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NEAR THIS PLACE
ARE INTERRED THE REMAINS

OF

JAMES DRAKE AND ELIZABETH HIS WIFE,

INHABITANTS OF THIS TOWN.
JAMES DIED JUNE 24th, 1761,

AGED 75 ;
ELIZABETH DIED JUNE 10th, 1775,

AGED 79.

THEIR HARMONY IN THE CONJUGAL CHARACTER
AND THEIR TENDERNESS IN THE PARENTAL

WERE TRULY AMIABLE ;

THEIR INDUSTRY IN BUSINESS AND THEIR INTEGRITY IN EVERY RELATION OF LIFE

TRULY RESPECTABLE;
THEIR CHARITY EXTENSIVE WITHOUT OSTENTATION,
AND THEIR DEVOTION FERVENT WITHOUT SUPERSTITION.
TO THE JUSTNESS OF THIS REPRESENTATION,

THE ESTEEM OF THEIR FRIENDS,
AND THE DUTIFUL AFFECTION OF THEIR CHILDREN

BEAR AN HONOURABLE TESTIMONY.
SOLID MERIT DISDAINS THE AID OF FLATTERY,

BUT IF GRATITUDE BE PERMITTED
TO COMMEND THE VIRTUES OF THE LIVING,

LET NOT FILIAL PIETY BE CONDEMNED

FOR PAYING THIS TRIBUTE OF SINCERE VENERATION

TO THE MEMORY OF THE DEAD.

IN THE SAME VAULT

ARE BURIED JAMES AND JOHN DRAKE,

ELDEST SONS OF
THE AFORESAID JAMES AND ELIZABETH.

JAMES DIED MARCH, 1737,

AGED 18;

JOHN DIED SEPT. 28th, 1773,

AGED 49.

THREE OF THE CHILDREN ARE NOW LIVING,
RICHARD, LAURENCE, AND THOMAS.

THIS MONUMENT

WAS ERECTED AT THE JOINT EXPENCE

OF RICHARD AND THOMAS,

A. D. 1776.

TO THE MEMORY OF

CHARLES CHAPMAN,

WHO WAS BORN IN NORWICH, AUGUST 8th, 1725,
AND DIED THERE FEBRUARY 3rd, 1802,

TUIS MONUMENT IS ERECTED

BY HIS WIDOW, TWO SONS, AND THREE DAUGHTERS,

IN TESTIMONY

OF THEIR GRATITUDE FOR HIS KINDNESS,

AND THEIR RESPECT FOR HIS VIRTUES.
AMIDST THE CONFIDENCE OF HIS EMPLOYERS,

AND THE ESTEEM OF HIS FRIENDS,

HE CARRIED ON

THE TRADE OF AN UPHOLSTERER FOR 34 YEARS

IN HIS NATIVE CITY.
BY UNWEARIED DILIGENCE,

BY SOUND ECONOMY,
AND BY THE MOST INFLEXIBLE INTEGRITY,

HE ACCUMULATED A FORTUNE

WHICH ENABLED HIM TO RETIRE

FROM THE TOILS AND CARES OF BUSINESS IN 1790. HE WAS SUPPORTED UNDER THE INFIRMITIES OF AGE BY THE ADVANTAGES OF A WELL-EARNED COMPETENCY, AND HE WAS PREPARED FOR THE APPROACH OF DEATH

BY THE REMEMBRANCE OF A WELL-SPENT LIFE.

THIS TABLET

IS CONSECRATED TO THE MEMORY
OF THE REV. JOSEPH PRIESTLEY, LL. D.
BY HIS AFFECTIONATE CONGREGATION,

IN TESTIMONY
OF THEIR GRATITUDE FOR HIS FAITHFUL ATTENTION

TO THEIR SPIRITUAL IMPROVEMENT,
AND FOR HIS PECULIAR DILIGENCE

IN TRAINING UP THEIR YOUTH
TO RATIONAL PIETY AND GENUINE VIRTUE;
OF THEIR RESPECT FOR HIS GREAT AND VARIOUS TALENTS,
WHICH WERE UNIFORMLY DIRECTED TO THE NOBLEST PURPOSES ;

AND OF THEIR VENERATION
FOR THE PURE, BENEVOLENT, AND HOLY PRINCIPLES,
WHICH, THROUGH THE TRYING VICISSITUDES OF LIFE,

AND IN THE AWFUL HOUR OF DEATH,
ANIMATED HIM WITH THE HOPE

OF A BLESSED IMMORTALITY.

HIS DISCOVERIES AS A PHILOSOPHER
WILL NEVER CEASE TO BE REMEMBERED AND ADMIRED

BY THE ABLEST IMPROVERS OF SCIENCE.

HIS FIRMNESS AS AN ADVOCATE OF LIBERTY,
AND HIS SINCERITY AS AN EXPOUNDER OF THE SCRIPTURES,

ENDEARED HIM TO MANY
OF HIS ENLIGHTENED AND UNPREJUDICED CONTEMPORARIES.

HIS EXAMPLE AS A CHRISTIAN
WILL BE INSTRUCTIVE TO THE WISE, AND INTERESTING TO THE GOOD

OF EVERY COUNTRY AND EVERY AGE.
HE WAS BORN AT FIELDHEAD, NEAR LEEDS, IN YORKSHIRE,

MARCH 131h, A. D. 1733,
WAS CHOSEN A MINISTER OF THIS CHAPEL, DEC. 31st, 1780,
CONTINUED IN THAT OFFICE TEN YEARS AND SIX MONTHS,

EMBARKED FOR AMERICA APRIL 7th, 1794.
DIED AT NORTHUMBERLAND TOWN IN PENSYLVANIA,

FEBRUARY Cib, 1804. •

SACRED TO THE MEMORY

OF GEORGE LLOYD, ESQ. LATE OF MANCHESTER,

BARRISTER,
WHO DIED AT BATH OCTOBER THE 12th, 1804,

IN THE 55th YEAR OF HIS AGE.

THIS EXCELLENT MAN WAS LONG AND JUSTLY ENDEARED

TO HIS FAMILY,
BY TENDERNESS AS A HUSBAND,
AND KINDNESS AS A FATHER;

TO HIS ACQUAINTANCE,
BY THE GENTLENESS OF HIS TEMPER,

AND THE SUAVITY OF HIS MANNERS;
AND TO HIS NUMEROUS AND RESPECTABLE FRIENDS,

BY THE ARDOUR, THE SINCERITY,
AND THE STEADINESS OF HIS ATTACHMENTS.

IN THE APPLICATION OF HIS GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

TO THE CHARACTERS OF MEN AND THE EVENTS OF LIFE,

HE PRESERVED THAT RARE AND HAPPY UNION

OF CORRECTNESS AND LIBERALITY,
WHICH IS THE SUR EST CRITERION OF A MIND

VIGOROUS FROM NATURE,
COMPREHENSIVE FROM REFLECTION,

AND VIRTUOUS FROM PRINCIPLE.
IN THE DISCHARGE OF HIS PROFESSIONAL DUTIES

HE WAS DESERVEDLY CELEBRATED
FOR THE SOUNDEST JUDGMENT,
AND THE STRICTEST INTEGRITY.

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