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“Haec studia adolescentiam alunt, senectutem oblectant; secundas res ornant, adversis perfugium ac solatium praebent; delectant domi, non impediunt foris; pernoctant nobiscum, peregrinantur, rusticantur.” — Cicero, Orat. pro Archid.
Mr. Ward on the Ordnance Estimates. Personal Altercation with
Whitbread. Debate on the late Treaties. United Service Club.
Tour of Inspection in Ireland. Ditto in South of England.
Letters to Lord Kenyon. The Duke of Wellington succeeds
Lord Mulgrave at the Head of the Ordnance. Letters from Mr.
W. W. Pole, Lords Bathurst and Mulgrave thereon - Page 1
Tour of Inspection to Northern District. Recommencement of
Diary. Conversation with Lord Sidmouth. Expected Riots.
Meeting of Parliament. Prince Regent insulted. Apathy of
English People. Too great Reliance on the Exertions of their
Government - - - - - - 16
Illness of Mrs. Ward. Diary continued. The Duke's Kindness.
Fortifications at Hull. Death of the King. Progress of the
Queen's Trial. Conclusion of Diary - - - 45
First Commencement of Novel-writing. “Tremaine” published
by Colburn. Reasons for preserving Incognito. Letters to
and from Mr. and Mrs. Austen, Robert Southey, the late Dr.
Copleston, Bishop of Llandaff, and others. Odd Consequences
of his Incognito. Visits Mulgrave Castle. Letters thence to
Mr. and Mrs. Austen. Other fashionable Novelists in the
Field. Criticism on “Vivian Grey.” “De Vere.” Letters
thereon from Canning, from an anonymous Correspondent, and
from B. D'Israeli, Esq. - - - - Page 103
Break-up of the Liverpool Government. Extracts from Letters
of the late Duke of Buckingham to Mr. Ward, and from Mr.
Ward to Mrs. Austen. Mr. Ward's Marriage with Mrs. Plumer
Lewin. Office of Auditor of the Civil List, held by him,
abolished. Correspondence with the late Lord Althorpe
thereon - - - - - - - 167
Mr. Ward's Family Afflictions. Death of his two elder Daughters
and of Mrs. Plumer Ward. Declining Health of younger
Daughter. Goes to Brighton. Marriage with Mrs. Okeover.
Passes Winter at Wiesbaden. Letters from thence. Recon-
ciliation with an old Friend. Various Letters - - 185
Publication of “De Clifford.” Mr. Ward's Remarks on the Re-
volution of 1688. Letter of the Right Honourable C. W. W.
Wynn. Continuation of Correspondence with Mr. and Mrs.
Austen. Increasing Infirmity of Health. Removal to the
Lieut.-Governor's House at Chelsea Hospital. His Death.
His miscellaneous unpublished Works - - - 203