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FOR JANUARY, 1810.
A SERIES OF ORIGINAL MUSIC,
BY MR. HOOK,
THE NEW SERIES.
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CAROLINE COUNTESS DOWAGER OF her own hands. She has ever since devoted KINGSTON, the subject of this sketch, was her time in dispensing those blessings that the grandaughter and sole heiress of James wealth enables her to do, amongst her the last Lord Kingston.
numerous family, large tenantry, and poor She was married at the early age of four of the neighbourhood of Mitchelstown, in teen, to Robert the late Earl ; in conse- the county of Cork, where her Ladyshin's quence of which, the large estates of the princely seat of Mitchelstown Castle is family were again united. Her extreme situated, around which are numerous moyouth and beauty engrossed the public at numents of her munificence and charity; tention for a considerable time, particu- the peasantry are brought up in habits of larly as the ages of the pair did not to- | industry, upon plans peculiar to herself, in gether amount to thirty years, when her the manufacture of spinning, weaving, son, the present Earl of Kingston, was and making lace; all of which are carried born.
on with great spirit and advantage to The late Earl died in 1790, leaving her society. She is the good Christian, the a widow with twelve children; at which affectionate parent, and sincere friend, period her large property reverted into