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time , to greater honours * han the late Earl of Liverpool . His outset in life was very obscure .- * He was the son of Colonel Charles Jenkinson , a descendant of the family of Jenkinsonv of Walcot , in Oxfordshire . Born to little or no patrimony , he was destined for the church , and educated at Oxford , where he early displayed literary talents . Hence he was recommended as " private , secretary to Lord Bute , then lord of
the ascendant and secret counsellor of the King ; an -appointment which brought him forward and made him . personally known to his present Majeirfy , soon after his acce-sion to the throne . Patience , perseverence , application and indefatigable assiduity in business , supplied in him the want of
brilliant parts . In 17 61 he was made Uruler-Secretary of State ; he was Secretary to the Treasury in 1763 and 1764 1 in 1766 he was created a Lord of the Admiralty , and war a JLord of the Treasuiy from 1767 to 1773 In the above-mentioned year , 1766 , he was appointed Chancellor of the Dutchy of Lancaster , and President of the
Board of Trade , and also created a Barou by the title of JLord Hawkesbury . He was made Earl of X-. iverpool by Mr . Pitt , in 1796 , No man more uniformly enjoyed the royal favour , and at the levee his Majesty ' s attention to him was always majked . Mason , in his Heroic Epi&tle to Sir Wm . Chambers * describing the circle at court ancjL the anxiety of individuals to attract the attention of the
Sovereign , says of the crowd composing ittC Pleas'd with a single word , nor hope for more , ' " Tho' Je nkinbon is bless'd with many a score . " The King ' s favour was the reward of deference to his prejudices and
concurrence with all hu passions . The Earl of Liverpool was * always an obsequious instrument in the hands of royalty . He "Was justly supposed to be the head of " the Family Party ' behind the throne . He accumulated a large fortune in the course of a long life . He pufili ^ hed
several pamphlets dn trade and economy , which shew an extensive knowledge of business , ingenuity and comprehension of mind . His last publication was * A Treatise on the coins of . the Realm , in a Letter to the King , " fcg ^? 6 , _ In his person h « was above the ordinary size ' .
and his manners were unassuming . A severe disorder in his bowels was the immediate cause of His < $ eath , which was probably hastened by the shock that h « had received a few days before , when Lady Liverpool ' s dress caught fire and he was too' much exhausted by illness to render her any assistance . He is succeeded in his title and estate by Robert Lord Hawkesbury , Secretary of State for the Home Department , now in . his 38 th year .
December 11 , at Palgrave , in the county of Suffolk , died , Mrs LLOYD , the wife of the Rev . C . Lloyd . The situation in which she bad been for many years placed , was arduous and important . In addition to the care of a youngs numerous and increasing family of her
own , she had to superintend the dome-tic concerns of a flourishing school of the first respectability . The ' accurate judgment , unremitting care and maternal kindness with which she performed her duty in this capacity , afforded perfect satisfaction to all concerned and secured their gratitude .
As a wife her memory will always be revered by him wKo knew her by that endearing » name . Her loss to him is the loss of a steady , faithful and affectionate friend , and of a calm , dispassionate and
judicious monitor . As a mother , her affection for her children , though ardent and uniform , was always tempered by prudence and judgment . ' In forming an opinion upon any subject ; she exercised tne most mature deliberation , but when
once her conclusions were drawn , when the course of conduct which she ought to follow , was clearly ascertained , she pursued it with a perseverance which nothing could abate . In her were happily united , firmness of mind and
Suavity of manners . In all the trials and dangers of life , she was perfectly calm and collected , an entire stranger to every boisterous and angry passion . A character so amiable , so eminently and steadily virtuous could not fail to obtain
universal respect and esteem . Every tongue is eloquent in the praise . Poverty blesses her memory and bedews her grave with the tear of gratitude . The powerful principles of TatibtfaJ religion , were the seed from Which sprang such an ' abundant hardest of good works . Her God wa £ hfer Father , arid *' her
brethren mankind . The first ; alarming symptoms of the fatal disorder wtyich
Obituary ., 51
Earl of Liverpool . Mrs . Lloy d *
Monthly Repository (1806-1838) and Unitarian Chronicle (1832-1833), Jan. 2, 1809, page 51, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/mruc/issues/vm2-ncseproduct1732/page/51/