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108 NOTES AND QUERIES. [iz S .X.F BB . 11,1922. Zacharias, Salome, Cleophas, Alpheus, Zebedee and three others. The women are the Virgin Mary, Mary Cleophas, Mary Salome, Anne, Elizabeth and two others ; | and the children are Jesus, John the Baptist, John the Evangelist, James Major, James Minor, Judas Thaddeus, Joseph Justus, j Simon Zelotes and perhaps one other. Who were these others ? F. LAMBARDE. Perugia. EIGHTEENTH- CENTURY POETS (see ante, p. 91). 18. I. H. Browne's 'A Pipe of Tobacco.' Who was the " ingenious friend " who contributed the parody of Ambrose Philips ? 19. John Straight. When was he born ? It must have been about the sixteen - eighties. 20. ' Who has e'er been at Baldock must needs know the mill.' This poem was | printed in 'Clio and Euterpe' (1759). Is! the author known ? 21. Anonymous poems in Dodsley's collec- j tion, ' The Plaything Changed ' (" Kitty's | charming voice and face") and 'True wit is like the brilliant stone.' Is the author! of either known ? 22. Anonymous poem in Aikin's collec- ! tion, ' Ye little Loves that round her wait.' | Is the author known ? 23. Anonymous poem in Ritson's collec- 1 tion, ' Love's no irregular desire.' Is the ; author known ? 24. Anonymous poems in Dalrymple's ! collection, ' Ah ! dear Belinda hither fly ' j and 'The Fan' ("For various purpose 1 serves the fan "). Is the author of either known ? 25. Mary Jones. When was she born and when did she die ? She was a friend of Dr. Johnson's and published ' Miscel- lanies in Prose and Verse ' at Oxford in 1750. 26. John Sharp, D.D. Died 1772. When was he bom ? 27. Samuel Boyce (not Boyse). Died! 1775. Published 'Poems on Several Occa- sions ' in 1757. When was he born ? 28. Mary Whately. Published 'Poems on, Several Occasions ' in 1764. Is anything known of her ? 29. Mrs. Greville, author of the ' Prayer for Indifference.' When was she born and when did she die ? Am I right in supposing her to have been the mother of Mrs. Crewe ? Was her Christian name Frances ? 30. William Kendall. Published ' Poems ' (8vo, Exeter, 1793). Is anything known of him ? I apologize for sending such a long list of queries. I have not been able to find any of the information asked for in the ' D.N.B.* I. A. WILLIAMS. 10, Mulberry Walk, S.W.3. COLONEL CHARLES WHITEFOORD. Can any reader furnish me with any details re- garding the wife, and the place and date of the marriage, of Colonel Charles White- foord, third son of Sir Adam Whitefoord, Bart., of Blaquahan, Ayrshire, a descendant of the family of Whitefoord of that ilk. Charles Whitefoord entered the Navy in 1718 ; transferring to the Army, he was gazetted Ensign in 1728 in Lord John Kerr's Regiment of Foot (31st Foot). He served in Minorca, 1738-40, as Captain in the Royal Irish Regiment, and in 1740 served in the West India Expedition as Major and A.D.C. to his uncle, Charles, 8th Baron Cathcart. In 1745-46 Chas. Whitefoord, then Lt.- Col. 5th Marines, served under Sir John Cope at Preston Pans, and later was present at Culloden. He compiled a defence of Sir John Cope, and his conduct at Preston Pans and his chivalrous relations with Alexander Stewart of Inverhayle form the basis of the relations between Colonel Talbot and Baron Bradwardine in Sir Walter Scott's ' Waverley.' Charles Whitefoord died at Galway on Jan. 2, 1753, as Colonel of the 5th (Irwin's) Regiment of Foot. Charles Whitefoord's wife is stated to have been a daughter or niece of the Earl of Morton ; she had probably died by 1738. Colonel Chas. Whitefoord had two children : 1. Caleb Whitefoord, F.R.S., F.S.A., born at Edinburgh in 1734, was educated at James MundelTs school and entered Edin- burgh University in 1748. In 1782-3 he was secretary of the " Commission for Treating of Peace with America " at Ver- sailles. Caleb Whitefoord was a well-known wit, dilettante and litterateur in London in the latter part of the eighteenth century, the friend of Dr. Johnson, Sir Joshua Reynolds, David Garrick and Oliver Gold- smith ; he was the subject of a long notice in Goldsmith's ' Retaliation,' ending _with the following lines : Merry Whitefoord, farewell, for thy sake I'll admit, That a Scot may have humour, I'd almost said wit.