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tkat the expence of printing it , which was defrayed "by Prince Radzivil , Palatine of Vote a , amounted' to ten thousand gulden crowns . It was entirely superintended by the leaders of the Socinians , aniong whom was the celebrated Michael Servetus , De Bure observes , that only two copies were known , oiie in the Imperial Library at Vienna , and
the other io the Royal Library of Paris . Jiarl Spencer has , however , a beautiful copy , for which I have heard he gave one hundred pounds . The Bishop of Rochester ' s wants , I believe , a leaf . The title is in the Polish language , which De Bure was not able to translate , as the copy at Paris had no title , and several leaves at the beginning were torn
out , . ' Between the Old and New Testament , there are several preliminary dissertations in the Polish language . * For further particulars Concerning this great literary curiosity * see Clement Bibliotheque Curieuse de JLivres rares . Vol . iv . p , io ©*'
" Mr * Edwards ^ in his extensive and valuable collection , among many other curiosities , is in possession of Luther ' s Bible , with Luthex * s autograph in it , that of Melancthop , and those of several other Rerformers * We
understand that it does not contain the disputed and how generally rejected verse , 1 Joha . v . 7 >
On Dr . Priestley ' s Connection with the Marquis of Lansdown * Sir ,
As it is the laudable object of your ambition in the conduct of your useful publication , to stamp upon it the character of accuracy , and to secure to it the respect of the public , by a studious regard to
truth in your statements and investigations ; I make no apology for requesting you to correct a nrisstatement of a fact , as given in the IVtonthty Repository for last Octqber * The error to be recti-
fied , may be of little moment to the public , or even to indi victuals ; but as i £ has had a wid * 3 circulation , by being a second time received into your Repository * you
will admit that , for the sake of truth it ought to be a second time corrected , and through the same channel .
In trifc review of ( he life of the Rev . George Walker , in which the character of that excellent man is ably drawn , and a just estimate formed of his rare talents and his , upright and benevolent rnind , it is stated , ( V . v . p . 506 ) that on account of his marriage iC he refused an invitation from the late
Marquis of Lansdown to become tutor to the last Marquis of Lansdown . Dr . Price strongly recommended him to the Marquis , Dr . Priestley afterwards accepted the invitation . ^
The respectable reviewer of the article would naturally plead the authority of the ingenious bio « grapher of Mr . Walker , who states in the Memoir prefixed to his " Essays / ' ( vol . I . p . 70 ) that u Walker ' s marriage at this
particular period prevented his acceptance of a situation , which ^ in other respects , would have been highly desirable . ' ' And again , ( p . 72 ) Mr . Walker ' s sole objection to jhis proposal was the idea that the services required in such a situation would have interfered
too much with his domestic comfort as a married man . It was , however , afterwards accepted by Dr . Priestley under the same cjr ~ cumstances *" Statements equally incorrect : have been given in some other
* See the correction of Mrs . Capped having fallen into the same error . ~ Monthly Repository , v . Ill , p , %%% .
On Dr . Priestley ' s Connection with the Marquis of Lamdown . 17
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Monthly Repository (1806-1838) and Unitarian Chronicle (1832-1833), Jan. 2, 1811, page 17, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/mruc/issues/vm2-ncseproduct2412/page/17/