent enlargement of its principal feature, appearing to have met with general approbation, has been persevered in; and the present may be considered as the permanent form of the work. a As in all preceding instances, the materials of which the following Memoirs are composed, have been derived from various sources;—principally, from contemporary publications of every respectable description, and from private and friendly contributions. The Memoirs of Mrs. Lee, the Marquis of Titchfield, Major Cartwright, and Mr. Bowdich, are original; that of Mr. Lowry is nearly so; and those of Mr. Belzoni, Mr. Capel Lofft, Mr. Sharp, Mrs. Thicknesse, &c. will be found to contain more or less of novel matter. The greatest difficulty which the Editor has experienced in the preparation of the present volume, has

« 이전계속 »